Here are all of DNAtkinson's jams.
by Al Green
Get Simply Beautiful at Amazon
Jammed: 10th Sep 2015
by Alister Johnson
Lovely, catchy, disco-y. There’s love here, let’s not throw it away.
Watch it now
Get Do It Again ft. Rahan Boxley at Amazon
Jammed: 29th May 2015
by Lord Kitchener
Get Birth of Ghana at Amazon
Jammed: 6th Mar 2015
by Joe Tex
Solomon Burke’s version (from six years later and a bigger production) is better-known but I prefer Joe Tex’s 1962 original.
Get Meet Me in Church at Amazon
Jammed: 15th Feb 2015
by Wes Dakus and the Rebels
I know this from legendary compilation LP Frolic Diner. It’s not even the best track on there, but it’s the one that stayed with me after I played it today.
Get Dog Food at Amazon
Jammed: 15th Jan 2015
by Plas Johnson and His Orchestra
Good job this is only 2m or the pianist* would be risking some serious RSI. /via @Popcorn_meister
(*presumably Plas Johnson’s brother Ray)
Get Downstairs at Amazon
Jammed: 8th Nov 2014
by James Carr
Get Forgetting You at Amazon
Jammed: 11th Oct 2014
by The Caretaker Race
Criminally ignored indiepop gem.
Get Anywhere But Home at Amazon
Jammed: 27th Sep 2014
‘Jungle-tinged slice of drum mayhem’.
Listen to it now
Get Come With It at Amazon
Jammed: 16th Sep 2014
by Rudy Lambert
Jazzy uptempo R&B dancer with added flute goodness, arranged and produced by Bay Area soul/blues stalwart Johnny Heartsman.
Get Love at Amazon
Jammed: 7th Sep 2014
by Theo Parrish & Tony Allen ft. Eska & Andrew Ashong
Get Day Like This (rework) at Amazon
Jammed: 9th Aug 2014
by Bobby Womack
Get (If You Want My Love) Put Something Down On It at Amazon
Jammed: 28th Jun 2014
by Singin’ Sammy Ward
Get Who’s the Fool at Amazon
Jammed: 20th Jun 2014
by Luigi Nono
Get Non Consumiamo Marx at Amazon
Jammed: 5th Jun 2014
by GoGo Penguin
Get Fanfares at Amazon
Jammed: 3rd Apr 2014
by Blood Hollins
Everything-but-the-kitchen-sink modern soul production featuring a pre-Chic Bernard Edwards on bass.
Get Don't Give It Up (Instrumental) at Amazon
Jammed: 24th Mar 2014
by Grenier meets Archie Pelago
Lush, warm dancefloor drifter out soon from Melodic records.
Get Swoon at Amazon
Jammed: 15th Mar 2014
by Skip James
Get I’m So Glad at Amazon
Jammed: 4th Mar 2014
by Pet Shop Boys
Rapidly becoming my favourite Pet Shop Boys song.
Get Being Boring at Amazon
Jammed: 27th Feb 2014
by Salah Ragab and the Cairo Jazz Band
Heard this funky little number on FIP radio the other day.
Get Egypt Strut at Amazon
Jammed: 14th Nov 2013
French band DopeGems’ cover of a classic 1981 Roy Ayers production, ‘It’s Your Love’ by Ethel Beatty, forthcoming on Heavenly Sweetness.
Get It’s Your Love at Amazon
Jammed: 17th Sep 2013
by Virgo Four
‘A perfect encapsulation of the geometries of house’, according to @joemuggs
Get Do You Know Who You Are? at Amazon
Jammed: 6th Sep 2013
Featuring Mr Nile Rodgers on guitar …
Get Feel It at Amazon
Jammed: 24th Aug 2013
by Janelle Monáe
Get Q.U.E.E.N. (feat. Erykah Badu) at Amazon
Jammed: 14th Aug 2013
Get Behold (Studio One 12" version) at Amazon
Jammed: 28th Jun 2013
by The Sensational Guitars of Dan and Dale, Sun Ra and the Blues Project
Happy 99th birthday, Sun Ra.
Get Batman and Robin Over the Roofs at Amazon
Jammed: 22nd May 2013
by BLITZKIDS mvt.
This is the song that should have been Germany’s Eurovision entry this year.
