Soul-Identity Music on Likwid #028 16/12/16

Weekly Fridays 5pm-7pm (GMT) on Likwid London ( Soul-Identity Music. 2 hours of upfront and classic soulful underground music. Well that’s about it for 2016 as we close out the year with the first part of our ‘Best of’ double header. Not an exhaustive list, just some of the tracks and LPs that have been on heavy rotation at Soul-Identity HQ over the past twelve months, mainly on a soul, hip hop and Jazz tip. Featured in this week’s episode, are 2016 picks from Homeboy Sandman, De La Soul, Nosizwe, Josef Leimberg, Masta Ace, BADBADNOTGOOD and Yussef Kamaal (and a few others!). Hold tight for Part 2 dropping the first Friday of 2017, in the meantime thanks for listening and all your support this year!

Originally aired Friday 16th December 2016.


1. The Milk – Trouble Gonna Bring Me Down (Tall Black Guy Sad Story Remix) (Self Released)
2. Homeboy Sandman – Seam by Seam (feat Until The Ribbon Breaks) (Mercury)
3. De La Soul – Memory of… (US) (feat Pete Rock & Estelle) (Daptone Records)
4. I,Ced – Forever (feat Om’Mas Keith) (Rhythm Section International)
5. Darkhouse Family – Disco Duck ( Stones Throw Records)
6. Nosizwe – The Best Drug (feat Georgia Ann Muldrow) (Far Out Recordings)
7. Jordan Rakei – Theta State ( Gondwana Records)
8. Marcel Vogel – Moonchild (feat Khadija & Tim Jules) (Edition Records)
9. Lou Donaldson/Sonny Rollins – It’s Your Thing/Night In Tunisia feat John Robinson (Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix) (Glassnote Records)
10. Josef Leimberg – Echoes of One ( Columbia)
11. Tall Black Guy – I Will Never Know (feat Moonchild) (Hyperdub)
12. Tribe Called Quest – Ego ( Self Released)
13. Masta Ace – Mother’s Regret ( Babygrande Records)
14. SumoChief – Cosmic Reaction (feat Joel Bailey) (World Galaxy)
15. Lady Wray – Do It Again ( Church)
16. BadBadNotGood – Time Moves Slow (feat Sam Herring) (Ninja Tune)

17. Yussef Kamaal – Call Me ( Athens of the North)
18. Kaidi Tatham – The Shadow Ain’t Going Nowhere ( 200Black)
19. St Germain – How Dare You (Atjazz Remix) (RCA)
20. Tenderlonious – Bobs Riddim ( 22a)
21. Modified Man – System Is Fatal ( Albert’s Favorites)
22. Scott ThatManMonkz feat J. Gordon – I Like to Feel Your Eyes on Me When I Look Away ( BBE Records)
23. Louie Vega starring Caron Wheeler – A New Day (Vega Jazzie B Spirit Mix) (Vega Records)
24. Rhemi feat Lifford & HanLei – Mask Off (Original Mix) (Rhemi Music)
25. Prequel – Saints ( Rhythm Section International)


Soul-Identity Music on Likwid #027 09/12/16

Weekly Fridays 5pm-7pm (GMT) on Likwid London ( Soul-Identity Music. 2 hours of upfront and classic soulful underground music. It’s our penultimate show of the year and there’s just enough time to squeeze in some end of year releases from the likes of Childish Gambino, Burial, Azymuth and Gabriel Garzón-Montano, amongst some other goodness. In the second hour this week, we pull out some soulful underground house sounds from Lady Blacktronika, Jihad Muhammad and DJ Kemit. Thanks for listening.

Originally aired Friday 9th December 2016.


1. Austin Sexton – U (feat Otto Sexton, LFTD Mike & LFTD Vu) (Self Released)
2. Ben l’Oncle Soul – Fly Me To The Moon (Mercury)
3. The Olympians – Sirens of Jupiter (Daptone Records)
4. Dexter Story – Mowa (Al Dobson Jr. Remix) (Rhythm Section International )
5. Gabriel Garzón-Montano – The Game (Stones Throw Records)
6. Azymuth – Neptunians (Far Out Recordings)
7. John Ellis – Unidentical Twins (Gondwana Records)
8. Slowly Rolling Camera – The Fix (Edition Records)
9. Childish Gambino – Baby Boy (Glassnote Records)
10. Solange – Don’t Touch My Hair (feat Sampha) (Columbia)
11. Burial – Young Death (Hyperdub)
12. Jorja Smith – Where Did I Go? (Self Released)

