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New Soul Sunday’s Playlist for May 31, 2015

May 31, 2015 on Soul Saturday

Music from The Robert Glasper Experiment, Outkast, James Brown, Denaun Porter and more!

Song Artist Album
No Other Way Krystal Hardwick The Tale of Two Fish
Turn It Up (Us3 Jazz Remix) Us3 Turn It Up EP
Home Deborah Jordan/Replife The Light
Somebody Else Robert Glasper Experiment/Emile Sande Black Radio 2
The Action (Visioneers Remix) 4Hero The Remix Album, Vol 1
Strange Games & Things The Love Unlimited Orchestra My Sweet Summer Suite
Spottieottiedopaliscious Outkast Aquemeni
Didn't Cha Know Erykah Badu
LiquidLOVE Chris Turner LOVElife Is A Challenge
The Sweetest Thing Refugee Camp All-Stars Love Jones Soundtrack
The Brightest Star Nicolay
Orange & Brown Positive Flow Flow Lines
Feel The Power SoulParlor/Leona Berlin Smile
Sy Seravince/Sharlene Hector Hear To See
This Is Me (Papp's AM Mix) Deborah Bond AfterDay
Song Artist Album
Player's Anthem (Instrumental) Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem
Sugar (HoneyIceTea) Akua Naru The Miner's Canary
Birds of a Feather Sidewalk Chalk Corner Store
Intimidation Brandon Williams/dEnAuN & Pharoahe Monch XII
Hawaiian Longboard Mike Ro Wave Private Beats, Vol 2
They Say Reva DeVito The Catnip Collective
Soldier of Love Sade Soldier of Love
Impayshunt dEnAuN aka Mr Porter Stuff In My Backpack
Count To Five Zo!/Gwen Bunn ManMade
The Art of You (Nicolay Remix) Sy Smith +FE Music: The Reworks
Promise Me Monica Blaire Back To The Future
Lights Out Terrel Wallace Therapy Chop Sessions EP
Do You Remember Kindred The Family Soul In This Life Together
Be Free Moonchild Be Free
Rockin' You Eternally Jazzanova/Leon Ware/Dwele Of All The Things
If I Were You Donnie The Daily News
Song Artist Album
Wake Up In Another Life Nicolay City Lights, Vol 2: Shibuya
King Kunta Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly
Give Up The Funk Parliament
Funk Box Visioneers Dirty Old Hip Hop
The Big Payback James Brown
My People Judith Hill Back In Time
All Matter Bilal Airtight's Revenge
By Fire Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Buzz Aldrin Bernhoft & KORK Walk With Me
People Make The World Go' Round The Stylistics People Make The World Go Round
Love Rain Jill Scott Who Is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds, Vol. 1
Water Song Sidewalk Chalk Corner Store
Something In The Water Zaki Ibrahim Every Opposite

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-30-15

May 30, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Tickets for Robert Plant, Beach House, new music from Galactic and more!

Song Artist Album
When The Saints Go Marching In Marcus Belgrave Tribute To Louis Armstrong
Born On The Bayou John Fogerty Wrote A Song For Everyone
Travelin' Band Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory
Into The Deep Galactic Into The Deep
I Try Macy Gray On How Life Is
Strangers Langhorne Slim Spirit Moves
Never Let Me Go Michael Bermudez Love And Let Downs
Learned It On Me Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Written In the Water Gin Wigmore Blood To Bone
Coma Girl Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Streetcore
Imperfect Animals Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
Call Girl FFS (Franz Ferdinand + Sparks) FFS
Right Action Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action
Song Artist Album
The Greatest Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
True Affection Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear
It Hurts Me Too Sonny Landreth Bound By The Blues
Faith Lake Street Dive Fun Machine
10 Mile Stereo Beach House Teen Dream
There Are Too Many Of Us Blur The Magic Whip
Fingerprints Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Gold Dave Crossland Mother Country
Little Maggie Robert Plant & the Sesational Space Shifters Lullabye... And The Ceaseless Roar
Gold In The Summertime Matt Nathanson single only
Give The People What They Want O'Jays The Ultimate
Blackbirds Boogie The Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
Whip It Devo Freedom Of Choice
Song Artist Album
Meet Me In The Middle Laura Rain & The Caesars Closer
Universe SizedArms Chris Stamey Euphoria
New York, New York Ryan Adams Live At Carnegie Hall
Cavalry Captain The Decemberists What A terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Long Live Rock The Who The Kids Are Alright
Molly Town Joss Stone Water For Your Soul
Brill Bruisers The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
When Love Comes To Town U2 Rattle And Hum
Misunderstood Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind
Little Boys With Shiny Toys Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings single only
A ROCK STAR BUCKS A COFFEE SHOP Neil Young + Promise Of the Real The Monsanto Years
On The Sunny Side Of The Street Marcus Belgrave/Lawrence Williams Working Together

