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 09/02/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 09/02/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 08/26/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 08/26/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 08/19/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 08/19/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 08/12/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 08/12/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 08/05/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 08/05/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 07/29/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 07/29/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Rare Grooves, Outernational Soundscapes past or present. Interviews and occasional Live DJ Sets.

Astral Traveling on 06/24/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 06/24/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Get The Blessing Interview on Astral Travelilng

Join DJ Sesqui host of "Astral Traveling" this Sunday June 24th to a pre-recorded chat with Get The Blessing. This Bristol jazz, funk quartet will be giving us a glimpse into influences, Portishead affiliation and details on there present album release OCDC. We also will be giving out a pair of tickets to their upcoming show on June 26th at Ivories Jazz Lounge in Portland. So tune in and get blessed!

Astral Traveling on 05/13/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 05/13/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Brazilian Pagode Special

Astral Traveling Membership Drive Special featuring Brazilian Pagode!

This special form of Samba will be explored in-depth on Astral Traveling this Sunday at 6:30pm to 8pm.

Astral Traveling on 05/06/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 05/06/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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All Rare 45's on Astral Traveling

This Sunday DJ Sesqui will be bringing the Rare 45 Heat!! That's right that dusty little 7" of joy that filled the jukeboxes around the world since the late 40's. With the help of fellow DJ's and crate diggers we'll be blessing the airwaves with  Rare Funk, Latin, Afrobeat and other worldly sounds for your listening pleasure.

Astral Traveling on 02/05/12

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 02/05/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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A Vinyl Junkies paradise.

Join DJ Sesqui host of "Astral Traveling" this Sunday Feb. 5 as he explores the rare world of The Private Press.

The Private Press - The term used in the record field to describe records released in small runs by individuals, as opposed to records released by record labels.

He'll be bringing out the rare crate for your listening pleasure. From Chicano Spiritual Left Field Funk, Roller Boogie, Early Hip-Hop, Soul Jazz and more.


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 04/21/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Ben E. KingSupernatural Thing Part 1.SupernaturalAtlantic
IsisLost RomeoAin't No Backing Up NowBuddah
Rolf KuhnMiss MaggieTotal SpaceMPS
Fat Larry's BandIn The PocketOff The WallStax
Lee FieldsI Don't Know Where I'm GoingProblemsTruth and Soul
Lord EchoThings I LIke To Do7"Bastard Jazz
DJ PlaturnDon't Call Me Scarface7"Bstrd Boots
Adrian Younge/DelfonicsStop and Look(And You Have Found Love)7"Wax Poetics Records
Grace JonesMy Jamaican GuyLiving My LifeIsland
4HeroSink Or SwimPlay With The ChangesRaw Canvas
Bara RokovicJ.B.W.Ultra NativeMPS
Cal TjaderAmazonasAmazonasFantasy
Santitos Y MeniqueLa Era De BotonLong Live The KingCortique
Bobby ValentinPirata De La MarSoy BoricuaFania
La Charanga 76Good Times(Como Vamos A Gozar)La Charanga 76TR Records
George DukeCapricornFaces In ReflectionsMPS
La Charanga 76No Nos PararanLa Charanga 76TR Records

Astral Traveling playlist for 04/14/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Pretty ThingsTalkin' About The Good TimesRubble Vol 3
TreesMurdochOn The Shore
ForestBluebell DanceFull Circle
PoetsIn Your TowerRubble Vol 11
ActionLove Is AllRolled Gold
Syd BarrettNo Man's LandThe Madcap Laughs
Fairfield ParlourEmilyFrom Home To Home
Fairfield ParlourAll Hail To The HeroWhite Faced Lady
CalebWoman Of DistinctionRubble Vol 1
Blue ThingsHigh LifeThe Blue Things Story
Tintern AbbeyVacuum CleanerThe Great British Psychedelic Trip Vol 1
Bridget St. JohnI Like To Be With You In The SunAsk Me No Questions
Andwella's DreamLost A Number Found A KingLove & Poetry
AccentRed Sky At NightRubble Vol 6
SpirogyraTime Will TellSt. Radigunds
Rupert's PeopleDream In My MindRubble Vol 14
AccentWind Of ChangeRubble Vol 11
Bill FayRelease Is In The EyeTime Of The Last Persecution
Bobak, Jons, MaloneOn A Meadow LeaMotherlight

Coloured Glass (Haim) does his last episode/farewell show...lotsa 60s psych with some folk thrown in for good measure. This one is dedicated to Simon, the best cat I ever knew. Thanks everyone, and I hope to play more tunes for you all soon!

