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The Nostalgia Mixtape

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A story-telling series rooted in the music that soundtracks our memories. Hosted by Sama'an Ashrawi. Produced & Edited by Jason Crow. Additional Production by Jasmine Chen. Illustrations by Nataly Menjivar. www.thenostalgiamixtape.com

A story-telling series rooted in the music that soundtracks our memories. Hosted by Sama'an Ashrawi. Produced & Edited by Jason Crow. Additional Production by Jasmine Chen. Illustrations by Nataly Menjivar. www.thenostalgiamixtape.com

Location:

United States

Description:

A story-telling series rooted in the music that soundtracks our memories. Hosted by Sama'an Ashrawi. Produced & Edited by Jason Crow. Additional Production by Jasmine Chen. Illustrations by Nataly Menjivar. www.thenostalgiamixtape.com

Language:

English


Episodes

The Hannibal Buress Episode

3/19/2019
Esteemed thespian, underrated martial artist, motocross rider, and part-time EMT, Hannibal Buress recalls his first-ever walk-up music at his second-ever stand-up gig. (We love hyphens!) Hannibal and host Sama'an Ashrawi ponder whether or not they should take credit for the Hiatus Kaiyote sample on Drake's "Free Smoke" and how reminisce about the time Hannibal dunked on Kevin Durant (figuratively).

Duration:00:59:29

The Gary Clark Jr Episode

3/7/2019
Genre-bender Gary Clark Jr. gets philosophical about the psychedelia of chopped and screwed music and how winning a Grammy finally helped him earn some validation in the eyes of his parents.

Duration:01:01:16

The Sam Bailey & Fatimah Asghar Episode

2/21/2019
Sam Bailey & Fatimah Asghar look back on how Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' got them through the filming of their acclaimed web series 'Brown Girls' .... and how it continues to get them through this thing we call life. Read along with the annotated transcript here: http://bit.ly/TNMBGEp More episodes at: thenostalgiamixtape.com

Duration:00:56:45

The Lupe Fiasco Episode

2/7/2019
Grammy-winning rap superstar Lupe Fiasco sits down to reminisce about how a cult classic film, 'The Last Dragon', is connected with the karate (and life) lessons his father gave him as a kid. Read along with the annotations here: http://bit.ly/LupeFiascoTNM

Duration:00:33:58

BONUS Khruangbin Nostalgia Mix (by Sama'an Ashrawi)

2/2/2019
Host Sama'an Ashrawi shares a bonus mix based on songs from the Khruangbin episode of The Nostalgia Mixtape. Music from Sudan, Morocco, Algeria, Niger, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, India, plus a few dub tracks as well as some American rockabilly, blues, Jamaican soul, and Canadian disco. Listen to the Khruangbin interview on the Nostalgia Mixtape here: https://soundcloud.com/nostalgiatapes/the-khruangbin-episode Check the footnotes here: http://bit.ly/TNMKhruangbin Tracklist:...

Duration:01:22:09

The Khruangbin Episode

1/24/2019
Tag along as @Khruangbin regale us with stories of songs that have chased them around the world, from Texas to Copenhagen to India, and how they've grown along the way.

Duration:00:49:17

The Ladybug Mecca Episode

1/10/2019
Ladybug Mecca aka Santos Vieira, one-third of legendary rap group Digable Planets, one-whole of herself, joins The Nostalgia Mixtape to talk about the smoothest band of all-time: The Doobie Brothers. Ladybug will never forget when, in her childhood, The Doobies appeared on an episode of the 1970s sitcom What's Happening!! to teach Rerun, Raj, Dee, and Dwayne a lesson about bootlegging.

Duration:01:00:00

The Amber Coffman Episode

12/27/2018
Amber Coffman, a singer, guitarist, and human person, tells an incredibly relatable teenage tale of rebellion inspired by TLC's "Creep."

Duration:01:03:00

The Zack Fox Episode

12/13/2018
The internet's most irreverent instigator, Zack Fox (aka @corduroycondom on Soundcloud), stops by to tell the tale of a heist that could only happen in Edgewood, Atlanta, Georgia. In Zack's own words, "It's a hood version of a Guy Ritchie flick."

Duration:01:02:00

The Sango Episode

11/29/2018
Sango (@sangobeats), one of the internet's most revered beat-makers, tells the story of how Daft Punk inspired his first ever remixes -- remixes you can only hear on The Nostalgia Mixtape.

Duration:00:59:00

The Nneka Ogwumike Episode

11/15/2018
The 2016 WNBA season ended with a championship and an MVP trophy for Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks. There were a few constants during that summer: Nneka's lights-out shooting and Chance the Rapper's 'Coloring Book' album which soundtracked her best statistical season.

Duration:00:58:00

The Shea Serrano Episode

11/1/2018
New York Times best-selling author Shea Serrano stops by to tell a coming-of-age story about Master P's "Ice Cream Man," a drug dealer named Aurelio, and three-point-shooting his way into a girl's heart (...or not.)

Duration:00:53:00

Introduction: Welcome to The Nostalgia Mixtape

10/24/2018
Welcome to The Nostalgia Mixtape. A story-telling series rooted in the music that soundtracks our memories.

Duration:00:05:00