Playing tracks by
Sampa The Great, Gang Starr feat. J. Cole, Pitch 92, CMPND, The Mouse Outfit and Kill Miami (feat. OneDa) and more.
This show was 12th in the global disco chart, 18th in the global beats chart, 23rd in the global jazz chart, 50th in the global soul chart and 76th in the global hip hop chart.
Our top picks from 2019, selected from this year's Beats & Pieces shows.
Hip hop from Sampa The Great (Ninja Tune), Gang Starr, Harleighblu & Bluestaeb and Suff Daddy (Jakarta Records), soul/jazz from Rosie Lowe (Wolf Tone), Seba Kaapstad (Mello Music Group), Michael Kiwanuka (Polydor), Inflo (Back to Mine), KOKOROKO (Brownswood) and London Afrobeat Collective and Gaijin Blues (Shapes of Rhythm), with disco/house closing out from Dan Shake (Sulta Selects Silver Service), Cotton Wolf (Bubblewrap Collective), Bonobo (Ninja Tune) and Coda Deep (BBE).
Big thanks to the stations who syndicate the show: Ozren at Radio Nula in Slovenia, Yunnes at Ness Radio in Marrakech and Daniel at Totally Radio in Brighton.
Recorded in South London (UK), hosted by Get Down Sounds co-founder IDLMNDS.
Photo credit: Marc R. R. Dorda