Astral Traveling

Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Past guests: Phil Ranelin, Micheal White, Brian Auger, Miguel Atwood Ferguson, Rob-Swift, Kid Named Miles, DJ Nobody, Derf Reklaw, Dwight Tribble, Lee Fields, Wunmi, Orgone, Hot 8 Brass Band, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, Teppo Mäkynen, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Tre Hardson, Jungle Fire, Chris Haycock(DO-Over), Carlos Nino, Cut Chemist, Whiskey Barons.

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Episode Archive

Astral Traveling on 06/09/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 06/09/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 06/02/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 06/02/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 05/26/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 05/26/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Interview with Whiskey Barons

Join DJ Sesqui host of "Astral Traveling" this Sunday as we speak and listen to the dynamic duo Whiskey Barons. Hailing from Boston, DJ Bosq and The Bogart have been scorching up dance floors around the world with their tasteful remixes from Stevie Wonder, Fania All-Stars and Marvin Gaye just to name a few. Also well get a glimpse into their new upcoming original work and they will give us some thoughts on their flavorful studio techniques. DJ Standing 8 will be bringing in some Whiskey Barons heat as well as mixing fine dance cuts to add to this fun-filled funkified fat Sunday!

Astral Traveling on 05/12/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 05/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Izzie Wise live on Astral Traveling

Join DJ Sesqui of Astral Traveling this Sunday as we speak and listen to the energized flavor of Izzy Wise! Part of the famed Afrolicious collective this producer, musician, DJ and so much more will be throwing down a live set. Tinges of  reggae, afrobeat, funk, rock, hip hop, klezmer, embeded in a pool of bass will be released by this San Fransican for your listening pleasure.

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Astral Traveling on 05/05/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 05/05/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Scandinavian Special/Interview with Teppo Mäkynen

Join DJ Sesqui host of Astral Traveling and Tah Rei as we interview the great Finnish drummer/producer Teppo Mäkynen. Well talk about his stint with Nu Spitit Helsinki, Jo Stance and the oustanding solo release Universal Four/Teddy Rok Seven. Insight on the Scandinavian jazz soul scene and much more will be revealed through this humble but powerful artist. Along with the interview Tah Rei and Sesqui will be bringing out the finest soul,funk and jazz music that this hidden Nordic region has to offer!

Astral Traveling on 04/28/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 04/28/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 04/21/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 04/21/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 04/14/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 04/14/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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60s psych blowout: farewell show for Haim

Coloured Glass (AKA Haim) will host his last Astral Traveling tonight (although he may fill in from time to time in the future). Expect to hear some of his favorite 60s psych tracks, as usual. It was fun while it lasted....big thanks to Sesqui, everyone at KBOO, and all the listeners out there!

This show is dedicated to the memory of my most beloved cat Simon (1992-2013).

Astral Traveling on 04/07/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 04/07/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 03/31/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 03/31/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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DJ Sesqui spotlights the great German label MPS

Join DJ Sesqui this Sunday as he spotlights the great German record label MPS. From George Duke to Baden Powell, MPS productions were the cutting edge of funk, jazz and outernational productions. Sampled by many Hip-Hop producers and covented by record collectors world wide. We'll be bringng out the best of the so called "Butters" this label from the Black Forest had to offer!


June 9 Astral Traveling

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 06/09/2013

the Automagic Archive was taking a sunday stroll, enjoying the weather, and not working! here's audio you may have missed

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Astral Traveling playlist for 12/28/2014

