A recurring introspective retrospective of my music as it sounded twenty years earlier. In early 1994, I took my first trip to Europe, spending a week in Lyon where my music was heard at a university dance festival as well as in the subway for a pop up freestyle contemporary dance event. I spent the… Continue reading Like It’s 1994/95: Uhuru
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
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
Eve Egoyan – 5 Philip Glass – Visitors Kuniko Kato – Cantus R. Andrew Lee – November Laura Mvula – Sing to the Moon Omar – The Man Quadron – Avalanche Thundercat – Apocalypse Hans Zimmer – Man of Steel Best archive/reissue: Sly and the Family Stone – Higher!
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
The past 24 months have been full of wonderful blessings and have witnessed the happiest period of my life so far. Alhamdulillah, for all that has been given. It thus seems fitting to me, in doing a best of list, to look at the last two years as a whole. Here’s what has brought (re)new(ed)ness… Continue reading Best of 2011/2012