Okai’s May Favourites

I know there’s been a lack of chart-posting recently. But here we go again..my May favs so far through all tastes..no particular order (in fact my itunes add-order).. The Krays feat. Ebony Bones “We’re Ready When … Read more →

Plantlife & Jack Splash

In the late 90s the underground label counterflow released a couple of nice indy 12”s, some were good some not mentionable. But out of nowhere came Plantlife in ’04, consisting of Jack Splash and Panda … Read more →

Henrik Schwarz

Sorry for the lack of recent updates, illness and all that detained me of sharing my favourite thoughts. This is why I didn’t post about the great Henrik Schwarz. I had the chance to hear … Read more →

Recent Noteworthy Tracks II

Again, some interesting new tracks bubblin out of the web this week.. Mayer Hawthorne “Maybe So, Maybe No (King Most Rmx)” feat. Kanye & Clipse King Most is doin real nice Mash-Ups, not just blends. … Read more →

Recent Noteworthy Tracks I

Last days brought some interesting music. Comebacks only. Long time no see people included. D’Angelo ’1000 deaths’ (direct DL / via Spine) So finally he’s back. Never thought this would happen this lifetime. Good news: … Read more →

Okäi’s Favourites 2009 – Part IV (Rest from the Best)

So here’s the final toplist of 2009. As you can see – I’m quite into lists. Favourite nerd ish. The 4th fav’s list is the stuff which doesn’t really fit into one of the other … Read more →

Okäi’s Favourites 2009 – Part II (Soul)

Part 2 of my ’09 favs. I have to say: R&B is Soul to me. So there’s a lot of R&B in this Soul chart. (edit: links added) Okäi’s Top 15 Soul Tracks of 2009

Teddy Pendergrass (R.I.P.) / The B.U.M.S. “Free My Mind”

Another great soul legend gone. Too sad. I got in touch with his music (I mean: really in touch, not just hearing something on the radio) the first time in 1995 when west coast underground … Read more →