The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #281 (January 29, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #281 (January 29, 2014)
d’angelo – betray my heart (donnie most edit) (soundcloud.com/donniemost)
phony ppl – why iii love the moon. (phony ppl llc/dorian distribution)
cee-lo green – taxi cab confessions (sign of the times) (self-released?)
the rooks – intermission (wires) (therooksband.bandcamp.com)
beat spacek – tonight (ninjatune.net)
tropics (chris ward) – house of leaves (innovativeleisure.net)
josé gonzaléz – leaf off / the cave (mute.com)
diamond district – purveyors of truth (mellomusicgroup.com)
groove theory x stee downes x ishfaq – tell me (fitz lauder obviously rework) (facebook.com/fitzlauder)
red pill – smile (redpill360.bandcamp.com)
emanative – makondi featuring four tet (brownswoodrecordings.com)
benny sings – straight lines (jakartarecords.de)
sam irl – einerfuerheiner (jazzandmilk.com)
lupe fiasco – blur my hands featuring guy sebastian (atlantic)
taj – old town mofo (darkerthanwax.com)
braeden bailey. – open your eyes (braedenbailey.bandcamp.com)
tanya morgan – next time (hipnottrecords.bandcamp.com)
worlasi – destination featuring krack gyamfi (clean) (soundcloud.com/worlasirb)
teen daze – reykjavik, january 2015 (teendaze.bandcamp.com)
chris mcclenney – all i want is you (soundcloud.com/soulection)
parker madicine – exists (ct-hi records)
ambient jazz ensemble – the journey (leftside wobble ‘garden of earthly delights’ remix) (hereandnowrecordings.com)
kindred the family soul – not complaining (shanachie.com)
silk rhodes – group 1987 (stonesthrow.com)
von pea & the other guys – might as well featuring kooley high (hipnottrecords.com)
nick hakim – papas fritas (earseed)
fat freddy’s drop – dark days (itunes session) (the drop)
groeni – fold (projectmooncircle.com)
portico – bright luck featuring jono mccleery (ninjatune.net)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show (formerly of East Village Radio – R.I.P.) presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in Harlem NYC. Listen anytime at jonolivermusic.com.

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #280 (January 15, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #280 (January 15, 2014)
dominic pierce – elevate (i love it) featuring muhsinah (closetomodern.bandcamp.com)
potatohead people – blue charms (bastardjazz.com)
d’angelo and the vanguard – really love (rca/sony)
diamond district – ain’t over (black milk remix) (oddisee360.bandcamp.com)
fat freddy’s drop – this room (itunes session) (the drop)
groeni – the oak (projectmooncircle.com)
silk rhodes – pains mix 2323 (stonesthrow.com)
emma donovan & the putbacks – black woman (hopestreetrecordings.com)
hiatus kaiyote – molasses (sony)
nick hakim – pour another (earseed)
hir-o – huron summer featuring antonia moses (melloworange.com)
xavier – it’s not right but it’s okay (tummytouch.com)
percussions (four tet) – february 2014 (percussions.bandcamp.com)
coultrain – like a dusty piano (freshselects.bandcamp.com)
alunageorge – supernatural (pomo remix) (soundcloud.com/pomobeats)
mark ronson – i can’t lose featuring keyone starr (sony uk)
son little (aaron livingston) – the river (soundcloud.com/wxpnfm)
djm trio – one beer (paxicorecords.com)
shortcircles x parks burton – composite, complete (hushhushseattle.com)
selfsays – sleeves (earnestendeavours.com)
shatoria rose – nobody (soundcloud.com/shatoriarose)
kay & luke of the foundation – the world on my shoulders featuring tanika keys (rappersiknow.bandcamp.com)
the voices of east harlem – can you feel it (just sunshine)
d/troit – stop (dtroit.bandcamp.com)
duke hugh – checkmate (soundcloud.com/dukehugh)
submotion orchestra – city lights (counterrecords.com)
aquilo – best of us (b3sci records is a division of blahblahblahscience.com)
thom yorke – the mother lode (@thomyorke)
us & sparkles – no way (boyoomconnective.bandcamp.com)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show (formerly of East Village Radio – R.I.P.) presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in Harlem NYC. Listen anytime at jonolivermusic.com.

Here are my favorite albums released in 2014.

