Active Listening

Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music for the revolution every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month- the Seamstress of Sound is sure to keep you active.  Like artist page "Active Listening With the Seamstress Of Sound" on Facebook for updates and sneak peaks on ticket giveaways!  If you are groovin to this music please comment on the Kboo site-Your feedback is important!

 

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Episode Archive

Active Listening on 03/22/12

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Thu, 03/22/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/23/2012 - 12:00am
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Active Listening

Join DJ Benjamin for a musical journey on Thursday, March 22 beginning at 10pm.

DJ Benjamin sits behind the board for Active Listening this week, taking the musical journey from genres such as folk, soul, hip hop, and blues in both the United States and countries across the planet.

Sit back and enjoy the two-hour experience, Thursday evening beginning at 10pm, on your community radio station KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland or on-line at kboo.fm

Active Listening on 02/23/12

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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 02/24/2012 - 12:00am
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It won't be pretty

D.J. What The's "Hour of Silence" presents a tribute to the greats who made radio what it is today.  Following services, entertainment will be provided by Ronald Shannon Jackson, the Nels Cline Singers, Last Exit, Machine Gun, the right honorable Vernon Reid, Los Hermanos Brotzman, Living Colour, Jedi Mind Tricks, Circus, D. Galas, Archie Shepp, Rashied Ali, Primus, five guys named Fred, and that Zorn fellow who gets all the press.  

Active Listening on 08/11/11

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Thu, 08/11/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 08/12/2011 - 12:00am
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The Seamstress host local hip hop artist Dylan Muldrew

Active Listening hosts special guest Dylan Muldrew.  Freshly back from Fire in the Canyon Muldrew will share highlights of the festival, his top 10 songs for the summer and a live in studio performance.

Stay tuned!

(this is the next to last episode of Active Listening for one year-please direct comments about this show to the programming committee) 

Active Listening on 06/16/11

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Thu, 06/16/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/17/2011 - 12:00am
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Special guest Max Ribner + ticket giveaway!

 Active Listening is happy to have a return vist by Portland's own Max Ribner.  An evening of improvisation between the Seamstress of Sound and Flugelhorn musican Max Ribner gives folks a taste of his style.  Tickets for his Record Release concert at the Goodfoot on June 23rd will be given away during the show.

Active Listening on 06/09/11

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Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/10/2011 - 12:00am
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Gil Scott Heron Tribute

We lost a great poet and activist Friday May 27th. Please join in honoring him:  Active Listening pays tribute to Gil Scott Heron with a night of spoken word.  

Active Listening on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 05/27/2011 - 12:00am
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BLACK STAX, ALOE BLACC and more...

 Interview with Seattle Hip hop group Black Stax followed by ticket giveaway for that show featuring Portland's Rose Bent. Also tix for Aloe Blacc @ Dantes! Hott Hott Hott and Active.

Stay tuned.

Active Listening on 05/12/11

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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 10:10am
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I need a Dollar-a dollar is what I need...

Membership drive ticket giveaway for Aloe Blacc! Listen up for your chance to give back to your community radio station and to hear a great underground hiphop and soul artist. As usual, the Seamstress will spin soulful tunes sure to keep you Active!

Active Listening on 04/07/11

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Thu, 04/07/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/08/2011 - 12:00am
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Ticket Giveaway on Active Listening

Active Listening Ticket Giveaway

Soul'd Out Music Festival Tickets to Afro Cuban All Stars!

also Shook Twins and Siren Nation-Billie Holiday Tribute at Mississippi Records

Active Listening on 03/24/11

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Thu, 03/24/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/25/2011 - 12:00am
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Active Listening ticket giveaways! Soul'd out festival

For the next 3 weeks, March 24th, April 7th and 14th, Active Listening will have a pair of tickets for Soul'd Out Music Festival.  Afro Cuban All Stars, Donald Harrison and yes folks...the diva herself- Ms. Lauryn Hill.

Thanks to Soul'd Out Fest for their generous contribution. Stay tuned 10-midnight for your chance to win!

