Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 8

Posted in Artists, Radio on September 4th, 2008 by Hyphen


Hahaha, I just clicked play on the newest edition of GGR and it’s already gold.  Phonte’s opening joint is his tribute to Aaron Hall and Keith Sweat, and it only gets better from that point on:

This week Phonte discusses how John McCain has officially ethered himself, the failure of the American education system, and uncovers a lost duet between Keith Sweat and Aaron Hall.

  1. Phonte “I Wanna Do Ya Baby”
  2. D.R. “Hands Down”
  3. Q-Tip “Gettin Up”
  4. Jesse Boykins III “Tabloids” (Machinedrum Remix)
  5. Dwele “Feels So Good”
  6. Spon “Tango Flo” (feat. P.K. The Gift)
  7. The Randy Watson Experience “Electric Circus”
  8. The Randy Watson Experience “Paisley Rain & Purple Pancakes (i.e. Nigga I Ate Shrimp In Studio B)”
  9. The Herbaliser “It’s Just For You”
  10. RJD2 “Caged Bird”
  11. James Pants “Good Things”
  12. Pete Rock “That’s What I’m Talking About”
  13. Mary J. Blige “You Bring Me Joy”
  14. Slum Village “Fall In Love”
  15. Robert Strauss “Rhythm Of Life” (feat. Ritchie Henessey & Chris Rouse) (Yoruba Soul Mix)
  16. Capitol A “Serve It Up” (Starship Remix)
  17. Zo! “Inertia” (feat. Tiffany Paige)
  18. Domu presents Pete Simpson “Play This Song”
  19. DJ Vadim “Theme from Conquest of the Irrational” (The Prunes Remix)
  20. S1 “Be Sure”
  21. FS Green “Chancletas”
  22. Fat Jon “Tell Me”
  23. Samon Kawamura “How Long?”
  24. Eric Rico “Today”

Download here.

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 7

Posted in Artists, Radio on August 14th, 2008 by Hyphen


The latest edition of GGR has arrived, just in time to toss on the iPod for the weekend.  I was beginning to wonder when Tay and Brainchild would drop episode 7, and here it is.  Random Hyphen trivia: 7 is my favorite number.  Just thought you should know that.

This week, Phonte pays tribute to Isaac Hayes and Bernie Mac, explains why some women are attracted to married men, and makes his case for legalized prostitution.

  1. Bernie Mac Intro
  2. J Rawls presents the Liquid Crystal Project “Digital Funky”
  3. Daru & Reggie B “Good Love”
  4. A Tribe Called Quest “Keepin’ It Movin”
  5. Grooveman Spot “Benzaiten Love” (DJ Mitsu The Beats Remix) (feat. Count Bass D)
  6. Lanu “It’s Time” (feat. Kero One)
  7. Reggie B “Time”
  8. J*Davey “Slut Daddy”
  9. Lloyd “Girls Around The World” (Chuck’s Remix) (feat. Lil’ Wayne)
  10. DJ Mitsu The Beats “Right Here” (Seoul City Remix)
  11. Luke Vibert “No Stone Unturned”
  12. Squarepusher “Squeak”
  13. London Funk Allstars “Love Is What We Need”
  14. Cvees “Spread Love”
  15. Dwele “Brandi” (feat. Slum Village)
  16. Sam Sparro “Cottonmouth”
  17. Horace Brown “One For The Money”
  18. Kurious “I’m Kurious”
  19. Questionmark Asylum “Hey Look Away”
  20. Heavy D & The Boyz “Got Me Waiting”
  21. Nightmares On Wax “Morse”
  22. Jay-Z “Dead Presidents”
  23. Georgia Anne Muldrow “Larva”
  24. Reggie B “We R Here”
  25. Ta’Raach “Yeah”
  26. Comfort Fit “True Form”
  27. De La Soul “Shoomp”
  28. Isaac Hayes “A Few More Kisses To Go”

Download here.

Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 6

Posted in Artists, Radio on July 23rd, 2008 by Hyphen


Episode 6 of the internationally acclaimed Gordon Gartrell Radio podcast from Dr. Tigglesworth and Brainchild.  Just like our Sound Session archives, these are great to bump when you’re bored as hell at the job, passing time on the commute, or putting in work in the gym.  Here’s the description and tracklist:

The Cafe Au Lait Edition

This week Phonte celebrates the release of Zo! and Tigallo Love the 80’s, discusses why Rick Ross would’ve been better off marketing himself as a rapping corrections officer, and counts down the Top 10 Golden Brown Mocha Colored Women of All Time.

