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Newness and recent finds from Tall Black Guy on the amazing flips, DKVPZ & Ellah out of Brazil, Khruangbin & Leon Bridges rep Texas and some slept on Suff Daddy edits. As the releases become smaller in the 4th Quarter, the edits and hidden nuggets become apparent. I’ll be back this weekend with more to share!


Saturday, December 8th // Listen 

Willie Colon – La Murga
El Michels Affair – Tearz
Jose Feliciano – Golden Lady
Free Nationals – Shibuya (Feat. Syd)
Tall Black Guy – I Know You, I Live You For Sure
Dil Withers – Dolce
Dungeon Family – Rollin’ (Feat. Society Of Soul)
The Lewis Express – Clap Your Hands
DKVPZ & Ellah – Lunar
Yuna – Crush (Feat. Usher) (Jon Reyes Daynnite Edit)
Recloose – Dust (Feat. Joe Dukie) (Submariner Mix)
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – Texas Sun
Fuzz – Baile Woman
Jeremy Ellis – Cortaron A Elena
Sault – Why Why Why Why Why
Jorja Smith – Be Honest (Chamos Edit)
Jaimie Branch – Nuevo Roquero Estereo
Kali Uchis – Solita
Jose James – I Need Your Love (Feat. Ledisi, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah)
La La – Linda Bler (Feat. Alonso Nunez)
Suff Daddy – Get Your Baby Boy On
Abstract Orchestra – Two Can Win
Beck – Chemical
Mr. Carmack – Okay!
Kwaku Asante – Sunday
Quantic – You Used To Love Me (Feat. Denitia)
Yvonne Archer – Ain’t Nobody
J Balvin – Blanco
Gray – Sweetness Of The New (Free The Robots Remix)
Frank Ocean – Self Control
Brainstory – Peter Pan
Badbadnotgood, Jonah Yano & Majestics – Key To Love (Is Understanding)
Koresma – Snow Globe (Feat. Axel Mansoor)
Jitwam – Enchante
79.5 – Terrorize My Heart (Disco Dub)

Sunday, December 9th // Listen 

Shirley Ann Lee – There’s A Light
Jitwam – Something To Say
Povo – Celestial Blues
Stimulator Jones – Soon Never Comes
Lady Wray – Guilty
Teebs – Atoms Song (Ft. Thomas Stankiewicz)
Yuna – Crush (Ft. Usher) [Jon Reys Daynnite edit)
Sault – Something’s In The Air
The Pendletons – Keep It Working (Ft. Gizelle Smith) 
Greentea Peng – Mr. Sun (miss da sun)
Brittany Howard – Goat Head
Flavia Coelho – Cidade Perdida
Azymuth – Villa Mariana (Pela Madrugada)
Wesley Bright & The Honeytones – Happiness
Jorja Smith – On My Mind (Suff Daddy remix)
Remi Wolf – Guy Oscar De Leon – Lloraras
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Kraak & Smaak – Echo Park
El Michels Affair – Tearz (ft. Lee Fields and The Shacks)
Groove Theory – Tell Me (King Most redirection)
Blur – Death of a Party (1997 release)
Tricky – Overcome (1995 release)
Portishead – It Could Be Sweet (1994 release)
Riz La Vie – Powerlines
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Crime Pays (Instrumental)
Gary Corben – Donateando (Happiness)
Gregory Porter – Time Is Ticking
Tall Black Guy Productions – Spend My Life With You
Suff Daddy – Get Your Baby Boy On
DJ Shadow – Rosie
La La – Bebes
Coldplay – Cry Cry Cry
Please Wait – Flight 99 (Ft. Masego)
Claud – Easy
Frank Ocean – Biking (Ft. Jay-Z & Tyler, The Creator)
Mr. Carmack – Reciprocity
Emotional Oranges – West Coast LoveArlo Parks – George
Rex Orange County – New House
Beau Diako – Flamingo (Ft. Jordan Rakei)
Prince – International Lover (Take 1) [Live In Studio]
Pure Essence – Third Rock
Gang Starr – Full Clip
Uphigh Collective – Blend
Tony Allen – What’s Your Fashion (Ft. Eska)
Kate Tempest – Firesmoke
Gaelle – Falling
The O’Jays – I Love Music
Paty – Cavalo De Pau
Nosaj Thing – Shower


This weekend’s sets feature the musical growth of Mr. Carmack on his latest album, Viista plus amazing edits courtesy of King Most, Jon Reyes and Tall Black’s usage of a One Way sample to kick off the sets still blows me away. On Saturday, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of Q Tip’s Amplified album + some under the radar artists you should be hip to including Daniela Andrade, Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Remi Wolf and more. Oh! And new Jose James with some special friends A straight banger!

