We would like to thank everyone for spreading the word about The Diamond Soul XXXperience! We've watched our listeners continue to grow with each episode, and we know that it is with your help that this has taken place. To set off the first show in August we take selections from new albums by Eric Roberson, Slimkid3 & DJ Nu-Mark and The Shaolin Afronaut to show you what needs to be added to your musical selection. Enjoy!
Every now and then the [some] jazz series will feature labels around the world that are putting out some of the finest in jazz music. The Posi-Tone catalog provides both new fans and devoted listeners with something they can count on to deliver the energy that exists in the current world of jazz
Joe Magnarelli - Easy Transition
Nick Hempton - Five Ways Through Harsimus Cove
Ralph Bowen - Yesterdays
Orrin Evans' Captain Black Big Band - Maestra
Brian Charette - Ease Back
Michael Dease - Roppongi
Jared Gold - Cubano Chant
Walt Weiskopf - Night Vision
Steve Fidyk - Love For Sale
Sean Nowell - In the Shikshteesh
Peter Brendler - Walk on the Wild Side
DJ Rahdu keeps it caliente for the final show of July! Birmingham’s Byron the Aquarius makes an appearance on the setlist with a track from his upcoming Detroit house inspired album and make sure you peep Rahdu’s new favorite artist Malia. Keep it tuned here to make sure you’re XXXperienced!
Featuring Jill Scott, Jesse Boykins III, india.arie and more!
This week Rahdu hits you with a grab bag of Soul, Hip Hop , Jazz and more!
It’s been awhile since we’ve compiled a Covers playlist and to prepare you for the holiday weekend we decided to reconcile that. Covers 4 showcases amazing artist’s takes on everything from rare grooves to Hip Hop and what they do with this tracks is amazing. Download Covers 4 and discover new artists to add to your playlists
The jazz world recently lost the legendary Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and bandleader who was one of the most popular and influential jazz musicians of the 1950s and ‘60s. May he R.I.P. and continue inspiring generations to come. This episode of [some] jazz is curated by trumpeter, label head and friend Farnell Newton www.fnbeatsgalore.com
I've been hitting the gym lately and I wanted to create a playlist that delivers some energy as I began my workout. Don't worry, this episode still has the laidback chill you've come to expect, but it's more upbeat overall. Shouts out to local Hip Hop crew the Green Seed on their upcoming release Drapetomania - I've included their lead single you're sure to enjoy along with new tunes and classics by the best musicians around.
Artists include: J Rawls, Jose James, D'angelo, Gary Bartz & more
DJ Rahdu returns with recently released treats from Mark de Clive-Lowe, Fatima, Lil John and many more. Delete some space on your hard drive and clear some room in your day for 2 hours of Diamond Soul!
DJ Rahdu returns to lace you with 2 hours of Diamond Soul. Prepare for a carefully curated show containing only the best in soul, rare grooves, remixes and covers. Rahdu returns to the previous On Deck compilation with the Applejac produced Better by Nicolas Ryan Gant as well as featuring music from On Deck alumni: Tall Black Guy and Buscrates. Dilla gets props on this episode via remakes of SV’s Jealousy and PotatoHead People’s flip of a Jay Dee sample featuring his brother Illa J. Mounds of niceness this session!
Shouts out to trumpeter, label head and friend Farnell Newton for compiling this episode of [Some] Jazz 10! Relying on his vast knowledge of the genre, Farnell curates an hour long podcast that will keep you grooving while taking notes on new music that needs to be added to your library. Enjoy!