Active Listening

Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music for the revolution every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month- the Seamstress of Sound is sure to keep you active.  Like artist page "Active Listening With the Seamstress Of Sound" on Facebook for updates and sneak peaks on ticket giveaways!  If you are groovin to this music please comment on the Kboo site-Your feedback is important!

 

Episode Archive

Active Listening on 10/12/12

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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 12:00am - 2:00am
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Brasilian Music

Active Listening on 09/27/12

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Thu, 09/27/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:00am
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Spinning an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music

Active Listening on 09/13/12

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Thu, 09/13/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 09/14/2012 - 12:00am
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The Seamstress is Back

 She's back in town...and ready to jam. One year later.  A broadcast by the Seamstress of Sound. Get ready to get active...

Active Listening on 03/22/12

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Thu, 03/22/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 03/23/2012 - 12:00am
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Active Listening

Join DJ Benjamin for a musical journey on Thursday, March 22 beginning at 10pm.

DJ Benjamin sits behind the board for Active Listening this week, taking the musical journey from genres such as folk, soul, hip hop, and blues in both the United States and countries across the planet.

Sit back and enjoy the two-hour experience, Thursday evening beginning at 10pm, on your community radio station KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland or on-line at kboo.fm

Active Listening on 02/23/12

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Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:00pm - Fri, 02/24/2012 - 12:00am
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It won't be pretty

D.J. What The's "Hour of Silence" presents a tribute to the greats who made radio what it is today.  Following services, entertainment will be provided by Ronald Shannon Jackson, the Nels Cline Singers, Last Exit, Machine Gun, the right honorable Vernon Reid, Los Hermanos Brotzman, Living Colour, Jedi Mind Tricks, Circus, D. Galas, Archie Shepp, Rashied Ali, Primus, five guys named Fred, and that Zorn fellow who gets all the press.  

Active Listening on 08/11/11

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Thu, 08/11/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 08/12/2011 - 12:00am
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The Seamstress host local hip hop artist Dylan Muldrew

Active Listening hosts special guest Dylan Muldrew.  Freshly back from Fire in the Canyon Muldrew will share highlights of the festival, his top 10 songs for the summer and a live in studio performance.

Stay tuned!

(this is the next to last episode of Active Listening for one year-please direct comments about this show to the programming committee) 

Active Listening on 06/16/11

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Thu, 06/16/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/17/2011 - 12:00am
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Special guest Max Ribner + ticket giveaway!

 Active Listening is happy to have a return vist by Portland's own Max Ribner.  An evening of improvisation between the Seamstress of Sound and Flugelhorn musican Max Ribner gives folks a taste of his style.  Tickets for his Record Release concert at the Goodfoot on June 23rd will be given away during the show.

Active Listening on 06/09/11

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Thu, 06/09/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 06/10/2011 - 12:00am
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Gil Scott Heron Tribute

We lost a great poet and activist Friday May 27th. Please join in honoring him:  Active Listening pays tribute to Gil Scott Heron with a night of spoken word.  

Active Listening on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 10:00pm - Fri, 05/27/2011 - 12:00am
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BLACK STAX, ALOE BLACC and more...

 Interview with Seattle Hip hop group Black Stax followed by ticket giveaway for that show featuring Portland's Rose Bent. Also tix for Aloe Blacc @ Dantes! Hott Hott Hott and Active.

Stay tuned.

Active Listening on 05/12/11

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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 10:10am
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I need a Dollar-a dollar is what I need...

Membership drive ticket giveaway for Aloe Blacc! Listen up for your chance to give back to your community radio station and to hear a great underground hiphop and soul artist. As usual, the Seamstress will spin soulful tunes sure to keep you Active!

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Zoo on the BOO an interviewooo with the Seamstress of Sound

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Thu, 04/11/2013

Osmosis Muldrew Zoo album dropped and he's in the studio with the Seamstress discussing the album and being backed by his crew.* Yes there were probably 10 dudes in the studio that night. Enjoy some up and coming local talent!

 

 

*not all lyrics reflect the values of the DJ

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Active Listening-live interview with MC Omar Offendum 1-24-13

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Thu, 01/24/2013

Active Listening hosts an interview between the Seamstress of Sound and MC/Beatmaker Omar Offendum listen in for some sneak peaks of his new work and from his last album Syrianamericana. 

