Playlist Collections

finestkind is to enjoy music, to discover new music and have music as an important part of your life

I hope that as people discover finestkind that they will tell their friends and the word spreads that db’s finestkind can be relied upon to entertain, to introduce and be in sync with your emotions

  • ON AIR - db’s weekly radio show

    ON AIR - db’s weekly radio show

     
    The db weekly “radio show” with the best of the week’s releases and some of the month’s finest. It’s an ever-changing curation. Discover, explore and enjoy the music that is under consideration to make the final and definitive playlist to be released at the end of the year. Tune In to db's latest
  • Latest Playlists

    Latest Playlists

     
  • finestkind…...the years

    finestkind…...the years

     

    some of the finest music curated for you, each year from 1952 to the present day. Check out recommendations, catch up on things you may have missed or simply discover new music for the first time.

  • finestkind Guest List

    finestkind Guest List

     
    Guest List is a place where invited musicians, producers, writers, artists and actors reveal their
    All-time top 100
  • finestkind acoustic

    finestkind acoustic

     
    Acoustically Yours lovingly crafted by the Curator db …….The finest acoustic styled songs pulled together forming a beautiful flowing charming playlist. Perfect at any time day or night, driving, working, relaxing or a background to a a dinner party with friends……
  • finestkind drivetime

    finestkind drivetime

     
    Get your motor runnin'....heading down the "motorway"....looking for adventure..... the finestkind of driving soundtrack....sing out loud.. sing out proud..tap that wheel...open the window let everyone join in....make your motoring fun....the M1 to Highway 61 .......and highway to the sun
  • finestkind that sunday feeling

    finestkind that sunday feeling

     
    that sunday feeling… a perfect day to lounge, maybe read the papers, drink your favourite tea or coffee, possibly take a light breakfast, with some mood enhancing music. In the winter a log fire, in the summer sitting in the sun or just lying in bed. These playlists are for you to help set that perfect vibe and chill … no matter the weather … its that Sunday feeling.
  • finestkind atmospheric soulful electronica jazz and classical

    finestkind atmospheric soulful electronica jazz and classical

     

    Inspired from a cd sent to db by james drummond, db reworked re constructed and curated this playlist and this inspired a new set of compilations. Contemporary Classic and Electronic are almost one and the same.



  • finestkind…… the 3’s

    finestkind…… the 3’s

     
    It is a tradition. That finestkind vol3 each year has the joy of being the atmospheric electronica contemporary classic nu elctro jazz acoustic mellow sunday morning soundtrack to coffee in bed with the newspapers. Started in 2003. They are all in one playlist...... hours of bliss
  • finestkind Anthems of Rock

    finestkind Anthems of Rock

     
    Every classic rocking track , head nodding guaranteed. Inspired by those great nights in the Buccaneer, the Wapentake...and the Marquee. Be proud Play it Loud. Riffs a plenty, drum beats and pumping Bass.
  • finestkind artists&bands

    finestkind artists&bands

     
    Arguably the finest artists ever, with their finest songs and finest recordings. From 1927 up to today, finestkind celebrates the richest vein of musical joy, the genius, the influential, their songs, their highs, with all the various styles, genres and moods.They are not chosen by Record sales, by ticket sales, by Streaming or by words……..these are simply the finest. Available for you to enjoy
  • finestkind…… a psychedelic love in

    finestkind…… a psychedelic love in

     
    Psychedelia ......the finestkind of Britain with the finestkind of East Coast and West Coast of America.. all coloured all consuming, a guaranteed trip.......for all..........hits and obscure wonders….
     
  • finestkind Great British Songbook

    finestkind Great British Songbook

     
    The 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s saw the United States establish the Great American Songbook. However it would be the 1960’s when British songwriting truly came into its own on the world stage. So much so that many people thought the songs were American. Here for your enjoyment and discovery is the finestkind Great British Songbook.
  • finestkind a Quiet Storm

    finestkind a Quiet Storm

     
    There are times we need a soft warm gentle musical interlude, a harbour for a quiet storm. Fantastic songs, some brilliant lyrics and just wonderful acoustic based music.
  • alltime……finestkind

    alltime……finestkind

     
    Perhaps the greatest songs ever from the finest artists. A unique and excellent time in their career, recording their most outstanding tracks for you to enjoy, forever…..gathered here the finest alltime playlist… for your enjoyment
  • finestkind The Sound

    finestkind The Sound

     
    Cities and towns home to artists musicians singers players  bands. The places where they were born or where they started. When you listen. to the music and the songs, these are unique cities, enjoy their finest.
  • finestkind COVERS

    finestkind COVERS

     
    Those hits and songs that you fall in love with are sometimes written by them but sometimes are written by others …. this playlist selection are all “covers” written by other writers and or performers. Who knew..Simple Minds Iggy Pop..Simply Red all covers
  • finestkind on the road

