Anthony Valadez (L.A.) and Myele Manzanza (Wellington, NZ) In The Studio for Episode #245 (March 18, 2014)

Photos from last night’s The Main Ingredient which featured Anthony Valadez (who’s new album In Search Of comes out today) and Myele Manzanza (who’s Trio makes their NYC debut tonight).

My Set
oscar key sung – took me in (two bright lakes/warner music-au/nz only)

Myele Manzanza Interview
myele manzanza – big space featuring mark de clive lowe (bbemusic.com)
myele manzanza – on the move featuring rachel fraser (bbemusic.com)
myele manzanza – plain gold ring (soundcloud.com/myele-manzanza)
wayne shorter – bachianas brasileras no. 5 (verve)

Anthony Valadez Interview
anthony valadez – in search of featuring miles bonny (plugresearch.com)
anthony valadez – switch it up featuring kathrin debouer (plugresearch.com)
anthony valadez – walking away (plugresearch.com)

Anthony Valadez DJ Set
bishop nehru – you stressin’ (soundcloud.com/bishopnehru)
hello skinny – bump (slowfoot)
naytronix – what have you done for me lately? (sounds-good.bandcamp.com)
fulgeance – the fan (instrumental) (musique large)
lagos – pyramids
darius – s/ash (roche)
kimiko kasai – as (with herbie hancock) (cbs)
brothers in arms – hot 4 u (whiskey disco)
mestre cupijó – menina chorona (atração fonográfica)
michael jackson – off the wall (acappela) (epic)
miles bonny – tonight’s the night (kenny dope original edit) (dopewax)
erol alkan – a hold on love (phantasy sound)
sants – nath (soundcloud.com/darkerthanwax)
anthony valadez – zach’s thesis (kalva won remix) (plugresearch.com)
part-time heroes – holy (wahwah45s.com)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Fatima (London) In The Studio for Episode #244 (March 11, 2014)


(Fatima performing “La Neta” live in the EVR Studio, you can hear it at the halfway point of the show).

Photos from Fatima‘s interview and on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
sylvan esso – coffee (partisanrecords.com)
illum sphere – one letter from death (ninjatune.net)
congi & occult – same kind featuring segilola (bambooman remix) (copyright control)
natural sequence – love featuring fd vadim (free-crates.com)
sohn – tremors (4ad.com)
up hygh – you featuring fatima (unreleased)
tog – luftslott (redeyetransit.com)
the souljazz orchestra – celestial blues (strut-records.com)

The Interview
fatima – family (eglorecords.com)
fatima – gave me my name (live) (residentadvisor.net)
fatima – technology (eglorecords.com)
fatima – la neta (live in the EVR studio) (eglorecords.com)
fatima – black dough (eglorecords.com)

Fatima Picks The Tracks
weldone irvine – morning sunrise (saucerman)
the blackbyrds – dreamin bout you (dj screw edit) (mixtape)
roc marciano – ridin around (fat beats)
quelle chris – live alone.die alone x morning star (quellechris.bandcamp.com)
knx. – so[rt] (gloof.bandcamp.com)
knx. – avakadokroam[lytegreen] (gloof.bandcamp.com)
quasimoto – seasons change (stonesthrow.com)
d’angelo – one mo’ gin (virgin)
ka – summer (iron works)
sarah vaughn – the mystery of man (schema rearward)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Tom Thump (San Francisco) In The Studio for Episode #240 (February 11, 2014)

Photos from Tom Thump‘s interview and guest DJ set on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
jerome lol – deleted featuring sara z (fofmusic.net)
paisley & t-funk – for dilla (cosmonostro.com)
amp fiddler – hold on (extended remix) (ampfiddler.bandcamp.com)
gabriel garzon montano – everything is everything (susrecords.com)
kon – yeah yeah (bbemusic.com)
kaytranada – at all (hw&w)
william onyeabor – atomic bomb (luakabop.com)

