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 06/02/13

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!

Astral Traveling on 03/24/13

Astral Traveling
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Sun, 03/24/2013 - 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 02/23/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Nick AshfordI Don't Need No DoctorMojo JazzUniversal
Sroeng SantaBa Bor Por KhanThai Funk ZudrangmaZudrangma
Charles MingusOpen Letter to DukeMingus Ah UmColumbia
Eddie BoHook and SlingRare New OrleansTuff City
John Medeski and Billy MartinGamoraMagoAmulet
Ken BoothSet Me FreeStudio One SoulSoul Jazz
Art Blakey and the Jazz MessengersAfriqueWitch DoctorBlue Note
Fela KutiNo AgreementNew Africa 2Celluloid
AntibalasChe Che Cole MakossaDaptone GoldDaptone
Ike TurnerThinking BlackAbreast of SoulPompeii
Sharon Jones & Dap KingsI'm Not Gonna CryDaptone GoldDaptone
Wendy ReneYour Love is all I needAfter Laughter Comes TearsLight in the Attic
Mabel JohnShouldn't I Love Him45 SingleStax
Reparata and the DelronsCaptain of Your Ship45 SingleBell
MelodiansRivers of BabylonThe Harder They ComeIsland
UnrestChampion NinesImperial F.F.R.R.Ajax
New Age SteppersSome LovePay It All Back Vol 1On U-Sound
UniquesConversationRocksteady FeverKingston
Pan RonJombang JetRare gems from CambodiaKinky
Nara LeaoBirimbauBossa Nova and Brazilian Music in the 60'sSoul Jazz
Special Guest DJ Rndm Noise drops by the studio to share some of his favorite cuts.

Astral Traveling playlist for 02/02/2014

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Ronnie MarksSome Lonely Heart
Soul FlutesTry a Little Tenderness
Gil Scott Heron and Jamie XXRunning
Wide Hive PlayersSworn Statement
Donny HathawaySomeday We'll All Be Free
Eernest RanglinNana's Chak Pipe
Quincy JonesYou Have to Do it Yourself
The James Hunter SixChicken Switch
Phil Cohran and LegacyWhite Nile
TropeaA Short Trip to Space
Hamilton BohannonThoughts and wishes
Erykah BaduTime's a Wastin
Phil Cohran and the hypnotic Brass EnsembleSpin
Yousef LateefSea Breeze
Sean HayesStella Seed
QuanticCumbia Sobre el Mar
Yasin Bey and Marvin Gaye AmerigoInner City travvellin
Medeski Martin & WoodFirst Time Long Time
Duke Ellington and John ColtraneIn a Sentimental Mood

Astral Traveling playlist for 01/26/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Grant GreenAin't It Funky NowGreen Is BeautifulBlue Note
Quarteto NovoVim De SantanaQuarteto NovoOdeon
Georges GarvarentzHaschisch PartyCapitol Rare Vol 2Blue Note
MazeColor Blind45Capitol
Som TresHomenagem A MongoSom 3Odeon
Andrew HillTired TradeThe Complete Blue NoteBlue Note
George NardelloOoga MoogaGood Juice: Hot Hammonds & Cool OrgansBlue Note
Howard RobertsWalk TallGuilty!Capitol
Medeski Martin & WoodI Wanna Ride YouUninvisbleBlue Note
Willie BoboTrinidadBobo's BeatRoulette
Hank MobleyThe TurnaroundThe TurnaroundBlue Note
The Three SoundsYour Love Is Too MuchGene Harris & The Three SoundsBlue Note
Milt Jackson & Thelonious Monk QuintetEvidenceMilt Jackson-The Blue Note CollectionBlue Note
Monk HigginsGotta Be FunkyThe HeavyweightUnited Artists
Milt BucknerThe BeastGood Juice: Hot Hammonds & Cool OrgansBlue Note
Milton Banana TrioPrimitivoMilton Banana TrioOdeon
Lou DonaldsonOde to Billy JoeMr. Shing-A-LingBlue Note
Jazz CrusadersIt's Your ThingLighthouse '69World Pacific Jazz
Jack McDuffHunk O' FunkBlue Note Rare GroovesBlue Note
Cannonball Adderley QuintetWhy Am I Treated So BadWhy Am I Treated So BadCapitol
Gary BartzMusic is my SanctuaryMusic Is My SanctuaryCapitol
Joe Williams with Thad Jones & The Mel Lewis OrchestraGet Out Of My Life WomanPresenting Joe Williams and Thad Jones / Mel Lewis, The Jazz OrchestraSolid State
Gerald WilsonViva TiradoMoment of TruthPacific Jazz
Donald ByrdBlackjackBlackjackBlue Note
Ronnie FosterSome NeckSweet RevivalBlue Note
Jeremy SteigHowling for JudyLegworkSolid State
Donald ByrdChristo RedentorA New PerspectiveBlue Note
Tribute to the greatest jazz label ever--Blue Note Records--celebrating their 75th anniversary! 

