To kick it off I put on this 86-minute set from Simon Green aka Bonobo, playing his trademark downtempo with a full live band. Sax, keys, guitar, drums, a soulful vocalist, the whole package. Whenever they say "this is off the new album," they're talking about this one.
Next I made a playlist and started with the very chill Bonobo debut, Animal Magic. Click on the artwork for each of them to get more information about the artist:
Two years later came the One Offs, Remix and B-side album:
The chilled-out collaborative effort from the two New York DJs:
Two slower ones from my favorite Brooklyn duo:
To give it a kick, two local instrumental debuts that I go back to over and over:
and the finale to my favorite Andrew Bird album, Fingerlings 3:
Andrew Bird - Ethiobirds