June 16 2013
This week on Rhythm Lab Radio, we paid tribute to the Bay Area Soul/Funk singer Darondo (pictured), who passed away earlier this week. His 1973 tune "Didn't I" resurface thanks to tastemakers like Gilles Peterson and has been featured in shows like Breaking Bad.
We also featured new music from The Stepkids, Doomtree's Dessa, Quadron, Emika, and new remix of Rhye's "Open" by Milwaukee duo Kiings.
Darondo - "Such A Night" - Legs (Luv N' Haight)
The Stepkids - "The Art of Forgetting" - The Lottery (Stones Throw)
Clutchy Hopkins - "Love A Woman" feat. Darondo - Walking Backwards (Ubiquity)
Adrian Younge Sound Orchestra - "The Sound Of A Man" - Something About April (Wax Poetics)
Mandrill - "Children of The Sun" - Mandrill Is (Polydor, 1972)
Mayer Hawthorne - "Reach Out Richard" - Where Does This Door Go (Single) - Republic
Yasiin Bey - "Life In Marvelous Times" - The REcstatic (Single)
The Roots - "The Seed" feat. Cody Chesnutt - Phrenology (Geffen, 2002)
Dessa - "Call Off Your Ghost" - Parts Of Speech (Doomtree)
Roots Manuva - "Let The Spirit" - Slime and Reason (Ninja Tune)
Woodkid - "I Love You" feat. Angel Haze - I Love You EP (Island)
Josef Salvat - "Hustler" - Hustler EP (Sticky Lips Music)
Emika - "Wicked Game" - Dva (Ninja Tune)
Doe Paoro - "New Lows" - New Lows EP (White Iris)
Quadron - "LFT" - Avalanche (Epic/Sony)
Trails and Ways - "Mtn Tune" - Trilingual EP (Non Market)
Grupo Socavon - "Homenaje a Justino (Uproot Andy Remix)"
Mary J Blige - "We Ride (I See The Future) (Blaqnmild New Orleans Bounce Remix)"
Diplo - "Express Yourself" feat. Nicky Da B - Express Yourself EP (Mad Decent)
Galactic - "You Don't Know (Emynd Bounce Remix)"
Hudson Mohawke - "Overnight" - Polfolk Dance EP (Warp Records)
Jill Scott & Bun B - "So Gone (Lakim Remix)" - Reinterpretations
Clu - "Willow (Monto Remix)"
Rhye - "Open (Kiings Remix)"
Daft Punk - "Doin It Right" feat. Panda Bear - Random Access Memories (Columbia)
La Melodia - "Sounds Of The City" - Electronic Love
Roni Size - "Heroes" - New Forms (Mercury, 1997)
Shy FX & T. Power - "Sheets" feat. Noel Mccoy
Darondo - "Didn't I" - Let My People Go (Ubiquity Records)