Sound Session #520 (5/31/15) – 10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #3

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on June 18th, 2015 by Hyphen

SNSS

Oh man, very late on getting you guys some recent SNSS episodes to rock to in the car, on the train/bus, at the gym, at the desk, etc., my bad!  Luckily, the music from our final 10 Year Anniversary Special is timeless.  If you missed parts 1 and 2, click here.  Again, we went through our archives and picked out two records from each year that we really, really loved, and thought represented the show well.  There were hundreds of other GREAT songs that didn’t quite make the cut, so these are really some of our favorites.

We also took a few minutes out of the show to give the homey Post Malone his first radio interview.  Fun little fact to look back on years from now…

The next two episodes will be up soon.  Enjoy the cuts!

Show #520 (5-31-15)
**10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #3**

1.    Jay-Z – “Dear Summer” (2005)
2.    Kanye West ft. Jay-Z – “Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix)” (2005)
3.    The Game ft. Kanye West – “Wouldn’t Get Far” (2006)
4.    J Dilla – “Won’t Do” (2006)
5.    **INTERVIEW WITH POST MALONE**
6.    Amy Winehouse – “Me & Mr. Jones” (2007)
7.    Outlawz ft. Young Buck & Dion – “Drivin’ Down The Freeway” (2007)
8.    Big Boi ft. Raekwon & Andre3000 – “Royal Flush” (2008)
9.    N.E.R.D. – “You Know What” (2008)
10.    Nipsey Hussle – “Hussle In The House” (2009)
11.    Pac Div – “Mayor” (2009)
12.    Shad – “Rose Garden” (2010)
13.    Nottz ft. Dwele – “You Need This Music” (2010)
14.    Frank Ocean – “Novacane” (2011)
15.    Tyler, The Creator – “Yonkers” (2011)
16.    Yuna – “Live Your Life” (2012)
17.    Gilbere Forte – “Pray” (2012)
18.    Drake ft. Jhene Aiko – “From Time” (2013)
19.    Drake ft. Sampha – “Too Much” (2013)
20.    Anna Lunoe ft. Jesse Boykins III – “Heartbreak In Motion” (2014)
21.    J. Cole – “Fire Squad” (2014)
22.    Scribes – “Roll My Way” (Local Music) (2009)
23.    Ray Dalton – “So Emotional” (Local Music) (2012)
24.    Blue Scholars – “Southside Revival” (Local Music) (2005)

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Sound Session #519 (5/24/15) – 10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #2

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 27th, 2015 by Hyphen

SNSS

As mentioned last week, we’re taking the rest of May to celebrate our 10 Year SNSS Anniversary and in that vein, here’s our 2nd of 3 special episodes.  We aren’t stretching this out just to remind everyone that we’ve been on air for a decade (though that’s incredibly dope), but instead, we just wanted to play more of the great music from years past.  You know how hard it is to narrow down almost 10k songs to highlight just a few?  Bruh.

So we followed the same plan from last week, picking 2 tracks from each year and mixing in some of our favorite local records too.  As you’d expect, the music is flames and acts as a nice snapshot of what we’ve done for over 500 consecutive Sundays.  Enjoy some classics, old & new, from artists like Lupe, The Roots, Jay-Z, Kanye, Elzhi, Common, Big K.R.I.T., Bilal, Slum Village, Raekwon, denitia and sene, Hi-Tek, and more!

Show #519 (5-24-15)
**10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #2**

