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V-Files März 201704 / 2017

New month, new show! From spiritual to passionate, from deliberate to ecstatic. From Egypt to New Zealand to Cuba and back. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

01 Phil Gerus – Kiss Of A Kind (Public Release)
02 Cooper-Moore & Mad King Edmund – Ain´t No Grave (Gearbox Records)
03 Josef Leimberg – As I Think Of You (World Galaxy/Alpha Pup)
04 Alice Coltrane – Er Ra (Luaka Bop)
05 Izo Fitzroy – Shadowlands (Jalapeno Records)
06 Lord Echo – Just Do You (Soundway Records)
07 The Lady Blacktronica – Throw Yo Mic (Skylax)
08 Daymé Arocena – Eleggua (Brownswood Recordings)
09 Art Of Tones – Violation (Local Talk)
10 Marcel Vogel – I Got Jesus (Karizma Stomp Dub) (Lumberjacks In Hell)
11 Lord Echo – C90 Eternal (Soundway Records)
12 Al Massrieen – Sah (Habibi Funk)
13 Colonel Abrams – When a Man Loves (MCA Records)
14 Prommer & Barck – Sleeping Beauty (Derwin Recordings)

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V-Files Februar 201702 / 2017

Since I´ve been asked to put a new DJ mix online a few times recently (I have to admit that I was lazy with that for a while now) I used the february show for exactly that. So no talking this month, instead I assembled some recent records as well as some older ones to a little one hour ride. It starts and ends with the great Leon Ware, who sadly passed away today. His music will be remembered!

Tracklist:

01 Leon Ware – Reachin´ In (Discograph)
02 Thundercat – Show You The Way (Brainfeeder)
03 Karriem Riggins – Suite Poetry (Stones Throw)
04 Christer Norden – Lay Back (Spacetalk Records)
05 Dman – Heist (Palham Music)
06 Red Rack´Em feat. City Haze – Hot Weekend (Bergerac)
07 Byron The Aquarius – Nights In Jakarta (In-Beat-Ween Music)
08 Alma Negra – Burkina Berlin (Basic Fingers)
09 Mo Kolours – Mini Culcha (Beautiful Swimmers Remix) (Future Times)
10 Rim & Kasa – Love Me For Real (DJ Red Greg Edit) (Z Records)
11 Jay Daniel – Thank U Jay (Watusi High)
12 The Reflektor – El Mirador (Wild Oats)
13 Milton Wright – You Don´t Even Know Me (Alston Records)
14 Leon Ware – What´s Your Name (Fabulous)

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V-Files Januar 201701 / 2017

The new year has started with lots of things happening and a lot of good music being released already! This month we talk to Jason Hogans aka :Brownstudy from Detroit about his new EP, upcoming projects and how he perceives the mood in the US after the elections. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

01 Tornado Wallace – Healing Feeling (Running Back)
02 : Brownstudy – Run Up (Really Nice Recordings)
03 Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Sour Mango (Stones Throw)
04 Omar – This Way That Way (Peppermint Jam)
05 Miles Mosley – Abraham (Alpha Pup/World Galaxy)
06 Baba Zula – Ufak Dub (Glitterbeat)
07 Tornado Wallace feat. Sui Then – Today (Running Back)

– Jason Hogans in talk -

08 :Brownstudy – Bitchslappin Motherfuckas To Hell (Third Ear)
09 Jason Hogans – Bite Lip And Carry On (Third Ear)
10 Juggy Murray Jones – Inside America (Jupiter Records/BBE)
11 Esa & Mervin Granger – Bontas (Live Mix) (Local Talk)
12 Sinkane – U´huh (City Slang)
13 William Onyeabor – Good Name (Wilfilms/Luaka Bop)

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V-Files November 201612 / 2016

Slow, fumy, dodgy, moody and chilly. Squeaky, blurred, choppy, dreamy and intensive.
A November-style show!

