Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 15

Posted in Artists, Radio on August 26th, 2009 by Hyphen

Just when you start to wonder when Phonte and Brainchild are dropping another GGR…”BAM!”…they’re back.  Enjoy:

  1. B. Bravo “Midnite”
  2. Method Man & Redman “Dangerous Mcees” (cookin soul remix)
  3. Che Grand “People Bowling” (feat. Tanya Morgan)
  4. Mos Def “Auditorium” (feat. Slick Rick)
  5. DJ Mitsu “Get ‘Em Up” (feat. Elzhi)
  6. Amerie “Why R U”
  7. Kan Kick “I’m Going To Take U Out To Dinner”
  8. GB “Dealer Dog”
  9. Morgan Zarate “Satin White”
  10. Kenlo “Pont”
  11. Jay Dee “Come Get It”
  12. Freddie Joachim “Silent”
  13. Raheem DeVaughn “Wanna Love You” (feat Young Chris)
  14. Slum Village “Cloud 9″ (feat. Marsha Ambrosius)
  15. DJ Spinna “Guaranteed” (feat. Phonte & Yahzarah)
  16. Reggie B “Spirtual Fi”
  17. Zo! & Asylum 7 “The Lineup” (feat. Metasyons, Finale & Buff)
  18. Karriem Riggins “I Want You”
  19. Byron The Aquarius “Repetitive” (feat. Daru & Da Button Pusha)
  20. Lunice “This Time”
  21. Onra “My Comet”
  22. Floyd The Locsmif “Fuzzy Navel”
  23. Afta-1 “Flor Y Uva
  24. Nicolay “Lose Your Way” (feat. Carlitta Durand)

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 14 (MJ Tribute)

Posted in Artists, Radio on July 6th, 2009 by Hyphen

GGR is back after a long hiatus, but it’s with a heavy heart as Phonte and Brainchild dedicate this edition to the King of Pop.  Rest in peace Mike…

The Long Live The Kaing Edition

Michael Jackson
August 1958 – June 2009

Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” (DJ Brainchild’s Power Trio Mix)
The Jackson 5 “Can’t Get Ready For Losing You”
The Jackson 5 “It’s Great To Be Here”
The Jackson 5 “Lookin’ Through The Windows”
The Jackson 5 “I’ll Bet You”
The Jacksons “Give It Up”
The Jacksons “That’s What You Get For Being Polite”
Michael Jackson “Pretty Young Thing” (demo)
Michael Jackson “Someone Put Your Hand Out”
Michael Jackson “Good Thing Goin’ (DJ Bobo James Remix)”
Q-Tip “Move”
De La Soul “Breakadawn”
Kanye West “Good Life”
Jay-Z “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
Michael Jackson “Stranger In Moscow”
Michael Jackson “Whatever Happens”
Michael Jackson “In The Closet”
Michael Jackson “Scream”
The Jackson 5 “Superstition”
Michael Jackson “Call On Me”
Michael Jackson “Got To Be There”

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 13

Posted in Artists, Radio on April 20th, 2009 by Hyphen

The latest edition of GGR with Phonte and Brainchild dropped last week, but hey…life is busy.  Even if it’s a few days late on TAOD, the music is still as fresh as ever.  Plus, any mix that starts with an artist named Dorian gets posted.  Fact.

In celebration of his brother Big Pooh’s recent wedding, Phonte discusses his third time as a groomsman, how not wearing a wedding ring can build a healthy marriage, and how to use the word ‘bitch’ in a positive way.

  1. Dorian “Be Loved”
  2. Ebrahim “Tears Of Ayanna”
  3. Q-Tip “Let’s Ride”
  4. Ryan Leslie “Just Right”
  5. The-Dream “Walkin’ On The Moon” (feat. Kanye West)
  6. Theophilus London “TNT”
  7. Trackademicks “Enjoy What You Do”
  8. J*DaVeY “Night & Day”
  9. Miguel “Dig”
  10. J Dilla “Let’s Take It Back”
  11. Dr Who Dat? “Kelly Drive”
  12. Freddie Joachim “Meditation”
  13. Mos Def “Victory”
  14. Waajeed “Anything”
  15. Fam-Lay “Fresh N Driving”
  16. DJ Mitsu The Beats “Right Here” (Seoul City Remix)
  17. Mayer Hawthorne “Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out” (Astronote Remix)
  18. Little Dragon “After The Rain” (GB Interpretation)
  19. Esthero “Superheroes” (Afta-1 Remix)
  20. Aaliyah “Rock The Boat” (Stimulated Remix)
  21. Santana “Aqua Marine”
  22. Mr. V “I Can Sing”
  23. Herbie Hancock “Watermelon Man” (Kenny Dope Club Mix)
  24. Atjazz “Wind & Sea”
  25. Rapper Big Pooh “Rear View Mirror”

Download here.

Congrats to Pooh as well!

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 11

Posted in Artists, Radio on January 29th, 2009 by Hyphen


Damn, this came out of nowhere.  Brainchild and Phonte haven’t recorded an episode of GGR in a minute, but it’s back just in time for Tay to drop his thoughts on the upcoming year.  Plus, Brainchild kills the mix…as always.