    finestkind on the road

     
    This was created for Bands/Artists to take on their Tour Bus. Hopefully enjoyable as a listen during the long hours of travelling and perhaps inspirational too. Across all genres of music some familiar names and songs and some new introductions. Blues Acoustic Jazz Rockabilly Rock n Roll Soul R&B.
  • finestkind HipFunkHopGrooves&Vibes

    finestkind HipFunkHopGrooves&Vibes

     
    Gettin ready? Going Out? Friday Saturday? so fill your Boots get ready to Rumble old school Soul Funk Hip Hop Grooves and all the Moves The weekend starts here! Going Travelling......lift up your spirits get into the vibe
  • finestkind Gems

    finestkind Gems

     
  • finestkind Reggae 'n' Dub

    finestkind Reggae 'n' Dub

     
    From the streets of Notting Hill to the shores of Montego Bay, beautiful music inspired from the green and pleasant land of Jamaica can be heard.. forming a perfect soundtrack to a bar b q..or setting a cheerful vibe to a gathering, party...or just driving….finestkind
  • finestkind Nu Beat Electronica

    finestkind Nu Beat Electronica

     
    Nu Beat... Electronic rhythmic creative grooves beats songs interesting ideas great sounds fantastic vibes some you may know some you will love some you will get to know some you will get to love
  • finestkind Soul R&B--60's & 70's

    finestkind Soul R&B--60's & 70's

     
    oh my oh my, the finest grooves and songs from a very rich period of American music. During the 1960's and 1970's just the best soul rhythm and blues music was heard on the radio and in the clubs. This is still strong hearing this today.. have a party db will provide the sounds......get down
  • finestkind Souq 'n' Soul--db's finestkind

    finestkind Souq 'n' Soul--db's finestkind

     
    As dark descends in Marrakech, Jamaa El Fna, becomes a musical paradise. This was the inspiration for Souq n Soul. When you cross the Atlas Mountains more musical gems can be heard and so, on to Mali, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, All with astounding sounds, songs, musicians and singers. أرقى نوع
  • finestkind Rock 'n' Roll

    finestkind Rock 'n' Roll

     
    Some of the finest rock n roll songs by some of the greatest rock n roll artists. Foot tapping is likely but maybe grab your partner and Jive . Hits, classics and some rare treats. Johnnie Allan to Don Wood... Sweet little rock and roller shake your nerves and rattle your brain
  • finestkind Synth Rock

    finestkind Synth Rock

     
    the finest synthesizer tracks, song, tunes and grooves...Berlin..London...Liverpool..New York...Los Angeles.. the world unites to the Magic of the Moog the Electrodes of the EMS the Fabulous Fairlight...... joyful hits and obscure joys
  • finestkind producers

    finestkind producers

     
  • finestkind Sing Me A Song About ...

    finestkind Sing Me A Song About ...

     
    carefully curated songs about ..a subject..... Could be songs about Cars, Alcohol, Books Love Food...and all things related...perfect for that drive...bopping in the kitchen or any number of situations….
  • No1, University Place, NYC

    No1, University Place, NYC

     
    The finest jukbox in the world was in No1 University Place just off Washington Sq in NYC during the 1970's thru to the 1990's. Whoever curated that box knew what they were doing. The latest imports from England mixed with the New Wave of the USA and every month a spotlight on vintage classics……finestkind

  • finestkind shoulda been a single

    finestkind shoulda been a single

     
    Why and Who? These are some of the best and the greatest songs that should have been released as a single. the hits the smashes, delights we were denied. Who made that decison? These would have been smashes……!!!

  • finestkind woke up this morning

    finestkind woke up this morning

     
    You gotta start somewhere.. the music & the artists that inspired an entire generation of musicians in the ’60’s….. the greatest the coolest and the most important people… get into the blues. Whether you woke up this morning or your mama done left you.. there’s a song for everyone
  • finestkind greatcoats bumpers and sleeves

    finestkind greatcoats bumpers and sleeves

     
    There was a time in the 60's and early 70's, you wore an ex military greatcoat, jeans or flares with "Bumpers" or All Stars shoes. Under your arm for all to see a vinyl album that you were going to play to your friends. It also signalled what you were into musically. Acoustic prog blues rock …...you showed this with pride
  • finestkind festivals

    finestkind festivals

     

    Music festivals: Beautiful days beautiful music.. these are just some of the songs played on the day from artists who appeared at the festival..taken from their set list….. these are from artists albums… turn on tune in….feel the vibe from the comfort of your home…



  • finestkind Daves Garage--XFM

    finestkind Daves Garage--XFM

     
    db was invited to join the legendary radio station XFM and have a regular show. db immediately contacted the legend Cally Calloman as his partner. This show had a good following of musicians and ragamuffins enjoying the varied program.