archetypo Serious afro-jazz from Akon's dad (and one of my first djembe teachers)
archetypo Mouse on Mars – Stereomission
archetypo And the award for the longest song title (for all I know it means 'music for small creatures')
archetypo RB @2wycked - love the video, muppet techno. (reblip)

Mr. Oizo Flat Beat

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archetypo From the excellent HongKong CD - this is the best late-night driving music, too bad my copy got stolen from my car.

05 monolake - arte (MrEmiX)

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archetypo Just watched Dr Who - need some appropriately spacey music.


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archetypo ultra-minimal house.

monolake, cyan

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archetypo Harold McKinney – Heavenese
archetypo deep jazz for late night: roy brooks – the last prophet
archetypo Horace Tapscott – The Call
archetypo Herbie Hancock – The Sorcerer
archetypo Herbie Hancock – Maiden Voyage
archetypo Bugz In The Attic – Fried Fly
archetypo Bugz in the attic with some wicked wicked rhythms. Excellent live version.

CO-OP NYE2006 "Transcend Me" by Bugz in the attic

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archetypo RB @inadaequat: "a smooth & deep hop into 2010 +++ @klitoria @estrogen @doidata +++" Sounds like a good plan. (reblip)
archetypo Kate Simko – Soltera (Original Mix)
archetypo Don Cherry – Karmapa Chenno


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archetypo George Duke w/ all-star fusion lineup from 1975

George Duke Giantchild Within vs Ego.wmv

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archetypo Another oldie from the golden age of soul jazz

Gary Bartz Ntu Troop-Celestial Blues

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archetypo Japanese rare groove.

Kimiko KasaiUse Me

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archetypo freddie mccoy – peas N rice
archetypo Freddie Hubbard – Little Sunflower
archetypo Freddie Hubbard -People Make The World Go Round

Freddie Hubbard -People Make The World Go Round

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archetypo This album = soul-jazz classic
archetypo Weldon Irvine – I love you
archetypo "Space Odyssey" by Marcus Belgrave

"Space Odyssey" by Marcus Belgrave

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archetypo The Jazz Ambassadors – Scorpio
archetypo RB @theMeemScream: "fog on the lake this morning... Happy New Decade dawning !" What a great song to start the year :) (reblip)
archetypo Poet/performer Jayne Cortez.

"I Am New York City" by Jayne Cortez

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archetypo I wish it was! Summertime – Albert Ayler
archetypo I know it's not really morning any more...
archetypo Soul Jazz classic.

Pharoah Sanders, feat. Phyllis Hyman "AS YOU ARE" 1978

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archetypo Incredible tabla intro.

Pharoah Sanders, Zakir Hussein, Trilok Gurtu: Jewels of Love

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archetypo Zbigniew Seifert – Man of the light (also w/ Cecil McBee)
archetypo Joshua Redman – Jazz Crimes
archetypo Joe Henderson Trio – Ask me Now (Monk) 1993
archetypo Beautiful music > Strata-East alto-sax player, Shamek Farrah

Waiting For Marvin

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archetypo Johnny Hammond – Tell Me What To Do (1975)
archetypo Me'Shell Ndegeocello - best bassline ever.

If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night)

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archetypo TY for the props! @alemanuel @bumble_b @bluetwin @Inesobjetsmart @DesertLily @ladypn & the rest! Glad you enjoy :)

Lack of Afro "Together At Last" (Brand New Track)

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archetypo According to Wikipedia, this track is considered to be the first disco record. Still fresh, 38 years later.
archetypo Moving on to Cameroon - what Africa set would be complete without Manu Dibango?

Manu DibangoWeya

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archetypo The Heath Brothers – Smilin' Billy Suite
archetypo The birth of soul jazz > Horace Silver "Senor Blues"

Senor Blues Silver Horace 1959

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archetypo Another soul jazz classic > Horace Silver – Song For My Father
archetypo Gone astral traveling.

pharoah sanders. astral traveling.

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archetypo Superb nu-jazz vocalist Elizabeth Shepherd
archetypo RB @mutiggluecklich: "♪►Free The Robots - Jazzhole " (reblip)
archetypo Gerardo Frisina – Tokyo's Dream - 07 version
archetypo Bobby Hughes Combination – Clive the Runner
archetypo By far my favorite version of this song

Lorez Alexandria Baltimore Oriole

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archetypo Larry McKenna w/David Leonhardt Jazz Group -Soul Jazz Blues

Larry McKenna w/David Leonhardt Jazz Group -Soul Jazz Blues

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archetypo Les McCann & Eddie Harris – Compared To What
archetypo Hugh Masekela – Grazing In The Grass
archetypo Excellent, this totally fits with my mood right now - ty @robertog (reblip)
archetypo Good evening to @avivamagnolia, @EFR56 > Byron Morris & Unity – Like A Galaxy Of Stars
archetypo Psychedelic soul jazz!

