Shotgun! by Junior Walker and the All Stars via Eiliyas Whenever I think of Shotgun or hear the first 3 seconds even, I think of family get togethers. Everybody’s having a good time and music is playing. We are probably at Grandma Daisy’s and she’s sitting in her recliner while Sunday food is on […]
Enta Da Stage by Black Moon via Eiliyas Entering new stages The first time I saw the video for Who Got Tha Props I was at my neighbors house across the street. I was 11 or 12, thought I was cooler than him and talked him into turning to Rap City. I tried to […]
This doc is #1,579 on my list of things I can’t believe I didn’t know about before! Very well done and beautiful documentary about the footwork movement. I love how in this doc is show’s how important the community is to an artistic movement and other aspects which accompany it such as the dancers and […]
High Tech Soul with Eiliyas Detroit. Home of Techno. Me. I’m from Georgia. I say Atlanta as a point of reference here living in Berlin but truthfully I grew up in the much smaller town of Macon. Growing up I have to admit that I looked at techno as something that white people did. […]
Africa/Brasil Jorge Ben Linda always was super proud. She could also quite loud with the things that she was proud of. Some would say that she was from Jersey. Of course she was, also she would tell yo ass that she was with a boastful pride. The only thing that she would be prouder of […]
Dream World is a Berlin-based arts organization dedicated to creating transformational experiences through sustainable and environmentally ethical practices. The Dream World experience is an immersive, participatory, narrative-based and performer-driven art installation that guides participants* through a maze-like dream sequence. Broadcasted live from THF Radio June 20th 2020! Guests for this weeks Mixtape Menage are on […]
Just talking about Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul by Leila Taylor with Eiliyas I never knew that seeing Gravediggaz lyrics printed in a book could elicit such unbridled excitement in an individual (*cough cough me). I share her affinity for Siousxie as well as concerns and side eyes at certain things that […]
Maybe around 2004-2005 I ran into Questlove at the Sprint store on Peachtree Street, (the main one not one of those side street ones!). It was not such a great time for your dear old friend Eiliyas as he was barely making enough while working at the University library and supplemented his income by selling his own CD’s out of his backpack. Now I know that you hear about artists selling their first CD’s out of their trunk but my 85 Honda Accord was so...
Hey everybody! Here’s another episode of Mixtape Menage! This week we are joined by Jake Schneider and Simone O’ Donovon representing the team at SAND Journal! This week we touch on cursing, the next issue of SAND Journal, and release parties, discovering music, checking the cultural temperature via reviewing submissions and Hong Kong. Enjoy! Don’t […]
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