VIDEO: Interview w/ Aloe Blacc

An extended interview between The Deacon of Speakin’ and singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc.

Believe me when I tell you that this was one of those conversations that will stick with me forever.

I hope you enjoy the end result as much as we enjoyed recording it!!

PART 1

PART 2

PART 3

09.18.10: EPISODE 97: LISTEN LINK & PLAYLIST

The Feel Good Soundsystem (Denkym, QUIX-22, and DJ Seano) come through and we stretch the hell out.

3 sets.

Each about as unique as a snowflake’s fingerprints.

Put on them headphones, spray some Febreeze on your couch, lay out, and enjoy this one properly.


PLAYLIST

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1. Jimi Hendrix – Hey Baby

2. Jimi Hendrix – Pali Gap

3. Bilal Salaam – Blah

4. Tripmastermonk feat. Alan Watts – Lost Souls

5. TOKiMONSTA – Aching Nodes

6. Tripmastermonk – On My Own

7. Cracker Beats – The Funky Punjabi Break Pt. 3

8. El Michels Affair – C.R.E.A.M.

9. Quantic Soul Orchestra – Melodious Wayfarer

10. Up, Bustle & Out – Runaway Hague

11. Thievery Corporation – Sound the Alarm

12. Farid – Sunday Paper

13. Dabrye  - Smoking the Edge

14. DJ Shiro – Unsolved (Audible Objects)

15. DJ Krush – Coffee Talk

16. K-OS – CatDiesel

17. Dibia$e – Eternia

18. Dibia$e – Neighborhood Watch

19. Dibia$e – Phantom Power

20. Thievery Corporation – Originality

21. Sizzla – Dry Cry

22. Gregory Isaacs – Cool Down the Dub

23. Gregory Isaacs – Night Nurse

24. Sly & Robbie – River Niger

25. Sly & Robbie – Dub Glory

26. Augustus Pablo – Omega Africa

27. The Upsetters – Go Slow

28. Alther & Donna – Up Town Ranking

29. Jennifer Lara – A Change Is Gonna Come

30. Ruppie Edwards & King Tubby – Dr. Satan’s Echo Chamber

31. Max Romeo – I Chase The Devil

32. Grupo Los Yoyi – Paco La Calle

33. Los Amigos Invisibles – Una Disco Llena

34. Luther Vandross – Never Too Much (ODahls K-Love Remix)

35. Miike Snow – Animal (Treasure Fingers Remix)

36. Afrodisiac Soundsystem – Progress

37. A-Trak – Knucklehead BMore

38. Art of Noise – Moments In Love (QUIX-22 Remix)

39. Deadmau5 – I Remember (Caspa Remix)

40. Dead Prez – Hip Hop (Adam F & DJ Fresh Remix)

41. Rusko – Da Cali Anthem

42. Ginuwine – Pony (Boson Dubstep Remix)

43. Rusko – Sound Guy Is My Target

44. Major Lazer – Cashflow (Subskrpt Remix)

45. Bassnectar – Bass Head

46. Rusko feat. Amber Coffman – Hold On (Sub Focus Remix)

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09.11.10: EPISODE 96: LISTEN LINK & PLAYLIST

In-studio with Bilal in the first hour.

Then DJ Seano hops on the wheels of steel for the rest of hour #1.

And in the second hour?

The Dancefloor Assassin.

Kid Cardigan.

The Cebuano Selectah.

My main man Peter Jay.

This one’s a gem. Tell your eardrums they’re welcome.


PLAYLIST

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1. Bilal – Cake and Eat It Too

