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VALA 6 ART

Sounds for Plant Lovers. Episode 6 features words from the late great Nipsey Hussle who passed away a year ago yesterday on March 31st. Inserted are clips from our conversation including music to help you get through the day. Enjoy.

VALA FM FM 006: Tracklist

Words with Nipsey
Nipsey Hussle – Double Up
Money Chicha – Ponte Loca
Stro Elliott – Lake Minnetonka
Fania All Stars – El Raton
Shigeto – Ann Arbor Pt 3 and 4
Words with Nipsey
Marvin Gaye – I Want You (GAMM Edit)
Khayote – Aloe Vera
Young Pulse – Work To Do
Floating Points – Vacuum Boogie
Words with Nipsey
Herbie Mann – Todos Locos (Live Version)
Bobby Mcferrin – Taylor MAde
Boom Clap Bachelors – Tiden Flyver
The Dynamics – The Creator Has A Master Plan
Nipsey Hussle – No Favours (aywy Edit)

Enjoy! 2019 is a strong year for quality sounds + releases. Here are a few that remain strong in my headphones and celebrating not just 2019, but some of my strong rotations.  Download here.

FAVORITES // MIXTAPE

Injury Reserve – New Hawaii
Steve Lacy – Like Me
Raveena – Stone
Choker – Petrol Bliss
ESTA – Crazy
Jai Paul – Do You Love Her Now?
Mac Ayres – Lonely
Omar Apollo – Erase
Flying Lotus – Say Something
Thornato w/ Benjamin Vanegas – Mama Clo
Peggy Gou – Hungboo
Azymuth – Castelo (Demo Version)
Cool Out Sun – Night Shine
Marcel Vogel – I Got Jesus
Tim Wharp – Cole Dub
Creme D’ Cocoa – To Jam (Sly Edit)
Nu Guinea – Stann Fore
Ensemble Enetendu – Peel Back

Ive been swamped for the past year but these are the cuts that have been in rotation when Im alone driving home after a dj set. Artists like Omar Apollo, Steve Lacy, Ambar Lucid, Tierra Whack and the others featured on this mix are really exciting and pushing sound into new dimensions. Hope you dig.

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tracklist: 

C Y G N – Joga Bonito
Steve Lacy – N Slide
Pescribe Da Vibe – Difficult
Babeheaven – Circles
Mayra Andrade – Tan Kalakatan
PAX – Because We’re Young
Pinty – Nightcrawler
Tierra Whack – Fruit Salad
Yeek – Shake
Yellow Magic Orchestra – Ongaku
Calud – Easy
Contour – Stop Trying To Be God (Cover)
Henry Canyons – The Cool Side
The Comet Is Coming – Brith Of Creation
The Creative One – It Gets Better (Feat. theMIND)
Ambar Lucid – Letting Go
Brainstory – Dead End
Emawk – No One
Noname – Window
Meernaa – Wildest Eyes
Los Retros – Someone to Spend Time With
Omar Apollo – Ashamed

Here are some of my favorite gems as of late. Hope you dig!

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Ministry Of Alienation
Crayon – I Came By To Let You Know Im Leaving
Jorja Smith – On My Mind (Tera Kora Edit)
Henry Canyons – The Cool Side
Poppy Ajudha – Love Falls Down
Ravyn Lenae – Blossom Dearie
Delilah Holliday – Babylon
Kiefer – Miss U
Jono McCleery – La Ritournelle
The Jefferson Park Boys – Gramercy Place
Phonte – Such Is Life
BoyBoy – Boy
Cleo Sol – Why Don’t You
30/70- Source
Fortune – Finesse
Nick Bike – Oh Jay
Bjork – Blissing Me (Feat. Serpentwithfeet)
Fantasy Guys – Jazzy Kisses
Mr. Fingers – Praise To The Vibes
Daphni – Carry On
Nosaj Thing – U G (Les Sins Remix)
Peggy Gou – It Makes You Forget (Itgehane Remix)
Jordan Rakei – Eye To Eye (Dan Key Remix)
Nilufer Yanya – Keep On Calling
Yuko – The Idealist

SXSW ART

Here we got! Recently I posted a complete list of all the artists I wanted to see at this year’s SXSW. I wanted to go deeper and actually share some of these artists that I think could have a nice buzz in 2018 and beyond. If you are out in Austin this year, let’s connect! Ill be around in search of the best coffee, tacos and also participating on the Co-Sign panel. Details here.

TRACKLIST:

Anna Wise – Precious Possession
A.Chal – Love N Hennessy
Demo Taped – Not Enough
Suzi Wu – Speed
Jordan Rakei – Eye To Eye
Buddy – Find Me
Knox Fortune – Lil Thing
Stimulator Jones – Soon Never Comes
BLVCK SPVDE – Dance 4 Me
El Combo Chimbita – Puro Show
CAPYAC – Speedracer
Men I Trust – Tailwhip
DUCKWRTH – Get Ugly (Feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow)
Homeboy Sandman – Bamboo
Nubla Garcia – Lost Kingdoms
Princess Nokia – Bart Simpson
Ezra Collective – Pure Shade
Jade Bird – Cathedral
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2:00 PM: Extending Your Reach at College Radio
Moderated by: Jessica Weber (co-sign)
Panelists: Rodney Carmichael (NPR), Anthony Valadez (KCRW / TuneIn), Dessa (Artist)

Keeping what you do at your station relevant beyond the bounds of your campus involves thinking beyond just your on-air signal. Podcasts, on demand programming, online features and reviews; all these things and more help expand your programming and vision to a much larger audience. Learn how to do this, even with limited budgets.