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 03/03/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 03/03/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 02/24/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 02/24/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 02/17/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 02/17/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Donald Byrd Tribute Sun. Feb.17 6:30pm

DJ Sesqui of Astral Traveling pays tribute to the genius of the late Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II aka Donald Byrd. A journey through his own music, collaborations and group creations. From hard-bop to laid back Mizell funk. Remembering, listening and appreciating this amazing artist.

Astral Traveling on 02/10/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 02/10/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Celebrate Mardi Gras on KBOO!

Mardi Gras season is here!

Fat Tuesday is February 12 and Mardi Gras festivities are in full-swing in Louisiana.

Astral Traveling pays homage to the music of the Bayou State and the Big Easy this Sunday from 6:30-8pm.

From Professor Longhair to Brass Bands to Zydeco and lots more.

Be sure to tune in for a funky, soulful evening of music appreciation!!!

Astral Traveling on 02/03/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 02/03/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 01/27/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 01/27/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Z'Bumba plays live in Studio!

Tune in this Sunday as the band Z'Bumba stops by Astral Traveling to play live in Studio!

Z'Bumba will discuss their upcoming gigs, recent CD release, and various Brasilian musical styles of Forró, Baião and more.

Of course, they will be playing a bunch of live music as well.

Be sure to tune in to Astral Traveling this Sunday from 6:30-8pm for this special treat!

Astral Traveling on 01/20/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 01/20/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 01/13/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 01/13/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 01/06/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 01/06/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 12/30/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 12/30/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.


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 08/29/2010

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WunmiTalk Talk Talk (Danny Kravit Remix)
WunmiA.L.AAfricans Living Abroad
Bronx River ParkwayEL ResbalonSan SebastionTruth and Soul
IrakereAguanile BoncoSon 14EGREEM
Los DinamiterosEl AfricanoEl AfricanoCarnaval
SivucaAin't No SunshineSelf titled LPVanguard
Amaro de Souza/Haraldo de OliveiraChorinho em aluaudeSaudades Do BrasilArion
Jorge BenVinheta10 Anos DepoisPhilips
Tatsuru YamashitaSolid SliderGreatest HitsAir
NilssonMe and My ArrowThe PointRCA
David AxlerodHoly ThursdaySong of InnocenceCapitol
Lette MbuluPula Yetla12"Capitol

Bringing some Jazz, Latin- Funk, Afrobeat, Japan Soul and other tasty treats. Also going to have a chat with English-Nigerian singer, dancer, vocalist  and activist Wunmi!!!! Her website is here

Astral Traveling playlist for 08/15/2010

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The HeadhuntersRimaSurvival of the FittestArista
Hampton HawsJisie BlackUniversePrestige
Miguel Atwood-FurgusonAntiquitySuite For Ma DukesMochilla
Miguel Atwood FurgersonHoc N' PuckyUnreleased Vol 1
MagnoliaUnreleased Vol 1
Herbie MannTodayTodayAtlantic
Miguel Atwood FurgersonFind A WaySuite For Ma DukesMochilla
Miguel Atwood FurgersonInterview In LA
Miguel Atwood FurgursonComputer FaceUnreleased Vol 1
Nina SimoneBacklashLive In EuropeTrip
Hadley CalimanWatercressIapetusMainstream
David Fathead NewmanFront MoneyFront MoneyWarner Brothers
Ronnie FosterDrowning In The Sea Of LoveTwo Headed FreepBlue Note
Gabor SzaboSpellbinderGabor Szabo LiveBlue Thumb
Herbie HancockFat Albert RotundaFat Albert RotundaWarner Brothers
Charles EarlandOne For ScottySoul StoryPrestige
Archie SheppThe Cry of My PeopleThe Cry of My PeopleImpulse
Build An Ark-JroccGot To Have Freedom -Jrocc Remix12"Kindered Spirits

