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 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.

Active Listening on 06/13/13

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Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 05/23/13

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Thu, 05/23/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 05/24/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 05/09/13

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Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening hosts Speakers Minds in conversation with the Seamstress of Sound

Thursday's program will feature a live interview with members of Speaker Minds-a soulful Portland Hip hop band.  They bumped quite a set at the Red and Black on May Day. Stay tuned and possible ticket giveaways!

Check out their video here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eG17PkKD3aM 

Like https://www.facebook.com/ActiveListeningWithTheSeamstressOfSound on Facebook for updates and alerts on Ticket Giveaways!

Active Listening on 04/25/13

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Thu, 04/25/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/26/2013 - 12:00am
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Active Listening hosts Hip hop artist Invincible live in studio with the Seamstress of Sound

Active Listening with the Seamstress of Sound presents another night of eclectic soulful tunes sure to keep you active.  Special live interview with hip hop artist Invincible from Detroit. We'ill spend a some time together talking about her new work.  

Active Listening on 04/11/13

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Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 04/12/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 03/28/13

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Thu, 03/28/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:00am
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A Preview of Soul'd Out Music Festival with The Seamstress

It's that time again, Soul'd out brings Portland some of the hottest new and venerated musicians of today.  Catch some previews of the festival and some ticket giveaways in conjunction with our Spring Membership Drive.

Active Listening on 03/14/13

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Thu, 03/14/2013 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

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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 10/14/2010

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Mary MartinFavorite things
Salt n PepaPush it
tabla gamda
Cut ChemistThe Garden
Eric B and RakimPaid in Full
Freddie Cruger feat. LynnPretty Little Thing
Nina SimoneFour Women
DJ Shadow
Joan as PolicewomanFurious
Lowkeyobama nation
Damian Jr. Gong MarleyRoad to Zion
K'naanTIA
Manu ChaoMerry Blues (DJ Muggs RMX)
Slick RickHey Young World
OutkastI like the way you move
The RootsThe Seed
MIAPull up the People
Mosly watta
House of Vibe feat Lady GThe Light
Billie HolidayHe Aint Got Rhythm (Poppyseed Remix)
Erykah BaduThe Healer
Lyrics BornCallin Out
Dead PrezI'm An African
NomadHabaybi
DAM feat Shadiakollon 3endon
Eddie KendricksMy People...Hold On
PharcydePassing Me By
Los Fabulosos CadillacsEl Matador
Bob MarleyThem Belly Full
Low KeySomething Wonderful
Erykah BaduBag Lady

Active Listening playlist for 09/23/2010

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09/23/2010
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Gift of GabIn Las Vegas
DJ Shadow6 days
BlackaliciousAural Pleasure
LifesavasGutterfly
LatyrxThe Bumpin Contraption(The Recalibration)
QuannumThe Quickening
Gift of GabEscape 2 Mars
BlackaliciousDeception
LatyrxSay That
Lyrics BornCallin Out
Gift of GabWay of the Light
BlackaliciousSwan Lake
Dj ShadowPt One Blue Sky Revist
J5Freedom
DJ ShadowOrgan Donor
Lifesavas5th Horseman
DJ Shadow/Cut ChemistBrainfreeze
LatyrxLadyDontekno
Gift of Gab feat Del and Brother AliDreamin
BlackaliciousShallow Days
Gift of GabA to G
Lyrics BornLove me so Bad
Blackalicious with Saul WilliamsRelease pt 1, 2, 3
DJ ShadowShort stem/long stem
carumin
Joyo VelardeTake You Home