"Space Odyssey" by Marcus Belgrave

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archetypo Vintage Nigeria again - great horn section.
archetypo Monomono - Kenimania


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archetypo Nice love & peace vibe > Grant Green – Cease the Bombing
archetypo Highlife!

Funkees - Ole

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archetypo Vintage Afrodelic Funk from Nigeria.

Whizzy LlaboOfege

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archetypo What a crazy week... dedicating this to our brothers & sisters in Haiti.

Life's Gone Down Low-The Lijadu Sisters

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archetypo @nuffced: "Da "Come on Roy" is for Roy Hargrove...unique Live session for Gilles Peterson Worldwide Radio Show @Gioca @kzythm @ElementsOfJazz DIG!" (reblip)

Dwele Red Clay

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archetypo Yep, still dancing... unstoppable funkiness here.
archetypo This video has the REAL musicians - great vintage African grooves.
archetypo Great music, awesome marionettes :) > Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey

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archetypo Wow, gorgeous! Guinea's premier nat'l orchestra in Algiers in 1969. Lots of Bembeya Jazz musicians.
archetypo Hard to describe "crimp", or even the plot to this particular episode. If you like surreal humor (as imagined by 9-yr-olds...)

Vince's White Cells Pancake Crimp The Mighty Boosh BBC comedy

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archetypo The underground Lagos dance floor sound, circa mid-70s > Asiko - Lagos City

Asiko-Lagos City

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archetypo More classic afrobeat > Sahara All Star Band Jos - Enjoy Yourself

Sahara All Star Band Jos-Enjoy Yourself

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archetypo Some funky business.

Black HeatZimba Ku

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archetypo just one more, this one was too good to pass up....
archetypo Finishing off the night with a Round of Applause
archetypo Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats – On The Spot
archetypo Some tasty vintage Brazilian... Som Tres – Se voce pensa

Som TresSe voce pensa

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archetypo Very glad to see the back end of Mercury retrograde!

Soul Samba Mandrake Som

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archetypo RB @aeonblue22 - thanks, I had forgotten what a great song this is (reblip)

Fela Kuti "Gentleman" (1973)

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archetypo And now for some MIGHTY BOOSH! A very funny BBC show featuring endless musical humour.

the mighty boosh ice flow

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archetypo Ah, this man can always make me LOL.

Bill BaileyEurope

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archetypo Funky! Cannonball Adderley – Jive Samba - 1963
archetypo The In Crowd-(Long Version)-Ramsey Lewis Trio-1965

The In Crowd-(Long Version)-Ramsey Lewis Trio-1965

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archetypo Finnish electronica meets Nigerian percussion.
archetypo I love curious! @avivamagnolia: "Tlahoun Gèssèssè / Sema (1975) / Here's a curious vintage track for you, @lodro // #ethiojazz" (reblip)

Tlahoun Gèssèssè "Sema" (1975)

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archetypo And the modern version - I'm glad they didn't change it too much.
archetypo Great use of the theremin - the original Doctor Who theme from the 1960s

Doctor Who Theme Tune (original)

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archetypo More from the excellent BSG soundtrack.
archetypo Sometimes good shows flop because they have a crap theme. This one was AWESOME.


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archetypo Brings back fond memories... where is my frelling Farscape anyway?

Farscape Soundtrack

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archetypo @avivamagnolia Belgian jazz is new to me too; I was inspired by comedian Bill Bailey's piss-take to check it out :)

jazzzolder Mechelen, Frank Vaganee

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archetypo And Belgian jazz legend, Marc Moulin, with "Balek" (rhymes with Dalek, by bizarre coincidence)

Marc MoulinBalek

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archetypo And now for some actual Belgian jazz... wicked percussion solo by Chris Joris at the start.
archetypo Bill Bailey turns the Doctor Who theme into Belgian Jazz. With lyrics. Pure Awesomeness.
archetypo And now - Persian jazz featuring Lloyd Miller on oud.

