Here are my favorite EPs released in 2015, in alphabetical order.

Art Nap – GIVENTAKE EP
Based In: NY + NC
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: December 2, 2015
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My Favorite Track: I Believe
Bells Atlas – Hyperlust (EP)
Based In: Oakland
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: May 28, 2015
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My Favorite Track: Future Bones
Electric Wire Hustle – Aeons EP
Based In: Wellington, New Zealand
Label: Bastard Jazz
Release Date: August 28, 2015
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My Favorite Track: March featuring Deva Mehal
Groeni – Hewn
Based In: Wellington, New Zealand
Label: Project Mooncircle
Release Date: February 24, 2015
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My Favorite Track: The Oak
Monsoonsiren – Falstrati
Based In: Bengaluru, India
Label: Project Mooncircle
Release Date: January 30, 2015
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My Favorite Track: Photographs
Nao – February 15
Based In: London
Label: Little Tokyo
Release Date: May 1, 2015
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My Favorite Track: Golden
The Rooks – Wires EP
Based In: NYC
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: June 29, 2015
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My Favorite Track: Secrets
tennyson – Like What EP
Based In: Edmonton, Canada
Label: Self-Released
Release Date: November 23, 2015
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My Favorite Track: Too Long
Zak Abel – Joker Presents
Based In: UK
Label: Atlantic UK
Release Date: February 6, 2015 (UK release)
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My Favorite Track: Wise Enough

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #318 (January 6, 2016)
twilight and twilite tone – higher (ubiquityrecords.com)
alabama shakes – don’t wanna fight (atorecords.com)
ephemerals – you’ll never see me cry (jalapenorecords.com)
zak abel – wise enough (atlanticrecords.co.uk)
bells atlas – future bones (bellsatlas.bandcamp.com)
the internet – just sayin/i tried (odd future llc)
just a band – winning in life featuring owuor arunga (just-a-band.com)
bastien keb – down river (onehandedmusic.com)
kendrick lamar – alright (top dawg/aftermath/interscope)
jamie woon – celebration (polydor.co.uk)
donnie trumpet & the social experiment – sunday candy (donnietrumpet.com)
samm henshaw – better (sonymusic.co.uk)
the rooks – secrets (therooksband.bandcamp.com)
dr. dre – animals featuring anderson .paak (aftermath/interscope)
sir – n.b.n. (freshselects.bandcamp.com)
floating points – silhouettes (i, ii & iii) (luakabop.com)
roseau – accelerate (bigdada.com)
tennyson – too long (tennyson.bandcamp.com)
teen daze – pink (paperbagrecords.com + teendaze.bandcamp.com)
kwabs – cheating on me (tom misch refix) featuring zak abel (soundcloud.com/kwabs)
columbia nights – now featuring diggs duke (recordbreakin.com)
harriet brown & astronauts etc. – fiction (soundcloud.com/company-record-label)
cee-lo green – robin williams (atlantic)
nao – golden (little tokyo)
kendrick lamar – how much a dollar cost featuring james fauntleroy & ronald isley (top dawg/aftermath/interscope)
tropics (chris ward) – house of leaves (innovativeleisure.net)

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The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #317 (December 30, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #317 (December 30, 2015)
brainstorm – journey to the light (tabu)
george benson – the world is a ghetto (12″ version) (warner brothers)
lenny williams – you got me runnin’ (danny krivit breakdown edit) (strut-records.com)
tata vega – get it up for love (motown)
manzel – space funk (dopebrother 7 inch remix) (dope brother)
eddie kendricks – goin’ up in smoke (motown)
candi staton – when you wake up tomorrow (warner brothers)
kid creole & the coconuts – i’m corrupt (sire)
sylvia striplin – give me your love (uno melodic)
convertion – let’s do it (sam)
odyssey – going back to my roots (rca)
nina simone – see-line woman (masters at work remix) (vervemusicgroup.com)
nick straker band – a little bit of jazz (timber!/tommy boy)
l.a.x. – all of my love (prelude)
jean carn – was that all it was (12″ version) (philadelphia international)
angela bofill – people make the world go ’round (arista/grp)
jackie moore – this time baby (columbia)
aretha franklin – jump (atlantic)
chantal curtis – get another love (key)
the o’jays – i love music (philadelphia international records)

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Pure P (Stockholm) In The Studio for Episode #316 (December 16, 2015)

From Pure P‘s guest DJ set on The Main Ingredient.

