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01/15/2021 05:57 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Poetic Justice
by Joel Culpepper
(1 play) | (0 fans)

Check out the beautiful "Poetic Justice" video directed by Julianknxx- JUST RELEASED! https://youtu.be/ZUp8H3j0_Tk
01/15/2021 05:52 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Sunday Afternoon
by The True Loves
(39 plays) | (0 fans)

A brand new song from the Seattle eight piece! Guitarist Jimmy James recently told American Songwriter about the process of recording, the band was able to write and record their latest LP prior to the 2020 COVID-19 shutdowns. 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 interview with Jimmy James here: https://americansongwriter.com/sunday-afternoon-the-true-loves-album-interview/ And then head over to the KEXP YouTube channel for an exclusive intimate performance live at The Little London Plane during Upstream Music Fest in 2018: https://youtu.be/I2njMBxlnmM
01/15/2021 05:47 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
On the Avenue
by Tufawon
(1 play) | (0 fans)

NEW MUSIC! from Tufawon, a Dakota/Boricua hip hop artist from Minneapolis. His name represents his mixed identity, and his music is a reflection of his life experiences, hopes and dreams for the future, spirituality, love, and the realities of the world. A common vibe in his music is humor and lighthearted, fun songs. The underlying message in his music is always connected to freedom. https://tufawon.bandcamp.com/music
01/15/2021 05:38 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
The Disruptor Suite
by I Self Devine
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

Minneapolis musician and community organizer, I Self Devine talked to Gabriel on Sound & Vision last summer, discussing his 2018 collaborative project 'Dismembered & Unarmed' as well as his philosophies around community organizing, learning and building off past movements, and doing the internal work. “When it's time for me to transition into the spirit world, I want to be very light, meaning that I've handled all of my issues and I've done my work. What do they say? ‘What happened to you wasn’t your fault, but how you handle it is.’ I have a responsibility to ensure that as an organizer, I'm not a caricature of myself or of what it is that we're doing. I’m grounded in my teachings." https://www.kexp.org/podcasts/sound-vision/2020/6/19/i-self-devine-collective-trauma-and-community-organizing/
01/15/2021 05:36 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros

NEW MUSIC from 13-year-old singer and activist Keedron Bryant - an anthemic cover of gospel legend LaShun Pace’s classic song “I Know I Been Changed,” produced by Dem Jointz , and featuring vocals from the rapper Symba and artist Gary Clark Jr.
01/15/2021 05:29 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Wind Parade
by Jordan Rakei
(24 plays) | (0 fans)

Now re-imagined by London-based Australian multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer Jordan Rakei, the original "Wind Parade" - recorded by trumpeter Donald Byrd on his 1975 R&B fusion classic, 'Places and Spaces' - was produced by Larry and Alphonso Mizell. https://bit.ly/3lF2rpx
01/15/2021 05:25 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Get Up
by Amel Larrieux
(5 plays) | (0 fans)

2000 debut solo album from the NYC neo-soul singer/songwriter/keyboardist.
01/15/2021 05:19 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros

Named after The Black Star Line, a shipping company founded by Marcus Garvey, Brooklyn Hip Hop duo Black Star (Mos Def and Talib Kweli) formed in 1997. With content deeply rooted in social consciousness and political issues, the duo's music helped shape underground alternative rap, bringing it into the mainstream. http://www.talibkweli.com/black-star/
01/15/2021 05:13 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Think Twice (DJ Muro's KG Mix)
by J Dilla
(2 plays) | (0 fans)

New remix of “Think Twice” by Japanese DJ/producer Muro from a reissue dropping Feb 5 celebrating the 20th anniversary of J Dilla‘s classic debut studio album 'Welcome 2 Detroit' with a special 7” 45 vinyl box set and digital album. The record’s 20th anniversary edition arrives with instrumentals, brand new interpretations of “Think Twice” and “Rico Suave Bossa Nova”, a selection of previously unreleased alternative mixes and studio outtakes that are all pressed over a collection of 12 7” records. https://uproxx.com/music/j-dilla-welcome-2-detroit-20th-anniversary/
01/15/2021 05:10 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Midnight Morning
by Menahan Street Band
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

New music from the Brooklyn-based collaborative containing members of the Dap Kings, Antibalas, El Michels Affair, and Budos Band. https://daptonerecords.com/artists/menahan-street-band/
01/15/2021 05:05 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
Black Coffee in Bed
by Bilal & Nikki Jean
(7 plays) | (0 fans)

"Black Coffee in Bed" is one of Squeeze's biggest hits and a fan favorite at their concerts to this day. For the sixth installment in the Swindles series, (interesting and magical versions of the Squeeze canon done by other artists), Bilal & Nikki Jean navigate this soulful, iconic song from 1982. As always, the release was produced and engineered by Swindles curator and Squeeze aficionado Steve Mandel. https://yeprocrecords.bandcamp.com/album/black-coffee-in-bed
01/15/2021 05:01 AM
DJ: Gabriel Teodros
People Like Me
by Joyo Velarde
(3 plays) | (0 fans)

Filipino hip hop/soul singer and partner to Lyrics Born, who said her musical influences were Chaka Khan and Minnie Ripperton. https://www.facebook.com/joyovelarde/