Tracklist:

01 Yusef Lateef – Song Of Delilah (Gearbox Records)
02 Yussef Kamaal – Yo Chavez (Brownswood Recordings)
03 Shelly Manne – Mask (Maintream Records/Wewantsounds)
04 Marcel Vogel – Always Isn´t Only (Dear Earth Remix)(Intimate Friends)
05 Sun Palace – Raw Movements (BBE/Halfway Ritmo)
06 Lord Of The Isles – Expansions (ESP Institute)
07 DogPatrol – Aqua Culture (Tape Mix)(Steady Work)
08 Jay Daniel – Squeaky Maya (Technicolour)
09 Shan – Versions 1 (Beats In Space)
10 Whodamanny – Neuter Gyrum (Unthank)
11 Yussef Kamaal – Lowrider (Brownswood Recordings)
12 Giovanni Damico – Tanzania (Lumberjacks In Hell)
13 Max Graef – Purpurner Nürnwurz (Apron Records)

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V-Files Oktober 201610 / 2016

This month´s show kind of jumps back back and forth from new to old. Listen to some rerecorded classics and relocated gems alongside exciting upcoming releases from all different corners of the musical world!

Tracklist:

01 Bugge Wesseltoft – Yoyk (2016 Version)(Jazzland Recordings)
02 Jameszoo feat. Arthur Verocai – Flu (Brainfeeder)
03 GoGo Penguin – Initiate (Blue Note)
04 Sieren – Relicts (Apollo Records)
05 Azymuth – Morning (Som Livre/Far Out Recordings)
06 Dark Maat’r feat. Malika Tirolien – The Last (Scott C’s
Love Yourself Remix)(Memeplex)
07 Solange – Cranes in the Sky (Kaytranada DJ Edit)
08 Ted Coleman Band – Due Consideration (BBE)
09 Deantoni Parks – Make My Day (Elite Records)
10 Mark Ernestus Ndagga Rhythm Force – Yermande (Ndagga)
11 Brandt Bauer Frick – Away From My Body (Because Music)
12 Deantoni Parks – Let´s Go Hazy (Elite Records)
13 Laraaji – Om Namah Shivaya (Pt. 2) (Leaving Records)

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V-Files September 201609 / 2016

So much great new music this month that we go into overtime! Morocco, Ghana, Canada, Arabian-influenced Electronica from France, Rocksteady from New York, House from Hessen, you name it… Also a track in memory of late great Boogie pioneer Kashif and Beats from Jason Hogans AKA :brownstudy anticipating his upcoming Livegig at the Leitstelle Heidelberg on October 9th. A busy autumn ahead, yeah!

Tracklist:

01 Alsarah & The Nubatones – Safr Mini (Wonderwheel)
02 A Tribe Called Red – The Muse (Radicalized Records)
03 OY – Something Of The Past (Crammed Discs)
04 :brownstudy – Driven By Visions (Really Nice Recordings)
05 NxWorries – Lyk Dis (Stones Throw)
06 :brownstudy – Towards Improvement (Third Ear)
07 Watsky – Love Letters (Steel Wool Entertainment)
08 The Frightnrs – Gotta Find A Way (Daptone)
09 Pat Thomas & The Sweet Beans – Revolution (Gapophone/Strut)
10 Renegades Of Jazz – Moto Moto (Agogo Records)
11 Super Sounds Namba – Who´s Free (Abotar/Strut)
12 Kashif – The Mood (Arista)
13 Magic Mountain High – Spacepod (Future Times)
14 Jay Daniel – Knowledge Of Selfie (Technicolour)
15 Edseven – Broadside (Midnight Swim)
16 Tuff City Kids with Annie – Labyrinth (Permanent Vacation)
17 Acid Arab – Houria (Crammed Discs)
18 Steve Spacek – Follow Me (Eglo Records)

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V-Files August 201608 / 2016

The August edition comes with quite a few exciting new things! Some current Funk gems that clearly refer to the mid eighties go hand in hand with Afrobeat-inspired stuff and downtempo Hip Hop. The show also brings a brandnew Cocteau Twins-Cover by Nouvelle Vague as well as an almost epic string-laden remix by Floating Points for the Invisible. Finally we pay tribute to the late great Jazz masters Bobby Hutcherson and Toots Thielemans.

