V-Files März 201603 / 2016

Quite some Beats and funky Affairs in the new Edition of the V-Files with new Music from Benedek, Jaimeo Brown, First Touch or The Mixtapers as well as some goodies from the 70ies. Also some tunes from Inkswel, who I will be happy to play with at my Openupyoursenses-Party next Saturday, March 19 at Kurzbar Mannheim!


01 Benedek – Ryukyu (Leaving Records)
02 Lowrell – Smooth & Wild (AVI Records)
03 The Mixtapers – Glorious Days (Sonar Kollektiv)
04 Omar S – The Lost Albatross (FXHE)
05 Inkswel – Australaborialis (Faces Records)
06 First Touch – Just A Groove (Omega Supreme Records)
07 Brassfoot – We Made It Out The Hood Ma (Unknown To The Unknown)
08 Slum Village – Climax (Kid Sublime Remix)
09 Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered 3 (Top Dawg Entertainment)
10 Jaimeo Brown – Safflower (Motéma Music)
11 Quelle Chris – Lullabies (Triad Mix) (Mello Music Group)
12 J Dilla – The Introduction (PayJay/Mass Appeal Records)
13 Inxxxwel – Mosaic Is Key (Oye Records)
14 Stax – New York Computer Break Dance (Georgia Peach Records)
15 Tom Scott and the L.A. Express – L.A. Expression (Ode Records)
16 The Walker Family Singers – Had My Chance (Daptone)

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V-Files Februar 201602 / 2016

This month the show starts with some abstract Beats, crosses electronic Territory and Soul from Mauritius to continue with drony Jazz. After that we bounce back and forth from dubby Affairs to Spoken Word and African Dance Music. Of course we also play some Earth, Wind & Fire in memory of the late great Maurice White!


01 Earth, Wind & Fire – Intro
02 Ras G – Unfolding (Leaving Records)
03 Nonkeen – Animal Farm (R & S)
04 Jean-Claude – Mademoiselle (Strut)
05 NxWorries – Droogs (feat. Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge) (Stones Throw)
06 GoGo Penguin – Smarra (Blue Note)
07 Healing Force Project – Constellation Interlude Part 2 (Firecracker)
08 Timmy Thomas – People Are Changin´ (T.K. Records/Stateside)
09 Ras G – Discipline 09-3 (Leaving Records)
10 Prins Thomas – A2 (Smalltown Supersound)
11 Ken Nordine – Bubble Gum (Dot Records)
12 Earth, Wind & Fire – Runnin´ (Columbia)
13 Daniel Haaksman – Black Coffee (feat. Dama Do Bling) (Man Recordings)
14 Letherette – Rayon (Ninja Tune)
15 Max D – High Life (Willie Burns Remix) (Hot Haus Records)

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Virgo Vibes – A Roy Ayers Mix by Caresscaress12 / 2015

Looking forward to the upcoming concert of Vibesman Roy Ayers at Alte Feuerwache Mannheim on December 5 I did a little mix spanning his huge creative output from 1969 up until 2015! Of course some of his classics are included but also some lesser known tracks like compositions by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Fela Kuti or Bobby Caldwell vibed up in the unmistakable Ayers-way. Enjoy!


01 Roy Ayers – Intro
02 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – We Live In Brooklyn, Baby
03 Roy Ayers – It Could Only Happen With You
04 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Love From The Sun
05 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Red, Black & Green
06 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Feel Like Makin´Love
07 Roy Ayers – Evolution
08 Roy Ayers – Cincinnati Growl
09 Roy Ayers – Get On Up, Get On Down
10 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Mystic Voyage
11 Roy Ayers – What You Won´t Do For Love
12 Roy Ayers – Africa, Center Of The World
13 Roy Ayers – Everybody
14 Tyler the Creator feat. Roy Ayers – Find Your Wings
15 Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Running Away
16 Roy Ayers – Our Time Is Coming
17 Roy Ayers – It Ain´t Your Sign, It´s Your Mind
18 Sylvia Striplin – You Can´t Turn Me Away
19 RAMP – Everybody Loves The Sunshine

V-Files November 201511 / 2015

The latest edition of the V-Files includes broken electronica, juke, jazz, a kind of classical piano piece, an avant-gardish rock affair and then some. No house this month!

