Category Archives: Nocturnal. A Sound + Music Experience

September 08, 2020

Mourning [A] BLKstar “If I Can I May”  The Cycle (Don Giovanni Records)
Shabazz Palaces “Shine a Light (feat. Quazarz & Thaddillac)” Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star (Sub Pop)
Rudolph Johnson “The Highest Pleasure”  Theo Parrish’s Black Jazz Signature (Black Jazz)
Ashley Henry feat. Makaya McCraven “Dark Honey (4TheStorm)”  Beautiful Vinyl Hunter  (Sony)
Betty Davis “Shut Off The Light”  Nasty Gal  (Island)
Thundercat “Them Changes”  Beyond / Where the Giants Roam  (Brainfeeder)
Joe Armon-Jones “Almost Went Too Far”  Starting Today  (Brownswood Recordings)
Kamaal Williams “Pigalle”  Wu Hen  (Black Focus)
Kamasi Washington “Desire”  Harmony of Difference (Young Turks)
Jeff Parker “Gnarciss”  Suite for Max Brown  (International Anthem)
Ohbliv “Change 85”  Change 85  (Fat Beats Records)
Rob Swift “Sound the Horn” The Architect (Ipecac)
Nubya Garcia “Inner Game”  SOURCE  (Concord Jazz)
Shabaka and the Ancestors “Run, The Darkness Will Pass”  We Are Sent Here By History  (Impulse!)
Solange “Cranes in the Sky”  A Seat at the Table  (Columbia)
Yazmin Lacey “Morning Matters”  Morning Matters  (Own Your Own Records)
Yussef Kamaal “Remembrance”  Black Focus  (Brownswood Recordings)
Moses Boyd “Rye Lane Shuffle”  Rye Lane Shuffle  (Exodus Records)
Takuya Kuroda “Everybody Loves The Sunshine”  Rising Son  (Bluenote)
Herbie Hancock “Spank-A-Lee”  Flood  (COLUMBIA/LEGACY)

Episode 011

September 01, 2020

Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr “You’re All I Need to Make It” Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label (Numero Group)
The Impressions “Fool For You” This Is My Country (Rhino)
Magic Sam “That’s All I Need” West Side Soul (Delmark)
Lil’ Bob & The Lollipops “I Got Loaded” Swamp Gold, Vol. 1 (Jin Records)
Percy Sledge “You Really Got A Hold On Me” Warm & Tender Soul (Rhino)
Donny Hathaway “Jealous Guy” Never My Love: The Anthology (Atlantic)
Wilson Pickett “Hey Jude” Hey Jude (4 Men With Beards)
Ike & Tina Turner “Bold Soul Sister” The Hunter (Blue Thumb)
Sam & Dave “Soothe Me” Double Dynamite (Stax)
The Staple Singers “The Weight” Soul Folk in Action (Stax)
Arthur Conley “Love Comes And Goes” Soul Directions (Rhino)
Otis Redding “That’s A Good Idea” Love Man (Rhino)
Junior Walker and The All-Stars “Soul Clappin'” Peace & Understanding Is Hard To Find (Motown)
Rufus Thomas “Ditch Digging” Did You Heard Me? (Stax)
Bill Moss “Sock It to ‘Em Soul Brother” Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label (Numero Group)
James Carr “I’m A Fool For You” A Man Needs A Woman (Ace Records)
Duke Edwards & The Young Ones “Is It Too Late?” Soul of a Nation: Afro-Centric Visions in the Age of Black Power – Underground Jazz, Street Funk & the Roots of Rap 1968-79 (Soul Jazz)
Bettye Swann “Fall In Love With Me” The Money Recordings (Ace Records)
Doris Duke “The Feeling is Right” Swamp Dogg Presents: Doris Duke and Patti Labell & the Bluebells (S.D.E.G. Records)
The Chi-Lites “What Do I Wish For” Complete Chi-Lites on Brunswick, Vol. 1 (Edsel Records UK)
Archie Bell and The Drells “A World Without Music” The Platinum Collection (Rhino)
Aretha Franklin “Dr. Feelgood [Love Is Serious Business]” I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You (Atlantic)
Bill Withers “Grandma’s Hands” Just As I Am (A&M)
Etta James “Tell Mama” Tell Mama (Cadet Records)
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas “Shoe Leather Expressway” Sugar ‘N Spice (Gordy, Gordy, Gordy)
Nina Simone “Brown Eyed Handsome Man” High Priestess Of Soul (Universal)
Ronnie Taylor “I Can’t Take It” Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label (Numero Group)
Clarence Carter “Snatching It Back” Saturday Soul (Warner)

