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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Active Listening on 10/10/13

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Thu, 10/10/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 10/11/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening digs in for the changing seasons

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Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 09/27/2013 - 12:00am
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Workin it out...actively

Active Listening on 09/16/13

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Mon, 09/16/2013 - 10:00pm - Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening on 09/12/13

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Thu, 09/12/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 09/13/2013 - 12:00am
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Active listening are we safer?

Active Listening on 08/22/13

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Thu, 08/22/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 08/23/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening on 08/08/13

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Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 08/09/2013 - 12:00am
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Insane Music for Insae People #'s 4 & 5.

On our series of tapes of Insane Music for Insane People, released in Belgium in 1984, we will be listening to Numbers 4 and 5. Hosted by Alejandro Ceballos of La Ruleta.

Active Listening on 07/25/13

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Thu, 07/25/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 07/26/2013 - 12:00am
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Activelistening with the Seamstress

Active Listening on 07/11/13

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Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:30pm - Fri, 07/12/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening with the Seamstress

Catch new tunes with the Seamstress tonight from 10-midnight on KBOO Community Radio

Active Listening on 07/11/13

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Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:00pm - 10:30pm
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 06/27/13

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Thu, 06/27/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/28/2013 - 12:00am
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June-uary dance party with the Seamstress

Summer time, June-uary???  Let's dance it off tonight.


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)


Active Listening playlist for 12/05/2013

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Talib Kweli and Hi TekExperience Dedication
Talib Kweli and High TekMemories Live
Omar Offendum and DJ BOOOO vs PP
OdettaAll the Pretty Horses
El IqaaDetroit Beirut
Sean HayesSufidrop
Curtis MayfieldThe Makings of You
Dave Mathews BandSweet
Nelson MandelaInaugural Speech
Rebel DiazRevolution Has Come
HanounehReal Gaza (ft promoe)
Rebel DiazLa Patrulla (feat King Capo)'0
AntibalasFilibuster X
Arrested DevelopmentAfrica's Inside Me
Talib KweliAfrica Dream
Hot ButterSong of the nairobi trio
LatryxGorgeous Spirits
Talib KweliGet By
Manu DibangoTake Time
Reggie WattsIf youre F_cking
Kid CudiWild Cuz I'm Young
D.A.M.If I could go Back in Time
Haitus KaiyoteNakamarra feat QTip
Asheru feat Omar Retnu/Mr HU HHPLove on the Go
Bill WithersShe's Lonely
Erykah BaduMe
Alice RussellHeartbreaker (Yakine remix)
D FutureSpeak
Rebel DiazWe The Movement(feat Kalae Nouveaui)
Omar Offendum and DJ BooAhmed Fouad My Darling My Country Illin Ova
Taj MahalFollow the Drinking Gourd
Erykah BaduTelephone

Active Listening playlist for 11/21/2013

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Children's guide to PatriotismStar Spangled Banner
Erykah BaduSoldier
Tribe Called RedBread and Cheese Feat Black Bear
Medicine for the PeopleVultures of Culture
sUHEIR HaMMAD`in america
talib kwelimove something
randal wyattA Love Thing
Rebel DiazFree em all
Lauryn HillForgive them Father
Sean HayesSoul Shaker
Z the People ft El Far3iDont want your life
El Rass and MunmaBorkan Beirut
Abu JaafarJannaJanna
mashrou' LeilaNe me quittedepas
The NarcicystThe Last Arabs
SealA Change Gonna Come
Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of AlabamaThere will be a Light
House of Vibe All StarsThe Light
Taj Mahal and Toumani DiabateQueen Bee
Gil Scott Heronwho'll Pay repairations on my soul
James BlakeMala-Changes

Active Listening playlist for 11/14/2013

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Leo MarinoMr. ClamInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
MasakiEngawa no okotoInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
VoidkampfPolitician Trying to Express His opinionInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
PsyclonesTribulationInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Algebra SuicideTonightInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Human FleshSdracstopInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Maybe mentalQuietInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Tara crossDesparateInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Architects office0 144.8Insane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Jean-Claude Charlier et son OrchestrePrestigeInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Mr. SodenHotel MotorpoolInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Twilight RitualTears On The WallInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Architects Office0 144.2Insane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
VoidkampfI Left My Heart In JerusalemInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
Eric Abitol/Valerie DesperiezSubstance M.Insane Music for Insane people # 6Insane
SpacelingsThe WindInsane Music for Insane people # 6Insane

