Bridging the Gap on HPR2 ~ August 29th, 2015

Bridging Early LightsTonight’s show will feature latin treasures taken from the Atlantic rim mixed into various dark downtempo selections.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Baden Powell- Labareda [Os Afro Sambas]
  2. Fabiano Do Nascimento- Primeria Estrella [Danca Dos Tempos]
  3. Las Rubias Del Norte- Piel Canela [Putumayo: Vintage Latino]
  4. D’Angelo and the Vanguard- Really Love [Black Messiah]
  5. Al Green- Love and Happiness [Greatest Hits]
  6. Mark Farina- Dream Machine [Air Farina]
  7. Ana Firmino (w/ Tito Paris) – Chico Malandro [Putumayo: Cape Verde]
  8. Joseph Kabasele and Le Grand Kalle- Mama Nagi Habanera [His Life and Music]
  9. Makana- Fado [Koi Au]
  10. Natalia Doco- Natural Mystic
  11. CéU- Cangote [Vagarosa]
  12. Suzanne Vega- Caramel [Tried and True]

Hour 2

  1. Lambchop- Up with People (Zero 7 Remix)
  2. Ekova- Sabura (Max Pashim Dark Delight Remix) [Soft Breezes and Tsunami Breaks]
  3. Brigitte Fontaine- Le Goudron
  4. Butch Cassidy Sound System- Here What I say [Butches Brew]
  5. Ska Cubano- Cachita [¡Ay Carumba!]
  6. Novalima- Concheperla [Coba Coba]
  7.  Goodfoot- Dark Soul Whiskey [Unreleased]
  8. Tricky- Overcome [Maxinquaye]
  9. Jazz Liberatorz- Loop Prisioner [Fruits of the Past]
  10. Moonchild- Just a Minute [Please Rewind]
  11. Radio Citizen (feat. Bajika)- El Cielo [Berlin Serengeti]
  12. Dorothy Ashby- The Moving Finger [The Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby]
  13. Buddy Sativa- Una Peripecia [Digging the Blogosphere]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR2 ~ August 15th, 2015

Bridging Water
Tonight’s show has no real theme, instead we’re just simply going with the flow and playing simply what feels good.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Nostalgia 77- Quiet Dawn (Example of Twelves Remix) []
  2. Jazzanova- L.O.V.E. and You & I [In Between]
  3. Bebel Gilberto- Samba Da Bencao [Tanto Tempo]
  4. White Hinterland- Icarus [Kairos]
  5. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble- Flipside [Bonobo Late Night Tales]
  6. Barney Kessel- On Green Dolphin Street [West Coast Jazz V/A]
  7. Jeremy Steg- Howlin’ For Judy [Legwork]
  8. Nuyorican Soul- Nautilus [S/T]
  9. Soulstance- Moon Vision [Lead the Way]
  10. Bill Evans Trio- Gloria’s Step (Take 2) [Sunday at the Village Vanguard]

Hour 2

  1. Greyboy- Unwind Your Mind [15 Years of West Coast Cool]
  2. Dexter Gordon- Soy Califa [A Swingin’ Affair]
  3. Chucho Valdes- La Comparsa [New Conceptions]
  4. Kelan Phillip Cohran and the Hypotnic Brass Ensemble- Spin [S/T]
  5. Dorothy Ashby- The Moving Finger [The Rubyat of Dorothy Ashby]
  6. Tame Impala- Sundown Syndrome [Innerspeaker]
  7. Bobby Hughes Expirence- My French Brother [Fusa Riot]
  8. Quantic presents the Western Translation- A New Constellation [A New Constellation]
  9. Michael Tello- Barrio Beats [Om Lounge 7]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2~ August 8th, 2015

Bridging Church
Tonight’s show will focus on devotional music, from American Gospel, to Pakistani Qawwali.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Otis Redding- A Change is Gonna Come [Otis Blue]
  2. Leon Bridges- Shine [Coming Home]
  3. Shirley Ann Lee- There’s A Light [Songs of Light]
  4. G. Love and Special Sauce- Honor and Harmony [Philadelphonic]
  5. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens- Trouble in My Way [What Have You Done My Brother?]
  6. Sister Rosetta Tharp- Up Above My Head, There’s Music In The Air [Gospel Train]
  7. Bob & Gene- These Lonely Nights [Daptone Spring 2012]
  8. Moby- Run On [Play]
  9. Nina Simone- Sinnerman [Compact Jazz: Nina Simone]
  10. Dorothy Ashby- Truth Spoken Here [Dorothy’s Harp]
  11. Charles Mingus- Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting [Blues and Roots]
  12. David Axelrod- Holy Tuesday [Blue Beat Breaks (Vol. 4)]

