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Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Mix by Gilles Peterson
RIP Gil Scott-Heron (1st April 1949 – 27th May 2011)
01. Gil Scott Heron — Offering (Midnight Band - The First Minute Of A New Day, 1974) Flying Dutchman 02. Gil Scott-Heron — Essex (From South Africa To South Carolina, 1975) Arista 03. Gil Scott-Heron — Fell Together (From South Africa To South Carolina, 1975) Arista 04. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — The Bottle (Winter In America, 1974) TVT 05. Gil Scott Heron & Jamie XX — I’ll Take Care Of You (We’re New Here, 2011) XL 06. Gil Scott-Heron — Alien (1980, 1980) Arista 07. Gil Scott-Heron — Whitey On The Moon (Small Talk At 125th And Lenox, 1970) Flying Dutchman 08. Gil Scott-Heron — Did You Hear What they Said (Free Will, 1972) Flying Dutchman 09. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — We Almost Lost Detroit (Bridges, 1977) Arista 10. Gil Scott-Heron — Angel Dust (Secrets, 1978) Arista 11. Gil Scott-Heron — No Knock (Free Will, 1972) Flying Dutchman 12. Gil Scott-Heron — The Revolution WIll Not Be Televised (The Revolution WIll Not Be Televised, 1974) Flying Dutchman 13. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — It’s Your World (It’s Your World, 1976) Arista 14. Gil Scott-Heron — Fast Lane (Moving Target, 1982) Arista 15. Gil Scott-Heron — B Movie (Reflections, 1981) Arista 16. Gil Scott-Heron — Lady Day & John Coltrane (Pieces Of A Man, 1971) Flying Dutchman 17. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — It’s Your World (It’s Your World, 1976) Arista 18. Gil Scott-Heron Gil Scott-Heron — Fast Lane (Moving Target, 1982) Arista 19. Gil Scott-Heron — Lady Day & John Coltrane (Pieces Of A Man, 1971) Flying Man 20. Gil Scott-Heron — Everyday (Small Talk At 125th And Lenox, 1970) Flying Dutchman 21. Gil Scott-Heron — Grandma’s Hands (Reflections, 1981) Arista 22. Gil Scott-Heron — Winter In America (Winter In America, 1974) TVT 23. Gil Scott-Heron — Spirits (Spirits, 1994) TVT 24. Gil Scott-Heron — Is That Jazz (I’m New Here, 2010) XL 25. Gil Scott-Heron — Rivers Of My Fathers (Winter In America, 1974) TVT 26. Gil Scott Heron & Brian Jackson — Home Is Where The Hatred Is (I’m New Here, 2010) XL 27. Gil Scott-Heron — Johannesburg (1975) Arista 28. Gil Scott-Heron — Peace With You Brother (Winter In America,1974) TVT
Remembering Trish Keenan, Singer For Broadcast : All Songs Considered Blog
"In the present, we are always in memory." —Broadcast vocalist Trish Keenan (from an interview with The Wire magazine in 2009)
"If you didn’t know much about Trish Keenan, it was easy to mistake her for an emotionally detached artist. Her ethereal voice seemed to float effortlessly above a psychedelic haze, never appearing to convey a specific feeling. But anyone who dug deeper into Broadcast’s discography and interviews over the years knows that Keenan was anything but remote.
Keenan wasn’t concerned with her own agenda. She strove to distance her art from clear beginnings, middles and ends, and found joy in the happy accidents of sound effects and improvisation. The lyrics to Broadcast’s 2005 album Tender Buttons were written “automatically,” in a stream-of-consciousness fashion reminiscent of the dadaist and surrealist art movements of the 1920s. Keenan was interested in memory less for nostalgic reasons and more for the world and lives it distorted and rewrote.
None of this is exceptionally rare in music, especially in the U.K., which has a thriving “free-music” scene. But few artists possess Keenan’s gift for taking these ideas and creating such blissful electro-pop music.
While Keenan’s mind may have been obsessed with apophenia — finding significance in insignificant things — her voice was blessed with the one trait humans can’t help but appreciate: natural beauty. She was an ambassador between the parallel worlds of what happened and what might have been.”
- Otis Hart
This poignant tribute post on the All Songs Considered Blog includes a live session + interview with Trish during Broadcast’s tour in 2005 for Tender Buttons. Courtesy of 89.3 The Current in Minneapolis. 

Keith "Guru" Elam Tribute Mix by Dj Premier Blog Radio on Mixcloud

Primo’s Guru salute

Speaks on his last visit with Guru at the hospital. 

An emotional, loving salute to Guru by Mister Cee on his Hot 97 “Throwback at Noon” mix show earlier today.
Listen or download the show.