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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)

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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)

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)

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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 #278 (December 10, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #278 (December 10, 2014)
lion babe – jump hi featuring childish gambino (outsiders/interscope)
djm trio – the official (paxicorecords.com)
hiatus kaiyote – by fire (sony)
o mer – crazy flames (soundcloud.com/moonvehiclemechanic)
rachel brotman – grant it cause + be (rachelbrotman.bandcamp.com)
flako – illusions (soundcloud.com/natureboytunes)
emma donovan & the putbacks – over under away (hopestreetrecordings.com)
future islands – seasons (waiting on you) (badbadnotgood reinterpretation) (4ad.com)
margie joseph – i’ll take care of you (atlantic)
ana-tole x jonah christian – noise + ready or not (remix) (ana-tole.bandcamp.com)
marvin gaye – anger (extended mix alternate take with marcus miller) (motown)
j. cole – st. tropez (roc nation)
mélat & jansport j – everything (beholdmelat.com)
von pea & the other guys – chasing amy aka in your heart (hipnottrecords.com)
james fauntleroy – the present (blackmario.com)
shaun escoffery – you (dome)
kay & luke of the foundation – lost in the garden (rappersiknow.bandcamp.com)
zero 7 – distractions (madlib’s ynq remix) (quango/palm)
rise – psalm 64 (expansionscollective.bandcamp.com)
jmsn – ’bout it (whiteroomrecords.com)
thestand4rd – asaprockytypebeat (soundcloud.com/thestand4rd)
us & sparkles – rain (boyoomconnective.bandcamp.com)
bläp dëli – myothermind (demo) (soundcloud.com/bl-pd-li/)
noah slee – ruins beauty (wondercoreisland.com)
shigeto x kyson – water collides (fofmusic.net)
a thousand years – deep within (kingdeluxe.ca)
computer jay & orfeo – i want you (standards instrumental) (soundcloud.com/computerjay)
dawn pemberton – hello love (dorightmusic.com)
rasa – when will the day come (govinda)
monsoonsiren – maso (projectmooncircle.com)

Download links for each week’s show will be available for a limited time through my email newsletter. You can sign up here.

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.

Rachel Brotman “Jazz Funeral” EP

I think you should listen to this.

Fatima – Biggest Joke Of All (Official Video)

Some of the homies made it into the video.

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #277 (December 3, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #277 (December 3, 2014)
the milk – deliver me (thisisthemilk.bandcamp.com)
booker t. jones – rent party (anti.com)
de la soul – the people (www.wearedelasoul.com)
emma donovan & the putbacks – voodoo (hopestreetrecordings.com)
donnie trumpet & the social experiment – sunday candy (soundcloud.com/donnietrumpet)
jmsn – delay (whiteroomrecords.com)
curtis mayfield – love to the people (curtom)
ahmed sirour – the mourning after (ahmedisthemusic.bandcamp.com)
mr president – city rocking (favoriterec.com)
floating points – nuits sonores (eglorecords.com)
blue six – beyond this life (naked-music.com)
the mimm ensemble – homecoming (soundcloud.com/mimmstore)
son little (aaron livingston) – cross my heart (soundcloud.com/wxpnfm)
oceaán – veritas (b3sci records is a division of blahblahblahscience.com)
lockjaw – with you (lockedconcept.bandcamp.com)
mélat & jansport j – l.i.p.s. (beholdmelat.com)
wu-tang clan – ruckus in b minor (warnerbrosrecords.com)
the neighbourhood – silver (soundcloud.com/theneighbourhood)
tony allen – calling featuring mary & norman (planet woo)
the brand new heavies – you are the fire (trunk entertainment)
pomo – how i feel (hw&w huhwhatandwhere.com)
dhafer youssef – sura (olaf stuut remix) (facebook.com/olafstuut)
andreya triana – everything you never had pt. ii (counterrecords.com)
j-louis – beautiful (pharrell) j-louis edition (soundcloud.com/thisjaylouis)
warsaw afrobeat orchestra – your way (ubiquityrecords.com)
the nite-liters – valdez in the country (rca)
gogo penguin – kamaloka (brownswoodrecordings.com)

