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Newness from Christian Rich re-working an MJ classic + Duckworth, Devonwho and a world premiere courtesy of Mast celebrating the sounds of Thelonious Monk’s 100th B Day celebration in a unique fashion. Wiki is tucked into the set alongside favorites Yaeji, Sly5thAve, Children of Zeus and Khurangbin. Hope you dig! Catch you next Monday night!

Christian Rich – Tender Love
Orlando Johnson and Trance – Chocolate City
Duckworth – ThrowYoAssOut (Feat Channel Tres)
The Mohawks – The Champ
Rosa Maria – Samba Manerio
Devonwho – Lite
RaHHH – Lexus Riddim
Wiki – Mayor
Willow Beats – Be Kind To Yourself
Mast – Nutty (Feat Makaya McCraven + friends)


Children of Zeus – No Sunshine Tomorrow
DJ Honda – Travellin Man (Ft. Mos Def)
Ernest Rareberg – Not My Dance
Asal Hazel & MNDSGN – Usayudo
Onyx Collective – The Mask


Keyon Harrold – Her Beauty Through My Eyes (Ft. Pharoahe Monch)
Jorja Smith & Preditah – On My Mind
Archiver & Matteo Boyero – Mystery Tape
Yaeji – Feelings Change
Up High Collective – Centipede


HTML Flowers – Running On Low (Ft. Oscar Key Sung)
Dan Kye – Iigo
XamVolo – Feels Good (Ft. Jaylien)(Freddie Joachim Remix)
Jaw Gems – How Could Yu B This Cold (God.Damn.Chan Remix)
Nightmares On Wax – Back To Nature (Ft.  Kuauhtli Vasquez, Wixarika Tribe)
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Royalty


Sibusile Xaba – Angisenalutho
Medasin – Daydream (Ft. Joba)
Rapsody – Oooweee (Ft. Anderson Paak)
Joji – Worldstar Money (Interlude)
Paul McCartney – Ram On
The Seshen – Spectacle
Bibio – Branch Line


King Krule – Sublunary
Rick Ross – Tiptoe’n
Verzache – Waiting For You (Ft. Swell)
Sampa the Great – Flowers (Ft. Remi)
Fatima – Mind


Sly5thave – Shiznit (Ft. Jesse Fischer)
Pomona Dream – Easy Raider
Unno – How We Swim
Nai Palm – Borderline With My Atoms
Children Of Zeus – I Want You
Mount Kimbie – Four Years And One Day


Khurangbin – Maria Tambien
Escapism Refuge – Me Myself And I
Jonti – Staring Window
Matthewdavid’s Midnight – Ophiuchus


Nick Walker – Saint Francis
Jordan Rakei – Eye to Eye
Shabaka And The Ancestors – Mzawandile

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Newness from Majid Jordan w/ DVSN, Four Set, Maylee Todd, Tennyson, Shigeto and Yaeji who is making her presence felt in the blogosphere. Big fan of her work. Also Nai Palm delivers once again + the WU is back! Also, this Knox Fortune is gold! Catch you next Monday night!
Ghetto Dub – World Dub
Unno – Drink That Butter
ABRA – Pull Up
Sevdaliza – Other Girl
Twit Uno – Chayn Gang
Majid Jordan – One I want
Danny Watts – Pill
Jaubi – Time: The Donut Of The Heart
Four Tet – Two Thousand And Seventeen
Maylee Todd – AFANYALA
yaeji – New York 93
Jhene Aiko – While We’re Young
Masego – Tado
Makaya McCraven – Papaya
The Black Madonna – We Can Never Be Apart
Tennyson – Pancake Feet
Shigeto – There’ A Vibe Tonight
Mathias Lamfa – Lost My Edge
The Stepkids – Shadows On Behalf
emawk – someone
Iman Omari – So Real
Jordan Rakei – Eye To Eye
Pink Skies – Gettin Old
Troyboi – Don’t Want
Tusken – Cerulean City
Alemayehu – Alteleyeshegnem
Nai Palm – Homebody
Mr. Dibiase – Delayed Flight [89]
Daye Jack – Easy
Little Dragon – Peace Of Mind
Connor Pearson – Why
Daphni – Face To Face
Annabel (lee) – Paris, Room 14
Yaeji – Drink Im Sippin On
Quadrupolar – Yusuke Hirado Prospect
Rapsody – U Used 2 Love Me
SAINTS – Blind, I
Primitive Trust – Fallen Down
Wu-Tang Clan – Lesson Learn’d
Mass Influence – Analyze
Jitwam – Alone
Knox Fortune – No Dancing
Nosaj Thing – How We Do
Hundred Waters – Wave to Anchor
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Pulled this one from the vaults. Recorded in Los Angeles the day after a wild night at Church! I remember being totally tired and exhausted from the night before and I can hear it in my voice. Nai Palm on the other hand sounds like a trooper!  Well time has passed since first meeting the group in the Lower East Side and Im happy to see them grow and develop support after an amazing stint at this year’s SXSW and co/signage from Badu, ?uestlove and most recently Prince via twitter. Also they just got signed onto Salam Remi’s imprint on Sony.  I hope you dig this chat!

One of my best investments is my camera. Life is short. I often wonder what my seeds might think when they look back at this blog. Im not really sure I keep a blog. Sure I love art, culture, changing tides in fashion and music but this is more than that.  This is a documentation of time and space. From everything I play on the radio to being allowed to have the freedom to do the things that I wish to do (i.e interviews, mixes, chats) and just capturing all that surrounds me.  It allows me to do things my way.  It’s not always the best way but its my creative hub to do the things that I feel get pushed aside.

When I look at these pics I am reminded of folks who took art into a direction that made them content at that time. I was in the right place at the right time to snap these shots of them in a certain place and they were okay with that. The trust between an artist and person with a camera is sacred.  I am grateful to be able to capture these musical movements with a radio show and a camera but I prefer to be on the front lines with camera in two, microphone on and ready to record.  I love to be in that space of creation. Being able to document it with a camera is exciting!  I encourage you to create your blog! Capture whats around you. Create a podcast!  Enjoy these snapshots! Let me know what you think!

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This was shot and recorded last week on the final day of the Hiatus Kaiyote meet and greet tour.  Last week Gilles Peterson of UK’s Radio 1 picked Tawk Tomahawk as his album of the week. Just prior Pharaoh Monch and Jean Grae raved about HK. Enjoy this sit down I had with vocalist Nai Palm as we talk about the band and what it’s like to be loved by Erykah Badu, The Roots, Dirty Projectors and Animal Collective.

Im also excited that Nai Palm has hand selected a set of records for me to play showcasing the sounds of Australia tonight and as an added bonus, a listen to the new joint she and Taylor Mcferrin have been working on. Tune in tonight at Midnight (PST) on 89.9 FM and worldwide at

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