Click here for Offendum's webpage

featuring clips from work by Sami Matar, Ayah, the Narcycist, D.A.M., Amir SulaimanDJ Boo, Bei Ru, Dennis Brown and Freeway.

Active Listening: Seatttle's own Black Stax live interview with the Seamstress 5/26/11

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Fri, 05/27/2011

 Check out this interview with up and coming Seattle's own Black Stax.

Active Listening: The Seamstress interviews Rose Bent Trio, Lady Trinity, Miss Chief and Jacque about their new album.

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Fri, 12/03/2010

 Check it out folks, Rose Bent came in for a candid interview session and spit some fine rhymes.

Enjoy- and don't forget to head out to their record release Friday at Backspace (all ages, doors open at 8)

Playlists

Active Listening playlist for 04/17/2014

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Active Listening
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04/17/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
RH FactorBull***tDistractions
Femi KutiPolitics in Africaafrica for africa
EmancipatorDusk to DawnDusk to Dawn
The Harlem ExperimentOne for MalcolmThe Harlem Experient
The CoupFunk
Angela DavisBlack Power Mix tape
Kendrick LamarMAAd Citygood kid maad city
Lupe FiascoRound My Way (Freedome Ain't Free)
InvincibleKeep Goin (Feat Wordsworth and Indeed_Shapshifters
Amadou and miriamWily Katoso
Ruben Studdard and layla HathawayThis world were mine
Bill WithersGet up and Dance with me
Hanounehcall on me
RajaBack to Lebanon
Shirley and CompanyShame Shame Shame
Stevie WonderHappy Birthday
Toots and maytalsI've got dreams
Taj MahalEverybody is Somebody
Jay ZMy first song
Dj DrezYearning
Black StaxI love my Life
Billie hollidayTravlin all alone (nickodemus and zeb remix)
Pee FroissJalgaty
Randal WyattOpen Road
Hortense EllisHell and Sorrow
MysticBe Free
Aesop RockNo Regrets
Snarky PuppyLike A Light
King Sunny AdeMa Jaiye Oni
Sam and DaveGoodnight Baby

Active Listening playlist for 04/10/2014

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Active Listening
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04/10/2014
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Rebel DiazTroy Davis Lives Forever
Kendrick LamarBitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
BlackbyrdsRock Creek Park
KnaanBlues for the Horn
The RootsOne Time
OutkastE.T.
Erykah BaudLove of My Life
Janet JacksonThe Knowledge
Gil Scott Heron and Brian JacksonSouth Carolina
Nas and Damian MarleyMy Generation fea Lil Wayne and Joss Stone
LowkeyObama Nation
Immortal Technique ft Mos DefBin Laden prod by Green latern
Big Yard productionsDont Worry Be Happy
Kendrick LamarSwimming Pool (Drank)
Kid CudiMarijuana
Erykah BaduThat Hump
Marvin GayeInner City Blues (Makes me Wanna Holler)
Sly and the Family StoneWant to Take You Higher
Stevie WonderHeaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away

Active Listening playlist for 04/10/2014

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Active Listening
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04/10/2014
ArtistTitle
Rebel DiazTroy Davis Lives Forever
Kendrick LamarBitch, Don't Kill My Vibe
BlackbyrdsRock Creek Park
KnaanBlues for the Horn
The RootsOne Time
OutkastE.T.
Erykah BaudLove of My Life
Janet JacksonThe Knowledge
Gil Scott Heron and Brian JacksonSouth Carolina
Nas and Damian MarleyMy Generation fea Lil Wayne and Joss Stone
LowkeyObama Nation
Immortal Technique ft Mos DefBin Laden prod by Green latern
Big Yard productionsDont Worry Be Happy
Kendrick LamarSwimming Pool (Drank)
Kid CudiMarijuana
Erykah BaduThat Hump
Marvin GayeInner City Blues (Makes me Wanna Holler)
Sly and the Family StoneWant to Take You Higher
Stevie WonderHeaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away
ChiwonisoLook To The Spirit
Medicine for the PeopleMitakyasn
Climbing Poetree featuring Leah SongAwakening
Gil Scott HeronParents
Paper BirdJust Sing
Lubana Al QuntarYa Beda Ward
MidniteLove the Life You Live
TuneyardsBizness
House of Vibe All StarsThe Light
Troy Davis Last WordsRob Redding Youtube
Sean HayesRosebush Inside
Gary BartzCelestial Blues