As always you can reach me at hello[a]


01 Oneohtrix Point Never – Child Of Rage (Warp)
02 LV – Hammers And Roses (Brownswood Recordings)
03 Leron Thomas – Park (Heavenly Sweetness)
04 Brownstudy – Peace GO!! (Really Nice Recordings)
05 Reginald Omas Mamode IV – We Are The Universe (Five Easy Pieces)
06 Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Hard-Boiled Babe (ZE Records)
07 Brownstudy – Kitchen Hype (Really Nice Recordings)
08 Kode9 – Vacuum Packed (Hyperdub)
09 George Duke – Floop De Loop (MPS)
10 Max Graef & Glenn Astro – Magic Johnson (Ninja Tune)
11 DJ Paypal – Awakening (Brainfeeder)
12 Kode9 – Holo (Hyperdub)
13 Joni Mitchell – The Tenth World (Asylum)
14 DJ Paypal – Ahhhhhhh (Brainfeeder)
15 Georges Rodi & Dave Sarkys – Swiftness (Mondiophone/Sonar Kollektiv)

V-Files November 2015 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

V-Files Oktober 201510 / 2015

The third of October is a holiday here (as in Madonna, haha). It brings not only a beautifully sunny autumn day but also the opportunity for me to finally put online the new edtion of the V-Files for you. We have Gil Scott-Heron with a newly recorded version of his classic “Pieces of a Man”, some dreamy electronica suitable for car driving or even flying to the moon plus we got Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces and George Clinton all in one track! Enjoy and drop me a line at hello[a]caresscaress if you like!

Tracklist for this month:

01 Gil Scott-Heron – Pieces of a Man (Flying Dutchman)
02 Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – Into Forever (Gondwana Records)
03 The Blue Nile – Automobile Noise (Linn Records)
04 Flanger – Sweet Silence (Nonplace)
05 Woke – The Lavishments of Light Looking (Adult Swim)
06 Eska – Heroes Villains (Naim Edge Records)
07 Thundercat – Lone Wolf and Cub (Brainfeeder)
08 Seven Davis Jr. – Come And Go (Soul Jazz Records)
09 Conga Radio – 168 North (Rush Hour)
10 Mike Huckaby – Circle (Soul Jazz Records)
11 Henry Wu – Good Morning Pecknaam (Rhythm Section International)
12 José Padilla – Lollipop (I:Cube Casiotone Reprise Mix) (International Feel)
13 Orson Wells – Orbiting Jupiters (Rush Hour)
14 Helena Hauff – Tryst (Werk Discs)
15 Gil Scott-Heron – Pieces of a Man (XL Recordings)

V-Files Oktober 2015 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

V-Files Mai 201505 / 2015

It´s May that makes everything new, that´s at least what a german saying says. For sure it brings some great new music like the new albums from Hiatus Kaiyote or Kamasi Washington! The show starts on an almost Ambient tip, touches Jazz, Hip Hop and Afrobeat before finally getting more Four to the Floor. Jamie XX finally opens things out.

Tracklist for this month:

01 Flako – Shape Of Things To Come (Five Easy Pieces)
02 Kelela –Cherry Coffee (Fade To Mind)
03 A Coral Room – Grobkörnig (InfraCOM)
04 Hiatus Kaiyote – Fingerprints (Flying Buddha)
05 Mo Kolours – Sumerian Mother (One Handed Music)
06 Kamasi Washington – The Rhythm Changes (Brainfeeder)
07 Kendrick Lamar – Momma (TDE/Interscope)
08 Dele Sosimi – Na My Turn (Wah Wah 45s)
09 LoneLady – Into The Cave (Warp)
10 Hiatus Kaiyote – Swamp Thing (Flying Buddha)
11 Orson Wells – Digital Revolution (Live at Robert Johnson)
12 Gilb´R & Jorge – Titre Du Lundi (Willie Burns Remix) (Syncrophone)
13 Soichi Terada – Shake Yours (Far East Recording/Rush Hour)
14 Jamie XX – Gosh (Young Turks)

As always, drop me a line at hello[a] if you like!