2. Bilal – Restart

3. Thievery Corporation – Sol Tapado (The Covered Sun)

4. DJ Krush – Song 1

5. Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – Clint Eastwood

6. Guru – Listen Here

7. Y Society – In Command (Instrumental)

8. Teebs – Why Like This

9. Free The Robots – Diary

10. Jay Dee – Over The Breaks

11. Madvillain – Fancy Clown

12. Common Sense – Nuthin’ To Do (Instrumental)

13. Jurassic 5 – If You Only Knew (Instrumental)

14. Mos Def – Ms. Fat Booty (Instrumental)

15. Black Milk – Purple Track 4

16. DJ Nu-Mark & DJ Pomo – Bad Luck Blues

17. Palov & Mishkin – Jack The Nose

18. The Upsetters – Freak Out Skank

19. J.Rocc – Buddah’s Dance

20. SSO – Faded Lady (skit)

21. Peter Jay – The Magician

22. Steve Miller Band – Space Intro.

23. Robert James – Sleep Moods (Original Mix)

24. Hrdvsion – Captivated Heart (Original Mix)

25. Trusme – Working Nights

26. Manik – Park To The Slope (Original Mix)

27. Roy Davis Jr. – People From Mars (Original Mix)

28. Milton Jackson – Rogue Element (Original Mix)

29. Ogris Debris – Miezekatze (Radio Edit)

30. Kevin Yost – It’s Getting Bigger

31. Motor City Drum Ensemble – Raw Cuts 3 (Original Mix)

32. Martin Venetjoki feat. Derek Conyer – Really Don’t Stop (Lawnchair Generals Remix)

33. Peter Jay – Mon March 16th

34. Busta Rhymes – Get You Some (Peter Jay Remix)

35. Slum Village – The Look of Love (Peter Jay Remix)

36. Peter Jay – Get It On

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VIDEO: Interview w/ Bilal

Thanks to our peoples John Kim and Andrew Lojero, we have the chance to have an extended conversation with Mr. Bilal Oliver about everything under the sun.

Including his love for Target.

Hope you dig it….

PART 1

PART 2

PART 3

PART 4

09.04.10: EPISODE 95: LISTEN LINK & PLAYLIST

(left to right: Aaron Gleen, The Deacon of Speakin, Evelyn Champagne King, Freddie Fox, DJ Seano)

(left to right: DJ Seano, B+, Jazz De La Paz, Quantic)

This Saturday we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing legendary singer/songstress Ms. Evelyn Champagne King.

Then we hopped in the Soundwaves jet and took a quick 2-hour trip to Colombia, courtesy of my man Quantic.

We also had Ms. Jasmine De La Paz of Tru Thoughts stop on over and bless us with a few new gems from Belleruche and Hidden Orchestra (both releases available here).

Oh yeah…and Quantic blows the lids off of everyone’s domes when he plays 2 covers that will leave your jaw sitting upon the tongues of your Adidas.

This one’s gonna be on repeat for a WHILE.


PLAYLIST

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1. Evelyn Champagne King – I’m In Love

2. Evelyn Champagne King – Get Loose

3. Evelyn Champagne King Soundwaves Interview (14-minute snippet..catch the full audio here)

4. The Soulphonics & Ruby Velle – Feet On The Ground

5. Al Johnson w/ Jean Carn – I’m Back For More

6. Barry White – Playing Your Game, Baby

7. Belleruche – Churro

8. Hidden Orchestra – Out of Nowhere

9. Quantic – Portada del Mar

10. The Lions – Cumbia del Lion

11. Shafiq Husayn – Dust & Kisses

12. Avante Juventude – Conjunto Os Anjos

13. Lancelot Layne – Yo Tink It Sorf

14. Quantic – Dre Cumbia

15. Quantic – T.R.O.Y. Cumbia

16. Ana Tijoux – 1977

17. Systema Solar – Crees Que Soy Sexy?

18. Prince Fatty – Gin and Juice

19. Rail-Band – Nanthan

20. Anibal Velasquez – Cumbia del Guatada

21. Quantic – Echate Pa’lla

22. Grupo Socavon – Memoria de Justino

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VIDEO: Top 5 w/ Outasight

Live and direct from the NYC, rhymesmith/singer Outasight stops by the Soundwaves studios for a round of the Top 5s.

Be sure you catch the audio from his episode (Episode 89) as this video right here was done at 3am after a long, LONG day for my man.

Nonetheless, he comes proper-style with his 5s..peep it!

VIDEO: Top 5 w/ Aaron Gleen of Beats-N-Crates

We sit down with my man Aaron Gleen of Beats-N-Crates to do a Top 10 list…

…AND he does a super special bonus Top 5.

Especially hilarious when you get to that bonus round…hope you dig it!