Roots to Grooves – Wombo

Exploring the music and career of this three piece Alternative band out of Louisville, Kentucky.

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Roots to Grooves – Slow Pulp

This rising quartet out of Chicago has graced us with a slew of increasingly good EP's since 2017. But their pivotal moment was the release of their debut LP "Moveys".

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Roots to Grooves – The xx

The story of how these teenagers managed to stay level headed and humble in the face of major awards, critical acclaim and a headlining world tour.

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Roots to Grooves – Mark Guliana

We explore the creative approaches of this prolific session drummer, perhaps most famously known for his contributions to David Bowie's last ever album, "Blackstar".

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Roots to Grooves – Young The Giant

Starting out straight out of high school, it was a chance meeting at a Viper Room performance that took this five-piece band from Irvine in a new direction.

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Roots to Grooves – Little Dragon

A Swedish quartet tantalizing a vast audience with downtempo electronic pop.

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Roots to Grooves – Car Seat Headrest

From a prolific back-catalogue of rough around the edges Band Camp releases, to polished new albums with "structurally ambitious" song arrangements.

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Roots to Grooves – Saba

Emotion, vibe and authenticity is at the heart of everything this Chicago born rapper and record producer is all about.

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Roots to Grooves – Amon Tobin

More than just an electronic music producer, Amon Tobin sees himself as someone who is obsessed with exploring sound. Wherever that takes him.

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Roots to Grooves – Mini Mansions

A mini supergroup, featuring members of Queens of The Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys.

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Roots to Grooves – Sampha

Sampha is a singer-songwriter, producer, and musician from Morden, South London, and is one of the UK’s most enigmatic young artists in 2022.

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Roots to Grooves – Polo & Pan

This French electronic duo are focused on upbeat, immersive and engaging electronica. Often playful, inspiring, and positive, Polo & Pan are influenced by sounds and tradition from around the world.

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Roots to Grooves – Viagra Boys

Intrigued by drugs, emotions, and male-privilege, Viagra Boys articulate their attitude in a punishing approach to music.

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The Drop – Episode 43

A 2hr selection of brand new R&B, Neo Soul and other worldly beats. This week featuring 'Pip Millett' and 'Allysha Joy'.

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Roots to Grooves – Moses Gunn Collective

An eclectic mix of musicians, MGC mix up dreamy pop flavors with soulful crooning and howling riffs, creating music that feels simultaneously classic and fresh.

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The Drop – Episode 42

A 2hr selection of brand new R&B, Neo Soul and other worldly beats. This week featuring 'Otis Kane' and 'Kek'star'.

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Roots to Grooves – The Holydrug Couple

The Holydrug Couple are a psychedelic rock duo from Santiago, Chile, comprised of friends Ives Sepúlveda and Manuel Parra. Join us as we explore the sounds from this underground, experimental outfit.

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The Drop – Episode 41

A 2hr selection of brand new R&B, Neo Soul and other worldly beats. This week featuring 'Leven Kali' and 'Jimetta Rose'.

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Roots to Grooves – Danger Mouse

From Gorillaz and Gnarles Barkley to Beck and Adelle. Danger Mouse has worked with an incredible array of disparate artists throughout his career, but his own distinct style still shines through. Join us as we explore his career so far.

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Roots to Grooves – Japanese Breakfast

This project led by Michelle Zauner combines her indie rock origins with highly personal lyrics and an ever evolving palette of musical influences.

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Roots to Grooves – Little Simz

This British singer, rapper and actress of Nigerian roots grew up in a busy London household full of siblings, foster children from different backgrounds and along with it, a whole host of different musical influences.

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Roots to Grooves – Electric Guest

With only 3 albums under their belt, this indie pop duo have also worked on some unusual songs in their past. We dive into their history.

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Roots to Grooves – Jessie Ware

Garnering acclaim in 2012 with her debut album, Devotion, this singer/songwriter has built a successful solo career as well as writing for the likes of Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran.

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Roots to Grooves – Foxygen

"Foxygen" is what you get if you take David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, 1970's era Elton John, The Doors and mix them all up in a blender.

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Roots to Grooves – Tank and the Bangas

Fresh from his month long trip to New Orleans, Jay's pick for this week's podcast episode is the joyful force of nature that is "Tank and the Bangas".

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Roots to Grooves – Magdalena Bay

Prog rock and mainstream pop. Two genres you wouldn't ordinarily put together, let alone be the basis of a new sound from an electronic duo. But that is just what Miami born, Los Angeles based outfit "Magdalena Bay" is all about.

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Roots to Grooves – Tom Misch

We explore the journey from bedroom producer making waves on SoundCloud, to critical acclaim. London's Tom Misch is our focus on this week's episode of the Roots to Grooves podcast.

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Roots to Grooves – Flying Lotus

Steven Ellison (aka Flying Lotus) has a rich family heritage when it comes to music, but it took mixtapes, samplers and heavy experimentation to get him into producing his own original work.

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Roots to Grooves – Eli Keszler

An exploration into this drummer's world of experimental composing and interactive sound/art installations.

