Archive for April, 2011

Playlist 04/28/11

Posted: 28th April 2011 by Dave in Playlists

This is the list of artists, albums, and songs Artist Album Track Salva Complex Housing Issey Miyake Stateless Matilda Ariel Ancient Astornauts Into Bass and Time Last Night (feat. Akua Naru Gold Panda Companion Fifth Ave Groundislava Groundislava Panorama Space Dimension Fabric 57: Agoria Mercurial Attraction Blueprint Adventures in Counter-Culture Go Hard or Go Home […]

XLR8R 195 – Shigeto

Posted: 26th April 2011 by Dave in Chatter

This guy is one of my favorite artists over the last 18 months. His release, Full Circle, stuck around on the Nerd Show playlist for months. The follow-up remix album was just recently bumped off the list, but there’s always something more around the corner. He drops a mix for the XLR8R Podcast and you […]

ESL Music sale

Posted: 25th April 2011 by Dave in Chatter

I caught a fortunate tweet by ESL Music on Twitter, @ESLmusicDC, that they were having a spring sale. Most notably there were very good deals on vinyl, which I’m a big fan of. Shop ESL Music I took the opportunity to pick up a handful of singles and an album. Very excited to play these: […]

Playlist 04/21/11

Posted: 21st April 2011 by Dave in Playlists

This is the list of artists, albums, and songs Artist Album Track Salva Complex Housing Keys Open Doors Los Chicharrons Roots of Life Bamako Stateless Matilda Assassinations Ancient Astornauts Into Bass and Time Rocket Science Rainbow Arabia Boys and Diamonds Without You Antonionian Antonionian My Mind’s I Zion I & The Grouch Heroes In the […]

Burial – Burial

Posted: 21st April 2011 by Dave in Albums, Chatter

Got this one on eBay recently, and though I won’t be playing it on the show tonight, it’s something I’ll play in the near future:

Gold Panda – NPR

Posted: 19th April 2011 by Dave in Chatter

An interesting interview with one of my favorite artists, Gold Panda: When I first encountered the music of British producer Gold Panda on an episode of All Songs Considered, I loved what I heard. However, I had little to no idea what I was hearing or where the sounds came from. When it comes to […]

Guru – One Year Later

Posted: 19th April 2011 by Dave in Video

A year ago we lost one of the most gifted and unique MCs on the planet, Guru. He had so many memorable tunes with Gang Starr, but I’ll only give you an early one here:

Playlist 04/14/11

Posted: 14th April 2011 by Dave in Playlists

This is the list of artists, albums, and songs Artist Album Track Salva Complex Housing Beached Los Chicharrons Roots of Life Timbuktu Stateless Matilda Ballad of NGB Ancient Astornauts Into Bass and Time Calvert Street Rock Mic Crenshaw Under the Sun Bad Blood Rainbow Arabia Boys and Diamonds Hai Antonionian Antonionian The Ride George Acosta […]

New Music – 04/07/11 & 04/14/11

Posted: 14th April 2011 by Dave in Albums, Singles and EPs

This is going to be quick and dirty. We’re talking about nearly 300 tracks to listen to, all told. Lots of good stuff too, as if there weren’t enough excellent music out there right now… 3:33 – EP-1 The definition of Crunchy Hip-Hop. Heavy basslines, distorted drum beats, distant synthesizers and noises sampled from the […]

Been digging this guy’s work, and this one is no exception: Numan – Punch Bag x POW 2011 (FREE DOWNLOAD) by UKNuman