On this episode of The Black Gold Historical Society, we take a look at the life of trumpeter / educator Donald Byrd. Check out his story plus the music of Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Art Blakey, Guru, J Dilla, and more.
Tune in every Monday with Brer Sunshine at 10p CST on 101.5fm WXNA (streaming at www.wxnafm.org)
We sat down with renowned house DJ and founder of Freerange Records, Jimpster to talk about his background, producing, favorite records, and his recent EP release One EP with Wajeed and Casamena. Check it out below!
Our good friends Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia have played a key role in weaving the fabric of the hip-hop scene we know and love by introducing the world to legendary artists through their infamous radio show. Now, after three decades of influencing culture, the radio legends and dynamic duo Stretch & Bobbito have released their first ever album, No Requests. Check it out and pre-order the vinyl, cassette, and 45 box set here.
Danced Til Midnight is the brainchild of DJ, producer and musician Andy Anderson. Since 2015 the band has been releasing modern funk tracks and collaborating with a range of artists established and new, including Tall Black Guy, The Revenge and Egyptian Lover. They return to 2020 with the Real Love EP. The release combines that uncut funk with a pair of deep house groovers in the form of remixes of the title track. Fusing the funk band aesthetic of the original versions with the reworks from two vibrant and innovative house producers makes for a heady mix.