Tom Thump’s DJ Set
phil upchurch – don’t i know you (kudu)
funkadelic – be my beach (westbound/20th century)
ponzi thornton – change the game aka “some day” (yam who edit) (demo-disc)
percy and them – shake it part 1 (tantus)
panache – sweet jazz music (re-edit) (bbemusic.com)
moodymann – shades of jae
deep + disco – feel the love (disco deviance)
james brown – body heat (em vee edit) (lumberjacks in hell)
talking heads – once in a lifetime (nk overdub of moplen remix) (manhattanrecords.jp)
kingcats – down in california (albion edit) (mixtura 9)
dego + kaidi – dont remain the same (eglorecords.com)
linkwood – tears (pnrecords.com)
doc severinson – be with you (dj harvey edit) (white label)
greg foat – girl and robot with flowers part 5 (jazzmanrecords.co.uk)
jupiter tuning carter – vodka sour (compost-rec.com)
change – 1000 kisses (fingerman) (get down edits series)
goldie – inner city life (baby boys edit) (rhino/london-sire)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Sly5thAve (Brooklyn) In The Studio for Episode #239 (February 4, 2014)

Photos from Sly5thAve‘s interview on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
segilola – paint the way (kingdeluxe.ca)
sly5thave + the clubcasa chamber orchestra – suit + tie (soundcloud.com/sly5thave)
hiatus kaiyote – sphynx gate / the world softly lulls (live) (pineapple spaceship pty ltd)
ty – music 2 fly 2 (bigdada.com)
august rosenbaum, jameszoo & stephen bruner – fusion (rbma.bandcamp.com)
osunlade – sokinsikartep (bbemusic.com)
seas of grease – homecoming (italdredrecords.bandcamp.com)
rain dog – broken (projectmooncircle.com)

The Interview
sly5thave + the clubcasa chamber orchestra – bitch don’t kill my vibe (soundcloud.com/sly5thave)
sly5thave + the clubcasa chamber orchestra – hold on we’re going home (soundcloud.com/sly5thave)
sly5thave – akuma (truth revolution records)

Sly5thAve Picks The Tracks
denitia odigie – earthly gates (denitia.bandcamp.com)
herbie hancock – come running to me (columbia)
a va va – everything (the club casa)
sene. – backboards featuring blu (plugresearch.com)
oliver nelson – emancipation blues (prestige)
ugk – diamonds + wood (jive)
willie hutch – i choose you (motown)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Kiah Victoria (NYC) In The Studio for Episode #238 (January 28, 2014)

Photos from Kiah Victoria‘s interview and guest DJ set on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
milosh – jetlag (milosh.bandcamp.com)
astronote – nidyu (freshzik.bandcamp.com)
the hics – russian dolls (sqemusic.com)
m+o – lift up featuring chance the rapper (hellomiloandotis.bandcamp.com)
jolly mare & stephen bruner – vulnerable people featuring rudi zygadlo (rbma.bandcamp.com)
james vincent mcmorrow – post tropical (vagrant.com)
rumpistol – a town (rump-recordings.dk)
kris bowers – wake the neighbors (concordmusicgroup.com)
zara mcfarlane – her eyes (brownswoodrecordings.com)

Kiah Victoria In Studio Interview
kiah victoria – gravitate (kiahvictoria.bandcamp.com)
kiah victoria aurora (kiahvictoria.bandcamp.com)
db2 – meant to be featuring kiah victoria (soundcloud.com/dbdos)
kiah victoria – breathing is too easy (kiahvictoria.bandcamp.com)

Kiah Picks The Tracks
jon lucien – soul chant (rca)
outkast – prototype (la’face)
discovery – so insane (xlrecordings.com)
kanye west – touch the sky (roc-a-fella/def jam)
michael jackson – baby be mine (epic)
washed out – feel it all around (mexican summer)
billie holiday – god bless the child (sony)
james blake – retrograde (polydor)
mariah carey, brian mcknight – whenever you call (columbia)
kendrick lamar – money trees (aftermath/interscope)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Denitia and Sene. (Brooklyn) In The Studio for Episode #227 (November 12, 2013)

Photos from Denitia and Sene.‘s interview on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
amel larrieux – you don’t see me (bliss life)
shuko & f. of audiotreats – taijay (jakartarecords.de)
krts – berlin girls (projectmooncircle.com)
ephemerals – life is good (ephemerals.bandcamp.com)
olaf stuut – suty (atomnation.net)
yumi and the weather – all we can (xvirecords.bandcamp.com)
tanya morgan – the vehicle featuring spec boogie + 6th sense (imprint180.com)
lianne la havas – twice (inthewoodsfestival.co.uk)

