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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

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

FTR 59: Hard To Earn

4/9/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 59: Hard To Earn The 25th anniversary of Hard to Earn was on March 8th. The 21st anniversary of Moment of Truth was on March 31st. Episode 59 of Funky Tech Radio shows love to these two classic albums and more, created by none other than Gang Starr. There will never be another Guru, but I wish we still had the presence of that message and energy within the culture. Definitely a catalogue that I consider a part of my 'New York soundtrack.’ Let’s go! @djpremier...

Duration:01:04:06

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 79: America’s Most Blunted

4/5/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 79: America’s Most Blunted This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘America’s Most Blunted' by Madvillain. What better song to start off April than this one? We’re in A major this week and we’ll be grooving all month, so stay locked in! @madlib @quasimoto @gasdrawls 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:00:03:27

FTR 58: Return of 4Eva

4/2/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 58: Return of 4Eva Once upon a time in the south, a legend set fire to the streets with an 808 and something to say. Episode 58 of Funky Tech Radio kicks off an 8 year celebration and appreciation of Return of 4Eva, a masterpiece by Big K.R.I.T. This mans catalogue has held me down from the early 2000’s to this date. Theres nothing like some fresh, authentic southern hip hop to keep your bounce strong. Shoutout to the king for reminding me what drew me to music from the...

Duration:01:14:15

Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 78: Oh My God

3/29/2019
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Hip Hop Riff Of The Week 78: Oh My God This week, we will be learning how to play the bass line to ‘Oh My God' by A Tribe Called Quest. Our Tribe is holding us down with a funky bass line that hits the soul! We remain in C# minor, but we’re hitting some blue notes this week. Groove season! @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 link in...

Duration:00:09:13

Funky Tech Radio 57: Madvillainy x Madlib Invazion

3/26/2019
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Funky Tech Radio 57: Madvillainy x Madlib Invazion C’mon, ya’ll. The true heads know this one is essential. Episode 57 of Funky Tech Radio celebrates the 15th anniversary of Madvillainy with cuts from the album and a slew of fire gems from the world of Madlib. Talk about a catalogue that sounds fresh on every listen. Madlib is a huge inspiration on the production and DJ tip over here at Funky Tech Radio. You better believe a proper tribute to MF Doom is on the horizon as well. Now lets...

Duration:01:08:03

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