V-Files Mai 2015 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

V-Files Februar 201502 / 2015

2015 has already started off with a lot of great music! The Show begins slowly, then gets dubby to build its path via Hip Hop, Mbaqanga and Jazz and finally ends up with House, New Wave and some futuristic beats. Enjoy!


01 José González – Stories We Build, Stories We Tell (Peacefrog)
02 Sherwood & Pinch – Stand Strong (OnU Sound/Tectonic)
03 Hiatus Kaiyote –By Fire (Not On Label)
04 Future Brown – Room 302 (Warp)
05 Akua Naru – Heard (Not On Label)
06 Abafana Bama Soul – Masisizwane (Strut)
07 Beat Spacek – If You Are My Chalice (Ninja Tune)
08 Black Uhuru – Mondays (US 12inch Mix) (Mango/Island)
09 Marc Cary – Astral Flight 17 (Motéma)
10 Narada Michael Walden – Delightful (Atlantic)
11 Isaac & The Sakie Special Band – Get Down (Strut)
12 Cybotron – Clear (Fantasy)
13 How II House – Lift The Nation (Outer Rhythm)
14 A Certain Ratio – Lucinda (FBN)
15 Beat Spacek – Compact n Sleep (Ninja Tune)

V-Files Februar 2015 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

ROMARE- Feature by Caresscaress02 / 2015

In our latest feature, talented producer ROMARE talks to us about his upcoming album PROJECTIONS on NINJA TUNE and his approach to making music. Enjoy!

ROMARE-Feature by Caresscaress by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

V-Files November 201411 / 2014

November mood comes through in the latest edition of the V-Files, the music stays cool and contemplative almost the whole way through. Hope it fits your needs!


01 Diamond Version, Bikya & Wetrobots – DV BK WR 01 (Soundway Recordings)
02 GoGo Penguin – Fort (Gondwana)
03 Cooly G – I Like (Hyperdub)
04 José González – This Is How We Walk On The Moon (YepRoc)
05 Dorian Concept – Mint (Ninja Tune)
06 Jaques Greene – After Life After Party (Suicideyear Remix) (Lucky Me)
07 Lonnie Holley – The Deer In The Forest (YepRoc)
08 Etta Bond – King To Be (Odd Child)
09 Florian Kupfer – K (L.I.E.S.)
10 18+ – Club God (Houndstooth)
11 Pinch feat. Temi Oyedele – Are You Coming With Us (Soundway Recordings)
12 Jaques Greene – 1 4 Me (Lucky Me)
13 Cooly G – So Deep (Hyperdub)
14 Aphex Twin – 180 db_ (Warp)
15 Silk Rhodes – Pains (Stones Throw)
16 The Budos Band – Trail Of Tears (Daptone)

V-Files November 2014 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud

V-Files September 201409 / 2014

Here´s the latest edition of the V-Files, bringing you some of my favorite late summer tracks as well as upcoming music for the autumn. Sounds come from the orbit of Sun Ra and likeminded musicians as the Heliocentrics this time, in addition expect to hear some contemporary electronica for dancefloors but also suitable for living rooms. Enjoy and feel free to drop me a line!


01 The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles – The Cavern (Now Again)
02 Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra – Interplanetary Music (…/Strut)
03 Rustie – Paradise Stone (Warp)
04 Joan Bibiloni – Migas (Music From Memory)
05 Matthewdavid – The Mood Is Right (Brainfeeder)
06 The Blue Nile – From Rags To Riches (Linn Records)
07 Little Dragon – Pretty Girls (Lil Silva Remix) (Because Music)
08 The Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles – The Dance (Now Again)
09 FKA Twigs – Numbers (Young Turks)
10 Moiré – Attitude (Werkdiscs)
12 Wbeeza – I Want You Now (pFlymusic)
12 Jon Easley – Lemon Lime (Rush Hour)
13 Massimiliano Pagliara – A Dream I Get Stuck In (Live At Robert Johnson)
14 Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar – Never Catch Me (Warp)
15 Falty DL – New Haven (Ninja Tune)

V-Files September 2014 by Caresscaress on Mixcloud