Sound Session #356 (4-8-12)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on April 10th, 2012 by Hyphen

While J. Moore is overseas holding it down with THEESatisfaction on their European tour, our trusty stand in DV-One co-hosted this week’s episode of SNSS.  We were also joined in studio by good friends Lace Cadence and Jon Augustavo so it goes without saying that good times were had by all.  Musically, you already know we had to run the two new Kanye records that took the web by storm last week, alongside other gems from artists like Killer Mike, Aloe Blacc, Wordsworth, Denzil Porter, Big K.R.I.T., Iron Solomon, Mikkey Halsted, Lupe Fiasco, and more.


Show #356 (4-8-12)

  1. French Montana ft. Jadakiss, Styles P, Red Café, Fat Joe, & Uncle Murda – “Shot Caller (NY Remix)”
  2. Killer Mike ft. Scar – “Untitled”
  3. Quakers ft. Aloe Blacc – “Sign Language”
  4. Wordsworth – “Joy & Pain”
  5. T.I. – “Love This Life”
  6. Kingdom Crumbs – “For The Birds” (Local Music)
  8. Kendrick Lamar ft. Dr. Dre – “The Recipe”
  9. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Other Side”
  10. OnCue – “Kinda Late”
  11. Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T, & 2 Chainz – “Mercy”
  12. Kanye West ft. DJ Khaled & DJ Pharris – “Theraflu”
  13. Ma$e ft. Puff Daddy – “Lookin’ At Me” (Throwback of the Week)
  14. Denzil Porter – “Bring It On”
  15. Driicky Graham – “Snapbacks & Tattoos”
  16. Kardinal Offishall – “Get It In (B4 I Go)”
  17. BlakMic ft. E.I.C. – “Time Out” (Local Music)
  18. Miguel – “Arch ‘n Point”
  19. Maffew Ragazino – “Amaretto Sour”
  20. Big K.R.I.T. – “Red Eye”
  21. Havi Blaze – “I’m A Murderer” (Local Music)
  22. Mikkey Halsted ft. Lupe Fiasco and Jim Lavigne – “Gone”
  23. Iron Solomon – “Get On My Level”
  24. Nas – “The Don”

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Scribes – Pass You By (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on September 22nd, 2011 by Hyphen

Two of my Seattle brethren, Scribes and Jon Augustavo, link up for the latest video from the upcoming MC. Produced by BeanOne and off Scribes’ What Was Lost project, available for download here!

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Lace Cadence – Stop & Go (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on August 24th, 2011 by Hyphen

Another video from the homies Lace Cadence and director Jon Augustavo off The Launchpad mixtape that J. Moore and I hosted a while back.  If you haven’t downloaded it, grab it now while we still have some summer days left!

Extra props to Jon Jon for getting his old Nick The Quick jersey in another video.  I expect this to be a running trend continued for years to come.

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Sound Session #292 (1-2-11)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on January 4th, 2011 by Hyphen

Yes, it’s trite to say, but I really can’t believe that it’s 2011 already.  The older you get, the quicker time passes and for us motivated (but perhaps partial to routines) folk, it’s a continual reminder to “get busy livin’ or get busy dyin’.”  Personally, when presented with the “make it or break it” scenario, I have only one option.  With that in mind, 2011 will be a big year for myself, J. Moore, SNSS, and all our associated fam.  I’m sure it will be for you too…if you want it.  Don’t be that person who drops out of the gym by February.  Get busy living.

Show #292 (1-2-11)

  1. Skillz – “2010 Rap Up”
  2. Rick Ross ft. KC – “Ashes To Ashes”
  3. Asher Roth & Nottz – “Break Bread”
  4. B.o.B – “Shoot Up The Station”
  5. Self Scientific ft. Freddie Gibbs & Krondon – “Peaceful (Justice For Oscar)”
  6. 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) ft. Action Bronson – “The Money Is Reality”
  7. CurT@!n$ a – “Rolling In The Deep”
  8. David Dallas ft. Che Fu – “Sideline”
  9. Consequence ft. Diggy Simmons & Mac Miller – “I’m V.I.P.”
  10. ChillxWill – “Systems” (Local Music)
  11. Fortilive – “Mic and Me”
  12. Kanye West ft. Talib Kweli and Consequence – “Chain Heavy”
  13. Ghostface Killah ft. Raekwon, Redman, & Method Man – “Troublemakers”
  14. Wu-Tang Clan ft. Ms. Roxy – “Reunited” (Throwback of the Week)
  15. Pac Div – “Let Loose”
  16. Johnny Polygon – “Everyday’s A Holiday”
  17. Brothers From Another ft. Sol & JusMoni – “New Easy Lift” (Local Music)
  19. The Good Sin & TH (of SOTA) – “No Diss (Hands Up)” (Local Music)
  20. Lloyd Banks ft. Jeremih – “I Don’t Deserve You”

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J. Pinder – Upside Down (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on December 25th, 2010 by Hyphen

New heat from two of my favorite homies in the biz: J. Pinder and Jon Augustavo.  It’s always inspiring to see folks you know make great moves and represent the city so lovely.  Pin is the newest member of the Hall of Justus too, so he’ll be doing more and more work with my Justus League folks.  What up Dho!

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Good Times x Dave Coresh x Jon Jon

Posted in Artists, Videos on December 4th, 2010 by Hyphen

A certain Seattle DJ/blogger/all around cool guy might be featured in one of these in the near future…gasp.  From Jon Jon:

This is the first installment in a series I’ve entitled “Good Times.” The basic idea is to do more than just shoot music videos with hip-hop artists. I wanted to get a story out of them and keep it simple. For my first effort I linked up with Chicago area, DC-born rhymesayer Dave Coresh (no relation to infamous Waco man Dave Koresh). DC takes time out to drop a couple of freestyle snippets and explain his amazing teeth all whilst riding the L.

Dave Coresh is a dope MC for sure. Peep some samples here.

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Avatar Young Blaze ft. Isabella du Graf – Wishing On A Dream (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on December 4th, 2010 by Hyphen

The homey Blaze teamed up with the other homey, Jon Augustavo, to whip up a video for “Wishing On A Dream” featuring Isabella du Graf.  While this one wasn’t shot up here in Seattle like the previous video I posted, or most of Jon Jon’s work, it looks great and it’s another example of the talent here in the 6.

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Jon Jon – 200 Friends

Posted in Art, Music Videos on September 23rd, 2010 by Hyphen

Simply put, the homey Jon Augustavo makes music videos look doooooope.  Here’s his new reel, featuring many clips you’ve seen here on TAOD.  Check his site for more.

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Lace Cadence on Sound Session

Posted in Interviews, Sound Session, Videos on September 21st, 2010 by Hyphen

Shout to Atuanya for putting together this dope footage of Lace Cadence (and of course Miss du Graf) dropping by Sound Session a few weeks back.  If you missed the show, you can grab it here…and if you don’t have the Launchpad mixtape, whatchu waitin’ for??!?!?!

Download it here.

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Scribes – Roll My Way (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on September 16th, 2010 by Hyphen

When I first heard that Jon Augustavo was doing the video for Scribes’ “Roll My Way,” I was geeked, cause this has been one of my favorite records from the town in the past few years.  In fact, it’s one of my favorite “local” tracks that that we’ve played in Sound Session‘s history, so it’s great to see it get some more shine through dope visuals.  I think Scribes is the most underrated MC in Seattle, but hopefully that will start to change as more people hear his music.  Dude dropped 3 choruses on the outro of this record alone that are better than 90% of what y’all hear!

Side note: the boy Jon Jon is on a ROLL with the visuals…

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