Astral Traveling playlist for 08/08/2010

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Alfonso Cruz JimenezLa ZandungaToe-Tapping Hand-ClappingScholastic Magazines
Nikki GiovanniThe way I FeelThe Way I FeelNiktom Records
Miguel Atwood FurgusonComputer FaceUnreleased Vol. 1Unreleased
Paul BleyParksPaul Bley Synthesizer ShowMilestones
The Nick Ayob Jazz QuintetDessertusic of Nick Ayoub BootsTranscriptionRadio Canada International
Miguel Atwood FurgursonSounds Like LoveUnreleased Vol. 1Unreleased Vol. 1
BuyepongoLa LomaBuyepongoUnreleased
LagartijeandoHollidays KNeo Bailangowhite label
Orchestre Regional de MoptiFerroThe Best of the First Biennale of Arts and Culture for the Young (1970)Mississipi Records
The Sahara AllstarsTake Your SoulNigeria DiscofunkSoundways
Jae's SoulSoul SintoniaEl Mexico 70El Funk Pasado Y Rock
Los Litos BarriantosPush and PullEl Mexico 70
Build an Ark (GB and A Race Angeles Nu Waves Remix)When Ancestors SpeakDawn RemixesKinderd Spirits
Adam Rudolph/Ralph JonesKind ThoughtsYeyiMeta
Booker ErvinMoochie MoochieExultationPrestige
Anthony DavisWayang No.11 The Shadow DanceEpistemeGrammavision
Miguel Atwood-FurgusonThe Astral PlaneUnrealeased Vol. 1Unreleased
Miguel Atwood-FergusonGreat GalacticUnreleased Vol. 1`Unreleased

Astral Traveling playlist for 08/01/2010

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Hugh MasekelaInner CrisisHome Is Where The Music IsBlue Thumb
Don Ellis OrchestraUpstartLive in 3 2/3 TimePacific Jazz
Jack DaughertyNumber 9Jack Daugherty and The Class Of Nineteen Hundred and Seventy OneA & M
SarachoSenor BakerEn MedioImpulse
King TubbyStylae 80 DubwiseKing of DubClock Tower
BuyepongoCumbia Pa' LanderoSelf TitledOwn
MIAContrapunto RitmicoTransparenciasCiclo 3
ChequereAmor Con PecadoAmor Con PecadoTania
CenturyLo Que Quiro, QuieroSelf TitledAudio Latino
Nilton CastroSegura SamburaRhythm and SoulDisc Jockey
Los AmayaJala JalaLos AmayaSabor
Panco Alonso Y Sus PachucosLa Danzonata Del Upa UpaSoul Cha ChaBarclay
BananaAunque No Me Los Pidas, Te Dare Mi AmorBananaEMI-Odeon
EschatosRubber Crutch ManEschatosRain Records
Nobody90 DegreesOne For Without HesitationAlpha Pup
NobodyHarmonyOne For Without HesitationAlpha Pup

DJ Nobody joins me in the studio with some new tunes.

Astral Traveling playlist for 07/25/2010

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Eddie PalmieriOur RoutineRought Guide to Latin JazzWorld Music
Donald ByrdPlaces and SpacesPlaces and SpacesBlue
Fred WilliamsTell HerMidwest Funk: Funk 45's From Tornado
MultiartistSpanish KeyMiles from IndiaFour Quarters
Erykah BaduLoveReturn of the
Ramsey LewisSomethingThem
SadeThe Moon and The SkySoldier of
Billie Holiday-Organica RemixSummertimeBillie Holiday remixed and
Billie HolidayThem There EyesThe Original
Oscar Peterson TrioI'm a fool to Want
Gil Scott HeronWho'll Pay Reparations on my SoulSmall Talk at 125th and LenoxFlying
Eddie KendricksMy People...Hold OnPeople...Hold
Donald ByrdNight WhistlerPlaces and SpacesBlue
Black RenaissanceBody Mind and SpiritBody Mind and
Roy Ayers (Aloe Blacc Latin Remix)Liquid LoveVirgin Ubiquity
Lila DownsSmoke (Acteal)Border-La
Grover WashingtonInner City BluesInner City
Ahmad JamalMy InspirationA quiet TimeDreyfuss
Roberta Flack and Donny HathawayMoodRobert Flack and Donny
Stevie WonderTreeThe Secret of
Art Ensemble of ChicagoOn the MountainNon Cognitive Aspects of the CityBop
Bobby McFerrinSay
Saka AcquayeBeyond AfricaVoices of AfricaNonsuch
Toton FrancoAyant DroitVISA 1980 Vol 1Tus

