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 special edition episode thirteen, Breaks Meet Eclectic Sounds With Guest Rudy De Anda. In our latest mixtape, DJ Aldo opens up the show with a vinyl set of breaks that touch on Latin, garage rock, and funk. You’ll hear some funky breaks as well as some Latin fire, the DJ Aldo signature sound. Followed by an eclectic mix of records by recording artist and friend of the show Rudy De Anda. Plus for the very first time a Groovers & Shakers exclusive, a special in studio acoustic performance by the man of the hour. To top it off, we sit down with Rudy and discuss new music, records, and how his sound has progressed over time. All this plus more on episode thirteen, Breaks Meet Eclectic Sounds With Guest Rudy De Anda. Enjoy and much love.
Groovers & Shakers is back with episode twelve, The Psyched Out and Garage Sounds Mix With Guest Dennis. In our latest mix, Adam45’s opens up the show by taking us on a vintage psychedelic journey of groovy tracks. Hop on this yellow submarine as Adam blends and transitions these psyched out sounds. Followed by our very own friend Dennis’ set of modern garage sounds. Born and bred in Long Beach, Dennis shares some home grown talent, some of the finest bands to currently come out of the LBC and he discusses how the city has progressed in the music scene over time. All this plus more on episode twelve, The Psyched Out and Garage Sounds Mix With Guest Dennis. Enjoy and much love.
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 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!
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 mixtape number eight, Bon Voyage Worldly Tropical Sounds Mix, just in time for your summer needs. In this episode, we explore different genres of world music such as Brazilian, boogaloo, guaguanco, funk, salsa + many more, while mixing and blending records. Adam45s opens up the show with some nice Brazilian heaters followed by some nice groove and boogaloo to put you in that nice tropical comfort zone. When it comes to mixing gems nobody does it better than Adam45s, the wax slayer. Followed by Aldo’s Latin set of sounds that touch on boogaloo, funk, and guaguanco, that salsa dura! When it comes to those Latin tropical vibes you know Aldo brings the fuego. So join us on this worldly sound trip where passports do not apply. All that plus much more on episode eight, Bon Voyage Worldly Tropical Sounds Mix. 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.