Hour 2

  1. Fabiano Do Nascimento- Canto Do Iemanja [Dancá Do Tempos]
  2. Baden Powell- Canto Do Ossanha- [Os Afro Sambas]
  3. The Melodians- Rivers of Babylon [Sweet Sensation: The Best of the Melodians]
  4. Justin Hinds and the Dominoes- King Samuel [Lain Goes Ska]
  5. Enigma- Sadness (Part 1) [MCMXC a.D.]
  6. The Gaslamp Killer- Nissim [Breakthrough]
  7. Cheb i Sabbah- Maname Diname [Krishna Lila]
  8. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan- Allah Hoo [Best Of Qawwal And Party Vol One]
  9. Arooj Aftab- Aey Na Balam [Bird Under Water]
  10. Mohammed Rafi- Today the Weather Plays Tricks on Me [The Rough Guide to Bollywood Legends: Mohammad Rafi]
  11. Cheb i Sabbah- Sadats (Saints of Marrakech) [La Kahena]

If you’re up in Seattle, or know someone here… I’m playing at Seattle’s Motown on Monday.
MOM Seattle

Bridging the Gap on HPR2 ~ August 1st, 2015

Bridging Star Picture
Tonight’s show, really has no theme or playlist… But I did want to play a few new tracks off the new Quantic LP, A New Constellation… Other than that, we’re just going with the flow.

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Set List
Hour 1

  1. Quantic presents The Western Transient- A New Constellation [A New Constellation]
  2. Cibelle- London, London (feat. Devendra Barnhart) [The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves]
  3. Marcos Valle- Previsão Do Tempo [Previsão Do Tempo]
  4. DJ Dolores- Trancelim De Marfim [The Now Sound of Brazil 2]
  5. Aldo Del Rio- Aurora [El Bardo]
  6. Buena Vista Social Club- De Camino a La Vereda [S/T]
  7. Pedrito Matinez- Volando Voy [Rumba De La Isla]
  8. Aguankó- Señor Belgrade [Invisible]
  9. Quantic presents The Western Transient- Mirzan [A New Constellation]
  10. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- Bacao Suave [Bacao Suave/Round and Round 7″]
  11. Bonobo- We Could Forever [Black Sands]
  12. The Bobby Hughes Expirence- My French Brother [Fusa Riot]

Hour 2

  1. Rockers Hi-Fi Vs. Ella Fitzgerald- Sunshine of Your Love [Lion Head Compilation Vol.1]
  2. Paul Simon- The Obvious Child [The Rhythm of the Saints]
  3. TM Juke and the Jack Baker Trio presents: Boto and the Second Liners- Heads High(er) [S/T]
  4. Mariam Makeba- Pata Pata [Pata Pata]
  5. Batida (Feat. Bras Firmino)- Nufeko Disole [Radioclit presents: The Sound of Club Secousse]
  6. The Skatalites- Garden of Love [From Paris w/ Love]
  7. Barbara Mason- Come See About Me [Yes, I’m Ready]
  8. Leon Bridges- Flowers [Coming Home]
  9. C.W. Stoneking- The Thing I Done [Gon’ Boogaloo]
  10. Squirrel Nut Zippers- The Ghost of Stephen Foster [Perennial Favorites]
  11. Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest- Atchafalaya [Sylva]
  12. Sly5thave and the Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra- Uptown Funk [Uptown Funk Single]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR2 ~ July 25th, 2015

Picture by Yarik.OK / Flickr

Picture by Yarik.OK / Flickr

Tonight’s show will balance Downtempo with a little contemporary Jazz while throwing a few nods to emerging global textures.
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. The Poets of Rhythm- Discern/Define [Discern/Define]
  2. Mark de Clive-Lowe and the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra- Heaven [Take the Space Trane]
  3. Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest- Sinatra [Sylva]
  4. Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest- Flight [Sylva]
  5. Nostalgia 77- Crescent City [A Journey Too Far]
  6. Kate Davis- I’m Gonna Lock Up My Hear (And Throw Away the Key) [Live on PBS’s Great Performances]
  7. Celso Fonseca- A Origem Da Felicidade [Natural]
  8. Mariam Makeba- Saduva [Pata Pata]
  9. Four Brothers- Rudo Imoto (Miestro’s Sol Power Bump) [Available on Soundcloud]
  10. Justin Hinds and the Dominoes- King Samuel [Latin Goes Ska]
  11. Val Bennet- The Russians are Coming [Trojan Instrumentals Box Set]
  12. Bob McChesney- The Preakness [Chez Sez]

