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New Soul Sunday’s Playlist for May 3, 2015

May 3, 2015 on Soul Saturday

Music from Earth, Wind & Fire, Bill Withers, Ledisi, Macy Gray, Hiatus Kaiyote and healthy dose of Fusion

Song Artist Album
Just Ain't Gonna Work Out Mayer Hawthorne Just Ain't Gonna Work Out
Turn It Up (Us3 Jazz Remix) Us3 Turn It Up
Suppose You Like Me Earth, Wind & Fire The Promise
Love No Limit Mary J. Blige The Tour
Runnin' Ledisi Turn Me Loose
Molasses Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Stay With Me (Lady of My Life) Michael Jackson/Tall Black Guy Tall Black Guy vs Michael Jackson
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers
You Are The Sunshine Macy Gray Talking Book
Sunshine Ruth Koleva Within Whispers
Sunshine Nikki Jean
Sunshine (Fireflies) Jae Franklin
LA Sunshine Sylvia Robinson
Rock The Stage (Rock With You) Michael Jackson/Tall Black Guy Tall Black Guy vs Michael Jackson
Ghetto India.Arie Testimony: Vol 2, Love & Politics
I Believe In You Amp Fiddler/Sly & Robbie Inspiration Information
The Same Thing Sly & The Family Stone
Tabou (Roots Remix) Les Nubians Princesses Nubiennes
Song Artist Album
Player's Anthem Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem
We Know Talib Kweli/Faith Evans The Beautiful Struggle
Simple India.Arie Acoustic Soul
I Guess Omar Best By Far
Hold On Freddie Joachim Dusted
If You Want To Dwele ...Sketches of a Man
Shaolin Monk Motherfunk Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
These Walls Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly
Canary Dreams Akua Naru/Cody ChesnuTT The Miner's Canary
Really Love D'Angelo & The Vanguard Black Messiah
Longer and Stronger Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings For Colored Girls
Action (Instrumental) Black Milk Popular Demand (Instrumentals)
Find A Way A Tribe Called Quest The Love Movement
Find A Way Dwele Subject
Find A Way Goapele Change It All
Find My Way To Love Jaspects/Chantae Cann The Polkadotted Stripe
Callipygian Abnormal Speaking In Midi
Song Artist Album
Wake Up In Another Life (Instrumental) Nicolay City Lights, Vol. 2: Shibuya
I Don't Need It Faith Evans The First Lady
More Than Amp Fiddler Basementality 2
Ready Set Go (AD Bourke Remix) Replife The Boogie, Vol 2
Fittin' In Solillaquists of Sound No More Heroes
Things I Don't Mean Tweet/Missy Elliot It's Me Again
Whatever You Wanna Do Om'mas Keith City Pulse Instrumentals
People Make The World Go 'Round The Stylistics People Make The World Go 'Round
Far Away Kindred the Family Soul Surrender to Love
Summer In The City Incognito Bees + Things + Flowers
Sunning In The Loveshine Donald Byrd Thank You For FUML
Spring High Ramsey Lewis
I Thought It Was You Herbie Hancock Sunlight
Rock With You (Opolopo Remix) Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Opolopo Remixes

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-2-15

May 2, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Metro Times Blowout artists, Courtney Barnett, Mavis, and sets of old/new/covers!

Song Artist Album
Stay With Me Ryan Adams Ryan Adams
To Be Young Ryan Adams Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Wonderwall Ryan Adams Love Is Hell
Crucial Times The Prime Ministers Youngstown Milk Run
Fight Mavis Staples Your Good Fortune
Happy In The Sorrow Key Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Galileo Indigo Girls Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Clampdown Indigo Girls Burning London: The Clash Tribute
Recovery Frank Turner Tape Deck Heart
Foxy And Free Jacob Mondry Unison
Little Boys With Shiny Toys Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings single only
Big Wheel Saun And Starr Look Closer
Mr. Big Stuff Jean Knight Mr. Big Stuff
L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N. Noah & The Whale Last Night On Earth
Rosalind (You Married The Wrong Guy) The Waterboys Modern Blues
Song Artist Album
Fake Your Death (And I'll Fake Mine) Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Good Help (Is So Hard To Find) Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
Bigger Than Both Of Us Hall & Oates Beauty On A Back Street
It Ain't Hard The Gasoline Gypsies The Gasoline Gypsies
Not Hanging Out Ryan Allen & His Extra Arms Heart String Soul
My Promise Earth Wind & Fire Now, Then & Forever
Gratitiude Earth Wind & Fire Gratitude
Got To Get You Into My Life Earth Wind & Fire Greatest Hits
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And think, And Sometime I Just Sit
Sweet Jane Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
Shoegaze Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
City On The Hill Desaparcidos Payola
Wild Woman The Ballroom Thieves A Wolf In The Doorway
You Really Got Me Denmark & Winter Reimagined
Song Artist Album
The Gambler The Both The Both
You're With Stupid Now Aimee Mann Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Two Of Us Aimee Mann & Michael Penn I Am Sam
By Fire Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Flight Snarky Puppy Sylva
O Mother Son Little single only
Wolf Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind
Something In The Dark J.D. Souther Tenderness
Go Go Boots Are Back Steve Earle & The Dukes Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Copperhead Road Steve Earle American Songbook
Mr. Mudd And Mr. Gold Steve Earle (w/Justin Townes Earle) Townes
Uptown Funk Mark Ronson (w/Bruno Mars) Uptown Special
Flashlight Parliament Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome

