Upside Black Down White

Another set of things I was able to put into my earholes while taking a week off from the show and learn how to get a quality product recorded and automated for listening pleasures.

New Age Ladies- Secretary
Risk Failure- Secretary
Golden Dunes- The Budos Band
Budos Dirge- The Budos Band
Melody Truck- Euforquestra
Dr. Standby- Euforquestra
St. Louis- Teddy Presberg
Thanks Maw- Teddy Presberg
Scratchinataitchouttareach- Baby Elephant Ft. George Clinton
I Wanna B W.U- Lyrics Born Ft. Lateef
Coulda Shoulda Woulda- Lyrics Born Ft. Sam Sparo
Quit Playing Games With God- Mike Mothersbaugh
Chocolate (Adrian Quesada Remix)- Packfika
Two Steps (Herma Puma RMX)- Alice Russell
Scare Tactics- The Afromotive
Upside Down- FELA On Broadway
Expensive Shit- FELA on Broadway
Int.ntl Thief Thief- FELA on Broadway


Took a week off due to the studio being closed for safety. Worked on getting record ready to continue proGramming but also got to listen to some albums from times gone bye:

Wawshishijay- Kronos Quartet
Sutukuri- Orchestra Baobab
Jiin Ma Jiin Ma- Orchestra Baobab
Munanë (Agew)- Abiyou Solomon
Jane Wange- Billy Mbowa with the AGS Boys
Gwenasobya- Frida Sonko w/Equator Sound
African Woman- Baaba Maal
Samariya- Ali Farka Toure
Borei- Vieus Farka Toure
Sankara Diadjo- Vieux Farka Ture
Tindehe- Zieti
Zre- Zieti

Nature Reaches Out

The final portion of the extra time shared on the radio knew nature needed to be listened to:

We Channel Timeless- Ben Tyree
Run, The Darkness Will Pass- Shabaka & The Ancestors
Big Brown- Thollem
Oligarch Super Villains- Thollem

Hey Lover- Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Ft. Roy Ayers
Nancy Wilson- Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad Ft. Brian Jackson

Savoy Truffle- Pat Petrillo’s NYC Big Rhythm Band
Kaleidoscopic Hipnofusion- Pat Petrillo’s NYC Big Rhythm Band

Jazz Dreams- Christian Tamburr Septet
Epílogo- Kurt Elling Ft. Danilo Perez
Alabama- Lakecia Benjamin
Pursuance-Lakecia Benjamin Ft. Marc Cary
Acknowledgement- Lakecia Benjamin Ft. Dee Dee Bridgewater & The Last Poets

Musik- David Walters
Bwè Dlo- David Walters Ft. Seun Kuti
Fist Of Flowers- Antibalas

So Blue Is The Sky

Did and extra couple of hours after the show to keep the healing vibes flowing. Here’s how the first portion of that went down…so get on up:

The Situation- Badge and Talkalot Ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow
Shameless- Badge and Talkalot Ft. Neco Redd
Do It- Smoove & Turrell
Simbi Dlo- Paul Beaubrun

De La- Gitkin Ft. Carol C
Canción del Aplauso- Gitkin
Smoke- Bassel & the Supernaturals

Little Man- Wajatta
January- Wajatta
House of Narcotics – Opium Wars Mix- The Orb
Let The Speakers Blow- Big Gigantic
Higher- Big Gigantic Ft. The Funk Hunters
Whole Again Hooligan- J-Felix Ft. Sol Goodman

Interlude- Takashiro Izumikawa Ft. Parker McAllister & Marshall York
Trigger- Takashiro Izumikawa Ft. Syl DuBenion
Moving Up- Takashiro Izumikawa Ft. Bajah

Just Another Brotha- MInk
Mali Empire- MInk Ft. A5k!

Color Me In Deep Spring

The final portion of the regularly scheduled proGram found the colors to be as bright as one can see..