Hour 2

  1. Kamasi Washington- The Message [The Epic]
  2. Radio Citizen- Night I [Berlin Serengeti]
  3. Radio Citizen- Night II [Berlin Serengeti]
  4. Nicola Conte- Arabesque [Bossa Per Due]
  5. Gerardo Frisina- Eastern Vibrations/Shout it Out [Movement]
  6. Arooj Aftab- Aey Na Balam [Bird Under Water]
  7. Mo’ Horizions- Remember Tomorrow [Remember Tomorrow]
  8. Oumou Sangaré- Djorolen (Remix) [Oumou]
  9. Massive Attack- Karmacoma (The Napoli Trip Remix) [Protection (Bonus Tracks)]
  10. Kinobe- Skyscraper [Soundphiles]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2 ~ July 18th, 2015

Picture by Sami Pyylampi / Flickr

Picture by Sami Pyylampi / Flickr

I have a few shows coming up where i’m plying vinyl… So tonight’s show is primarily coming of my ever growing collection of vinyl records, a few from the original 7″ singles. So the sound may be a little scratchy, but hey… its wax!
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Playlist:
Hour 1

  1. Nostalgia 77- Cheney Lane [The Garden]
  2. Quantic presents The Western Transient- Creation (East L.A.) [A New Constellation]
  3. Hugh Masekela- Grazin’ in the Grass [Grazin’ In the Grass 7″]
  4. Sergio Mendes- My Favorite Things [My Favorite Things]
  5. 7 De Ouros- So Blanco [Nicola Conte Viagem 4 10″]
  6. Fabiano Do Nascimento- O Ovo [Dancá Dos Tempos]
  7. Delroy Wilson- Better Must Come [Good Times Skank 7″ Box Set]
  8. Supercat- My Girl Josephine [The Struggle Continues]
  9. Amy Winehouse- Hey Little Rich Girl [The Ska EP]
  10. Leon Bridges- Flowers [Coming Home]
  11. Aretha Franklin- Rock Steady [Rock Steady 7″]
  12. Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens- Trouble in My Way [What Have You Done My Brother?]
  13. Peggy Lee- Fever [Fever 7″]
  14. Radio Citizen (feat. Bajika)- Everything [Berlin Serengeti]
  15. Adrian Quesada & Ocote Soul Sounds -Tamarindo (Thievery Corporation Remix)

Hour 2

  1. Thievery Corporation- Le Destin [Saudade “Record Store Day” 7″]
  2. White Hinterland- Icarus [Kairos]
  3. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- Round and Round [Round and Round 7″]
  4. Sly5thave & The Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra- Uptown Funk (Extended Mix)
  5. The Gene Dudley Group- Stevie Flair [No Trouble on the Mountain 7″]
  6. Secoue- Souleance [Single]
  7. Indian Vibes- Mathar (Extended Mix [Mathar 12″]
  8. Nomo- Nu Tones [Nu Tones]
  9. C.W. Stoneking- The Thing I Done [Gon’ Boogaloo]
  10. Booker T & The MGs- L.A. Jazz Song [Melting Pot]
  11. Nicola Conte- Kind of Sunshine [Other Directions]
  12. Modern Jazz Quartet- Monterey Mist [Blues at Carnegie Hall]
  13. Ella Fitzgerald- Love is Here to Stay [Women of Jazz V/A]
  14. Squirrel Night Zippers- Meant to be [Hot]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2~ July 11th, 2015

