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01/08/2021 01:57 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Fight The Power
by Public Enemy
(212 plays) | (1 fan)

The 1989 anthem was a written by request of Spike Lee for his film “Do the Right Thing. According to Chuck D, the song was inspired by the Isley Brothers' song. Check out 7 Facts about the song on Grammy.com: https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/fight-power-7-facts-behind-public-enemys-anthem-grammy-hall-fame And also the must watch official music video here: https://youtu.be/mmo3HFa2vjg
01/08/2021 01:53 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Call Your Mom
by Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
(46 plays) | (0 fans)

The sound of Seattle locals The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio has been described as “... a booty-shake blend of 1960s soul-jazz; slinky New Orleans funk; vintage instrumental soul; and a splash of acid-rock guitar.” Their album I Told You So comes out at the end of the month, featuring the track "Call Your Mom." Check out more at the groups bandcamp: https://delvonlamarrorgantrio.bandcamp.com
01/08/2021 01:48 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Sunday Afternoon
by The True Loves
(40 plays) | (0 fans)

A brand new song from the Seattle eight piece! In regards to this track, their guitarist Jimmy James recently told American Songwriter about the process, “the band was able to write and record their latest LP prior to the 2020 COVID-19 shutdowns. To create the 10-track record, the band went on a retreat to a remote location and hunkered down. The True Loves later honed the ideas borne from that creative excursion in an Emerald City studio. The members didn’t know it at the time, but recording the new record was one of the last opportunities for some time they’d have to be in a room to work out the parts.” Check out the full American Songwriter interview with Jimmy James here: https://americansongwriter.com/sunday-afternoon-the-true-loves-album-interview/
01/08/2021 01:44 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Never Too Much
by Luther Vandross
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

Speaking of Luther Vandross, “Never Too Much" was the hit lead single from Vandross' debut studio album of the same name in 1981.The title track hit number one on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart! The official music video is chock full of excellent early 80’s style: https://youtu.be/pNj9bXKGOiI
01/08/2021 01:38 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Young Americans
by David Bowie
(35 plays) | (0 fans)

From his album of the same name. Dubbed his “plastic soul” era, this breakout hit from his 1975 album introduced both Carlos Alomar and Luther Vandross as contributors. Check out this 1974 video of the exaggerated shoulder-pad era Bowie performing on the Dick Cavett Show: https://youtu.be/ydLcs4VrjZQ
01/08/2021 01:31 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Sound And Vision
by David Bowie
(151 plays) | (1 fan)

Happy birthday, David Bowie!!! From the 1977 release Low, produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti and written by Bowie, it is the first of his Berlin trilogy. Sound and Vision was the first single released off of it. Check out this charming live version of the song being performed live in concert, by request from the audience, here: https://youtu.be/GYEOlxcirX0
01/08/2021 01:28 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Mind Your Own Business
by Delta 5
(29 plays) | (0 fans)

A post-punk, funky bass driven banger about not sharing ice cream and keeping to your own business. Check out their performance of the song from a full concert recorded live at Hurrah on September 16, 1980: https://youtu.be/sUzdv3S7KTY
01/08/2021 01:25 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Hold On To Me
by Joey G, Klein Zage
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

You can find more of Joey G on the Orphan Records Bandcamp here: https://orphanrecordsradio.bandcamp.com/album/pub-talk
01/08/2021 01:21 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
by Shygirl
(13 plays) | (0 fans)

Them Magazine recently called Shygirl’s New SOPHIE-Produced Song “Slime” a “Club Banger for Queer Freaks” Check out the music video here: https://youtu.be/3-6iAyHES3c
01/08/2021 01:20 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
More Rhymin’
by MF Doom
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The album title is borrowed from Charles Bukowski's post-apocalyptic poem "Dinosauria, We", and Pitchfork included it in their top 50 albums of 2009. Read their full end of the year assessment of the album here: https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/7744-the-top-50-albums-of-2009/
01/08/2021 01:18 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
Rap Ambush
by MF Doom
(1 play) | (0 fans)

The legacy of British Rapper/Record Producer is continued to be honored after his untimely death in October. Variety described him as, “one of the scene's ‘most celebrated, unpredictable and enigmatic figures.’” Watch a 2015 interview with the metal masked legend here: https://youtu.be/JGu0ao_rdAk
01/08/2021 01:11 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
by Kilo Ali
(6 plays) | (0 fans)

The futuristic sounds of Kelela’s debut studio album on Warp Records combine electronic and R&B. Altadena is the closing track of this 2017 release. Pop Matters says in their review, “With Take Me Apart, she now pole-vaults herself into the center of the conversation, producing an ambitious and lovingly cultivated debut LP as opulent as it is inventive. The album's sound mainly picks up where the Hallucinogen highlight "Rewind" left off, veering slightly away from her more experimental and glitchy side in favor of sleek, emotive, subtly retro pop songs.” Read more details in the full Pop Matters review here: https://www.popmatters.com/kelela-take-me-apart-2497173283.html
01/08/2021 01:06 PM
DJ: Larry Mizell, Jr.
by Madison McFerrin
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Mexican Summer recording artist (and daughter of Bobby McFerrin) wrote Hindsight as a love letter to Bernie Sanders. It will appear on her debut album to be released later this year. Check out the music video that her famous fan, Questlove, calls “soulacapella:” https://youtu.be/Z_psCd61t_o
01/08/2021 01:02 PM
DJ: Cheryl Waters
The Greatest
by King
(11 plays) | (0 fans)

We Are King’s debut album made the trio the first indie artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Urban Contemporary Album! Their ultra cool 8-bit saturated official video for the track is a must see: https://youtu.be/UbpSV3gBRfk