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!


Episode Archive

Active Listening on 02/28/13

Active Listening
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Thu, 02/28/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/01/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 02/14/13

Active Listening
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Thu, 02/14/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 02/15/2013 - 12:00am
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Be Careful with Each Other So You Can Be Dangerous Together: V-Day with the Seamstress of Sound

If you're cuddling up with a loved one or dancing by yourself, the Seamstress will be spinning you a night of silky smooth love jams and ballads of heartache! Tune in at 10 PST-midnight tonight to Active Listening on or 90.7 on your FM dial. Hope to see everyone downtown marching for V-day!

Active Listening on 01/24/13

Active Listening
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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 01/25/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening Tonight! 10-midnight

 The Seamstress of Sound presents another exciting night of Active Listening 10-midnight this Thursday.  

Our special guest for the evening is OMAR OFFENDUM! Syrian American L.A. livin' hip hop artist with style.  Check out a video off his latest album Syrianamericana

Offendum will be performing at PSU right beforehand as a part of PSU/MercyCorp/AUPHR funded event titled Art and Nonviolent Resistance in Syria

Active Listening on 01/10/13

Active Listening
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Thu, 01/10/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 01/11/2013 - 12:00am
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Inclemental Weather Report with the Seamstress of Sound

Inclemental weather report with the Seamstress of Sound. 10-midnight Thursday! Potentially with a special guest!

Active Listening on 12/27/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 12/27/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 12/28/2012 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 12/13/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 12/14/2012 - 12:00am
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Take a Rain Check/Pump up the Volume

Take a Rain Check/Pump up the Volume...a dance-able version of Active Listening comes to you on this SUNNY DAY!  Show about rain postponed until further signs of inclemental weather. Featuring new tunes by The Narcicyst, Siren's Echo and more...

Active Listening on 12/06/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 12/07/2012 - 12:00am
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Active Listening Tonight! 10-midnight

 Active Listening tonight! Thursday 10-Midnight

 If you don't want a lump of coal in your stocking, tune in at 10pm after attending the Community Coal Export Hearing (Rally at 5/Hearing at 6) 

1333 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard (Wear Red)

As always, the Seamstress of Sound brings you an eclectic mix of hiphop, soul, folk and world rhythms sure to keep you active. (2nd and 4th Thursdays*) 

December 1st and 2nd Thursdays

Active Listening on 11/22/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 11/22/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 11/23/2012 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 11/08/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 11/09/2012 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 10/25/12

Active Listening
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Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 10/26/2012 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music


Zoo on the BOO an interviewooo with the Seamstress of Sound

Active Listening
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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

  • Length: 29:57 minutes (27.42 MB)
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Active Listening-live interview with MC Omar Offendum 1-24-13

Active Listening
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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

Active Listening
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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.

Active Listening
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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 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

Active Listening playlist for 04/25/2013

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MRBLike a Stream
DJ LajediWrld hip hop women
ursula ruckerreturn to innocence
tribe called redelectric powwow
star spangled banner
saul williamsnot in our name
mos defauditorium
rebel diazfree em all
sly and the family stoneyou can make it if you try
bomba estereosintiendo
mic crenshawsuperheroes
omar offendumsuperhero
b media collectiveeveryday superheros from their EARTH DAY SPECIAL
the coupwear clean draws
invincibledetroit summer
invinciblethe emporers clothes
james blakemala changes
nahkogreat spirit
tribe callled redgeneral generations
james blakeovergrown
reggie wattsIf youre fucking youre fucking
Alice russell4 a while

Active Listening playlist for 04/11/2013

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Amp LiveThe Rightous
Osmosis MuldrewNobody Loves a Genius Child
Quincy JonesSummer in the City
Marco PoloRelax feat J Davey
Erykah BaduLove
MacklemoreThrift Store
Zeinedin and NarcycistSharq Awsat Jdeed (New Middle East)
Shadia Mansour ft Omar OffendumWe Have to Change lazim ntghaer
Remi KanaziPalestinian Identity
Bonobo feat EbaduHeaven for the Sinner
James BlakeOvergrown
ZooMuch More Time
ZooThe Beat
ZooMiddle of Nowhere
ZooChill Wave 2
Mos Def and Talib KweliK.O.S.(Determination)
Ben Harper Blind Boys of AlabamaThere will Be a Light
NahkoAloha Ke Akua
Herbie HancockOstinato (Suite for Angela)
Amp LIvePurple
LaTlatehBoov Boov
Abdelkader MerchaneHamadi
al IqaaThings that Quicken the Heart

