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As broadcast April 14, 2021 with extra mileage on the tunes for all podcast travelers. We wish Herbie Hancock a belated 81st birthday, as the legendary man on the keys made another trip around the sun & we might add may there be many more! After that, it was the debut of Lizz Kalo on the show, and she'll be joining us weekly on our Round Trip Wedne…
 
As broadcast April 13, 2021 with bonus mileage to get every note in on the podcast version. We mark the 31st anniversary of release for Public Enemy's "Fear of a Black Planet." An opus of black consciousness in hip-hop, and simply one of the best albums of all time. After that, we got two hours of non-stop new indie tunes & underground joints from …
 
As broadcast April 12, 2021 with bonus mileage in parts 3 & 4 for all the tunes for the podcast version. We start the show with the Friday demise of DMX at only 50 years of age. A legend of the hip-hop game for decades, he was a massive star during his prime with a signature style gravely voice & punctuated delivery with grunts, barks, and of cours…
 
As broadcast April 9, 2021 with bonus mileage to get every note in on the podcast! This week, we proudly welcome a band that's been on our radar for a good bit, which is Calgary's Miesha & The Spanks. They drop their latest new music with an EP called Singles next Friday, and they joined us for an exclusive interview & gave us a sneaky spin of one …
 
As broadcast April 8, 2021 with bonus mileage for our Sampled first hour on the podcast version. For our TIGHT historical feature tonight, we open with The Supremes as on this date they recorded a song that would be their first hit, as Lamont Dozier couldn't get his first choice to do the tune. After that, it's a spotlight on the April edition of T…
 
As broadcast April 7, 2021 with extra mileage for the podcast version of the show in hour 2. In memory of Detroit native & long time Chicago resident Tim Baker, who passed away far too soon over the weekend. Rest In Power, you will be sorely missed. We marked Barbora's last night on our Round Trip Wednesdays with a reciporical trip to Chicago so Da…
 
As broadcast April 6, 2021 with bonus mileage for our podcast version flyers. We welcome Prince Paolo back to the studio for another rousing Under The Radar indie & underground variety show. Great new tunes from Stevie Zita, Stray Fossa, Kowloon and many, many others on the docket for tonight. We also discuss how much of a maven Prince Paolo truly …
 
As broadcast April 5, 2021 with extra mileage in parts 3 & 4 for the podcast version of the show. We mark 6 years since Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" went to #1 on the Billboard charts in the US, garnering six Grammys thereafter. For our first hour New Muses Monday, it's all about the power ladies in part 2, with Waxahatchee, Mahalia, Shar…
 
As broadcast April 2, 2021 with bonus miles attached to let the notes fly to completion on the podcast version. We went to our listeners for their favorite spring jams now that the COVID cloud seems to be abating and the cherry blossoms are out here in Korea. As usual, a great & very diverse selection of tunes for the full two hours, which we exten…
 
As broadcast April 1, 2021 with bonus footage for the podcast version. Today we start with tragedy & celebration. As to the former, this is the 37th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's passing, killed by his own namesake in a fit of tragic rage. For the celebration, it's the 12th anniversary of GFN 98.7 FM's founding here in Gwangju, so we marked it in ou…
 
As broadcast March 31, 2021 with extra mileage to get all the tunes in on the podcast version. For our final program of March during a severely dusty week here in Korea, we took a trip to the sky blue country down south & fairest Buenos Aires to soak in some of the tunes that make this such a musically rich country. Whether it's the early rock soun…
 
As broadcast March 30, 2021 with bonus mileage so every tune can sing to the last note on the podcast version. We pay tribute to Ol' Dirty Bastard on this show, who took MTV for a ride to the welfare office in NYC to collect some food stamps in 1995, with all kinds of political hell busting loose after that. After that as we do on our Under The Rad…
 
As broadcast March 29, 2021 with extra bonus mileage for the podcast version in all four parts of the show. We mark 40 years since Blondie's "Rapture" went to #1 in the US, a revolutionary moment for the nascent hip-hop movement and also Fab 5 Freddy's arrival in the public consciousness, not to mention Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was also in the fam…
 
