Real time Adventures // VALA FM

Posts tagged Tropics

This weekend’s KCRW sets felt really good. Perhaps it was the weather, my time in the water previously or the new gems from Tropics, Pat Lok, Freddie Joachim, Free Nationals, Jordan Rakei + more? Regardless, hope you dig the 5 hours of favorites and new releases. Enjoy.


Saturday, June 15


D’Angelo – Spanish Joint
Tropics – Opioid (Ft. Petit Noir)
The Pendletons – You Do You (Ft. Howard Johnson)
Rumba Tres – No Se, No Se
Khurangbin – Mary Always
Full Crate x Koffee – Toast (remix)
Maverick Sabre – Slow Down (Ft. Jorja Smith)
Christy Essien – Take Up Life Easy
Kutcorners – When I Think Of You (Janet)
Toro Y Moi – Touch
Pat Lok – Lite Feet
Erykah Badu – Me
Brainstory – Mnemophobia
Maria Creuza – Mas Que Nada
Yellowstraps & Le Motel – Mirror Lake (Lefto remix)
Jai Paul – Jasmine (Demo)
Freddie Joachim – Out There
Free Nationals, Mac Miller & Kali Uchis – Time
Amber Mark – What If
Goldlink – Yard (ft. WSTRN)
MTBRD – Wanna Be Your Lover
Shafiq Husayn – Cycles (Ft. Hiatus Kaiyote)
Quantic – You Used To Love (Ft. Denitia) (Alfa Mist remix)
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid – Synchronic Disjecta
Tyler, The Creator – Puppet
Meernaa – Wells
Delilah Holliday – Babylon
Kindness – Hard To Believe (Ft. Jazmine Sullivan)
Lee Fields & The Expressions – You’re What’s Needed In My Life
MNDSGN – Spreads
Raveena – Floating (Ft. Hope Tala)
Liam Bailey – Brother, Why You Gotta Love Her (Ft. Maverick Sabre)
Jordan Rakei – Mantra
Max Rad – String On Me
Ryan Porter – Blame It On The Sun

Sunday, June 16


Young Fathers – I Heard
Jitwam – Opendoors
Lauryn Hill – Doo Wop (Mikos remix)
Toro Y Moi – Freelance
Aniceto Molina – La Cumbia Sampuesana
Pete Rock & CL Smooth – The Creator
Slenderbodies – Belong
Laura Misch – Elevator
Kindness – Lost Without (Ft. Seinabo Sey)
Goldlink – More
Prince – The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
Steve Lacy – Playground
Theophilus London – Flying Overseas (Ft. Devonte Hynes & Solange Knowles)
Mac Miller – My Favorite Part (Ft. Ariana Grande)
Flying Lotus – Pygmy
Noname – Window (Ft. Phoelix)
Radiohead – Paranoid Android
Cehryl – Troubleshooting
Shiva – Tala
Sylvia Striplin – Give Me Your Love
Lee Fields & The Expressions – Two Face
Combo Chimbita – Esto Es real
Simply Red – Sunrise
Musiq Soulchild – Missyou
Azymuth – Castelo (Version 1)
Charlotte Gainsbourg – Bombs Away (Ft. Toro Y Moi) [Toro Y Moi remix]
Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait
Anna Wise – Real Thang (Ft. Jon Bap)
Jamie Lidell – Walk Right Back (Basecamp remix)
Mayra Andrade – Manga
Ed Motta – A Vontade
Nubya Garcia – Source
Anderson .Paak – Twilight
Amber-Simone – Something More
Benny Sings – Dreamin’
Jaye P. Morgan – Let’s Get Together
Horace Silver – Song For My Father
Tyler, The Creator – Earfquake
Channel Tres – Sexy Black Timberlake
Childish Gambino – Summertime Magic (Daju Flip)
Guts – Bouge Bagay La
Cleo Sol – Try and You Try
Chance The Rapper – When I Go
Sir Was – Deployed (Ft. Little Dragon)
Willie Colon & Hector Lavoe – No Me Den Candela (Nick Bike edit)
Theo Croker – Love From The Sun (Ft. Dee Dee Bridgewater
Veence Hanao & Le Motel – La Jungle
Jordan Rakei – Mad World
Brainstory – Mnemophobia
Quantic – You Used To Love Me (Ft. Denitia)
Freddie Joachim – Sun Dress

Processed with VSCOcam with b4 preset


This Nicholas Jaar edit of Florence and The Machine just blew my mind last night on the program. I wanted to play it over and over.  Some great flips and edits plus new Mocky, Daye Jack (NY/ATL), Mo Kolours and Sly Johnson out of France! And yes! I did play Ariana Grande who is featured on this new Cashmere Cat record! Super fly! Hope you enjoy and catch you next Monday night!