Active Listening playlist for 03/14/2013

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bob marleySoul Rebel
D angelo and QuestloveTell me if you Still care
Rebel DiazCrazy
J DillaFuck the Police
Dead PrezPolice State
Aloe BlaccI need a dollar
Brother AliWork Everyday
Omar OffendumHustle On
MOhammaed AlfarraRaise Your Weapon
Fela KutiEverything Scatter
Cheikh LoKelle Magni
Bembeya Jazz`Air Guinee
Armada BizertaSalam (Peace)Khat Thaleth
El Edd et al.Resistant CulturesKarmaGeddon
Caro EmeraldBack It Up
House of Vibe All StarsThe Light
Shook TwinsShine OnWindow
Sean HayesRosebush Inside
CommonA Song for Assata
Nathaniel TalbotTug of WarHere in the Fields
NahkoGreat Spirit
Will I AmColors
Nas and Damien MarleyCount Your Blessings
Ani DifrancoFace Up and Sing
Erykah BaduBack in the Day
LUpe FiascoBitch Bad
Queen LAtifahLatifas Had it up 2 Here

Active Listening playlist for 03/07/2013

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BeyonceGirls (Who Run The World)
Rose BentDown on ME
MAry Jane GirlsAll Night Long
Erykah BaduCleva
India ArieGreat Grandmother
Sunni PattersonWe Made It
Climbing PoetreeI am Here
Suheir HammadThis is to Certify
InvincibleThe Emperor's Clothes
Alicia KeysEmpire State of Mind
Lauryn HillForgive Them Father
Janet JacksonThe Knowledge
Dj LaJediWorld Hip Hop WomenFrom the Sound UP
Ursula RuckerUntitled Flow
Nina SimoneFunkier than a Mosquitos Tweeter
Annie LennoxSweet Dreams
BanglesWalk like an Egyptian
Cindi LauperGirls just want to have fun
Whitney HoustonI'm Your Baby Tonight
Roberta FlackSunday and Sister Jones
Lila DownsMother Jones
Rising AppalachiaSwoon
InvincibleDetroit Summer
Rose BentHigher
EmancipatorSoon It Will be Cold Enough
Marco PoloRelax Feat J Davey
Siren's EchoSuper Soul Sistas
Shadia MansourAl Kufiyyeh
Erykah BaduThe Healer
Missy ElliotAin't That Funny
India ArieStrength Courage and Wisdom

Active Listening playlist for 02/28/2013

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George Baker SelectionI'm Gonna Love You45Colossus
Wynder K FrogI'm A Man45United Artists
Normie RoweShakin' All Over45Jubilee
Downliners SectOutside45Columbia
NamelosersLand Of 1,000 Dances45Columbia
Lee HazlewoodDella45Smash
NamelosersDo Ao45GoGo
Ray Woolf & The AvengersLittle Things That Happen45Cass
Jason Eddie & The CentremenSinging The Blues45Capitol
AttackAnymore Than I Do45London
Rupert's PeopleHold On45Bell
Malcolm MitchellSightseer45Dot
SeedsThe Wind Blows Your Hair45GNP Crescendo
Bob Seger & The Last HeardEast Side Story45Cameo
Jody DaltonDoing Things The Hard Way45Nitro
Living DaylightsI'm Real45Buddah
Graham Bond OrganizationWaltz For A Pig45Atco
Grahame BondWater, Water45Pulsar
DenimsThe White Ship45Mercury
Shangri-LasSweet Sounds Of Summer45Mercury
13th Floor ElevatorsI'm Gonna Love You Too45International Artists
EqualsMy Life Ain't Easy45President
Dave Clark FiveMaze Of Love45Columbia
KinksThis Is Where I BelongEPPye
Keith RelfShapes In My Mind45Epic
Small FacesSong Of A Baker45Daffodil
EasybeatsGonna Have A Good Time45United Artists
Bad BoysLove45Paula
IdShort Circuit45RCA
Lee RogersLove And War45Wheelsville
Flaming EmbersHey Mama45Ric Tic
Pat BrownThe Good Got To Suffer For The Bad45Jazzman
Fuller BrothersBy My Side45Keymen
Jackie WilsonI've Lost You45Brunswick
Dee Dee WarwickDon't Call Me Anymore45Jubilee
Johnny AdamsWho Are You45Ric

Haim "Coloured Glass" Kenig and Michael "Voice Of Reason" Barbara fill in with a couple stacks of 45s....



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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