Prism

Weekly Variety Show of music expressed by a theme. Every week a fresh look at the human condition, its components and variables, through song, sound, rhythms, and beats.

Past Episodes

  • What Would James Murphy Do? Aired: Saturday, November 17, 2018

    Another episodic dedicative mix of James Murphy inspired 80's dance numbers, disco, synth'd out afro-pop, techno, electronic music of nefarious funk, and much more. Tracklist below;
    The Pool - Jamaica Running 05:58
    Modern Romance - Can You Move 10:23
    Underground Resistance - Take Control 17:18
    Gosub - I Know You Know 22:33
    El Coco - Cocomotion 79 27:59
    El Coco - Afrodesia 37:32
    Ajukaja - Benga Benga 41:27
    Deborah Washington - Nothin But Drums 48:10
    James Murphy - Boiler Room 51:20
    Azymuth - Dear Limmertz 59:28

  • Spooked and Dubbed; A Halloween Affair Aired: Saturday, October 27, 2018

    This episode of Prism keeps it spooky for all the ghouls and frightful blobs and goblins with a mix of deep dark tracks from the early 90's dub electronic music scene of London and New York City, weird cuts from Vanity Records out of late 70's early 80's Japan, and spiked with some zombie movie scores. Tracklist below;
    Spectre - Spectre Meets Psycho Priest In The Temple Of Smoke 06:29
    Tino - Magic Dub 10:08
    Sympathy Nervous - Inverted Type 14:54
    Spectre - Pillars Of Smoke Return To The Temple 21:32
    Crooklyn Dub Consortium - Second Hand Science 28:36

  • Octobers Horror 1 Aired: Saturday, October 6, 2018

    Heres a hellfire mix of early 90's electronic dub from New York and England, some smashing punk, and other grotesque treats. Tracklist as follows;
    kutmah - Swamp Thing 06:02
    The Screamers - 122 Hours of Fear 14:27
    Brooklyn Dub Consortium - Wolf Dub 14:59
    The Screamers - 122 Hours of Fear 15:10
    David Lynch - The Night Bell With Lightening 22:27
    Tino - Doomsday Dub 23:13
    Tino - Wolfman Is Everywhere 28:45
    David Lynch - Pink Room 33:36
    Spectre - Pillars Of Smoke Return To The Temple 39:58
    Tino - Vampire Circus Dub 46:46

  • Island In the Sun Aired: Saturday, September 29, 2018

    This episode of Prism showcases the sounds of the islands, and songs pertaining to the life. Music by King Tubby, Chris Thompson, Eddie Hooper, Dry and Heavy, Thee Oh Sees, and more. Tracklist below;
    Jackie Mittoo, Bagga Pablove, D. Russell, and the Brentford All Stars - After Christmas - 04:53
    The Skatalites - Swing Easy - 10:56
    Jackson Browne - Jamaica Say You Will - 20:40
    Eden Ahbez - The Old Boat - 23:49
    Fred Sneider and The Superions - Totally Nude Island - 26:27
    King Tubby - Borderline Dub (Addis Abba Version) - 30:55

  • Summer Gone Aired: Saturday, September 15, 2018

    An ode to the passing summer. Here you will find music evoking that warm and languid with contributions from Khruangbin, Jackie Mittoo, Sonder, and more. Tracklist below;
    Khruangbin - August 10 - 02:45
    Khruangbin - Ha Fang Kheung Kan - 07:57
    Khruangbin - Friday Morning - 09:29
    Sleepdealer - Dim Sum - 15:08
    Jackie Mittoo - Wall Street - 20:24
    A Tribe Called Quest - We Got The (Jazz) - 29:38
    Prince Far I - Virgin - 35:07
    Bim Sherman - Danger - 36:42
    Sandra De Sa - Ohlos Coloridos - 41:20
    Azymuth - Dear Limmertz - 45:24

  • Blackbook Sessions X Prism #7 Aired: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    Another moment in time suspend by the buoyant vibes of hip hop and sentimental soul music of the electronic spirit of the 80's and 90's and beyond. Hyper space drive towards platinum star dust bangers and smooth instrumentals. Courtesy of Blackbook Sessions. Brought to you by the steward of funk, host of Prism Radio, JB Smooth aka Tha Boogie Botfly aka Bob Blanks Ghostdog aka John Lemon Meringue. Tracklist below;
    Sandra De Sa Ohlos Coloridos 06:09
    EPMD It's My Thing 10:39
    Smif-N-Wessun Sound Bwoy Bureill Instrumental 16:10
    Brooklyn Slumlordz What Cha Got 18:12

  • Desert Zap Aired: Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Todays episode showcases music to soothe those summer blues. Electro-magical psychedelic musings from India, Iran, Estonia, Turkey, and Brazil, a track by Joe Bataan, a couple dashings of reggae, some post punk wave pop from the Attractions, and more. Tracklist below;
    Voltaire Brothers - Which One 03:58
    Ticklah Vs. Axelrod - Nature Loving Dub 10:31
    Madlib X Gamelan - 16:30
    Erin Koray - Yagmur 18:47
    Joe Bataan - Es Tu Cosa 21:54
    4 Mars - Na Daadihi 25:19
    Shahram Shabpareh - Prison Song 29:31

  • Summer of '96 Somewhere Aired: Saturday, May 26, 2018

    Bootleg Sublime tracks from studio outtakes and live shows, some horn driven music by The Plugz and Mrophine, a Radiohead track, a heavily sampled track in the Hip Hop community by Christine McVie, Brazilian psy funk rock from the early 90's, and much more.

  • One : One Mix Aired: Saturday, May 19, 2018

    A scattering of musics from places near and far.

  • 2 : 2 Mix Aired: Saturday, May 19, 2018

    2nd hour in a three hour set. A mix of dubbed out sounds from the 70s and 80s, post punk from England, vocal tracks by Nancy Sinatra, Saada Bonaire, Priscilla of Booker T. and Priscilla, Jennifer Lara, as well as some instrumental rock from the Pacific coast and dub from the west indies.

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