Active Listening playlist for 09/26/2013

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BlackbyrdsHappy Music
AfroliciousThursday Night Kinda Swing
Dub KweliYour Gospel
Ernest RanglinMidagny
Gil Scot HeronSong of the Wind
Sean HayesRocksteady
RJD2 candy panther remixHer Majesty's Social Club
Outkast feat Erykah BaduHumble Mumble
Mohamed HamakiNaweeha
Rising AppalachiaArmy of None
Nina Simone Organica RemixWestwind
Cornel WestElevate your View
Black StarKOS Determination
Damian Jr Gong MarleyIt was Written
KnaanWash it Down
Rose BentFondue
Dj Shadow Qtip and Lateef the Truth SpeakerEnuff
Aloe BlaccPatria Mia
ImpressionsTalking about my Baby
Mark DavisOvercome
Wide Hive PlayersSworn Statement
SadeCherry Pie
El IqaaBitter Cherries
apparently these artists aren't "important" enough to list on this "music of the near east" albumAsuit
punjabi poptrack 5
Harold ButlerKampala
DonovanGet Thy Bearings
Cornel WestStruggle
Sly and the Family StoneThank You

Active Listening playlist for 08/08/2013

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Las Flores del MalLas Flores del Mal
Las Flores del MalLas Flores del Mal
Las Flores del MalLas Flores del Mal

Active Listening playlist for 07/25/2013

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Olu Dara/Cassandra WilsonUsed to Be
Rising AppalachiaAcross The Blue Ridge mountains
Eric SermonJust Like Music
Dj ShadowTransmission 2
Tribe Called RedPbc (Featuring Sheldon Sundown)
The Jim Ently SoundCharlie's Theme
Rose BentHigher
BeyonceMe Myself and I
Salt n pepaSolo Power
Sirens EchoHot Hot
De La SoulBaby Phat
Major LazerBubble Butt
Erykah BaduCleva
Tribe Called RedBread and Cheese (Featuring Black Bear)
Revolution RecordsMay3rafsh Skoot Ft Wasla
Tribe Called QuestThe Night He Got Caught
Bobby BrownEvery little Step
Chaka KhanI feel For You Remix
Phil CollinsAir Tonight
BonoboPieces feat Cornelia
Garifuna CollectiveAyo
BoogatPa Tu Casa
Freddie Cruger feat Desmond FosterOver the Ocean
AceyaloneThings Get Better feat Daniel Merriweather
Randal WyattA Love Thing (feat 5th Sequence and Luck One)
Mystic feat Talib KweliThe Life Remix
Erykah BaduWindow Seat
Janet JacksonCome Back to Me
LatryxBalcony Beach
Sly and the Family StoneThankful and Thoughtful

Active Listening playlist for 07/11/2013

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Rebel DiazFree em all
Lupe FiascoAround My Way (Freedom Aint Free)
Carlos Nino and Lil ScienceGotta Have Freedom (feat Tiffany Paige)
Alica KeysElement of Freedom
Suheir HammadThis is to Certify
Hugh Masakela & Union of South AfricaGoin Back to New Orleans
Utah Phillips and Ani DifrancoFreedom
Nina SimoneI wish I knew how it'd feel to be free
SizzlaFreedom Cry
Taj MahalSlave Driver
Common feat Will i AmA Dream
The TemptationsStop the War Now
Shuggie OtisFreedom Flight
A Tribe Called RedThe Road (Featuring Blakc Bear)
Gil Scott HeronWho'll Pay Reparations on My Soul
Digable PlanetsWhat Cool Breezes Do
PlaygroundFly On
The CoupThe Guillotine
Johnny CashMan in Black
Joni MitchellA Case of You
James BlakeA Case of You (Joni Mitchell)
Erykah BaduMaster Teachers
Gary BartzCelestial Blues
Max Ribner BandLike A Stream
Livy ConnerThousand Words
Omar Offendum DJ BOOAhmed Fouad My Darling, My Country Illin Ova
The SeamstressAsma Mahfouz/Dem Now/DJ Shadow
Iron and WineFree Until they Cut Me Down
David RovicsTunisia 2011
Dead PrezPolice State
Revolution RecordsAna Msh 3dad
Israel KamakawiwooleHawai'i 78

