Twenty Tens

As a farewell to the decade when music collections and manual selection became niche, here’s an old-fashioned segue mix. Ìfé | Bangah (Pico y Palo) Georgia Anne Muldrow | Overload Ibeyi | River D’Angelo and The Vanguard | Really Love King | Red Eye Thundercat | Them Changes Erykah Badu | Gone Baby, Don’t Be… Continue reading Twenty Tens

Otherwhere

British responses to Black diasporic music, and other sounds from formative walks in SSM and Toronto, via a recollection of refrains, harmonic worlds visited and the journeys between Omar | You’ve Got to Move Working Week | Inner City Blues The Brand New Heavies | Dream On Dreamer Colourbox | Philip Glass Young Disciples |… Continue reading Otherwhere

Boogie Dedication

The Salsoul Orchestra ft. Loleatta Holloway | Seconds Linda Williams | City Living Stephanie Mills | You Can’t Run from My Love Esther Williams | I’ll Be Your Pleasure Odyssey | Inside Out Pleasure | Nothin’ to It Unlimited Touch | I Hear Music in the Streets Kool & the Gang | Steppin’ Out Prince… Continue reading Boogie Dedication

All These Things

Taiguara ft. Hermeto Pascoal & Wagner Tiso “Samba das Cinco” F major, final chord: D-flat major Bebel Gilberto “Samba da Benção” (backing track: Amon Tobin “Nova”) D-flat major Esperanza Spalding “Ponte de Areia” D-flat major Aline Morales “Como Pólen” F-sharp minor Airto Moreira “The Happy People” F major, transition on G minor Banda Black Rio… Continue reading All These Things

Spring Affair

Peter Brown | Without Love Deniece Williams | How’d I Know That Love Would Slip Away Táta Vega | Mr. Troublemaker Greg Phillinganes | Lazy Nina Ronnie Laws | All for You Patrice Rushen | Music of the Earth Michael Wycoff | Looking Up to You Herbie Hancock | Stars in Your Eyes (Special Disco… Continue reading Spring Affair

Golden Beats

Bilal | Back to Love Quadron | LFT Toto ft. Cheryl Lynn | Georgy Porgy Gino Vannelli | Fly into this Night Manzel | Midnight Theme (Dopebrother 12 Inch Remix) The Emotions | There’ll Never Be Another Moment Earth, Wind & Fire | Beijo (Interlude) ‧ Brazilian Rhyme D.J. Rogers | Love Will Make It… Continue reading Golden Beats

Si La Sol

Give the summer some. MaseQua Myers & Jami Ayinde | Black Land of the Nile Brenda Russell | It’s Something Aretha Franklin | It Only Happens (When I Look at You) The Voices of East Harlem | Can You Feel It Billy Paul | Am I Black Enough for You? Minnie Riperton | Wouldn’t Matter… Continue reading Si La Sol

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Re‧mi Do

Summer encounters. Syreeta  |  I Love Every Little Thing About You Mulatu Astatke  |  Mulatu Omar  |  Music (What I Live For) Lewis Taylor  |  Lucky The RH Factor  |  Poetry ft. Q-Tip, Erykah Badu DJ Mitsu The Beats  |  Right Here ft. Dwele Chaka Khan  |  Love Has Fallen on Me Georgia Anne Muldrow… Continue reading Re‧mi Do