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Astral Traveling
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The Memphis SoundsWalk On ByIke's MoodsTraffic
Outlaw Blues BandDeep GullyBreaking InBluesway
Samson & DelilahThere's a DJ in Your Town45Indigo
David AxelrodThe Signs Part IIEarth RotCapitol
Ball Ravi HarrisCissy StrutFunky Sitar ManBBE
Curtis Knight and Jimi HendrixHappy BirthdayThe Wild OneHallmark
Marie Queenie LyonsSee and Don't SeeSoul FeverDeLuxe
John Medeski and Billy MartinCrustaceatronMagoAmulet
Bettye CrutcherSo Lonely Without YouLong As You Love Me (I'll Be Alright)Stax
The MetersDry Spell45Josie
The Whitefield BrothersProwlin'In the RawSoul Fire
The SylversWe Can Make It If We TryThe SylversPride/MGM
Laura LeeCrumbs Off the Table45Hot Wax
Vicki AndersonMessage from A Soul SisterMessage From A Soul SisterFamous Flame
Allen ToussaintUntitledLife Love & FaithReprise
The Soul LiftersHot Funky & Sweaty45Funk 45
Timothy McNeelySagitarius Black45Soul Fire
George McCraeI Get Lifted12"T.K. Disco
El Michels AffairI Know You Got SoulUltimate Breaks & Beats InstrumentalsTraffic
Lefties Soul ConnectionChop ItSkimming the SkumMelting Pot
Connie Price & The KeystonesCatalonia Pt IITell Me SomethingUbiquity
Eddie HendersonKumquat KidsSunburstBlue Note
The ApplesAttention!Attention!Audio Montage Entertainment
Travis BiggsTibetian SerenitySolar FunkSource
James BrownPapa Don't Take No MessHellPolydor
Last show of 2014; closing out with some major heaters!

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/14/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Jack WilsonSoft Summer RainSONG FOR MY DAUGHTERBlue Note
Gregory PorterFreeLiquid SpiritBlue Note
Donald ByrdFlight TimeBlack ByrdBlue Note
Donald ByrdMiss KaneStreet LadyBlue Note
Donald Byrd- Jazz Masters ReMixKofiThe New Groove Blue Note Remix ProjectBlue Note
Donald Byrd-DJ CamThe EmperorBlue Note RevisitedBlue Note
Alphonse MouzonHappiness is Loving YouMind TransplantBlue Note
The Three SoundsYeh YehVibrationsBlue Note
Minnie RipertonThis Love I HaveAdventures In ParadiseEpic
Gregory PorterThe In CrowdLiquid SpiritBlue Note
Bobby HutcersonMontaraMontaraBlue Note
Horace SilverBig BusinessUnited States Of Mind Phase Part 2Blue Note
McCoy TynerVisionsExpansionsBlue Note
McCoy TynerSong For HappinessExpansionsBlue Note
The Three SoundsOut Of This WorldOut Of This WorldBlue Note
dimsumzBlue Note (Red +Green)
ST. GermainLand Of...TouristBlue Note
Dj DimSumz laying down the essential Blue Note records 75th anniversary volume 4

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/07/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Louis HayesBrothers And SistersBreath Of LifeMuse Records
Louis HayesBreath Of LifeBreath Of LifeMuse Records
Rusty BryantFire EaterFire EaterPrestige
Brother Jack McDuffHunk O' FunkTo Seek A New HomeBlue Note
Lee MorganThe SidewinderThe SidewinderBlue Note
Gene HarrisKoko And Lee RoeOn the CornerBlue Note
Chico HamiltonV.O.PegrenationsBlue Note
Donald ByrdThink TwiceStepping Into TomorrowBlue Note
Brother Jack McDuffMystic JohnTo Seek A New HomeBlue Note
Shon Poe

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/23/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Dollar BrandLittle BoyBlack LightningChiaroscuro
Eddie HendersonGalaxySunburstBlue Note
GeneologiaTorre Del LagoPerigeoRCA
Jackie McLean & Gary BartzGreat Rainstreet BluesOde To SuperInner City Records
Nana CaymmiCala Boca MeninoAtras Da PortaCID
Grupo Los Reyes 73Pienso Que No Has Cambiano12 Soul Cha ChaEgrem Areito, Cuba
Aillcara 2743Para La Libertad7"Electric Cowbell Records
Lito Barrientos Y Sus OrquestraTio CaimanLito En New YorkFonica
Trinidad Tripoli Steel BandLove Is BlueLiberace PresentsForward Records
Ruben BladesJuan PachangaBohemio Y PoetaFania
Ray BarretoCanto AbacuaEnergy To BurnFania
Gene HarrisAsTone TantrumBlue Note
Roy AyersChicagoLots of LoveUno Melodic Records
Derrick HarriottMessage From A BlackmanReggae Chartbusters Vol. 2Trojan Records