Nick Of Time- The James Hunter Six
Till I Hear It From You- The James Hunter Six
Missing In Action- The James Hunter Six
Edge Of Fear- Speedometer
Kashmir- Speedometer

If It’s Tea Give Me Coffee- Tower Of Power
***pre-recorded conversation with Emilio Castillo of Tower Of Power***
If You Wanna Be A Winner- Tower Of Power
You Da One- Tower Of Power

We Got To Stand- The Burroughs
Mitchell’s Landing- Malcolm Strachan Ft. The Haggis Horns
N.B.T.- Black Market Brass
Squirtly- Beat Bronco Organ Trio Ft. Chip Wickham
Wolfdelic- Jason Miles Kind Of New

Operation 222- The Lounge Bar Orchestra

All Together Now

The middle portion of this week’s proGram made mooooovin’ on over a part of all our lives:

***Pre-recorded Conversation with Victor DeLorenzo***
Traceaphone- Victor DeLorenzo
Lullaby- Victor DeLorenzo
Invisible Shadows- Victor DeLorenzo

I Never Asked to Be Your Mountain- I Am Voyager 1
Reign Beck’s Bolero- Icarus Reel’s Acid

Detroit Dos- Circles Around The Sun
George- Joe Marcinek Ft. George Porter Trio

Let Go Go- JB Kings
Run For Your Life- Monophonics
Language of Love- Jason Joshua

Can I Call You Rose- Thee Sacred Souls
Green Light- The Devonns
More- The Devonns

It Is Here

Believe it or not with all that is going on, the calendar says the first set of the proGram starts off with a Spring:

Fireflies- Jake Shimabukuro
I Like It When You’re Home- Della Mae
Wish You Were Here- Ruthie Collins
Change On The Rise- Avi Kaplan

Jazz Party- Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra Ft. Tonya Boyd-Cannon
I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby- Tbone Paxton & the RJ Spangler Quartet
Introduction- Derrick Shezbie
Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight- Derrick Shezbie

Creeper Weed- The Claudettes
Phone Zombies- Roomful Of Blues
Red Hot Mama- Ben Rice & RB Stone
I Hate To See You Go- Jim Gustin and Truth Jones
Bailing the Titanic- Liz Mandeville Ft. Dario Lombardo
Hoodoo on Me- Albert Castiglia (live)

Big Mouth Blues- Green Leaf Rustlers (live)

The Skin You Are In

The second and final extra portion of the proGramming took on some new looks and feels:

Soleil Kréyol- David Walters Ft. Vincent Segal
Beast Too Spoke Of Suffering- Shabaka And The Ancestors
The Coming Of The Strange Ones- Shabaka And The Ancestors

Returning From Pluto- Lisa Marie Simmons
Cozmic Confusion- Lisa Marie Simmons
Walk with Me- Lakecia Benjamin Ft. Regina Carter

Inside Rhythm Falls Pt. 1- Aruan Ortiz Ft. Andrew Cyrille & Mauricio Herrera
Push Pull- Ted Poor Ft. Andrew D’Angelo
Only You- Ted Poor Ft. Andrew D’Angelo

The Dream- Oded Tzur
King Kutner- Avishai Cohen
The Cow & The Calf- Avishai Cohen

Where We Come From- Thollem
Repeating History- Thollem

Extra Time Pole Start

Did a little extra radio making this week and the first portion of it went around the sphere and back to the starting line:

Resistance- Jake Shimabukuro
Red Crystal- Jake Shimabukuro

Daphne- Stephane Wrembel
***pre-recorded conversation with Stephane Wrembel***
Dinah- Stephane Wrembel
Honeysuckle Rose- Stephane Wrembel

Hypnotica- Sultans Of String Ft. Gündem Yayli Grubu
El Bint El Shalabeya- Sultans Of String Ft. Majd Sekkar/Demetrios Petsalakis/Fethi Nadjem

C A’n A Dh’fhag Thu M’fhichead Gini- Karen Matheson Ft. Seiko Keita
Lovable- Anoushka Shankar Ft. Ibeyi
I Wanna Love Ya- Siaosi Ft. Jemere Morgan
Cumbia Universal- Beto Jamaica

Oskarin Valssi- Duo Emilia Lajunen & Suvi Oskala
Raganu Nakts- Tautumeitas

Artistic Reflection

Sometimes the art itself reflects the moods we are in and other times it is the reflection of the art that does it. This portion of the proGram has a side or two of each:

Kathy’s Groove- Jason Miles & Kind Of New
Slappy- Karate Boogaloo
Eternal Question- Beat Bronco Organ Trio
Under Pressure- Beat Bronco Organ Trio

Old Frenchman- Moon Hooch
War Room- Black Market Brass

Canción del Aplauso (Pimps of Joytime RMX)- Gitkin
Carry Me Home- Kokoroko
A Song For Lara- Ekiti Sound

Iron Ox- Emancipator
Daze – Missing & Messed Up Mix- The Orb

We Wid It- Haleek Maul Ft. Jah Koda
No Biggie- Stro
Lace Up- Stro Ft. Dave East
Welfare Recipient Funk-MInk

