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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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English


Episodes

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 77: Ski Mask Way

3/22/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 77: Ski Mask Way This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Ski Mask Way' by 50 Cent. I remember first hearing this lick back when The Massacre dropped and it stuck with me to this day. We’re grooving in C# minor this week and working with four notes. Mask up! @50cent 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...

Duration:00:04:23

FTR 56: Black Star

3/18/2019
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At some point in time we were all told to shoot for the stars. Well, today is the day we lift off! Episode 56 of Funky Tech Radio brings us into the orbit of Black Star, separately known as Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli. Since we’ve only been blessed with one album from the group, we have an opportunity to dip into the gems of both parties. Lock in to this hour long set of authentic Hip Hop Energy! @TalibKweli @yasiinbey @FunkyTechRadio @BreezyBrainstorm . . . . Subscribe: Funky...

Duration:01:16:08

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 76: Who Got The Camera?

3/15/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 76: Who Got The Camera? This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Who Got The Camera?' by Ice Cube. I had put y’all on game with this funky groove. It’s unfortunate that the message on this song is still relevant today, but timeless music is gonna do its thing: keep us informed and aware. We’re in A major this week so lets bring our A game! @icecube Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite...

Duration:00:08:20

FTR 55: Like Water For Chocolate

3/12/2019
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Lets take this trip out to the Mid West! Episode 54 of Funky Tech Radio takes us to the windy city to catch a breath of fresh air of Common. This Hip Hop legend has blessed us with 20+ years of soulful authenticity while delivering various styles to us throughout his career. Time to tune in and get this Food for Funk! @common @FunkyTechRadio @BreezyBrainstorm . . . . Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky Tech...

Duration:01:24:25

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 75: Quik’s Groove

3/8/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 75: Quik’s Groove This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'Quik’s Groove' by DJ Quik. You know we show love to west coast funk legends over here. This progression moves us through C minor and F minor. Only 3 notes. What ya’ll waiting for? Time to groove! @djquik 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...

Duration:00:03:23

FTR 54: 3 Feet High And Rising

3/5/2019
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The 30th anniversary of 3 Feet High and Rising just passed us over the weekend. Episode 54 of Funky Tech Radio is here to show love and respect to the legendary De La Soul. This historical landmark is a reminder to all of us of the staying power of Hip Hop culture. We as a culture cannot let De La's unfortunate situation with Tommy Boy Records taint their legacy, so catch these vibes and Support the Soul! Positive vibes will prevail! @wearedelasoul @plugwondelasoul @djmaseo @FunkyTechRadio...

Duration:01:06:22

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 74: I Remain Calm

3/1/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 74: I Remain Calm This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'I Remain Calm' by The Roots. Take heed to the title of the track, for this riff may seem more complicated than it needs to be. We take our time to dissect this jazzy groove in B minor. The vibe is always worth the effort, lets get it! @theroots @blackthought @questlove Subscribe: Funky Tech Radio is on Spotify, Anchor.fm, and anywhere you enjoy your favorite podcasts! Click the Funky...

Duration:00:08:25

FTR 53: The Roots

2/27/2019
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Philly stand up! Episode 53 of Funky Tech Radio sends praise to my hometown heroes, The Legendary Roots Crew with a super fire 1 hour set. The squad recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of their album Things Fall Apart, an album loaded with quality production and lyricism that is still mentally transformative to this day. So its only right we do a deep dive Illadelpo style. Buckle up, hunker down and lets get into The Roots! @theroots @questlove @blackthought @FunkyTechRadio...

Duration:01:05:11

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 73: The Suite For Beaver Pt. 2

2/22/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 73: The Suite For Beaver Pt. 2 This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to 'The Suite For Beaver Pt 2’ by the People Under The Stairs. This is definitely up there as one of favorite hip hop basslines of all time. Super chill and groovy accompanied by the feel good party vibe bars of the PUTS crew. This riff is a chord progression from A minor to D major, so smooth that that you wouldn’t even notice! Lets slide! @piecelock70 Subscribe: Funky Tech...

Duration:00:05:13

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