13. Smoke Dza & Pete Rock – Hold The Drums (feat Royce Da 5’9″) (Babygrande Records)
14. Josef Leimberg – Interstellar Universe (World Galaxy)
15. Philip Budny – Eclipses (Church)
16. Letherette – Frugaloo (Ninja Tune)
17. Symbol 8 – Call Me (Athens of the North)
18. Harvey Sutherland and Bermuda – Bravado (Clarity Recordings)
19. Lady Blacktronika – Not Over (Cold Icy Heart Mix) (Sound Black Recordings)
20. Jihad Muhammad – Soweto (Movement Soul)
21. Tumelo – Fantasize (Tribe Records)
22. DJ Kemit – Confession (Honeycomb vocal mix) (Honeycomb Music)
23. John Daly – Journey’s End (Love Fever)


Soul-Identity Music on Likwid #026 02/12/16

Weekly Fridays 5pm-7pm (GMT) on Likwid London. Soul-Identity Music. 2 hours of upfront and classic soulful underground music. Friday afternoons are the new Sunday afternoons as we move slots, but our agenda is still the same, as we continue to bring you the finest new music around and pairing it with forgotten classics from days gone by. This week, we kick off proceedings with some killer soul music from Lee Fields & The Expressions, and Hannah Williams & The Affirmations before hitting our stride with recent material from XOA, Duke Hugh, Common and Nosizwe to name a few. In the second hour this week, it’s all about the modern soul and disco with a strictly vinyl selection straight off the shelf! Thanks for listening.

Originally aired Friday 2nd December 2016.


1. Lee Fields & The Expressions – I’m Coming Home (Big Crown Records)
2. Hannah Williams & The Affirmations – Fool (Freestyle Records)
3. XOA – Storm Windows (feat Anthony Jospeh) (One House Records)
4. Duke Hugh – Believe (Rhythm Section International )
5. The KutiMangoes – Red Rain (Tramp Records)
6. LaMont Johnson – Calypso After Nine (Masterscores)
7. Common – The Day Women Took Over (feat BJ The Chicago Kid) (Def Jam)
8. Nosizwe – Breathe (feat Guilty Simpson, René McLean & Naima McLean) (So Real International)
9. St. Beauty – Borders (Wondaland Records)
10. Dawn Richard – Sands (Local Action Records)
11. Yesking – Hardground (BBE Records)
12. Kutiman – 6AM (Siyal Music)
13. Myele Manzanza – Montara (First Word Records)

14. Harris & Orr – Spread Love (Long Version) (Kay Dee Records)
15. Luther Davis Group – To Be Free (Soul Cal)
16. Brother and Sister – Rock It Down (Shtup City Records)
17. Debbie Jacobs – High On Your Love (MCA)
18. The Fantastic Aleems – Hooked On Your Love (Panorama Records)
19. Billy Nichols – Give Your Body Up To The Music (West End Records)
20. Bonnie Oliver – Come Inside My Love (Lejoint)
21. The Independent Movement – Slippin’ Away (Polydor)
22. The Lower East Side Pipes – Disorganized Confusion (Sacred Rhythm Music)


Weekly Sundays 5pm-7pm (GMT) on Likwid London ( Soul-Identity Music. 2 hours of upfront and classic soulful underground music. Another week, another batch of great music to delve inside. This time around there’s excellent sounds from Jorja Smith, Charlotte Day Wilson, Dawn Richard and Diggs Duke in the first hour, as well as a super nice DJ Jazzy Jeff and James Poyser remix of Moonchild. In the second, we up the tempo a little with more from the recent Yussef Kamal and Tenderlonious releases, and a batch of deeper electronic cuts in the mix. Thanks for listening!

Originally aired Sunday 27th November 2016.


