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This week we take a look at the 6 month mark of the favorites of 2015! It’s hard to imagine that we are half way to the new year but thanks to these gems from Ta-Ku, D’Angelo, Toro, Clap! Clap!, Kamasi Washington + more this year is definitely one of my faves on the musical front.  Hope you enjoy! Stream!

Toro Y Moi – Room For 1 Zone
Mathias Zimmerman – Kenny
Clap! Clap! – Fever
Daz I Kue – Bloodfire II (Dj Day Rework)
Seven Davis Jr. – One
Graves – Where We From
La Priest – Oino
Ta-Ku – Trust Me
Shay Lia – One
Tokimonsta – Saw Sydney “Pharrell Flip”


Polo And Pan – Zoom Zoom
Binkbeats – The Healer
Silk Rhodes – The System
Sam Dew – Rewind
Hanni El Khatib – Devil’s Pie
Bilal – Pleasure Toy
Maxwell – Ascension (Dj Melo D Edit)
Usher – Good Kisser (AFM Disco Remix)


Kamasi Washington – Re-Run Home
Izem – Water (Feat. Segun Akano)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Can’t Keep Checking My Phone
Jamie XX – Seesaw (Feat. Romy)


XO – U&I (Feat. Shay Lia)
Aaliyah – Rock The Boat (Unlimited Riddim Edit)
Hi Tek – Come Get It (Tekstrumental)
Oddisee – Contradictions Maze
Tom Misch and Carmody – So Close (Wild Culture Edit)


Bomba Estereo – Fiesta
Disclosure – Holding On (Feat. Gregory Porter
Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment – Pass The Vibes
A Tribe Called Quest – Jazz (We Got)


Large Professor – Earn
Herbie Hancock – Trust Me
Kool G Rap w/ DJ Polo – Erase Racism (Feat. Big Daddy Kane)
Flako – Shipibo Icaro
SamIyam – On A Limb (Feat. Evidence)
Hudson Mohawke – Deepspace (Feat. Miguel)
Masego – I Hate School, Wish Me Luck on My Exams
Faraji Heritage Experiment – Mungu Husaida
Billie Black – Going Under


Twilight – Play My Game (Ohmega Watts Remix)
Stringtronics -Dawn Mists
Kimberly Ane – Show Me Love (Esta Edit)
Towkio – Reflection (Oshi Redo Edit)


Madlib – Speta Da Rua


D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Back To The Future
Makaya McCraven – Three Fifths A Man
Kamasi Washington – Change Of The Guard

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Wheeew! Right before heading into the basement for this show I came straight from a gig in DTLA and recorded two podcasts along the way then went into the studio and it was my cool down time! Dimmed the lights, turned on the turntables and broke out the new and old out of the record bag. Excited about the records from Ana Tijoux, Sango, Phife and Sam Smith! Also big thanks to LA band Moonchild for this Jazzy Jeff/James Poyser remix! Got that minutes before my show and was excited to drop it into the set.  Hope you dig this week’s show! Easily one of my faves.


Linkwood – Piece Of Mind
Naytronix – What Have You Done For Me Lately?
James Blake – Retrograde (Finn Philly Remix)
Phife – Dear Dilla
Axel Boman – Let’s Get Nervous
The Charmels – As Long As I Got You
The Bombay Royale – Phone Baje Na
Sango – Amor Rocinha
George Fitzgerald – Child
Eddie Moore And The Outer Circle – 4600 Wyoming


Moonchild – Be Free (Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser)
Minnie Riperton – Baby This Love
Sam Smith – Latch (Acoustic)
R.D Burman – Mera Naam Hai Shabnam
Stevie Wonder – All I Do
Fela Kuti – Opposite People (Bosq Remix)
SirOj- Directions (New York New York Remix)
Cherelle – Saturday Love


Conan Mockasin- Im the Man That Will Find You
Jhene Aiko – My Mine (Jefuz Remix)
Disclosure – You And Me (Flume Remix)
Dj Rashad – Let It Go
Bishop Nehru – Yet
Ta-Ku – Hey Justin (Eloquent Remix)
Mayer Hawthorne – Wine Glass Woman
Diggs Duke – Cause I Love You
Diggs Duke – Is It Love?
Roy Ayers – Funk In The Whole


J Rawls – Soul (Again and Again)
Cat Power – Manhattan (Feat. Angel Haze/Ryan Hemsworth Remix)
Jubilee – Pull Ova
Actress – Our
Frank Ocean – Pink Matter
Beyonce – Blow
Scoop Deville – Take On Me


(7 inch/45 set)

The SSO Orchestra  – Faded Lady
Reva and Roane – Champagne (Hot 16 Remix)
Black Monk – Northern Lights
Setenta – Apariencias
Dwilt Sharp – I Need You Close (Dub)
Sister Nancy – Bam Bam
J Rocc – Jaylib medley


Mestre Cupijo – Maestro Chorona
Brothers In Arms – Hot 4 U
Teedra Moses – I Wanan Be Your Girl (Kaytranada Remix)
Movement – Us (Girrafage Remix)
Ana Tijoux – Vengo
K Roosevelt – do Me Now (Loslo Remix)
FSQ – Zulu Congo (Abjo Edit)
Empress of – Tristeza (El Guincho Remix)
Naram – Asian Minor


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New Spacek, The Stepbrothers (Alchemist and Evidence), Kele of Bloc Party, Cibo MattoSharon Jones + some great remixes and edits form this past Monday night’s KCRW session! Classics from El Grand Combo de Puerto Rico, Marvin and Elliot Smith mixed into the sets. Also featured is this Made In Heights cut who are recent guests on my podcast. Big thanks to all the listeners who kept me company while on the turntables. Hope you dig!