Astral Traveling playlist for 04/07/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Lee FieldsCutting OutTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
Lee FieldsMoney Is KingTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
BewilderedTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
LadiesTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
Expressions ThemeTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
(Intreview With Lee Fields)
O.C. WrightAce Of Spades7"Back Beat
Faithfull ManTruth & Soul / Fat Beats
Lloyd PriceThey Get Down7"GSF
B.W. SoulsMarvins Groove7"Round
The Kay-GeesMater Plan7"Gang
James BrownStone To The Bone(Some More)7"Polydor
Ike & Tina TurnerBold Soul Sister7"Blue Thumb
Don CovayOverdrive Man7"Mercury
charles wright & the 103rd street rhythm bandWhat Can You Bring Me?7"Warner Brohers
The MetersSophisticated Cissy7"Josie
Olympic RunnersDrag It Over Here7"London
The BreakestraPosed To Be7"Rootdown
Billy VeraBig Cheif7"Orange
Captain CrookGimme some7"Down to Earth
Fred WesleyFunky Watergate `7"People

Astral Traveling playlist for 03/31/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Charlie MarianoHelen TwelvetreesHelen 12 TreesMPS
Geroge DukeMalibuThe Aura Will PrevailMPS
MIke KnockSpace BoogalooBetween and BeyondMPS
Monty AlexanderSo WhatHere Comes The SunMPS
Charly AntoliniScratchesIn The GrooveMPS
George DukeCapricornFaces In ReflectionMPS
George ShearingThe World Is A GhettoThe Way We AreMPS
Baden PowellE De LeiImages On GuitarMPS
Billy TaylorBrother Where Are You?TodayMPS/Prestige
Peter HerbolzheimerKnock RockSoul PuppetsMPS
Nelson RiddleVolcanos DaughterBetween and Beyond the Black ForestMPS

Astral Traveling playlist for 03/17/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Cecil HolmesI'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More BabyMusic For Soulful LoversBuddah
Mike KnockBlackoutMagic MansionsLaurie Records
Urzula DudziakCatsFuture TalkInner City
Leon Spencer Jr.5-10-15-20Seak Preview!Presitge
Arthur VerocaiPresente GregoArthur VercocaiLuv N' Haight
Luis BonfaApache TalkJacarandaRanwood
Ranald MesquitaO GatoBrasil 72Barclay
Los SilvertonesCarmenPanama!3Sound Way
Victor UwaifoArabadeFive Days Of The Week LovePolydor
Ernie HinesStraighten' It Out -Dub Generation /JStar
Brides Of FunkensteinDisco To Go12"Atlantic
SadeHang On (Get Down Edits)
Get Down EditsTwo Timin' Lady
Johnny HammondTell Me What To Do (Whiskey Barons rework)
LowrellMellow Mellow remix
Roy AyersRunning12"Polydor

Astral Traveling playlist for 03/10/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Alice ColtraneJourney in SatchidanandaJourney in SatchidanandaMCA
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Big Mama ThorntonBall N' ChainBall N' ChainArhoolie
Kim Mazelle with Maceo ParketFa Fa Fa (Sad Song)Mo RootsVerve
Aretha FranklinSpirit in the Darklive at the fillmore westAtlantic
Fontella BassBrown Eyed Handsome ManBrown Eyed Handsome Man: St. Louis Salutes the Father of Rock & RollUndertow
Etta JamesSomething's Gotta A Hold on MeThe Best of Etta JamesMCA
Tina Turner with Ike TurnerProud MaryThe Best of Ike & TinaSue Records
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Dobet GnahoreDalaNa AfrikiCumbancha
Rosie LedetSmile of My FaceSlap Your MamaJSP Records
Celia Cruz & Tito PuentePachito EcheHomenaje a Beny MoreFania
Cesaria EvoraCabo Verde Manda MantenhaPutumayo Cape VerdePutumayo Records
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Elis ReginaAlo Alo MarcianoChill: BrazilWarner Music Latina
Marisa MonteNao e FacilMemories, Chronicles & Declarations of LoveEMI
Maria RitaSamba MeuSamba MeuWarner Music Latina
Fernanda PortoDe Costas Pro MundoFernanda PortoTrama
Vanessa da MataNao Me Deixe SoChill:Brazil 3Warner Music Brazil
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Gal CostaAquarela do BrasilPure Brasil: FeijoadaUniversal
Maria BethaniaLabios de MelA InterpreteUniversal
Paula LimaMeu Guarda ChuvaPure Brasil: Girls from Ipanema 2Universal
Clara NunesA Deusa Dos OrixasO SambaLuaka Bop
Elis Regina & Antonio Carlos JobimAguas de MarcoElis & TomVerve

DJ Benjamin celebrating International Women's Day...

