Sunday, January 16, 2011

clandestino playlist 1/10...2010 favorites

Well it took me into mid January but I have finally put together a show of nothing but the hits from 2010. I could only fit so much, but to see more of my fave 2010 tunes check here.
Thanks to everyone who sent me their records to play. In no particular order, other than how they were played on the radio.

Mulatu Astatke..."I Faram Gami I Faram"...Mulatu Steps Ahead...(Strut)



William Parker's Inside Songs of Curtis Mayfield..."It's Alright"...I Plan to Stay a Believer...(Aum Fidelity)

The Skeletons..."Positive Force"...Smile...(Impossible Ark)

The Qualitons..."Kulmi"...45...(Tramp)
Hungarian funk band.

Grupo Fantasma..."Teleraña"...El Existential...(NatGeo)
From the Grammy-nominated masterpiece album.

Chico Trujillo..."Conductor"...Chico de Oro...(Barbés)
Thanks to Gil of Fantasma for turning me onto this one.

Saravah Soul..."Fire"...Cultura Impura...(Tru Thoughts)
It was a big year for Tru Thoughts! Thanks to Miss Jazz for sending me the goods.

Omar Souleyman..."Hafer Gabrak Bidi (I Will Dig Your Grave with My Hands)"...Jazeera Nights...(Sublime Frequencies)
Seeing Omar live in Brooklyn was certainly one of the highlight shows for me in 2010! Thanks to Issue Project Room for putting it together with WFMU.



Bio Ritmo..."Dina's Mambo"...45...(Electric Cowbell)



Spanglish Fly..."Latin Soul Stew"...Latin Soul y Bugalú...(self released)
I had a lot of fun seeing this band a couple of times this year!

Michael Leonhart & the Avramina 7..."Madhouse Mombai"....Seahorse and the Storyteller...(Truth & Soul)

Up, Bustle & Out with Amal Murkus..."Sho Beto'l Alreh"...Soliliquy...(Collusion)

Quantic presenta Flowering Inferno..."Dub y Guaguanco"...Dog with a Rope...(Tru Thoughts)

Tato Torres y Yerba Buena..."La Casita de Chema"...45...(Alala)

Debo Band..."Adderech Arada" (Kid Did rmx)...45...(Electric Cowbell)
Debo Band had a couple of releases this year. I also like this Kid Did remix here.



Roots Manuva meets Wrongtum..."Chin Up"...Duppy Writer...(Big Dada/Banana Klan)

Beta Hector with Dionne Charles..."Payback"...45...(Tru Thoughts)
"Freaky shit" said one friend.

Ray Lugo's LES Express..."Love Me Good"...45...(Record Kicks)

Ikebe Shakedown..."Hard Steppin'"...45...(Colemine)
Thanks to Colemine Records for sending along some choice 45s and CDs.

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings..."Better Things"...single...(Daptone)

The Diplomats of Solid Sound..."Give Me One More Chance"...What Goes Around...(Record Kicks)
A fantastic soul song with nice violin part from this group out of Iowa City.

The Crabs Corporation with King Hammond..."Bring Down the Birds" (Flying High mix)...45...(Record Kicks)
More goodness from Record Kicks, Italy's finest funk label.

Jose Conde..."El Vestido" (Le Katz rmx)...Jose Conde...(Pipiki)

Billy Bang..."Chan Chan"...Prayer for Peace...(TUM)

The Whitefield Brothers with Mr Lif and Edan..."The Gift"...12"...(Now Again)



Easy Star All Stars..."Brain Damage" (Adrian Sherwood and Jazzwad rmx)...Dubber Side of the Moon...(Easy Star)

Natural Self..."Midnight Sun" (Prince Fatty rmx)...My Heart Beats: Remixes and Versions...(Tru Thoughts)

Buyepongo..."Culebra"...Buyepongo...(Listen)

Frente Cumbiero..."Pitchito"...45...(Names You Can Trust)

I just didn't have time for all the rest of them. Fuck those who say there ain't no good music being made today.
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