Black History Month Funk

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This week’s Twisted Groove salutes Black History Month with a super Funky show.

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Full Show

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Funkadelic : One Nation Under A Groove: One Nation Under A Groove

Salt-N-Pepa : Shake Your Thing : A Salt With A Deadly Pepa

Afrika Bambaataa : Mind Control : Avenue A Presents… Something Else

Sly And The Family Stone : Babies Makin’ Babies (alt version) : Fresh

Prince : God (Vocal Version) : Purple Rain (Deluxe)

Smokey Roberson : Quiet Storm : A quiet Storm

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Marvin Gaye : Inner City Blues (Make Me Want To Holler) : Live!

Betty Davis : Game Is My Middle Name : Betty Davis

Betty Wright : Clean Up Women : The Essentials

Booker T & The MGs : Mo’ Onions : Green Onions

Herbie Hancock : Fat Albert Rotunda : Fat Albert Rotunda

The Staple Singers : The Weight : Soul Folk In Action

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James Brown : Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved : In The Jungle Groove

Billy Preson : Outa-Space : I want A Simple Song

The Temptations : Papa Was A Rolling Stone : Anthology

Edwin Star : War : War And Peace

Ohio Players : Fopp : Honey

MFSB : K-Jee : Universal

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Isaac Hayes : Truck Turner : Truck Turner Soundtrack

Run-DMC : You Be Illin’ : Raising Hell

The Roots : Guns Are Drawn : The Tipping Point

Grandmaster Flash : White Line (Don’t Do It) long version : EP

Guru/Lonnie Liston Smith : Down The Backstreet : Jazzmatazz

Gil Scott-Heron : The Bottle : Winter In America

Lonnie Liston Smith And The Cosmic Echoes : Meditations (short edit) : Reflection Of A Golden Dream

Numero REACH

This week’s Twisted Groove I am featuring the Numero Group Records release REACH. I am also dedicating this show to my friend and fellow music lover DJ Phi who passed away this week. I play tracks from Lenny White, Fred Frith, Cassowary, Thundercat, Kamasi Washington, Broadcast, Tortoise, and many more.

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Full Show

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Lenny White: Dirty Boulevard : Enchanted Pool Suite (Edit) : REACH

Ascending Wave:  Modulation Del Sol : REACH

Steve Tibbetts : Red Temple : A Man About A Horse

Fred Frith : Part V Rivers and Tides : Rivers and Tides

La Rhonda LaGette :   Thou Art With Me : REACH

Bob Siebert : Rain (Spinifex Extended Mix) : REACH

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Myth : Batang Frisco : REACH

Cassowary : Belt Notch : Cassowary

Thundercat : It Is What It Is (Feat. Pedro Martins) : It Is What It Is (2020)

Kamasi Washington : Truth (Spinifex Extended) : Harmony of Difference

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Hour 2

A.R.T. Wilson : Past Life Regression : REACH

Tortoise : The Clearing Fills : The Catastrophist (2016)

Masumi Hara : To Live In The Sea : REACH

Pater Gabriel :  Intruder (Instrumental) : New Blood

Broadcast : A Breeze Through the Bruford Spur : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : The Equestrian Vortex : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : Beautiful Hair : Berberian Sound Studio

Broadcast : Malleus Maleficarum : Berberian Sound Studio

Suse Millema : Open Heart / Hawk Belly (Spinifex Extended Mix) : REACH

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Alex Johnson : The Kiss : REACH

Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg : La Décadanse : Di Doo Dah

Calvin Keys : Touch : REACH

Sun Ra : Sleeping Beauty : Sleeping Beauty

Reach : Gold Dust Twins : REACH

Twisted Groove Christmas 2020

I don’t often do holiday themed shows but this year, prompted by my girlfriend, we created a Lounge, Indie, Soulful Twisted Groove show. Dana loves Christmas music and collects all sorts of quality releases. We play tracks from Grandaddy, Esquivel, Cocteau Twins, Claudine Longet, Jimmy McGriff, Fountains of Wayne, Staples Singers, Rilo Kiley, Nick Lowe and more…

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Hour 1

ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Grandaddy : Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland : The Windfall Varietal

Esquivel : Jingle Bells Greetings From the Space-Age Bachelor Pad : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 : Christmas Songs : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition EP ¡Something Festive!

Staples Singers : Who Took The Mary Out of Christmas : Christmas Souls Stax

Margo Guryan : I Don’t Intend To Spend Christmas Without You : 25 Demos

Tracey Thorn : Hard Candy Christmas : Tinsel + Lights

Nick Lowe : Children Go Where I Send Thee : Quality Street

Phoenix w/ Bill Murray : Alone on Christmas Day : Single (A Very Murray Christmas)

Rilo Kiley : Christmas Cake : Maybe This Christmas Too?