  1. Dam Funk “Galactic Funk
  2. Prince & The Revolution “Raspberry Beret”
  3. Rick James “Cold Blooded” (Re-Edit & Weep)
  4. Marvin Gaye “Rockin’ After Midnight”
  5. Ready For The World “Oh Sheila” (Trackademicks Remix)
  6. PPP “On A Cloud” (Trackademicks Remix)
  7. Hollyweerd “Members Only”
  8. India Arie “Brown Skin
  9. Spymusic “Dancery”
  10. Marc Mac presents Visioneers “Funkbox” (Jazzy Jeff Remix)
  11. J*Davey “J” (Instrumental)
  12. A Tribe Called Quest “Like It Like That” (Instrumental)
  13. J Dilla “Interlude” (Instrumental)
  14. Ne-Yo “Nobody”
  15. N*E*R*D “You Know What”
  16. Joss Stone “Girl, They Won’t Believe It”
  17. Marvin Gaye “Come Get To This”
  18. Jack Sample Pros “Perskryptsyn”
  19. Waajeed “Fire”
  20. J Dilla “Take Notice” (Instrumental)
  21. Brook D’leau “Untitled”
  22. The Detroit Experiment “Higher”
  23. Zo! and Tigallo “Steppin Out” (Trackademicks Extra Wet Like Stoney Jackson’s Curl Remix)

Download here.  Cop that Zo! and Tigallo too!

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 5

Posted in Artists, Radio on July 10th, 2008 by Hyphen


Yes y’all, another excellent podcast from Tay and Brainchild for Gordon Gartrell Radio.  Dope music and hilarious hosting, you know what it is.  Here’s the playlist and download link for GGR Episode 5:

  1. Thomas Fehlmann “Interstellar”
  2. Che Grand “Swing”
  3. The Roots “Criminal” (feat. Saigon & Truck North)
  4. Slum Village “Call Me” (feat. Dwele)
  5. Symbolyc 1 (aka S1) “Mash” (feat. Rapper Big Pooh & Kay)
  6. Erykah Badu “Soldier”
  7. Ryan Leslie “Diamond Girl” (Sir OJ Remix)
  8. Gangstarr “Zonin” (Instrumental)
  9. A Tribe Called Quest “Rock Rock Y’all” (Instrumental)
  10. Little Brother “Nighttime Maneuvers” (Instrumental)
  11. Mos Def “Speed Law” (Instrumental)
  12. Tek 9 “Gettin’ Down Again” (feat. Manifest & Cheewa)
  13. Group Home “Up Against The Wall”
  14. J Dilla “On You”
  15. Ugene Latumeten & Krewcial “#12″
  16. Zo! & Tigallo “Human”
  17. De La Soul “Copa Cabanga” (Instrumental)
  18. Bahamadia “I Confess” (Roots Remix Instrumental)
  19. INI “Grown Man Sport” (Instrumental)
  20. Jazzy Jeff “For The Love Of The Game” (Instrumental)
  21. Cassie “Me & U” (1 O.A.K. Remix)

Download here.

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 4

Posted in Artists, Radio on June 24th, 2008 by Hyphen


Phonte and Brainchild return with more dope music and hilarious commentary:

Phonte uncovers two new taped conversations that have leaked in the wake of the 50 Cent/Young Buck beef, and counts down the Top 10 Greatest Lite Brites of All Time.

  1. Little Brother “I See Now” (feat. Kanye West) (Instrumental)
  2. Wale “Strings”
  3. Royce The 5′9 “Boom”
  4. 2pac “Do For Love”
  5. Mel’isa Morgan “Fools Paradise”
  6. Jesse Boykins III “Baby I Don’t Know”
  7. Coldplay “Yellow”
  8. Comfort Fit “Sorry”
  9. DJ Day “A Place To Go”
  10. Freddie Cruger “Sunday Love Beat”
  11. The Away Team “The Blah Blah”
  12. Foster Sylvers “Misdemeanor” (Remix)
  13. 24 Karat Black “Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth”
  14. Sylvia Striplin “Can’t Turn Me Away” (Re-edit)
  15. Azymuth “Morning” (Peanut Butter Wolf Re-edit)
  16. Little Brother “Too Late For Us” (feat. Tiye Phoenix) (instrumental)
  17. Stevie Wonder “Superstition” (Todd Terje Edit)
  18. Stevie Wonder “You Got It Bad Girl” (The Randy Watson Experience Remix)
  19. Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” (Mr. Beatnick’s Reconstruction)
  20. Young Buck “Driving Down The Freeway” (feat. The Outlaws) (FS Green remix)

Download here.

