On our “dirty” thirty episode we flip over some dusty crates and enjoy some psychedelic snax with the ‘Lord’s Player’ Hymnal & Mixmaster Wolf of Psychedelic Stax on an all vinyl episode of Beats of All-Nations Radio.
Hymnal is an unsung hero in Los Angeles Hip Hop, having ‘been there’ when everything important was ever going on in the LA Underground, he is known for his contributions as feature emcee on Cut Chemist’s solo records, his history with the group Dark Leaf and his involvement as a member of Psychedelic Stax radio program on Dublab. Mixmaster Wolf is another member Psychedelic Stax & Dark Leaf, front man for LA funk legends, BREAKESTRA, and rotates records on the reg at FUNKY SOLE.
Mike Styles kicks off the show with a mix of trippy jazz and soul from around the globe and we close with artist/designer Falcn 23, making his BOAN Radio debut playing further selections into the mellow psych realm.
Engineer: DJ Gabe Real
Cover Art: Falcn23
Photo/Edits: Mike Styles
Mike Styles brings the Carnaval after party with some nice Brasilian tunes and then Cut Chemist and co. talk with one of our favorite sample based producers and artist, Mumbles (Book Of Human Language by Aceyalone) and his beginnings, current and future projects.
Getting 2018 off to a great start at A Stable Sound. Cut Chemist and legendary Hip Hop photographer/director/cultural enthusiast, B+ get way deep in LA music history and his explorations of music around the world. Much of which is captured in his recent photo book, GHOST NOTES: Music of the Unplayed. Recorded Live at Dublab.
Cut Chemist takes us back to school with an all 45’s megamix tribute to the Deep Funk era made famous by legendary DJs and collectors such as Keb Darge, Ian Wright, and Dj Shadow. Take a trip back to a time when record stores still lined the streets and funk records could still be found in them. All OG, well except for Soul Drifters…
Following the recent release of “Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist’s Colombian Crates Remixed,” curated by A Stable Sound & Beats of All-Nations, Cut Chemist invited the West Coast contributors of the project in to the studio showcase their various styles of production, performance and to talk about the process of digging through his crates and giving ’em a new sound. Co. Fee, Yukicito, Sumohair and DJ Gabe Real join Cut Chemist & Mike Styles on episode 21. Happy Bday Mike Styles!
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“I finally get to flex my Colombian crates and what better day than April 1st, Ozomatli‘s anniversary. This episode features a live phone call with the band during their rehearsal in Salt Lake City, Utah. We also feature fellow digger and engineer, Simon Guzman as we talk about our recent trip to Colombia and all of its music exploits. Enjoy!”
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In honor of his passing, Edan and I play our favorite rap records that sample Clyde Stubblefield’s classic beat that changed hip hop forever.
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Cut Chemist hosts a celebration of Black History Month, Valentines Day and the music of J Dilla featuring mixes by Mike Styles, Kali Dubz and Marvski.
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First show of 2017 featuring Mathieu Schreyer of KCRW and a special pop in guest, Brewery Town Beats talking about his reissue project with the legendary soul/funk group Magnum. This episode also celebrates the women march as Marvski mixes up some classic female rap songs, Moog pioneer, Jean Jacques Perrey‘s birthday and the Inaugural get down of the Funk Off Moviemix, a 30 minute short film set to the French industrial mega mix Cut did a couple years back. Watch Here. Mike Styles kicks off the show with some resistance music from around the world including a classic from the recently departed, William Onyeabor. Enjoy!
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A Special Bob James birthday celebration that features some of my favorite uses of the classic song, “Nautilus”. See how the art of sampling has evolved through the use of one song. Enjoy! -Cut Chemist
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In celebration of jazz musician Bob James’ December 25th birthday, Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5 cooked up a special exclusive episode of A Stable Sound podcast. With tracks like “Beats To The Rhyme” by Run-DMC and “Daytona 500” by Ghostface Killah, the mix spans Hip Hop songs from 1981-2016, and all sample James’ 1974 single, “Nautilus.” Normally powered by Dublab, episodes of A Stable Sound podcast run the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Listen above.