A Good Day to Shop Bandcamp

As bandcamp are waiving their fees once more for 24 hours, it’s a good day to have a bandcamp slurge. Here are my top ten picks for where to spend your money…

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

 

Repair Your Soul – First of the Year

For the first episode of the year I like to take it down a notch or two.  So here you can find some lovely jazz, Estonian soul, a little ambient and a touch of dub.  Hangover compatible, relax yourself…

Mark de Clive-Lowe – Memories of Nanzenji
Makaya McCraven – Young Genius (feat. Joel Ross)
30/70 – Steady Hazin’ (Live From The Living Room)
Velly Joonas – Stopp, Seisku Aeg!
Jaubi – Lahore State Of Mind
Alice Coltrane – Journey in Satchidananda
O$VMV$M – Dill Big Choo
Annette Brissett – Betrayed Dub
Andy Mac – Dancehall Style
Bantam Lions – Red Streaks in the Sky
Klaus Krüger – Detroit Bells
Yasuaki Shimizu – Semi Tori No Hi
Martyn – Try To Love You
Marlui Miranda – Tchori Tchori (feat. Uakti)
Blue Heron’s Tribute 2 PH – Hymn to a Whale Talker
Aretha Franklin – Wholy Holy