Category Archives: Hip Hop

O Is For OMC

OMC

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For this episode, Steve and Doug tackle New Zealand alternative project OMC, the Ōtara Millionaires Club, best remembered for their huge international hit “How Bizarre.” The duo also ponder the pop hits of the 90’s, the age of downloads, and Steve busts out his hip hop skills.

OMC’s Entry On Discogs

Music featured this week:
How Bizarre – How Bizarre
Land Plenty – How Bizarre
We R The OMC – Proud: An Urban-Pacific Streetsoul Compilation

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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K Is For Kenna

Kenna

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This episode, Steve and Doug look at the short but oh so sweet career of eclectic songwriter Kenna. The duo also say farewell to 2016, and chat about music licensing and when music supports a cause.

Kenna’s Official Website

Kenna’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Out Of Control (State Of Emotion) – Make Sure They See My Face
Freetime – New Sacred Cow
Long Gone – Land 2 Air Chronicles II: Imitation Is Suicide Chapter 2 EP

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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G Is For The Go! Team

The Go! Team

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This episode, Steve and Doug chat about what happens when you mix Sonic Youth guitars, Charlie Brown piano, double dutch chants, and car chase sequence horns – the answer is UK’s The Go! Team! The boys also chat about the alternative music scene is 2004 / 2005, and if it’s kosher to be using all these audio clips.

The Go! Team’s Official Website

The Go! Team’s Bandcamp

The Go! Team’s Soundcloud

the go! team 4play documentary 05 from bob jaroc on Vimeo.

Music featured this week:
Ladyflash – Thunder, Lightning, Strike
Keys To The City – Proof Of Youth
What D’you Say – The Scene Between

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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D Is For Del The Funky Homosapien

Del

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After days of intense study, Steve and Doug return to cover the fascinating and long-standing (solo) career of Del The Funky Homosapien. Side tracks into Deltron 3030 and Gorillaz! Join in the deltoxication!

Del’s Official Website

Del’s Bandcamp

Music featured this week:
Mistadobalina – I Wish My Brother George Was Here
Calculate – Golden Era
If You Must – Both Sides Of The Brain

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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T Is For Team Rockit

Team Rockit

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Steve and Doug take a request this episode with the techno trance New Age Nordic rappers Team Rockit. Phew…get all that?

Team Rockit’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Aura – Anima
Jordskred – 1988
Omega – Neo Bahamut

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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O Is For The OPUS

The OPUS

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Trip Hop never sounded so amazing (yet so dark). Steve and Doug dig deep and chat about The OPUS, the collaboration between The Isle of Weight and Mr. Echoes. Also, is music a product, and can you ever create art with making it a commodity? Steve and Doug discuss the Lavachild Conundrum.

The OPUS’ Bandcamp Page

Music featured this week:
March Of The Termites – March Of The Termites single
In The Oak (Boda Mix) – Praying Mantis EP
Skywalker – Blending Density
Serpent’s Fruit – Praying Mantis EP

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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N Is For Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado

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This week on the Canadian run, Steve and Doug look at the highs and lows of Nelly Furtado, one of Canada’s biggest acts.

Nelly Furtado’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Powerless (Say What You Want) – Folklore
Maneater – Loose
I’m Like A Bird – Whoa Nelly!

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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L Is For LEN

LEN

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As Steve and Doug continue through their Canadian run of musicians, they take time to travel back to the summer of 1999: The Summer Of LEN. Don’t pretend you haven’t missed it.

LEN TV On YouTube

Music featured this week:
It’s A Brother Sister Thing – We Be Who We Be
Candy Pop – Superstar
Steal My Sunshine – Can’t Stop The Bum Rush

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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K Is For k-os

k-os

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This week, Steve and Doug talk a bit about k-os, and everyone’s favourite topic: race relations in Canada.

k-os’ Homepage


Music featured this week:
I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman – Yes!
Crabbuckit – Joyful Rebellion
Sunday Morning – Atlantis: Hymns For Disco

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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P Is For Paul White

Paul White

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One-Handed Music’s shining star takes center stage this week as Steve and Doug talk about Paul White.

Paul White’s Homepage
Paul White’s Bandcamp
Paul White’s Soundcloud
One-Handed Music’s Homepage

Music featured this week
The Punch Drummer – The Strange Dreams Of Paul White
Pride – Paul White & The Purple Brain
The Doldrums – Rapping With Paul White

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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O Is For Outkast

Outkast

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The South got something to say. And that something is OutKast. Steve and Doug talk about their fascinating beginnings to their monumental present.

OutKast’s Official Website

Music featured this week
Rosa Parks – Aquemini
Ms. Jackson – Stankonia
Hey Ya – The Love Below

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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L Is For Linkin Park

Linkin Park

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This week we look at the lords of heavy metal, who bow to the gods of hip hop. That’s right, Linkin Park.

Linkin Park’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“One Step Closer” (Hybrid Theory)
“Faint” (Meteora)
“All I’ve Done” (Minutes To Midnight)

And of course, “ID” from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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