Active Listening on 03/10/11

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Thu, 03/10/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/11/2011 - 12:00am
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The Other 364 days...a Tribute with the Seamstress of Sound

 The Other 364 days...a Tribute with the Seamstress of Sound.

Join me in celebrating Int'l Womens Day with a musical party for some amazing women.

Potential ticket giveaways as well.

Tune in from 10-midnight this Thursday!

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Zoo on the BOO an interviewooo with the Seamstress of Sound

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Thu, 04/11/2013

Osmosis Muldrew Zoo album dropped and he's in the studio with the Seamstress discussing the album and being backed by his crew.* Yes there were probably 10 dudes in the studio that night. Enjoy some up and coming local talent!

 

 

*not all lyrics reflect the values of the DJ

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Active Listening-live interview with MC Omar Offendum 1-24-13

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Thu, 01/24/2013

Active Listening hosts an interview between the Seamstress of Sound and MC/Beatmaker Omar Offendum listen in for some sneak peaks of his new work and from his last album Syrianamericana. 

Click here for Offendum's webpage

featuring clips from work by Sami Matar, Ayah, the Narcycist, D.A.M., Amir SulaimanDJ Boo, Bei Ru, Dennis Brown and Freeway.

Active Listening: Seatttle's own Black Stax live interview with the Seamstress 5/26/11

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Fri, 05/27/2011

 Check out this interview with up and coming Seattle's own Black Stax.

Active Listening: The Seamstress interviews Rose Bent Trio, Lady Trinity, Miss Chief and Jacque about their new album.

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Fri, 12/03/2010

 Check it out folks, Rose Bent came in for a candid interview session and spit some fine rhymes.

Enjoy- and don't forget to head out to their record release Friday at Backspace (all ages, doors open at 8)

Playlists

Active Listening playlist for 03/13/2014

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03/13/2014
ArtistTitle
The RefugeesVocab (Refugees Hip Hop Remix)
Ohmega WattsGood Fun feat Nino Moschella
Rebel DiazWhich Side are you on Remix
Tribe Called RedElectric Intertribal feat smoke trail
EstheroSuperheroes
The Peace PoetsWater Got No Enemy
AwakeningClimbing Poetree and Rising Appalachia
Ursul;a RuckerHumbled
Juaneco y Su comboVailando con Ayahuesca
The Souljazz OrchestraEast Flows the River
Grandmother FlordemayoWhole Earth Summit live
Max Ribner BandLove is Like A Stream
Paper BirdJust Sing
De la SoulTrying
Leah Song and climbing poetreelive
Esther Phillipsinto the mystic
nina SimoneObeah Woman
Lucila CamposSamba Malato
Bill WithersLive
Tribe Called QuestBonita Applebaum
Angel Haze Tribe Called RedLyric
#Jan 25Omar Offendum Narcycist
Shut Your Mouse Obama
Tribe Called RedBread and Cheese Feat Black Bear
Chaka Khan and de la soulAll good
Modeski Martin and WoodNocturnal Transmission
Seinabo SeyOutlines

Active Listening playlist for 02/20/2014

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02/20/2014
ArtistTitle
the Coupfat cats bigger fish
Taj MahalHappy just to be like I am
Sean HayesRocksteady
Dj Daddy Gintro feat Philip Levi & Tippa Irie
Roberta FlackReverend Lee
Erykah BaduOn and On Summer in Sydney break
Mos DefMathematics
Dead Prezhip Hop
The CoupWear Clean Draws
Mic CrenshawHelp Me
Curtis MayfieldKeep on Trippin
The CoupPam the Funkstress
Janelle MonaeQ.U.E.E.N. feat E Badu
Jasiri XCheckpoint
Shadia Mansour feat M1El Kufeyah
Remi KanaziThis Divestment Bill Hurst my Feelings
Dead Prez and the CoupGet Up
Bobbi HumphriesBlacks and Blues
Abby LincolnAfro Blue
Aaron NevilleA Change is Gonna Come
Randal Wyatt of Speaker MindsYour Music
Vursatyl and Rev ShinesMr Gusto
Gift of GabThe Ride of Your Life
Dead PrezBe Healthy
Chavela VargasLa Llorona
Akil DasanNew African Village
From Syria with Love
el rass and munmaJanna
Omar Offendum DJ BOO Ahmed Fouad NigimMy Darling My country
RZA
Nina SimoneAint Got No-I Got Life
Mahalia JacksonWhen I Wake Up in Glory