Saturday, November 30th // LISTEN

Tall Black Guy – Simply Timeless
Groove Theory – Tell Me (King Most redirection)
DJ Platurn – Seu Jorge – Tive Razao (Drum edit)
Blur – Beetlebum
Souleance – Novo Mundo
Mr. Carmack – All These Flags
Flowering Inferno & Quantic – Dub Y Guaguanco
Black Pumas – Old Man
Dojo Cuts – Falling In Love Again
Snoh Aalegra – I Want You Around (Jon Reyes)
Dao – Belem
Willie Colon & Hector Lavoe – Che Che Cole
Ginger Root – B4
Partynextdoor – Loyal (Ft. Drake)
Koffee – Toast (Full Crate remix)
J Balvin – Blanco (Intro)
Panjabi MC – Yaaran Kollon Sikh Kuriye
Briditte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem – C’Est Normal
D’Angelo – Devil’s Pie (King Most redirection)
Beck – Star
N.E.R.D. – Run To The Sun
Q-Tip – Go Hard
Q-Tip – Let’s Ride
Q-Tip Things We Do
Brainstory – Breathe
Hackney Colliery Band – All Of The Lights
Yeek – Shake
Guts – Li Dous Konsa
Radiohead – Weird Fishes / Arpeggi
JMSN – Addicted
Tess Henley – Dean Martin
San Simon – Golden Lady
Daniela Andrade – Gallo Pinto
Fallen Roses – Crush
Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Saffron Yellow (Jesse Fischer remix)
The Polyversal Souls – Odo Agye Gye Me (Ft. Sir Frank Karikari)
Flavia Coelho – Billy Django
Goldlink – U Say (Ft. Tyler, The Creator & Jay Prince)
Jean Tonique – Sunny Side Up
Maye – Tu
Tyler, The Creator & Jerry Paper – Hot Chocolate


Sunday, December 1st // LISTEN

Kid Cudi – Simple As
Free Nationals – Shibuya (Ft. Syd)
Jose James – I Need Your Love (Ft. LEdisi and Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah)
Mr. Carmack – Okay!
FKA twigs – Holy Terrain (Ft. Future)
Coubo – African Spaceship
The Stepkids – La La
Brainstory – Peter Pan
The Mighty Bops – Freestyle Liguistique (Ft. EJM)
Serge Gainsbourg – Couleur Cafe
Jose Feliciano – Golden Lady
Little Brother – The Feel
Teebs – Shells
Joe Dukie & Recloose – Dust (Submariner mix)
Axwell vs Kenix – Never Found No One Like U
Ben Westbeech – So Good Today (Dapking remix)
Brockhampton – Boy Bye
Nina Simone – See Line Woman
Cutso – Joybringer
Pharrell – Frontin (King Most redirection)
Hermanos Tuiran – Lluvia (George T mix)
Kraak & Smaak – Echo Park
Black Pumas – Know You Better
Remi Wolf – Guy
The Poets of Rhythm – Smilin’ (While You’re Crying)
Snoh Aalegra – I Want You Around (Jon Reys Nitenday edit)
Black Uhuru & Lumidee – Leave A Big Spliff (Doc Adams edit)
Rumba Tres – No Se No Se
Clambon – Folklore
Stwo – Anna
Jazzanova – Look What You’re Doin’ To Me
Sault – Let Me Go
Sam O.B. – When We’re Awake
Reyna Tropical La Madrugada
Rockabye Baby! – Everything In It’s Right Place
Okzharp – Dear Ribane
Mos Def – Umi Says Soul Supreme (Flipout remix)
Fallen Roses – Crush (Ft. Hannah Jenkins)
DJ Center – Dem Say Ah (Akoya re-rub)
Dorothy Ashby – Secret Love
Brockhampton – Sugar
Natalie Slade – Humidity
Part-Time Heroes
Arlo Parks – George
Gray – Sweetness of the New (Free The Robots remix)
Dirg Gerner – The Art Of Letting Go
Yuna – Crush (Ft. Usher)(Jon Reyes Daynnite edit)
A Bossa Eletrica – Sob A Luz Do Sol
Phife Dawg – Bend Ova
Thom Yorke – Impossible Knots
Day Fly – Magnet
The Supremes – Can’t Hurry Love (King Most redirection)
Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend (Doc Adam edit)
Buddy – Trouble On Central
Tall Black Guy – Simply Timeless
Roger – You Should Be Mine (Jim Sharpe edit)
Carlos Dafe – De Alegria Raiou O Dia
D’Angelo – Spanish Joint (Singularis edit)