Bridging Guitar
T
onight’s show is going to be strictly guitar driven. Weaving all over the place country to country.
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Fabiano Do Nascimento- O Ovo [Danca Dos Tempos]
  2. Bola Sete- Calypso Das Rosas [The Guitar of Bola Sete]
  3. Joseph Kabasele and His Orchestra Le Grande Kalle- Jolie Nana [Le Grand Kalle: His Life and Music]
  4. Federico Aubele- Postales [Gran Hotel Buenos Aries]
  5. Thievery Corporation- Barrio Alto [Frequent Flyers: Buenos Aries]
  6. Pace De Lucia- Entre Dos Aguas [Entre Dos Aguas]
  7. Stephane Wrembel- Bistro Fada [Midnight in Paris OST]
  8. Carlos Barbosa-Lima- Perfidia [Mambo #5]
  9. Baden Powell- Canto De Ossanha [Os Afro Sambas]
  10. Fabiano Do Nascimento- Primeria Estrella [Danca Dos Tempos]
  11. Debashish Bharachattyra- Sujan Re [Mahima]
  12. Makana- Deep In A Hawaiian Rain Forret [Koi Au]

Hour 2

  1. Sonny Chillingworth- Charmarita/Malasadas [Sony Solo]
  2. Makana- Ku’u Lei’ Awapuhi [Koi Au]
  3. David Yamasaki- Stairway to Heaven [Hawaii 5/4]
  4. Ozomatli- Aqui No Sera [S/T]
  5. The Doors- Spanish Caravan [Waiting For the Sun]
  6. Rodrigo Y Gabriela- The Russian Messenger [9 Dead Alive]
  7. Quantic- Mishaps Happening [Mishaps Happening]
  8. Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery- ODG (Road Song) [Songs from the Verve Hi-Fi]
  9. Fabiano Do Nascimento- Canto De Imanja [Danca Dos Tempos]
  10. Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil- Cinema Novo [Tropicália 2]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ July 4th, 2015

Bridging Bear Style
Happy 
4th of July! Tonight’s show is going to be a “Get you in the mood to party” selection of music.  There is no real direction to the music… rather, I’m just playing what feels right at the moment… enjoy! 

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Set List 
Hour 1

  1. The Spam Allstars- La Vida COntunia
  2. Ozomatli- Esa Morena [Coming Up EP]
  3. Diesler- Cotton Wool [Tru Thoughts: Shapes Vol. 1]
  4. Panama Cardoon- Oye! [Oye! EP]
  5. Joe Bataan- Chick-A-Boom [Chick A Boom EP]
  6. Raphael Saadiq- Keep Marching [The Way I See It]
  7. The Winstons- Amen Brother [Color Him Father]
  8. The Bamboos- Another Day in the Life of Mr. Jones [The Bamboos]
  9. Amy Winehouse- The Girl From Ipanema [Lioness: Hidden Treasures]
  10. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P. [P.I.M.P. EP]
  11. Luke Vibert & BJ Cole- Swing Lite-Alright [Stop the Panic]
  12. Hepcat- Dance Wit’ Me [Out of Nowhere]
  13. The Skatalites-Latin Goes Ska [Ball of Fire]
  14. Olu Dara- My Lips [In the World: from Natchez to New York]
  15. Moby- Run On [Play]

Hour 2

  1. Rebirth Brass Band- Exactly Like You [Rebirth of New Orleans]
  2. The Apples- Killing [Killing EP]
  3. Spanky Wilson- Sunshine of Your Love [Doin’ It]
  4. The JB’s- Doin It To Death (Part 1) [Pass the Peas]
  5. Ramsey Lewis- Do You Wanna? (Mr. Scruff Remix) [Verve Remixed Vol. 2]
  6. Ben Westbeech- So Good Today
  7. Lulu- Love Loves To Love Love [Love Loves To Love Lulu]
  8. Chollo Rivera- Latin Soul Drive is Here [Fania DJ Series: GIlles Peterson]
  9. Nickodemus- Mi Swing Es Tropical [Endangered Species]
  10. Los Chicharrones- Chicharron n’ Boogaloo [Conga Heaven, Bongo Hell]
  11. Batida (feat. Bras Firmino)- Nufeko Disole [Radioclit presents: The Sound of Club Secousse]
  12. The Melody Aces- Asaw Fofor (George T Edit) [Unreleased]
  13. The United States of America- Coming Down [The United States of America]
  14. Jazz Against the Machine- Bombtrack [Black Bossa]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2~ June 27th, 2015 Ro

Photo By Britt Reints / Flickr

Photo By Britt Reints / Flickr

Tonight’s show will be a collection of funky rare groove inspired by my upcoming set for Motown on Monday in San Francisco.
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Setlist:
Hour 1

