Excellent Reception | Episode 14 : Been Here For Years

This time on Excellent Reception, we are going to explore the early works of some our favorite modern music makers: Anderson .Paak, SBTRKT, Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon, Kaytranada, and Noelle Scaggs of Fitz & The Tantrums. Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe The featured songs on this episodes are: Anderson .Paak…

Excellent Reception | Episode 13 : Pos K

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are taking a closer look at Positive K and his most well known song “I Got A Man”. Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe This time we are featuring these songs: Positive K – “Quarter Gram Pam” Positive K – “Step Up Front” Positive K…

Excellent Reception | Episode 11.5 : Jazz *Bonus* Episode

This is a bonus follow up to episode 11. Here are a few extra songs by other artists that are worth a mention. Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe On this bonus episode we feature these songs: Nicola Conte – Love In BADBADNOGOOD – Cashmere Soil & Pimp – Paraiso Bajka –…

Excellent Reception | Episode 11 : Jazz Thang

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to explore the new wave of jazz musicians that have helped to reinvigorate the art form and drawn in a new breed young jazz enthusiasts. Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe On this episode we feature these songs: Kamasi Washington – The Rhythm…

Excellent Reception | Episode 10 : Radioversary

On this very special episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to celebrate our host lil’dave’s 20th year of doing radio.  From the Down Lo Mix Show to Eavesdrop Radio, he has built a legacy exposing people to great music.  We are going to take some time to dig through his cassette tape archives and see…

How the TR-808 drum machine added the low end to modern music.

[From Excellent Reception : Episode 9] By lil’dave The classic drum machine known as the “808”, has maintained a place in the backbeat of popular music since it’s creation in the early 1980’s all the way up to today. It’s unique sound has helped to define numerous genres, such as Techno, Miami Bass, Electro and…