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Roots to Grooves – Mount Kimbie

From found field recordings to post dubstep masterpieces.

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Roots to Grooves – Joywave

Indietronica is the mood of the week with this indie outfit out of Rochester, New York.

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Roots to Grooves – Richard Ashcroft

We explore the career and creative mindset of the former "The Verve" frontman.

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Roots to Grooves – Kaytranada

We explore the career and creative mindset of this world-renowned experimental beatmaker.

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Roots to Grooves – Zero 7

The story of how two London studio engineers came from obscurity to mainstream success.

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The Drop: Live @ Under The Radar

A special edition of The Drop, recorded live at a secret venue. Featuring a selection of our top tracks from 2021.

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Roots to Grooves – Hauschka

An exploration into the world of the "Prepared Piano".

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The Drop – Episode 36

A 2hr selection of brand new R&B, Neo Soul and other worldly beats.

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Roots to Grooves – Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Join us as we discuss the career and creative approaches of this New Zealand psychedelic rock band.

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The Drop – Episode 35

A 2hr selection of brand new R&B, Neo Soul and other worldly beats.

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The Drop – Episode 34

Feat. Ayotemi, Tendavillage, Shay Hazan

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The Drop – Episode 33

Feat. Amaria, Nightmares on Wax

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The Drop – Episode 32

Feat. DijahSB, Golden Browne, PawPaw Rod

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The Drop – Episode 31

Feat. Quantic, Nidia Gongora, Amp Fiddler

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The Drop – Episode 30

Feat. Cashma, Raelle, Àbáse

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The Drop – Episode 29

Feat. Jenevieve, Sampology

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The Drop – Episode 28

Feat. Rasharn Powell, dreamcastmoe

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The Drop – Episode 27

Feat. SAULT, Anushka, GINGE

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The Drop – Episode 26

Feat. Athletic Progression and Joel Culpepper

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The Drop – Episode 25

Feat. Hiatus Kaiyote and Sven Wunder

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The Drop – Episode 24

Live from New Orleans!

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The Drop – Episode 23

Feat. Dreya Mac, Hemai, Latanya Alberto

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The Drop – Episode 22

Feat. M'berra Ensemble, WheelUP, Lady Blackbird

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The Drop – Episode 21

Feat. Henri B. Styles, L.A. VanGogh, Tre' Amani

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The Drop – Episode 20

Feat. JAEL, Damon Locks, Black Monument Ensemble

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The Drop – Episode 19

Feat. serpentwithfeet, BINA, UMI

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The Drop – Episode 18

Feat. Noname, Tall Black Guy, Solomon Fox

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The Drop – Episode 17

Feat. Cautious Clay, Sam Ezeh, Hard Car Kids

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The Drop – Episode 16

Feat. Mickey Shiloh, Hemai, Tall Black Guy

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The Drop – Episode 15

Feat. Mad Lib, Ruby Francis, Poppy Ajudha

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The Drop – Episode 14

Feat. Ragz Originale, Arlo Parks, Araya

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The Drop – Episode 13

Feat. Ink, Rhye, Wu-Lu

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The Drop – Episode 12

Feat. Iman Europe, Sonny Miles

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The Drop – Episode 11

Feat. Jazzbois, Alex Wiley, Madlib.

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The Drop – The Best of 2020

Feat. Livt, Perry Porter, Nobi

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The Drop – Episode 9

Feat. Ivy Sole, Radiant Children

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The Drop – Episode 8

Feat. Seba Kaapstad, KOKOROKO

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Trauma by Fhin

Full Length Debut Album

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The Drop – Episode 7

Feat. Jozzy, Mama Odé

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Shelter Fest

Feat. Gifted Gab, Beverly Crusher

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The Drop – Episode 6

Feat. Rico James, Gabriel Garzón-Montano

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The Drop – Episode 5

Feat. ((( O ))), Laneous

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Free Smoke Episode 39

With LIV, AP & Plugga

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The Drop – Episode 4

Feat. Sango, Arlo Parks

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The Drop – Episode 3

Feat. Kay Young, Shayhan

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Free Smoke Episode 37

With LIV, AP & Plugga

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The Drop – Episode 01

Feat. Full Crate, Biig Piig

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Free Smoke Episode 36

With LIV, AP & Plugga

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New Releases: June/July 2020

Feat. Tall Black Guy, Rae Khalil

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Citrus Room – Cruise CTRL

Feat. Sango, Leven Kali, MistaDC

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DJ Mix: The Color Of No. 2

By Kyle Nelson (aka Untitled, 1995)

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Acetate – New Releases, April 2020

Feat. Zilo, Carter Ace, Amber Mark

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Acetate – Out On The Coast

Feat. Adrian Younge, The Sure Fire Ensemble

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Tiana Khasi

Artist Spotlight

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Acetate – Nigo, Ape Sounds

Feat. Tom Misch, Yussef Dayes

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Future Fiction – Mix #1

Feat. YanCity Gurl, Royer

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Acetate – Mauritius Sega

Feat. Mo Kolours, Jeen Bassa

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Acetate – Mystery Vinyl

Feat. Elliot Power, Jordan Rakei

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