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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 93: Can’t Tell Me Nothing

7/12/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 93: Can’t Tell Me Nothing This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Can’t Tell Me Nothing ’ by Kanye West. This riff is similar to the title of the track: an epic statement thats simple and straight to the point. We rocking in F minor, dorian mode, so lets let the vibes speak! @kanyewest Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to the...

Duration:00:05:15

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 92: July 3rd

7/5/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 92: July 3rd This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'July 3rd’ by People Under The Stairs. Yup, another PUTS jam with another fire bass line. I feel bad because this song is so fire, but its literally about a bad day. So bittersweet. We’re in F Major this week so lets get to it! @piecelock70 Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to...

Duration:00:06:58

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 91: Blast If I Have To

6/28/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 91: Blast If I Have To This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Blast If I Have To’ by E-A Ski. I was watching Friday not too long ago, and once the beat dropped on the drive by scene, I dropped this track into my to learn list. This funky bass line is in D minor and has a groovy Curtis Mayfield feel to it. Lets blast, cuz we have to! @easki Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts!...

Duration:00:04:56

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 90: E Business

6/21/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 90: E Business This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'E Business’ by People Under The Stairs. A groovy bass line from a familiar sample is whats on the menu today. The title kind of gives away which key we’re in this week: E Major. Lets breakdown the fundamentals and finger work needed to pull this one off! @piecelock70 Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech...

Duration:00:05:37

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 89: Nic’s Groove

6/14/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 89: Nic’s Groove This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Nic’s Groove’ by The Foreign Exchange. Oh yes, we gotta add some Phonte in the mix. This song is super smooth and the bass is jumping. Had to add it immediately. We’re in D Major, so lets groove! @feofficial @phontigallo @nicolaymusic Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to...

Duration:00:08:01

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 88: Astro Black

6/7/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 88: Astro Black This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Astro Black’ by Quasimoto. This song pays homage to the legendary Sun Ra, who has a song by the same name. We’re in Db Major this week although we never touch the note. I love how this song sounds and feels, full of pure vibrations! @quasimoto Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or...

Duration:00:05:12

Funky Tech Radio 65: Wu Tang Forever

6/4/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 65: Wu Tang Forever Clan in the front, let ya feet stomp! Episode 65 of Funky Tech Radio is dedicated to 22nd anniversary of Wu Tang Forever, the double disc album of the Wu Tang Clan. There's not much I can say that y’all don’t already know. There hasn’t been a hip hop act that's done it like the clan, so tune in on Spotify or your favorite podcast app and swarm with me and the Killa Beez for this 1 hour set! @rza @therealgza @oldirtybastardlegacy @ins_tagrams @raekwon...

Duration:01:16:41

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 87: Spaceship

5/31/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 87: Spaceship This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Spaceship’ by Kanye West. This riff is such a joy to play, and one you get your hands around it, its easy to add your soulful taste to it. This riff is in F Minor, and the chord progression is A1. Time for take off! @kanyewest Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to the Anchor.fm...

Duration:00:03:15

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 86: Rhinestone Cowboy

5/24/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 86: Rhinestone Cowboy This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Rhinestone Cowboy’ by Madvillain. Alright y’all. This has to be one of the most difficult transcriptions to date. Madly is so dope at sampling that’s hard to really tell what the bass line actually is. Listening to the original sample only got me in the ball park, but its nothing like what we got here. So come join me for this breakdown of sample science and magical bass riffery!...

Duration:00:04:31

Funky Tech Radio 64: AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

5/21/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 64: AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted We out West wit it! Join me for Episode 63 of Funky Tech Radio, where we’ll be doing a deep dive into the works of my top 3 favorite MC: Ice Cube. AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted just saw its 29th Anniversary on May 19th. You already know what it’s hittin’ for. Slide thru! @icecube @BreezyBrainstorm @FunkyTechRadio . . . . Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech...

Duration:01:13:39

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 85: Children’s Story

5/17/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 85: Children’s Story This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Children’s Story’ by Slick Rick. Even though this riff is super simple, we pay homage to the legends over here. Plus, that bass line is still iconic, so don’t trip. Lets add this one to the arsenal! @therulernyc Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to the Anchor.fm link...

