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 11/23/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Dollar BrandLittle BoyBlack LightningChiaroscuro
Eddie HendersonGalaxySunburstBlue Note
GeneologiaTorre Del LagoPerigeoRCA
Jackie McLean & Gary BartzGreat Rainstreet BluesOde To SuperInner City Records
Nana CaymmiCala Boca MeninoAtras Da PortaCID
Grupo Los Reyes 73Pienso Que No Has Cambiano12 Soul Cha ChaEgrem Areito, Cuba
Aillcara 2743Para La Libertad7"Electric Cowbell Records
Lito Barrientos Y Sus OrquestraTio CaimanLito En New YorkFonica
Trinidad Tripoli Steel BandLove Is BlueLiberace PresentsForward Records
Ruben BladesJuan PachangaBohemio Y PoetaFania
Ray BarretoCanto AbacuaEnergy To BurnFania
Gene HarrisAsTone TantrumBlue Note
Roy AyersChicagoLots of LoveUno Melodic Records
Derrick HarriottMessage From A BlackmanReggae Chartbusters Vol. 2Trojan Records

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/16/2014

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Astral Traveling
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NujabesFinal ViewMetophorical musicHyde Out Productions
FORSSFlicker MoodSoulHackSonar Kolektiv
Only ChildWhen 6 loves 912''GEMA
DJ CamReturn Of The Jedi

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/09/2014

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Astral Traveling
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David AxelrodHoly ThursdaySong of InnocenceCapitol
Emanuel K. Rahim & The KahliqsAl HaggTotal SubmissionCobblestone
Jungle FireCulebroTropicosoNacional Records
Los ElegantesYo Quiero Estar BailandoLos ElegantesSuper Sonido
Lito Barrientos Y Sus OrquestraAquiLito En New YorkFonica
Mongo SantamariaCoyuldeSantamariaVaya
Jungle FireVillage HustleTropicosoNacional Records
Jungle FireTokuta - Sesqui Rework
Dove DriverFlash Mob
RasaQuestions In My MindEverything You See Is MeGovinda Records
Side EffectMake You Mine12"Electra
Wayne Talbert & The Melting PotSuddenlyDues To PayPulsar Records
Freda PayneMothers Misery Favorite ChildReaching OutInvinctus Records
Jorge BenMinha Estrela e do OrienteA Banda Do Ze PretinhoSon Livre
Calvin KeysAunt LovelyProceed With CautionBlack Jazz
Jhon WoodUntil GoodbyeUntil GoodbyeLos Angeles
Jungle FireComencemosTropicosoNacional Records
Pete Rodriguez Y Su ConjuntoYa LlegoLatin BoogalooAllegre
Los ElegantesSiento AmarteLos ElegantesSuper Sonido

Astral Traveling playlist for 11/02/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Jack wilsonsoft summer rainSong For My DaughterBlue Note
medeski martin and woodUninvisibleUninvisibleBlue Note
Bobby HutcersonMountain CaravanLinger LaneBlue Note
Horace SilverWont You Open Up your SensesThe United States Of Mind - Phase 2Blue Note
Bobby HumphreySan Francisco NightsSatin DollBlue Note
Chico HamiltonAbdullah And AbrahmPegrenationsBlue Note
Lonnie SmithSon Of Ice BagThink!Blue Note
Blue MitchellBlue DashikiBantu VillageBlue Note
Wayne ShorterWitch HuntSpeak No EvilBlue Note
The Three SoundsFeverVibrationsBlue Note
Jose JamesTroubleNo beginning No endBlue Note
Saint GermaineLand Of...TouristBlue Note
easy Mo Bee/Horace SilverThe Sophisicated HippieThe New GrooveBlue Note
Lee MorganNight FlightBlue Break BeatsBlue Note
Gregory PorterLiquid SpiritLiquid SpiritBlue Note
J Dilla /Brother Jack McDuffOblighettoBlue Note RevisitedBlue Note
Robert Glasper ExperimentLet It RideBlack Radio 2Blue Note
DimSumz Laying Down the Blue Note Gems On Vinyl!!! Happy 75th Blue Note!

