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The Line-Up for 1 September 2017

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

It's the start of September, fall is beginning, and there's a heap of new music in that is just begging for airtime.

The Line-Up for 1 September 2017

Christian McBride Big Band - Optimism
I came to the station to put this show together and Kory recommended the new Christian McBride Big Band album. It seemed like the perfect decision for the 1 spot.
Makaya - A New Movement
Oded Tzur - Welcome
Translator's Note is getting a lot of love at KRTU and I'm really glad it is.
Black Diamond - Rudy's Mood
I hope to finally finish my review of Mandala this week.. It's been in my orbit for a little while now and it's really great.
Ufsp - Creep
(U)nity - Guarapachanga
We stay in the corner of Acosta, Laugart, et al. and I've been wanting to playing music from (U)nity is Power for a while now but had constant formatting issues. Thankfully, the issues have subsided and this is staying in rotation for a while.
Matt Wilson's Honey and Salt - Anywhere and Everywhere People / Christian McBride, reader
I'd been hearing this on the radio for a little while now at it has turned my head every time. This is me playing it on the air for myself.
Tycho - Hours
Ben Allison - Layers of the City
Folks are calling into the radio station about Layers of the City. It's got power like a quiet storm.
Adam Rogers DICE - The Interlude
I've been keeping DICE in rotation and it's been reaping benefits.
Vijay Iyer Sextet - Nope
There's definitely going to be a review of Far From Over here at some point, to continue to heap praise on the new album. It's like a foregone conclusion.
Makaya - Diversions
Portico Quartet - Beyond Dialogue
Art in the Age of Automation has been my favorite recent release as of late and I'll keep finding ways to share it with the world for a little while.

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