Active Listening playlist for 09/09/2010

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Otis ReddingChange is Gonna Come
Al GreenChange is Gonna Come
ImpressionsA Change is Coming
Shuggie Otis
Taj MahalWest Indian Revelation
My-GOregon is where I come from
RZAGhost Dog instrumental
MY-GLife Goes On
AFro QbenNo More warfare
DragonPeace
Arabic Hits4
Stereo MC'sFever
Freddie CrugerThe Hustle
MY-G
Sade Remix NeptunesBy Your Side
Handsome Boy Modeling SchoolSunshine
Youseff LateefChing Miau
Pete Rock and SL SmoothThey REminisce over You
De La SoulTravelin'
DJ Shadow and Cut ChemistBrainfreeze
The Jimmy Castor BunchIt's Just Begun
Earth Wind and FireShining Star
MIchael JacksonBaby Be Mine
Stevie WonderMaster Blaster
Erykah BaduThink Twice
Donald ByrdThink Twice
Erykah BaduTurn Me Away (Get Munny)
Isley Brothers feat Gabriel ReneFootsteps in the Dark
Ice CubeToday Was a Good DAy
TechnotronicPump Up the Jam
Bel Biv DevoePoison
Talib KweliToo Late
Janet JacksonState of the World
Lauryn HillEvery Ghetto, Every City
Mary J Blidge REmixBe Happy
Prince
Cee-lo feat Jazze PhatMy Kind of People
The ImpressionsThis is My Country
K'naanAmerica

Active Listening playlist for 08/26/2010

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Dead PrezBehind Enemy Lines
Sean HayesRosebush
De La Soul/Maceo ParkerI be blowin
Amy GoodmanDemocracy Now/Troy Davis
Bob Marley w/Lost BoyzGuiltiness
Michael Frantiinterlude
Sam BardinVoices
M StewartPsychopath Nut
Dj ShadowGiving up the Ghost
Nina SimoneI wish I knew How Itd feel to be free
Toots and the MaytalsI've Got Dreams
Curtis MayfieldKeep On Keeping On
Jurrassic 5Contribution
Ben HarperOppression
RadioheadSit Down, Stand Up
The ClashStraight to Hell
M.I.A.Paper Planes
The RootsStep Into The Realm
Cornell WestinterludeNo More Prisons
Gil Scott HeronThe Prisoner
Stevie WonderHeaven Is
SadeKing of Sorrow
Bob MarleyNo More Trouble
D.A.M.Ng'ayer Bukra (Change Tomorrow)
Arabs Gone WildYou Tube
Sean HayesOpen Up A Window
Build an ArkLove Is Our Nationality
Dave Mathews BandTwo Step
SeaSunz+J. Bless6-Earth Amplified
Mos DefNew World Water
Amy GoodmanDemocracy Now/Bolivian Ambassador UN

Active Listening playlist for 08/05/2010

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08/05/2010
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Build an ArkGot to Have Freedom
Sa-RaRosebuds
Slum VillageLa La
CCN David BoiesProp 8 ruling
Marcel Cartier (Stic Man)Changing Weather
Zion-IBoom Bip
Thes One and J-LiveGive it Up
Sean HayesTurnaroundturnmeon
Salt N PepaIndependant
Missy Elliot feat Mary J BlidgeBaby Girl Interlude/Intro
Jill ScottGetting in the Way
Erykah BaduBooty
Build an ArkPeace with Every Step
SeaSunz+J. BlessTrack 13
Sierra Leone Refugee All StarsGlobal Threat
MOs Def, Lennie Kravits, Trombone Shorty Preservation Hall Band`Aint My Fault
K'naan feat Mos Def and Chali 2naAmerica
Zion IAmerika
AntibalasP.A.Z.
Bob MarleyWake up and Live
Zion ITake Over
Alice Russell (ZNTN Remix)Lights Went Out
Ammoncontact, Dadelus, Tiffany PaigeHigher
ImpressionsAmen
Oliver MutukudziMutserendende
Freddie Cruger feat Desmond FosterOver the Ocean
SWV remixAnything
Raphael SaadiqDoing What I Can
AmmoncontactWhats the Science?
Cee-loI'll Be Around
TinnyAletse Ogboo
Eye Mo De AnaaReggie Rockstone
NobodyThe All Golden Fronts