As broadcast March 26, 2021 with bonus footage for the podcast to get every single note in! For our season debut this Friday night program, we welcomed Melbourne funk & breaks quartet Karate Boogaloo back to the show to talk about their favorite cuts to play over the years along with giving us an exclusive spin of a James Bond & Shirley Bassey clas…
 
As broadcast March 25, 2021. For our Season 5 Thursday debut, we begin with James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" which also debuted on this date. For the remainder of the hour, we have crazy bumps from Yuksek, Flevans along with a very new 7" double from Jungle. Part 2 sees a tribute to Aaron Frazer to start followed by new stuff from Freddie Gibbs and…
 
As broadcast on March 24, 2021. We highlight the VERZUZ series started one year ago today by Swizz Beats & Timbaland which featured some amazing battles between legends. However, the main focus today is the amazing music coming out of Canada's largest city Toronto, as over the past few years the city has become a real hotbed for all types of music …
 
As broadcast March 23, 2021. We welcome Prince Paolo back to the studio to start a fifth season of our weekly Under The Radar indie & underground exploratory committee, which honestly is more shocking for us than you. We start with a question: That is, even if Eminem believed he would not WIN the 2002 Oscar for Best Original Song, wouldn't one at l…
 
As broadcast March 22, 2021. Our first episode of The Drop's fifth season on GFN starts by remembering a truly great MC, Phife Dawg, who passed on this date five years ago. The rapper had fought battles with his own health for years before his passing, but nothing can take away the gigantic legacy he left behind. After that, our full two hours is d…
 
As broadcast March 19, 2021 with bonus mileage to let every note play here on the podcast. Tonight we welcomed Arlo Maddest to the studio as our guest artist selector. Arlo has been the longest-serving host of GFN's "City of Light" for the past 7 years, and this evening marked the final broadcast for the famed show first hosted by local legend Mich…
 
As broadcast March 18, 2021 with some bonus mileage in part 1 to get in all the stank! We inaugurate our weekly Sampled funk & soul first hour with a spotlight on Odetta Holmes and some of the funkier cuts dropping tomorrow on "The Damyang Drop" playlist. Tons of new soul tunes out over the past couple of weeks up til today with a new banger from C…
 
As broadcast March 17, 2021 with some bonus mileage for the podcast. There was no other country we could possibly go to on this, the Feast of Saint Patrick for 2021. A man who lead an incredible life, we could only honor Padraig with tunes from the country that first kidnapped & then adopted him as one of their own, fairest Ireland. Great tunes thr…
 
As broadcast March 16, 2021. We celebrate Thundercat's big win for Best Progressive R & B Album at the Grammys this year, with his latest LP "It Is What It Is" garnering the nod. After that, it's two hours of questionable humor but unquestionably impeccable new indie & underground with Prince Paolo! New tunes here from sir Was, Franc Moody, Ben Bro…
 
As broadcast March 15, 2021. We open the show with the history behind an iconic photo of Johnny Cash flipping off the world from San Quentin State Prison, and why that photo didn't in fact become famous until 1998. After that, it's two hours of new tunes in both hours, as Yejin joins us for The Popcast after the first hour. #feelthegravity Tracklis…
 
As broadcast March 12, 2021 with bonus mileage on the podcast version. We welcome Eric Ratner, the famed "Gwangjew" of internet infamy & a Gwangju music fixture as the founder of "Live at Loft" here in the city, which is one of the best live music events going for a couple of years now in our fair City of Light. It's always hard to say goodbye, but…
 
As broadcast March 11, 2021. We remember Edmund Sylvers who passed on this date far too young in 2004 to start the show, then get into some rarities & recently unearthed tunes that only saw the light of day with an official release within the last few years. Part 2 we have new joints from Anderson.Paak, Ghost Funk Orchestra, and Jazz Is Dead for a …
 