Active Listening playlist for 03/27/2014

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03/27/2014
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Amerigo GazawayYasin Bey and Marvin Gaye
Ray CharlesBusted
Sharon Jones and the Dap KingsThe Land is Your Land
A Tribe Called RedWoodcarver
Suheir HammadIn America
Nikki GiovanniEgo Trip
Omar OffendumThe Arab Speaks of Rivers
souljazz orchestraEast Flows the River
Maimouna YouseffMeet me in Brazil
Sean HayesOpen up the Window
Jose JamesThe Dreamer
SadeBring Me Home
Fatoumata DiawaraBiss
Paper BirdAs I Am

Active Listening playlist for 03/27/2014

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03/27/2014
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Amerigo GazawayYasin Bey and Marvin Gaye
Ray CharlesBusted
Sharon Jones and the Dap KingsThe Land is Your Land
A Tribe Called RedWoodcarver
Suheir HammadIn America
Nikki GiovanniEgo Trip
Omar OffendumThe Arab Speaks of Rivers
souljazz orchestraEast Flows the River
Maimouna YouseffMeet me in Brazil
Sean HayesOpen up the Window
Jose JamesThe Dreamer
SadeBring Me Home
Fatoumata DiawaraBiss
Paper BirdAs I Am
Climbing Poetree and Rising AppalachiaAwakening
Erykah BaduMaster Teachers
Erykah BaduAppletree Summer Vibes mix
Erykah BaduTimes A Wastin
Erykah BaduI Want You
Erykah Baduthe Healer
Erykah BaduTwinkle
Erykah BaduMy People
Erykah BaduThe Grind
Erykah baduBag Lady
Erykah BaduGreen Eyes
Slick RickHey Young World
NasThe World Is Yours
Janelle MonaeCome Alive the War of the Roses
AfrosoundEl Eco y El Carreterro
Mos DefQuiet Dog Bite Hard
Little DragonTwice
EnigmaPrinciples of Lust

Active Listening playlist for 03/13/2014

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03/13/2014
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The RefugeesVocab (Refugees Hip Hop Remix)
Ohmega WattsGood Fun feat Nino Moschella
Rebel DiazWhich Side are you on Remix
Tribe Called RedElectric Intertribal feat smoke trail
EstheroSuperheroes
The Peace PoetsWater Got No Enemy
AwakeningClimbing Poetree and Rising Appalachia
Ursul;a RuckerHumbled
Juaneco y Su comboVailando con Ayahuesca
The Souljazz OrchestraEast Flows the River
Grandmother FlordemayoWhole Earth Summit live
Max Ribner BandLove is Like A Stream
Paper BirdJust Sing
De la SoulTrying
Leah Song and climbing poetreelive
Esther Phillipsinto the mystic
nina SimoneObeah Woman
Lucila CamposSamba Malato
Bill WithersLive
Tribe Called QuestBonita Applebaum
Angel Haze Tribe Called RedLyric
#Jan 25Omar Offendum Narcycist
Shut Your Mouse Obama
Tribe Called RedBread and Cheese Feat Black Bear
Chaka Khan and de la soulAll good
Modeski Martin and WoodNocturnal Transmission
Seinabo SeyOutlines

Active Listening playlist for 02/20/2014

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02/20/2014
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the Coupfat cats bigger fish
Taj MahalHappy just to be like I am
Sean HayesRocksteady
Dj Daddy Gintro feat Philip Levi & Tippa Irie
Roberta FlackReverend Lee
Erykah BaduOn and On Summer in Sydney break
Mos DefMathematics
Dead Prezhip Hop
The CoupWear Clean Draws
Mic CrenshawHelp Me
Curtis MayfieldKeep on Trippin
The CoupPam the Funkstress
Janelle MonaeQ.U.E.E.N. feat E Badu
Jasiri XCheckpoint
Shadia Mansour feat M1El Kufeyah
Remi KanaziThis Divestment Bill Hurst my Feelings
Dead Prez and the CoupGet Up
Bobbi HumphriesBlacks and Blues
Abby LincolnAfro Blue
Aaron NevilleA Change is Gonna Come
Randal Wyatt of Speaker MindsYour Music
Vursatyl and Rev ShinesMr Gusto
Gift of GabThe Ride of Your Life
Dead PrezBe Healthy
Chavela VargasLa Llorona
Akil DasanNew African Village
From Syria with Love
el rass and munmaJanna
Omar Offendum DJ BOO Ahmed Fouad NigimMy Darling My country
RZA
Nina SimoneAint Got No-I Got Life
Mahalia JacksonWhen I Wake Up in Glory