Duration:00:04:25

Funky Tech Radio 63: It's Dark and Hell is Hot

5/14/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 63: It's Dark and Hell is Hot Podcast episode out now.. Link to both podcast x YouTube in bio! May 12 of, ’98: we were introduced to a whole other type of Hip Hop Energy. Episode 63 of Funky Tech Radio celebrates the 21 anniversary of It’s Dark and Hell is Hot, the debut album of DMX. Crime Story and Stop Being Greedy are my favorites on this jawn. What are yours? @dmx @BreezyBrainstorm @FunkyTechRadio . . . . Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify,...

Duration:00:44:44

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 84: Comin' for Datazz

5/10/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 84: Comin' for Datazz This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Comin' for Datazz' by Gang Starr. We got a smooth four note riff in F minor this week, and I breakdown different variations of playing this riff due to sample science. Its dope, so lets hit it! @djpremier Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to the Anchor.fm link below...

Duration:00:07:20

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 83: Luck of Lucien

5/3/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 83: Luck of Lucien This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Luck of Lucien' by A Tribe Called Quest. This smooth riff is in A major with an added 9th, which gives it its jazzy flavor. Easy on the hands (but not too easy), and super fun to play. Good luck! @atribecalledquest @qtiptheabstract @alishaheed @jarobiwhite Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio...

Duration:00:09:29

Funky Tech Radio 62: Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik

4/30/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 62: Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik On April 26, 1994, Hip Hop was blessed with a platinum offering of southern funk. Episode 62 of Funky Tech Radio celebrates the 25 anniversary of Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, the debut album of Outkast. Little did we know how much we needed these organic, bluesy funk tunes in the realm of rap. This album (and their following albums) are a reminder that good music never dies and always inspires. Forever an all time favorite! @outkast...

Duration:01:06:49

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 82: Friday

4/26/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 82: Friday This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Friday' by Ice Cube. A nice cool down from last weeks lesson, this week we get to groove hardbody with a four note riff in C minor to some smackin’ ass drums. Happy Friday ya’ll! @icecube @djpooh Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in bio, or go to the Anchor.fm link below for the full list of...

Duration:00:04:09

Funky Tech Radio 61: Operation Doomsday

4/23/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 61: Operation Doomsday April 20 marked the 20th anniversary of the innovative classic Operation Doomsday. Well, according to @koolboblove that date is impossible, but we already celebrated! Episode 61 of Funky Tech Radio finds its way into the Supervillain’s lair and gets lit with MF DOOM. As one of my favorite MC’s of all time, this was definitely a gem of an episode. And it’s all caps when you spell the man’s name! @nas @FunkyTechRadio...

Duration:01:29:06

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 81: Good Dank

4/19/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 81: Good Dank This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Good Dank ’ by Wiz Khalifa. Ya’ll ready to work? Good dank is earned, not given! This riff in C# minor was one of, if not the first riff I attempted to learn once I started playing the bass. I quickly realized that my hands were not ready for that life, but I practiced it often throughout the years until I got it. I learned so much from the trial and error of this song that I would...

Duration:00:12:11

Funky Tech Radio 60: Illmatic

4/16/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 60: Illmatic April 19 marks the 25th anniversary of the legendary album Illmatic. So here’s what we’re gonna do. Episode 60 of Funky Tech Radio is going to provide you with a 90 minute deep dive into the minds of one of my favorite lyricists of all time: Nas. T There’s nothing like mixing music with a message. Join me as I weave through stories of the streets and of life, through the eyes of the Queensbridge native. Who’s world is this? @nas @FunkyTechRadio...

Duration:01:30:54

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 80: Buddah Lovaz

4/12/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 80: Buddah Lovaz This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Buddah Lovaz’ by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. We’re cooling out and taking it easy this week with this four note riff in F. Sometimes you just gotta bask in the groove and let it take the lead. Next week will be a different story, so get ready! @btnhlive Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech Radio link in...

Duration:00:03:18