Moar and Sarsha Simone – Gonna Do Me (20Syl Remix)
Brandy – I Wanna Be Down (Mr. Leigh X Jay Dee Flip)
Daye Jack – Poolside
Reflection Eternal – If You Can Walk (Maple Syrup Edit)
Mocky – Instrumental Life
Tuxedo – Number One
Fujimoto Tetsuro – Swim


Mo Kolours – LDN
Kenny Segal – Hours Without You (Feat. Hy Sings and Carmack
Shay Lia – So Brand New
Lunice – Can’t Wait To
Elhae – Curtains
River Tiber – The City
Te’amir – Freedom Train


BadBadNotGood – Starks Reality
Bluestaeb – Where You Goin’?
Luca Lush – Just Hold On (Feat. Kim Vallido)
Nadastrom – Medium Redeye
Bahamadia – Uknowhowwedo (JayDee Flip)
Ancient Future – Frogorian Dance
Clap! Clap! – Sahkil’s Evolution


Sly Johnson – EVRBDD (123 MRK Remix)
Florence And The Machine – What Kind Of Man (Nicholas Jaar Edit)
George Fitzgerald – Full Circle
Kwame – The Rhythm
Ibeyi – Ghosts


Frank Lin – Cattle Dog
Baby Bash – Suga Suga (Point Point Edit)
Kanye West – Good Morning
Misogi – Lantana


D’Angelo And The Vanguard – The Charade
Tropics – Home and Consonance
Sweatson Klank – Listen To Love
Amin Payne – Belly Dance (Feat. Bill Hoyle)
Cashmere Cat – Adore (Feat. Ariana Grande)
Os Brazoes – Pega A Voga Cabeludo


Hiatus Kaiyote – Molasess
The Weeknd – Where You Belong (Dave Luxed Edit)
Vendredi – Exil
Geraldine Hunt – Can’t Fake The Feeling
Tanika Charles – Heavy


Keishaleisha and The New Brazilian Orchestra – Should I
Rippy Austin – Never Say Never
Hanni El Khatib – Two Brothers


Makaya McCraven – Butterscotch
Archie Shepp – Blase
Bjork – Stonemilker

Processed with VSCOcam with g1 preset


Brand new Flako, Chance The Rapper, Romare and a fresh new Izem edit of Artur Nunes in the mix alongside some great re-edits on the program. Hope you dig!


MHE – Mhemidude
Romare – Motherless Child
Jean Grae –  U & ME & Everyone, We Know
Suff Daddy – Pumpin Like Reeboks
iZem Artrur – iZem – Artur Nunes (Master)
Chris McClenney x E.Doza  – Lady
D’Angelo and the Vanguard – Sugah Love (D’Angelo Black Messiah Edit)
Miles Bonny – Say Something
Melanie De Biasio  – The Flow (Hex Remix)
Pleasure Principle (Classixx Recovery Mix)
Drei Farben House – Fluid Finish
Fzpz – Lapse
Ren Phillips x Jodeci  – Forever My Lady
Anderson Paak – Right There
Sun Raw  –  Planet Duke
The 1978ers – Far
 Alphabets Heaven – Adorn (Miguel Rework)
SNKA Waves
Ju-Ar  – Tropical Vibrations
Ashanti  – Rock Wit U (Snakehips SFTB Valentines Edit)
Suff Daddy  – Suff Gucci (Mane Remix) (CLEAN)
Makaya McCraven, Matt Ulery & Jeff Parker – Just Stay Right There
Machinedrum – Only 1 Way 2 Know
Donell Jones – What’s Up (Alphabet’s Heaven Remix)
Brady Watt  – Good Medicine
Teedra Moses – Be Your Girl (Cavalier Remix)
Monomite – Good Or Bad
Chance The Rapper – Lady Friend
Flako – Gelis
D’Angelo And The Vanguard – 1,000 Deaths
Sam Gellaitry – Belonging
Onra – Rain Or Shine
Araatan – Coffee
Saalk – Wijk
Sly Johnson – Slave 2 (Tagi’s Remix)
Ibeyi – Singles
Henry Wu – Just Negotiate
Aby Ngana Diop – Orchestra Of Spheres (Dieuleul Remix)
Benny Sings – Straight Lines
Odesza – All We Need (Louis Futton Remix)
Quantic – Painting Silhouettes
PartyNextDoor – Persian Rugs (Flamingosis Edit)
Drake – Wednesday Night Interlude
Flamingosis – Cup Of Ramen (Feat. Go Yamma)
Gangs – This Time Around
Weldon Irvine – Morning Sunrise
Mura Masa – The Way I Want You
Tropics – Home and Consonance
STWO and Elhae – Oceans
Hiatus Kaiyote – Lupita
Moses Sumney – Mumblin’
AmmonContact – Zato Ichi


Good news / Bad news. The playlist shut down mid way through the show. The good news? The show is up and I managed to salvage some of the playlist! New gems from Cocaine 80’s w/ Common, LA’s Computer Jay and Orfeo, Laura Mvula, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, Tropics and much much more.  You can download the first set from my soundcloud page! .  Enjoy!


Computer Jay – Hardships (Feat. Orfeo)
Cocaine 80’s – Congratulations Feat. Common
Jai Paul – Track 11
The Precious Lo’s – Call Me
O.rka – Touch Myself
Cezaire – Cry
Donell Jones – Feelin You
Rhye – Open (Rhode and Brown Edit)
Bondax – Gold (Moon Boots Remix)
Michael Jackson – Rock With You (Dj Limbs Edit)
James Blake – Life Around Here

Laura Mvula – That’s Alright
Marvin – You (Whiskey Baron Edit)
Alunageorge – Attrcting Flies (Baauer Remix)
Tropics – Popup Cinema


Black Coffee – Even Though
Lisa Shaw – Grown Apart
Munchi – Madre No Llores


Outkast – Spottieottiepalisious
Yeah Yea Yeah’s – Always
Lea Lea – Black Or White (Dj Izem Remix)
Mount Kimbie – Made To Stray
Toro Y Moi – High Living
King Cudi – King Waizard