1.    Obie Trice – “Wanna Know” (2005)
2.    Slum Village ft. Dwele – “Call Me” (2005)
3.    Lupe Fiasco – “Hurt Me Soul” (2006)
4.    Hi-Tek ft. Dion & Talib Kweli – “Let It Go” (2006)
5.    DJ Drama ft. Outkast & Marsha Ambrosius – “Da Art Of Storytellin, Pt. 4” (2007)
6.    Common ft. Dwele – “The People” (2007)
7.    Elzhi ft. Royce Da 5’9” – “Motown 25” (2008)
8.    The Roots ft. Dice Raw, Peedi Crakk, & DJ Jazzy Jeff – “Get Busy” (2008)
9.    Timbaland ft. Drake & Lupe Fiasco – “Say Something (Hyphen Edit)” (2009)
10.    Raekwon ft. Cappadonna & Ghostface Killah – “10 Bricks” (2009)
11.    Kendrick Lamar ft. Jhene Aiko – “Growing Apart (To Get Closer)” (2010)
12.    Bilal – “Think It Over” (2010)
13.    Big K.R.I.T. – “The Vent” (2011)
14.    Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Gotta Have It” (2011)
15.    Chief Keef ft. Pusha T, Kanye West, Big Sean, & Jadakiss – “I Don’t Like (Remix)” (2012)
16.    Meek Mill ft. Big Sean – “Burn” (2012)
17.    Smash Brovaz – “Whatever” (2013)
18.    denitia and sene – “trip. fall.” (2013)
19.    Fabolous ft. Jeremih – “Thim Slick” (2014)
20.    The Physics – “My Place” (Local Music) (2010)
21.    Dave B ft. Sol – “Boathouse” (Local Music) (2014)
22.    Framework – “Mom Cries” (Local Music) (2005)

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Sound Session #518 (5/17/15) – 10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #1

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 25th, 2015 by Hyphen

SNSS

As mentioned in the last few updates, we’re in the midst of our 10 year SNSS anniversary, officially occurring on May 8th.  That’s right, our 1st show was May 8th, 2005, so we’re now a few weeks into year 10.  We’ve hit some big milestones in the past (most recently, show #500), but 10 years feels like the biggest.  10 years is a long time to do anything, let alone host an independent music show in today’s commercial radio market. That’s longer than high school + college.  That’s longer than most people have been with their significant other (I know friends who have been married…and divorced…and remarried…during the time we’ve been on air hahah).  That’s longer than Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and the iPhone have existed.  MySpace came and went.  When we started, only fans of Chicago politics had ever heard the name Barack Obama.  The world’s population has almost grown by 1 billion people in the last decade.  In other words, 1/8th of the world doesn’t know what life without Sound Session is like hahaha.

We did our first show when I was just 23, which, aside from making me feel old AF, means that SNSS has been a part of my entire post-college life.  It’s given me friends, memories, and opportunities that I’ll cherish forever.  It’s impossible for me to sum up what it has meant to me and it has been an honor to share that with my brother…a man I used to watch host/perform/organize damn near every hip-hop event in the city when I was in high school…a true Seattle legend, J. Moore.  Salute, OG.

As always, we’re thankful (Marshawn voice) for KUBE giving us the opportunity, especially Eric Powers and Karen Wild, who have always been in our corner.  Their support has given us the freedom to develop the show and SNSS brand into what it is today.  We’re also very appreciative of all the artists, managers, DJ’s, bloggers, promoters, etc. that have been a part of the show and helped us in one way or another.  Most importantly, thanks to you, the listeners.  We’re here to share good music with y’all and that experience alone has made all our hard work worth it.  Thanks for enjoying this run with us.  Here’s to 10 more years, if not more!

To celebrate, we’ve been combing through our archives and looking at all the great records we’ve played.  In a perfect world, we would just run it all back.  Cuts…for…days.  For each show during the rest of May, we’re playing 2 of our favorite tracks from every year in the past decade, plus some classic local records.  Here’s the first special episode, featuring classics from Damian Marley, Little Brother, J Dilla, Mos Def, John Legend, Kanye, Kendrick, Nas, Frank Ocean, Drake, Macklemore, and so many more.  Remember when (and where) you heard ’em first…

Enjoy!

