Some audio stuffs

Christmas is great for a number of things:  the increasingly rare free time you get with family and friends, the chilling cold that gives way to the will of the artificial fireplace, and increasingly rare and decadent poultries. The soundtrack to all of these great things is pretty pants though, at least on the hundredth time. Now you can’t not play Christmas music during Christmas, but come Wednesday here’s a tidy antidote compiled by me and some friends over the cause of a few months via the internets. I will be compiling another list of music of a different hue sometime before the New Year, or maybe after. Either way, Enjoy*.

Saafir – Light Sleeper

Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough

The Police – Voices In My Head

A Tribe Called Quest – Practice Session

Godfather Don – Voices

Jneiro Jarel – Lock Down 

Manner Effect – Flying

Cannibal Ox – Vein

Common – Payback Is A Grandmother

RZA – NYC Everything

RZA – Bloody Samurai

William Devaughn – Be Thankful For What You Got

Ghostface – flowers (original)

Terrortome – can tan ya riddim

Edu Lobo – Vento Bravo

UGK – International Players Anthem

Fatoumata Diawara – Wilile

Cas – Spaced

Jeru The Damaja – The Bullshit

Oddisee – The Need Superficial

Milkbone – This One Or That One

Danny Brown – Change

JJ DOOM – Dawg Friendly

Freddie Joachim – When You Sleep

Vijay Iyer Trio – Mystic Brew

Vijay Iyer Trio – Human Nature

Flying Lotus – Getting There

Nas – It Ain’t Hard To Tell

Blu – The Clean Hand

Joshua Redman – Put It In Your Pocket

Bill Fresel – 1968

Rebirth Brass Band feat Derick Tabb – Treme 2011

Esbjorn Svenson Trio – Seven days of falling

*Sorry I couldn’t be bothered to get all these MP3s, I’m sure you can catch-em-all.