Archive | May 2008

Erykah Badu and The Roots Special Today!!!


To celebrate Erykah Badu’s first major tour in eight years, we have dedicated nearly the entire program to the lovely and eclectic Ms. Badu and The Roots, who will join her in Seattle (Redmond)at Marymoor Amphitheatre next Thursday June 5. Tickets are still available!! Ms Badu will then move on to Vancouver for not one but TWO shows at the Commodore Ballroom on Friday July 6th. Tickets are still available for the late show.

May 29/08 playlist

1.Sly and The Family Stone – Don’t Call be Ni&%er, Whitey (see them live in Victoria June 30, 2008)
2.Five Alarm Funk – Waterboat
3.Al Green – Standing In the Rain
4.Erykah Badu – Back In the Day (Worldwide Underground)
5.Erykah Badu – Soldier (New Amerykah)
6.The Roots – Proceed (Do You Want More)
7.The Roots – No Alibi (Illadelph Halflife)
8.Jay-Z – Heart of the City (live featuring The Roots)
9.The Roots – Y’All Know Who (The Roots Come ALive)
10.The Roots – Thought At Work (Phrenology)
11.The Roots feat. Erykah Badu – You Got Me
12.The Roots feat. Wale/Chrisette Michelle – Rising Down (Rising Down)
13.Plantlife – Rollerskate Jam

May 22/08 playlist

1.Ike Turner and Kings Of Rhythm – Thinking Black
2.Al Green – Thought It Out
3.Maceo Parker – Pass The Peas (live)
4.Sons of The Kingdom – Modernization(from Soul Messages from Dimona – Numero Group)
5.Kutiman – No Reason For You
6.Dan Satch and His Atomic 8 Dance Band of Aba – Alabeke
7.Five Alarm Funk – Don Mega
8.Clutchy Hopkins – 3:24
9.Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – In A Hurry
10.Dragon Fli Empire – CGY
11.Justis – Music for a Rainy Day
12.Notorious BIG/DJ Cappel & Smitty – Everyday Struggle remix (Blue Eyes To Bed Stuy)
13.Portishead – The Rip
14.Nobody – Eyes Closed (BLANK BLUE : WESTERN WATER MUSIC VOL. II)
15.Ocote Soul Sounds – The Grand Elixir
16.Lal – Light of Day (Deportation)
17.Steinski – Bonus track(Funky Nassau 1980-86 comp.)

May 15/08 playlist

1.Lalo Schifrin – Main Title Bullitt Theme (Bullitt OST)
2.Charles Bradley and Menahan Street Band – The World Is Going Up In Flames
3.The Fabulous 3 – Odyssey Revised (from Truth and Soul Fallin Off The Reel Vol. 2)
4.El Michel’s Affair – Behind The Blue Curtains (from Truth and Soul Fallin Off The Reel Vol. 2)
5.Donny Hathaway – The Ghetto (Live version)
6.Plantlife – Fool For U(Time Traveler)
7.Mood Ruff – Rocketship
8.Grand Analog – Human Beans
9.Lions – Hot No Ho (Jungle Struttin’)
10.Burning Spear – Door Peeper
11.Earth Roots and Water – Awakening
12.Elizabeth Shepherd – Parkdale(from new album Parkdale)
13.Jamie Lidell – Green Light
14)Grand Analog Around This Town

May 8/08 playlist

1.Breakestra – Deuces Up, Double Down
2.Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band – 65 Bars and A Taste Of Soul
3.Fred and The JBs – (It’s Not The Express) It’s the JBs Monaurail Pt 1 &2
4.Connie Price and The Keystones feat. Aloe Blacc – Tell Me Something
5.Funkadelic – I Got a Thing, You Got a Thing…
6.Blueprint Vs. Funkadelic – la la la
7.Lyrics Born – I Like It, I Love It
8.Plantlife – Tear The House Down (Time Traveller)
9.Buck 65 – Shutterbug
10.Skratch Bastid feat. John Smith/Pip Skid – Murphy’s Law
11.Dragon Fli Empire feat. Cadence Weapon – Outside Inn
12.Cadence Weapon – Getting Dumb
13.Cadence Weapon – Black Hand
14.Cadence Weapon – live radio interview
15.Cadence Weapon – In Search of the Youth Crew
16.EPMD – Strictly Business
17.Santogold feat. Spank Rock – Shove It

Cadence Weapon Interview

Cadence Weapon will join us for an interview on today’s show. He’s performing in Victoria at Alex Goolden Hall tonight with Buck 65 and Skratch Bastid. Do not miss this show. It will be one for the ages!! The audio from the interview will be posted later this week.

May 1/08 playlist

1.Galt MacDermot – Rhinocerous Main Theme
2.Arnie Love and the Lovettes – Invisible Wind
3.Jamie Lidell – Figured Me Out
4.Budos Band – Up From the South
5.Seun Kuti – Many Things
6.Tony Allen – Crazy AfroBeat
7.Fela Kuti – Beasts of No Nation
8.Clutchy Hopkins feat. Darondo – The Love of A Woman
9.Lyrics Born – Rules Were Meant To Be Broken
10.The Roots feat. Common- The Show
11.Grand Analog/Dr. Draw – Around This Town (Live on CBC Fuse)
12.Buck 65 – Cop Shades
13.DL Incognito – Thank you For Listening
14.Portishead – We Carry On