Show #518 (5-17-15)
**10 Year Anniversary Special, Week #1**

1.    Damian Marley – “Welcome To Jamrock” (2005)
2.    Little Brother ft. Darien Brockington – “Slow It Down” (2005)
3.    De La Soul ft. MF Doom – “Rock Co.Kane Flow” (2006)
4.    J Dilla ft. Common & D’Angelo – “So Far To Go” (2006)
5.    Mr. Vegas – “Lean With It” (2007)
6.    UGK ft. Outkast – “International Players Anthem” (2007)
7.    Busta Rhymes – “Don’t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On ‘Em)” (2008)
8.    John Legend ft. Andre3000 – “Green Light” (2008)
9.    Mos Def ft. Slick Rick – “Auditorium” (2009)
10.    Clipse ft. Cam’ron & Pharrell – “Popular Demand (Popeyes)” (2009)
11.    Dam-Funk ft. MC Eiht & Steve Arrington – “Hood Pass Intact (Remix)” (2010)
12.    Kanye West – “Dark Fantasy” (2010)
13.    Kendrick Lamar – “Cut You Off” (2011)
14.    Dom Kennedy – “Goodbye” (2011)
15.    Nas – “The Don” (2012)
16.    Frank Ocean – “Pyramids” (2012)
17.    Drake – “Come Thru” (2013)
18.    The Internet – “Dontcha” (2013)
19.    Doja Cat – “So High” (2014)
20.    Schoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio” (2014)
21.    Jarv Dee – “I Just Wanna” (Local Music) (2012)
22.    Macklemore – “The Town” (Local Music) (2009)
23.    Romaro Franceswa ft. Fearce Vill – “Bounce” (Local Music) (2013)

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Sound Session #500 (1/11/15)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on January 12th, 2015 by Hyphen

SNSS

This was a Sound Session to remember.  In 2015, the show will achieve two significant milestones and this week marked the first of those: our 500th show.  We started SNSS in May of 2005, not knowing how long we’d do it, what it would become, or the impact we would have on the Seattle hip-hop scene (and perhaps the national scene, here and there).  Turns out, J. Moore and I put on a pretty decent radio show that music heads generally enjoy…and 500 Sundays later, here we are, on the verge of our 2nd milestone: the 10 year SNSS anniversary in May.

For episode #500, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and play a variety of songs from artists we championed heavily on the show.  Some were already well established (Hov, Dilla, Common, Kanye), but the majority were artists that we were able to support early on in their careers.  As a result, we’ve been honored to be the place where lots of our listeners were exposed to developing artists that later grew into some of the best in the game (if I had a nickel for every, “maaaan, the first time I heard ____ was on SNSS!”…).  Lots of artists got their first ever radio spins or interviews with our show and it’s truly a pleasure to help give these cats the shine they deserve.  So enjoy this blast from the past, with classics from the aforementioned heavyweights, plus good friends of the show J. Cole, Black Milk, Royce Da 5’9″, Jake One, Shad, U-N-I, The Physics, Little Brother, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, Mayer Hawthorne, Little Dragon, and more.  These were all important records/artists during the last 500 shows and we enjoyed spinning some of their best material all night.

For the last track, we went back…way back…back into time…and pulled out a classic DJ Honda/Mos Def track that I’m sure you all know.  This was the last record I played on my college radio show (KSPC what up!  Kev Sakoda what up!!!) when I graduated (Pomona-Pitzer what up!!!) and it has special significance to me.  As mentioned on the show and hinted about previously on my socials, I’ve decided to pursue a work opportunity at my day job, ESPN, which will require me to take an extended business trip to our London office for about a year.  When a company like ESPN says they want to fly you to London to get international and managerial experience, it’s pretty much a no brainer…

That said, I’m really sad that I won’t be joining J on air during my time abroad.  However, much like the rest of the iceberg you don’t see under the water (SNSS as glacial metaphor: +2 points), there’s a lot of back end work that we put in every week for the show and I’ll still be involved with all of that.  So don’t worry, it’s still SNSS all day, but you’ll just have to do without hearing my silly voice and even sillier jokes on air (connect with me on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram if you need those).  I’ll continue to check in with y’all via these archives and like Mos said, “gotta lotta things I got to do // but God willing, I’m comin’ back to you…”

500 shows down, here’s to 500 more!