As broadcast March 10, 2021. We take a trip with Barbora to Vietnam this week, exploring some of the recently unearthed sounds of Saigon Supersoul & the old school psyche rock sounds of that part of Southeast Asia. We also got a little taste of some very k-pop sounding contemporary stuff from Vietnam as well. First hour we did a bit of old school V…
 
As broadcast March 9, 2021. We remember The Notorious B.I.G. on this date of his demise 24 years ago, highly recommending his new doco on Netflix which is full of interesting insights & revelations. After that, it's two full hours with Prince Paolo & Danno bringing out their favorite indie truffles sniffed out from the depths of the indie forest th…
 
As broadcast March 8, 2021. We welcome another week on The Drop with all the new music out over the past couple of weeks due to the 3 1 holiday last Monday here in Korea. However, to start we mark this day in 1994 when Soundgarden & Nine Inch Nails dropped their albums & shot straight to #1 & #2 in the US, marking a new period in music at the time.…
 
As broadcast March 5, 2021 with bonus footage on the podcast to get in every single tune. For this month's listener request special, we went to you & asked for your favorite inheritance tracks, which are tracks either you inherited growing up that had a profound effect on you or a track you'd like future generations to know. We asked each listener …
 
As broadcast March 4, 2021. We start the show with a spotlight on Steve Winwood, who left The Spencer Davis Group on this date in 1967, later to form Traffic in '68. Not a lot new in the funk & soul world, but we did have a couple of gems from The Savants of Soul & Leon Bridges, while bumping some older stuff from Mingus, Budos Band, and many other…
 
As broadcast March 3, 2021 with extra mileage for the tunes in our 2nd hour. We commemorate Stevie Wonder's groundbreaking 1973 album to start the show, then it's time for the jazzy vibes & futuristic electronica of Germany for the full two hours as Barbora & I visit Berlin tonight. Great tunes from Jazzanova, Rainer Trueby, and other likely, very …
 
As broadcast March 2, 2021 with bonus footage to get all the music in full for the podcast. We celebrate what would have been Velvet Underground lead man Lou Reed's 79th birthday to begin the programming this evening. For the full two hours thereafter, it's Prince Paolo & his bag of indie & underground goodies just unearthed this week. Tremendous t…
 
As broadcast February 26, 2021 with bonus mileage in the 2nd half for the podcast. We welcome an outstanding producer & multi-instrumentalist in Ryan Poole, who is the man behind Nite Tides, a new band based out of where he's from in San Diego. A great interview discussing some of the influences behind their surf-inspired indie rock sound, and his …
 
As broadcast February 25, 2021. We remember Ol Dirty Bastard taking over the stage at the 1998 Grammy Awards, and declaring Wu Tang is for the children, then go into some 1997 hip-hop for a spell followed by a couple of the most sampled tunes in history to close part 1. More dusty classics to start part 2, then new joints from Durand Jones, Quantic…
 
As broadcast February 24, 2021. We pay tribute to Daft Punk & Edwin Birdsong to begin the show, as it was announced that the famed French duo were calling it quits on Tuesday. After that, there's no time to sulk as it's a trip to Istanbul tonight to explore the fantastic sounds of Turkish psyche rock, funk & ballads for the first three quarters, fi…
 
As broadcast February 23, 2021. We welcome Prince Paolo back to the studio for our weekly indie sesheesh, remembering this day in history when what most thought was Eminem's debut dropped in 1999 with The Slim Shady LP. After that, great tunes out this week from the likes of Peach Luffe, Kowloon & Freedom Fry to dig on, amongst other great new join…
 
As broadcast February 22, 2021. We mark the 10th anniversary of the release of Adele's "21," a landmark album that sold over 5 million copies after release, with "Rolling In The Deep" becoming an instant classic upon release in the run-up. After the opening, it's almost a full two hours of quality new cuts out in both the pop & indie worlds over th…
 
