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Kicking off this episode with a couple of classics from one of Reggae's surviving pioneers Johnny Osbourne, who is scheduled to land in Australia next week for his first tour down under. I keep on the reggae vibe for a minute with a track off the new DJ Vadim album before heading into a heavy 80s Hip Hop set with plenty of raw drum machine sure shots. I detour slightly into some classic 70s rock before settling into some new release soul joints from the likes of SWV, Cool Uncle, and Brian McKinght - But not before ending with some…
Last month marked the fourteenth year of this Groove Therapy podcast, so I thought it appropriate to change it up slightly by giving the series some new cover art. The usual collage of nine albums that used to make up each episodes cover has run its course. There are now a bunch of other non-descript podcasts who use that same motif, so I wanted to give the cover art a more striking and recognizable look, allowing me to highlight my feature pick for each episode - and for this mix that honor has to go to Missy Elliot who just…
A special episode this week where I select nine classic soul joints, and stack them up with a bunch of Hip Hop and R&B tracks that sample them.
Saturday, 05 March 2016 21:37

O-II-SHI presents Mr Choc

Mr Choc of the world famous The Beat Junkies is set to rock O-ii-shi! with an exclusive party rocking Sydney show.
Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:37

The Genius Of J Dilla

J Dilla a.k.a Jay Dee, born James D. Yancey, was one of the few artists whose records were bought on sight, played until digested and then discussed among fans and critics. He kept Hip Hop relevant long after many of its greatest heroes had creatively left it for dead. Well respected musicians such as Questlove, Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, Common & Janet Jackson have worked with, and been influenced by J Dilla’s talents and he is often described as “your favourite producers favourite producer”. There are many talented beat makers and producers, but there will only be one…
There's a new label in town and it's been making lots of noise of recent. The team at Dinked records aren't new to this. They have been around the block and back a few times, and have had lots of experience in putting out records with previous projects - and the expertise definitely shows with this series of fantastic releases. It's worth mentioning that these are all legitimate reissues fully licensed through their respective publishers. Some of these have never had a previous releases on 45 - And for those tracks that have had a 45 release, you would definitely…