Show #500 (1-11-15)
**500th Show Celebration**

1.    Jay-Z – “Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)”
2.    J. Cole – “Lights Please”
3.    Black Milk ft. Royce Da 5’9” – “Losing Out”
4.    Jake One ft. Vitamin D, C Note, Maine, & Ish (of Shabazz Palaces) – “Home” (Local Music)
5.    Blu & Exile – “Dancing In The Rain”
6.    Shad – “I Don’t Like To”
7.    U-N-I – “Beautiful Day”
8.    Dom Kennedy – “1997”
9.    The Physics – “I Just Wanna Beat” (Local Music)
10.    Little Brother ft. Dion – “Step It Up”
11.    Jay Electronica – “Exhibit C”
12.    Kanye West ft. Dwele – “Flashing Lights”
13.    Drake – “Say What’s Real”
14.    Kid Cudi – “Day N Nite”
15.    Theophilus London – “Flying Overseas”
16.    Macklemore – “White Privilege” (Local Music)
17.    Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart, Pt. 1”
18.    Common ft. Kanye West & John Legend – “They Say”
19.    J Dilla – “Won’t Do”
20.    Amy Winehouse ft. Ghostface Killah – “You Know I’m No Good”
21.    Mayer Hawthorne – “Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out”
22.    Little Dragon – “Constant Surprises”
23.    Frank Ocean – “Novacane”
24.    BJ The Chicago Kid – “Good Luv’n”
25.    The Weeknd – “What You Need”
26.    DJ Honda ft. Mos Def – “Travellin’ Man” (Throwback of the Week)

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Sound Session #456 (3-9-14)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on March 10th, 2014 by Hyphen

SNSS

As mentioned in my last update, it’s SXSW week!  If you’ll be in Austin, definitely hit up J. Moore and myself so we can link up.  We’ll be around all week, hanging out, working, hooping, eating, chilling, etc..  See you there!

Peep this week’s episode of SNSS for new music from Rick Ross, Big K.R.I.T., Curren$y, B-Real, The Lox, Troy Ave, Lloyd Banks, Black Milk, Jamall Bufford, Russ, and more, plus an extended block of throwback records honoring The Notorious B.I.G.’s passing and the 20th anniversary of Gang Starr’s classic album, Hard To Earn.  We were also joined in studio by Louis V, Cashier, V. Dot, and Fleeta Partee (…sort of).

Enjoy!

Show #456 (3-9-14)

  1. Rick Ross ft. Kanye West & Big Sean – “Sanctified”
  2. Big K.R.I.T. ft. Rick Ross – “New Agenda”
  3. Curren$y ft. B-Real – “E.T.”
  4. **INTERVIEW WITH LOUIS V, CASHIER, & V. DOT, PT. 1**
  5. Troy Ave ft. Lloyd Banks – “Your Style (Extended Mix)”
  6. The Lox ft. Tyler Woods – “Faded”
  7. **INTERVIEW WITH LOUIS V, CASHIER, & V. DOT, PT. 2**
  8. Louis V ft. Cashier & V. Dot – “Look Away” (Local Music)
  9. Schoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio”
  10. **INTERVIEW WITH LOUIS V, CASHIER, & V. DOT, PT. 3**
  11. Major Lazer ft. Pharrell – “Aerosol Can”
  12. Black Milk – “Ruffin”
  13. Jamall Bufford – “Eat”
  14. **INTERVIEW WITH FLEETA PARTEE, PT. 1**
  15. Fleeta Partee – “Dirty Rugz” (Local Music)
  16. **INTERVIEW WITH FLEETA PARTEE, PT. 2**
  17. Gang Starr – “Mass Appeal” (Throwback of the Week)
  18. Gang Starr – “Now You’re Mine” (Throwback of the Week)
  19. Gang Starr ft. Nice & Smooth – “DWYCK” (Throwback of the Week)
  20. Notorious B.I.G. – “Ten Crack Commandments” (Throwback of the Week)
  21. Notorious B.I.G. – “Kick In Your Door” (Throwback of the Week)
  22. Notorious B.I.G. ft. Eminem – “Dead Wrong” (Throwback of the Week)
  23. Dave B ft. Sol – “Boathouse” (Local Music)
  24. Russ – “Goodbye”

