Monday Morning Mixtape 322

Credit: Megan Wong

Coast from 1993 post-bop jazz and 1977 dub to 1976 modern soul and zouk.

This week is curated by Jethro Curtin and Lachlan Stuckey who run Melbourne-based cinematic soul label College Of Knowledge Records, in addition to being core members of the label’s central project and supremely talented band, Surprise Chef.

In their words: “This mix is a brew of meditative, cinematic jazz and uplifting ‘modern soul’, featuring a handful of new and forthcoming tracks from the College Of Knowledge catalogue. These pieces strike a balance of reflectiveness and positivity, two qualities essential to a peaceful and productive Monday morning in our household.”

Be sure to keep an eye out for forthcoming Surprise Chef album ‘Daylight ‘Savings out October 16th via Mr Bongo / College Of Knowledge Records. Preorder your copy over on Bandcamp now.

Surprise Chef – College Welcome
Stanley Cowell – Travelling Man
Catalyst – A Tear and a Smile
Snooch Dodd & The Pro-Teens – Peppery Weapons
The Fabulous Three – Odyssey Revised
Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks – Africa Calling
Johnny Nicol – Time Is Running Out
Jon Lucien – Maiden Voyage
Tal Armstrong – You’ve Got So Much Feeling (In Your Love)
Jon Lucien – Would You Believe In Me
Emílio Santiago – Bananeira
Julius Brockington & The Magic Force – This Feeling (Freedom)
Darwins Theory – Keep On Smiling
Camille Soprann Hildevert – Soprann Aux Antilles
Don Cherry – Karmapa Chenno

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