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Song of the Day: Hiatus Kaiyote “Breathing Underwater”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Mar 05, 2015
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Hiatus Kaiyote have returned after a whirlwind couple of years with “Breathing Underwater,” a lush, swirling, angular jaunt through shifting time signatures and serious musical chops.

Song of The Day: Run Around “Mop Mop [feat. Fred Wesley & Anthony Joseph]”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Feb 24, 2015
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“Run Around” by Mop Mop featuring Fred Wesley on trombone & lyrics by Anthony Joseph is a strong contender to enter the top three most famous songs about getting the run around.

40 tracks of influences with The Sol Power All-Stars

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Feb 06, 2015
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As The Sol Power All-Stars, Meistro and I were recently requested to throw down a guest mix for Cookie Dough Music. The only theme given was “influences”, so what followed was 90 minutes and 40 tracks of our favorite records.

Watch: Renae & JC’s Potomac Point Winery Wedding

Posted by: Neville C.
Jan 09, 2015
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Potomac Point Winery was the ideal setting for Renae & JC’s autumn wedding celebration. With Neville C. behind the decks, the dance floor was rocking ’til the very end.

Song of the Day: Mark Murphy “My Favorite Things”

Posted by: Neville C.
Dec 05, 2014
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Mark Murphy, originally from Syracuse has been recording since 1955 and is still active today. He can sing a song you’ve heard a million versions of and totally make it his own. Here’s his swinging twist on a holiday classic, “My Favorite Things.”

Song of the Day: Ramsey Lewis “Les Fleur”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 18, 2014
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Ramsey Lewis’ “Les Fleur” is pure 60’s psychedelia fused with jazz on an orchestral scale.

Song of the Day: Pharcyde “Runnin’ (Altered Tapes Remix)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Nov 14, 2014
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Chicago-based production duo Altered Tapes deliver a fresh bossa nova take on The Pharcyde’s hip-hop classic “Runnin’.”

Song of the Day: Brass Construction “Movin”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Oct 22, 2014
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With this tune Brass Construction perhaps laid down the greatest side of disco dance floor funk of all time.

Song of The Day: Samuel Jonathan Johnson “Sweet Love”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Oct 07, 2014
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Samuel Jonathan Johnson brings the funk with this in-the-pocket classic, “Sweet Love,” off his one and only album entitled My Music.

Song of The Day: Flying Lotus “Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar)”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Sep 11, 2014
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Steven Ellison—aka Flying Lotus—is perhaps the closest millenials will get in having a true 21st century jazz musician, one that carries the torch of his forebears.