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 09/11/14

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Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Last summer show with the Seamstress

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Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:00am
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Last summer show

Active Listening on 07/24/14

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Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

The Seamstress spins a dance party for summertime fun

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Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:00am
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Dancin in the Streets

Active Listening with Climbing Poetree

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Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:00am
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The Seamstress with special guests Climbing Poetree and Lena Moon

Active LIstening with the Seamstress

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Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:00am
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Active LIstening

Active Listening on 04/24/14

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Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Hot tunes on a rainy night

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Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:00am
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The Seamstress of Sound bringing you hot tunes

Active Listening on 04/10/14

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Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

The Seamstress features artists from the upcoming Soul'd out festival-with ticket giveaways!

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Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:00am
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Active Listening and Soul'd Out Fest artists and giveaways


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 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....

Active Listening playlist for 02/14/2013

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Andre 3000Happy Valentine
Jill ScottSpring Summer Feeling
India AriePrivate Party
Sly and the Family StoneEverybody is a Star
James BlakeA Case of You
Kim HillSunny Blue
Raphael SaadiqGood Man
Diana Ross and Marvin GayeMy Mistake
Tina TurnerWhat's Love Got to Do With It
Al GreenSimply Beautiful
James BlakeLimit To Your Love
Erykah BaduTimes a Wastin
Ahmed MuinHiyaati
Bob Marley and the WailersGonna Get You
Stronghold Songs (Dub Snakkr)Jana Jana by Abu Jafaar
Build an ArkLove is our Nationality
De La SoulIt's Like That
Erykah BaduI want You
CommonI Want You
Mashrou LeilaEl Mouqadima
Nina SimoneBreak Down
LTWLove to the World
Third WorldNow That We Found Love
Janet JacksonWhat Have You Done For Me Lately
James BlakeCMYK
Cee-lo GreenAll Day Love Affair
SadeBy Your Side
El Iqaa#things that Quicken the Heart

Be Careful With Each Other So We Can Be Dangerous Together

Active Listening playlist for 01/24/2013

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Narcycist feat Stefan Cristoff and Shadia MansourHamdullah City of Life
Amir Sulaiman/Omar Offendum/The Narcicyst/Freeway/Ayah/Sami Matar#Jan25
Mohammed AlfarraIshi Gheer
Martin Luther Kingfrom I have a dream speech
Lowkeyobama nation
Lowkeysomething wonderful
Mashrou' Leila/Eric Truffaz QuartetShim El Yasmine
Omar OffendumFinjan
Z the PeopleDon't Want Your Life
Build an Ark/Carlos NinoPeace and Love
Arabian KnightzElectric Chair
JacqulineI will Survive
Omar OffendumHustle On
El Nargisee (feat DAM)Hamith Hiloo
Omar OffendumDamascus
Omar OffendumThe Arab Speaks of Rivers
Ahmad Nigim/DJ Boo/produced by Omar OffendumMy Darling, My Country - Illin Ova
Omar Offendum#SYRIA
Bei RuSonia
Omar OffendumSyrianamericana
Dennis BrownStop the Fussing and Fighting

Active Listening focuses on hip hop in the Arab world with special guest Syrian American activist artist Omar Offendum.

Active Listening playlist for 01/11/2013

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Bob MarleyComing in From the
Tony Toni ToneIt Never Rains in Souther
Simon and
Bill FletcherThe World is a
Tina TurnerI Can't Stand the
RisqueThunder and
Wax TailorDusty
Z the PeopleStop the
Jose JamesPark Bench
Tom YorkeAnd it Rained All
The CurePrayers for
Mosley WottaBoat/ sea /
Power of OneThe
KnaanWash it
AmericaHorse with No
Joni MitchellRainy Night
EmancipatorSoon it will be Cold
Arrested DevelopmentRaining
The TemptationsI wish it would
Raphael SaadiqIt's a Shame(The Spinners)
Shuggie OtisRainy
Stevie WonderI can see the sun in late
Simon and GarfunkelHazy Shade of
Millie VanilliBlame it on the
Toots and the MaytalsI Really love the
Ann PeeblesI can't stand the
James BlakeEnough
Bill WithersAin't No



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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