Active Listening playlist for 02/20/2014

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02/20/2014
ArtistTitle
the Coupfat cats bigger fish
Taj MahalHappy just to be like I am
Sean HayesRocksteady
Dj Daddy Gintro feat Philip Levi & Tippa Irie
Roberta FlackReverend Lee
Erykah BaduOn and On Summer in Sydney break
Mos DefMathematics
Dead Prezhip Hop
The CoupWear Clean Draws
Mic CrenshawHelp Me
Curtis MayfieldKeep on Trippin
The CoupPam the Funkstress
Janelle MonaeQ.U.E.E.N. feat E Badu
Jasiri XCheckpoint
Shadia Mansour feat M1El Kufeyah
Remi KanaziThis Divestment Bill Hurst my Feelings
Dead Prez and the CoupGet Up
Bobbi HumphriesBlacks and Blues
Abby LincolnAfro Blue
Aaron NevilleA Change is Gonna Come
Randal Wyatt of Speaker MindsYour Music
Vursatyl and Rev ShinesMr Gusto
Gift of GabThe Ride of Your Life
Dead PrezBe Healthy
Chavela VargasLa Llorona
Akil DasanNew African Village
From Syria with Love
el rass and munmaJanna
Omar Offendum DJ BOO Ahmed Fouad NigimMy Darling My country
RZA
Nina SimoneAint Got No-I Got Life
Mahalia JacksonWhen I Wake Up in Glory

Active Listening playlist for 02/13/2014

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02/13/2014
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Gil Scott HeronH20 Gate Blues
Enforcement RecordsPolitics.
Mic Crenshaw feat Dead PrezSuperheros
Calixto OchoaRecordando el pasado
Jill ScottSpring Summer Feeling
Bill FletcherThe World is a Rainbow
Stevie WonderEarths Creation
Joyo ValardeSweet Angels
Bobby CaldwellMy Flame
Landra GloverWoman to Woman
Landra GloverAllow Me to Introduce Myself
Landra GloverUntitled
Landra GloverMy Future
DJ Spooky/Natasha AtlasDuden
Erykah BaduLove
AsheruLove on the go
Freestyle Fellowship
Wizard of OzIf I only had a Brain
Pink FloydMoney
Common Erykah BaduJimi was a Rockstar
Bill Cosby
Cypress HillTequila Sunrise Instrumental
los teenagerscumbia sincelejana
Natasha AtlasMustaheel
Amp liveCloser to the Sun (Colorado dreamin)
Tribe Called RedDifferent Heroes
Cleo Lane and James galwayAnyone can Whistle
Bill Withersdon't you want to Stay

Active Listening playlist for 01/23/2014

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01/23/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
DJ DrezTrack 2Kirtanya Sessions
Ancient SolDowntime Mix 2
The Soul ChildrenHearsay
Valerie JuneWorkin Woman Blues
Amp LiveCloser to the Sun
Climbing PoetreeHeart Led Rebellion
Rebel Diaz feat J IvyMotivate! move!
Amir SulaimanCome to the Hills
D'AngeloBudgie's Ratchetized Remixlivin proof the remixes
Dj Muggs Andrew Kline and BreviWild SideCross My Heart Hope to Die
Jane DarwinAutumn Night
Las ChakachasCanalla
BarkaysKnucklehead
little SisterYou're the one
Monk Higgins and the SpecialitiesGot to be Funky
Art GarfunkelI shall sing
Ancient SolStuck up in this Cagelive at KBOO (1/23/13)
Ancient SolG Funk Mixlive at Kboo(1/23/13)
Ancient SolBreak Breadlive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolRaised Uplive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolSedentarylive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolNW Freshlive at kboo (1/23/13)
Stephan MarleyYou're Gonna Leave
Angela Haze TCRA Tribe Called Red