Lloyd Miller- Gol-e Gandon

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archetypo another obscure oldie in the soul jazz vein...
archetypo The Frank Derrick Total Experience – No Jive
archetypo Joe Henderson - Black Is The Color (Of My True Love's Mind)


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archetypo Harlem Bush Music - "Uhuru Sasa" by Gary Bartz

"Uhuru Sasa" by Gary Bartz

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archetypo "Black Maybe" by Gary Bartz

"Black Maybe" by Gary Bartz

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archetypo Baahahaha! Bill Bailey's version of Portishead playing Zipadeedoodah, Priceless.
archetypo I was feeling sorely in need of a laugh today... hope you enjoy musical humour, Bill Bailey is hilarious :)

Bill Bailey and Cockney Music

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archetypo OK, just one more... RB @mtmtm - nice one. (reblip)
archetypo I think I'm blipped out for the night. TY blipsters for all the excellent tunes, as usual!
archetypo José James, Resolution (beautiful Coltrane cover)
archetypo To conclude tonight's excursion into the world of house music...
archetypo osunlade – blackman


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archetypo Gabriele Poso – Gipsy Dejavu (Afefe Iku's Spanish Call Mix)
archetypo An odd mix, but it works for me!
archetypo @CrouchingNegroHiddenWeave - Duh, Roy Ayers of course! TY :) Here's another oft-sampled artist(s) for you...

ESGErase You

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archetypo RB @CrouchingNegroHiddenWeave > another great soul jazz track, any idea who's the artist? (reblip)

Everybody Loves the Sunshine

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archetypo Soul-jazz classic > Weldon Irvine – Music Is The Key (reblip)
archetypo Come sunrise I'm back at work after a month off (eek!) Goodnight & TY @avivamagnolia @EFR56 @FifiDingDang @ecocity @llrjerseygirl @mtmtm

Cecil McBee "Come Sunrise"

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archetypo spiritual jazz > James Tatum - Alleluia

01 James Tatum_ Alleluia

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archetypo Nigeria: Fela Kuti's first band, mid/late 60s > Koola Lobitos – Ololufe Mi
archetypo Cosmic lounge muzak. Lazybatusu – Endless Road
SlipperyDistortion rb @photogurrl: "Vince Guaraldi – Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal)... cheers to all my friends on blip ;)" Merry Christmas! (reblip)

"First Impressions" by Shamek Farrah

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The Snugs-Strugglin'

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archetypo my brother, my friend, my teacher - wishing Billy the best (tho he doesn't celebrate xmas!)

KawaBilly Konate

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Come Close featuring Mary J. Blige (Nicolay Remix)

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archetypo Thinking of the tired children tonight. Alice Russell, 'Tired Little One'


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avivajazz Art Blakey + the Jazz Messengers – Arabia
archetypo Silhouette Brown, large and in charge. Yes!
archetypo Get ready when you see me coming... Silent Poets feat. Ursula Rucker
archetypo Freesoul Sessions: Mark de Clive-Lowe and Vanessa Freeman, "Golden Money"

Mark de Clive-Lowe and Vanessa Freeman performing "Golden Money" 2.19.09

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archetypo These guys have such an awesome vibe: Soil & Pimp Sessions – Mashiroke
archetypo Mark de Clive-Lowe & Bembe Segue - saw them live, they rocked the house!
archetypo New Sector Movements – Free As (featuring Julie Dexter)
archetypo Dedicated to my man, Barack.

Roy Ayers2000 Black

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Holiday (DJ Spinna remix)

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archetypo Everything goes better with Carl Craig.
archetypo My interior soundtrack is interesting today...
archetypo Heavyweight electro classic - Ricardo Villalobos, MDMA
archetypo Some of my fave sonar collage – Akufen – Theo's Theory (To Theo Parrish)
archetypo OK, definitely in an odd mood tonite. Luke Vibert, aka Wagon Christ, Big Soup.

Mars, Luke Vibert, Big Soup, Wagon Christ

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archetypo Zed Bias w/ Jenna G, Let Me Change Your Mind - OK, maybe not hip hop after all.

Zed Bias Feat Jenna G Let Me Change Your Mind Restless Soul Vocal Mix1

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archetypo Just because I love this song... Anything's Possible. (reblip)
archetypo More Manuva from the superlative Brand New Second Hand, Baptism.
archetypo Uh oh, looks like I'm in a hiphop mood now. Nice remix, Roots Manuva.
archetypo O holy night. Bobby Mcferrin's heartbreakingly beautiful rendition of the 23rd Psalm.