Ray Anthony & His Bookends : Christmas Kisses : Single

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Fountains of Wayne : The Man In The Santa Suit : Out-of-State Plates

The Kinks : Father Christmas : Misfits

Pogues : Fairytale of New York : If I Should Fall From Grace With God

The Chieftans feat. Elvis Costello : St. Stephan’s Day Murders : The Bells of Dublin

Alex Chilton : The Christmas Song : Clichés

Jimmy McGriff : Santa Claus is Coming To Town/White Christmas : Christmas With McGriff

Albert King : Christmas Comes But Once A Year : Single Stax

Herb Alpert : Jingle Bell Rock : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

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Hour 2

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ARTIST : TRACK : ALBUM

Claudine Longet : Snow : B.F.Goodrich Limited Edition ¡Something Festive!

Cocteau Twins : Winter Wonderland : Snow EP

Esquivel : Frosty the Snowman : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

Lisa Mychols :XMass = Tyme² : Lost Winter’s Dream

Al Caiola & Riz Ortolani : Holiday on Skis : A Nostalgic Christmas – Chestnuts Roasting

Pretenders : 2000 Miles : Learning To Crawl

Ron Sexsmith : Maybe This Christmas : Maybe This Christmas

Queen : Thank God It’s Christmas : Single

Mel Torme : Glow Worm Christmas : Christmas Songs

Esquivel : White Christmas : ¡Esquivel!* – Merry Xmas From The Space-Age Bachelor Pad

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Lou Barlow : Glittery : Single

Polyphonic Spree : Happy Christmas (War Is Over) : Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. One

Mack Rice : Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin’ : Single

Graham Parker and Nona Hendryx : Soul Christmas : Christmas Cracker

Little Johnny Taylor : Please Come Home For Christmas : Single

Darlene Love : Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) : A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector

Khruangbin : Christmas Time Is Here : Single

Carpenters : Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas : Christmas Portrait

Esquivel : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!) : Auld Lang Syne (Adios From Esquivel!)

Miles Davis Funky Dreamy Later

This week’s Twisted Groove we play all Miles Davis. The idea for the show was to play some of his last recordings and blend that with his Electric Funky and Dreamy work. We play tracks from Tutu, Decoy, Star People, Bitches Bew Box, In A Silent Way Box, On The Corner Box, Panthalassa and more.

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Hour 1

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Miles Davis : Don’t Lose Your Mind : Tutu (1986)

Miles Davis : That’s Right : Decoy (1985)

Miles Davis : Come Get It : Star People (1983)

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Miles Davis : Jean-Pierre (mid Edit) : We Want Miles Live (1982)

Miles Davis : Jabali : On the Corner Sessions 

Miles Davis : Maiysha [Edit] : Agharta

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Hour 2

ARTIST       TRACK        ALBUM

Miles Davis : Orange Lady : The Complete Bitches Brew Box Set

Miles Davis : It’s About Time : The Complete In A Silent Way Sessions

Miles Davis : Medley: Jean Pierre You’re Under Arrest Then There Were None [DB Extended Mix] : You’re Under Arrest (1985)

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Miles Davis : In A Silent Way / SHHH / Peaceful / It’s About Time : Panthalassa

Miles Davis : On The Corner Subterranean Channel Mix [DB Edit] : Panthalassa Remixes

Ubiquity Haight and Other Groovy Sounds Part One

This weeks Twisted Groove is super super fun and groovy groovy. I recently got a large order from Ubiquity/ Luv n Haight records and wanted to serve up some of it. This stuff is so vintage groovy and modern electronic. It was fun to mix it all together. There is also a few other gems dabbled through the two hours.

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Paradisco – Charlotte Gainsbourg / Stage Whisper

Emora (Dorian Concept) – The Clonius / Adroit Adventures

Nao Vacila (feat. Curuman) – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra / World of Funk

Cantor de Mambo – Os Mutantes / Everything is Possible

Operation Feed Yourself – Sons and Daughters Of Lite / Let The Sun Shine In

NuTones (Mathew Dear Mix) – Nomo / EP

 

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In Your Brain – Monophonics / In Your Brain

Done Deal – Orgone / Killion Vaults

Laughing Jockey – Clutchy Hopkins / The Storyteller

Think (About It) fen. – The Lions fea. Noel Something / Choice Vol. I EP

Accelerate – Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra / World of Funk

Thunder Sounds – Connie Pace & The Keystones feat. Perceep / EP

Ubiquity Haight and Other Groovy Sounds Part Two

This weeks Twisted Groove is super fun and groovy. I recently got a large order from Ubiquity/ Luv n Haight records and wanted to serve up some of it. This stuff is so vintage groovy and modern electronic. It was fun to mix it all together. There is also a few other gems dabbled through the two hours.