Active Listening playlist for 01/09/2014

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01/09/2014
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Africa Child
Baay Niasse
Hugh MasakelaWhat's Wrong with Groovin
Miriam MakebaMayibuye
Sly and the Family StoneIf you Want Me To Stay
California HoneydropsI Found a Love
Lauryn HillTo Zion
Black StaxI Love My LIfe
BahamadiaDialed Up
Lazim bitghayerShadia Mansour ft Omar Offendum
Damian Jr Gong MarleyIt Was Written
Israel VibrationRudeboy Shufflin
Bob MarleyThem Belly Full
Dead PrezBe Healthy
Dont Worry bE hAPPY

Active Listening playlist for 12/26/2013

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12/26/2013
Kill Ugly Radio fills in for Active Listening

Playlist:

10:00pm KBOO Community Radio Promo Spots
10:01pm Lalo Schifrin – What’s Wrong? – THX-1138 OST
10:04pm John Lennon – “..I had a lot of loops…” – sample, looping
10:06pm Kraftwerk – The Telephone Call (remix) - Electric Cafe
10:15pm L. Ron Hubbard – The Drone – Battlefield Earth
10:18pm Sketch Erickson – Music: What The World Needs Now Is Love – Sketch Sounds Off
10:22pm David Noebel – Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez: Communists! – The Marxist Minstrels
10:25pm Sketch Erickson – Music: Back Seat Love – Sketch Sounds Off
10:27pm Think – Once You Understand – 7″
10:31pm The Weatherman – Go To The Church – The Weatherman’s dumb blog
10:35pm Sketch Erickson – Movies – Sketch Sounds Off
10:37pm Wink Martindale – America, An Affirmation – 7″
10:41pm Jack Shea – The Monitors are your friends.. – The Monitors (1969 film)
10:41pm Gary S. Paxton – The Big A = The Big M – 7″
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10:44pm Set break —
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10:46pm Chezney Hawks – Rolf Wank Track – DJ Shitmat Presents: The Rolf Harris Mashup CD
10:52pm Vomit – Rolf Has Beans – DJ Shitmat Presents: The Rolf Harris Mashup CD
10:53pm Toecutter – I Milk Myself – DJ Shitmat Presents: The Rolf Harris Mashup CD
10:56pm The Mushroom Tabernacle Choir – 12 Drugs of Christmas – 7″
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10:59pm Set break — I.D.
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11:00pm Gétatchèw Mèkurya & The Ex & Guests – Aymotche Terabu/Shemonmwanaye – Moa Anbessa
11:12pm This Heat – Twilight Furniture – This Heat
11:16pm Chrome – Half Machine Lip Moves – Half Machine Lip Moves
11:19pm Sadjeljko – Float Boats – Music Of Shinkoyo
11:20pm Stefan Tcherepnin – Motor Lodge Dance – Music Of Shinkoyo
11:22pm The German Shepherds – Let the Night Roar – Dear Jodie 7″
11:24pm Chrome – Half Machine Lip Moves/Abstract Nympho – Half Machine Lip Moves
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11:29pm Set break — Music Behind DJ: Lucho Bermúdez vs JUD JUD
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11:29pm The Fall – How I Wrote Elastic Man – The Rough Trade Singles Box
11:33pm The Fall – City Hobgoblins – The Rough Trade Singles Box
11:36pm The Fall – Totally Wired – The Rough Trade Singles Box
11:41pm The Weatherman – Drone for the End of the World/Untitled Family Tape, 1970s – The Weatherman’s dumb blog
11:51pm L. Ron Hubbard – Wind Splitter – Battlefield Earth
11:55pm Slim Goodbody – Down Down Down – The Inside Story
11:59pm L. Ron Hubbard – L’Envoi – Thank You For Listening (excerpt) – Path To Freedom

 
 