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #316 (December 16, 2015)
marcus marr & chet faker – learning for your love (downtownmusic.com)
collocutor – agama (al dobson jr indica remix) (onthecornerrecords.co.uk)
prince – xtraloveable (npg)
reginald omas mamode iv – jumpworkshakemove (labelloveworldwide.bandcamp.com)
statik selektah – couldn’t tell featuring black thought (soundcloud.com/statikselekt)
erykah badu – phone down (motownrecords.com)
art nap – thursday (soundcloud.com/art-nap)
golden rules – golden ticket (lexprojects.com)
jamie woon – sharpness (polydor.co.uk)
shaolin jazz – third hustle (shaolinjazz.com)
tennyson – 7:00 am (tennyson.bandcamp.com)
charles murdoch – straws (futureclassic.com.au)
kiasmos – drawn (erasedtapes.com)
chance the rapper – somewhere in paradise featuring jeremih & r. kelly (chanceraps.com)
benny sings – show box money featuring mayer hawthorne (jakartarecords-label.bandcamp.com)

Pure P Guest DJ Set
wizkid – ojuelegba
burna boy – soke
tory lanez – say it
bryson tiller – don’t
maurice moore – lol.
mr carmack – chill n with girlfriend
anderson .paak – am i wrong
kendrick lamar – alright
jarreau vandal – be alright
c. justice – so good
brother in arms – all this love
darius – helios featuring wayne snow (pomo & tennyson remix)
missy elliott – wtf (where they from)
august heldt – undantag (mwuana refix)
angel – leyla (maleek berry remix)
tiwa savage – ileke
craig david & big narstie – when the bassline drops
nomad – dagen före dagen efter
pure p – new york city (allstar mix)
up hygh – keep on

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The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #315 (December 9, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #315 (December 9, 2015)
king – the greatest (king creative)
erykah badu – medley: what’s yo phone number / telephone (ghost of screw mix) (motownrecords.com)
collocutor – gozo (the expansions remix) (onthecornerrecords.co.uk)
electric wire hustle – march featuring deva mahal (haioka remix) (electricwirehustle-loop.bandcamp.com)
nxworries – link up (clean) (stonesthrow.com)
art nap – fly (soundcloud.com/art-nap)
kwabs – cheating on me (tom misch refix) featuring zak abel (soundcloud.com/kwabs)
tennyson – too long (tennyson.bandcamp.com)
ephemerals – show me love (soundcloud.com/ephemeralsmusic)
little dragon – little dragon – pretty girls (tbg disco love remix) (soundcloud.com/tallblackguyproductions)
jonny drop – this is the one (jonnydrop.bandcamp.com)
marbert rocel – dance slow (compost-rec.com)
tomas barfod – used to be featuring nina k (tomasbarfod.bandcamp.com / fofmusic.net)
a tribe called quest – can i kick it? (j. cole remix) (zomba recording llc)
golden rules – making a move (clean edit) (lexprojects.com)
leisure – all over you (soundcloud.com/theleisurecollective)
krts – my head is jumpin’ featuring tito & charles (mike slott remix) (projectmooncircle.com)
yumi and the weather – june (xvirecords.bandcamp.com)
kiasmos – gaunt (erasedtapes.com)
shaolin jazz – love & heat (shaolinjazz.com)
rapper big pooh & nottz – preach (rapperbigpooh360.bandcamp.com)
benny sings – you and me featuring goldlink (jakartarecords-label.bandcamp.com)
bones & beeker – lupine (waxpoetics.com/records)
moonchild – nobody (tru-thoughts.co.uk)
jamie woon – dedication (polydor.co.uk)
robot koch – serenade (monkeytownrecords.com)
chrome sparks – ride the white lightning (chromesparks.bandcamp.com)
mura masa – lullaby outro (jakartarecords.de)

