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November 3, 2020

New episodes air live every Tuesday evening with audio archives and playlists available the next day here and on Mixcloud. Turn off the TV and turn on the radio! Upbeat jazz, soul, and R&B to get us all through Election Night. Thanks for listening!

Bob James “Westchester Lady”
Barry White “Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up”
Lonnie Liston Smith “Expansions”
Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr “You’re All I Need to Make It”
Les Cooper and His Soul Pickers “Wahoo”
Greyboy “Unwind Your Mind (feat. Karl Denson)”
El Michels Affair “C.R.E.A.M.”
The Budos Band “T.I.B.W.F.”
Yussef Kamaal “Lowrider”
Eddie Harris “Silver Cycles”
Slide Five “Heavy Rotation”
Jenny & The Medicine Men “The Medicine Man Part 2”
Mourning [A] BLKstar “If I Can I May”
Replay & Afrocidade “Um Bilhete pra Didi”
Moonchild Sanelly “Thunda Thighs”
Masego & FKJ “Tadow”
Nadeem Din-Gabisi “Energy”
Jitwam “WhereYouGonnaGo?”
Burning Star “Trip Horns”
Sudan Archives “Limitless”
Jamila Woods “SULA (Hardcover)”
Marvin Gaye “I Want You” (Instrumental Mix)

October 6, 2020

The Soul Surfers “You Can Run (But You Can’t Hide) From My Love Pt.1” from You Can Run (But You Can’t Hide) From My Love (Ubiquity)
Boogie Down Productions “The Racist”  Edutainment (Jive)
Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “My Jamaican Dub” from My Jamaican Dub on Big Crown Records
Public Enemy “Fight The Power: Remix 2020”  What You Gonna Do When the Grid Goes Down? (Def Jam)
The Olympians “Stand Tall” How Can I Love / Stand Tall 7″  (Daptone Records)
Steve Arrington “Love Knows” Down to the Lowest Terms: The Soul Sessions  (Stones Throw)
Lady Wray “Come On In” single  (Big Crown Records)
MC Lyte “I Am Woman” Lyte As A Rock  (WMG East/West)
Ikebe Shakedown “See You On The Other Side” single  (Colemine Records)
The Frightnrs “Which Way” single  (Mad Decent)
Quasimoto “Low Class Conspiracy” The Unseen  (Stones Throw)
Charles Bradley “Changes (feat. The Budos Band)” Changes  (Daptone Records)
Durand Jones & The Indications “Cruisin to the Park” single  (Dead Oceans)
Monophonics “Last One Standing” It’s Only Us  (Colemine Records)
Menahan Street Band “Queens Highway” Queens Highway 7″  (Daptone Records)
Orgone “I Sold My Heart to the Junkman” Connection  (Colemine Records)
El Michels Affair “C.R.E.A.M.” Enter The 37th Chamber (Fat Beats)
Wu-Tang Clan “C.R.E.A.M.”  Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)  (RCA)
The Budos Band “Long in the Tooth” Long in the Tooth  (Daptone Records)
Ezra Collective “Dark Side Riddim” single  (Enter The Jungle)
Kendrick Lamar “FEAR.” DAMN.  (Aftermath Records / Interscope)
Jungle Fire “Quémalo” Jungle Fire  (Nacional Records)
clipping. “Say the Name” Visions of Bodies Being Burned  (Sub Pop)
Guru “Loungin'” Jazzmatazz, Vol.1  (EMI Records)
Nas “Ultra Black (feat. Hit-Boy)” King’s Disease  (Mass Appeal)

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September 29, 2020

Soulive “Taxman”  Rubber Soulive  (Royal Family Records)
Tino Contreras “El Sacrificio”  La Noche de los Dioses  (Brownswood Recordings)
Josh Johnson “Western Ave”  Freedom Exercise  (Northern Spy)
Rob Mazurek Exploding Star Electro Acoustic Ensemble “A wrinkle in time sets concentric circles reeling”  Dimensional Stardust  (International Anthem)
İlhan Erşahin “Hurri-Mitanni (Güzel Haber)  Istanbul Sessions: Bir Zamanlar Şimdi (feat. Alp Ersönmez, Turgut Alp Bekoğlu & İzzet Kızıl)  (NuBlu)
Nubiyan Twist “Tittle Tattle (feat. CHERISE)” Freedom Fables  (Strut)
Astairé “Lost Kites”  Vol. 1  (Root Records)
Sault “Fearless”  Untitled (Rise)  (Forever Living Originals)
Kölsch “Remind You”  Now Here No Where  (Kompakt)
Flying Lotus “More (feat. Anderson .Paak)”  Flamagra  (Warp Records)
Jeff Parker “Build a Nest (feat. Ruby Parker)” Suite for Max Brown  (International Anthem)
Moses Sumney “Colouour”  græ  (Jagjaguwar)
Mourning [A] BLKstar “Sense of an Ending” The Cycle  (Don Giovanni Records)
Black Pumas “Touch The Sky”  Black Pumas  (ATO Records)
Brittany Howard “Stay High”  Jaime  (ATO Records)
Yola “I Don’t Wanna Lie”  I Don’t Wanna Lie  (Nonesuch)
Ike & Tina Turner “Funkier Than A Mosquita’s Tweeter”  Workin’ Together  (Capitol)
The Pointer Sisters “Yes We Can, Can”  The Pointer Sisters: Yes We Can, Can: The Best of the Blue Thumb Recordings  (Hip-O)
Aretha Franklin “Rock Steady” Young, Gifted and Black  (Rhino)
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings “What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes?” Daptone Singles Collection: Volume 2 (Daptone)
The Greyboy Allstars “The Skipper” Como De Allstars (Knowledge Room Recordings)

Episode 014

September 22, 2020

DJ Shadow “Lost And Found” Headz  (Mo’ Wax)
DJ Krush “On the Dub-ble” Modern Mantra  (Shadow Records)
Bobby Hutcherson “Goin’ Down South” San Francisco  (Blue Note)
Eddie Harris & Les McCann “Shorty Rides Again”  Second Movement (Atlantic)
Alfa Mist “Galaxy” Galaxy  (Decca)
Katalyst “WhatsAname” Nine Lives  (Alpha Pup Records)
Butcher Brown “Broad Rock” #KingButch  (Concord Jazz)
Invisible Scratch Pickles “Invasion of the Octopus People” Return of the DJ Vol. 1 (Bomb HipHop)
Mura Masa “Untitled feat. Moses Boyd” Untitled (Anchor Point)
DJ Shadow “The Number Song” Endtroducing (Mo’ Wax)
ohbliv “PMA Invocation”  Spirit Medicine (694479 Records DK)
DJ Andy Smith & Jungle Brothers “How Ya Want It (I Got It)” The Document  (Polygram)
RjD2 “And It Sold For 45k”  The Fun Ones (RJ’s Electrical Connections)
Non Phixion “I Shot Reagan (feat. Necro)”  I Shot Reagan (Uncle Howie Records)
DJ Food “The Crow”  Various: Funkungfusion (Ninja Tune)
Jurassic 5 “Concrete Schoolyard” J 5 (Clean Edition) (Decon)
Biz Markie “Pickin’ Boogers” Diabolical (Rhino)
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien “Mistadobalina” Mistadobalina (Elektra)
A Tribe Called Quest “Can I Kick It?” People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm (Zomba / BMG)

Episode 013

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)

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