In The Groove: The Bug Club wants your ‘Quality Pints’ + new music from James Blake, La Luz, musclecars

Listen to “In the Groove” with Ryan Patrick Hooper weekdays from noon-3 p.m. ET on Detroit Public Radio 101.9 WDET.

Loved starting out in a very funky space today with Crumb, Tommy Richman, a throwback to Whodini dosed with some DāM FunK and Todd Terje.

But the focus today was really on fresh tracks from James Blake, The Bug Club, musclecars, Goat Girl, Habibi and more.

Won’t you explore the latest releases with me? Check the playlist below and listen to the episode for two weeks after it airs using the player above.

In The Groove with Ryan Patrick Hooper Playlist for May 29, 2024

  • “Crushxd” – Crumb
  • “MILLION DOLLAR BABY” – Tommy Richman
  • “Five Minutes Of Funk (instrumental)” – Whodini
  • “Hood Pass Intact” – DāM FunK
  • “Preben Goes to Acapulco” – Todd Terje
  • “Sweet Thang (feat. Summer Walker)” – Childish Gambino
  • “SpottieOttieDopaliscious” – OutKast
  • “Pretty Boys” – Paul McCartney & Khruangbin
  • “Love Is the Drug (Todd Terje Disco Dub)” – Roxy Music
  • “Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)” – Digable Planets
  • “Thankful For You” – Andre Gibson & Universal Togetherness Band
  • “Sun (Jitwam & EJT remix)” – Emma Jean-Thackray
  • “Thrown Around” – James Blake
  • “Like I Say (I runaway)” – Nilüfer Yanya
  • “Daylight Song” – Wu-Lu
  • “Security” – Amyl & the Sniffers
  • “Quality Pints” – The Bug Club
  • “Strange World” – La Luz
  • “Sad Cowboy” – Goat Girl
  • “motorway” – Goat Girl
  • “Do You Want Me Now” – Habibi
  • “Lost Boys” – The Courtneys
  • “ORACLE (feat. aja monet)” – Machinedrum
  • “ILIKEU (feat. DUCKWRTH)” – Machinedrum
  • “No Problems” – Ginger Root
  • “Hey Lou” – Lewis OfMan & Camille Jansen
  • “Jump Into The Fire” – Harry Nilsson
  • “I Only Have Eyes For You” – Sunny & The Sunliners
  • “Life Is” – Jessica Pratt
  • “Lucy Takes A Picture” – Youth Lagoon
  • “Advantage Points” – Chilly Gonzales
  • “Light As Grass” – Lucy Rose
  • “Ha Ya! (Eternal Life) [feat. Natalie Greffel]” – musclecars

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  • Ryan Patrick Hooper
    Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host of "In the Groove" on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. Hooper has covered stories for the New York Times, NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.