Get Heart on the Line at Amazon
Jammed: 18th May 2013
by Margaret Berger
Get I Feed You My Love at Amazon
by The Standells
Get Dirty Water at Amazon
Jammed: 15th Apr 2013
by Hidden Jazz Quartett ft. Omar (Lack of Afro remix)
Get High Heels at Amazon
Jammed: 28th Mar 2013
by Flowers and Sea Creatures
To mark @buzzin_fly calling it a day, here’s a favourite of mine from Flowers & Sea Creatures.
Get A.M. (Ewan Pearson re-edit) at Amazon
Jammed: 11th Mar 2013
by The Cosmic Rays with Sun Ra & Arkestra
Gorgeous, slightly wonky doo-wop number (and gf’s favourite Sun Ra-related track).
Get Dreaming at Amazon
Jammed: 2nd Mar 2013
by Donald Byrd
Dug out Donald Byrd compilations by Bluey @Incognito_world and Dean Rudland. This track’s on both.
Get Jelly Roll at Amazon
Jammed: 8th Feb 2013
by José Mauro
José Mauro’s ‘Obnoxious’ really doesn’t live up to its name.
Get Obnoxious at Amazon
Jammed: 1st Feb 2013
by The Meters
Funky funk, New Orleans style.
Get Just Kissed My Baby at Amazon
Jammed: 25th Jan 2013
by Stanley Myers
Lovely bit of sunkissed 70s library music for driving your sports car along the French Riviera to.
Get Time Out at Amazon
Jammed: 4th Jan 2013
by Nazir Ali feat. Nahid Akhtar & Mehnaz
Unexpected seasonal number on Finders Keepers’ compilation of Pakistani film music Life Is Dance.
Get Happy Chrismis at Amazon
Jammed: 27th Dec 2012
Rocking mover from Medellín via Kingston (and Brighton).
Get Ska Fuentes at Amazon
Jammed: 20th Dec 2012
by Curtis Mayfield
Get Freddie's Dead at Amazon
Jammed: 14th Dec 2012
by The Viceroys
An early Viceroys rocksteady gem (AKA Walkie Talkie). Musicians Lynn Taitt & the Jets, producer Derrick Morgan
Get Lip and Tongue at Amazon
Jammed: 7th Dec 2012
by Gwen Guthrie
Larry Levan’s original 12" mix of this Compass Point Allstars production from 1982.
Get It Should Have Been You at Amazon
Jammed: 26th Oct 2012
by Dinosaur L
Get Go Bang at Amazon
Jammed: 14th Oct 2012
by Mary Ann Fisher
Fever-ish R&B scorcher from Mary Ann Fisher, best known as one of Ray Charles’ backing singers
Get Put on my shoes at Amazon
Jammed: 6th Sep 2012
One of the greatest lost pop records of the 60s.
Get Never Mind at Amazon
Jammed: 13th Aug 2012
by Gábor Szabó
Lovely laid-back tune written for Szabó by Bobby Womack. From the 1970 album High Contrast.
Get Breezin’ at Amazon
Jammed: 17th Jul 2012
by The Beach Boys
Get God Only Knows – rare live rehearsal at Amazon
Jammed: 4th Jul 2012
Havana meets South London: DMZ’s Mala visits Cuba and teams up with Roberto Fonseca’s band. Blissful.
Get Calle F at Amazon
Jammed: 22nd Jun 2012
by Hound Dog Taylor & the House Rockers
This session may be the only footage of harmonica great Little Walter in existence.
Get Wild About You Baby at Amazon
Jammed: 18th Jun 2012
From the forthcoming Scratcha DVA album Pretty Ugly (Hyperdub)
Get Madness feat. Vikter Duplaix at Amazon
Jammed: 13th Jun 2012
by King of the Slums
Get Mere Slip of a Lad at Amazon
Jammed: 16th May 2012
Get Rectify at Amazon
Jammed: 17th Apr 2012
by Pino D’Angio
Get Ma Quale Idea at Amazon
Jammed: 6th Apr 2012
by J. Dilla ft. Dwele
Get Think Twice at Amazon
Jammed: 28th Mar 2012
by Art Pepper
Jack Sheldon (tp) Art Pepper (as) Russ Freeman (p) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Shelly Manne (d)
Get Mambo de la Pinta at Amazon
Jammed: 21st Mar 2012
by Francesco de Masi
From the original soundtrack to the 1970 film Concerto per pistola solista (The Weekend Murders)
Get 90 Miles to London at Amazon
Jammed: 12th Mar 2012
by Rhythm & Sound w/ Cornel Campbell
Get King in My Empire at Amazon
Jammed: 2nd Mar 2012
by Jason Adasiewicz
Get Get In There at Amazon
Jammed: 27th Feb 2012