1. Jorja Smith – Imperfect Circle (FAMM)
2. Charlotte Day Wilson – Where Do You Go (Charlotte Day Wilson)
3. Moonchild – The Truth (DJ Jazzy Heff and James Poyser Remix) (Tru Thoughts)
4. RC & The Gritz – Anxiety (Ropeadope)
5. Durham University Big Band – Already There (Bandcamp Self Released)
6. TriForce – Mikayoko (Jazz Re:freshed)
7. Dawn Richard – LA (feat Trombone Shorty) (Local Action)
8. Diggs Duke – The Poet (Following is Leading)
9. Paper Tiger – Ooh (Hector Plimmer Remix) (feat Pyramid Vritra) (Wah Wah 45s)
10. Camp Lo – World Heist – Episode #1 – On the Way to Xenobia’s (Sounblock/Persia Records/Blingnot Medi)
11. Slum Village – Ooh Wee (Ne’Astra Music)
12. Letherette – Bad Sign (feat Jed & Lucia) (Ninja Tune)
13. St. Germain – How Dare You (Atjazz Remix) (Parlophone France)
14. Sun Ra – Sometimes I’m Happy (Strut Records)
15. Ben L’Oncle Soul – A Very Good Year (Mercury)

16. Ssighborggg feat Luna – Time Eater (Gold Panda Recover) (City Slang)
17. Yussef Kamaal – Strings of Light (Brownswood)
18. Tenderlonious – Autumn Leaves (22a)
19. Nicholas – Alma (feat Paul Cut) (Church)
20. Modified Man – System is Fatal (Albert’s Favourites)
21. Dan Shake – Out of Sight (Black Acre)
22. Hubert Clarke Jr – No Look For Trouble (Wolf Music Recordings)
23. Duke Hugh – Your Number (Rhythm Section International )
24. Colm K – Time Again (R2 Records)
25. Tall Black Guy – Rocking From Beginning To End (feat Kenny Keys) (First Word Records)
26. LIKE – Midnight In Paris (Jakarta Records)


Soul-Identity Music on Likwid #023 06/11/16 By Likwid

Weekly Sundays 5pm-7pm (GMT) on Likwid London ( Soul-Identity Music. 2 hours of upfront and classic soulful underground music. There’s plenty of goodness in this week’s show with new music from the likes of Common, Tenderlonious, Tall Black Guy, Gabriel Garzón-Montano and RC & The Gritz, as well as reissued material from Ojeda Penn and The Parker Brothers. In the second hour, it’s all about the vinyl, as we once again Dig A Little and drop some obscure and classic material from the shelves. Thanks for listening!

Originally aired Sunday 6th November 2016.


1. RC & the Gritz – Lessons (Ropeadope)
2. Tommaso Cappellato – R’n’Free (Mashibeats/Ropeadope)
3. Kenneth Whalum – Might Not Be OK (feat Big K.R.I.T.) (Whalum Records)
4. Common – A Bigger Picture Called Free (feat Syd & Bilal) (Def Jam)
5. Yussef Kamal – Black Focus (Brownswood Recordings)
6. Gabriel Garzón-Montano – Sour Mango (Stones Throw Records)
7. Tall Black Guy – Don’t Box Me In (feat 80s Babies) (First Word Records)
8. Fortunes – 501’s (Future Classic)
9. Aaron “Ab” Abernathy – Bachelorette (feat Phonte & Black) (Aaron Abernathy)
10. Gallant – Skipping Stones (feat Jhené Aiko) (Mind of a Genius Records)
11. The Parker Brothers – Lady Day (Favorite Recordings)
12. Tenderlonious – Song For My Father (22a)
13. Henry Wu & Tito Wun – Cheese N Kraut (Tartlette)
14. Manu Delago – A Step (feat Pete Josef) (Tru Thoughts)

15. Ojeda Penn – Brotherson (Rare Long Disco Instrumental Version) (Mukatsuku Records)
16. Corky McClerkin – Searchin’ For The Soul (WinCor)
17. Pleasure – Selim (Fantasy)
18. Shigeharu Mukai – Dragon Fanatic (Better Days)
19. Tom Browne – Fungi Mama / Bebopafunkadiscolypso (Arista)
20. Tribe – Tribe (ABC Records)
21. Dennis Coffey And The Detroit Guitar Band – Big City Funk (Sussex)
22. Sting – Pleasure (ABC Records)
23. Made in U.S.A. – Shake Your Body (De-Lite Records)
24. Ted Coleman Band – Sweet Bird (BBE / JSR Records)
25. Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle – The L.B.C. (Ropeadope)