Link to download/stream the mp3 of the show – http://www.solidfiles.com/d/48c3c75bf4/DJ_Hyphen_and_J._Moore_-_Sunday_Night_Sound_Session%2C_Show_456%2C_3-9-14.mp3
(back up – http://www34.zippyshare.com/v/25682496/file.html)
(2nd back up – http://linkmixes.com/c6vtc250un7h)

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Sound Session #413 (5-12-13)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 20th, 2013 by Hyphen

SNSS

Apologies for probably the longest delay we’ve ever had in archiving an episode of SNSS, but I was a bit busy last week on my first ever trip to New York City.  Yes, that’s right, first ever.  You’d think I would have stumbled my way to NYC just by happenstance at some point over the years, but this was it.  My day job kept me super busy and then any time leftover was consumed by catching up with some of my east coast label homies (UMG & WMG, what up!), plus I was just generally overwhelmed by the Big Apple.

I stayed around Times Square, which was equal parts fun and completely absurd, but it came in handy on Friday night when Kanye decided to unveil his “New Slaves” video a few blocks from my hotel on 5th Ave.  I literally ran over to the Prada store at 2am and caught the last live showing of the video in NYC, plus had a surprise pseudo-encounter with Kanye himself.  The full story and video can be viewed right here.  Pretty crazy, but apparently that’s the kind of thing that just happens in NYC.  I shall return.

Anyway, here’s our show from 5/12/13, which officially marked our 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SNSS (our first show was 5/8/05)!  You may recall we celebrated our 400th show not too long ago, but I can’t decide which milestone more impressive: shows vs. years.  400 is a big number and pretty impressive when you think about it, but for me, I think 8 years resonates louder.  That’s longer than middle and high school.  That’s college and (at least some) grad school.  That stretches back to before the world really knew about Barack Obama.  So much has happened over the last 8 years it’s crazy when you sit down and think about it.  And one constant has been that J. Moore and I have been on the air every Sunday night, bringing you SNSS without fail.

Every time we reach one of these milestones, it’s fun for us to reflect, but I just have one overriding feeling: thank YOU for rocking with us.  Thanks to our coworkers at KUBE, our label friends, managers, DJ’s, bloggers, artists, journalists, booking agents, promoters, etc….you guys helped us all immensely.  And most important, thanks to every listener.  Whether you’ve been riding since day one or just found out about the show lately, you’re the reason we’re here.

Here’s to 8 more years!

Show #413 (5-12-13)

  1. Common ft. Kanye West & John Mayer – “Go” (Throwback of the Week)
  2. Big K.R.I.T. ft. Ashthon Jones – “Good 2getha”
  3. Drop City Yacht Club ft. THURZ – “Pipeline”
  4. Slaine ft. Kali & REKS – “The F*ckery Hotel”
  5. Tyler, The Creator ft. Erykah Badu & Coco Owino – “Treehome95”
  6. sayknowledge ft. Cashius Green – “Art Goons”
  7. Dariu$ – “Daydreemin’” (Local Music)
  8. Substantial ft. Jsoul – “BBQ (Family Reunion Remix)”
  9. 8thW1 – “Happy (Dirty Art Club Remix)”
  10. Talib Kweli ft. Rubix & Bajah – “High Life”
  11. K-Def ft. Blu & Quartermaine – “Fundamentals”
  12. Nate Tha Great ft. Fego – “Them Days”
  13. GrandeMarshall – “Gotmef*ckedup”
  14. Porter Ray – “5 Mics” (Local Music)
  15. Bryant Dope ft. ANTHM – “NNY”
  16. Shad – “Peace”
  17. Logic ft. Jhene Aiko – “Break It Down”
  18. Denzil Porter – “Bishop”
  19. Marco Polo ft. Lil Fame – “Fame For President”
  20. Trek Life ft. Hardwerk & Bishop Lamont – “Rap Time”
  21. Mike Champoux ft. Grynch – “The Rain” (Local Music)
  22. The Micranots – “Mother’s Day” (Throwback of the Week)
  23. J. Cole – “3 Wishes”
  24. Kelis – “Jerk Ribs”
  25. Major Lazer ft. Amber Coffman (of Dirty Projectors) – “Get Free”

Link to download/stream the mp3 of the show – http://www19.zippyshare.com/v/46832492/file.html
(back up – http://linkmixes.com/pnp9wfhujfe8)
(2nd back up – http://www.sendspace.com/file/j55j5h)

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Sound Session #412 (5-5-13)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 6th, 2013 by Hyphen

SNSS

Getting this week’s SNSS out to y’all right away since I’m headed down to LA in a few hours.  If you’re in SoCal, holler at me and let’s link!  I’ll be there all week.