The Interview
denitia and sene. – casanova. (input)
denitia and sene. – lucy.loosie (input)
denitia and sene. – trip.fall. (input)

Denitia and Sene. Pick The Tracks
corinne bailey rae – i’d do it all again (emi)
beyonce – party featuring andre 3000 (columbia)
major lazer – get free featuring amber (of dirty projectors) (secretly canadian / mad decent)
aretha franklin – bridge over trouble water (atlantic)
chance the rapper – cocoa butter kisses featuring vic mensa & twista (chanceraps.com)
donny hathaway – jealous guy (atco)
saint ballatine. – ashes. (forthcoming)
kid cudi – young lady featuring father john misty (universal republic)
mirah – the garden (k records)
giraffage – even though featuring xxyyxx (kitsune)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Tanya Morgan & 6th Sense (NYC) In The Studio for Episode #226 (November 5, 2013)

Photos from Tanya Morgan and 6th Sense‘s interview and on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
maribou state – truths (southern fried records)
billy hoyle – marlins (billyhoylemusic.bandcamp.com)
mark de clive lowe – that minnie break / fall in love (live/one take) (mdcl.tv)
black milk – black sabbath featuring tone trezure (fat beats)
ab + 14kt – lover’s galaxy (saturnreturnalbum.com)
charliered – champion (tristate inventory)
14kt – slo swerve featuring jamall bufford & jmsn (mellomusicgroup.com)
oddisee – back of my mind (mellomusicgroup.com)

The Interview
tanya morgan – the only one (imprint180.com)
tanya morgan – for real (imprint180.com)
tanya morgan – eulogy (imprint180.com)

Tanya Morgan & 6th Sense Pick The Tracks
love life featuring lee sissing (astronote remix) – donwill (donwill.me)
bill withers – can we pretend (sussex)
a tribe called quest – god lives through (jive)
tanya morgan – do it tanya (tanyamorgan.bandcamp.com)
steve winwood – the finer things (island)
von pea – things have changed (hipnott)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

ClassicBeatz (Brooklyn) In The Studio for Episode #225 (October 29, 2013)


Photo by Sixteenstone and aptly captioned “The awkward end of show pose.”

Photos from ClassicBeatz‘ interview on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
lord echo – put it in my head featuring mara tk (bastardjazz.com)
robert glasper experiment – i stand alone featuring common & patrick stump (bluenote.com)
proh mic – i like (cherriesrecords.com)
gender infinity – highlife time (knittingfactoryrecords.com)
olaf stuut – siren (atomnation.net)
sandra st. victor – what have we learned pt. 1 (shanachie.com)
diggs duke – sweat like sieves (brownswoodrecordings.com)

The Interview
classicbeatz – the 5th layer (classicbeatz.bandcamp.com)
classicbeatz – my fire featuring diggs duke & big rube (classicbeatz.bandcamp.com)
classicbeatz – think of you featuring sixteenstone (classicbeatz.bandcamp.com)

ClassicBeatz Picks The Tracks
cool breeze – watch for the hook (organized noize/a+m)
outkast – mainstream (la’face)
outkast – in due time featuring cee-lo (la’face)
mobb deep – give up the goods (just step) featuring big noyd (loud/rca)
common – heat featuring j dilla/jay dee (geffen)
bilal – reminisce featuring mos def & common (interscope)
erykah badu – cleva (motown)
cool breeze – tenn points (organized noize/a&m)
outkast – 13th floor/growing old (la’face)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

Oscar Key Sung (Melbourne) In The Studio for Episode #224 (October 22, 2013)

Photos from Oscar Key Sung‘s interview on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
classicbeatz – my fire featuring diggs duke & big rube (classicbeatz.bandcamp.com)
botany – quatic (westernvinyl.com)
robert glasper experiment – let it ride featuring norah jones (bluenote.com)
black milk – deion’s house (fat beats)
the internet – matt’s apartment (oddfuture.com)
mark de clive-lowe – hot music (soundcloud.com/mashibeats)
tendts – i met a girl (finestego.com)
the range – everything but (projectmooncircle.com)
four tet – unicorn (text)