New Soul Sunday’s Playlist for May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 on Soul Saturday

Enjoying Memorial Day Weekend and the Electronic Music Festival with Electronically-infused Soul

Song Artist Album
Flashback (Jazzanova's Breathe Easy Remix) Fat Freddy's Drop
Turn It Up (Instrumental) Us3 Turn It Up EP
Electric Lady Janelle Monae/Solange The Electric Lady
Real Life Sola Rosa/LA Mitchell Low & Behold, High & Beyond
Keep Lovin Freddie Joachim/Carlitta Durand
The Inner Garden Nicolay City Lights, Vol 2: Shibuya
Marathon Raheem DeVaughn/Floetry Love Behind The Melody
I'm Not Afraid Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words & Sounds, Vol. 2
Back To The Mitten Tony Ozier Beats Galore
Supastar (Kensaye Remix) Floetry/Common
Lose Your Way Nicolay/Carlitta Durand City Lights, Vol. 2: Shibuya
Find My Way Sy Smith Fast & Curious
Right Where You Are Amp Fiddler Right Where You Are
Think Twice The Detroit Experiment The Detroit Experiment
Song Artist Album
Player's Anthem (Instrumental) Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem
Afterglow Nicolay City Lights, Vol. 3
Right After Midnight The Foreign Exchange Love In Flying Colors
You Must Be The One Amp Fiddler/Allen Barnes Rare & Unreleased
The Awakening 4Hero/Ursula Rucker Play With The Changes
On & On (Stimulated Remix) Erykah Badu
Electric Relaxation A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
Won't Do J Dilla The Shining
Time Leak Union/Talib Kweli/Sly Johnson Mutants
New Wave Common/Laetitia Sadier Electric Circus
Sun Children (Pablo Sanchez Remix) Nickodemus Sun People Remixed
Smells Like Teen Spirit Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio
Stepping Into Tomorrow Madlib Shades of Blue
Kofi (The Angel Remix) Donald Byrd The New Groove
Song Artist Album
Wake Up In Another Life Nicolay City Lights, Vol 2: Shibuya
The Why Mark de Clive-Lowe Renegades
Tonight Miguel Migs Outside The Skyline
Ready Set Go (Ad Bourke Remix) Replife The Boogie Vol 2
Make Ur Move Tweet Southern Hummingbird
Lace D'Nell 1st Magic
Left & Right (Sam Champ Remix) D'Angelo
Alright Soulpersona/Replife/Princess Freesia Soulacoaster
SunStorm Zo!/YahZarah SunStorm
The Art Of You (Nicolay Remix) Sy Smith +FE Music: The Reworks
If This Is Love The Foreign Exchange Leave It All Behind
Show Me Who You Are Jesse Boykins III
Count to Five Zo!/Gwen Bunn ManMade

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-23-15

May 23, 2015

Bruce’s Blue Note remembered, tickets to Trampled By Turtles and more…

Song Artist Album
Soulville Horace Silver The Stylings Of Silver
Afro Blue Robert Glasper Black Radio
Summer Breaking Mark Ronson Uptown Special
Sunshine Saun & Starr Look Closer
The Punk And The Godfather The Who Quadrophenia
I Wait For Your Guitar The Prime Ministers Youngstown Milk Run
A Feather's Not A Bird Rosanne Cash The River & The Thread
The Sidewinder Lee Morgan The Sidewinder
Caution David Mayfield Strangers
Gone Gone Gone Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand
Song Artist Album
Watermelon Man Herbie Hancock Takin' Off
Chasing Pirates Norah Jones The Fall
Getaway Car Ron Sexsmith Carousel One
Alone Twin Shadow Eclipse
Mainstream Kid Brandi Carlile The Firewatcher's Daughter
Freedom Allen Stone Radius
Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go To The Party Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Jimmy Choos Rickie Lee Jones The Other Side Of Desire
Wild Animals Trampled By Turtles Wild Animals
We Are Circling Buffy Sainte-Marie Power In The Blood
Love On My Side Pops Staples Don't Lose This
Gout! Gang! Go! Palma Violets Danger In The Club
Song Artist Album
Summertime Jimmy Smith JAZZ PROFILE: JIMMY SMITH
I Can't Stand The Rain Cassandra Wilson Blue Light 'Til Dawn
Things Happen Dawes All Your Favorite Bands
Rough Boys Pete Townshend All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
Nice Work If You Can Get It Terence Blanchard The Billie Holiday Songbook
Montreal Mackinac single only
Me And Whiskey Whitey Morgan & The 78's Sonic Ranch
Make A Scene Shamir Ratchet
Hard Time Seinabo Sey For Madeleine
Forgotten Man Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye
Slim's Return Mad Lib/Donald Byrd Shades Of Blue
Walk Us Uptown Elvis Costello & The Roots Wise Up Ghost