Shady Dog Finder

The second portion of the proGramming took that dog right into the best and shadiest [arts of town…for this sound of it all:

Jam- Green Leaf Rustlers
Ramblin’ Man- Green Leaf Rustlers

Pete Jive- Circles Around The Sun
Avond- Ben Tyree
Latitudes- Ben Tyree

You Won’t Put Out This Flame- Whitney Shay
Time- Los Yesterdays
Ain’t That A Man For You?- The Devonns
Can’t Help Myself- The James Hunter Six
Ain’t Going Up In Once Of Those Things- The James Hunter Six

Queen- Loren Oden & Adrian Younge
Liberian Calypso- Nina Simone

Wake Up To Craft- The Lounge Bar Orchestra
Chances- Monophonics
Blue Lines- Alex Puddu
You Are My Fire- Alex Puddu Ft. Gene Robinson Jr
East Bay! All the Way!- Tower Of Power
Step Up- Tower Of Power
East Bay! Oaktown All the Way!- Tower OF Power

Dog Walkin’ Steps

The first portion of this week’s proGramming was easily one to walk the pooches with. It’s bark and bite were worth each lick:

Little Blue (Reprise)- The Wood Brothers
I Heard the Blues Somewhere- John Blues Boyd
Bad Blood On Mean Whiskey- Ben Rice & RB Stone

Keep on Workin’- Liz Mandeville Ft. Philippe Fernandez
Keep on Swinging- Albert Castiglia
Dig What You Do- Avey Grouws Band
greenarrowradio promo- Jim Gustin and Truth Jones
I’d Been Drinking- Jim Gustin and Truth Jones

Five Dollars- Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears
Albion Blues- The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood Ft. Kenya Hathaway
24/5- The Claudettes

If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…- Leslie Mendelson
Don’t Run And Hide- Ane Brun
Somebody Else’s Tongue- Whim

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy- London Underground
Mobius Trip- Mysterious Clouds Featuring Your Friend
Portland ’69- Echo Train

Floor To Wall

The final portion of this week’s proGram slid up and down the insides of the inner and exploded back outside the outer….ear:

Ceremony In- Spiritus Fonktus
Motherless Child- Spiritus Fonktus
#4 Solo- Moon Hooch
Cheat And Start A Fight- Black Market Brass

Sweet Maybe (Synthstrumental Mix)- Casbah 73
All Day (Colorado Sound Studios)- Dragondeer
Slim’s Mood- Dr. Rubberfunk
Pressure Cooker- Dr Rubberfunk
Nu Reality- Lexsoul Dancemachine

De La (Pimps Of Joytime Remix)- Gitkin Ft. Carol C
Squeeze dogs- The Mauskovic Dance Band
Theorie Amerikaan- The Mauskovic Dance Band

Under- Jordan Mackampa
Power Is Taken (Felguk Remix)- Moby
Pull Up on Love- RJD2 Ft. STS & Khari Mateen

Boris- The Reluctant Cosmonaut

Timed For Reflections

The middle section of the proGram saw what it saw and then saw it once again before deciding it was time to share:

Folsom Prison Blues- Green Leaf Rustlers
Reverberation- The Third Mind
Boy, Sit Down- Whitney Shay
Blood Red Blues (Protest Song)- The Devonns
When You Go Then You’ll Know- The Altons
Seems Like- Thee Sinseers
It’s Only Us- Monophonics
Brother Or Other- The James Hunter Six
How ‘Bout Now- The James Hunter Six

Love And Unity- The Burroughs
Hard Play- Beat Bronco Organ Trio
Beat Bronco- Beat Bronco Organ Trio
Alex Puddu Be My Lover- Alex Puddu Ft. Gene Robinson Jr.

