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 & Shakers is back with episode #21 Beats, Rhymes, and Hip Hop With Guest Emcee Zaire Black. In our latest episode, DJ Aldo opens up the show with an all underground hip hop mix that touches on some classics and heavy hitters, as well as some doubles juggling action. You’ll be sure to keep your head nodding as Aldo blends and transitions from one joint to the next. Followed by the dungeon surgeon, aka Adam45s, live beat set. Adam kicks things off with some fresh instrumentals hot off the lab as he warms things up for our guest and emcee extraordinaire, Zaire Black, who drops some dope freestyles on the mic. Afterwards we sit down with the Long Beach emcee as he discusses and shares a few records he was featured on. All this plus more on episode 21. Enjoy and much love!
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Groovers & Shakers is back with mix number ten, Hip Hop 101: Jazz, Breaks, Samples +In Studio Beats With Guest Air1c. In our latest mix, Adam45’s opens up the show with a smooth blended set that consists of jazz and hip hop. Adam is known for bringing those clean mixes that take you on a musical journey as you hear one song into the next, episode ten is no exception, as he takes you from jazz chillers to some hip hop bangers. Followed by special guest producer Air1c. Originally from Detroit now residing in Long Beach, Air1c hooks us up with nice a set of breaks and samples he’s previously used. Plus for the first time, a Groovers & Shakers exclusive, Air1c hops on the MPC for some dope in studio production playing some of his beats from 14 Karats as well as some new projects. Be sure to tune in, you don’t want to miss Air1c on the MPC! All that plus more on Groovers & Shakers. Enjoy!