New Soul Sunday’s Playlist for April 26, 2015

April 26, 2015 on Soul Saturday

Taking a First Listen into Hiatus Kaiyote’s Sophomore Release “Choose Your Weapon”

Song Artist Album
Sanctuary PPP Abundance
Turn It Up (Us3 Jazz Remix) Us3 Turn It Up EP
Words Anthony David/India.Arie Acey Duecy
Moment to Reflect Amel Larrieux Ice Cream Everyday
Woo Erykah Badu Worldwide Underground
Rock The Stage Michael Jackson/Tall Black Guy Tall Black Guy vs Michael Jackson
You Got Me Conya Doss Seven...
Butterflies Michael Jackson Invincible
Rock With You Alicia Keys Remixed & Unreleased
You Rock My World PhonyPpl Undercovers
I Stand Alone Robert Glasper Experiment/Common Black Radio 2
Molasses Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Play With The Changes 4Hero/Larry Mizell/Talita Long Play With The Changes
Frank Carruth (Keep It Bouncing) The Funky Knuckles As of Lately
Grocery List Sidewalk Chalk Leaves
What Are We Doing Robert Glasper Experiment/Brandy Black Radio 2
Song Artist Album
Player's Anthem (Remix Instrumental) Junior M.A.F.I.A. Player's Anthem
Golden Ladder Electric Wire Hustle
Smoky Joint Hil St. Soul SOULidified
You Don't See Me Amel Larrieux Ice Cream Everyday
Awakening Monet/Nick Rolfe Lifesize Mirror
Between 2 Lines ShunGu & Solo700 Raw Sessions Vol 1
Set In Stone Adriana Evans
Story I (Living Together) GOTTA/Lene Riebau Think Aloud (Session I)
Gotta Get Up (Another Day) Jill Scott
Trouble Sleeping Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae
Flowers (Instrumental) Madlib
You Want You Get Freddie Joachim You Want You Get
Nakamarra Hiatus Kaiyote Tawk Tomahawk
Something Snarky Puppy/Lalah Hathaway Family Dinner Vol 1
Funkin' For Jamaica Wajeed & Monica Blaire
Song Artist Album
Wake Up In Another Life Nicolay City Lights, Vol. 2: Shibuya
By Fire Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Words of Love (Re-Loved by Jazzanova) Soul Bossa Trio
For Love (I Come Your Friend) George Duke The Aura Will Prevail
All Day, All Night Carmen Lundy This Is Carmen Lundy
Henny & Gingerale Mayer Hawthorne How Do You Do
Fight For Love The Foreign Exchange +FE Music: The Reworks
Feel The Power SoulParlor/Leona Berlin Smile
Badly Pirahnahead/Clara Hill
Unstoppable Lianne La Havas
Burn Joanna Borromeo Through The Dark
Believer Randolph Lonely Eden

The Progressive Underground Show 120

April 26, 2015 on The Progressive Underground

We explore the outer reaches of electronica through techno, deep house, future soul, nu-jazz, b-sides and rare groove.

Song Artist Album
Longing for the Night Ghostpoet Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam
Bochum Glenn Astro & IMYRMiND No. 30 EP
Empty Space The Rurals feat. Rogiers Retrospect
Clutch Shoot Oddisee Winter in Jakarta
Feelings Local Artist 12" single
I Think Frvr MelodieInfonie Wolfkhange
PP6 1977 Textures EP
Stellar Pacific Shore No Distance Between Us
Kind of Sunshine Nicola Conte Other Directions
Remedy Allie 12" single
Rudiments Dave Angel Tales Of The Unexpected
In the Blue Fred P. 12" single
Technology Plaza Melodic Recordings feat. Sarah Linae 12" single
Witchbender Atjazz Results
How Far Ego Ella May 12" single
Watching You Slave Stone Jam
Charms Seven Davis Jr. Road Kill Vol. 4
Song Artist Album
Detroit: One Circle Robert Hood Spectral Nomad
Pulse of the City Om' Mas Keith City Pulse
Detroit State of Mind Anthony Shakir Frictionalism 1994-2009
I Can Feel It Rick Wade Late Night Basix Vol. 1
Hi Tech Jazz Galaxy 2 Galaxy Galaxy 2 Galaxy
A Million Babies Owusu & Hannibal Living With... Owusu & Hannibal
Jupiter Mike Huckaby My Life With the Wave
Call It What You Want Raybone Jones Right Of Passage
Future Kevin Saunderson Featuring Inner City 12" single
Reach For Your Soul Eddie Fowlkes 12" single
Icon Derrick May Innovator
Cosmic Cars Cybotron aka Juan Atkins Enter
Song Artist Album
Somersault Jaidene Veda Wanderlust
Lunar Zilo 12" single
Only Grace (Kai Alcé Late Night Interpretation) Jay Ka feat. Paula King 12" single
Call Me Kali Uchis 12" single
The Way LaVeda Davis 12" single
We are the Stars Indysoul feat. Tantra Zawadi & Dana Byrd 12" single
Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Waiting for the Sun to Rise Vanessa Daou Slow to Burn
Get Involved Raphael Saadiq & Q-Tip 12" single
I Need Your Love Antigua Deep feat. Jamila 12" single
Make Believe Brandon Williams feat. Deborah Bond & Bamm Davis XII
Visions DJ Cam Quartet Rebirth of Cool
Organic Moody & Siam 12" single
Won't Do J Dilla The Shining