New + Fresh sounds from Quantic w/ Denitia (Heater!), Africa Express headed by Damon Albarn, Mac DeMarco, Jamila Woods (Chicago Stand up!), 14KT, Billy Lemos with Quiet Luke, Schoolboy Q, Rhye + much more. Hope you dig!

Saturday, May 11th


Shafiq Husayn – Cool (ft. Hiatus Kaiyote)
Still Woozy – Lava
Gal Costa & Caetano Veloso – Remelexo
Claude Genteuil – Dreams Of Love
Bobby Caldwell – What You Won’t Do For Love
Lee Fields & The Expressions – Wake Up
Pete Rock  – Traveling Man
James Blake – The Wilhelm Scream
Quantic – You Used To Love Me (Ft. Denitia)
Tall Black Guy & Kevin Moore – Speak Your Mind
Ze Roberto – Lotus 72 D
Africa Express – No Games
14kt – For My Sanity
Leon Bridges –Beyond (Vibe Tape mix)
Mac DeMarco – Heart To Heart
Leven Kali – Do U Wrong (Ft. Syd)
Jamila Woods – Frida
Jakob Ogawa – All I Want To Do
The Strokes – I’ll Try Anything Once
Madison McFerrin – Learn Your Lesson (Photay edit)
The Roots – Web
Crumb – Part III
Serge Gainsbourg – Ballade De Melody Nelson (Howie B remix)
Santigold – Starstruck
Aaliyah – We Need A Resolution
Elton John – Bennie & The Jets
Bibio – Before
Spencer. – Bbybbybby
FKJ – Leave My Home
Jorja Smith – Where Did I Go
Jitwam – I Don’t Know
Jachary – Raincheck
La Grima – Lithium
Kaytranada & Vanjess – Dysfunctional
Omar Apollo – So Good

Sunday, May 12th


Quantic – You Used To Love Me (Ft. Denitia)
Shay Lia – Voodoo (Ft. Buddy)
William Devaughn – Be Thankful For What You Got (DJ Day remix)
Bugz In The Attic – Consequences
Les Sins – Grind
Mac DeMarco – Finally Alone
Billy Lemos and Quiet Luke – Here I Found / No Self Control
Medasin – Always Afternoon (Ft. Kathleen)
Lolo Zouai – Moi
Bob James – Take Me To Mardi Gras
Herbie Hancock – Rockit
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five – Flash On The Wheels of Steel
Still Woozy – Ipanema (Ft. Omar Apollo & Elujay)
Love Supreme – Lonely Feelings
Jitwam – I Don’t Know
Bibio – The Art of Living
14kt – Mainstream
James Blake – Retrograde
2pac – Dear Mama
Morcheeba – Free of Debris (Kelpe remix)
Lee Fields & The Expressions – Blessed With the Best
Tiago Frugoli Ensemble – De Casa
Tall Black Guy x Kevin Moore – Speak Your Mind (Don’t Be Afraid edit)
Anderson .Paak – Make It Better (Ft. Smokey Robinson)
Cleo Sol – Why Don’t You
Latisha – I’m Every Woman
Joe Bataan – Gypsy Woman (Resence re-edit)
Lady Wray – Piece of Me
MNDSGN – Deviled Eggs
Leikeli47 – Hoyt and Schermerhorn
Charles Bradley – The World (Is Going Up IN Flames ) (Stripped-Down mix)
The Smiths – Still Ill
Ambar Lucid – Eyes
Slum Village – Fall In Love (Instrumental)
Marvin Gaye – My Last Chance (Salaam Remi remix)
Spade Brigade – I’m Your Man
Loleatta Holloway and the Salsoul Orchestra – Run Away
The Brand New Heavies – Stay This Way
Rhye – Save Me
Schoolboy Q – Tales
Arthur Verocai – Na Boca Do Sol
Mac Miller – Dang! (Ft. Anderson .Paak)
Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound – Que Se Papa
Flying Lotus – Spontaneous (Ft. Little Dragon)
Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff – Black
Benny Sings – Everything I Know
Minnie Riperton – Inside My Love
Electric Wire Hustle – Perception
Makaya McCraven – Young Genius