Active Listening playlist for 07/22/2010

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Nappy RootsPush onWatermelon, Chicken and GritzAtlantic Records
Bob MarleyCheer UPKeep on MovingEmporio
Bob MarleyDo it TwiceKeep On MovingEmporio
Slum VillageLa La feat DJ Dez (instrumental)Fat Beats Records
Do the right thing/Spike Lee"Roll Call"pre recordednone
SeaSunz+J. BlessAny Day NowEarth AmplifiedRedline Distribution
Shababgamed hamakiNaweehashebabgamed.comnone
De La Soul feat Chaka KhanAll GoodAOI: Mosaic ThumpTommy Boy Records
Cee-lo GreenDie TryingCee-lo Greenis the soul machineArista
Nappy Roots feat Jazze PhaAwNawWatermelon, Chicken and GritsAtlantic Records
Saul WilliamsSeptember 12thNot in Our NameSynchronic Records
Richard SokporMother's DayWamba: We are ComingBigWoof Productions
Mos Def and Talib KweliRespirationBlack StarBMI
OutkastDa Art of Story Telling (instrumental)Aquameni Instrumentals?
Erykah BaduTime's A WastinMama's GunMotown Records
MysticBe FreeLearning to BreatheGoodvibe
Al GreenTired of Being AloneGreatest HitsMotown
Bob Marley and the WailersThem Belly FullNatty DreadTuff Gong
SeaSunz+J. Bless feat Zumbi of Zion IHungry MoneyEarth AmplifiedRedline Distribution
Zion-I feat GoapelleBoom BipDeep Water SlangRaptisvism Records
Nappy RootsPo FolksChicken, Watermelon and GritsAtlantic Records
Donald ByrdThink TwiceStepping Into TomorrowBlue Note
Roberta FlackReverend LeeChapter TwoAtlantic Records
Georgia Ann MuldrowKeep It Real?EarlyAnimatedcartunes
Bobby McFerrinThe 23rd PsalmMedicine MusicBobby McFerrin
Taj MahalMy AncestorsMusic Keeps Me TogetherColumbia Records
Nathan Haines feat Verna FrancisEarth is the PlaceEarth is the Place singleWave Music
Arabic ImmersionInstant ImmersionVolume 3
MadlibPyramids (Change)The Beat Konducta Vol .1-2Madlib Invazion
Jay DeeThink TwiceWelcome 2 DetroitBarely Breaking Even
Erykah BaduThink TwiceWorldwide UndergroundMotown Records
Nappy RootsNappy Roots DayWooden LeatherAtlantic Records
Bob Marley feat Erykah BaduNo More TroubleChant Down BabylonIsland Def Jam
Lady MayRound UpSingleArista
Ray CharlesI can See Clearly NowTrue to LifeCross Over Records/Atlantic
Nappy RootsSick and TiredWooden LeatherAtlantic Records
SeaSunz+J. Bless feat Stic ManGlobal WarningEarth AmplifiedRedline Distribution
Otis ReddingA Change is Gonna ComeThe Deifinitive CollectionWarner Music

 Tix for Nappy Roots!  Featuring Southern folks for this show...stay tuned and active!

Active Listening playlist for 07/08/2010

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Tribe Called QuestBonita Appelbaum
Erykah BaduLove
Grover WashingtonGeorgia On My Mind
StereognosisSumerian Breakbeat
Marcel CartierNakba (Free Palestine)
Bobby McFerrinWailers
Joe BataanChevre que Chevre
Cee-lo GreenMy Kind of People
Eddie KendricksPeople...Hold On
Erykah BaduMy People
Aloe BlaccLong Time Coming
OutkastMainstream
Marcel CartierWomen Hold up Half the Sky
DAMAl Huriye Unt'a (Freedome for my Sisters)
Sade (Neptunes Remix)By Your Side
JaylibThe Red
Slum VillageForth and Back
Sherin WadyUntitled (Egyptian Remix)
The RootsThe Seed (2.0)
Sean PaulGimmie The Light
Missy ElliotGet Your Freak On
AntibalasObanla'e
Sakade BandBeya Moke
StarshipWe Built this City
Fearless FourRockin It
Mohammed Alfarra Ft Darrious and Big EShorty
Esther PhillipsUse Me
Alice RussellHigh Up on the Hook
AntibalasI.C.E.
StereognosisBaglama Boxer
DJ ZTripAlbum Drops (live)
Dead PrezHip Hop
Mystic feat Talib Kweli & KamThe Life (Remix)
Mary J BlidgeBe Happy
Erykah Badu, Angie Stone, Bahamadia and Queen LatifahLove of My Life
Erykah Badu feat CommonLove of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)

