Phonic FM – 18/2/24

We said RIP to Marlena Shaw + Aston “Family Man” Barrett; offered a word to the wise re bona fide national treasure Val Wilmer’s Desert Island Discs episode, available until 28/2/24 on BBC Sounds at, mentioned the new documentary “Getting It Back: The Story of Cymande”. (In your cinemas now. Saw it last night, definitely worth seeing!) New album and up-coming tour from Morgan Harper Jones, new Nick Drake cover from The Modern Folk & Jazz Ensemble; new from Fabiano do Nascimento, Audrey Powne, YĪN YĪN, Quantic and Norwegian Jazz pianist, Espen Berg; classics from Joan Armatrading, Thelonious Monk, Héctor Lavoe, Labi Siffre (NB The Holdovers soundtrack) and oodles more.

YĪN YĪNThe Year Of The RabbitMount Matsu
QuanticTikurinDancing While Falling 
Audrey PowneFeed the Fire (Atjazz Remix)Download
Goma LacaCala Boca MeninoGoma Laca E.P  
Opa African BirdBack Home
CymandeThe MessageCymande
Pedro BermudezEl Jbaro Y Su Libertad (Featuring David Morales El Capitan De La Salsa)La Revelación
Edwin PerezTo El Mundo Quiere SalchichaDirecto Al Punto
Morgan Harper-JonesAlone With YouUp To The Glass  
The Modern Folk & Jazz Ensemble  Parasite  (ft. Kindelan)7″/Download
Marlena ShawYu-Ma/Go Away Little BoySweet Beginnings
Marlena Shaw Let’s Wade In The Water
Joan Armatrading  Love and Affection Love and Affection 
Labi Siffre Crying, Laughing, Loving, Lying
Thelonious Monk Criss Cross Criss Cross 
Fabiano do NascimentoMeianoiteMundo Solo
Dj Ricky CampanelliBuscando la Verdad (feat. Jimmy Bosch)Alma de Rumbero
José Mangual Jr.Pa Que Te CuentoMis Mejores Exitos
The Upsetters Elephant Rock14 Dub Blackboard Jungle [Bonus Tracks]
Augustus Pablo  King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown 
Bob Marley & The WailersPimper’s Paradise Uprising 
Quatre Etoiles  OmbaAfrican Moves Vol. 3
Héctor Lavoe & Willie ColónTodo Tiene Su FinalA Man And His Music: La Voz
Héctor Lavoe Vamos A Reír Un PocoLa Voz
Espen Berg Acres of DewWater Fabric