favourite things | 9.17

favourite things 9.17 Madlib, Rapsody feat. Busta Rhymes, El Michels Affair, Will Sessions feat. Wendell Harrison, 30/70, Oddisee, Danny Watts feat. Aye Mitch, Chester Watson, Mick Jenkins, Young RJ feat. Joyner Lucas & Statik Selektah, EarthGang, Ivan Ave, FloFilz, Reginald Omas Mamode IV, Mecca:83 feat. Monma, Mndsgn, B. Cool-Aid feat. Swarvy, Budamunk & Yotaro feat. TSuggs, James Vickery feat. Blue Lab Beats, DAYO feat. Simo Jelqzkov, The JuJu Exchange, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Matt Martians feat. Kaytranada & Badbadnotgood, BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Colin Stetson, Jordan Rakei, Vibration Black Finger feat. Maggie Nicols, Broadstrokes, Silo, KUPLA, Roberto Echo, René Schier, DJM trio, Kaytranada, Samiyam, Carlos Niño & Friends

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carlos niño & friends | flutes, echoes, it’s all happening!


“Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!” is the fourth in an ongoing series of highly collaborative records by Carlos Niño & Friends, and features Madlib, Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Iasos, Luis Pérez Ixoneztli, Dexter Story, and more.

Los Angeles’ Carlos Niño is the exalted producer, composer, percussionist, DJ, ensemble orchestrator, and mentor who has traversed the multitude of music scenes the city has birthed within the last two decades. Host of the influential Spaceways Radio (1995-2015) on KPFK in Los Angeles, his curation of playlists run in complete parallel to his original compositions and collaborations collected on this album: “Psychedelic Love Music and classic, obscure and experimental recordings from around the world!”. This is Space Collage Hybrid music!

Worldwide release date is set to April 22nd, out on Leaving Records. The vinyl will be available exclusively at Stones Throw, digital pre-oder now on Bandcamp. Listen to the title track “It’s All Happening” featuring Madlib, Jamire Williams and Dexter Story, strings by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson after the jump.

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Carlos Niño’s new album “AURORASMUSHROOMTENDERNESS” out on disques corde, features Deantoni Parks, Farmer Dave Scher, Kelsey Gonzalez, Cut Chemist, Dexter Story and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. Stream the preview mix after the jump and watch the official video of ‘Enter The Nowosphere’, directed and edited by Azul Niño. Official release date was 16th July 2014, order online direct or on Amazon. Read the Carlos Nino special interview on stripe-dot.

“Enjoying this new music flow … Charming, magical, serene, uplifting, trance inducing … the talk section is precious … Love,” – LARAAJI

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ocean swim mix

Carlos Niño - Ocean Swim Mix

Enjoyo Carlos Niño‘s 2010 released “Ocean Swim Mix” purchase here.

Tracklist: 01. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson:Intro Piano 02. The Life Force Trio – Dream Of Los Angeles With Clear 03. Ammoncontact – Beat no12 04. Joy Jones – Constellations 05. Neo Muyanga – Mamaka 06. Carlos Niño – Bizarre Bazar 07. Hu Vibrational – Sahel 08. GB – Brasilian Drums 09. Daedelus – Back Doorbell 10. Grace Woodroofe – Kensington with Lloyd 11. Build An Ark – Improvisation Day 3 12. Dwight Tribe and The Oasis of Peace – Peace and Love (Trevors Mood) 13. Exile – In Love 14. Teebs – Why Like This 15. Jesse Peterson with Carlos Niño – Sonar(Mall of Hearers) 16. Grant Leuchtner – Boos World 17. Gaby Hernandez – The Tropics 18. Flying Lotus – Heat For Otis 19. Whats The Science? – Matemaatikon 20. Tribe – How Do We End All Of This Madness 21. The Young Jazz Rebels (Madlib) – Miss K 22. Jesse Peterson with Carlos Niño – Big Sur 23. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Outro Violin

what the world needs now …

build an ark

Los Angeles based ensemble Build An Ark came together to promote calm and peace in the world. The band is lead by producer Carlos Niño and vocalist Dwight Trible and includes members such as Phil Ranelin, Nate Morgan, Adam Rudolph, Derf Reklaw amongst others. Have a listen to below and purchase their albums on iTunes.

Build An Ark – What The World Needs Now Is Love

Build An Ark – Sunshine

Support: Discogs // Kindred Spirits // Build An Ark

fall in love

j dilla - fall in love

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – J Dilla’s Fall In Love

Flying Lotus – Fall In Love (J Dilla Tribute)

Gap Mangione – Diana in the Autumn Wind

Support: Official // Facebook // Stones Throw

selected: miguel atwood-ferguson

selected: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

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Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Find A Way (feat. Carlos Nino)

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Illa J – Sounds Like Love (Carlos Nino & Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s In Space Remix)

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The Roots – Antiquity (feat. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson)

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Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Some Day We’ll All Be Free (feat. Bilal)

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Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Deliver The World (feat. Aloe Blacc)

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