Yuna on Sound Session

Posted in Interviews, Live Performances, Sound Session on October 5th, 2012 by Hyphen

While in Seattle for the 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party, Malaysian-born singer Yuna visited SNSS for an interview and live performance.  We discussed her transition from Asia, the role MySpace, Indie Pop, and FADER played in her success, meeting and working with Pharrell, her creative process, her growing collection of cover records, life on tour, her self-titled US debut album, her next project, and more. Additionally, she performed two acoustic songs live in studio: “Live Your Life” (5:40) and “Decorate” (16:08).

Yuna is a true talent.  Catch up if you’ve been sleeping and keep an eye out for her to make some big waves in the near future.

Shout out to the Cornerstone, Detooz Films, and Le Fresh Perspective homies for helping make this happen.

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Meek Mill on Sound Session

Posted in Interviews, Sound Session on July 31st, 2012 by Hyphen

I had the chance to chop it up with Meek Mill backstage after his recent performance at Showbox Market and here’s the video we put together.  Meek discussed how he takes the energy from his studio records to the stage, the inspiration behind his hit single “House Party,” his “Dreamchasers 2″ mixtape breaking download records, his official upcoming major label debut album, his favorite Philadelphia MC’s, and more.

Big shout to Meek, his MMG family, WMG, Detooz Films, and Le Fresh Perspective for helping coordinate.

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New School Noise Cyphers

Posted in Artists, Live Performances, Sound Session, Videos on July 5th, 2012 by Hyphen

New School Noise is the brainchild of my guy DJ Same and Le Fresh Perspective, who hope that the event can shine light on some of the younger MC’s in the Seattle area.  The idea is pretty straightforward: fans will vote from a list of MC’s to decide who will perform at the showcase, which goes down August 19th at Neumos.  In the build up, they’ll be releasing a few of these teaser videos showing cyphers with some of the artists looking for votes.

Up above, you can see Dave B, Sean Brooks, Rebel, and J’Von, while down below, you’ve got Warm Gun, TayWill, Key Nyata, A-Rawlo, and Antbeezy.

Since Same has been helping out with Sound Session, we’re helping out with this program and co-signing it.  I think I may be hosting the event at Neumos too, but we’ll have more official news released on Le Fresh’s site, Neumos’ site, and TAOD as we get closer.

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Sound Session #352 (3-11-12)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on March 13th, 2012 by Hyphen

Can’t talk…scrambling to get ready for SXSW.  We’ll be in Austin from Wednesday until Sunday (then promptly back to the 206 for next week’s SNSS).  Hit me up if you’ll be there so we can link up!  Email, text, cell, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram…find me.

Show #352 (3-11-12)

  1. Kardinal Offishall – “1st 48”
  2. Schoolboy Q ft. ASAP Rocky – “Hands On The Wheel”
  3. The Kid Daytona ft. Jadakiss – “Low (Remix)”
  4. Nitty Scott, MC ft. Action Bronson & The Kid Daytona – “Auntie Maria’s Crib (The Neapolitan Remix)”
  5. Roc Marciano – “Poltergeist”
  6. Saigon – “Say Yes, Pt. 2”
  7. Fresh Espresso – “Hush” (Local Music)
  8. Brother Ali – “Electric Energy”
  9. Miguel – “Gravity”
  10. Obie Trice ft. Drey Skonie – “Spend The Day”
  11. **INTERVIEW WITH DAVE B, PT. 1**
  12. Dave B ft. Royce The Choice & Yola – “She’s Al’right” (Local Music)
  13. Big K.R.I.T. – “4EvaNaDay (Theme)”
  14. **INTERVIEW WITH DAVE B, PT. 2**
  15. Mac Miller ft. Posdnuos & Raekwon – “Of The Soul (Remix)”
  16. J. Cole – “Grew Up Fast”
  17. Dee-1 – “The Garden of Eden”
  18. P.R. ft. Substantial & Funky DL – “Sunchild”
  19. Prometheus Brown & Bambu (The Bar) – “Lookin’ Up” (Local Music)
  20. Notorious B.I.G. – “Gimme The Loot” (Throwback of the Week)
  21. Cormega ft. Action Bronson, Roc Marciano, & Saigon – “M.A.R.S.”
  22. Rittz – “Injury”
  23. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Aiight”

Link to download the mp3 of the show – http://www.mediafire.com/?9vr7uqbov2r8r8g
(back up / streaming link – http://www.sharebeast.com/3ssl962ychuu)
(2nd back up – http://linkmixes.com/b8r1vlp03lbz)

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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