Active Listening playlist for 12/19/2013

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12/19/2013
ArtistTitle
Dj DrezFor What Its Worth (India Dub)
Doc Watson FamilyThe Cuckoo Bird
Afro Q BenMazey Crazy World
Regina SpektorFolding Chair
Israel Kamakawiwo'oleWhite Sandy Beach of Hawai'i
Max Ribner BandPeace on Earth
Nazare PereiraBrasileira, Tout Simplement
SadeLong Hard Road
Medicine For the PeopleOcean as Well
Isaac HayesWalk from Regios
TopeFamily Affair ft Grynch and Spac3man
The CoupIjustwannalayarounalldayinbedwithyou
Erykah BaduI want you
Donald ByrdThink Twice
Kool and the GangThis is You, This is Me
Shuggie OtisAht uh mi hed
Dj DrezBeat Sessions
MysticThe Life Acapella
Charlie HaydenWe Shall Overcome
Bob Marley and Lauryn HillTurn Your Lights Down Low
Zion IFinger paint
Dj LaJediWorld Hip Hop Women: From the Sound Up
Omar OffendumFinjan
Outkastda Art of Storytelling part 1
James BlakeCMYK
The NarcicystThank You
Brother AliMy Beloved
Bob MarleyThank You Lord
Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain BoysRoom at the top of the Stairs
Simon and GarfunkelFor emily, Wherever I May Find Her
Kaki KingAir and Kilometers
Ani DifrancoSwim
Seinabo SeyOutlines

Active Listening playlist for 12/12/2013

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12/12/2013
ArtistTitle
Frankie SmithHand Bone
K'naanThe African Way feat Mwafrika
Tribe CAlled RedSweet Milk Pop
InvincibleDetroit Summer
JaylibThe Red
KMC KRUDevil Came Up to Michigan
Crystal WatersGypsy Woman
Bob MarleyComing in From the Cold
Jose JamesPark Bench People
EmancipatorFirst Snow
AceyaloneThings Get Better Feat Daniel merriweather
Nina SimoneOoh Child
Z the Peoplezion is a state of mind
Mashrou3 LeilaInna Mihni
DAMI wish I could go back in time
Rebel DiazAlien
Tony! Toni! Tone!Feel Good
LatryxCall to Arms

Active Listening playlist for 12/12/2013

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12/12/2013
ArtistTitle
Frankie SmithHand Bone
Third WorldRejoice
K'naanThe African Way feat Mwafrika
Tribe Called RedSweet Milk Pop
InvincibleDetroit Summer
JaylibThe Red
KMC KRUDevil Came Up to Michigan
Crystal WatersGypsy Woman
Bob MarleyComing in From the Cold
Jose JamesPark Bench People
EmancipatorFirst Snow
Arrested DevelopmentMr. Wendel
AceyaloneThings Get Better Feat Daniel merriweather
Nina SimoneOoh Child (nickodemus)
Z the PeopleZion is a state of mind
Mashrou3 LeilaInna Mihni
2pacKeep ya Head Up
Erykah BaduBag Lady
DAMI wish I could go back in time
?Rauche
ImpressionsThis is My Country
Esther PhillipsDo Right Woman, Do Right Man
Rebel DiazAlien
Rising AppalachiaSwoon (Remix
James BlakeWhat Was it You Said about Luck?
NasOne Love
Siren's EchoThis Little Light of Mine
Mamadou and SheR.U.N. 2 me
Tony! Toni! Tone!Feel Good
LatryxCall to Arms
The Coup5 Million Ways to Kill a CEO
Living LegendsWar and Peace
Erykah BaduTwinkle pt 2
Eddie KendricksMy People...Hold On
MysticBe Free

Comments

nutria

thanks for good tunes last night. you should be every week, not every 2! if you can figure out how, let's brew something from the rest of my shiso this fall. It is pretty big. I have been waiting for it to flower but I don't think it will now... nutria

Who did "sometimes nothing

Who did "sometimes nothing is what you believe in"...
Didn't see it online-

RI~!

 

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