Show 006 – Sweet Reggae Music

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Is Bob Marley’s “Greatest Hits” the extent of your Reggae collection? Finding it hard to discover reggae artists beyond Peter Tosh? Well, Jesse Robinson has done the heavy lifting for you. In this show, he shares some of his favorite reggae musical treasures that has taken years to find. Get ready for summer and load up on some of the best that Reggae has to offer.

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Track List:
  1. Jackie Mittoo – Totally Together
  2. Burning Spear – This Race (rare stereo mix)
  3. Horace Andy – New Broom
  4. Horace Andy – Child Of The Ghetto
  5. Ken Boothe – Everything I Own
  6. Johnny Osbourne – Truths and Rights
  7. Burning Spear – Rocking Time (rare stereo mix)
  8. Harold Butler – Out of Bondage
  9. King Tubby – Dread Locks Dub
  10. Bunny Wailer – Cool Runnings
  11. Max Romeo – Chase The Devil
  12. Fabian – Prophecy (12″ Discomix)
  13. Bunny Wailer – Reincarnated Souls
  14. Lee Perry – Jolly Brothers – Conscious Man (12″ Discomix)
  15. Vivian Jones – Red Eyes (Special Mix) Sorry guys, I can’t find this song ANYWHERE!

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Show 005 – Spring Mix

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It’s time to dust off the lawn furniture and have a deck party! In this episode of Based on the Beat Jesse Robinson brings the tempo down to the perfect speed for mixing a cocktail. Maybe some tequila? Put on our shades, enjoy the sun on your faces and nod your head to the beat. You don’t have to turn it off when the in-law’s show up. Beats for all, and all for one!

Track List (with links to purchase!):
  1. AstroLogical – Afternoon Cruise
  2. AstroLogical – Count Me Out
  3. Bennetrhodes – New Life
  4. Andrew Ashong – Love the Way
  5. DJ Steef – Black Savates (Sorry! This one is vinyl only, but you can listen to the track here, and YES it’s a Black Sabbath sample!)
  6. Tom Misch – See Through (Sorry ! This song isn’t available any more, but checkout this young producer’s Soundcloud page and his first album named Beat Tape 1)
  7. Slum Village – Climax (Girl Shit) (instrumental)
  8. Joe Cruz And The Cruzette – Love Song from the Beach Diggin’ album
  9. Abeti – Usisilike from the Beach Diggin’ album
  10. Tortured Soul – We Like Tequila
  11. Shuggie Otis – Aht Uh Mi Hed
  12. MeLo-X – Fiona Apple – Every Single Night (MeLo-X APT Basement God Mix) FREE DOWNLOAD!
  13. AstroLogical – The Throne
  14. Lost Midas – Love Undone (feat. Taylor O’Donnell)
  15. CHVRCHES – Recover (Cid Rim remix)

Show 004 – A Tribe Called Quest

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This week we delve deep into the “Renaissance Period” of Hip-Hop (as coined by ?uestlove of The Roots), by focusing on the legendary East Coast Hip-Hop group A Tribe Called Quest. I got inspired after watching the documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest a couple of weeks ago. After talking to friends and acquaintances, I was shocked to find out just how many people didn’t know about A Tribe Called Quest. Thus the idea was born for this show. If you’re a big Tribe fan, there should be a few new nuggets for you. If you’re new to Tribe, then sit back and relax as I take you on a guided tour of the essential playlist and history of A Tribe Called Quest.

  1. A Tribe Called Quest – We Can Get Down
  2. A Tribe Called Quest – Buggin’ Out
  3. Jungle Brothers – The Promo
  4. Jungle Brothers – Doin’ Our Own Dang
  5. De La Soul – Buddy (feat. Jungle Brothers & Q-Tip From A Tribe Called Quest)
  6. A Tribe Called Quest – Can I Kick It?
  7. A Tribe Called Quest – Luck Of Lucien
  8. A Tribe Called Quest – Bonita Applebum
  9. A Tribe Called Quest – Push It Along
  10. De La Soul – A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays’
  11. A Tribe Called Quest – Excursions
  12. A Tribe Called Quest – Buggin’ Out
  13. A Tribe Called Quest – Jazz (We’ve Got)
  14. A Tribe Called Quest – Check The Rhime
  15. A Tribe Called Quest – Scenario
  16. A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation
  17. A Tribe Called Quest – The Chase, Part II
  18. A Tribe Called Quest – Steve Biko (Stir It Up)
  19. A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour
  20. Nas – One Love
  21. Mobb Deep – Drink Away The Pain (Situations)
  22. A Tribe Called Quest – 1nce Again featuring Tammy Lucas
  23. A Tribe Called Quest – Jam
  24. A Tribe Called Quest – Same Ol’ Thing
  25. Consequence – The Jam (Remix)
  26. A Tribe Called Quest – Rock Rock Y’All (Ft Punchline,Wordsworth,Jane Doe & Mos Def)
  27. A Tribe Called Quest – Busta’s Lament

Show 003 – James Blake

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After the success of James Blake’s second album “Overgrown”, Jesse Robinson takes you on a guided tour of his discography. Including the very first track Blake ever released on Hemlock Records, to his lesser known EPs and singles which feature his production chops coming from the dubstep scene in south London. Don’t wanna miss this one!

Show Notes:

Different colored vinyl discs of the James Blake EP “CMYK”

James Blake Playing “CMYK” Live in Sete, France 3:56 is where it gets crazy!

Here a link to BUY some of the harder tracks to find

  1. James Blake – Overgrown
  2. James Blake – The Wilhelm Scream
  3. James Blake – I Mind
  4. James Blake – Voyeur (Dub) (Sorry! This one is vinyl only and is sold out! You can stream it here.)
  5. James Blake – Retrograde
  6. James Blake – To The Last
  7. James Blake – Life Round Here
  8. James Blake – Take A Fall For Me (feat. RZA)
  9. James Blake – Air & Lack Thereof
  10. James Blake – Love What Happened Here
  11. James Blake – CMYK
  12. James Blake – Postpone
  13. Mala – Changes (Harmonimix)
  14. James Blake – Not Long Now