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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 #276 (November 20, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #276 (November 20, 2014)
pomo – cloud cruise (huhwhatandwhere.com)
dali – heartbeat remix (columbia nights remix instrumental) (recordbreakin.com)
the rebirth – this is coming to? (walkin talkin)
diamond district – march off (mellomusicgroup.com)
wyles & simpson – light and dark (mtarecords.co.uk)
mirror signal – 20th century fix (warm weather) (brownswoodrecordings.com)
dorian concept – the few (live) (ninjatune.net)
aquilo – human (b3sci / blahblahblahscience.com)
submotion orchestra – trust / lust (counterrecords.com)
andreya triana – superlove (counterrecords.com)
dawn pemberton – for you (dorightmusic.com)
clara hill – flawless (part 1) (sonarkollektiv.com)
theophilus london – get me right (warnerbrosrecords.com)
gregory porter – musical genocide (ludovic navarre aka st germain version) (bluenote.com)
zara mcfarlane – plain gold ring (kjell anderson remix) (brownswoodrecordings.com)
thom yorke – a brain in a bottle (@thomyorke)
jazz madicine – m.a.s.h. (ct-hi records)
young & sick – breathe (soundcloud.com/youngandsick)
rvdical the kid – free spirit (soundcloud.com/rvdicalthekid)
james brown – i feel good (el. train remix) (facebook.com/eltrainmusic)
the 1978ers (yu & slimkat) – one-nine-7-t-8 (mellomusicgroup.com)
josé james – angel (bluenote.com)
jamie cullum – the seer’s tower (islandrecords.com)
catching flies – quiet nights (catchingflies.bandcamp.com)
safe (scott thorough) – normal needs (scottthorough.bandcamp.com)
fka twigs – hours (theyoungturks.co.uk)
wildbirds & peacedrums – soft wind, soft death (theleaflabel.com)
htmlflowers – icanthearyooooo (anatole remix) (soundcloud.com/anatolemusic)
sieren – glitterbug (soundcloud.com/sieren)
fat freddy’s drop – slings & arrows (the drop)

Download links for each week’s show will be available for a limited time through my email newsletter. You can sign up here.

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 #275 (November 5, 2014)

The Main Ingredient Radio Show – Episode #275 (November 5, 2014)
emma donovan & the putbacks – my goodness (hopestreetrecordings.com)
jake one – bartman (@jakeuno)
dawn pemberton – say somethin’ (dorightmusic.com)
diamond district – say what you mean (mellomusicgroup.com)
niia – body (something local)
ryan hemsworth – snow in newark featuring dawn golden (lastgangentertainment.com)
jmsn – waves (whiteroomrecords.com)
theophilus london – water me featuring leon ware (warner brothers)
fonzi thornton – i work for a living (jon’s monday mawnin edit) (soundcloud.com/jonreyes916)
sena dagadu – accra city people (freestylerecords.co.uk)
red astaire – change your way fools (groovedis.com)
miguel migs – runnin away featuring martin luther (soul-heaven.com)
turbojazz – dat soul (ct-hi records)
herbert – it’s only (dj koze mix) (pamparecords.com)
mansions on the moon – radio (mansionsonthemoon.com)
tony allen – african man (harmoniamundi.com)
black milk – grey for summer (blackmilk.biz)
submotion orchestra – worries (counterrecords.com)
brogan bentley – goodbye (stonesthrow.com / leavingrecords.com)
the lamplighters – london station (hereandnowrecordings.com)
flying lotus – the protest (warp.net)
jon phonics – elevations featuring yasine (hotep)
guilty simpson – next phase (stonesthrow.com)
paul chin – sparrow eye (eli colburn remix) (music.cosmonostro.com)
darkstar – young heart’s (warp.net)
dorian concept – clap track 4 (ninjatune.net)
illum sphere – spectre vex (ninjatune.net)

Download links for each week’s show will be available for a limited time through my email newsletter. You can sign up here.

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.

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