In the meantime, enjoy this week’s show, featuring new music from Havoc, REKS, Chance The Rapper, GrandeMarshall, Big K.R.I.T., Andre 3000, Jay-Z, Quasimoto, J. Cole, Kid Cudi, Bridget Kelly, Stacy Barthe, Rittz, Tyler, The Creator, and more.  Shout to Neema for swinging by the studio to debut his new single with Crooked I, Grynch, Ra Scion, and Aquino, and a special shout to longtime friend of the show, Talib Kweli, for calling in to talk about his new albumBe sure to go cop Prisoner of Conscious when it drops on Tuesday!

8 year anniversary of SNSS on the next episode…

Show #412 (5-5-13)

  1. Havoc ft. Lloyd Banks – “Life We Chose”
  2. REKS ft. EzDread – “Caged Bird”
  3. Chance The Rapper ft. Ab-Soul – “Smoke Again”
  4. GrandeMarshall – “Gotmef*ckedup”
  5. Big K.R.I.T. – “The Bigger Picture”
  6. Beyonce ft. Andre 3000 – “Back To Black”
  7. Jay-Z – “$100 Bill”
  8. Wu-Tang Clan – “C.R.E.A.M.” (Throwback of the Week)
  9. Czarface (7L, Esoteric, & Inspectah Deck) ft. Action Bronson – “Czardi Gras (It’s Raw Again)”
  10. Action Bronson ft. Lauriana Mae – “Compliments 2 The Chef”
  11. Jarv Dee – “High Expectations” (Local Music)
  12. J Shiltz ft. Junia-T – “From The Soul”
  13. Quasimoto – “Planned Attack”
  14. De La Soul – “Get Away”
  15. **INTERVIEW WITH TALIB KWELI**
  16. Talib Kweli ft. Busta Rhymes – “Rocket Ships”
  17. J. Cole – “3 Wishes”
  18. Kid Cudi ft. King Chip & ASAP Rocky – “Brothers”
  19. Bridget Kelly ft. Kendrick Lamar – “Street Dreamin’”
  20. Stacy Barthe ft. Rick Ross – “Hell Yeah”
  21. Rittz ft. Mike Posner – “Switch Lanes”
  22. Scribes – “Hop On The Ride” (Local Music)
  23. Tyler, The Creator ft. Erykah Badu & Coco Owino (of Quadron) – “Treehome95”
  24. **INTERVIEW WITH NEEMA**
  25. Neema ft. Crooked I, Grynch, Ra Scion, & Aquino – “Lex Luthor” (Local Music)

Link to download/stream the mp3 of the show – http://www27.zippyshare.com/v/63895172/file.html
(back up – http://linkmixes.com/jsjmwt5llcsk)
(2nd back up – http://www.sendspace.com/file/afyy2s)

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Sound Session #411 (4-28-13)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 2nd, 2013 by Hyphen

SNSS

Sorry for the delay on this week’s SNSS archive.  We have been busy preparing next month’s Cornerstone Mixtape and getting ready for our 8 year anniversary.  Longtime listeners may remember we did Cornerstone #115 four years ago (to the month!) and we’re happy to be back with #160 now.  We’ll spread the word when it’s released so everyone can check it out.

Speaking of things to check out, make sure you peep the video of our recent interview with Joey Bada$$ and the rest of the Pro Era crew right here:

Then go ahead and rock with us on episode 411, featuring new music from artists like Pac Div, Trek Life, REKS, James Blake, JON MCXRO, 8thW1, Jarv Dee, Rapsody, The-Dream, De La Soul, Mac Miller, and more.  Enjoy!

