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45 minutes of songs to help ease you out of Summer and into the Fall mood. Stream it or enjoy this free download (limited time). If you follow my adventures on Instagram odds are you saw many of my shots of Venice Beach, the sand, the dog walks. It’s been a magical time so I couldn’t think of a better way to wrap things up then with this perfect soundtrack. Enjoy!

Biig Piig – Vete
Easy Life – Silverado
Clairo – Close To You
The Comet Is Coming – Birth Of Creation
Faye Webster – Flowers
Evisbeats – Nantonaku Ft. Takahashi Tom
Ta-Ku – White
Vulture Street Tape Gang – House Is Falling Down
Bakar- Stop Selling Her Drugs (Feat. Dominic Fike)
Freddie Gibbs w/ Madlib – Gat Damn
Somepling – AutumnMaps
Pablo – High Jazz (Grooveman Spot Remix)
Teebs – Mirror Memory
KNXLEDGE – JSTFRENDS.
Guts – Ja Nao Ha Miaz
Berhana – Lucky Strike
Black Friction – Eto
Tainy – Feel It Too
Sault – Think About It
Seb Wildblood – Thought For Food
Roy Blair – Fantazia
Brittany Howard – Goat Head

Had a blast in Portland and listening to songs that have been sitting in the inbox for a minute during several road trips. In honor of the Woman’s World Cup win over the Netherlands, I kicked off the set with a few cuts to celebrate the win. New sounds from Ta-Ku, Quitapenas, Hope Tala, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, bLAck pARty, Thom Yorke + more. Hope you enjoy. And shout outs to Liz + Jeff Staple for the in studio hang! Photo by Ali Imam.

Sunday, July 7th

SUNDAY KCRW
Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)
Chaka Kon – Every Woman (Kon edit)
Whitney Houston – I’m Every Woman
Mestre Cupijo E Seu Ritmo – Farol Do Marajo
The Smiths – Rubber Ring
Cassius – Cassius 1999
The Chemical Brothers – Got To Keep On
Tyler, The Creator – I Think
Ta-Ku and Matt McWaters – White
Wild Belle – Mockingbird
April + Vista – Fomo
Black Pumas – Know You Better
Quincy Jones – Summer In The City
Pharcyde – Passin’ Me By
Joao Gilberto – Triste
Alma Luna – Princesa Isabel
Flying Lotus – Say Something
Quitapenas – La Educacion
Laundry – Berkshire
Cee-Lo Green – Gettin’ Grown
Yam Who? & Jaegerossa – Higher
Kindness – Lost Without (Ft. Seinabo Sey)
Hope Tala – D.T.M.
Faye Webster – Flowers
J Balvin x Bad Bunny – La Cancion
Thom Yorke – Impossible Knots
bLAck pARty – Home (Ft. Zoe & Y. Machelle)
Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff – The Touch
DJ Spinna – Elly
Tuxedo – Extra Texture (Ft. Dam Funk)
Bobby Brown – Rock Wit’Cha
Minnie Riperton – Baby, This Love I Have
Joao Gilberto – Tin Tin Por Tin Tin
Steve Lacy – Only If
Paula Morelenbaum – Berimbau
Chance The Rapper – Paranoia
Nia Andrews – Linger
Iris Temple – Real
Branko & Umi Copper – Stand By
Brittany Howard – History Repeats
Peggy Gou – Hungboo
Chicano Batman – Scab
Stevedreez – Solo
Prince – Pink Cashmere
Grandmagneto – Let’s Dance
Major Lazer – Can’t Stop Now (Ft. Mr. Vegas & Jovi Rockwell)
Quickly, Quickly – Lesson On Counting
Santana – Black Magic Woman (DJ Theory remix)
Cherrelle – I Didn’t Mean To Turn You on (The Bladerunners remix)
Maxwell – No One
Joao Selva – Um Caroco
Jordan Rakei – Mind’s Eye
Reyna Tropical – La Madrugada
Preservation Hall Jazz Band – I Am
Goldlink – U Say (Ft. Tyler, The Creator & Jay Prince)
Sosupersam – Drip
Drew – Novinha (Shawty)
Roy Ayers – Accessibility
Anderson .Paak – Twilight
Build An Ark – You’ve Gotta Have Freedom (J. Rocc remix)

 

Photos by Ali Imam

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This new MNDSGN continues to mellow things out nicely after midnight. No brainer I rock this album nonstop. New Dexter Story teaming up with Kamasi Washington + how brilliant is this forthcoming record from Yussef Kamaal? DVSN kills it on several remixes and who is this amazing Sophie Meiers? Enjoy!

