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!


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!


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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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