Show #411 (4-28-13)

  1. Big K.R.I.T. – “King Without A Crown”
  2. Marco Polo ft. Tragedy, Lil Fame, Adrian Younge & The Delfonics – “Stand Up (Remix)”
  3. Action Bronson ft. Lauriana Mae – “Compliments 2 The Chef”
  4. Pac Div ft. Elway 7 & Edbone – “It’s All Love”
  5. Trek Life – “Hometown Foreigner”
  6. Dave B – “Illectric” (Local Music)
  7. Mac Miller – “S.D.S.”
  8. J Shiltz ft. Junia-T – “From The Soul”
  9. REKS ft. EzDread – “Caged Bird”
  10. De La Soul – “Get Away”
  11. James Blake ft. RZA – “Take A Fall For Me”
  12. Tyler, The Creator – “Awkward”
  13. Major Lazer ft. Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend) – “Jessica”
  14. JON MCXRO ft. Miguel – “Give It Up”
  15. Kelis – “Jerk Ribs”
  16. Janelle Monae ft. Erykah Badu – “Q.U.E.E.N.”
  17. 8thW1 – “Happy (Dirty Art Club Remix)”
  18. Jarv Dee – “High Expectations” (Local Music)
  19. Tito Lopez – “DGAF”
  20. Statik Selektah ft. Raekwon, Joey Badass, & Black Thought – “Bird’s Eye View”
  21. Beatnuts ft. Big Pun & Cuban Link – “Off The Books” (Throwback of the Week)
  22. Rapsody – “Everlasting”
  23. Shelton Harris x Tyler Dopps – “24k Dreams” (Local Music)
  24. Young Roddy – “This One”
  25. Johnny Polygon – “Normal”
  26. The-Dream – “IV Play”

Link to download/stream the mp3 of the show – http://www70.zippyshare.com/v/58269764/file.html
(back up – http://linkmixes.com/8idg03l4gt0g)
(2nd back up – http://www.sendspace.com/file/kcrkd7)

If there are any problems with the links or if you’d like to be added to our weekly email list to receive the playlist and download links after every show, just shoot me an email,DJHyphen@gmail.com.

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Sound Session #258 (5-9-10)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 10th, 2010 by Hyphen

As I was jotting down this week’s playlist, I looked at the date and thought, “hmm…May…isn’t that supposed to signify something special?”  I suppose this is how married folks feel when anniversary time comes around (speaking of which, happy anniversary to the ‘rents! And Happy Mother’s Day as well! Love you guys).  You realize you’re supposed to do something, but you can’t remember exactly what.

After checking my ring finger, I realized, no…I’m not married…but damn, this past week marks 5 full years of Sound Session on the air at KUBE 93.  Our very first episode was on May 8th, 2005 and 257 shows later, here we are at May 9th, 2010.  Since we tend to keep track of milestones by episode rather than date, J. Moore and I didn’t even realize it until just now.  While we’re certainly proud of hosting an independent hip-hop show on commercial radio without compromising one iota for 5 years, as we’ve always maintained, everything we do actually has little to do with us.  Instead, it has everything to do with the artists, the listeners, the higher ups who believe in our abilities, and most importantly, the culture that we live and breathe every day.

Even when we play non-hip-hop records, we are hip-hop in our mindset, ideals, and actions.  The folks that can relate also know that you do what you do without any need for praise or recognition.  You do it because you don’t know any other way.  That’s Sound Session and that’s why 5 years have gone by in a blink of an eye.  Here’s to many more…

Show #258 (5-9-10)

