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After a week away it’s nice to be back in master control and behind the turntables. Took a week break in Cuba and linked with the amazing DJ Jigue, a cultural and musical historian in Havana. We look at the past, present and future of sounds coming from the region.

Also – New Black Party, Kaelin Ellis, ASAP Rocky w/ Frank Ocean, Nick Hakim (slapper!), Fatima (the queen!), James Blue (gem), Tierra Wack, Moses Sumney w/ James Blake + more!


Juan Formel & Los Van Van – Llegue, Llegue
Nick Hakim – Vincent Taylor
Nobigdyl – enemies?
Great Dane – Sorry Steve
James Brown – I Feel Good (Short Circuit Remix)
The Pharcyde – Otha Fish
Fede – Cruisin


Danay Suarez – Yo Aprendi
Fatima – Caught In A Lie
Ill Considered – Dawn Lit Metropolis
A$AP Rocky – Purity (Ft. Frank Ocean)
James Blue – Breathe


The Trip – Swoop
Keita Sano – Sweet Fruit
Sly & The Family Stone – Underdog (Mr. Bristow Edit)
Unknown Artist – Untitled 1


24-Carat Black – I Want To Make Up
Pusha T – Infrared
The Midnight Hour – Feel Alive (Ft. Karolina And Loren Oden)
Oneohtrix Point Never – Manifold
Frank Ocean – Pink Matter (Remix)


Tierra Whack – Mumbo Jumbo
Cleyra – Naked
Ajmw – CallinOnYou
Alabaster Deplume – Who Are You Asking For
Moses Sumney – Make Out In My Car (James Blake Remix)
Braxton Cook – Pariah (Remixed By Kiefer)


bLAck pARty – I Hope You Know
Kaelin Ellis – La Luz & Ether (Ft. Cazal Organism)
J. Cole – 1985 (DJ Premier 1966 Remix)
Selah Sue – I Won’t Go For More (MNDSGN Remix)
Henrik Schwarz & Metropole Orkest – Counter Culture (Ft. Ben Westbeech)


Dizzy Gillespie – Manteca
Irakere – Bacalao Con Pan
Celia Y Willie – Kirimbambara
Juan Formel & Los Van Van – Mi Ritmo Caliente


Los Aldeanos – Nos Achicharraron
Sigrid & Kamerum – Iyami
Kerkstra – Soy Cubano (Ft. Etián Brebaje Man)
Havana Cultura Band – The Rumba Experiment (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
DJ Jigue – Rive (Ft. Tumba Francesa La Caridad De Oriente)


Nickodemus – Do You Do You? (Feat. Carol C & The Spy From Cairo)
Ben LaMar Gay – Oh No…Not Again!
Badbadnotgood – Baby (Donnie & Joe Emerson Cover)

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My first 20-60 minutes are crucial in setting the tone for the next few hours on my radio radio show. SET ONES set the vibe and pace and I always record them. I found a bunch of these recorded mixes from the past year and wanted to share them with you. Im in the mix every Monday night from 00-0300 [PST]
on 89.9 FM KCRW. Worldwide at KCRW.COM.


Yaeji – Passion Fruit (Yaeji Edit)
Overdoz – Last Kiss (Ft. Pharrell Williams)
Jarami – Hear This
Sly and the Family Stone – Brave and Strong
Reginald Omas Mamode IV – Working…
Majid Jordan – Gave Your Love Away
Point Point – F + L



Onyx Collective – Fruit Stand
Fatima – La Neta
Children of Zeus – No Sunshine Tomorrow
Smif N Wessun – bucktown (Jaguar Skills Sound Bwoi Edit)
Jay Z & The CLark Sisters – Family Feud
Khruangbin – Maria Tambien
Yung Lean – Skimask
Sly5thave. – Still Dre



Ernest Rareberrg – Why’d You Leave Earth With Me
Typesun – The PL
Tyler The Creator – Pothole (Feat. Jaden Smith)
SG Lewis – Smart Aleck Kill (Feat. Col3trane)
Nosaj Thing – U G
Four Tet – Planet



Uphigh Collective – Blend
Jonti – Alien
Curtis Mayfield – Ain’t No Love Lost Emawk – No One
Makaya McCraven – Replay Button Yaeji – New York 93
Teme Tan – Amethys
Mosca – Tilt Shift


Gabs The Great – Gabs The Great
Abjo – Nite And Day (Janet Refix)
Tyler The Creator – 911/Mr.Lonely
Tiedye Ky – Frank’s Track (Tiedye Remix)
Ronald Snijders – Easy Man (Ft. Ed Mota)
The Pollyseeds – Up And Away
Jordan Rakei – Sorceress (Acoustic)
Hans Zimmer – The Mole