The album: Digable Planets: Reachin’ (1993)
More on Reachin’
- Sheldon Pearce’s 25th anniversary revisit/review for Pitchfork.
- Oliver and Joseph Schloss’ “After Further Review” revisit of the album from 2013.
- Chris Read’s 25th anniversary mixtape.
More on Jack Davey and J*Davey
- Hope Tea’s interview with Jack Davey.
- Jacqueline Whatley’s profile of the group for LA Weekly.
- J*Davey Wiki | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Show Tracklisting (all songs from Reachin’ unless indicated otherwise):
- “Rebirth of Slick”
- Georgia Anne Muldrow: Olesi: Fragments of an Earth “Wrong Way”
- Sy Smith: The Syberspace Social “Aquarius Rising”
- Sa-Ra: The Hollywood Recordings “Glorious”
- Flying Lotus: Los Angeles “Roberta Flack (Feat Dolly)”
- Dam-Funk: Toeachizown “Searching 4 Funk’s Future”
- J*Davey: The Beauty in Distortion / The Land of the Lost “No More”
- “La Femme Fetal”
- Guru: Jazzmatazz “Loungin’”
- Young Deciples: Road To Freedom “As We Come (To Be)”
- “Jimmi Diggin Cats”
- Digable Planets: Blowout Comb “Graffiti”
- “Where I’m From”
- Fugees: The Score “Fu-Gee-La”
- UTD: Manifest Destiny “Manifest Destiny”
- “What Cool Breezes Do”
- “Last of the Spiddyocks”
- “Swoon Units”
- “Escapism (Getting Free)”
- “Nickel Bags”
- E-40: My Ghetto Report Card “Yay Area”
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