Office playlist summer 2014
Published 20 August, 2014 by DM

ATTENTION! We're changing how the office playlist works. Instead of a separate monthly playlist we're starting a rolling Spotify playlist (or 'The Leaf Label's Office Radio' if you will). Go here and hit Follow to keep abreast of what's floating our musical boat. We will continue to publish what we have added to the playlist here.

We're starting with a special summer treat: more than three hours of magic, the best things we've been listening to in the last couple of months. It goes a little something like this:

Young-Holt Unlimited – Yes We Can Can
Love Committee – Just As Long As I Got You
Donald Byrd – Love Has Come Around
Kitty Grant – Glad To Know You
Evelyn "Champagne" King – Love Come Down (12" version)
Le Tigre – Deceptacon (DFA Rmx)
Eberhard Schoener – Why Don't You Answer
Azari & III – Reckless (With Your Love) (Good Guy Mikesh & Filburt Remix)
Dark Sky – IYP
Rodion G.A. – Citadela
clipping – CLPPNG
Markus Wormstorm feat. Spoek Mathambo – Greedy Fingaz
Keyboard – Hungry Man
Pharoah Sanders – Wisdom Through Music
MRR-ADM – 4our
Nazareth – Hair Of The Dog
Esther Williams – Last Night Changed It All
Chicago – I'm A Man
Femme – Fever Boy
James Murphy – Greenberg OST
New Order – Power, Corruption & Lies
Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance (Extended Club Mix)
Kano – I'm Ready
Zapp – More Bounce To The Ounce
Kamal Hassan – Vikram
Sylvester LeVay & Rick Patterson – Airwolf: Main Title
Flosstradamus – Rollup (Baauer Remix)
Moderat – Last Time (Jon Hopkins Remix)
Monolake – Hitting The Surface (Electric Indigo Edit)
Kiasmos – Burnt
Alice Coltrane – World Galaxy
Cyclopean – Cyclopean
Marcia Griffiths – Sweet & Nice
Aretha Franklin – Let Me In Your Life
Ruth Copeland – The Music Box
Brendan Perry - Happy Time
Donny Hathaway – A Song For You

Office playlist May 2014
Published 30 May, 2014 by DM

A cracking playlist for you this month: loads of great new music and quite a few classic roller-skating jams... Get it in your cans on Spotify.

Eden Ahbez – Full Moon
Clap! Clap! – Tambacounda EP
Muyei Power – Sierra Leone In 1970s USA
Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
Karol Conka – Batuk Freak
Throwing Snow – Clamor
Clipping. feat. Cocc Pistol Cree – Work Work
Marva Whitney – Unwind Yourself
Bootsy Collins – Rubber Duckie
Family Tree – Family Tree
Bohannon – Let's Start To Dance Again
Atmosfear – Dancing In Outer Space
Blancmange – Feel Me (Extended 12”)
Shannon - Let The Music Play
Ricardo Tobar – Hundreds
Jon Hopkins feat. Lulu James – We Disappear
OutKast – So Fresh, So Clean
Delta 5 – Mind Your Own Business
Blondie – In The Flesh
The Alan Parsons Project – I Robot
Dreamies – Auralgraphic Entertainment
Patrick Vian – Barong Rouge
Matias Aguayo - Dummy Mix 212

Office playlist April 2014
Published 01 May, 2014 by DM

Another office playlist for you, heavily influenced, it must be said, by Theo Parrish's epiphanic set at The Warehouse in Leeds two weeks ago. Yup, he really did play 'Owner Of A Lonely Heart'. There's a complete Spotify playlist here.

The Breeders – Safari EP
Can – Turtles Have Short Legs
Bohannon – Me And The Gang
Syreeta – I Love Every Little Thing About You
Elkie Brooks – Rising Cost Of Love
Labi Siffre – I Got The...
Chaz Jankel – 3,000,000 Synths
Ghostface Killah – Cherchez LaGhost
Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like It's Hot
Juju & Jordash – Waldorf Salad
Jacques Greene – Ready
Various ‎– Disco Kosmische Vol. 1
Giorgio Moroder – Chase
Joakim Ft. Akwetey (Dragons Of Zynth) - Good Name
Parliament – Mothership Connection (Star Child)
Stevie Wonder – As
Brigitte Fontaine – Comme À La Radio
Laraaji – Kalimba
Patrick Cowley – School Daze
Swans – To Be Kind
Yes – Owner Of A Lonely Heart

Office playlist March 2014
Published 14 April, 2014 by DM

Is there any better use of the hi-hat than The Time's '777-9311'? Discuss. That's Prince playing, well, everything, you know. Spotify playlist.

The Time – 777-9311
Gene Clark – No Other
Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
Phil Cohran and Legacy – Kilimanjaro
various artists – Haiti Direct: Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960-1978
Donovan – Barabajagal
Fat White Family – Touch The Leather
The Afghan Whigs – Debonair
Sonic Youth – Dirty
Post War Glamour Girls – Light Bulb
Bubble Puppy – Hot Smoke and Sasafrass
Hauschka – Abandoned City
Outer Space - Arrival and Assessment
Garnier – The Rise & Fall of the Donkey Dog
Ben Frost - Venter
Simian Mobile Disco & Roman Flügel – Hachinoko
Pandreas – Rube
Lay Llamas - We Are You
Todd Terje – Delorean Dynamite
Dinah Washington – Big Long Slidin' Thing
Paul McCartney – Live And Let Die