I missed out on sharing some things on social media while I was entering the new world of motherhood. One of the big ones was the passing of Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor recently. Okayplayer recently announced this full release of the single, "Nutshell", with a final collaboration of two great artists, Dilla and Phife.
Listen, watch, enjoy. Me and my six-week old have been bouncing to it together. May you fly free and may your music live forever, Phife. Thanks for bringing magic to this world for me and countless others.
This party was a staple for me and many of my friends a few years back in Brooklyn, NY. They played some of the best funk and soul found on the planet, they were all from Ohio (where I am also from) and in addition to the amazing shirts created for each party, you were guaranteed to see some serious getting down.
Thanks to Ohio Party vet, David Osborne, for sharing this at a time when my nostalgia for all the good things about NYC is at an all-time high. You made my day, my week... and a lot more. Long live Ohio Party.
this is a delicate and purposeful album i just caught wind of from gilles peterson's instafeed... after a quick run-through listen, i highly recommend you go check her out as well. absolutely beautiful.
wanted to share a little tidbit with you of this amazing album i have been loving and playing in class..
new james blake. (sigh)
… it’s a cover of a joni mitchell track… so beautiful
thanks to steph landry for sharing this… always love spreading the music love.
erykah: “didn’t cha know”… one of my all time favorite tracks.
THANKS TO STEPH LANDRY FOR KEYING ME INTO GROOVESHARK!
Now you can download and listen to most of the music I play in class (although some is not available on grooveshark and you’ll have to find on your own!)
songs not in this mix because they weren’t available:
Damn (Marcel Remix) - Coming Home Compiled by Nightmares on Wax
Our Sorrow -Beats Means Highs by the Solid Doctor
The Deep and Slo - The Deep and Slow by Ray Castoldi
Breathe - The Cinematic Orchestra
Deadly Species - Alif Tree
If You Didn’t Love Me (Don’t Go Away) - D.J. Rogers
Sara Smile - Hall and Oates
Ya Ya Cha Cha - Lonnie Hewitt & The Little Sisters & Co.
Hung Up On My Baby - Isaac Hayes
Troubled People - The Heads of the Family
Blinking Pigs - Little Dragon
Damn (Marcel Remix) - Nightmares on Wax
See Line Woman - Nina Simone
Our Sorrow - The Solid Doctor
The Deep and Slo - Ray Castoldi