Astral Traveling playlist for 07/18/2010

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Start Time-6:30-Eddie HendersonInside YouHeritageBlue Note
6:35-Pharoah SandersElevationElevationImpulse
6:38-Miles DavisIFEBig FunColombia
6:40-Norman ConnorsMorning ChangeDance of MagicCoblestone
6:54-Earl and Carl Scuggs - The VisitorsMotherlandMotherlandCoblestone
6:51-Herbie HancockRain DanceSextantColombia
6:54-Joe Lee WilsonCome and See the Sparrow sing JazzSecrets of the SunInner City
6:59-Michal UrbaniakEkimThe BeginningCatalyst
7:02-Gabor SzaboMizrabMizrabCTI
7:12-Herbie HancockSleeping GiantCrossingsWarner Brothers
7:13-Hein StadlerLove in the Middle Part 1Brains on FireLabor Records
7:18-Stainless SoulStainless SoulThe New ApocalypseMTA
7:21-Gene HarrisRemember SummerAstrologicalBlue Note
7:22-Max RoachKutchichagaliaM'BoomColombia
7:26Yuseff LatiffThe ImprovisersThe Doc is in....and outAtlantic
7:31-Bobby PaunettoFenway FunkPaunetto's PointPathfinders
7:37-Paulinho de CostaRitmo Number OneAgoraPablo
7:42-The VisitorsLevelsMotherlandCobblestone
7:44-Eric KlossQuasarDoorsMuse
7:51-Jay HoggardMystic WindsMystic Winds - Tropical BreezesIndia Navigation
7:55-Hervie HancockWater TortureCrossingsWarner Brothers
7:56-Yusef LateefMystiqueThe Doc is in...and outAtlantic

Astral Traveling playlist for 07/11/2010

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CortexLa RueTropiceau BleauUnderdog
St TropezViolationLe TaimeButterfly
Marc MoulinTemsePlacebo SessionsCounterpoint
Nino NardiniBali GirlJungle ObsessionVadim
Jane BirkinJane B45Warner Bros
Serge GainsbourgEn MelodyHistoire de MelodyLight in Attic
Les CougarsEspoirDe PetitionMate
Guem Et Zaka PercussionLe SerpentGuem Et Zaka PercussionLu Chant Du Monde
Les LeopardsD'Leau CocoTumbeleSoundway
Rene CostyScrabbleChappell SessionsChappell
Janko NilovicHommage A PeleChorusPulp Flavor
Lubat Louiss Engel Group5th of JulyLive at MontreauxPierre Cardin
Marc MoulinStompPlacebo SessionsCounterpoint
CortexHuit Octobre 1971Tropiceau BleauUnderdog
GuemVariations in Afro Cubans RhythmsRhythems Afro CubansLu Chant Du Monde

Justin of Hall of Records joins me in the studio with French nuggets in celebration of Bastille Day.

Astral Traveling playlist for 06/27/2010

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Marc Moulin-PlaceboAriaPlacebo Sessions 1971-1974Counter Point
Sabicas- Joe BeckHand Claps-Flamenco RockSabicas Rock EncounterPolydor
Dizzy GillespieSoul TimeDizzy Gillespie Live -Sweet SoulGateway
CymandeBra(Danny Krivit-Remix)Louie Vega ChoiceMasters At Work
Ramsey LewisKufanya MapenziFunky SerenityColumbia
Remi KabakaBlack BeautyAiye-KetaAntilles
Ali Baba and Groupe MotiMiyihi MhaReturn To Your
Ali Baba and Groupe MotiKoten Soudou BabaReturn To Your
Ali Baba
Ray BarrettoAbidjanHard HandsFania
Joe CubaSalsa Na MaCocinando La SalsaTico
Orquesta Revolution 70'Tiene SaocoSelf TitledUA Latino
Bassekou KouyateSegu BlueSegu BlueOut Here
LumumbaLove 50/50LumumbaA & M Records

Malian singer Ali Baba joins me in the studio with a quick interview and some African flavor.