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This week’s KCRW set features brand new music from Lion Babe, XO, Buddy, Vince Staples, NYC’s SideWalk Chalk, PJ Morton, Tall Black Guy and Miles Bonny. Had to repeat that Sade x Drake cut tho! Also on the fuego front is gems from SerpentwithFeet to kick off the show with an epic ballad of grand proportions. Hope you dig this week’s set. Catch you next Monday night!


Serpentwithfeet – Fourt Ethers
Steve Lacy – Looks
Dsr. MR – Crystal Jungle
Francis & The Lights – May I Have This Dance
Lion Babe – Hit The Ceiling
XO – Divine Disaster feat. James Chatburn
Hideo Shiraki – Sakura, Sakura (with 3 Koto girls)BREAK

VACATIONS – Lover’s Smoke
Criolo – Nao Existe Amor Em SP
Buddy – Shine
Shanti Celeste – Strung Up
Tall Black Guy – Summer Time Breeze
Amber Coffman – Kindness
Lunice – Mazerati


Nick Hakim – Those Days (feat. Onyx Collective)
Vince Staples – Bagbak
PJ Morton – How Deep Is Your Love
Mulatu Astatke – Mascaram Setaba (Mono Master)
Henry Wu – Expensive Ghetto (feat Mo Kolours)


Chicano Batman – Angel Child
Sidewalk Chalk – Trapped
Washed Out – Get Lost
Chidinma – Fall In Love
Tek.Lun – YouNiversity


Susso – Alagi
Elusive – Butta Wateva
Elusive – Stairway To The Stars
Drake – Jungle
Matthew Halsall – Into Forever [Barck & ComixXx Remix]


Khalid – Therapy
Grotto – Funk From Mother
Sam & Dave – Hold On, I’m Comin’ [DJ Drez Remix]
Cody Chestnutt – She Ran Away
Hector Plimmer – Bossa B


Mos Def – Body Rock (feat. q-tip & tash)
Jeru The Damaja – Ya Playin Yaself
The Milk – Trouble Gonna Bring Me Down [Tall Black Guy Remix]
Miles Bonny – The Way (feat shorr0 [Tall Black Guy Remix]


Kweku Collins – Youaintshit (feat. Sylvie Grace)
Raica – Makmba
Illa J – Home
Sister Nancy – Bambam Famous (Drez Edit)
Jorja Smith – Imperfect Circle
Tall Black Guy – There Is No Love Without Love
Micki Miller – Cruisin
Stockholm Jazz Underground – The Sleeper Awakes


Houseshoes – Castles (The Sky Is Ours)
Criolo – Subirusdoistiozin
Gorillaz – Busted And Blue
The Electric Prunes – Holy Are You

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New playlist is up from last Monday night’s session. New work from Stones Throw artists including Karriem Riggins, NX Worries and Gabriel Garza Montano! Also in the mix is new material from Denitia and Sene who continue to push musical boundaries. Go grab that album if you get a chance.  D.R.A.M is still in rotation plus heaviness courtesy of Duke High mixed into the set as well. Also good to hear Gucci Mane team up with Common and Pusha T on this new remix for Black America Again! Okay Im out! See you next Monday night!