Astral Traveling playlist for 01/12/2014

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Richard EvansCapricorn RisingRichard EvansHorizon
Ahmad JamalChaserGenetic Walk20th Century
David MathewsJust Funkin' AroundIce Fuse OneGNP
The Singers UnlimitedFeeling Free With Patrick D.Feeling FreeMPS
Brian Eno & Robert FrippEvening StarEvening StarE.G. Records
Ben E. KingSupernatural ThingSupernaturalAtlantic
The Jimmy Castor BunchPotentialButt Of Course...Atlantic
The General-Gordon DewittyLife In The Big City12"Vee Kay
The Keith Diamond BandThe Dip (Long Version)12"Millennium
ConvertionSweet Thing12"Vanguard
PovoUam Uam12"Raw Fusion
Marco DimarcoFontana Blue-Vipersquad remix12"Arison
DalataBinti (Restless Soul Rmx)12"Palm Records
Grupo BatuqueKeyzer(Kenny Dope rmx)12"Far Out Recordings
Lito Barrientos Y Sus OrquestraCumbia En DO Menor `Very Very WellFuentes
Los Corraleros de MajagualTres TigresEl Sabor InolvidableFuentes
Orquestra Tampico de Claudio RosaOye Como VaSabor TropicalDiscos Colombia

Astral Traveling playlist for 01/05/2014

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Astral Traveling
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The Electric Peanut Butter CompanyThe RainTrans Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2Ubiquity Records
The Electric Peanut Butter CompanyBackstreet WallTrans Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2Ubiquity Records
The Electric Peanut Butter CompanyThe DevilTrans Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2Ubiquity Records
The Electric Peanut Butter CompanyCritophe WaltzTrans Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2Ubiquity Records
Shawn LeeStay Away From MeSoul In The HoleUbiquity Records
OrgoneMatanzaCali FeverUbiquity Records
Papo VasquezBaila Plena (Off World Remix)12'Ubiquity Records
Radio CityThe HopMusic Is My ArtUbiquity Records
Grey BoyGot To Be A Love12'Ubiquity Records
NomoNew SongNew TonesUbiquity Records
Clutchy HopkinsGood OmenWalking SdrawkcabUbiquity Records
Damon AaronFirst LoveHighlandsUbiquity Records
OrgoneOvertimeCali FeverUbiquity Records
The Electric Peanut Butter CompanyMono ManTrans Atlantic Psych Classics Vol.2Ubiquity Records
ModajiLa Cosa Mas ChungaThe New LatinairesUbiquity Records
Roy Davis JrI Know What You're ThinkingChicago ForeverUbiquity Records
Yam WhoGet Up Off12'Ubiquity Records
Bei Bei & Shaw LeeMake Me StrongerBeuty And The BeatsUbiquity Records
Playing Track from The Ubiquity Records catalog!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/29/2013

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Astral Traveling
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Yusef LateefAnastasiaOther SoundsSavoy
" "The Plumb BlossomEastern SoundsPrestige
" "Sister MamieLive At Pep'sImpulse
" "Love Theme From SpartacusEastern SoundsPrestige
" "PsychicemotusPsychicemotusImpulse
" "Stay With MeThe Complete Yusef LateefAtlantic
" "Russell And EliotYusef LateefAtlantic
Live HumbleThe DiverseAtlantic
When A Man Loves A WomanSuite 16Atlantic
The HumpHush And ThunderAtlantic
Nubian LadyThe Gentle GiantAtlantic
MysticThe Doctor Is In And OutAtlantic
Menahan Street BandThe CrossingThe CrossingDaptone
CSC Funk BandMake Your Mind UpFunk IncenseElectric Cowbell Records
Wild BelleKeep YouIslesColombia
Tribute to Yusef Lateef!

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/22/2013

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Solomon BurkePresents for ChristmasPresents for ChristmasAtlantic
Run DMCChristmas Is12"A&M
Marvin GayePurple SnowflakesRare MarvinMotown
Electric JungleFunky Funky ChristmasIn the Christmas GrooveStrut
Mack RiceSanta Claus Wants Some LovinChristmas in SoulsvilleStax
AcademySoul of ChristmasA Groovy Christmas and New YearAcademy
Chuck BerryMerry Christmas BabyJohnny B. Goode-His Complete WorksHip O Select
The Sha La DasSha La Da La La45 SingleDaptone
Jimmy Jules & The Nuclear Sound SystemChristmas Done Got FunkySanta's Funk & Soul Christmas PartyTramp
Gary WalkerSanta's Got a Brand New Bag45 SingleJin
Stevie WonderWhat Christmas Means to Me45Tamla
James BrownChristmas is LoveFunky ChristmasUniversal Motown
ZebraChristmas MorningIn the Christmas GrooveStrut
Bob MarleyChristmas ReggaeReggae Christmas from Studio OneHeartbeat
Marvin GayeI Want to Come Home for ChristmasThe Marvin Gaye CollectionTamla
James BrownSanta Claus is Definitely Here to StayFunky ChristmasUniversal Motown
The Black On White AffairAuld Lang SyneWheedle's GrooveLight in the Attic
Rotary ConnectionPeace At LastPeaceOne Way Records
Chocolate SnowLet Me Be Your Christmas Toy45Solo
Shawn LeeLittle Drummer BoyA Very Ping Pong ChristmasUbiquity
Baby WashingtonWhite Christmas45Sue
Lou RawlsGood Time ChristmasMerry Christmas, Ho Ho Ho!Capitol
Private Charles BowensChristmas in Vietnam45Rojac
Carla ThomasGee Whiz It's Christmas45Atlantic
The EmotionsWhat do the Lonely Do at ChristmasSunshine!Fantasy
Harvey Averne BandLet's Get It Together This Christmas45Fania
Luiz HenriqueSong of Santa ClausSnow: The Get Easy Christmas CompilationUniversal
James BrownLet's Make Christmas Mean SomethingFunky ChristmasUniversal Motown
Charles BradleyEveryday is Christmas45Daptone

