Julian Alexander (Slang Inc./NYC) In The Studio for Episode #63 (July 27, 2010)

A photo from Slang Inc. design studio founder and Grammy Award winning designer Julian Alexander’s guest appearance on last night’sThe Main Ingredient.

My Set
mitsu the beats – free your mind feat. black spade (planetgroove)
slum village – don’t fight the feeling (part 2) (barak)
miles bonny / hudson mohawke – the trap (innate sounds)
dimlite – can’t get used to those (afterlude) (now again)
pretty lights – summer’s gone
arp 101 – warriors galactic (eglo)
black milk – how dare you (blackmilk.bandcamp.com)
houseshoes – newports (all city)
the roots – oh! o! (unofficial)
peter brown – for your love (t.k.)

Tracks Selected Julian Alexander (Slang Inc.)
billy brooks – forty days (crossover)
diamond district – i mean business (mello music group)
the stuyvesants – oooh baby (sd)
raekwon – flawless crowns (mixtape)
love unlimited – move me no mountain (20th century)
nas – escobar 97 (columbia)
group home – supa star (payday, ffrr)
black milk – don cornelius (blackmilk.bandcamp.com)
lee fields – love comes and goes (truth & soul)
torae – click feat. skyzoo & dj premier (soulspazm/fat beats)
leon haywood – i wanna do something freaky to you (20th century)
jay electronica – renaissance man feat. tone (unofficial)
aloe blacc – i need a dollar (stones throw)
blu featuring donel smokes, co$$ & jontel – maintain (mixtape)
jean jacques perrey – e.v.a. (vanguard)
statik selektah – the thrill is gone ft. styles p & talib kweli (showoff records)
jay-z – in my lifetime (big jazz radio remix) (payday / ultra)
the roots – radio daze feat blu, porn & dice raw (def jam)
redman – can’t wait (def jam)

The Main Ingredient Episode #62 (July 20, 2010)

The Main Ingredient Episode #62 (July 20, 2010)
b. lewis – back on track
dukehugh – don’t they know (dukehugh.com)
paul white – ancient treasure feat. guilty simpson (now-again)
bullion – long promised (one-handed)
the stuyvesants – panty dropper (sd)
pretty lights – double love ((none))
melo-x – cali4neonlights (self-released)
blu & exile – below the heavens pt. 2 (sound in color)
pharoahe monch – shine feat. mela machinko (war/duck down)
dwele – unknown (unknown)
seu jorge and almaz – cala boca, menino (now again)
shafiq husayn – cheeba feat. bilal (nottz remix) (plug research)
snoop dogg – gangsta luv (mayer hawthorne g-mix) (capitol)
jazzanova – soon (instrumental) (jcr)
soul village – funkin’ for jamaica (feat. tiffany page) (raw fusion)
dj center – center’s groove (captain planet remix) (bastard jazz)
onra – the one feat. t3 from slum village (all city)
benny tones – on my way feat. maratk (flako remix)
jamie lidell – music will not last (warp)
radiohead – packt like sardines in a crushd tin box (emi)
bugz in the attic – once twice (v2)
carl hancock rux – intro to (r)evolution (underground soldiers mix by roy davis jr.) (550/epic)
dam funk – galactic fun (stones throw)
amp fiddler – eye to eye to eye (house mix reprise) (genuine)
hudson mohawke – snapdragon (none)
fat freddy’s drop – the raft (stepper’s dub) (the drop)
trilogy – brother don’t cry (brownswood)
earth, wind & fire – departure (columbia)
badio – kiss the sky whatsbadio.tumblr.com
tokimonsta – jackin4beats pt. 4 feat. andreya triana & oddisee (red bull music academy)
onra – oper8tor (all city)
spacek – eve feat. mos def (island)

Great Weekend (NYC) In The Studio for Episode #61 (July 13, 2010)

A photo from Great Weekend founder Master Khan (aka The Twilite Tone)’s guest set on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
gil scott-heron – the klan (re-edit) (moonstew)
mos def – pretty dancer (downtown)
lorn – cherry moon (brainfeeder)
roy ayers – our time is coming (polydor)
goapele – closer (higher remix) (abb)
ben westbeech – so good today (yoruba suite remix) (brownswood)
dj day – gone bad (alternate version) (like a throttle)
plantlife – luv 4 the world (instrumental) (counterflow)
homemade – one (bacardi visita)

Great Weekend’s Set
allspice – slipped away (fantasy)
phreek – may my love be with you (atlantic)
parlet – help from my… (casablanca)
white label – white label
great weekend – khandoit (wurst)
barretto – here we go again (atlantic)
great weekend – taxicab confessions
great weekend – help me lord (mastakhan edit)
laurin rinder and w. michael lewis – gluttony (avi)
mystic merlins – just can’t give you up (capitol)
fantasy – you’re too late (pavillion)
arthur russel – the light of the miracle (soul jazz)
ozone – jump on it (motown)
great weekend – it’s now (wurst)

Belinda Becker + Bonnie Thornton (NYC) In The Studio for Episode #60 (July 6, 2010)

Photos from Belinda & Bonnie’s guest sets on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
the avalanches – since i left (cornelius remix) (elektra)
the stuyvesants – keep dreamin’ (thestuyvesants.com)
bobby bland – i wouldn’t treat a dog (the way you treated me) (abc/dunhill)
asha puthi – space talk (cbs)
INI – what you say (rapster)
res – ice king featuring nas (mca)

Bonnie Thornton’s Set
donny hathaway – what’s going on (live) (atco)
four tops – still water (love) (motown)
johnny osbourne – we need love (studio one)
bill withers – i don’t know (sussex)
lee fields – honey dove (truth&soul)
marvin gaye – yesterday (motown/universal)
prince – how come u don’t call me anymore (warner brothers)
billy paul – don’t think twice it’s alright
ann peebles – tear your playhouse down (hi/london)
gladys knight & the pips – if i were your woman (motown)
k-os – the rain (emi)
that’s my desire – james brown (king)
who knows – marion black (capsoul)
do your thing – the chosen few (trojan)

Belinda Becker’s Set
nina simone – baltimore (cti)
dave brubeck – take five (columbia)
umalali – merua (cumbancha)
aaron neville – hercules (mercury)
oghene kologbo – fortunate (mk zwo-records)
james brown – like it is like it was (polydor)
marvin gaye – time to get together (motown)
steve miller band – the joker (capitol)
brand new heavies – sometimes ummah/dilla remix (delicious vinyl)
jimi hendrix – little wing (reprise)
st. germain – sure thing (blue note)