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/26/2014

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Bobby ByrdBack from the Dead45 SingleRCA
Screamin' Jay HawkinsLittle Demon45 SingleOkeh
Gary "Spider" WebbThe Cave45 SingleBamboo
Louis EdwardsHalloween FunkKids ClubKPM
Brian Auger & The TrinityBlack Cat45 SingleAtco
Marvin GayeWitchcraftSoulful Moods of Marvin GayeMotown
Blue MagicBorn on HalloweenThirteen Blue Magic LaneAtlantic
Stevie & Jay "Dusty" SmithSuperstitionMotown Flies JamaicaJamaican Airlines
The Soul MessengersBurn Devil BurnSoul Messages from DimonaNumero
The Kac-TiesMr. WerewolfVery Best of the Kac-TiesKape
Jimmy Castor BunchDracula Pt II45 SingleAtlantic
Frankie "Zeke" HartI Am the Red Devil45 SingleSpecialty Records
Lee OskarHaunted House12"Elektra
James BrownHellHellPolydor
The ZaniesThe Mad ScientistWeirdsville!Monsieur
Otis ReddingTrick or TreatIt's Not Just SentimentalAce
Hot BloodSoul Dracula45 SingleCarrere
Gene Bowlegs MillerFrankenstein Walk45 SingleHi
Poindexter BrothersThe Booga Man45 SingleTuff
The AnimalsI Put A Spell On YouAnimalizationMGM
Gene AndersonThe Devil Made Me Do It45 SingleStateside
Souls UnlimitedRaving Vampire45 SingleWigwam
Howlin' WolfI Ain't SuperstitiousThe London Howlin Wolf SessionsChess
Tommie YoungEverybody's Got A Little Devil in their Soul45 SingleSoul Power
The RevelsDead Man's Stroll45 SingleNorgolde
The AscotsGraveyard CreepColor Me SoulCajun
Gnarls BarkleyThe Boogie MonsterCD PromoWarner
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh PrinceNightmare on my Street12"Jive
The Jackson 5The Boogie Man45 SingleTamla
Charles SheffieldIt's Your Voodoo45 SingleExcello
Johnny Otis ShowCastin' My Spell On You45 SingleCapitol
King HorrorDracula45 SingleDuke
Funky, soulful Halloween cuts from the crates....

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/19/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Roy AyersRhythms of Your MindRed Black & GreenPolydor
Herbie HancockWiggle WaggleFat Albert RotundaWarner Brothers
Nina SimoneBacklashLive In EuropeTrip
Al JerreauKissing My LoveLa grande Historia de RockCurcio
DJ VadimHopeDubcatcherBBE Music
DJ VadimMagneticDubcatcherBBE Music
Little JohnJanet Sinclair (Dub)7"Jah Guidance
Judge DreadDread7"Big Shot
Ken BootheCrying Over You7"Trojan Records
Barry WhiteGhetto LettoSheet MusicUnlimited Gold
The BarkaysHoly Ghost12"Stax
Ray BarettoAbidjanHard HandsFania
DJ VadimGive It UpDubcatcherBBE Music
Betty WrightIs It You Girl7"Alston
Barry WhiteIm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby7"20th Century
Funk MachineFunk Machine12"TK Disco
Grupo Folklorico de NuevayorquinoAnabocoaConcepts In UnitySalsoul
DJ VadimLyrical SolderDubcatcherBBe Music
DJ Vadim and Katrina Blackstone check in with us about their new album DUBCATCHER!

Astral Traveling playlist for 10/12/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Francis BebeyForest NativityPsychedelic Sanza 1982-1984Born Bad Records
CatalystNew Found TruthsSelf TitledCoblestones
Cal TjaderMambo And The ThemePuttin' It TogetherFantasy
Donald ByrdDominoesSpaces And PlacesBlue Note
Larry CoryellNo One Really KnowsCoryellVanguard
Funk FactoryWatusi DanceFunk FactoryAtco
Lord FleaRum and Coconut WaterCalypsos From JamaicaSounds of the Caribbean
Beth CaravalhoSaco De FeijaoNos Botequins DavidaRCA
Hugh MasekelaLangutaIntroducing Hedzoleh SoundzBlue Thumb
NinapintaHelpThe Downtown SceneDecca
Otto Vargas Y Su OrquestaFuego En SanSelf TitledCaytronics
Angel CanalesKung-fu KarateSalsa Disco Party Lie At RoselandTR Records
General CaineKnock Down The WallsGirlsTabu
Rene and AngelaSecret RendezvousRene And AngelaCapitol
Dwight Tribble And The Life Force TrioAntiquityLove Is The AnswerNinja Tune