  1. DJ Day “Four Hills”
  2. Daru & Rena “Things You Do”
  3. Ed O.G. & The Bulldogs “Bug-A-Boo”
  4. Shawn Jackson “Fix Ya Face”
  5. Sa-Ra “High Life”
  6. Portishead “Lot More”
  7. Bjork “I Miss You” (Dobie’s Sunshine Mix)
  8. Apple Juice Kid “A Different Blues”
  9. Fat Jon “Tell Me”
  10. The Foreign Exchange “Take Off The Blues”
  11. Ron Browz “Pop Champagne”
  12. Q-Tip “Dance On Glass”
  13. Hueston Independent Spit District “Jus Sayin”
  14. Hi-Gloss “You’ll Never Know”
  15. The Whispers “Keep Your Love Around”
  16. Carl Anderson “Buttercup”
  17. Jermaine Jackson “Where Are You Now”
  18. Prince “My Love Is Forever”
  19. Joey Negro presents The Sunburst Band “Every Day”
  20. Made In Japan “The City At Night”
  21. Musiq Soulchild “Until”
  22. The Pharcyde “She Said” (Jay Dee Remix)
  23. Cunninlynguists “Yellow Lines”
  24. Theophilus London “Cold Pillow” (feat. Jesse Boykins III)

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 10

Posted in Artists, Radio on October 20th, 2008 by Hyphen


It’s been a minute since Phonte and Brainchild have graced us with an episode of GGR, but believe me, it’s tough to do radio shows when you’re constantly working on other projects.  In the latest edition, Brainchild kills the mix and Tay waxes poetic about his top 10 “black coffees.”  Check it out:

  1. The Randy Watson Experience “Tic Tac Know!”
  2. The Cool Kids “Delivery Man”
  3. FDR “Puff Puff Pass”
  4. Erykah Badu “The Healer”
  5. Digable Planets “Dial 7 (Axioms Of Creamy Spies)”
  6. Bill Withers “Kissing My Love”
  7. Lloyd Chalmers “I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More”
  8. Black Milk “Purple Track 6″
  9. Robert Glasper “J Dillalude” (Simon S Extended Edit)
  10. Madlib “Ashby Road”
  11. Nicolay & Kay “Through The Wind”
  12. Georgia Anne Muldrow “Runaway”
  13. Reggie B “It Gets Better”
  14. Houston Independent Spit District “Recess” (feat. Khimmy J)
  15. Towa Tei “Happy” (feat. Viv & Bahamadia)
  16. Mr. Dalvin “Get Mine”
  17. Ralph Tresvant “When I Need Somebody”
  18. Madlib “Chops & Thangs”
  19. Phoenix “Congratulations”
  20. Dwele “Light Skin Sugar”
  21. DJ Premier “Dink”
  22. The Clifford Gilberto Rhythm Combination “Soulbath”
  23. DJ Krush “Beats”
  24. Lakeside “Something About That Woman”

Download here.

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Gordon Gartrell Radio – Episode 9

Posted in Artists, Radio on September 12th, 2008 by Hyphen


Honestly, I’m amazed Phonte and Brainchild have time for these excellent podcasts.  I always feel like I’m incredibly busy and constantly have projects to finish, but I know these guys do as well.  The fact that they do all their work and put out these episodes of GGR so often shows you how much they love the music.

The interview I recorded with Tay at Rock The Bells will be coming soon…as soon as I get a minute to put it online!  In the meantime, enjoy GGR #9, where he even speaks on the concert in the intro:

The Birth Control Edition

In this week’s edition, Phonte discusses the trials and tribulations of parenthood and explains why you really don’t wanna know how many sexual partners your s/o has had.

  1. Pete Rock “Don’t Be Mad”
  2. Sleepy’s Theme “Choked Out Saturday Night”
  3. Outkast “Elevators (Me & You)”
  4. digital underground “Oregano Flow” (Gumbo Soup Mix)
  5. Be Rezell “Blowed Away”
  6. Timbaland & Magoo “Written Rhymes”
  7. Jodeci “Can We Flo?”
  8. Brentford All-Stars “Greedy G”
  9. Alan Hawkshaw “Mile High Swinger”
  10. Sly & The Family Stone “Positive”
  11. The Rimshots “Harvey Wallbanger”
  12. The JB’s “Hot Pants Roads”
  13. Maceo & The Macks “Cross The Track (We Better Go Back)”
  14. Kool & The Gang “Funky Stuff”
  15. Illa J “We Here”
  16. Coultrain “Green”
  17. Hueston Independent Spit District “No More”
  18. Owusu & Hannibal “Delirium” (Up Hygh Remix)
  19. DJ Quik “Down Down Down”
  20. Shonie “Come & Get It”
  21. Platonic “877″
  22. Theo Parrish “The Rink”
  23. Samon Kawamura “You Are The Only One”
  24. The Randy Watson Experience “Knocking At Your Door”
  25. The Foreign Exchange “Daykeeper”

Download here.

And yes, The Audacity of Dope is my blog Tay!  hahahah.  A pensive Phonte at RTB, Washington:

Tay at RTB

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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”

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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)

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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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