Active Listening playlist for 02/20/2014

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Active Listening
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02/20/2014
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the Coupfat cats bigger fish
Taj MahalHappy just to be like I am
Sean HayesRocksteady
Dj Daddy Gintro feat Philip Levi & Tippa Irie
Roberta FlackReverend Lee
Erykah BaduOn and On Summer in Sydney break
Mos DefMathematics
Dead Prezhip Hop
The CoupWear Clean Draws
Mic CrenshawHelp Me
Curtis MayfieldKeep on Trippin
The CoupPam the Funkstress
Janelle MonaeQ.U.E.E.N. feat E Badu
Jasiri XCheckpoint
Shadia Mansour feat M1El Kufeyah
Remi KanaziThis Divestment Bill Hurst my Feelings
Dead Prez and the CoupGet Up
Bobbi HumphriesBlacks and Blues
Abby LincolnAfro Blue
Aaron NevilleA Change is Gonna Come
Randal Wyatt of Speaker MindsYour Music
Vursatyl and Rev ShinesMr Gusto
Gift of GabThe Ride of Your Life
Dead PrezBe Healthy
Chavela VargasLa Llorona
Akil DasanNew African Village
From Syria with Love
el rass and munmaJanna
Omar Offendum DJ BOO Ahmed Fouad NigimMy Darling My country
RZA
Nina SimoneAint Got No-I Got Life
Mahalia JacksonWhen I Wake Up in Glory

Active Listening playlist for 02/13/2014

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02/13/2014
ArtistTitle
Gil Scott HeronH20 Gate Blues
Enforcement RecordsPolitics.
Mic Crenshaw feat Dead PrezSuperheros
Calixto OchoaRecordando el pasado
Jill ScottSpring Summer Feeling
Bill FletcherThe World is a Rainbow
Stevie WonderEarths Creation
Joyo ValardeSweet Angels
Bobby CaldwellMy Flame
Landra GloverWoman to Woman
Landra GloverAllow Me to Introduce Myself
Landra GloverUntitled
Landra GloverMy Future
DJ Spooky/Natasha AtlasDuden
Erykah BaduLove
AsheruLove on the go
Freestyle Fellowship
Wizard of OzIf I only had a Brain
Pink FloydMoney
Common Erykah BaduJimi was a Rockstar
Bill Cosby
Cypress HillTequila Sunrise Instrumental
los teenagerscumbia sincelejana
Natasha AtlasMustaheel
Amp liveCloser to the Sun (Colorado dreamin)
Tribe Called RedDifferent Heroes
Cleo Lane and James galwayAnyone can Whistle
Bill Withersdon't you want to Stay

Active Listening playlist for 01/23/2014

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Active Listening
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01/23/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
DJ DrezTrack 2Kirtanya Sessions
Ancient SolDowntime Mix 2
The Soul ChildrenHearsay
Valerie JuneWorkin Woman Blues
Amp LiveCloser to the Sun
Climbing PoetreeHeart Led Rebellion
Rebel Diaz feat J IvyMotivate! move!
Amir SulaimanCome to the Hills
D'AngeloBudgie's Ratchetized Remixlivin proof the remixes
Dj Muggs Andrew Kline and BreviWild SideCross My Heart Hope to Die
Jane DarwinAutumn Night
Las ChakachasCanalla
BarkaysKnucklehead
little SisterYou're the one
Monk Higgins and the SpecialitiesGot to be Funky
Art GarfunkelI shall sing
Ancient SolStuck up in this Cagelive at KBOO (1/23/13)
Ancient SolG Funk Mixlive at Kboo(1/23/13)
Ancient SolBreak Breadlive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolRaised Uplive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolSedentarylive at kboo (1/23/13)
Ancient SolNW Freshlive at kboo (1/23/13)
Stephan MarleyYou're Gonna Leave
Angela Haze TCRA Tribe Called Red

Comments

nutria

thanks for good tunes last night. you should be every week, not every 2! if you can figure out how, let's brew something from the rest of my shiso this fall. It is pretty big. I have been waiting for it to flower but I don't think it will now... nutria

Who did "sometimes nothing

Who did "sometimes nothing is what you believe in"...
Didn't see it online-

RI~!

 

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