PLAYLIST

DJ Rodgers – Don’t Go Away
SG Lewis – Meant To Be (Ta-Ku Remix)
Mac Miller – My Favorite Part (Feat. Ariana Grande)
Dexter Story – Wejene Aoloa (Feat. Kamasi Washington)
MNDSGN – Ya Own Way
TENNYSON – Beautiful World
Howie Lee – Kai

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Anthony Valadez – Divide It (Feat Adad) Elusive Remix)
Yussef Kamaal – Joint 17

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Charlie X Sinh – Tell Me (Feat. Sophie Meiers)
Childish Gambino – Flight Of The Navigator (Tacitex Remix)
Francis And The Lights – Comeback
StarRo – Cant Take It Back (Feat Gavin Turek)

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Budamunk – The Corner
Janee – For My Lady
Frank Ocean – God Speed (DVSN Remix)

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Unknown – Untitled 23
Geotheory – Work It Girl
Oliver St. Louis – Foolish (Produced by Oddisee
Aaliyah – One In a Million (DVSN Remix)
Pegasus Warning – Traces
Chris Brown – What Would You Do?
Recordbreakin Ensemble – Pleasure Pain Disgo

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Ty Dolla $ign – Stealing
Frank Ocean – Seigfried
Vide – Heart On My Sleeve
Outboxx – So Strong (Feat. Naomi Jeremy

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Los Diplomaticos – La Burrita
Yussef Kamaal – Lowrider
FFX – Would I Why?
Dennnis Bovell – Heaven
Tay Sean – FML
James Vincent Mcmorrow – I Lie Awake Every Night

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INVISBL  SCRACH PICKLZ – Fresh Out Of
Jon Bap – Other People
Gaslamp Killer – Warm Wind
Jael – Beautiful People X Wake Up
Kwalia – Pulse

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Al Sarah and The Nubatones – Elheel
Nautiluss – Kodama

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This 3 hour set was all about the vibe versus the content. I think it was a tough Monday so I just had to play the gems that best represented my mood at the time. And you know what? It actually sounded great! Lots of Canadian gems courtesy of Majid Jordan, River Tiber and Tennyson. Stand out cut of the session had to be from Quentin Miller with Cliche! Hope you dig!

OMID WALIZADEH – Modern Persian Speech Sounds
ANNA WISE – Precious Posession
SWARVY – Breakfast Flowers (Feat Pink Siifu)
BESHKEN – Faceless
TIRON AND AYOMARI – The Inkwell
XO – Divine Disaster
MAJID JORDAN – My Love (KRS Remix)
RIVER TIBER – Let You Go

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QUENTIN MILLER – Cliche (Tommy Cruise Edit)
ANTHONY HAMILTON – Can’t Let Go
KELE – New Rules
TENNYSON – Slipperz
SUBMOTION ORCHESTRA – Needs FT Andrew Ashong
CHILDISH GAMBINO – Flight Of The Navigator

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GALLANT – Skipping Stones (Feat. Jhen Aiko)
HARUKA NAKAMURA – Everyday
CLAMMBON – Re Folklore (Nujabes Edit)
LEONARD DESTROY – This Is For You (Lightworks Flip)
SLUM VILLAGE – Climax
THE XX – Angels

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SF PERKELE – Dream Koala
NINE – What You Want?
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO – Brujeria

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RAMSEY LEWIS – Sun Goddess
JAMIE XX + FOUR TET – Seesaw (Ft. Romy) 
LUCA – SKeep You Warm

