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Funky Tech Radio: Digging in the crates to find the gems - from the past to the future. Vibe to the beats of boom bap, Hip-Hop, soul, jazz, reggae, and of course the pure uncut funk!

Funky Tech Radio: Digging in the crates to find the gems - from the past to the future. Vibe to the beats of boom bap, Hip-Hop, soul, jazz, reggae, and of course the pure uncut funk!
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Funky Tech Radio: Digging in the crates to find the gems - from the past to the future. Vibe to the beats of boom bap, Hip-Hop, soul, jazz, reggae, and of course the pure uncut funk!

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Episodes

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 68: Come Down

1/18/2019
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Podcast episode out now. Full video on Youtube. Link to both in bio! Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 68: Come Down This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Come Down’ by Anderson .Paak. When West Coast funk strikes, you take heed to the vibe. And this song is full of vibe. Anderson .Paak has his own undeniable vibe, this time he uses the key of Bb minor to put us on game. #YesLawd! @anderson._paak Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you...

Duration:00:08:54

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 67: Excursions

1/11/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 67: Excursions This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Excursions’ by A Tribe Called Quest. Once again, our Tribe delivers with some hip hop jazzy goodness. I had the pleasure of seeing Ali Shaheed Muhammad play this on the bass live with @adrianyounge on The Midnight Hour tour. Although this riff is only four notes, don’t think it’s sweet! This one is definitely a forearm work out, a stamina builder for sure! @atribecalledquest...

Duration:00:09:18

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 66: Be (Intro)

1/4/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 66: Be (Intro) Happy New Year my funky friends! We back! This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Be’ by Common. This one was a request from the homie @more_reece and I’m surprised I let this gem slip by for so long. No worries, theres no better song to start off the New Year! This smooth and inspiring riff resides in G Minor, but takes us though a Eb Major to D minor chord progression. So lets step foot first into the funk and get this year...

Duration:00:07:15

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 65: Jam

12/28/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 65: Jam This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Jam’ by A Tribe Called Quest. This one is definitely a jazz track chopped correctly. As the musical elements bounce around, we catch the four note bass riff in C minor. This riff is a fun one to play, so lets embrace this hip hop jazz! @atribecalledquest @qtiptheabstract @alishaheed Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and...

Duration:00:08:10

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 64: The Pressure

12/21/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 64: The Pressure This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘The Pressure’ by A Tribe Called Quest. This song has a very unique bass line in G minor that has always stood out. Definitely an example of how the Tribe pushed the boundaries of hip hop and created their own sound. Lets dig in! @atribecalledquest @qtiptheabstract @alishaheed Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and...

Duration:00:04:34

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 63: Sweet

12/14/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 63: Sweet This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Sweet’ by Jay Z. We got another funky number on our hands in the key of F minor. This Curtis Mayfield vibe takes us back to those American Gangster days, one of my favorite Jay Z albums. Lets get funky! @jayz Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to...

Duration:00:11:29

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 62: Nuthin' But A "G" Thang

12/7/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 62: Nuthin But A "G" Thang This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Nuthin' But A "G" Thang’ by Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg. You know this G-Funk classic had to get touched sooner or later. We’re rocking out in the key of B minor and grooving! @DrDre @SnoopDogg Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to keep...

Duration:00:07:11

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 61: All Eyez on Me

11/30/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 61: All Eyez on Me This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘All Eyez on Me’ by 2Pac. This two note riff consists primarily of octaves in the key of D minor, but there are occasional flares throughout the track that spice up this line. A classic is a classic, no matter how simple or complex! @2pac Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan...

Duration:00:27:12

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 60: Drive Slow

11/23/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 60: Drive Slow This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Drive Slow’ by Kanye West. The vibe of this track always resonated with me. It has a very downtempo and introspective feel; it may have something to do with the descending bass line in Eb minor. Lets vibe! @kanyewest @paulwallbaby @glctheism Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan...