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The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #314 (December 2, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #314 (December 2, 2015)
art nap – i believe (soundcloud.com/art-nap)
krts – my head is jumpin’ featuring tito and charles (projectmooncircle.com)
tennyson – like what? (tennyson.bandcamp.com)
erykah badu – hello featuring andre 3000 (motownrecords.com)
jonny drop – mind field (jonnydrop.bandcamp.com)
anderson .paak – am i wrong featuring schoolboy q (steelwoolentertainment.com / obe)
linda clifford – don’t give it up (buzz compass edit) (soundcloud.com/buzzcompass)
jamie woon – forgiven (polydor.co.uk)
chrome sparks – give it up (chromesparks.bandcamp.com)
golden rules – the let down (lexprojects.com)
benny sings – whose fault (jakartarecords-label.bandcamp.com)
columbia nights – glide featuring vaughan octavia (recordbreakin.com)
van hunt – muted symphony (vanhunt.com)
henry wu and k15 = wu15 – space and time (eglorecords.com)
charles greenlee – he’s gone (bbemusic.com)
the bamboos – on the sly featuring kylie auldist (tru-thoughts.co.uk)
talib kweli & 9th wonder – life ahead of me featuring rapsody (jamlarecords.com / javottimedia.com)
marbert rocel – hold on (compost-rec.com)
space captain – two (spacecaptainofficial.bandcamp.com)
freddie gibbs – extradite featuring black thought (esgnrecords.com / empire)
olivier st. louis – dog in man (jakartarecords.de)
tomas barfod – promises pt. 2 (tomasbarfod.bandcamp.com / fofmusic.net)
adele – i miss you (xlrecordings.com)
40 winks – i bring you dreams (projectmooncircle.com)
alister johnson – fantastic featuring zaki ibrahim (soundcloud.com/alisterjohnson)
j-live – cold currents (mortiermusic.com)
a tribe called quest – bonita applebum (pharrell williams remix) (zomba recording llc)
the broken orchestra release – shallow humour featuring jack conman (thebrokenorchestra.com / thebrokenorchestra.bandcamp.com)
bobby caldwell & jack splash – destiny (fresh young minds / empire)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly show on East Village Radio presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in NYC.

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #313 (Novemeber 18, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #313 (Novemeber 18, 2015)
a tribe called quest – footprints (cee-lo green remix)
dylan kidd – get there (soundcloud.com/dylan-kidd-1)
olivier st. louis – ain’t cool (jakartarecords.de)
chrome sparks – moonraker (chromesparks.bandcamp.com)
golden rules – it’s over (clean edit) (lexprojects.com)
yann dulché – faith (i i i i remix) featuring dinia (hereandnowrecordings.com)
jamie woon – message (polydor.co.uk)
van hunt – music is a world within itself (vanhunt.com)
dalton – alech (jakartarecords.de)
john stubblefield – going home (bbemusic.com)
bones & beeker – a song for al’s dead mother (waxpoetics.com/records)
bobby caldwell & jack splash – game over featuring mayer hawthorne (fresh young mind / empire)
the jack moves – seasons change (waxpoetics.com/records)
pat thomas & kwashibu area band – odoo be ba (labelloveworldwide.bandcamp.com)
henry wu and k15 = wu15 – the anthem (eglorecords.com)
tomas barfod – glass slipper featuring sekuoia & kill j (tomasbarfod.bandcamp.com / fofmusic.net)
talib kweli & 9th wonder – technicolor easels featuring niko is (jamlarecords.com / javottimedia.com)
marbert rocel – 80 horses (compost-rec.com)
jono mccleery – desperate measure (ifmusic.co.uk)
j-live – warm currents (mortiermusic.com)
janet jackson – no sleep (planet giza remix) (soundcloud.com/planet-giza)
joe hertz – tied up featuring huntar (soundcloud.com/annie-mac-presents)
columbia nights – ever between featuring b.jamelle (recordbreakin.com)
nicolas jaar – why didn’t you save me (other people)
falty dl – visceral (ninjatune.net)
oddisee – untitled (jakartarecords.de)
equals – trap (freshselects.bandcamp.com)