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/16/2014

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Astral Traveling
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NujabesFinal ViewMetophorical musicHyde Out Productions
FORSSFlicker MoodSoulHackSonar Kolektiv
Only ChildWhen 6 loves 912''GEMA
DJ CamReturn Of The Jedi

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/09/2014

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David AxelrodHoly ThursdaySong of InnocenceCapitol
Emanuel K. Rahim & The KahliqsAl HaggTotal SubmissionCobblestone
Jungle FireCulebroTropicosoNacional Records
Los ElegantesYo Quiero Estar BailandoLos ElegantesSuper Sonido
Lito Barrientos Y Sus OrquestraAquiLito En New YorkFonica
Mongo SantamariaCoyuldeSantamariaVaya
Jungle FireVillage HustleTropicosoNacional Records
Jungle FireTokuta - Sesqui Rework
Dove DriverFlash Mob
RasaQuestions In My MindEverything You See Is MeGovinda Records
Side EffectMake You Mine12"Electra
Wayne Talbert & The Melting PotSuddenlyDues To PayPulsar Records
Freda PayneMothers Misery Favorite ChildReaching OutInvinctus Records
Jorge BenMinha Estrela e do OrienteA Banda Do Ze PretinhoSon Livre
Calvin KeysAunt LovelyProceed With CautionBlack Jazz
Jhon WoodUntil GoodbyeUntil GoodbyeLos Angeles
Jungle FireComencemosTropicosoNacional Records
Pete Rodriguez Y Su ConjuntoYa LlegoLatin BoogalooAllegre
Los ElegantesSiento AmarteLos ElegantesSuper Sonido

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/02/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Jack wilsonsoft summer rainSong For My DaughterBlue Note
medeski martin and woodUninvisibleUninvisibleBlue Note
Bobby HutcersonMountain CaravanLinger LaneBlue Note
Horace SilverWont You Open Up your SensesThe United States Of Mind - Phase 2Blue Note
Bobby HumphreySan Francisco NightsSatin DollBlue Note
Chico HamiltonAbdullah And AbrahmPegrenationsBlue Note
Lonnie SmithSon Of Ice BagThink!Blue Note
Blue MitchellBlue DashikiBantu VillageBlue Note
Wayne ShorterWitch HuntSpeak No EvilBlue Note
The Three SoundsFeverVibrationsBlue Note
Jose JamesTroubleNo beginning No endBlue Note
Saint GermaineLand Of...TouristBlue Note
easy Mo Bee/Horace SilverThe Sophisicated HippieThe New GrooveBlue Note
Lee MorganNight FlightBlue Break BeatsBlue Note
Gregory PorterLiquid SpiritLiquid SpiritBlue Note
J Dilla /Brother Jack McDuffOblighettoBlue Note RevisitedBlue Note
Robert Glasper ExperimentLet It RideBlack Radio 2Blue Note
DimSumz Laying Down the Blue Note Gems On Vinyl!!! Happy 75th Blue Note!