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Thunder Sounds – Connie Price & The Keystones / EP

Brawling Broads–Roy Ayers / Coffy Soundtrack

Uptight – Nancy Wilson / Soul Groove!

Get In A Hurry – Eugene Blackwell / We Can’t Take Life For Granted

The Only Change – Mike James Kirkland / Doin’ It Right

Why She Had To go – Burning Desire / Searching For Soul

Share Your Love (With The Maker) – Sensational Five Singing / Born Again Funk

Packin’ Up – Darando / Legs EP

Who’s Gonna Save The World – Father’s Children / Born Again Funk?

 

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Ascalvo Y Amo – The Echocentrics / Sunshadows

Matanza – Orgone / Califever

A Phase Shifter I’m Going Through – Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls (Money Mark, Shawn Lee) / Lord Newborn & The Magic Skulls

Foolish Love – Monophonics / In Your Brain

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Invisible Cities – Nomo /InvisibleCities

Hendrix to Miles Part 1 + 2

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This weeks Twisted Groove show is an assorted mix of music. The base sound is funk and jazz with some spoagraphics. I believe it all fits together nicely forming a complete whole.

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Dorella Du Fontane – Jimi Hendrix and Lightnin Rod / 12″ EP
Yaphet – Miles Davis / Bitches Brew Box Set
If 6 was 9 – Axiom Funk (Bootsy Collins and Bill Laswel) / Funkcronomicon
Seventh Arrow – Weather Report / Weather Report

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Autumn Leaves – Grace Jones / Fame
New Years Eve/Bill’s Dream – MC 900 FT Jesus / One Step Ahead Of The Spider
Windpower – Thomas Dolby / Blinded By Science EP
FU-YU – DJ Krush and Toshinori Kondo / KI-OKU

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Perspective From A Slow Spin – Him / Many In High Places Are Not Well
The New Deal – Gil Scott Heron / The Mind Of Gil Scott Heron
Bending New Corners – Erik Truffaz / Reviste’
Gemini Double Image – Miles Davis / Live Evil
Hoops And Mallets – The Art Of Noise / Legs EP

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Night Of The Iguana (edit) – The Cinematic Orchestra / Motion
The Moog and Me – Dick Hyman / The Electric Eclectics
Alfie – Dick Hyman / The Age Of Electronicus
Moonlight Sonata – Mike Hankinson / The Unusual Classical Synthesizer
Boston Marathon – Gay Burton / Good Vibes

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La Raza – Luis Gasca / Luis Gasca

B3


The Hammond B3 player and legend Lonnie Smith is playing in Santa Fe this week. So I decided to do this weeks Twisted Groove chock full of Hammond B3. I play older artist including Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Smith, The Meters, James Brown (on organ!) and Booker T and the MG’s. And I play younger artist carrying the B3 torch today like Zony Mash, Galactic and The Beastie Boys.

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Scream – Lonnie Smith / Live at Club Mozambique
Messin Around – Jimmy Smith / Home Cookin’
Spice Rack – Wayne Horvitz & Zony Mash / Upper Egypt
Love On The Run – Galactic / Crazy Horse Mongoose
Move Your Hand – Lonnie Smith / Move Your Hand

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Come Together – Dr. Lonnie Smith / Rise Up!
Compared To What – Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express / Closer To It!
Boomer’s Thing – Bruce Katz Band / Crescent Crawl
Pungee – The Meters / Look-Ka Py Py

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I Can’t Stand It – Lonnie Smith / Live at Club Mozambique
Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag Part 1 – James Brown / Plays James Brown Today and Yesterday
Holmes – Beastie Boys / The Sound From Way Out!
Cool Dad – Ross Carnegie / Vital Organs
Ricky’s Theme – Beastie Boys / The Sound From Way Out!
Hikky-Burr – Quincy Jones & Bill Cosby / The New Mixes Vol. 1
Alcohol Pt. 1 – Robert Jay / Searching For Soul

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Meditation – Booker T and The MG’s / Greatest Hits
Breakout – Johnny Hammond / Breakout
Turn Me On – The Fantoms / Funky Funky New Orleans Vol. 4
I Don’t Want Your Love – Barbara Howard / Midwest Funk
Si Se Puede – The Ray Camacho Band / Bay Area Funk 2
Spank-A-Lee – Herbie Hancock / Thrust

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Change Up The Groove – Roy Ayers / Evolution