Astral Traveling playlist for 03/03/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Cosmic BrotherhoodYentra II45A&M
Open MindMagic PotionRubble Vol 1Bam Caruso
Winston's FumbsReal Crazy Apartment
Kaleidoscope(Love Song) For AnnieFaintly BlowingSunbeam
MalicorneLandryColinDisques Hexagone
MisunderstoodNever Had A Girl Like You BeforeRubble Vol 1Bam Caruso
DamonSong Of A GypsySong Of A GypsyGuerssen
AccentWind Of ChangeRubble Vol 11Bam Caruso
Human InstinctPink DawnRubble Vol 12Bam Caruso
FoxHey! Mr CarpenterRubble Vol 17Bam Caruso
Wimple WinchAtmospheresRubble Vol 1Bam Caruso
Q65So High I've Been, So Down I Must FallThe Complete CollectionMercury
ActionFollow MeRolled GoldReaction
Mike Stuart SpanChildren Of TomorrowTimespanTenth Planet
CanFuture Days45United Artists
AttackLady Orange PeelRubble Vol 11Bam Caruso
MorgenOf Dreams45Probe
David BowieLet Me Sleep Beside You (live BBC)
Andy EllisonIt's Been A Long Time45Track
Andy EllisonArthur Green45Track
Pretty ThingsBalloon BurningS.F. SorrowColumbia
JulyCrying Is For WritersJulyEpic
Ace Kefford StandGravy Booby JamRubble Vol 16Bam Caruso
LegayNo OneJustafixation
SilenceTo Sarah BYellow Street BoutiqueDig The Fuzz

Haim "Coloured Glass" Kenig takes you back into psych territory....

Astral Traveling playlist for 02/24/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Pharoah SandersSummun Bukmun UmyunDeaf Dumb BlindImpulse
Carlos GarnettUncle Ben & Aunt JemimaThe New LoveMuse
Ponta MurakamiRoute 246Introducing "Ponta" MurakamiToshiba
Larry CoryellKnow One Really KnowsCoryellVangurd
Roberta FlackHittin' Me Where It HurtsBustin' LooseMCA Records
Wendal Odell HughesSuper-Funk-A-Ga-La-Listic FreakCruisinWenka
CrackinYou'll Feel BetterCrackinWarner Brothers
MandrillChildren Of The SunMandrill IsPolydor
Larry YoungTurn Off The LightsLarry Young's FuelArista
Dudu Pukwana and Zila feat. Pinise SaulFunk Them DP To ErikoLife In Bracknell & WillisauJika Records
Perfect CircleThe Hands Of TimeInner City SoundsLuv N Haight
Cornell CampbellBlinded By LoveSweet BabyClocktower
Papa Michigan & General SmileyDownpressionDownpressionVolcano
Coupe CloueLoulouneL'InternationalMini Records
FrukoCantando Mi Son Me MueroEl CaminanteFuentes
Bobby ValentinNo Juegues Con CandelaVa A La Carcel Vol.2Bronco
Chocolate and His BandRitmo SabrosoChocolate AquiCaribe

Astral Traveling playlist for 02/17/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Donald ByrdOff To The RacesOff To The RacesBlue Note
Donald ByrdFancy FreeFancy FreeBlue Note
Donald ByrdThe Black DiscipleA New PerspectiveBlue Note
Donald ByrdThe EmperorEthiopian NightsBlue Note
Donald ByrdBlack ByrdBlack ByrdBlue Note
Donald ByrdStreet LadyStreet LadyBlue Note
Donald ByrdThink TwiceStepping Into TomorrowBlue Note
The BlackbyrdsBlackByrds ThemeFlying StartFantasy
Donald ByrdStepping Into TomorrowStepping Into TomorrowBlue Note

Astral Traveling playlist for 02/03/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Fairport ConventionGenesis Hall45A&M
TurnstyleRiding A WaveRubble Vol 10Bam Caruso
VillageMan In The MoonElectric Sugarcube Flashbacks Vol 4AIP
Toby TwirlRomeo & JulietThe Great British Psychedelic Trip Vol 1See For Miles
SmokeUtterly SimplePsychedelia Vol 3 - MemoriesTiny Alice
Malcolm MitchellSightseer45Dot
Poppy FamilyThere's No Blood In BoneWhich Way You Goin' Billy?London
Sioux City ZooEverybody Has Been Burned45MediArts
ActionIndia (live BBC)Uptight & OutasightCircle
Sixto RodriguezInner City Blues45Sussex
Nashville TeensWydicombe Fair
23rd TurnoffMichaelangeloRubble Vol 12Bam Caruso
Hooterville TrolleyNo Silver Bird
CalebWoman Of DistinctionRubble Vol 1Bam Caruso
Pretty ThingsOld Man Going (live BBC)Shapes & Sounds Vol 3Top Sounds
Kippington LodgeI Can See Her FacePsychedelia Vol 3 - MemoriesTiny Alice
BarrierDawn Breaks ThroughRubble Vol 19Bam Caruso
AttackMagic In The AirMagic In The AirAftermath
Lady Windemere's OperationRunning Away45L.W.O.
Jason CrestJuliano The BullCollected WorksWooden Hill
FireFather's Name Was DadRubble Vol 5Bam Caruso
FactoryPath Through The Forest (alt take)
ActionUnderstanding LoveSpeaks Louder Than...Dojo
Cryan' ShamesSunshine Psalm45Columbia
Focal PointSycamore Sid
AfexShe's Got The TimeRubble Vol 17Bam Caruso
Mandrake Paddle SteamerSunlight GlideOverspill

Coloured Glass is at it again with his psychedelic ways....


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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