Bobby McFerrin~The 23rd Psalm (Dedicated to my mother)

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avivajazz Jaime Fuya – Parker's Mood

Soungala Coulibaly Djembe Kan Sologana 2002

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archetypo Recorded two years ago in Conakry - wish I was there now, I miss my husband!

KawaBilly Konate

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'Neighbourhood 09'Zed Bias featuring. Nicky Prince and MC Rumpus

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Nostalgia 77 Session feat. Lizzy Parks at Jazz Mix / Jazz à Vienne Festival 2009

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archetypo Happy Solstice everyone!

Mark de Clive-Lowe and Vanessa Freeman performing "Golden Money" 2.19.09

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O Mi Shango-Mongo Santamaria

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Descendants of Mike and Phoebe

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avivajazz Jaime Fuya – AfroBlue

Jaime FuyaAfroBlue

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archetypo Musicians with a message - the situation in Guinea is pretty bleak right now.

ARFONIK feat fac alliance

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archetypo Rap from Guinea: Fac Alliance, 'Telephone Love'

Binta Laly Sow

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archetypo Another amazing voice from Guinea, Sekouba Bambino.


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archetypo Hot voice for a cold day - musique de Guinee, Sayon Camara - Asmaou

sayon camara_asmaou

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archetypo @avivamagnolia: "Luigi Cinque ✚ Alex Balanescu ✚ Salvatore Bonafede ✔ Jazz from Italy " Beautiful track. (reblip)

Luigi Cinque Alex Balanescu Sal Bonafede

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Mr. Oizo Flat Beat

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archetypo Afronaught - Now Or Never

Afronaught- Now Or Never

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archetypo Guitar virtuoso from Mali (like his dad!) > Vieux Farka Toure "Bamako jam" – Part One
archetypo fantastic voyage > Club Zombie : Jon Hassell

Club Zombie : Jon Hassell

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archetypo Why yes, I have :) > @cagey2519: "Had a little too much egg nog, did you...?" Jingle Bells by Esquivel (reblip)

Jingle Bells by Esquivel

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archetypo Brilliant! Possibly my favorite track from Two Pages > 4hero – Loveless , with Ursula Rucker

4 Hero"Loveless"

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archetypo From the incomparable Two Pages (my musical bible), released in 98 > 4 HERO - Golden Age of Life


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archetypo From the equally fantastic album, Creating Patterns > 4Hero feat. Jill Scott – Another Day
archetypo Terry Callier – Look At Me Now
archetypo 4 Hero – Superwoman (where were you when I needed you) feat. Terry D

4 HeroSuperwoman

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archetypo This is such a great album I have to play another one > 4hero – Morning Child feat. Carina Anderson

4heroMorning Child

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archetypo Jody Watley w/4Hero – Bed of Roses
archetypo Marc Mac – The Freedom Clap
archetypo The Revolution Will Not Be Televised -- Gil Scott Heron

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised -- Gil Scott Heron

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archetypo Medeski Martin & Wood - big time

Medeski Martin & Wood big time

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archetypo OH YEAH? Jan Hammer Group-Magical Dog (1976)

Jan Hammer Group-Magical Dog(1976)

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archetypo A shot of lyrical espresso to start my day > Seiji – Loose Lips feat. Lyric L
archetypo Blanquito Man ft. Lightning Head – Preguntas Por Que?
archetypo Some late-night dub styles from Lightning Head > BiggaBush – Deeper Dub

BiggaBushDeeper Dub

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archetypo Roots dub riddims! Lee Scratch Perry – Foundations Dub - Atomik
archetypo Guinea again. Beautiful traditional arrangement for this song about infant and neonatal mortality.

Kandia Kouyaté, mortalité

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archetypo Typical music you'd hear blaring on radios in Guinea. Amazing that there is so much violence there, yet the music is so uplifting.
archetypo A love song from Guinea.

Les étoiles de boulbinet : cherie

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archetypo Still in Ghana, but with a dash of Bonobo in the mix...
archetypo Let's move west to Ghana for some serious afrobeat
archetypo Damn, Botswana's got some funky sounds, let's hang out here a while.

VeeKe gopola gae

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archetypo Let's go to Botswana > Vee – Stimela


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archetypo Fela Anikulapo Kuti "I have death in my pouch. They can't kill me."