FFX – Prog
Uffe – I Can Show High
Reginald Omas Marode IV
Karriem Riggins – Bahia Dreaming
NX Worries – Best One
Stimulator Jones – Soon Never Came Home


Dexter Story – Veggie Wondem Combo (Ras G Remix)
Common – Black America Again (Feat. Gucci Mane + Pusha T)
Denitia And Sene – Too Far
Chiqualito – Rumba Africana
Havan Cultura Band – Havana Cool Out (ROMIV Remix)
Duke High – Green Leaf


Seu Jorge – Life On Mars
Seekae – Turbine Blue (Swindail Remix)
Gallant – Borderline (Feat. James Flauntroy Remix) Pat Lok Remix
Gabriel Garzon Montano – Sour Mango
Childish Gambino – Redbone
Nick Hakim – I Bet She Looks Like You (Live Version)
Frank Ocean – Godspeed


Romare – Who To Love?
Henry Wu and Tito Won – Andre The Giant Vs Bob Sapp
D.R.A.M – Outta Sight
Jim James – True Nature
Basecamp – In Stone (Photay Remix)
Tycho – Division (Kaitlyn Smith Remix)
Guts – Nowhere


Kahdhja Bonet – Gramma Honey
Gil Scott Heron – Home Is Where The Hatred Is
Hector Pilmmer – Tomorrow


Kate Tempest – Europe Is Lost
Ash Walker – Step Into My Spaceship
Flaunt Edwards -You Got The Power (Flaunt Edwards Remix)
A Tribe Called Quest – Mobious
Alfa Mist – Hopeful (Jordan Rakei)


Kenio Craqnuques – Stmilgenmauve
Tall Black Guy – I Will Never Know (Feat. Moonchild)


Lee Fields – Wish You Were Here
UNNO – Sirens
Willie Tee – Teasing You Again
Stevie Wonder – Boogie On Reggae Woman


Arthur Verocai – Aaronjos E Composicoes
StarRo – Making Love

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I must admit, I was a little under the weather in prepping for this show and thought I might have to call in and sit this one out. But I ended up coming in and knocking out one of my best shows of the year! New fire courtesy of Rapsody alongside LA collective Moonchild. Also this new Romare is muy fuego.  We explore the sounds of Paris, London, Brasil during this session. Shout outs to B Bravo and Gavin Turek for sending some gems right before going live!  Catch you all next Monday night!

Rapsody – Fire (Feat. Moonchild)
Gil Scott Heron- Peace Go With You, Brother
Hadyn – Hide The Glow
Nickodemus and AlSarah – Alkoan Kulu Bidoor (Dj Izem Remix)
Shlohmo – Places
Amy – Sun Goes Down (Laith Edit)


Guillaume Metenier – Why Can’t We Live Together (Disco Remix)
Hunee – Tour De Force
Kanye West – Father Stretch My Hands (G Brown Edit)
Miguel De Deus – Black Soul Brothers
Jacob Collier – Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing
Tall Black Guy – Come With me and Fly (Feat. Yusef Rumperfield)


A Tribe Called Quest – Solid Wall Of Sound
James Vincent Mcmorrow – Rising Water
River Tiber – Gravity (Falcons Remix)
B.Bravo – Stay The Night (Mr. Carmack Remix)


Audrey Hepburn – Moon River
Kid Cudi – Man On the Moon
Childish Gambino – Me And Your Mama
Iota – Sabge (Feat. Phyllis Opheila)
Yussef Kamaal – Black Focus
Gavin Turek – Good Look For You


Amine – Baba
Haipe – The Look (Feat. Sophie Meiers)
Mark Ronson – I Cant Lose (Pomo Edit)
The XX – On Hold
Uffe – Solid Satin (We Can Do Something)


Lapsley – Hurt Me
Devonwho – CruiseControl (Feat. Zackey Force Funk + I Ced)
Jim James – The World’s Smiling Now
Colm K – Time (Feat. Aising Kelly)
Brookzill! – Nascido No Ceu (feat. Brian Jackson)


A Tribe Called Quest – The Space Program
Romare – All Night
Blanda – Free Room
Ronald Snijders – Easy Man (Feat. Ed Mota)


RC And The Grits – Jazz And Reverse
Ash Walker – Thunder (Feat. Lord Laville)
Fakear – Light Bullet (Feat. Andreya Triana) Bear Cup Edit)
Tommaso Cappellato – Solitary Orbiter


MNDSGN – Guess It’s Over
Adrian Younge Presents The Electronique Void – The Concept Of Love
Janet Lawson – Sunday Afternoon

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