Excellent Reception | Episode 15 : Trip Hop

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to talk about the downtempo fusion of hiphop and electronic music known as Trip Hop. Listen: DOWNLOAD (right click and save as) | Subscribe This episode features these songs: Massive Attack – Lately Portishead – Numb DJ Shadow – Midnight In A Perfect World Attica Blues…

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…

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.