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 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…

Excellent Reception Episode 6 | The Ladies

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we talk about the women who are producing and arranging the hiphop, electronic, and soul music you love. Some are just starting to make a name for themselves, while others have achieved legendary status.

Excellent Reception Episode 5 | Beats For Dilla

On this edition of Excellent Reception, we will celebrate the life of J Dilla as we focus on the genius that can be heard in instrumental hiphop and explore the evolution of beat centric music. Some tracks we’ll talk about are products of the post-Dilla era. Others are from producers, who just like J Dilla, have established there own signature style when it comes to using samples and drum machines to make music.

Excellent Reception Podcast | Episode 4 : Analog Grit

Listen: DOWNLOAD | (right click and save as) There are plenty of artists who look for a more organic sound and experiment with analog recording techniques. They appreciate how fuzz and distortion can add character to their instrumentation. On this episode, we will talk about a few artist who search to find the perfections in the…

Excellent Reception Podcast | Episode 3 : Best Albums of 2015

Listen:  DOWNLOAD | (right click and save as) On this episode of Excellent Reception, were talking about the some of the best albums of 2015.  There are really way too many great albums to mention, but these are a few that we felt needed to be highlighted. Here are some of our favorite albums of 2015 :…

Excellent Reception Podcast | Episode 2

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we’ll talk about a few artists who bring the recording studio to the stage and take the spirit of the one-man band to new realms.   These amazing songs are featured on this episode: Jamie Lidell – Completely Exposed Jeremy Ellis – Take Your time Low Leaf – As…