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LAPSLEY – Falling Short
TELEFON TEL AVIV – I Lied
KERO ONE – Princes Diamond (Feat Kelsey Bulkin) Starro Edit)
TA-KU – Love Again (Feat. JMSN And Sango)

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KODE 9 – Mirage
SIR – Love You
BLUESTAB – Guanco
BOOM CLAP BACHELORS – Tiden Flyver
LEFJO – Rest Your Head

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SALUTE – Owe Me
JNEIRO JAREL – Sun Walkers
BANDA BLACK RIO – Expresso Madureira
KIMIKO KASAI – As (Feat. Herbie Hancock)
FRANCIS THE GREAT – Look Up In The Sky

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ZAPP – Computer Love
AL GREEN – Im So Lonely I Could Cry
ANDERSON .PAAK – The Bird

Here we go! First show of 2016 with heaters from Remy Banks, Doja Cat, Geographer covers Arthur Russell, LA’s Buyepongo and a few more recent music discoveries. Hope you dig!

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THEO PARRISH -Untitled (Feat. I.G Culture)
REMY BANKS – Q44 Feat Asap Twelvy
DOJA CAT – Love Smooch
ERYKAH BADU – Telephone (Tribute To Dill Withers)
REMY KAY – Meridian
HYPE WILLIAMS – The Throning
GEOGRAPHER – This Is How We Walk On The Moon

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BUGSEED – Streets Epod
CASSIE – Must Be Love
STEVIE WONDER – Jesus Children Of America
DISCLOSURE – Molecules
BUYEPONGO – Negra
MAJID JORDAN – Something About You
TA-KU – Down Brandy

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BEIRUT – Nantes
JULIEN MIER – Whats A Girl To Do
Z A C – 2067
YOUNG FATHERS – I Heard
TOM MISCH – Edwin
JACKSON 5 – Who’s Loving You (J Sole Edit)

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ACTION BRONSON – Terry
C Y G N – Do You Ever Feel Cursed?
PUSHA T – M.P.A (Feat. Kanye West, Asap Rocky)
HUMMINGBYRD – No Worries
MAKAYA MCCRAVEN – On The Spot

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ERYKAH BADU – Hello Ft. Andre 3000
FROYO MA – Babies
KYEII KA – GABRB
JASPER STAAL – Higher
MADBLISS – Lost Feat Naji

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CALL ME LIKE – Hurricane In Mexico
TENSEI – Too Familiar (Remix)
DONELL JONES – Spend The Night (Sweet Salt Remix)
KIRAN KAI – FF
CHEIFS – Senorita Chang

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FATIMA – La Neta
ARTHUR RUSSELL – Answers Me
MICKEY FACTZ – Make Sense
GINALE – Untitled
FRANK OCEAN – Thinkin Bout You (Moombahsoul Mix)
MIGUEL – U R On My Mind (Feat. Blu)

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THE LOOSE CANNONS – Doin It
THE ORB – Moonbuilding 2703 Ad

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FLOATING POINTS – Silhouettes (I, II & Iii)

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After a long Labor Day weekend and playing in the clubs it was nice to for my Monday night zen session inside the basement with gems from Brazil, Zambia, Kenya, Paris and LA. Brand new music from Owiny Sigoma Band, Nadastrom, River Tiber, Zak Able w/ Kaytranda, Jarreau Vandal (reworking Kendrick Lamar), The Arcs + mas packed into the set. Hope you dig!

RUSSO PASSAPUSSO – Matuto (Dutty Artz Mix)
OWINY SIGOMA BAND – Tech 9
HELM – Hosanni Oo (Acid Arab Remix)
SAMPA THE GREAT – Jamal
NADASTROM – Raphael’s Word
THE PRIMATES – King Kong
KUTMAH – Odyssey

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FULGEANCE – The Fan
NAYTRONIX – What Have You Done For Me Lately?
RIVER TIBER – Lost
CHERRELLE – Saturday Love
ZAK ABEL – Say Something
TORO Y MOI – Touch
JARREAU VANDAL – Alright

