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Pursuit Grooves - Fun Like Passion

Pursuit Grooves – Fun Like Passion

It’s taken me too long to get around to writing this post, but now that I’m on kind of an instrumental kick, it seems appropriate. Here’s another great producer you need to be up on, Pursuit Grooves. If you like Flying Lotus, 14KT and those type of folks, you’ll dig Pursuit Grooves. She was kind...
Karma Stewart - The Karma EP

Karma Stewart – The Karma EP

Karma Stewart is from the PPP camp and appeared on the track “On A Cloud.” Her free EP download “The Karma EP” was recently made available and it showcases her¬† strong, distinctive personality. Her sound is not your average progessive soul vibe. It’s very edgy with strong rock influences. The EP was produced by PPP...
Garth Trinidad Returns to Weeknights on KCRW from 8 to10pm

Garth Trinidad Returns to Weeknights on KCRW from 8 to10pm

Here’s the news, straight from the horse’s mouth: Starting December 1, KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad returns to weeknights, hosting a music show from 8 to 10pm PST, the slot previously occupied by new Music Director and Host of Morning Becomes Eclectic Jason Bentley. Garth has been on the air at KCRW since 1996 and hosted...
10th Annual Thanks Givends Benefit

10th Annual Thanks Givends Benefit

Thanks Givends is an annual event in Los Angeles that brings together the cream of LA’s music scene to raise money around the holiday¬† for important community arts programs and individuals in need. Every year two recipients are chosen, one always being The Mar Vista Family Center, which is where LA’s beloved DJ Dusk was...
BST Collective - Music For A Saturday Evening

BST Collective – Music For A Saturday Evening

Alumni of URB’s Next 100 feature, Black Stone Theatre Collective are making old school soul, funk and disco sound good as new on their album Music For A Saturday Evening. Producer Andy C is the mastermind behind it all and he is joined by a selection of Chi-town vocalists – Keanna Johnson, Tunji, Yaw, and...
Download Brittany Bosco - Spectrum EP

Download Brittany Bosco – Spectrum EP

Brittany Bosco is a progressive soul diva out of Savannah, GA, and honestly that’s about as much as I know about her except that her quite excellent EP “Spectrum” is available for free download and has been creating quite some buzz just recently. Her sound easily traverses terrain from progressive, space-age soul (eg “Glitch”, “City...

DJ Anthony Valadez’ KCRW Show

The Man Anthony Valadez just dropped another luscious mix on his KCRW radio show – catch him every other Saturday from 3am – 6am. Or listen right here, below. PLAYLIST OCTOBER 12 2008 DEE JAY ANTHONY VALADEZ Quantic Westbound D Train Dj Nuts Embalo Jovem Coffee Garner LE Soun Boogie Ninja Simone Jazz On It...
Plantlife - Love Toy

Plantlife – Love Toy

I dig Plantlife. They’re fonky in all kinds of ways. Their first album “The Return of Jack Splash” was out seemingly eons ago and did not get as widespread a hubbub as it warranted, if you ask me. Now finally the follow-up “Time Traveller” is scheduled for release in June. I believe there were some...