Choice and popular tunes from the Monolith Cocktail playlist


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Photograph courtesy of Steve Thomson (aka @OrganicPanda).


Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

So here is the inaugural selection of delights, which you can hear each week at our ‘sunday social’ sessions in Chichester.

Alice Coltrane

Alice Coltrane (feat. Pharoah Sanders) ‘Journey In Satchindananda’ (Impulse! Records) 1970





The Electric Flag ‘Killing Floor’ (Columbia) 1968





Deerhunter ‘Dream Captain’ (4AD) 2013





Explosions ‘Garden Of Four Trees’ (Gold Cup 45″)





Dudley Moore Trio ‘Song For Suzy’ (Atlantic) 1972





Gnonnas Pedro Et Ses Panchos ‘Okpo Videa Bassouo’ (Analog Africa) 2009







Choice and popular tunes from the Monolith Cocktail playlist

Hardcore Jollies


Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

This week’s congruous and varied selection includes carnal samba sways from Angola, plastic soul glam lamented pop, golden era UK Afrocentric Hip Hop, plaintive cosmic sloppy funk, and a British beat group honouring Dylan.


Carlos Lamartine ‘Bassoka’ (Analog Africa) 2013



T-Rex ‘Light Of Love’ (Casablanca) 1974



MC Mell’O’ ‘A Total Eclipse Of The Art’ (Republic Records) 1990



Funkadelic ‘Soul Mate’ (Warner Bros.) 1976



The Hollies ‘I Shall Be Released’ (Parlophone) 1969







Music Machine selection 003

 

Weekly readers will know the score by now, five ‘choice’ tracks from the Cafe Revue sessions. For those of you who’ve never visited or haven’t had the chance to follow our selections, here’s the deal.

Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

The Flames ‘Hold On I’m Coming’ 1969




Digable Planets ‘Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)’ (Elektra) 1992




David Bowie ‘Across The Universe’ (RCA) 1975




Marijata ‘Mother Africa’ (Gapophone Records) 1976




The Music Machine ’96 Tears’ (Original Sounds) 1966








Roy Budd reissue of fear is the key s/t


Weekly readers will surely know the score by now, five ‘choice’ tracks from the Cafe Revue sessions. For those of you who’ve never visited or haven’t had the chance to follow our selections, here’s the deal.

Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

All years are taken from the versions we play, whether off subsequent later compilations, reissues or, in many cases the original.

Noah Howard Group ‘Olé’ (Jazzman) 2013




Riot Jazz Brass Band ‘Necropolis’ (First Word) 2013




Colosseum ‘The Kettle’ (Vertigo) 1969





Roy Budd ‘Bayou Blues’ (Pye Records) 1972




Dennis Wilson ‘Pacific Ocean Blues’ (Caribou) 1977






Hal Singer and Jef Gilson

Weekly readers will surely know the score by now, five ‘choice’ tracks from the Cafe Revue sessions. For those of you who’ve never visited or haven’t had the chance to follow our selections, here’s the deal.

Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

All years are taken from the versions we play, whether off subsequent later compilations, reissues or, in many cases the original.

Fanga ‘Crache La Douleur’ (Tramp Records) 2011

Jagwar Ma ‘Come Save Me’ (Mom + Pop) 2013


Vieux Farka Toure ‘Safare’ (Six Degrees) 2013

Hal Singer & Jef Gilson ‘Chant Inca’ (Kindred Spirits) 2007

East-West Pipeline ‘You Could Be’ (UNI Records) 1971







Monolith selection 006


For those of you who’ve never visited or haven’t had the chance to follow our selections, here’s the deal: five ‘choice’ tracks from our resident Cafe Revue sessions.

Via our Spotify account and residency at the Attibassi cafe in Chichester, a selection of tracks each week: covering a myriad of musical styles from spiritual jazz, Krautrock, psych, soundtracks, Afrobeat, Highlife, soul, R&B, golden age of Hip Hop…the list is endless.

All years are taken from the versions we play, whether off subsequent later compilations, reissues or, in many cases the original.

Mama Rosin ‘Bye Bye Birdy Black (Part 2)’ (Moi J’connais Records) 2012



The Byrds ‘Artificial Energy’ (Columbia) 1968



The Standells ‘Batman’ (Tower) 1967



The UMC’S ‘One To Grow On’ (Wild Pitch/ EMI) 1991



Bongos Ikuwe & The Groovies ‘You’ve Gotta Help Yourself’ (Soundway) 2008




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