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The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #312 (Novemeber 11, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #312 (Novemeber 11, 2015)
d’angelo and the vanguard – betray my heart/spanish joint (live)
jamie woon – celebration (polydor.co.uk)
columbia nights – coming home featuring aaron “ab” abernathy (recordbreakin.com)
cee-lo green – mother may i (atlantic)
zerolex – ethereal (cascaderecords.fr)
akase – murmur (labelloveworldwide.bandcamp.com)
med, blu, madlib – the strip featuring anderson .paak (bangyahead.com)
mo kolours – pass it round (onehandedmusic.com)
werkha – falling through the wall (jonny faith remix) (tru-thoughts.co.uk)
the jack moves – doublin’ down (waxpoetics.com/records)
talib kweli & 9th wonder – great day in the morning featuring add 2 (jamlarecords.com / javottimedia.com)
shortcircles – that time in 88 (soundcloud.com/shortcircles)
farao – fragments (arts-crafts.ca)
ubiquity – kinder girl (hereandnowrecordings.com)
joon moon – chess (kwaidan records)
krts – outside your arms (projectmooncircle.com)
roots manuva – fighting for? (bigdada.com)
ephemerals – get out (jalapenorecords.com)
equals – black on gold (freshselects.bandcamp.com)
arca – front load (mute.com)
onom agemo & the disco jumpers – rar (spiritual south rar’est remix) (agogo-records.com)
robot koch – fernwood (monkeytownrecords.com)
jono mccleery – so long (ifmusic.co.uk)
seinabo sey – you (virgin)
floating points – argenté (luakabop.com)
arthur verocai – na boca do sol (continental)
bill withers – hope she’ll be happier (sussex)
young disciples – all i have (young ideas mix) (talkin’ loud)

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The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #311 (November 4, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #311 (November 4, 2015)
equals – pyre (freshselects.bandcamp.com)
chance the rapper – angels featuring saba (chanceraps.com)
jamie woon – movement (polydor.co.uk)
seinabo sey – who (virgin)
marbert rocel – make me walk (compost-rec.com)
mark de clive-lowe – brukstep (atjazz astro remix) (mashibeats.bandcamp.com)
j.viewz – don’t pull away featuring milosh (jviewz.com)
astronauts, etc. – i know (hitcityusa.com)
mbongwana star – from kinshasa to the moon (labelloveworldwide.bandcamp.com)
krts – white privilege (projectmooncircle.com)
roots manuva – i know your face (bigdada.com)
aminé – said & done (soundcloud.com/heyamine)
mo kolours – a soul’s journey (onehandedmusic.com)
skylar spence – all i want (carparkrecords.com)
med, blu, madlib – finer things featuring likewise, phonte (bangyahead.com)
farao – are you real (arts-crafts.ca)
floating points – peroration six (luakabop.com)
narcsus prye – need some more featuring tommy evans (hereandnowrecordings.com)
martyn – falling for you (ostgut.de/label)
fat freddy’s drop – cortina motors (the drop)
monokle – neon sign (ki-records.com)
sam sparro – hands up (intuit)
sarah williams white – hum (firstwordrecords.com)
synthesthetics – steely (soundcloud.com/synthesthetics)
jono mccleery – bet she does (ifmusic.co.uk)
shana halligan – something real (plugresearch.com)
arthur verocai – dedicada a ela (continental)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly show on East Village Radio presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in NYC.

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #310 (October 21, 2015)

The Main Ingredient on East Village Radio – Episode #310 (October 21, 2015)
columbia nights – now featuring diggs duke (recordbreakin.com)
fat freddy’s drop – makkan (the drop)
kweku collins – memorial (soundcloud.com/kwekucollins)
krts – light of the harvest (projectmooncircle.com)
floating points – for marmish (luakabop.com)
daymé arocena – madres (ron basejam remix) (brownswoodrecordings.com)
deep tenor city – oba (opolopo remix) (bbemusic.com)
chamade beat – keep walking featuring mpho skeef (opolopo remix) (swedishbrandy.com)
ryan hemsworth & lucas – long time (soundcloud.com/shhsecretsongs)
city and colour – killing time (dinealonerecords.com)
mulherin – amnesia (soundcloud.com/mulherinmusic)
headnodic & raashan ahmad – wide open (raashanahmad.bandcamp.com)
sam sparro – in your heaven (intuit)
joi – missing you (universal)
raheem devaughn – where i stand (jive)
johnny hammond – gambler’s life (salvation)
blackalicious – twist of time (ogm recordings/quannum productions)
afta-1 – the facts (circulations)
eric roberson – for da love of da game featuring raheem devaughn & v. (blue erro soul)
the isley brothers – here we go again (tneck/cbs)
the impressions – my decieving heart (sequel)
nina simone – you’d be so nice to come home to (colpix)
four tet – sing (floating points remix) (dominorecordco.us)

The Main Ingredient is a weekly show on East Village Radio presenting brand new soulful underground music from around the world and interviews with the artists making it, recorded live in NYC.