Duration:00:22:16

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 59: Kick, Push

11/16/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 59: Kick, Push This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Kick, Push’ by Lupe Fiasco. We gotta go back and touch on this skater classic. We’re in A minor this week, and we get to do some string sliding! Lots of fun energy from this song. Lets get it! @lupefiasco Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to...

Duration:00:30:14

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 58: Paris, Tokyo

11/9/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 58: Paris, Tokyo This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Paris, Tokyo’ by Lupe Fiasco. This chill, four note groove is in the key of G minor. Come along for ride and catch this autumn vibe! @lupefiasco Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to keep the funk alive! All donations go towards the ‘Tech”...

Duration:00:33:45

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 57: Go!

11/2/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 57: Go! This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Go!’ by Common. This fairly simple riff is in Bb major, but starts on C and walks up the C minor scale. The beauty of simple riffs is that they are memorable. Go! @common Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to keep the funk alive! All donations go...

Duration:00:24:22

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 56: The Light

10/26/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 56: The Light This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘The Light’ by Common. We got ourselves a classic Dilla joint.We seem to be locked in to E minor, and this time we’ll get a chance to use our open E string and embrace our low end. Come through and study the groove! @common Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk,...

Duration:00:39:29

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 55: The Blast

10/19/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 55: The Blast This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘The Blast’ by Hi Tek & Taleb Kweli. I think all hip hop heads can agree that this legendary track deserves sone recognition. We got ourselves another bass line in E Minor, but this one only uses three notes. Come through and study the groove! @talibkweli Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If...

Duration:00:27:12

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 54: Graffiti

10/12/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 54: Graffiti This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Graffiti’ by Digable Planets. You know we gotta hit you with some organic hip hop jazz. This bass line is in E Minor and only uses four notes. Another example of how the simplest grooves are usually the grooviest! @officialdoodlebug @ladybugmecca Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a...

Duration:00:33:13

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 53: Wack MC's

10/5/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 53: Wack MC's This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Wack MC's’ by Del the Funkee Homosapien. This may be one of those classics that still applies today. The foundation of this jazzy bass line is A Minor, but may be in the Locrian mode. The bass line also switches up in this one, but we got you covered! Don’t be wack, come step your skills up and flourish with your funky brethren! @delhiero Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm,...

Duration:00:52:57

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 52: Amtrak

9/28/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 52: Amtrak This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Amtrak’ by Big K.R.I.T. This track is off the classic project Return Of 4 Eva, a project I tend to return to time and time again. This bass line rides C Minor, so lets ride out to some bluesy funk! @BigKrit Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in to...

Duration:00:52:28

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 51: Lemonade

9/21/2018
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 51: Lemonade This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Lemonade’ by Gucci Mane. We’re back on our Hip Hop tip! We all know this bass line is super groovy. It’s only natural that this line resides in the key of G Minor. So lets get these riffs rolling! @laflare1017 Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Tune in and learn! Support the show: If you’re a fan of the funk, consider pitching in...

Duration:00:08:26

FTR 51: Elemental September III

9/14/2018
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Our journey through the elements has kept our bodies moving and our mind in tune. Episode 51 of Funky Tech Radio completes our connection with Earth Wind and Fire. 80s party grooves and funky R&B to carry us through! @FunkyTechRadio @BreezyBrainstorm Support the show! Subscribe to Funky Tech Radio: iTunes Spotify TuneIn Google Play Stitcher @anchor.fm or anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! http://www.BreezyBrainstorm.com Podcast: https://rebrand.ly/funkytechradio Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:31

FTR 50: Elemental September II

9/7/2018
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And we’re back on our elemental tip - Episode 50 of Funky Tech Radio continues our seasonal escapade with Earth Wind and Fire. Connect with these grooves like needle to vinyl! @FunkyTechRadio @BreezyBrainstorm Support the show! Subscribe to Funky Tech Radio: iTunes Spotify TuneIn Google Play, Stitcher, @anchor.fm or anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! http://www.BreezyBrainstorm.com Podcast: https://rebrand.ly/funkytechradio Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/FunkyTechRadio IG:...

Duration:00:29:31