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/15/2013

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Wayne ShorterWitch HuntSpeak No EvilBlue Note
Nino NardiniMowgliJungle ObsessionRe-Joint
Ed MottaMalimbuloDwitsaWhat Music
Ray TerraceMantecoHome of BoogalooTower
Paul HumphreyBooca-ChooSuper MellowBlue Thumb
Horace Silver QuintetAcid, Pot, And PillsUnited States Of Mind Phase Part 2Blue Note
Gill Scott-heron And Brian JacksonAngel DustSecretsArista
Gloria JonesTin Can PeopleShare My LoveMotown
Betty WrightGimme' Back My ManHard To StopAlston
Barbra MasonThe Devil Is BusyTransitionsBuddah
We the PeopleMoonstep45 singleAudition
Os MutantesAdues Maria FuloOs MutantesPolydor
Astrud GilbertoStay45 singleVerve
YambuMovin' onYambuMontuno
KongasTatoo WomanAfricanismPolydor
Booty PeopleSpirit Of 76'45 singleCalla
Horace Silver QuinteWont You Open Up Your SensesUnited States Of Mind Phase Part 2Blue Note
Amadou BalakeSuper Bar konon MoussoSenor EclecticoOriki Music
Paul HumphreySuper MellowSuper MellowBlue Thumb
DimSumz / SoulChildTopsBottomtba?
JuanHip'ludeLudedGutti Manu
Bag of records for that booty!!!

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/08/2013

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Lesette WilsonCaveman BoogieNow That Iv'e got your attentionaHeadfirst
Beth CarvalhoO Shonho Nao AcabouSentimnto BrasileiroRCA
Milton NacimentoFe Cega, Faca AmoladaPaixao e FeEMI
Exporta SambaDisputa Do CriouloReuniao De BacanaKelo Music
Manu DibangoNew BellSoul MakossaAtlantic
Kool And The GangElectric FrogMusic Is The MessageDeelite
Freda PayneMothers Misery's Favorite ChildReaching OutInvictus
Hampton HawesDon't Pass Me ByUniversePrestige
Alphonse MouzonWhen We Were YoungDistant LoverHighrise
7th WonderAbsenceWords Don't Say EnoughParachute
One WayDo Your ThangOne Way Feat. Al Hudson
Minnie RipertonBaby This Love I Have
Los Virtuosos de La SalsaA La Memoria Del MuertoLos Virtuosos de La SalsaGAS
Willie Colon and Mon RiveraJulia LeeThere Goes The NeighborhoodVaya
Hermanos LunaBaila Los WatusiBailando A Lo LatinoDiscos Corona
Leon ThomasEchosLive In BerlinFlying Dutchman

Astral Traveling playlist for 12/01/2013

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Jack McDuffElectric SurfboardSophisticated FunkChess
Mark MurphySlyStolen MomentsMuse
Hugh MasekelaMakonkoYou Told Your Mama Not To WorryCasablanca
Eric KlossSweatin' ItDoorsMuse
Ronnie FosterLove SatelliteLove SatelliteColombia
Funk Inc.Where Are We GoingPriced To SellPrestige
John RowlesCan CanLive Back HomePYE
Wham!It's Worth Waiting ForWham!undefined
Bobby Moore and The Rhythm AcesFollow MeSearching For My LoveCheckers
The Sisters LoveYou've Got To Make The Choice7"Mowest
J.J. MaloneIt's A Shame7"Galaxy
Dyke And The BlazersWe Got More Soul7"Original Sound
Bobby WomackStop On ByLooking For A Love AgainUA
Jean CarnSome Catching Up To DoSweet And WonderfulTSOP
Roy AyersDon't Stop The Feeling12"Polydor
Edwin BirdsongPhiss-Phizz12"phidelphia international/epic
Love Cryme"FFFREAK"12"Pysque
Willie BoboRigor MortisDo That Thing/GuajiraTico
Hermes Nino Y Sus Colombian BoysLa Trompeta CumbiamberaCumbias Vol 3Latin International
Orquesta TampicoOye Como VaSabor TropicalDiscos Colombia
Hermanos LunaBaila Los WatusiBailando A Lo LatinoDiscos Corona
Chico HamiltonAbdullah And AbrahamPeriginationsBlue Note
Playing golden nuggets found in thrift stores near the Mother Load region(Norhern California east of Sacramento).


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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