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/26/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Bobby ByrdBack from the Dead45 SingleRCA
Screamin' Jay HawkinsLittle Demon45 SingleOkeh
Gary "Spider" WebbThe Cave45 SingleBamboo
Louis EdwardsHalloween FunkKids ClubKPM
Brian Auger & The TrinityBlack Cat45 SingleAtco
Marvin GayeWitchcraftSoulful Moods of Marvin GayeMotown
Blue MagicBorn on HalloweenThirteen Blue Magic LaneAtlantic
Stevie & Jay "Dusty" SmithSuperstitionMotown Flies JamaicaJamaican Airlines
The Soul MessengersBurn Devil BurnSoul Messages from DimonaNumero
The Kac-TiesMr. WerewolfVery Best of the Kac-TiesKape
Jimmy Castor BunchDracula Pt II45 SingleAtlantic
Frankie "Zeke" HartI Am the Red Devil45 SingleSpecialty Records
Lee OskarHaunted House12"Elektra
James BrownHellHellPolydor
The ZaniesThe Mad ScientistWeirdsville!Monsieur
Otis ReddingTrick or TreatIt's Not Just SentimentalAce
Hot BloodSoul Dracula45 SingleCarrere
Gene Bowlegs MillerFrankenstein Walk45 SingleHi
Poindexter BrothersThe Booga Man45 SingleTuff
The AnimalsI Put A Spell On YouAnimalizationMGM
Gene AndersonThe Devil Made Me Do It45 SingleStateside
Souls UnlimitedRaving Vampire45 SingleWigwam
Howlin' WolfI Ain't SuperstitiousThe London Howlin Wolf SessionsChess
Tommie YoungEverybody's Got A Little Devil in their Soul45 SingleSoul Power
The RevelsDead Man's Stroll45 SingleNorgolde
The AscotsGraveyard CreepColor Me SoulCajun
Gnarls BarkleyThe Boogie MonsterCD PromoWarner
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh PrinceNightmare on my Street12"Jive
The Jackson 5The Boogie Man45 SingleTamla
Charles SheffieldIt's Your Voodoo45 SingleExcello
Johnny Otis ShowCastin' My Spell On You45 SingleCapitol
King HorrorDracula45 SingleDuke
Funky, soulful Halloween cuts from the crates....

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/19/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Roy AyersRhythms of Your MindRed Black & GreenPolydor
Herbie HancockWiggle WaggleFat Albert RotundaWarner Brothers
Nina SimoneBacklashLive In EuropeTrip
Al JerreauKissing My LoveLa grande Historia de RockCurcio
DJ VadimHopeDubcatcherBBE Music
DJ VadimMagneticDubcatcherBBE Music
Little JohnJanet Sinclair (Dub)7"Jah Guidance
Judge DreadDread7"Big Shot
Ken BootheCrying Over You7"Trojan Records
Barry WhiteGhetto LettoSheet MusicUnlimited Gold
The BarkaysHoly Ghost12"Stax
Ray BarettoAbidjanHard HandsFania
DJ VadimGive It UpDubcatcherBBE Music
Betty WrightIs It You Girl7"Alston
Barry WhiteIm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby7"20th Century
Funk MachineFunk Machine12"TK Disco
Grupo Folklorico de NuevayorquinoAnabocoaConcepts In UnitySalsoul
DJ VadimLyrical SolderDubcatcherBBe Music
DJ Vadim and Katrina Blackstone check in with us about their new album DUBCATCHER!

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/12/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Francis BebeyForest NativityPsychedelic Sanza 1982-1984Born Bad Records
CatalystNew Found TruthsSelf TitledCoblestones
Cal TjaderMambo And The ThemePuttin' It TogetherFantasy
Donald ByrdDominoesSpaces And PlacesBlue Note
Larry CoryellNo One Really KnowsCoryellVanguard
Funk FactoryWatusi DanceFunk FactoryAtco
Lord FleaRum and Coconut WaterCalypsos From JamaicaSounds of the Caribbean
Beth CaravalhoSaco De FeijaoNos Botequins DavidaRCA
Hugh MasekelaLangutaIntroducing Hedzoleh SoundzBlue Thumb
NinapintaHelpThe Downtown SceneDecca
Otto Vargas Y Su OrquestaFuego En SanSelf TitledCaytronics
Angel CanalesKung-fu KarateSalsa Disco Party Lie At RoselandTR Records
General CaineKnock Down The WallsGirlsTabu
Rene and AngelaSecret RendezvousRene And AngelaCapitol
Dwight Tribble And The Life Force TrioAntiquityLove Is The AnswerNinja Tune


Sunday 16th playlist

I have to know the name of the group and song for the last track you played tonight!
It was awesome.

last one

Dunkelbunt feat Ostblocket Der Kicherer Mrgenlandfahrt Morgenlandfahrt

Thanks for listening


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