S O H N – Tremors
Based In: Vienna/London
Label: 4ad
Release Date: April 7, 2014
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Social: @SOHN
My Favorite Tracks: The Wheel, Bloodflows, Artifice
Taylor McFerrin – Early Riser
Based In: Brooklyn
Label: Brain Feeder
Release Date: June 3, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Decisions, Already There, The Antidote
Fatima – Yellow Memories
Based In: London
Label: Eglo Records
Release Date: May 12, 2014
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Social: @queenfatima
My Favorite Tracks: Do Better, Biggest Joke of All, Family
Emma Donovan & The PutBacks – Dawn
Based In: Melbourne
Label: Hope Street
Release Date: November 11, 2014
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Social: @EmmaDonovanDAWN + @theputbacks
My Favorite Tracks: My Goodness, Voodoo, Under Away Dawn
Submotion Orchestra – Alium
Based In: Leeds, UK
Label: Counter Records
Release Date: November 25, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Worries, Trust / Lust, Rust
James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical
Based In: Dublin, Ireland
Label: Vagrant
Release Date: January 14, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Cavalier, All Points, Gold
Sinkane – Mean Love
Based In: Brooklyn
Label: DFA
Release Date: September 2, 2014
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Social: @sinkane
My Favorite Tracks: New Name, Yacha, Hold Tight
Chet Faker – Built On Glass
Based In: Melbourne
Label: Downtown Music
Release Date: April 15, 2014
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Social: @Chet_Faker
My Favorite Tracks: 1998, Talk Is Cheap, Gold
Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
Based In: Gothenburg, Sweden
Label: Seven Four/Republic
Release Date: MONTH DAY, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Pretty Girls, Paris, Let Go
Electric Wire Hustle – Love Can Prevail
Based In: Wellington, New Zealand
Label: Okayplayer
Release Date: September 8, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Look In The Sky, Light Goes A Long Way, To See You Again
Jesse Boykins III – Love Apparatus
Based In: NYC
Label: NoMadic Music
Release Date: April 22, 2014
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Social: @jesseboykins3rd
My Favorite Tracks: Plain, The Wonder Years, B4 The Night Is Thru
BADBADNOTGOOD – III
Based In: Toronto
Label: Innovative Leisure
Release Date: May 6, 2014
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Social: @badbadnotgood
My Favorite Tracks: Since You Asked Kindly, Can’t Leave The Night, Kaleidoscope
Ambient Jazz Ensemble – Suite Shop
Based In: London
Label: Here & Now
Release Date: June 9, 2014
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Social: Facebook
My Favorite Tracks: Eyes Wide Open, The Journey, Cinematize, Jazz-Face



Other Great Albums That Came Out This Year (in alphabetical order)
D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah
Dawn Pemberton (Vancouver) – Say Somethin’
Diamond District (DC Area/Brooklyn) – March On Washington
Dorian Concept (Vienna, Austria) – Joined Ends
Illum Sphere (Manchester) – Ghosts Of Then And Now
Jungle – Jungle
Lone (Manchester) – Reality Testing
M&O (Chicago) – Almost Us
Natural Sequence (Moscow) – Galactic Soul
Peliroja (NYC) – Injusticia
Pell (New Orleans) – Floating While Dreaming
Phil Beaudreau (Los Angeles) – Ether
Sorceress fka Funkommunity (Auckland, New Zealand) – Dose
The Souljazz Orchestra (Ottawa) – Inner Fire
Sylvan Esso (Durham, NC) – Sylvan Esso
Teebs (Los Angeles) – E s t a r a
Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Todd Terje (Oslo, Norway) – It’s Album Time
Tôg (Oslo, Norway) – Feiring
Wildbirds & Peacedrums (Stockholm, Sweden) – Rhythm

Here are my favorite EPs released in 2014.

Nick Hakim – Where Will We Go, Pt. 2
Based In: “East Coast”
Label: Earseed
Release Date: September 15, 2014
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My Favorite Track: I Don’t Know
James Tillman – Shangri La EP
Based In: NYC
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: April 29, 2014
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My Favorite Track: And Then
Oscar Key Sung – Holograms EP
Based In: Melbourne
Label: Two Bright Lakes
Release Date: May 25, 2014
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My Favorite Tracks: So Here, All I Could Do
Segilola – Somewhere Along The Line EP
Based In: London
Label: King Deluxe
Release Date: February 3, 2014
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My Favorite Track: Paint The Way
Phoenix and the Flower Girl – photo synth thesis EP
Based In: UK
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: April 22, 2014
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My Favorite Track: Smile
Hiatus Kaiyote – By Fire EP
Based In: Melbourne
Label: Sony
Release Date: November 28, 2014
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My Favorite Track: By Fire

The Main Ingredient Radio Show Episode #279 (January 6, 2015)
bläp dëli – love&yourimagination (pragmatictheory.bandcamp.com)
taylor mcferrin – decisions featuring emily king (brainfeedersite.com)
nick hakim – i don’t know (earseed)
fatima – do better (eglorecords.com)
s o h n – artifice (4ad.com)
chet faker – 1998 (downtownmusic.com)
emma donovan & the putbacks – my goodness (hopestreetrecordings.com)
sinkane – new name (dfarecords.com)
tourist – patterns featuring lianne la havas (mondayrecords.co.uk)
natural sequence – here at last featuring muc j (free-crates.com)
zetroc – facsimile (zetrocmusic.bandcamp.com)
long arm – sleepsafe featuring i.v.a. & ruslan gadzhimuradov (projectmooncircle.com)
james vincent mcmorrow – cavalier (vagrant.com)
m&o – run! (mnosoul.bandcamp.com)
robat – the words (soundcloud.com/thebandrobat)
brasstracks – say u will (soundcloud.com/brasstracks)
illum sphere – near the end (ninjatune.net)
oscar key sung – all i could do (two bright lakes/warner music (au/nz only))
james tillman – and then (jmtill.com)
aneesa strings – simpin’ (aneesastrings.com)
submotion orchestra – worries (counterrecords.com)
segilola – paint the way (kingdeluxe.ca)
garden city movement – move on (bldg5records.com)
caribou – back home (mergerecords.com)
diamond district – erything (mellomusicgroup.com)
wildbirds & peacedrums – keep some hope (theleaflabel.com)
rachel brotman – grant it cause (rachelbrotman.bandcamp.com)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show (formerly of East Village Radio – R.I.P.) presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in Harlem NYC. Listen anytime at jonolivermusic.com.