LOOOOOOOL right off the bat at the spoofs of the 50/Buck convo.  Aw man.


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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 3

Posted in Artists, Radio on June 16th, 2008 by Hyphen


Yes! Another episode of Phonte and Brainchild’s always entertaining podcast, Gordon Gartrell Radio (I love that they made ID’s and a logo for this…greatness). I haven’t had time to listen to it yet, but here’s Tay’s description of the episode:

Phonte reflects on Father’s Day by saluting the greatest sitcom daddies of all time*, explaining the difference between a father and a daddy, and by giving the 2008 Ed O.G. “Be A Father To Your Child” Award to a worthy recipient.

*Phonte would like everyone to know that he discovered later on that Alan Thicke did not sing the “Growing Pains” and “Diff’rent Strokes” theme songs, but he did co-write them!

  1. Nicolay “Body
  2. Xscape “The Softest Place On Earth”
  3. Jon B “They Don’t Know”
  4. Ginuwine “I’ll Do Anything / I’m Sorry”
  5. Angie Stone “Wish I Didn’t Miss You”
  6. Mpho Skeef “What Hearts Share”
  7. Atjazz “Put It On” (feat. Ernesto) (Osunlade Remix)
  8. Spymusic “Din Daa Daa”
  9. Little Brother “Do It To Death” (Instrumental)
  10. Darien Brockington “He Will Break Your Heart” (Instrumental)
  11. Khrysis “Sunflower’s Lament”
  12. Foreign Exchange “Von Sees” (Instrumental)
  13. Idle Warship “Fall Back” (feat. Chester French)
  14. Masta Ace Incorporated “Born To Roll”
  15. Kidz In The Hall “Drivin’ Down The Block” (feat. Pusha T. Bun B & The Cool Kids) (Remix)
  16. Clipse “Ride Around Shinin’”
  17. Ghostface Killah “Nutmeg”
  18. Zo! “Time Table”
  19. Stephanie Mills & Teddy Pendergrass “Two Hearts”

Download here.

Props to Tay for the “Be A Father To Your Child” reference. We kicked off Sound Session with that last night…I’m working on getting the audio of our last show up for y’all ASAP.  Happy belated Father’s Day to all the dads out there.

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 2

Posted in Artists, Radio on June 3rd, 2008 by Hyphen

The big homey Phonte (of Little Brother) started a hilarious podcast with Brainchild called Gordon Gartrell Radio a few weeks back, and they just dropped the second episode. Some excellent music + Tay’s ramblings = gold. Here’s the playlist and download link:

  1. Tony! Toni! Tone! “I Couldn’t Keep It To Myself
  2. A Race of Angels “We”
  3. Brand New Heavies “Sex God” (featuring Phonte) (DJ Spinna Remix)
  4. Smoke E Digglera “Refreshin’
  5. Afta-1 “Believe”
  6. Samon Kawamura “Aaragon”
  7. Comfort Fit “Planetary Picknick”
  8. Declaime and Georgia Anne Muldrow “Robin Hood Theory”
  9. Nicolay and Kay “Stop My Way” (feat. Mic of the Legendary K.O.)
  10. Giovanca “A Matter of Fact
  11. Atjazz “Before” (feat. Clara Hill)
  12. R. Kelly “Red Carpet (Pause, Flash)”
  13. Common “The Questions”
  14. Q-Tip “Work It Out
  15. Skillz “So Good” (feat. Common) (Instrumental)
  16. D. Huston “So Good” (feat. Kev Brown) (Instrumental)
  17. The Pharcyde “Somethin That Means Somethin” (Instrumental)
  18. Pete Rock “Glowing”
  19. Waajeed “Fat Asia”
  20. Ray-J “I Like To Trick”
  21. 1 O.A.K. and Trackademicks “Got Me Hooked”
  22. Crucial Conflict “Hay”
  23. Kool and The Gang “You Don’ Have To Change”
  24. The Stovall Sisters “Yes To The Lord”

Download here, and check out the official GGR site as well.

See, wouldn’t you listen to the radio again if shows like Sound Session, Gordon Gartrell Radio, The Wake Up Show, Real Late With Peter Rosenberg, Street Sounds, and The Takeover were all on the air on one station? Someone over at XM/Sirius needs to make it happen…

And if you’re a young’n and confused about the name of GGR, peep game:

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