Astral Traveling playlist for 09/28/2014

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Astral Traveling
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Leon MitchisonStreet SceneCold HeatNow Again
Mongo SantamariaSweet 'Tater Pie45 SingleBattle
Nino De LucaRapimento in SicilliaEasy Tempo Vol 2Easy Tempo
Syl JohnsonThe Love You Left Behind45 SingleHi
Chain ReactionHogtiedIndebted to YouGull
Zacks NikosiWildernessAfrika UndergroundCounterpoint
KolettesWho's That GuyChess SoulSoul Jazz
Galt McDermotCome Away DeathUp from the BasementKilmarnock
SmithstonianJust Sitting45 SingleEnterprise
Astrud GilbertoTake It Easy My Brother CharlieNowPerception
Eric and the VikingsGet Off the Streets45 SingleSoulhawk
Rusty BryantFunky RabbitsNight Train NowPrestige
AntibalasGabe's New JointTalkatifNinja Tune
David YoungDown YonderKiller Jazz Funk from Mainstream VaultMainstream
Johnny MooreWalk Like A Man45 SingleDate
Quantic Soul OrchestraTake Your Time Change Your Mind (Faze Action Mix)Beginner's Guide to Afro LoungeNascente
Lloyd CharmersI'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More45 SingleHarry J
Laurie JohnsonHijack (Pt I)Dusty Fingers 17Strictly Breaks
US Army BandSchool Boy CrushG.I. FunkPayback
El Michels AffairI Believe in MiraclesUltimate Breaks & Beats InstrumentalsTraffic
Esther MarrowThings Ain't RightSister WomanFantasy
Bola JohnsonHot PantsBlack Man's CryNow Again
Tom Scott & LA ExpressNunyaTom Scott & LA ExpressOde
Lou DonaldsonWho's Making LoveHot DogBlue Note
Byard LancasterRib Crib IIFunky Funky Rib CribPalm

Astral Traveling playlist for 08/31/2014

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Astral Traveling
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John RowlesCan CanLive Back HomePYE
Jungle FireFirewalkerTropicosoNacional Records
La Logia SarabandaTodos O Ninguno7"Lider
Cal TjaderMomberoTjaderFantasy
Jungle FireVillage HustleTropicosoNacional Records
Bob AndySecond Hand Love"7Trojan Records
Chocolate MilkAction Speaks Louder Than Words7"RCA
The WhatnaughtsMessage From A Black Man7"
J.J. MaloneIt's A Shame7"Galaxy
Freddie ScottYou Got What I Need7"Shout
Kelee PatersonIf It Don't Fit Don't Force It7"Shady Brook
Tim MaiaCristinaTim MaiaPolydor
Minnie RippertonMemory LaneMinnieCapitol
Jungle FireSnake PitTropicosoNacional Records
Leonel Obando Y Sus SolstasMi Nombre Es Salsa7"Hotel Irazu
El Gran ComboTe Quires Boogaloo?7"Gema
Orquestra ZodiacVete7"HR
Jungle FireTropicosoTropicosoNacional Records

Astral Traveling playlist for 08/24/2014

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Sharon Jones & Dap KingsGenuine45 singleDaptone
Bunny SiglerWill You Still Love Me TomorrowThe Ultimate Northern Soul of PhiladelphiaVirgin
The BamboosIn the Bamboo GrooveThe BamboosTru Thoughts
Roland KirkMakin Love After HoursFunkin the GhettoBGP
The BongoliansMadman in AfricaThe BongoliansBlow Up Records
Mike LongoMatrixKiller Black Jazz from the Mainstream VaultMainstream
Michael Liggins & The Super SoulsLoaded to the GillsLoaded to the Gills 12"Now Again
Ruth CopelandI Got A Thing For You DaddyReturn of the Pusherman Hustlin Soul Disc 2Disky
The Memphis SoundsThe Look of LoveIke's MoodsTruth & Soul
Sight + SoundFragments of FearThe Mighty Mellow Vol 2Yellowstone
RootdownMr. ThinkalotGroovadalia 2 21st Century Spanish Groove 2Vampi Soul
Speedometer featuring Ria CurrieAm I Your Woman?45 singleFreestyle
Daniel VangardeYama Yama (Yamasuki)Dusty FingersStrictly Breaks
ZZ HillAm I Groovin' YouKeep On Lovin' YouUnited Artists
Weston Prim & BacklashSimmerin'Quantic Presents the Worlds Rarest Funk 45'sJazzman
Roland AlphonsoScambalenaStudio One SkaSoul Jazz
Preston LoveChicken GumboPreston Love's Omaha Bar B-QKent
Benny JohnsonStop Me45 SingleToday Records
Young Holt UnlimitedGive It UpThe Best of Young Holt UnlimitedBrunswick
Calypso King & The Soul InvestigatorsGator Funk Part ISoul Strike!Timmion
Shawn Lee & Clutchy HopkinsIndian BurnClutch of the TigerUbiquity
East of UndergroundPopcorn/SantanaEast of UndergroundWax Poetics
The CharmelsAs Long As I've Got You45 singleVolt
SabuTriblin CantorePalo CongoBlue Note
Natural Yogurt BandLatin IllusionAway with MelancholyNow Again
Johnny AdamsFeel the Beat45 SingleHep' Me Records


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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