His link is here. 1-323-812-4482

Astral Traveling playlist for 06/20/2010

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Yosaku (w/ Bobbito Garcia)Malembe45"Alala Records
ButtaO'kwawa so45 singleFruitmeat Records
Captain PlanetOn Your FeetSpeakin' Nuyorican EPBastard Jazz Recordsings
Eddie People...Hold OnKendricksDate With The RainPeople...Hold OnTamla
Spanky Wilson with The Quantic Soul OrchestraDon't Joke With A Hungry ManI'm ThankfulTru Thoughts
kool and the gangGood TimesGreatest HitsDe-lite
Mr Scruff & QuanticIt's Dancing Time12"Ninja Tune
The BamboosTightStep It UpTru Thoughts
Pete Rock & CL SmoothCreator (Slide to Side) Remix12"Elektra
Mandingo Griot SocietyAfricaSelf TitledFlying Fish
Edwin StarrWar (King Britt Extended Mix)Motown Remixed Vinyl Vol. 2Universal Music
Miles TacketMiles Goes For HisSitar Beat Vol. 1Stones Throw
Marva Whitney, Lyn Collins & James BrownThings Got To Get Better (Get Together)45"King
Gene AmmonsJungle StrutBrother JugPrestige
The East of the UndergroundPopcorn Santana45"BBE Music
Har-You Percussion Group"Welcome To The Party"Self TitledCubop
Yuseff Latiff
Ohmega WattsPlatypus StrutChoices Vol. 2Ubiquity Records
OutbreakThe Party12"Milk Crate Records
LionrockRude Boy Rock12"Time Bomb Recordings
Hermanos Pastora Y Jose LoquitoEl BionRitmo EroticoCorona
Otto De Rojas Y Los Ultras 76Al Ritmo Del Bump Bump45 singleRCA
IrakereEse AtrevimientoPara Bailar SonArieto
Carlos "Patato" ValdezMerengueUnderstanding Latin RhythmsLP Ventures
Curtis MayfieldMove On UpCurtisCurtom Records
BreakoutPlanet Rock12"MPM Music
Gay MarvinLubricate My BumperThe Bathhouse Etiquette EPNONE
Ocote Soul SoundsLa Reja (Nickodemus Afrolibre Remix)12"ESL Music
Spanky WilsonSunsihe of Your LoveDoin' ItMothers Records
QuanticPerception (Nu:Tone Mix)12"Tru Thoughts
Los Estupidos aka Standing8 and DJ Sesqui in the mix.

Astral Traveling playlist for 06/13/2010

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Nina Simone4 WomenA Portrait of Nina SimoneFestival
AfrosoundSalsa Con TabacoThe Afro Sound of Colomobia Vol. 1Fuentes/Vampisou
FrukoA La Memoria Del MuertoDiscometro BailableFuentes
Mike Bloomfield, Al Kooper, Steve StillsSeason Of The WitchSuper SessionColombia
DJ DezSmoothe GetawayMass Destruction LPHipnothech
Grant GreenEase BackCarrying'onBlue Note
Ugly DucklingRio De Janeiro12"emperorNorton
The BlackbirdsDo It FluidThe BlackbirdsFantasy
VisioneersDirty Old SambaMarc Mac Presents the VisoneersBBE
NoraidaOyeMe Voy A DesquitarTico
Johonny Lewis QuartetCissy StrutLuv N' Haight
AmmoncontactRopepeWith VoicesNinja Tune
Chi AliAge Anin't Nothing But A Number (Intrumental)12"Violator
Spam AllstarsOchimini12"Spamusica
The DaktariesEltsuhg EballatsiThe Daktaries Super AfrobeatDesco
Del La SoulBreakadawn (Instrumental)12"Tommy Boy
DenieceSlip AwayThis is NeicyColombia
Kool And The GangFunky StuffFunky StuffDe-lite
Kim WestonSoul On FireKim Kim KimVolt
Dwight Tribble And The Life Force TrioOtherworldly12"Ninga Tune
Brentford AllstarsGreedy G100% DynamiteSoul Jazz
QuanticSweet Calling (Intrumental)12"Tru Thoughts
Orchestre Poly RythmoMa Tafou Gnin O"Echos Hypnotiques" From The Vaults of Albarika Store 1969-1979Africa Analog
CommodoresRapid FireMotown InstumentalsNatural Rsources
African Music MachineBlack Water GoldBlack Water GoldJewel-Paula
Fela and Teh Africa 70'Question Jam AnswerMusic of Fela Vol 2Makossa


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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