Episode 010

August 25, 2020

Memphis Minnie “If You See My Rooster” Kid Blues (Suncoast Music)
Rev. Blind Gary Davis “Cross And Evil Woman Blues” Rev. Blind Gary Davis 1935 – 1949 (Document Records)
Robert Johnson “Walking Blues” from The Greatest Blues Legends – Freddie King, Robert Johnson, Vol. 5 on Documents 2. Genre: Classical
Elizabeth Cotten “I’m Going Away” Shake Sugaree (Smithsonian Folkways)
Mance Lipscomb “When Death Come Creeping In Your Room (Run, Sinner, Run)” Trouble In Mind (Warner Bros.)
Mississippi John Hurt “Make Me A Pallet on Your Floor” Today! (Vanguard)
Big Bill Broonzy “The Glory of Love” Key to the Highway: The Best of Big Bill Broonzy (Supreme Media)
Lightning Hopkins “The Howling Wolf” Soul Blues (Prestige)
Blind Boy Fuller “Truckin My Blues Away” Essential Hits (Solid Blue Group)
Furry Lewis “Cannonball Blues” In His Prime 1927-1928 (Yazoo)
John Fahey “Sligo River Blues” The Legend Of Blind Joe Death (Takoma)
Leo Kottke “Jack Fig” 6- And 12-String Guitar (Takoma)
Bert Jansch “Angie” from Bert Jansch on (Castle)
Doc Watson “Deep River Blues” Rooftop Storys (Vanguard Records)
Davey Graham “She Moved Through the Bizarre” Dance for Two People Stefan (Grossman’s Guitar Workshop.)
Karen Dalton “Sweet Substitute” It’s So Hard To Tell Who’s Going To Love You the Best (Parlophone)
Glenn Jones “Of Its Own Kind” The Wanting (Thrill jockey)
Jack Rose “Kensington Blues” Kensington Blues (VHF)
Sir Richard Bishop “Celerity” Oneiric Formulary (Drag City)
Six Organs of Admittance “Elk River” For Octavio Paz (Holy Mountain)
Daniel Bachman “Sarah Anne” Jesus I’m a Sinner (Tompkins Square)
William Tyler “Waltz of the Circassian Beauties” Deseret Canyon (Merge Records)
James Blackshaw “Her Smoke Rose Up Forever” Love Is the Plan, The Plan Is Death (Important Records)

Episode 009

August 18, 2020

Robert William Scott Allegheny Reflections (Numero Group)
Michael Chapman The Man Who Hated Mornings The Man Who Hated Mornings (Secret Records)
Bill Fay Filled With Wonder Once Again Countless Branches (Dead Oceans)
Jonathan Wilson Desert Raven Gentle Spirit (Bella Union)
Rose City Band Only Lonely Summerlong (Thrill Jockey)
James Elkington Ever-Roving Eye Ever-Roving Eye (Paradise of Bachelors)
William Tyler A Closing Music from First Cow (Merge Records)
Glenn Jones Flower Turned Inside-Out Fleeting (Thrill Jockey)
Mamas & the Papas Snowqueen of Texas People Like Us (Universal)
Wilson Pickett Hey Jude Hey Jude (4 Men With Beards)
Richard Thompson & Linda Thompson I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (Island)
Tommy James & The Shondells Crimson and Clover Crimson & Clover (Rhino)
The Beach Boys I’m Waiting For The Day Pet Sounds (Capitol)
Love Bummer In The Summer Forever Changes (Rhino/Elektra)
The Damned Alone Again Or The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Island)
Jackie Mittoo James Bond Voodoo Moon (Blue Mahoe)
John Martyn Glory Box The Church with One Bell (Independiente)
Shuggie Otis Inspiration Information INSPIRATION INFORMATION (Epic)
Khruangbin Time (You and I) Mordechai (Dead Oceans)
The Babe Rainbow Peace Blossum Boogy Peace Blossum Boogy (FLIGHTLESS)
Nina Simone Sinnerman Feeling Good (Universal Music)
Katie Von Schleicher Wheel Consummation (Ba Da Bing!)
Brigid Mae Power I Had To Keep My Circle Small Head Above The Water (Fire Records)

Episode 008

August 11, 2020

Oliver Nelson “Dumpy Mama”  Skull Session  Light In the Attic (reissue)

Richard “Groove” Holmes “Mama’s Groove”  Six Million Dollar Man  Ace Records

Lonnie Liston Smith “Expansions” from Cosmic Funk & Spiritual Sounds Flying Dutchman

David Axelrod “Songs Of Innocence”  Songs of Innocence  Blue Note

Massive Attack “Ritual Spirit”  Ritual Spirit  Virgin

Aphex Twin “minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]”  Syro  Warp Records

 Mazzy Star “I’ve Gotta Stop”  Seasons of Your Day  Rhymes of an Hour Records

Dum Dum Girls “Coming Down”  Only in Dreams  Sub Pop

Beth Orton “She Cries Your Name”  Pure… Acoustic  Sony Music Entertainment

múm “Island Of Childrens Children”  Summer Make Good  Fatcat Records

Tortoise “I Set My Face To The Hillside”  TNT  Thrill Jockey

Purple Mountains “Snow is Falling in Manhattan”  Purple Mountains Drag City

R.E.M. “World Leader Pretend” from Green   Rhino/Warner Bros.

Michael Stipe,Big Red Machine “No Time For Love Like Now”  single  37d03d

Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver “exile” from folklore 

The Magnetic Fields “100,000 Fireflies”  The Wayward Bus / Distant Plastic Trees  Merge

Negativland “Favorite Things”  No Business  Seeland

Unwound “Kantina”  Rat Conspiracy on Numero Group

Seam “Road to Madrid”  The Problem With Me  Touch & Go Records

The National “Don’t Swallow the Cap” Trouble Will Find Me  4AD

Fruit Bats “Today” single Merge

Episode 007