Excellent Reception with lil’dave | One-Off : Sun Palace - Rude Movements

October 23, 2017

Here is another episode of the One-Off series.  In order, to get you more episodes on a regular basis, we’ve decided to give you a few shorter simpler episodes in between our main shows.  These will focus on a particular artist and a specific song.

 

This episode focuses on this song:

Sun Palace - Rude Movements

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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | One-Off : Nick Hakim - Bet She Looks Like You

October 9, 2017

This episode is the start of something new:  the One-Off series.  In order, to get you more episodes on a regular basis, we’ve decided to give you a few shorter simpler episodes in between our main shows.  These will focus on a particular artist and a specific song.

 

This episode focuses on this song:

Nick Hakim - Bet She Looks Like You

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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 17 : Think I’m Sexy?

September 13, 2017

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to talk about a song that we actually don't think is that great but the stories that come from it are pretty amazing.  By the end of this episode, you will have a new appreciation for it and the melody will definitely be embedded in your mind for the next few days.  We are talking about Rod Stewart's song "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy".

 

On this episode we feature these songs:

Rod Stewart - "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
Bobby Womack - "(If You Want My Love) Put Something Down on It"
Millie Jackson - "Put Something Down On It / Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
Jorge Ben - "Taj Mahal" (1972 version)
Jorge Ben - "Taj Mahal" (1978 version)
Taj Mahal & the International Rhythm Band - "Jorge Ben"
Steve Dahl & Teenage Radiation - "Do You Think I'm Disco?"
La Cumbia Moderna De Soledad - "¿Crees Que Soy Sexy?"
Banda Los Hijos de la Niña Luz - "El Sapo/Crees Que Soy Sexy"

 

 

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Re-Run (808 Day Special) :: Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 9 : The 808

August 8, 2017

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to explore the syncopated world of the TR-808 Drum Machine.  It's unique sound has helped to define numerous genres, such as Techno, Miami Bass, Electro and Trap. 

 

 

On this episode we feature these songs:

 

Cybotron - Clear
Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String
T La Rock & DJ Jazzy Jay - It's Yours
Hashim - Al Naafiysh (The Soul)
Rick James - Cold Blooded
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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 16 : Party Breaks

July 9, 2017

From lesser know records to rare remixes to creative mash-ups, DJs have always had access to an exclusive arsenal of unique music tools.  On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going explore some of the classic party breaks that set off dancefloors worldwide throughout the 80's and 90's.

 

On this episode we feature these songs:

Rude Rydims Experiment - Everybody Bounce

Frankie Cutlass - Puerto Rico

Stik E & The Hoods - Shake WhatCha Mama Gave Ya

Masters at Work - Just A Lil' Dope

Showbiz & AG - Party Groove

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RE-RUN :: Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 8 : Prince Demos

April 21, 2017
///  SPECIAL RE-RUN EPISODE ////
\ In memory of Prince one year after his passing.\

As you know, the world lost one of it's greatest music icons. Prince Rogers Nelson, known simply as Prince, departed from the earth on Thursday April 21st, 2016 and left behind a gaping hole in the world of music. On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to talk about the artist forever known as Prince and some of the lesser known songs from his legendary vaults.

 
On this episode we feature these songs:
 
 
Prince - Purple Music
Prince - Wonderful Ass
Prince - Do Yourself A Favor
Prince - Cloreen Baconskin
Prince - Data Bank
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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 15 : Trip Hop

April 13, 2017

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are going to talk about the downtempo fusion of hiphop and electronic music known as Trip Hop.

This episode features these songs:

Massive Attack - Lately

Portishead - Numb

DJ Shadow - Midnight In A Perfect World

Attica Blues - The Blueprint

Esthero - Heaven Sent

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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 14 : Been Here For Years

March 9, 2017
 
This time on Excellent Reception, we are going to explore the early works of some our favorite modern music makers: Anderson .Paak, SBTRKT, Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon, Kaytranada, and Noelle Scaggs of Fitz & The Tantrums.
 
 
The featured songs on this episodes are:
 
Anderson .Paak - "Maps"
Aaron Jerome - "Angel Lady" feating Andreya Triana
Shuya Okino - "Pieces of You" feat. Yukimi Nagano & Dego
Kaytradamus - Untitled (85)
The Rebirth - Everybody Say Yeah
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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 13 : Pos K

February 8, 2017

On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are taking a closer look at Positive K and his most well known song "I Got A Man".

This time we are featuring these songs:

Positive K - "Quarter Gram Pam"
Positive K - "Step Up Front"
Positive K - "A Good Combination"
Positive K & Mc Lyte - "I'm Not Having It"
Positive K - "I Got A Man"
Positive K - "CarHoppers"
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Excellent Reception with lil’dave | Episode 12 : 2016 Joints

December 23, 2016
On this episode of Excellent Reception, we are highlighting 10 albums from 2016 that stood out but may have not received the fanfare they are worthy of.
 
 
This time, we are talking about these albums:
 
Yussef Kamaal - Black Focus
Lee Fields & The Expressions - Special Night
Max Graef & Glenn Astro - The Yard Work Simulator
Oddisee - The Odd tape
Machinedrum - Human Energy
Homeboy Sandman - Kindness For Weakness
Jordan Rakei - Cloak
NAO - For All We Know
Skepta - Konnichiwa
Mndsgn - Body Wash
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