Vote Now!!!!! #TheIllicitGroovesPoll2019 Is Open.

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Full List of Nominations 

Favourite Track of 2019

Nominations listed in tracklist order of the accompanying playlist.

  1. Antonio Lyons feat. Refilwe Madumo – My Africa (Rage Itwasa Remix) (Grooveland Brazil)

  2. Isaac Birituro & Rail Abandon – Highlife (Wah Wah 45s)

  3. Tenesha the Wordsmith – Why White Folks Can’t Call Me Nigga (On The Corner)

  4. A. Billi Free – Flourish (Tokyo Dawn Records)

  5. Scrimshire feat. Emma Jean Thackray – Won’t Get Better (Albert’s Favourites)

  6. Alicia Olatuja – People Make The World Go Round (Resilience Music)

  7. Kolinga – Time (Talakle Production)

  8. SEED Ensemble feat – XANA – Afronaut (Jazz Re:Freshed)

  9. Sanja  Markovic – It Has Always Been This Way (Unreleased)

  10. Joe Armon-Jones feat. Georgia Anne-Muldrew – Yellow Dandelion (Brownswood Recordings)

  11. Ashley Henry – Realisations (Sony Music)

  12. Ezra Collective – You Can’t Steal My Joy (Enter The Jungle)

  13. Ashley Henry – Cranes (In The Sky) (Sony Music)

  14. Nubiyan Twist feat. Nubiya Brandon – Jungle Run (Strut Records)

  15. The Bongo Hop – Agua Fria (TheUnderdRecords)

  16. Betsayda Machado & Parranda El Clavo – Pueblo De Fiesta (Odelia)

  17. Elektrik Afrika – Mafungo (Out Take Dub) (Atypical Dopeness)

  18. Arema Arega – Que La Conga (Independent Release by the Artist)

Favourite Album

Nominations listed in tracklist order of the tunes selected from each album for the accompanying playlist.

  1. KOKOROKO – Uman from the album KOKOROKO (Brownswood Recordings)

  2. Ezra Collective – Sao Paolo from the album You Can’t Steal My Joy (Enter The Jungle)

  3. The Lewis Express – Danca De Duas Maos from the album Clap Your Hands (ATA)

  4. Yelfris Valdes – After Sly from the album For The Ones (Musica Macondo)

  5. Scrimshire feat. Joshua Idahen & Chip Wickham – Theme For Us from the album Listeners (Albert’s Favourites)

  6. Daniel Maunick – One Nite Stand from the album Macumba Quebrada (Far Out Recordings)

  7. A. Billi Free – Movement from the album I Luma (Tokyo Dawn Records)

  8. The Rurals feat. Rogiers – Restore from the album Vibrational Effects (Peng Records)

  9. Nubiyan Twist feat. Mulatu Astatke – From Addis to London from the album Jungle Run (Strut Records)

  10. Ashley Henry – Starchild from the album Beautiful Vinyl Hunter (Sony Music)

  11. Guts – Ja Nao Ha Mais from the album Philanthropiques (Heavenly Sweetness)

  12. Isaac Birituro & Rail Abandon – Yesu Yan Yan from the album Kalba (Wah Wah 45s)

  13. Marcos Valle – Ola Quem Te Chegando from the album Sempre (Far Out Recordings)

  14. Cotonete – Isaac Washington from the album Super Villains (Heavenly Sweetness)

  15. Nerija – Equanimous from the album Blume (Domino Recording Company)

  16. Ruby Rushton – Eleven Grapes from the album Ironside (22A)

  17. SEED Ensemble feat. Mr Ekow – Interplanetary Migration from the album Driftglass (Jazz Re:freshed)

  18. The Comet Is Coming – Astral Travelling from the album Trust In The Lifeforce of The Deep Mystery (Impulse)

Favourite Re-Issue Album or EP

Nominations listed in tracklist order of the tunes selected from each album for the accompanying playlist.

  1. Dila – Inez from the album Dila (Far Out Recordings)

  2. Anna Mazotti – Agora Ou Nunca Mais from the album Anna Mazotti (Far Out Recordings)

  3. J. Dilla – Love Jones (Extended) from the EP The Shining Ep2 (BBE Music)

  4. Azymuth – Castelo (Version 1) from the album Demos (Far Out Recordings)

  5. Fairuz – Al Bostah from the album Wahdon (We Want Sounds)

  6. Roy Ayers – Good, Good Music from the album Silver Vibrations (BBE Music)

  7. Alice Clark – Hey Girl from the album Alice Clark (We Want Sounds)

  8. Sphere – Unknown 1 from the album Inside Ourselves (180 Proof)

  9. Pan-African People’s Arkestra conducted by Harold Tapscott – The Call from the album The Call (Outernational Records)

  10. Makoto Terashita meets Harold Land – Dragon Dance from the album Topography (BBE Music)

  11. Hugo Heredia – Tunita from the album Mananita Pampera (Jazz Room Records)

  12. Ebo Taylor – Help Africa from the album Palaver (BBE Music)

Favourite Compilation

Each compilation is hyperlinked to its own dedicated  #AcrossTheTracksCompilationoftheWeek mix.  Simply click each album to be directed to the mix.

Paul Murphy presents The Jazz room

Paul Murphy (BBE)

Modern Jazz Dance Classics Vol 1

Jeff the Fish (MJDC)

Nigeria 70

Duncan Brooker (Strut)

Two Tribes

Tobi Kirsch and Ubbo Gronewold (Agogo)

Afro and Latin House vol 1

Edson Edground (Grooveland Brazil)

If You’re Not part of the Solution: Soul, Politics And Spirituality In Jazz 1967-1975

Dean Rudland (BGP)

Mr Bongo Record Club Vol 3

David Buttle and Gareth Stephens, assisted by Graham Luckhurst and Gary Johnson (Mr Bongo)

Guts Straight From The Decks

Guts (Heavenly Sweetness)

Allo Love Vol. 8

Chris Goss (Wah Wah 45)

Jambu (E Os Miticos Sons Da Aamazonia)

Samy Ben Redjeb and Carlos Xavier (Analog Africa)

Freestyle Afro & Latin

(Freestyle Records)

This Is Mainstream

Mia and Judd Apatow (We Want Sounds)

Sunny Side Up

MD Silentjay (Brownswood Recordings)

You Need This Vol 3

Jean Claude (BBE Music)

J Jazz Vol 2

Mike Peden & Jeff Higgins (BBE Music)

Return To Mother’s Garden: More Funky Sounds of Female Africa 1971-1982

(Africa Seven)

Stylin’ 900 selected by Ennio Styles

Ennio Styles

Sol Vibrations: Latin Dance Movements

Jeff the Fish (MJDC)



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