Active Listening playlist for 06/03/2010

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Suheir HammadIn America
Democracy Now
DAMYa Sayidati
EuphratesWatermelon Chunks
Mohammed AlfarraFekret All HipHop
DAMBorn Here
LowkeyLive in London response to Flotilla
Son of NunFree Palestine
LowkeyLive in London
DAMWarde
palestinian rapperzFalasteen wel tahadi
UnknownYirja al Shimaal
Suheir HammadThis is to Certify
David RovicsJenin
FairuzYa Hawa Beruit
Gil Scott HeronThe Revolution Will Not be televised
LowkeyLive in London
Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, Trombone Shorty, Tim Robbins and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band-It Aint my Fault
Cee-lo GreenSometimes
Immortal TechniqueThe 4th Branch
Dead PrezWe Want Freedom
Unsung Heroes and TY feat BreidRight Here in Front of YOu
DAM
Marcel KhalifeOmi
Erykah BaduMy People
Amy Goodman
Mohammed Alfarra Ft darrious and Big EShorty
Palestinian RapperzFalasteen Wel Tahidi
Shadia Mansour feat DAMkollon 3endon Dababaat
FairuzAl Quds Fil Baal
Lowkey and Immortal TechniqueVoices of the Voiceless
DJ ZtripMarvin Gaye, Saul Williams and Bob Marley
DAMGhareeb F'Balidi
Queen LatifahU.N.I.T.Y.
DJ KirwatyTabla Gamda
Living LegendsWar and Peace

 Help celebrate Palestinian resistance music and remember the 9 activists who died aboard the Gaza Flotilla and the hundreds of deported activists and the hundreds of thousands of Gazans under inhumane Israeli and Egyptian blockade.

Active Listening playlist for 05/20/2010

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Tope
Talib Kweli and HiTekLove
Tina TurnerWhats Love Got to Do with It
Fabulous Souls/Peanut Butter WolfTake Me
Erykah BaduWindow Seat
Stevie WonderVisions
Raphael SaadiqDoing What I can
Poor Righteous TeahersShakiyla
AceyaloneMakebalila Live
Baka BeyondA thousand Curses on Love
Quannum CollectiveThe Quickening
The BeatlesNumber 9
Billie HolidayI cover the waterfront
Gil Scott HeronLady Day and John Coltrane
Prison SongDinoHomeless Writers Coalition
Cornell West
Erykah BaduPenitentiary Philosophy
Talib Kweli and HiTekEternalist
RJD2#1
ToneGet UP
Dead PrezGet up
Soweto Gospel ChoirNgahlulele
Hugh Masakela
TopeHow It Feel
Harold FallermeyerAxel F
DJ Greyboy
Salt n PepaLEts Talk About Sex
Sengalese Hip Hop Mix
XumanAskan Wi....
Baka BeyondMeeting of Tribes
Roberta Flack and Donny HathawayWhen Love Has Grown
MysticOnce A Week
Pete Rock and Baby PaStep Up
Talib Kweli and Hi TekToo Late
The ImpressionsFool For You

Active Listening playlist for 04/29/2010

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GURUPlenty
Erykah BaduReturn of the Ankh
GuruRespect the architect
Them ChangesRamsey Lewis
GangstarrThe Planet
DJ PremierGURU tribute mix
Jeru the DamajaScientific Madness
Dj PremierGuru tribute mix
GangstarrTake two and pass
Grover WashingtonIt feels so good
GuruSlicker than Most
Digable PlanetsBorough Check
Roy AyersWe Live in Brooklyn
GangstarrYou Know my steez
GangstarrJust to Get a Rep
Arrested DevelopmentEase My Mind
Guru feat Angie StoneKeep your Worries
GangstarrWork
Bob Marley feat GuruJohnny Was
Les NubiansSweetest Taboo
Guru feat Les NubiansWho's There?
Guru feat MC SolaarLe Bien, Le Mal
MC Solaarhijo de africa
Guru feat the RootsLift Your Fist
de la soulItsoweezee
GangstarrWords I Manifest
James BrownBlack and Proud
Mos DefMathematics
Guru feat Herbie HancockTimeless
Herbie HancockWandering Spirit Song
JamiroquaiCosmic Girl
Guru feat JamiroquaiLost Souls
DJ PremierGuru Tribute Mix
GuruWhen you're Near
Erykah BaduTelephone
GuruGuidance
GangstarrEx girl-On to the Next Girl
GangstarrShe Knows What she wants
GangstarrRobin Hood Theory

You're a Shining Starr

GURU tribute night here on KBOO Active Listening with yours truely the Seamstress of Sound

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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