  1. Jay Rock – “Love My Momma”
  2. Donwill ft. Ca$he & The Park – “Love Junkie Wallpaper (Remix)”
  3. Kidz In The Hall – “Grizzly Man”
  4. Eminem – “Despicable”
  5. Shad – “Yaa I Get It”
  6. J-Live – “The Way That I Rhyme”
  7. Moe Green – “Hometown”
  8. Aloe Blacc – “Take Me Back”
  9. The Physics – “My Place” (Local Music)
  10. Bruno Mars ft. Cee-Lo & B.o.B – “The Other Side”
  11. N.E.R.D. ft. Nelly Furtado – “Hot-N-Fun”
  12. Lupe Fiasco ft. Alicia Keys – “Love Letter To The Beat”
  13. Theophilus London – “I Want You”
  14. Jay Electronica ft. Diddy – “Ghost Of Christopher Wallace”
  15. Diamond District – “Streets Won’t Let Me Chill (Apollo Brown Remix)”
  16. Roc Marciano – “Thug’s Prayer”
  17. J. Cole – “Who Dat”
  18. Bop Alloy (Substantial & Marcus D) – “Save The Day” (Local Music)
  19. Ghostface Killah ft. Mary J. Blige – “All That I Got Is You” (Throwback of the Week)
  20. B.o.B ft. Ricco Barrino – “5th Dimension”
  21. Jack The Ripper ft. Geologic, Sol, & Scribes – “Don’t Look Back” (Local Music)
  22. Nas & Damian Marley ft. Dennis Brown – “The Promised Land”

Link to download the mp3 of the show – http://www.mediafire.com/?njjydlde0yh
(back up / streaming link – http://www.zshare.net/audio/75946676a98fa748/)
(2nd back up – http://usershare.net/fbd1pudjnx7c)

If there are any problems with the links or if you’d like to be added to our weekly email list to receive the playlist and download links after every show, just shoot me an email, DJHyphen@gmail.com.

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Sound Session #207 (5-17-09)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 18th, 2009 by Hyphen

If you’ve been following along, we’ve hit some nice milestones recently, namely Show #200 a few weeks ago.  It doesn’t take a math major to realize that 200 shows = 200 weeks and give or take a few Sundays off, that’s adding up to about 4 years.  Well this past week, we officially celebrated 4 full years of Sunday Night Sound Session on KUBE 93.

While we have a lot of fun on SNSS and don’t take ourselves very seriously at all, broadcasting a show like ours on a 100K-watt Clear Channel station in a top market for 4 years is actually a pretty special accomplishment.  As a media studies major from back in my college days, I’ve always been cognizant of the effects of media consolidation and the danger it brings.  To combat that, it’s been a pleasure using the airwaves and the website to provide a powerful, consistent voice for alternative and independent artists from around the world.  It’s a responsibility we take seriously and we work hard every week to create a quality program for listeners to enjoy.  All the while, our number one goal is to be true to our beliefs and represent the hip-hop culture with the respect it deserves.

To four…and hopefully many more…years of SNSS – “raise your glasses to the sky

Show #207 (5-17-09)

  1. Raekwon ft. Method Man & Ghostface Killah – “New Wu”
  2. Elzhi – “Deep”
  3. Cory Gunz ft. Willie The Kid & MarVo – “A New Day”
  4. Drake ft. Bun B – “Uptown”
  5. Mos Def – “Casa Bey”
  6. Donny Goines ft. Outasight & Peter Hadar – “Sublime”
  7. Scribes – “Roll My Way” (Local Artist)
  8. Chester French – “Time To Unwind”
  9. Eminem – “My Mom”
  10. Asher Roth – “La Di Da”
  11. Bruce Leroy – “Million Dollar Dream” (Local Artist)
  12. Busta Rhymes – “Shoot For The Moon”
  13. Izza Kizza ft. Colin Munroe – “Connect The Dots”
  14. Colin Munroe ft. Joell Ortiz – “Piano Lessons”
  15. The Kid Daytona – “The Engine”
  16. **INTERVIEW WITH BLUE SCHOLARS, GRYNCH, & DV-ONE**
  17. Toni Hill – “This Thing Called Love” (Local Artist)
  18. Slakah The BeatChild ft. Drake – “Enjoy Ya Self (Remix)”
  19. Julian Marley ft. Damian Marley – “Violence In The Streets”
  20. J Dilla ft. Black Thought – “Reality TV”

Link to download the mp3 of the show – http://www.mediafire.com/?zuuymgqmjjz
(back up / streaming link – http://www.zshare.net/audio/60217878c91f946b/ )

If there are any problems with the links or if you’d like to be added to our weekly email list to receive the playlist and download links after every show, just shoot me an email, DJHyphen@gmail.com.

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