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Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BALANCE – Show #533 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

The final (regular) show of the year, so you know I had to squeeze in some current favourites before the Best of 2017, coming up in two weeks time! All new or new-ish stuff from the likes of Waajeed, Ivan Ave, Jordan Rakei, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Jimi Tenor and plenty …

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Interviews
Hip-Hop

Through The Lens Of Ivan Ave

With his distinct cadence, coupled with a penchant for a good beat, it’s easy to see why Ivan Ave is currently at the forefront of the independent Hip Hop / Beats scene. Having first garnered attention through his collaboration with Mndsgn on their “Low Jams” EP, and then Fredfades on …

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Balance Radio Show
Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz Soul

BALANCE – Show #532: NYC Diggin’ Special 3 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

It’s a good excuse as any for a diggin’ excursion show, so here it is, just music that I picked on my recent trip to NYC, my favorite city to dig for records. From jazz to hip hop, house to soul, a balanced batch as you’re already accustomed to on …

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Balance Radio Show
Beats Eclectic Hip-Hop Jazz

BALANCE – Show #531 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

Balance is back! The late summer break is over, and we are falling into autumn and catching up on everything we missed these past couple of months! Music from Byron the Aquarius, Garrett, Mac Ayres, Hermeto Pascoal, Arnheim and much more! Next show: NYC Diggin’ Special TRACKLIST Hermeto Pascoal – …

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Dj Mixes
Eclectic

Coastin’ 5 by Spacewalker

Another summer, another mix in the Coastin’ series! Never thought it’d become a tradition, but here we are in year 5! This summer season has been particularly boiling hot, almost to the point that it was starting to become my least favourite season! I’ll go ahead and use that as …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Axis “Silver Satin / Runaway Love” (Ice City Records)

I’m one of those people that has music playing constantly at the office. The downside of this practice of course is that your mind and ears aren’t allowed to really concentrate on what you’re listening to. That is, until a tune comes on that overpowers all else and forces you …

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Balance Radio Show
Eclectic

BALANCE Best of 2017: The First Half (Hosted by Spacewalker)

Special edition of Balance on show #530, and it’s time for the mid-year review of some of my favourite tracks/albums from the first six months of 2017! Music from Hanna, Lord Echo, Moonchild, Hampshire & Foat, Wayne Snow, Thundercat & more! Hope you like it and feel free to add …

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InterviewsTribute Mixes
Soul

The Essentials of Omar: An Interview & Tribute Mix

My first introduction to Omar was around the mid 90s, which were also my early teens, at a time when I was still scratching the surface of what would eventually become my musical taste. As the years went by, I realized that with each new album, his name would pop …

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Balance Radio Show
Eclectic

BALANCE – Show #529 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

One more regular Balance session squeezed in before next week’s Best of 2017: The First Half! Summer vibes with music from Hanna, Serge Ponsar, Arian, DJ Harrison and much more. Thanks for tuning in, and for all the lovely comments! TRACKLIST Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem | Philophon Buttering Trio – …

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Balance Radio Show
Eclectic

BALANCE – Show #528 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

This episode’s Essential Album Corner features Isoul8’s 2006 release on Sonar Kollektiv. Exclusives from Glenn Astro, Hampshire & Foat, The Vels Trio, more music from Lord Echo as well as Harvey Sutherland, fresh stuff from Osunlade, some great contemporary jazz and of course, the return of the Essential Album Corner! …

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Future Classics
Jazz

Vels Trio “Yellow Ochre” (Total Refreshment Records)

For years now it’s been evident that the most exciting jazz music around has been coming out of the UK. With acts such as Yusef Kamaal, The Cinematic Orchestra, Greg Foat or Nostalgia 77, it’s somewhat outrageous that the impact of the British jazz scene is not applauded more and …

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Balance Radio Show
Eclectic

BALANCE – Show #527 (Hosted by Spacewalker)

The usual Balance excursion through Jazz, Soul, Beats and beyond! Too much good stuff floating about in the first month of spring, so expect a full batch of fresh goodies! Music from Mark de Clive-Lowe, Kendrick Lamar, Moonchild, Harvey Sutherland, K15, Lord Echo and more! TRACKLIST B. Bravo – Paradise …

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