Ask for Janice. Download free mp3 here. Beastie Boys Interview (excerpt), ABC News Radio, 1985. Beastie Boys – Stop That Train – Paul’s Boutique, 1989. A Tribe Called Quest – Vibes and Stuff – The Low End Theory, 1991. Eddie Palmieri – Caminando – Vámonos Pa’l Monte, 1971. Beastie Boys – Groove Holmes – Check […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode (718) 498-1043 – The Cachaçeiro Mixtape
This weekend marks 7 years since the passing of legendary and inspirational hip hop Bodhisattva, J Dilla (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006). Here is Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix that he produced live for Hot 97’s Throwback at Noon show this time last year to honor the man. It’s over an hour of head-bobbing […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode DILLA. Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix
“Time has officially ended.” – Sun Ra. So Jesús Ibáñez showed up on my beach on Tuesday evening and he appeared a little out of his mind, with wild, sleepless eyes, ruminating on death, existence and the end of time, a new tattoo on his arm of a strange, cyclopic skull with a halo hovering […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 20 (Side A) – The Black Helicopters Mixtape.
“Don’t give me banana, potato and yam at the same time.” Francis Bebey, New Track. Download free mp3 here. Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro – The Dreaming Mind (Part 1) – Tradition in Transition, 2009. Oralndivo – Onde Anda O Meu Amor – Black Rio: Brazil Soul Power 1971-1980, 2002. Karl Hector – Wajeer Ta […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 714 – The New Track Mixtape.
Ataraxia: a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquility. “Mi melodía es para ti.” Click to enjoy. Download free mp3 here. Israel “Cachao” López – Descarga cubana – The Havana Sessions (1957-61), 2007. Israel “Cachao” López – Goza mi trompeta – The Havana Sessions (1957-61), 2007. Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – Échate pa’lla – […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 22.5 – The Ataraxia Mixtape
Just in time for the weekend, people – Saudade Brothers Sound System bringing more fine beats and spirits for the occasion. Press play to enjoy or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 15 (mp3) here to bring the ruckus with you! Quantic – Tell It Like You Mean It – An Announcement to Answer, 2006. Chico Science […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 15 – The Graduation in Zion Mixtape
“…At first there was nothing…then nothing turned itself inside-out and became something.” – Sun Ra. Komuso Crew digging crates for this global sonic gallimaufry. Press play to enjoy… or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade: Episode 14 (mp3) here. Burning Spear – Travelling – Spear Burning, 2001. Prince Alla – Bosrah (Extended) – I Can Hear the Children […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 14
Back from the lab with more purely epicurean head-nodding selections for your sybaritic pleasure. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade: Episode 13 – the HIP HOP Mixtape (mp3) here. Sir Menelik, Grand Puba & Sadat X – 7XL – Soundbombing 2, 1999. Reflection Eternal featuring Jay Electronica, J. Cole & Mos Def – Just Begun – Revolutions […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 13 – the HIP HOP Mixtape.
Strictly the most improbably headbobbable beats to kick back and relax to this rainy evening, 100% courtesy of the late, great Tokyo DJ Seba Jun a.k.a. Nujabes (read more about him here). This mixtape was originally made rough-cut style for personal consumption only, and was only recently unearthed and dusted off from deep within the […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 12 – The Nujabes Mixtape.
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Another episode, another guest – and tonight the guest is me, Disko Baloba, chilling in the piso of the one and only Jesús Ibáñez in Vigo, Galiza, EU on my way back from my home […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 10 – Live from Vigo!