If you missed the show today, it’s catch-up time

This lunchtime we hit the Noods airwaves and these lovely records got an airing, have a listen back if you missed it…

Resavoir – Plantasy (International Anthem)
Okay Temiz / Johnny Dyani – Orient Trip (Matsuli Music)
Nakara Percussions – Balimba (Kosmos Jazz)
Jean-Pierre Boistel / Tony Kenneybrew – Remedios (Left Ear Records)
Obed Ngobeni and the Kurhula Sisters – Ta Duma (Afrosynth)
Eden Burns – Patches Theme (Public Possession)
Steve Spacek – Rawl Aredo (Black Focus Records)
Fatherhood – Healthy Cut (Study)
Joey Anderson – Mystic Strings (Uzuri Recordings)
WAR – Flying Machine (Shall I Bruk It flip) (Shall I Bruk It)
Jeff Parker – Fusion Loop (International Anthem)
Lord Tusk – Love in Dystopia (Apron Records)
First Touch – Do You Really Wanna Dance (DJ Spinna Galactic Funk remix) (Mother Tongue Records)
Franz Scala – Thai City (Bahnsteig 23)
The Paul Simpson Connection – Dub Me (Streetwise Records)

February’s Noods Show

February’s show on Noods Radio aired whilst I was away.  Check it out on Mixcloud, I played these lovely numbers…

Zopelar – Sozinho à Noite
Lord Tusk – Tell Me feat. TYSON
Wayne Snow & Digitalluc – Worrying State
Yvonne Archer – Ain’t Nobody
Seekersinternational – BadmanBoogie
The Bygraves – Set Me Free
Benoit B – Vestigia Flammae (feat. Elen Huynh)
Space Ghost – Groovin’
The Gritness Acoustronics – Treat Your Lady Right
Francis Inferno Orchestra – Don’t Run We Are Your Friends
Kapote – Grandmaster Edit
Larry Young – Turn Off The Lights ™Shall I Bruk It Headhunters Beats
Salar Ansari – Water (Lexi’s Flip)
Jeff Parker – Go Away

First Show of 2020 up on Mixcloud

Keeping it nice and gentle for this one.  A little ambient, reggae, gospel, soul and jazz selection…

Kleine Rosa Wolke – Argile
Fernando Falcão – Barracas Barrocas
Becker / Stegmann / Zeumer – Abends
Zann – Song For Lu Wang
Aisha – The Creator
The Congos – Row Fisherman Row
Sonia – Easier to Love
Omar Shooli – Hab Isii (Hug Me)
Tsvia Abarbanel – Wings of Love
Pastor TL Barrett & The Youth For Christ Choir – Like A Ship
Aretha Franklin – Never Grow Old
Alice Coltrane – Stopover Bombay
Resavoir – Plantasy
Nahawa Doumbia – Tou Dibile

Reissues of 2019

Finally for the 2019 roundup these are the big compilations and reissues of old music that was (mostly) new to me in 2019.  Maybe it’s a sign of age, but I definitely buy as many old pieces as new releases these days.

Ernest Ranglin – Be What You Want To Be

Jean & Trevor – Back Together

Rare Silk – Storm

Zann – Strange Ways / Inside Jungle

Azymuth – Demos (1973​-​75) Volumes 1&2

Jeff Majors – Yoka Boka (For Us All)

Frank Harris & Maria Marquez – Echoes

Patrick Cowley – Mechanical Fantasy Box

Man Jumping – Jumpcut

Bella Vista – Mister Wong

Outro Tempo II

The Sound Of Love International 002 Compiled By Beautiful Swimmers

Burnin Beat featuring Olive Masinga – Burnin Beat (It’s Hot)

Jambú e Os Míticos Sons Da Amazônia

Julie Coker – A Life In The Limelight: Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife, 1976​-​1981

Body Beat: Soca​-​Dub and Electronic Calypso (1979​-​98)

Colleen Grant / Sandra Hamilton – Latin Parang / Parang Jam

Emerson – If You Need Me, Call Me

Patrice Rushen – You Remind Me (The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978​-​1984)

World Spirituality Classics 2: The Time For Peace Is Now


Singles & EPs of 2019


The end of year rundown continues.  These are the singles and EPs I enjoyed the most in 2019.  Top 25 but in no particular order..

Kalbata ft. Tigris – Vanrock

Blackpocket – ALAYLY

Yu Su – Roll With The Punches

James Massiah – Natural Born Killers

Zeitgeist Freedon Energy Exchange – Got Style?

Saul – Murmations

Patrick Gibin ft. MDCL & Javonntte – Cloud Nine

Theo Parrish – What You Gonna Ask For

Blacks & Blues – Blacks & Blues

Beringei – The People, The Place

Kapote – Brasiliko

JAB – Directions

My Girlfriend – Apron EP

Laroye – Columbia 26a

N.O.T.E. – P.A.L.

Harmonious Thelonious – International Dance Record 2

Masalo – New Dance

CZ Wang, Neo Image – Just Off Wave / Open Mic Beat

Likwid Continual Space Motion – EP1

The Maghreban – Islands

Leif – Igam Ogam

Glenn Astro – Naturals

Future Bumps – Future Bumps

Employee & Funkycan – Windy Pipes / Surfing Swan

Emma-Jean Thackray – Too Shy