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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

FTR 52: Public Enemy

2/19/2019
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Ayo we back, this time with some new Tech! It’s time to break in the futuristic wheels of steel (shoutout to @roland_us). We have now stepped our funk forward in time into the Hip Hop era. Hip Hop was birthed from the funk, and Funky Tech Radio is here to bridge these generational gaps that many may overlook. Episode 52 of Funky Tech Radio returns with the essential political raps of Public Enemy. This mix was inspired by the vibe of President’s Day. The powers that be tried to put us down...

Duration:00:39:56

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 72: Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off)

2/15/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 72: Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off) This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off)’ by the Wu Tang Clan. Had to hit y’all with this clan classic in C minor. Only three notes, which usually means the groove is strong - y’all already know it is! So lets go! @wutangclan 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:00:02:39

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 71: It’s Good to Be Here

2/8/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 71: It’s Good to Be Here This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘It’s Good to Be Here’ by Digable Planets. Talk about a feel good track! Shout out to group for being strong funk providers, this track is another example of the power of the funky hip hop vibe. We’re rocking out in Bb Minor this week, only four notes. Aye! @officialdoodlebug @ladybugmecca Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your...

Duration:00:04:16

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 70: Electric Relaxation

2/1/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 70: Electric Relaxation This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Electric Relaxation’ by A Tribe Called Quest. The time has come to tackle one of the dopest hip hop bass lines of all time. I wanted to get into to this one years ago, but to my surprise there are multiple interpretations of this 3 bar chord progression. I had to do mad research and study up on harmony to get the most accurate info possible. But we here! Such a fun line to play; 3...

Duration:00:13:49

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 69: Let Em Know

1/25/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 69: Let Em Know This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Let Em Know’ by the Souls of Mischief. We stay in Bb minor this week as we explore the first track of the classic Hip Hop album ’93 ’til Infinity. You can never go wrong when you combine jazzy basslines with gritty drums! @soulsofmischief 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:00:06:25

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