Brassy Operation- The Lounge Bar Orchestra
Sideswipe- Steve Yeager

The Spot Below

The first portion of this week’s regularly scheduled proGram knows how to land but has to make sure of the footing:

My Wildlife- Shell of a Shell
Warm Love- Seth Walker
Diggin’ Roots- G. Love & Special Sauce feat. Ron Artis II
Little Blue- The Wood Brothers
Bad Babe, Losin’ Touch- The Claudettes

My Memory Take Me There Part 4- John Blues Boyd
A Beautiful Woman (for Dona Mae)- John Blues Boyd
Lobo Jam- Ben Rice & RB Stone

Hey Babe) Ya Wanna Boogie?- Liz Mandeville Ft. Peter Struijk
Liz Mandeville He Loves My Biscuits-Liz Mandeville Ft. Ilana Katz Katz
greenarrowradio promo- Avey Grouws Band
Dirty Little Secret- Avey Grouws Band

Me And The Devil- Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
***pre-recorded conversation with Reverend Peyton***
It Is Or It Ain’t- Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Frenchmen Street- Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Surface Rock Biscuit

The final portion to the pre-show fill in time was something made here or maybe there but either way, it fits right in with us:

Intimacy- Cheer Accident
Plea Bargain- Cheer Accident
Photobomb- Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft & Nels Cline
Tseruli- Giorgi Mikadze Ft. Ensemble Basiani

You Really Got Me- M’Lumbo & Page Hamilton
Mosaic (Of Beauty)- Joey Alexander
***pre-recorded conversation with Joey Alexander***
Fragile- Joey Alexander
The Warrior- Aditya Prakash Ensemble Ft. B.C. Manjunath & Josh Johnson
Roots (Ramakali)- Aditya Prakash Ensemble
Bright Eyes- Anoushka Shankar Ft. Alev Lenz

Hot Milk- The Shakin Jamaican Ft. Everton Paul & Bruce Skerritt
Rid Them (Pitufo’s Marimba Version)- Piper Street Sound

There’s Sound In There

The first part of the pre-shoe fill in had plenty of sounds within and around and you only had to take a moment to be still in it:

Porto Alegre- Kenny Barron – Dave Holland Trio Ft. Jonathan Blake
Chapter I: On Your Mark- Mike Bond
Chase The Wind- Mike Bond
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise- Ernesto Cervini ft. Nir Felder

Persistence- Amina Figarova
I’ve Got No Time- Amina Figarova

Bass Geige- Ernie Watts Quartet
Y Do U Treat Me So Bad- Joseph Bowie & Adam Rudolph
Kampong- Adam Rudolph & Yusef Lateef
Artificial Happiness Button- Heroes Are Gang Leaders
Migration Celebration- Thollem

Into The Space Around Us

The final portion of the proGram had the other worlds and this one colliding into one another to find the space within:

Crispy Time- Beat Bronco Organ Trio
Easy Baby- Beat Bronco Organ Trio

Nonphysical- Moon Hooch
Into The Thick- Black Market Brass
Undying Thirst- Black Market Brass
Lai Lai- Antibalas

In The Twilight- SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS
Avalanche- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Your Silence Will Not Protect You-
Le Diplomate- Ft. Iggy Pop
Sweet Tides- Thievery Corporation Ft. Lou Lou

Champion of the Arena- The Shakin Jamaican Ft. Everton Paul & Bruce Skerritt

Fisheye View

The middle portion of the proGram saw what it sounded like from a different sort of spot:

Wai’alae- Jake Shimabukuro
**pre-recorded conversation with Jake Shimabukuro**
Twelve- Jake Shimabukuro
Wish You Were Here- Jake Shimabukuro

Last One Standing- Monophonics
Tell Me- The Devonns

Miriam and Roger- The Lounge Bar Orchestra
Back Against the Wall- Alex Puddu Ft. Duane Hobson
Sweet Maybe- Casbah 73 Ft. Bart Davenport
How Beautiful- Dr. Rubberfunk
Realisation- Flevans Ft. Laura Vane

Bamboo Horses- Doctor Fluorescent
Interlude- Jason Miles // Kind Of New
Ferrari- Jason Miles // Kind Of New (live)

Lentil Circles

The first portion of the regularly scheduled proGram had shape and taste to grow and heal:

A Dream’s A Dream- The Wood Brothers
Don’t Think About My Death- The Wood Brothers

Two Days Off (and a little bit of liquor)- Avey / Grouws Band
Shake & Bake- The Mary Jo Curry Band Ft. Tom Holland

Beautiful Bacon Dream- Anton Barbeau
Old Guitars Are Ghosts On The Sunset Strip- The Stillsouls
I Don’t Know I Don’t Care- Shplang
Flameout- Cat Frequency
Pretty Song from Psych-Out- Black Street Carnival
White Light, White Heat- Claudio Cataldi with Aldo Ammirata

STRESSY- Hanni El Khatib
Jazzhound- The Buttertones
Like Something to Resemble- Cheer-Accident

Journey in Satchidananda- The Third Mind