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THE ARCS – Searching For The Blue
THE WEEKND – Tell Your Friends (Troy Samuela Remix)
STUFF – Skywalker
MASSIVE ATTACK – Teardrop (Tufo Remix)
DAY – Adu
JO DEF – Deep
TA-KU – Love Again (Feat. JMSN And Sango)
THE ORB – Moonbuilding 2703 Ad

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SCHOOLBOY Q – Blind Threats (Feat. Raekwon)
SHIGETO – Pulse
BANKS X KRANIUM X MAJOR LAZER – Nobody Has Warm Water (Cutso Blend)
AMARA TOURE – Fatou (Feat Ensemble Black And White)
JENNIFER LARA – I’m In Love (c/o XIMENO) 
TOM MISCH – Your Love (Feat Alexa Harley)

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LIANNE LA HAVAS – What You Don’t Do (Maribou State Remix
LV – Jump And Reach
VINCE STAPLES – Surf

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JAMIE XX – Loud Places (Altered Tapes Rework)
BLACK COFFEE – Superman (Feat Bucie)
MAJID JORDAN – A Place Like This
MACHINEDRUM – Now U Know Tha Deal 4 Real
SANGO – Maluco
LUNICE – Cant Wait To

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ELLIOT SMITH – Everything Means Nothing To Me
SLIME – Thurible
GOLDIE – This Is A Bad
CHILDISH GAMBINO – Flight Of The Navigator
INC. – The Place
THUNDERCAT – Them Changes

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HONNE – Love The Jobs You Hate
DR. OCTAGON – 3000
DIVA – Satori
STEREOLAB – Contronatura (Kid Loco Remix)
MAC DEMARCO – My House By The Water
MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO – Love Song #1
DAM FUNK – Floating On Air (Feat Flea + Computer Jay)

  

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Brand new Banko (Buraka Som Sistema out of Portugal), Chet Faker w/ Banks, Kutiman brings in the funk with Cheetah Guava + Taku reworking Gallant + Sly 5th Ave breaks down the science of Uptown Funk! We also get a sneak peak of the new forthcoming Dexter Story record with assistance from Nia Andrews + a whole lot more. Hope you dig!

Tracklist

Branko – Let Me Go (Feat. Nonku Phiri and Mr. Carmack)
Thundercat – Hard Times (Cazal Organism Edit)
Albe Back – Love (Feat. Hassan Khaffaf and The Last Poets)
Chet Faker – 1988 (Feat. Banks)
Abhi//Dijon – Jon B

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Dornik – Drive (BadBadNotGood Rework)
Kutiman – Cheetah Guava
Theo Parrish – Didn’t Pay Dues (Unreleased)
Lakim – Acuacar (Feat. Sango)
Ambassadeurs – Looking At You (Moods Remix)
Syre – Burn (Feat. Kendra Dias)
Djeudjoah and Lieutenant Nicholsan – – Tout Le Monde Pense
Gallant – Wight In Gold (Ta-Ku Edit)
Frank Liin – Ligo

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MJ – Off The Wall (JM Unofficial Bootleg Edit)
Dexter Story – Eastern Prayer (Feat. Nia Andrews)
Clap! Clap! – Fever
Fitzroy – Noimsayn
Tame Impala – Nangs
Noza – Shauni McClain
Owen Thiele X Zack Sekoff – Run
Raury – Devil’s Whisper
Masayoshi Fujita – Tears Of Unicorn

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Josh Pan – Hope So
Lianne La Havas – Tokyo
E S T A – Childish People
Nao –
Anderson Paak – The City
The Weeknd – High For This
Tokimonsta X Gavin Turek – Hemisphere

Amin Payne – The Funk Bazaar
Gregory Porter – Sinnerman
Ghostface Killah – Get The Money (Feat. Vince Staples)
Gza – Planetary Energy

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Sly 5th Ave – Uptown Funk
Sly 5th Ave – Get Free
Submerse – Slow Waves
Omarian – Entourage (Mo Serious Remix)
J Rocc – Nu Wave Edit
Bjork – Hyperballad (Rabbit On the Moon Remix)
Goldie – Inner City Life (Remix)
Makaya McCraven – Exploration Intro
Kamasi Washington – Re Run Home

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