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Shazam’d Music From 2017

I know most of the music blogs and magazines are doing “2017 wrap ups” right now but I thought I would do something slightly different. I thought I would select some of my favourite Shazam’d tracks this year. I’m also that guy in the restaurant, bar, house party, shamelessly Shazaming anything that sounds interesting or I haven’t heard before.

I’m warning you, this is a VERY RANDOM mix of music. I’m the type of person who gets excited about hearing a track I’ve never heard before, and so most (not all, but most) of this music is something you’ve probably never heard of before. The mix might not be fore everyone (If you don’t like a track… just hit the next button). But if you are brave enough, come on a journey of discover with me over my favourite Shazam’d tracks from 2017.

Shazam’d Music From 2017

Dec 16th
The Black Ghosts – Water Will Find A Way (Panton & Cyron B Dub)

Dec 15th
Reggie Dokes – Chicago Pimp

Dec 10th
Four Tet – Ocoras
I was trying to prove to someone that a song we were listening to in a bar in Peckham was in fact Four Tet.

Dec 3rd
Jules Venturini: Flying Kites / Keep Me Close / Trace of Smoke
This album was on when I was in Rough Trade records looking for some vinyl Christmas gifts.

Nov 27th
Herb Alpert – Rise (Digital Visions Re-Edit)

Nov 24th
HABIB KOITE -Batoumambe
Heard this on the Charlie Bones morning show on NTS Radio. I get a lot of inspiration from this show. Charlie is more of a philosopher than a DJ. He’s not the best mixer, but he has fantastic eclectic taste in music and he always has an interesting story to tell.

Nov 23th
Calexico – Crystal Frontier (Widescreen)

Nov 22nd
Link Wray – Fire And Brimstone

Nov 19th
Connan Mockasin – Faking Jazz Together

Nov 19th
Kamasi Washington – Truth

Nov 14th
Bruce Springsteen – State Trooper (Trentemøller Mix)
An amazing remix of a classic Bruce Springsteen track. Trentemøller dials up the darkness on an already dark Springsteen single.

Nov 10th
Had the pleasure of going to the Black Axe Mangal pop-up restaurant in November at the Shoreditch House. The food was amazing of course, but what I didn’t know is that the owner was good friends with Action Bronson. As a result, the playlist at the restaurant was a top shelf mix of hip hop, rap and rock n roll. There were so many great tracks to choose from, but here are two I Shazam’d under the table during dinner.
Group Home – Inna Citi Life

Action Bronson – Easy Rider

Nov 7th
Claro Intelecto – Kozyrev’s Mirror

Nov 6th
Warpaint – The Stall

Nov 6th
Mahendra Kapoor & Asha Bhosle – Dil Beqarar
soundtrack from a classic Bollywood movie, heard in a cab in London
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sf4Vx9vyakA

Nov 4th
John Prine – Let’s Talk Dirty In Hawaiian

Nov 1st
Van Morrison – Into The Mystic

Oct 23th
Rhythm & Sound – See Mi Version (Basic Reshape)

Oct 12th
Phonique For – The Time Being

Oct 11th
Ozo – Anambra

Oct 10th
Los Walker’s De Huanuco – Todos Vuelven

Oct 10th
Drake – Get it Together

Sep 6th
Kelly Lee Owens – CBM

Aug 18th
Sniffle Party – Waving

Jul 30
Bjork – I Miss You (Dobie Rub Part One-Sunshine Mix)

Jul 9
T. Rex – 20th Century Boy

Jul 9
The Stone Roses – Waterfall
Yes, I Shazam’d this track. And no, I don’t know who The Stone Roses are. I’m an American living in London. I missed the craze behind The Stone Roses. Sorry person standing next to me giving me dirty looks when I was holding my phone up to the speaker for this one. I know who The Stone Roses are now.

Jun 16th
808INK – Suede Jaw

Jun 16th
6th Borough Project – Someday

Jun 2nd
The New Seekers – Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Ma

May 26th
Ida Corr vs Fedde Le Grand – Let Me Think About It

Apr 27
William Onyeabor – Ride On Baby (Ver 2)

Apr 26
Los Gaiteros De San Jacinto – Fuego De Cumbia / Dub De Sangre Pura (Dub Mix)

Apr 13
Mr. Oizo – Positif
This track will collapse your brain!

Apr 13
John Adams & San Francisco Symphony – Grand Pianola Music: Part II-On The Dominant Divide

Apr 12
Succhiamo – Succhiamo

Mar 27
Quasimoto – Catchin’ The Vibe

Mar 23
Mike Dehnert – Track Providing Home

Mar 22
Anushka – Kendrick (Too Hot Outside edit)

Mar 21
Mac Miller – Dang!

Mar 19
Cesaria Evora – Angola (Carl Craig’s remix)

Mar 16
Detroit Swindle – 64 Ways

Mar 12
Burial – Come Down To Us

Mar 9
Poolside – California Sunset

Mar 6
Pixel Music – M-Theory

Mar 4
Toots & The Maytals – Johnny Coolman

Mar 3
Deep Technique – Shot (Forteba’s Instrumental Mix)

Mar 3
Dark Sky – Acadia

Mar 3
Vis A Vis – Obi Agye Me Dofo

Mar 2
Rufus Wainwright – Going To A Town

Mar 1
Corbu – We Are Sound (Charles Webster Club Mix)

Feb 28
Session Victim – Good Intentions

Feb 23
XL Middleton – This Funk Ain’t No Phase

Feb 21
Nu – Man O To

Feb 20
SIS – Machiste

Feb 14th
Nathan Fake – The Sky Was Pink (Holden remix)

Feb 12th
Pepe Bradock – Deep Burnt

Feb 10th
Inna De Yard – Let The Water Run Dry

Feb 8th
Autechre – Eggshell

Jan 28th
Coeur De Pirate – Comme Des Enfants (remix Par Le Matos)

Jan 8th
Quantic & Nickodemus – Mi Swing Es Tropical