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A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

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A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

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Frazey Ford of The Be Good Tanyas will release her solo debut album in July, titled Obadiah. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This week, Weekend All Things Considered is broadcasting from NPR West in Southern California. So host Guy Raz checked in with Jason Bentley, host of the influential music program Morning Becomes Eclectic, out of KCRW in Santa Monica.

Bentley played five songs he's been digging lately, including music from new records by Avi Buffalo, Johann Johannsson, Frazey Ford and Delta Spirit. Bentley led off with a cut recorded at KCRW featuring Jose James, a singer fluent in both R&B and jazz.

A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

Jose James

Love Conversation

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Jose James

  • Song: Love Conversation
  • from Jose James in Studio on KCRW's 'Morning Becomes Eclectic' - 04/15/2010

This song originally appears on Jose James' album Blackmagic (Brownswood). Click here to purchase it from Amazon.

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What's In It For?

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Avi Buffalo

  • Song: What's In It For?

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Avi Buffalo
Album
Avi Buffalo
Artist
Avi Buffalo
Label
Sub Pop Records
Released
2010

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Rainwater

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Johann Johannsson

  • Song: Rainwater
  • from And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees

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And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees
Album
And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees
Artist
Jóhann Jóhannsson
Label
Type
Released
2009

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Firecracker

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Frazey Ford

  • Song: Firecracker
  • from Obadiah

This album will be released Jul. 20.

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Bushwick Blues

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Delta Spirit

  • Song: Bushwick Blues
  • from History From Below

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History From Below
Album
History From Below
Artist
Delta Spirit
Label
Rounder
Released
2010

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