  1. Rockers Hi-Fi Vs. Ella Fitzgerald- Sunshine of Your Love [Lion Head Vol. 1]
  2. Os Diagonais- Nao Vou Chorar [Black Rio 2]
  3. Ondatropica- Linda Mañana [S/T]
  4. Joe Bataan- Subway Joe [Big Bad Boogaloo: Latin Boogaloo from the Big Apple]
  5. The Latin Blues Band- Take a Trip [Big Bad Boogaloo: Latin Boogaloo from the Big Apple]
  6. Peggy Lee- The Dock of the Bay [Ultra Rare Grooves Vol. 6]
  7. Sol.illoquists of Sound- The Curse [No More Heros]
  8. D’Angelo and The Vanguard- Betray My Heart [Black Messiah]
  9. Aretha Franklin- One Step Ahead (Featurecast Re-Edit feat. Marvin Gaye) [One Step Ahead 12″ White Label]
  10. Monophonics- La La La Love Me [Sound of Sinning]
  11. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Coming Home]
  12. Booker T & the MG’s- Behave Yourself [Green Onions]

Hour 2

  1. Marlina Shaw- California Soul (Diplo/Mad Decent Remix) [Verve Remixed Vol.4]
  2. G. Love and Special Sauce- No Turning Back [Philadelphonic]
  3. Patti Drew- Fever [Workin’ On a Groovy Thing]
  4. The Quantic Soul Orchestra- Pushing On (feat. Alice Russell) [Pushing On]
  5. The Quantic Soul Orchestra Babrabatiri [Stampede]
  6. NOMO – Busy [S/T]
  7. The Budos Band- Mas O Menos [The Budos Band]
  8. Camille Yarbrough- Take Yo’ Praise [A Break From the Norm]
  9. The Deltones- I’ll Take You There [Trojan Singles Box Set]
  10. Phyllis Dillion- Midnight Confessions [Love Is All I Had]
  11. Al Green- I’m So Glad You’re Mine [I’m Still In Love With You]
  12. The Living Sisters- Can You Get To That? [Run For Cover EP]
  13. The Bamboos- Up on the Hill [4]
  14. The JB’s- Doin’ It To Death (Part 1)

If you’re on San Francisco this Monday I’m doing guest DJ spot at the Motown On Monday’s SF party.
Mom SF Actual.

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ June 20th, 2015

Bridging Lamp
New music from Arooj Aftab leads a selection of modern middle eastern gems mixed into a little bossa and jazz.
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Setlist:
Hour 1

  1. DJ Krush- Song #1 [Zen]
  2. Greyboy- La Jolla [Freestlying]
  3. White Hinterland- Icarus [Kairos]
  4. Jazzanova- L.O.V.E. and You & I [In Between]
  5. Stan Getz/Luiz Bonfa/Maria Toledo- Menina Flor [Sounds from the Verve Hi-Fi]
  6. Bola Sete & Vinve Guaraldi – Ginza Samba [From All Sides]
  7. Ocote Soul Sounds- Vendende Saude Y Fe [Coconut Rock]
  8. Novos Baianos- Acabou Chorare (Victor Hugo Marfa Mashup)
  9. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Coming Home]
  10. Sam Cooke- You Send Me [Portrait of a Legend]
  11. Hiatus Kayote- Nakamarra [Tawk Tomahawk]
  12. Kate Davis- I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (and Throw Away the Key) [Live]

Hour 2

  1. Angelique Kidjo- Summertime
  2. Mastretta- El Ultimo Habitante Del Planeta
  3. Thievery Corporation- Decollage [Saudade]
  4. Tapis Rougue -Le Rêveur (Thievery Corporation Remix)
  5. Nusrat Fatel Ali Khan- Nothing Without You [Mustt Mustt]
  6. Arooj Aftab- Aey Na Balam [Bird Under Water]
  7. Kaleidoscope Jukebox- Symmetric String Theory [Infinite Reflection]
  8. Nicola Conte- Arabesque [Jet Sounds]
  9. Soulstance- Moon Vision [Lead the Way]
  10. Koop- Waltz For Koop [Waltz for Koop]
  11. Medeline Peyroux- Half the Perfect World [Half the Perfect World]
  12. Francy Boland Big Band- Wives and Lovers [A History of Schema Jazz Fantastico]