As broadcast February 19, 2021 with bonus full play of tracks for our guest artist playlist! We welcome Phosphene to the show this evening, which is a trio from Portland, OR in the US formed in 2013. The married portion of the trio in Rachel Frankel & Matt Hemmerich joined us on the phone to take over the playlist in our 2nd hour and talk about the…
 
As broadcast February 18, 2021. We wish Dr. Dre a happy birthday to start our Sampled funk & soul hour, so we started with a couple of deep cuts from his exceedingly expansive collection of snippets & samples for a couple of his earlier works. After that, lots to do in both hours as we had no Thursday show last week due to Lunar New Year, so tons o…
 
As broadcast February 17, 2021. In her final physical appearance in studio for our weekly segment, we took a trip to Italia with the lovely Barbora, and explored some of the fascinating sounds of an obviously gifted country in all forms of the arts. We especially explored the cultural exchanges of disco during the 70's & 80's, a movement that infor…
 
As broadcast February 16, 2021 with bonus features in the first hour. We pay tribute to Danny Ray, a young man looking for a job in music who landed a job as James Brown's valet back in 1961 and never looked back, who passed away known mainly as The Godfather of Soul's "Cape Man" this past weekend. After our opening tribute, it's two hours of the l…
 
As broadcast February 15, 2021. After the long Lunar New Year weekend, we are back on the air properly with all the new cuts out over the weekend. We remember the late, great Chick Corea to start part 2, one of the greatest that ever was. To open the festivities we recapped Phoebe Bridgers rocking the stage & smashing a guitar, while also leaving D…
 
As broadcast February 10, 2021 with bonus footage for the podcast in parts 3 & 4. We welcome lofi rock & indie hair extraordinaire JW Francis back to the show to test drive his Dream Machine, which gets its closeup via Soho Radio on Sunday! The results were a world of phantasms & free range audio creations running wild on the air for the full two h…
 
As broadcast February 9, 2021. We highlight the Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony, which happened on this date in 2018, a historic event both for the Korean hosts & the world in so many ways. After that it's two hours of very high quality indie tunes just out this week from Unusual Demont, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Satin Jackets and many more high…
 
As broadcast on February 8, 2021. We mark the start of a new week as usual with our highlight of new tunes just out in both hours, starting with a tribute to Television's "Marquee Moon" album, released on this date in 1977 to little acclaim, but would live on as a hugely influential album from the NYC outfit. Great new tunes after that from Black P…
 
As broadcast February 5, 2021. We welcome up-and-coming pianist and composer Eydis Evensen to take over the playlist tonight and talk about her new album. Her debut LP drops this spring and is called Bylur (Blizzard), appearing courtesy of Sony Music. A great exploration of some deep, brooding ambient & orchestral tunes for the full two hour show, …
 
As broadcast on February 4, 2021. We gave an extended play here on the podcast for part 1, as we needed to pay special tribute to Soul Train founder Don Cornelius, who passed just over 8 years ago. After our extended dedication, we had some amazing new tunes & albums out from The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Bobby Oroza & Thee Lakesiders amongst other…
 
Tracklisting: Part I (00:00) The Spinners – It’s A ShameKarate Boogaloo feat Danielle Ponder – Little BitThe Bamboos feat Alice Russell – Step It UpDojo Cuts – GamesThe Avalanches feat Leon Bridges – Interstellar LoveMethyl Ethel – Ubu Part II (30:03)Tales – So BlueOcean Alley – CorduroyVanilla Gorilla – TropicanaSkegss – Under the ThunderCourtney …
 
As broadcast February 2, 2021. Prince Paolo graces us with his presence for another edish of our Under The Radar weekly commission, exploring all the latest indie & underground truffles found in the audio forest this past week. Great tunes from Blu de Tiger, Talkboy, ViVii, and many other worthies to be found on the journey...as cliche and lame as …
 
As broadcast February 1, 2021. We open with Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin, which on this date 50 years ago reached its highest chart position, and the highest for any single the band ever put out. After that opening, it's two hours of new music out the past weekend with Danno flying solo in both hours, as Yejin attends to a personal matter. #fee…
 
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