The Interview
oscar + martin – recognise (twobrightlakes)
oscar key sung – all i think about (part 1) (oscarkeysung.bandcamp.com)
charles murdoch – dekire featuring oscar key sung (futureclassic.com.au)
oscar key sung – it’s coming (oscarkeysung.bandcamp.com)
oscar key sung – all i could do (forthcoming)

Oscar Picks The Tracks
daft punk – the son of flynn (walt disney)
veracom – thug love (https://soundcloud.com/veracomcorp)
jacques green – another girl (thisisluckyme.com)
omar s – rewind (fxhe)
martin king – game over featuring spleen (martinking.bandcamp.com)
shlohmo – bo peep (do u right) featuring jeremih (soundcloud.com/shlohmo)
knxledge – loavhorts (gloof.bandcamp.com)
solange – losing you (terrible)
midnight express – danger zone (peoples potential unlimited)
laurie anderson – o superman (for massanet) (warner brothers)
arvo part – part: cantus in memory of benjamin britton (ecm)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.

CharlieRED (NYC) In The Studio for Episode #222 (October 8, 2013)

Photos from CharlieRED‘s interview and guest selections on last night’s The Main Ingredient.

My Set
zero 7 – don’t call it love featuring danny pratt (soundcloud.com/zero7)
astrological – vessels (nightswimmers.bandcamp.com)
phil beaudreau – ijwmftt (soundcloud.com/philbeaudreau)
oddisee – be there (mellomusicgroup.com)
rjd2 – her majesty’s socialist request (candy panther remix) featuring j-live (rj’s electrical connections)
sandra st. victor – stuff momma used to say (shanachie.com)
blitz the ambassador – royalty (jakartarecords.de)
14kt – paid featuring blu (mellomusicgroup.com)
tanya morgan – the only one featuring tiara wiles, mike maven, spree wilson, rocki evans of charliered (Imprint one80)

The Interview
CharlieRED – smile to you (tristate inventory)
CharlieRED – lovely (tristate inventory)
CharlieRED – southern man (tristate inventory)
CharlieRED – gotta be a god (tristate inventory)

Rocki Evan’s Picks The Tracks
kanye west – white dress (soul temple)
stevie wonder – rocket love (motown)
CharlieRED – travel light (tristate inventory)
thurz – devils (twitter.com/Thurzday)
kanye west, pusha t + ghostface killah – new god flow.1 (g.o.o.d./island/def jam)
charles brown – black night (stardust)

Cobaine Ivory DJ Set
psymun + k.raydio – sirens (soundcloud.com/psymun)
beirut – the rip tide featuring t_shirt (pompeii)
joey bada$$ – wendy n becky featuring chance the rapper (soundcloud.com/proeraradio)
michael jackson – maria (motown)
james blake – retrograde (polydor ltd. uk)
jai paul – btstu (xlrecordings.com)
dornik – something about you (soundcloud.com/dornik)
danny brown – odb (xdannyxbrownx.com)
mayer hawthorne – just ain’t gonna work out (stonesthrow.com)
hiatus kaiyote – nakamarra (flying buddha)
common – next time featuring queen latifah (geffen)
pusha t – numbers on the boards (g.o.o.d./island def jam)
j dilla – gobstopper (stonesthrow.com)
kendrick lamar – compton featuring dr dre (aftermath/interscope)
kris kasanova – favorite love song (gild creative)
gilbere forte’ – born in ’87 (rpm msc)
CharlieRED – kansas (wearecharliered.com)
cocaine80s – summer madness (cocaine80s.com)
ray charles – (night time is) the right time (atlantic)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly radio show covering brand new soulful underground music from around the world, featuring as in-studio interviews with the artists making it. New episodes can be found Wednesdays at noon at jonolivermusic.com. The show began in May 2009 as a weekly broadcast from East Village Radio’s storefront studio on 1st Ave. & 1st St. in NYC and continued there until EVR closed it doors in May 2014. This episode is from the East Village Radio Archives.