Tracklist:

01 Kutiman – 6 AM (Siyal Music)
02 Bobby Hutcherson – Little Angel (Blue Note)
03 The Invisible – Life´s Dancers (Floating Points Remix)
(Ninja Tune)
04 Inkswel & The Jungle Sessions – Pot Liquor Revisited (Playground)
05 Atmosphere – Seismic Waves (Rhymesayers)
06 Banks & Steelz – Gonna Make It (Warner Bros)
07 Bobby Hutcherson – Visions (Blue Note)
08 Blood Orange – E.V.P. (Domino)
09 Mndsgn – Cosmic Perspective (Stones Throw)
11 First Touch – Bayflower (Born To Shine)
11 Toots Thielemans & Elis Regina – Barquinho (Philips)
12 Nouvelle Vague – Athol-Brose (Kwaidan Records)
13 Sea Moya – Nothing Is Real (Humming Records)
14 Ginger Johnson & His African Messengers – Talking Drum
(Masquerade Records / Freestyle Records)
15 Kon – Awe Baby (Medlar Remix) (BBE)

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V-Files Juli 201607 / 2016

No talking this month, I decided to just do a summery mix that kicks off sentimental and deliberate to go quite grumbling before it cools down again. You´ll hear some new releases, but also quite some goodies from past years that I haven´t played yet here.

Tracklist:

01 Myth Syzer – Blue (Plug Research)
02 The Ahmad Jamal Trio – Stolen Moments (Impulse)
03 Silentjay X Jace XL – Bris Vegas (Rhythm Section International)
04 The Now Generation – People Make The World Go Round (Trojan)
05 BadBadNotGood feat. Kaytranada – Lavender (Innovative Leisure)
06 Aphex Twin – CheetahT7b (Warp)
07 Bill Laswell – Upright Man (Celluloid)
08 Space Dimension Controller – Gullfire (Ninja Tune)
09 Steven Julien – Carousel (Apron Records)
10 Ian O Brien – Monkey Jazz (Ferox Records)
11 Moon – Hypno (Frank Music)
12 Omar S – Muggy Detroit Heat (Norm Talley Mix)
13 Nonkeen – Told And Small (R & S Records)
14 East Coast – Something Deep Inside (Encounter)
15 The Frightnrs – Nothing More To Say (Daptone)
16 Young Gun Silver Fox –Long Way Back (Légère Recordings)

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V-Files Juni 201606 / 2016

Besides some records that have been rotating heavily for quite a few weeks now the new Show also features stuff that has literally just has reached me like the Krautelektro by mysterious Duo Fred and Luna as well as some upcoming Carribean flavors by Anthony Joseph and more. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

01 Mark Pritchard – Where Do They Go, The Butterflies (Warp)
02 Fred und Luna – Monotonikum (Optimo Music)
03 Miles Davis & Robert Glasper – Maiysha (So Long) (Columbia)
04 Carlos Niño & Friends – Jupiter Sings (Leaving Records)
05 Kraftwerk – Metall auf Metall (Kling Klang)
06 Max Graef & Glenn Astro – Viktor´s Blues (Ninja Tune)
07 GC Cameron – If You Don´t Love Me (Tamla Motown/BBE)
08 Aquil – For The People (BBE)
09 Flux – The Value Of Nothing (On-U Sound)
10 Anthony Joseph – Jimmy Upon That Bridge (Heavenly Sweetness)
11 DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels – Nobody Speak (Mass Appeal)
12 Jack De Johnette – Brown, Warm And Wintry (Milestone)
13 Stone Coal White – Free (Cali-Tex Records)

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V-Files Mai 201605 / 2016

Due to being busy with Jetztmusikfestivalradio (which you can still check out here), there was no show in April. I´m happy to return this month with a bag full of music new and old, introducing some great upcoming acts like King, some returning old aquaintances like Idris Ackamoor and paying tribute to three late great masters of Funk, Soul and Hip Hop!

Tracklist:

01 Idris Ackamor & the Pyramids – Epiphany (Strut)
02 King – Red Eye (King Creative)
03 Prince – Sign ´O´ The Times (Warner)
04 Benny Sings – Beach House (MNSDGN Remix) (Dox Records)
05 A Tribe Called Quest – Peace, Prosperity & Paper (Jive)
06 J Dilla feat. Bilal – The Ex (Mass Appeal)
07 94 East feat. Prince – Love, Love, Love (Charly Records)
08 Homeboy Sandman – Talking (Bleep)(Stones Throw)
09 Cymande – Anthracite (Janus Records)
10 Billy Paul – Everyday People (CBS)
11 Sam Irl – Brothers (Jazz & Milk)
12 Billy Paul – People Power (Philadelphia International)
13 Cuttlefish & Asparagus – Rough Times (Kalakuta Soul)
14 A Tribe Called Quest – Clap Your Hands(Jive)

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