Army Arrangement

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archetypo I think this guy may have been a fan of James Brown.
archetypo Burial Mix – Peter Tosh - Bunny Wailer - Augustus Pablo
archetypo The Congos – La La Bam Bam
archetypo Lee Scratch Perry – *Angel Gabriel and the Space Boots*
archetypo Excellent track from another GREAT album.
archetypo Ha! I'd forgotten about this one... a few blunts away from the original
archetypo Sweet dreams > Jurassic Five – Freedom

ugly duckling "another samba"

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archetypo One Day – Two Banks Of Four
archetypo Outrageously beautiful voice & music: Aziza Mustafa Zadeh – Ladies Of Azerbaijan
archetypo Nils Petter Molvaer – Hover
archetypo Mark de Clive-Lowe and Vanessa Freeman performing "Relax Unwind" ...and another big thank you to @EFR56 for the props!

Mark de Clive-Lowe and Vanessa Freeman performing "Relax Unwind" 2.19.09

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archetypo Live Bugz! CO-OP NYE2006 "Transcend Me" by Bugz in the Attic

CO-OP NYE2006 "Transcend Me" by Bugz in the attic

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archetypo Afefe Iku feat Osunlade – Bodydrummin
archetypo W00t! My first props - Thanks to @ElementsOfJazz @Kingmob6 & @mtmtm - I'm all the way up to FOUR listeners now! *fistpump*


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archetypo You may need a dictionary for this one. King Britt – Emotional Quotient Deringer of Chiek Anta Diop
archetypo Montreal represent! Ghislain Poirier – Go Ballistic feat. MC Zulu (Toddla T & Duckbeats remix)
archetypo Nuclear War - another Sun Ra favorite: "If they push that button, yo ass gotta go"
archetypo Don't think about pink elephants.

Sun RaPink Elephants

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archetypo "The sky is a sea of darkness when there is no sun". Sun Ra has the best seasonal lyrics ever (if you live in the north)

Sun Ra Quartet. When There is No Sun

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archetypo Build An Ark – Love, Sweet Like Sugar Cane
archetypo Angel's Walk by Two Banks Of Four

Angel's Walk / Two Banks Of Four

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archetypo HybridJazz Feat Replife & Nonie Limar – Holiday
archetypo RB @djilo: "Outlines – Just a Little Lovin'" Nice track - I always wondered who that was. (reblip)
archetypo Mos Def – UMI Says ... shine your light for the world to see. I need to be reminded sometimes.

Mos DefUMI Says

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archetypo Digable Planets – The Art of Easing ...into Sunday.
archetypo Fat Freddys Drop – Ray Ray - Slope Remix
archetypo Akufen – The Dragonfly Who Thought He Was A Mockingbird
archetypo And now for something completely different > Dominik Eulberg – Klangteppichverleger Wolle (can anyone translate that?)
archetypo Madlib FTW! Bollywood mashup! > Madlib – Beat Konducta in India
archetypo New Sector Movements pts. IG Culture – The Hype [2007 | Jazzy Sport]
archetypo Nu jazz / New sector movement / Mass Car Raid

Nu jazz / New sector movement / Mass Car Raid

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archetypo Feeling spacious > Kaidi Tatham – Arms (Loft in Space live edit)
archetypo Cesaria Evora – Angola ( Carl Craig Mix ) > a beautiful minimal remix.
ffluxx Love this thx! rb @chiiQ: "bye! keep blippin'!; Critical Point ft. Vikter Duplaix – Messages [Main Mix]" (reblip)
DesertLily I'm fighting a terrible flu at the moment-sneezing, coughing & aching all over- I hope everyone is healthy, happy & blipping like mad. Catch up later.

Vas- A Garland of Breath

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Marcus22 Roll with the bongos!

Mc Sultan: Der Bauch

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archetypo Cal Tjader & Carmen McRae – Besame mucho
avivajazz Celia Cruz y Sonora Matancera / Yemayá

yemaya-celia cruz -sonora matancera

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archetypo Hmmm, maybe I should play a little djembe today... RB @avivamagnolia: "Ray Barretto / Mi Ritmo te Llama / Hard Hands" (reblip)
archetypo Moodyman is such a trickster - just when you think it's over, he drops the bass > Moodymann – Stoneodenjoe
archetypo The JUJU Orchestra – Kind Of Latin Rhythm - Smoove remix
archetypo I prefer the original - but still a great song: Innerzone Orchestra – People Make The World Go Round (Jay Dee Remix)
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