Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #16. The Guest Takeover Mixtape with Nat Rock & Nicky Detroit. In our latest show, we get blessed with not only one dope guest set but two dope guest sets, a Groovers & Shakers first. Local Chicano and graffiti artist Nat Rock opens up with a nice set of samples that touch on jazz, funk, and soul, amongst other sounds. You’ll be sure to recognize some iconic samples from some of your favorite hip hop joints on this one. After, we sit down with Nat Rock and talk music, art, and culture. Followed by Nicky Detroit’s set of Hip Hop, funk, and soul bangers. The veteran DJ rocks some nice doubles in this funky set. Afterwards, we sit down with the Michigan DJ and discuss memorable Hip Hop shows he’s seen growing up, favorite drummers, and deejaying for crowds. All this plus more on episode #16. The Guest Takeover Mixtape with Nat Rock & Nicky Detroit. Enjoy and much love.
Groovers & Shakers is back with episode #14. From Smooth Soul Jazz Covers to Funky Latin Covers. After taking December off, it feels good to be back in the new year. In this show, Adam45s opens up with a nice set of soul jazz covers to warm things up. It’s refreshingly exciting to hear some beautiful soul jazz covers of some classic songs. You’ll be sure to hear some recognizable samples in his set. Followed by DJ Aldo’s set of funky latin covers of some famous tracks. Things quickly heat up in Aldo’s set of latin rhythms. You’ll hear some funky and unique latin interpretations of some American popular songs. All this plus more on episode #14. From Smooth Soul Jazz Covers to Funky Latin Covers.
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 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.