Debruit and Alsarah – lhalim (Suite)
Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty (Louis Futton Remix)
Beat Spacek – Alone In The Sun
Falcons – Falcons Eye (Reprise)
The Stepbrothers – Stepmasters
Question – Una Nota
Sango – Middle Of Things, Beautiful Wife (Stwo Edit)
Outkast – Prototype (staRo Edit)
Beyonce – Drunk In Love (Lemi Vice and Action Jackson Edit)
Sampha – Too Much (Insightful Remix)
Sly5thAve – Deme (Feat. Denitia)
Osulande – Everything In It’s Right Place (Feat. Erro)
Fulgeance – The Fan (Instrumental)


Major Lazer – Where I Come From (Get Free Rhythm)
Joey Bada$$ – Unorthodox (Feat. Dj Premier)
Made In Heights – Mantis
Jim-E-Stacks – Come Between
Kele Okereke – Get Up
Toro Y Moi – Rose Quartz
Leatherette – After Dawn
Pharaoh Sanders – You’ve Got To Have Freedom


Sharon Jones + Dap Kinds – Making up and Breaking Up
J Mitchell – Rapture
Res – Ice King
Toires – Santi (Feat. Natasha Atlas)
A Tribe Called Quest – Find A Way
Harry Belefonte – John Henry (Thornato Remix)
Billy Hoyle – Can’t De Xango Pt 1
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico – Se Me Fue
7 Days of Funk – Feels So good
Chranjit Singh – Raga Bairagi
King Britt and Grand Agent – Stay Free
Modo Solar – Natural (Patchworks Remix)
Marvin Gaye – After The Dance


Gerry Reid – Been A Lot Places Seen A Lot Of Faces
Disclosure – Defeated No More
Stateless – Bloodstream
Entreloupe – For Real
Conan Mockasin – I’m The Man That Will Find You
Vincent Paolo – Idle Hands
The Weeknd – What You Need
Four Tet – Parallel Jalebi
Munchi – Madre No Llores


Red The Man – I Should Tell Your Mama On You
Dotmatic – The Night On fire
Blackmonk – It’ Aint Easy
Lorett Fleur – Your Best Friend
Anthony Valadez – Go (Feat. Wendisue and Lil Sci)
Michael Jackson – Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough (Demo 7′ Version)


Cibo Matto – Deja Vu
Prince – Crazy For You
Lord Echo – Street Knowledge
Daedelus – Flat Faded
Ryan Hemsworth – Yaeko Mitamura Is Lonely
Sebastien Tellier – Coco


Elliot Smith – Waltz # 2
Tiny Hearts – Calling
Belleruche – Wasted Time (Ross PTH Remix)
Darkside – Golden Arrow

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Week Three! The pics keep coming in from all around the world from KCRW listeners.  Big thanks to all the folks who tuned into this morning’s program and sent in pic’s of their listening environment. You can see my pics from my Instagram account which include real time video as well. This is third week of the visual conversation with listeners. It’s fun! Thanks again friends!! And listen to this morning’s program here! Great playlist too!

(Shots below  were submitted on 5th of Nov)

Big Joe just sent while enjoying his evening in Bangkok!


David Thompson is working and tuned in from Bangkok!


Alexa is sitting in her parking spot taking selflies while listening!


Joseph Collins is a pretty clean dude! Nice set up!


Ben in route to the Avalon in his M3


Karina tuned in with a selfie!


Justin is tuned in on this vintage looking radio!


Gibbons Tale is locked in while waiting for a train from Philly while en route to LA!


Marshmello form London sent this nice shot of the rain.



(Shots below  were submitted on 29th of October)

Abraham in Barcelona sent this beautiful shot!


@Marshmello in London sent this awesome pic! She holds down a great show on NTS Radio out there. Make sure to check her out!


Devoted listener and globe trotter Kahina sent this from Algiers! Nice vibes!


Joe sent this from Bangkok! Great shot Joe!


Kurt tuned in from Brussels! Kurt is always up and listening to Monday night’s show and starting his day with us!


@deaudude tuned into KCRW in his Toyata.


Arnold in Compton sent this. Love that D.O.C album btw!


Gabby is en route somewhere in the late night hour looking for a parking spot and tuned in! Hope you found one Gabby!


Sean! C’mon man!!!


Matt studying for Law School sent this. Good look bruh!


Angel has his headphones on and seems to be staring at the ceiling. All to the good!


Nikki and Jimmy the cat are locked in from LA.



(Shots below  were submitted on 22th of October)

Kirk Williams in Thai Town


Chris “Cakeshop” painting in La Puente.


Kevin working late at Cemex in Inglewood


Carlo from the Bay Area tuned in via

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Scott In The Bay Area

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Michael tuned in and smilin’ in the Bay Area!


Manuel from East Los working late.


Chris from Vegas was playing games and tuned into the show


Emilio in the lab


Jael tuned in while studying!


Naima aka @blkpantherbarbi sent this via Twitter.


Karina aka @LArain sent this on twitter too!


Ryan’s tuned in all the way from Peru!


@Dreamz got off work and was locked into KCRW from his room


Kalva One tuned in

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Comedian Dan Ahdoot tuned in from his car

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Runner @JustinVivian99 making the rounds working super late.

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Late night school work for Alyssa

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