Active Listening playlist for 06/27/2013

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Miriam MakebaGlory
Radio RahemLove and HateDo the Right Thing
BlurGirls & Boys
A hundred BirdsBatonga
Michael JacksonAnother Part of Me
AceyaloneThings Get Better feat Daniel Merriweather
The James Hunter SixMinute by Minute
BoogatPa tu casa
Major LazerBubble Butt
climbing poetreeBetween us
PM DawnSet Adrift on Memory's Bliss
The NarcicystFly over Egypt
JaylibSurvival Test
DJ Drez!!!!! feat Zaire Black and Apryl MarieDifferences
Paul Simon50 Ways to Leave your lover
Bob Marley and Lauren HillTurn your lights down low
Bob JamesLook Alike
Damian MarleyWhere is the love
Jazzanova remixToda Tercafiera
Theivery CorporationExilio
The ChefsMr Machine
Aceyalone feat Treasure Davis and BionikHit the Road
Be Good TanyasLakes of Pontchartrain
The James Hunter SixIf I Only Knew
Randal Wyatt feat 5th Sequence and Luck OneA Love thing
Alice RussellA While
Salt n Pepa remixIndependant
Bob MarleyLove

Active Listening playlist for 05/23/2013

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Remi KanaziFrom Rikers To Bagram
Z the PeopleStop the Rain
Taj Mahal and Toumani DiabateTunkaranke
Bob DylanAll I Really Want to Do
Coco RosieBroken ChariotTales of a Grass Widow
Nathaniel Talbot QuartetTug of WarHere in the Fields
Lila DownsSoy PescadorBorder-La Linea
Shook TwinsTime to Swim
Ani DifrancoSwim
Baaba MaalJamma Jenngi
Marcel KhalifeOmi
Omar OffendumMother's Day
Utah Phillips and Ani DiFrancoHeroes
Gil Scott HeronParents Interlude
James Blake`This Is the Real Blues
Grover WashingtonAint No Sunshine
Ben Harper and the Blind Boys of Alabama11th Commandment
Leo Kottke8 Miles High
Bob MarleySun is Shining
Ike and Tina TurnerFunkier than a Mosquitos Tweeter
Quincy JonesGula Matari
Lauryn HillEXFactor
Alice RussellCitizens
CranberriesDreaming my Dreams
Mike LoveNo More War
Living LegendsWar and Peace
Shook TwinsShine On

Active Listening playlist for 05/09/2013

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Randel WyattYour MusicExtra Ordinary
Siren's EchoThis Light of MineSupa Soul Sista's
Caro EmeraldThat Man
Alice RussellLet Go (Breakdown)To Dust
Earth Wind and FireKeep your Head to the SkyHead to the Sky
The Seamstress of SoundTrack 8Finally Mended
Civil RightsForgotton HistoryThe Civil Writes Movement
Saul WilliamsSha Clack ClakSLAM soundtrack
Hugh MasakelaFelicidadeThe Emancipation of Hugh Masakela
Speaker MindsBlow My HighWhat the Funk?
Slim PickinsAll the WaySlim Pickins Experiment
Randel Wyatt and 5th Sequence3rd Eye Blind
Sean HayesSoul ShakerRun Wolves Run
Raphael SaadiqThe AnswerStone Rollin
SadeBabyfatherSoldier of Love
Randel WyattYou Own It (feat Duane Johnson and B GoldenExtra Ordinary
CannabinoidsVol 2
Erotica 2Would You Do That
Hamilton BohannonHappy FeelingInsides Out
Marvin GayeSexual HealingMidnight Love
Erykah Badu4 Leaf CloverBaduizm



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-



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