Tuesday, 30 November 2010

The Hot Selection 30 11 10

Back with another Hot Selection... back to warm you UP.

As always, broadcast LIVE, from the heart of London,  we started this week's show with a classic space jazz piece from 1978 [which also happens to be a sample source for (amongst other hip hop tracks) Kanye West's 'Lord, Lord Lord' and, earlier, NAS - 'Find Ya Wealth']. 

Early on in hour one of the show we locked down into hip-hop tempo musics but then the BPM's raise in the last few tracks, and as we got into hour two of the show we found ourselves playing some classic Jazzanova; one of our favourite ever Roy Ayers tracks; some boogie, soul and jazz...

Brian Bennett - Solstice
Nas - Foul Breeze
Apollo Brown - Master Plan
Kanye West - The Joy
Kanye West- Devil In A New Dress (Feat Rick Ross)
M F Doom - Hoe Cakes
Koushik - Winter Sun
Dabrye - With A Professional
Flying Lotus - Roberta Flack (Feat. Ahu)
Spacek - It’S Not Gonna Happen
Samiyam - Trick Platform
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers
Julien Dyne - Fallin' Down
Pantha Du Prince - Laying In A Shimmer
Machinedrum - Mean Mean
M J Cole - Be Sincere (Jazzanova Remix)
6th Sense - Paradise (Hiroshi Watana.Be Dub Mix)
Roy Ayres - Chicago
Unlimited Touch - Searching To Find The One
Dr. John Blair - Respect (Instrumental)
Nite Jewel - What Did He Say
Bardeux - When We Kiss
Odyssey - Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love
Stark Reality - Comrades

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

The Hot Selection 23 11 10

Back with another Hot Selection... a varied show, full of soulful music, from the heart of a cold, wintry London town.

As always we were under pressure to fit in a lot of amazing music;  it turned out that in the first hour we stayed largely on the slower-tempos (hip-hop, 80s synth boogiedown, and we also brought you James Blake's forthcoming - and breathtakingly brilliant - new single).

This week's show also included 3 tracks in salute to the great Harry Whitaker, who sadly died a few days before. We brought you something from his work with Roy Ayres, and two other pieces in the second hour that are amongst our favourites from a man who was a legendary arranger and keyboard player.

Hour two featured an extended 'dancefloor' selection (with a darker edge than we've given you for a few weeks), as kicked off by a Gaslamp Killer track; but in contrast, the hour was bookened by warmer, more organic, sublime music, including the two aforementioned tributes to Harry Whitaker (RIP).


Roy Ayers - We Live In Brooklyn Baby
Dâm-Funk - Love Affair
Vktr - Sonstarg Music
Black Pocket - Thankyou's & Credits
James Blake - Limit To Your Love
Sia - Breathe Me (Fourtet Remix)
Computer Jay - Phantom
Kanye West - The Joy
Q-Tip - Let's Ride
Duke Hugh - Sweet And Lowdown
Georgia Anne Muldrow - Here (Feat. Dudley Perkins)
Strong Arm Steady - Get Started
Terminology - Boys On Da Ave
J Dilla - Gobstoppers
Bill Summers - Don't Fade Away
New Birth - Been A Long Time
Robert Vanderbilt - A Message Especially From God
Eugene Mcdaniels - Freedom Death Dance
Gasslamp Killer - Anything Worse
Lukid - Lego
Pearson Sound - Blue Eyes
Adison Groove - Footcrab
Sage Monk - Mbeso Ti Abantu (Main Mix)
Dj Mujava - Township Funk
East 17 Division - String Works
Titonto Duvant - Levels Of Scandal
Black Renaissance - Black Renaissance

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

The Hot Selection 09 11 10

Back with another Hot Selection... and this show really did deliver some absoloute treasures.

We started off with some downbeat, headnod, mellow joints including a surprise from Queen (albeit far from the 'standard' Queen fare!), sliding into some more contemporary, higher tempo music towards the end of the first half.

In the second hour we deliver hip-house and other 90s house tunes that hit hard but they are deep before transitioning into hip hop including some golden era DJ Mitzu, one of our favourite Outkast tunes and a deliriously-beautiful, rare, soul track. Rimshots, bass swirls and tripped-out vocals a truly outsanding piece of music. 

Schlomo - HFOS 4_9_1
Teebs - Burner
Teebs - Golden Brown
Dabrye - With a Professional
Spacek - Language
Curtis Mayfield - Give Me Your Love
Anthony King - Filigree Funk
Eighties Ladies - Turned on to You
The Mayzack Project - More Power to You
Stars and Bars - Stars and Bars
Starvue - Body Fusion
Queen - Cool Cat
John Beltran - Aztec Girl
Anates - Bostro Peposo
Machinedrum - Mean Mean
MK – Burning
Tyree Cooper – Love
TJM – Small Circle of Friends (Tom Moulton Mix)
DJ Mitzu ft Bakura – Thinking About Your Love (DJ Mitsu Remix)
The Controllers – Stay (Extended Club Mix)
K'Soul – Funkin Our Ass
Illa J – R U Listening
Illa J – R U Listening (Instrumental)
Outkast - SpottieOttieDopaliscious
Robert Vanderbilt & The Foundations Of Soul- A Message Especially From God

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