Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #23 Special Two Year Anniversary Show With Guests DJ Jazzabella and Linda Nuves. It’s been two years since G&S was first launched and we wanted to make sure we brought in some special guests to help us celebrate proper. In this episode, DJ Jazzabella opens up the show with an all 45 set of some really nice 90s hip hop and rnb gems as she mixes from one joint to the next. Perfect for this two year chillabration! Afterwards, we sit down with the Boyle Heights native and discuss her routine for practicing deejaying and her interest in collecting 45 re-edits. We continue the two year bonanza extravaganza bash with Linda Nuves, who closes it off with some Latin tropical heaters that touch on salsa, cumbia, and disco. Afterwards we sit down with the LA dj and talk about her family’s prized possessions in her record collection and being a band member of both, el Sancha and Azucar LA. All this plus more on episode 23. Enjoy and much love!
Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #22 The Soul Times Takeover - Oldies and Slow Burners on 45s. In our latest episode, we get treated to back to back 45 scorching sets of some oldies and sweet soul gems by the homies Leo and Pollo better known as Soul Times. DJ Leo opens up the show with some lowrider and soulful cuts on this beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon. Afterwards, we sit down with Leo and discuss the origins of Soul Times and how the Long Beach deejay scene has changed since he’s lived here. Followed by Pollo who continues the souldies vibe with more 45 heaters that touch on doo wop and soul. Afterwards with sit down with the Long Beach native and discuss the artist behind the Soul Times flyers and his appreciation for collecting Latin soul covers. All this plus more on episode 22. Enjoy and much love!
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Groovers and Shakers is back with episode #19. A Tropical Bass Heavy Mix With Guests Ghetto Palm Sounds. In our latest episode, special guest, Dj Tiki Rumbero from the Ghetto Palm Sounds collective opens up the show by taking us on a Latin rhythms expedition that starts off with more traditional sounds such as cumbia and merengue as he works his way to more modern tropical bass sounds. Afterwards, we sit down with Tiki Rumbero and talk a little more about the origins of Ghetto Palm Sounds and current artists putting out tropical bass music. The bass gets turned up a couple levels more once our second guest and Ghetto Palm Sounds co-founder Cheebo kicks off his Latin electronic tropical set. Guaranteed to make you groove! That’s right things start to bump and hit hard as Cheebo plays tropical bass joint after joint. After his set, we sit down and discuss his early days deejaying and his enjoyment for playing tropical bass music now. All this plus more on episode#19. A Tropical Bass Heavy Mix With Guests Ghetto Palm Sounds.
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Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #18 The Eclectic Funky & Breaks Mix With Guest FunkyGhettoSoul. In our latest episode, DJ Aldo opens up the show with an all 45s set of funk and breaks to start off this funky little mix. Things quickly get funkier! Followed by a funky set of heaters by the homie and special guest DJ FunkyGhettoSoul. The Wilmington native blesses us with a funky dope set that touches on breaks, dialogue, and multiple doubles juggling action. Afterwards we sit down with FunkyGhettoSoul and discuss his early days deejaying, practicing for sets, and current funk record labels. All this plus more on episode #18 The Eclectic Funky & Breaks Mix With Guest FunkyGhettoSoul. Enjoy and much love!
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Groovers & Shakers is back with episode eleven The Socially Conscious Mix - Songs With Powerful Messages. In our latest mixtape, we focus on music that speaks on social issues ranging from harsh living conditions to unity and love and everything in between. Although, most of the music is from years back, the messages they speak of are relevant today and will always be relevant as long as people are struggling or rejoicing. With that said, Aldo opens up the show with a nice set of Latin funky jams with sprinkled bits of dialogue throughout to get your third eye opened. Followed by Adam’s all 45 set of socially fueled lyrical heaters. Adam45’s does not hold back on this one as he smoothly blends and transitions these powerful songs. Groovers & Shakers is a show for anyone and everyone and we would like our music to reflect that in our mixes. So come along and join us on this musical journey of consciousness, show eleven. Enjoy and much love.
Groovers & Shakers is back with mix number nine, The Funk Express Extravaganza Bonanza: From Jazz Funk to Deep Funk. In our latest podcast, Aldo opens up the show with a nice mix of jazz funk classics, expect to hear some breaks and Latin boogaloo heaters to warm up the mix. Followed by a sizzling all funky 45 set by Adam. It was only a matter of time for Adam45s to live up to his name and you better believe it, the man delivers audible gems. Expect to hear some rare funky joints on this one. All that plus more on Groovers & Shakers. Enjoy!
Groovers & Shakers is back with mix number seven, Funky Soul Classics and Breaks Meet Hip Hop Sounds. In this episode, Aldo starts off the show with a nice all 45s funky soul and breaks set to chillabrate Memorial Day weekend. Kick off your BBQ with some classic bangers and some funky breaks that will keep you grooving along this three day weekend. Followed by a Groovers & Shakers exclusive, a special hip hop guest set by Julian. Julian is a homie and part of our Groovers & Shakers extended family. In this episode, he laces us with side A of his concept mixtape and discusses the project further. We embrace concept mixes and that is why this an extra special show for us. And if you didn’t think it could get any better well you should tune in because we end it with a very special second surprise from Adam45s that you do not want to miss. Eclectic as usual the Groovers & Shakers way.