Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 109

August 5, 2015 at 2:59 pm














The streets are crowded and the asphalt is hot.
Feeling blessed to play some of the finest I got.
This is the N. Alvarado Street playlist.
Please enjoy this funky product.

The list:
1) “Gimme Gimme” Igbo
2) “Blandland” THEESatisfaction
3) “I Got The…” Labi Siffre
4) “Knock Knock” Ty
5) “Buggin’ Out” A Tribe Called Quest
6) “Railroads Down/Unfinished” Eric Biddines
7) “Lone Wolf and Cub” Thundercat
8) “The World Is a Ghetto” George Benson
9) “The Lung” Hiatus Kaiyote
10) “You Can Have Watergate Just Gimme Some Bucks And I’ll Be Straight” The J.B.’s



Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 108

July 29, 2015 at 12:52 pm















This week we have two guests from the insanely talented and productive art collective UGLAR Works (

We chop it up about Ryan’s novel, upcoming projects with Evan, L.A. life past and present, music, and a whole bunch more. All the while playing the finest in Soul ‘n Funk music cause that’s what we do.

Ryan Gattis is a writer & educator. His most recent work “All Involved” ,a novel of the 1992 L.A. riots, is grounded in nearly two years of research & background spent with former gang members, firefighters, nurses, & other L.A. citizens who lived through it. (

Evan Skrederstu is a Los Angeles native. Muralist, painter, tattoo artist, as well as many other things. He’s beautified everything from the side of multi story buildings to small preserved beetles. (

Grab a lemonade, put your feet up, click play, and enjoy.

The playlist:
1) “Lowdown Stank” Breakestra
2) “Similak Child” Black Sheep
3) “Cold Balogna” The Isley Brothers
4) “Sly” Jesse Fischer & Sly5thAve
5) “One Block Past It” Buckshot La Fonque
6) “Getcha Go Go Juice” John Cleary
7) “Mr. Brown” African Music Machine
8) “Magdalena” Quantic with Alice Russell with the Combo Barbaro
9) “Catch a Meyer” Deep East Music
10) “Creation (East L.A.) (The Reflex Revision)” The Western Transient
11) “The World is Going Up In Flames” Charles Bradley
12) “Rockferry” Duffy

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 107

July 19, 2015 at 7:28 am















This week we have guests from the upcoming LA Story lowrider culture event.

MC Pancho, Pep Williams, and Antonio Pelayo come in and chop it up about the event, lowrider culture in L.A., and celebrating neighborhood life. This is a good one, loved ones. PLUS the finest in Soul ‘N Funk playlist.

All assembled with love in Downtown Los Angeles.

The list:
1) “Them Changes” Thundercat
2) “Gonna Give It Up (Wanna Quit)” 4hero & Lady Alma
3) “Gabby (feat. Janelle Monáe)” The Internet
4) “Work To Do” The Isley Brothers
5) “Uzi (Pinky Ring)” El Michels Affair
6) “Uptown Funk” Sly5thAve & The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra
7) “Together” Tierra
8) “Giving Up On Love” Thee Midniters
9) “Me and You” Brenton Wood
10) “Suavecito” Malo
11) “Time Keeps on Slipping” Headnodic
12) “A Funky Space Reincarnation” Marvin Gaye
13) “Mighty Mighty” Baby Huey
14) “S.O.B.” Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 106

July 14, 2015 at 3:19 pm














Episode one-oh-six.

Come past for the Colorado Blvd Playlist.
Funk’s not dead.

The list:
1) “This is Coming To?” Rebirth
2) “Jeans” Quadron
3) “Go with It (feat. Vic Mensa)” The Internet
4) “By Hook Or By Crook” Ikebe Shakedown
5) “I Can’t Wait” Hepcat
6) “Serious (feat. Kouala) The Hempolics
7) “Last Night” The Mar-Keys
8) “After Laughter (Comes Tears)” Wendy Rene
9) “No More Will I Wonder” Bibby And The Astronauts
10) “Namaste” Beastie Boys
11) “They Don’t Understand” Monophonics
12) “Remedy” Space Captain
13) “Besus” The Greasy Beats
14) “Blind Paradise” Debórah Bond

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 105

July 9, 2015 at 1:21 pm















Pre show girl watchin’ on S. Hill St. Got us feelin’ that joie de vivre.
Are you ready for the long hot summer?
The S. Hill St. playlist is go!

The list:

1) “Fake Future” Allen Stone
2) “Inspiration Information” Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
3) “Go with It (feat. Vic Mensa)” The Internet
4) “No Sleeep” Janet Jackson
5) “Take Me Back (Instrumental)” Aloe Blacc
6) “Let Me Have It All (Alternate Mix)” Sly & The Family Stone
7) “I Don’t Get Mad No Mo” DeRobert and the Half-Truths
8) “Youngblood (Livin’ the Streets)” War
9) “Brown Skin Girl” Leon Bridges
10) “Quiet Moments” Lonnie Liston Smith
11) “Maria (You Were the Only One) (Emile Haynie Remix)” Michael Jackson
12) “How Far” Ego Ella May
13) “Forever Mine” Andra Day
14) “1978 TV Commercial for Marvin”
15) “Anger (extended mix with Marcus Miller)” Marvin Gaye












Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 104

July 1, 2015 at 9:25 am














Ups n downs. Ins n outs. All this time the freeway flows. Time will take you on, Jack. Best to enjoy the ride.
Come past for the Lincoln Blvd. playlist. Assembled with love.

The list:
1) “Ooo Wee” DeRobert and the Half-Truths
2) “Accra City People” Sena Dagadu
3) “Easier” Space Captain
4) “A New Constellation” Quantic presents The Western Transient
5) “Skin I’m In (Alternate Mix)” Sly & The Family Stone
6) “Groovin’ the Night Away” Average White Band
7) “East L.A.” War
8) “Fat Boy” Billy Stewart
9) “Beasley Is A Beast” Beastie Boys
10) “Them Changes” Thundercat
11) “Ghettos of the Mind” Pleasure
12) “It’s Love” Jill Scott

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 103

June 24, 2015 at 4:22 pm














Birds are singin’ and squirrels are gettin’ down.

Summertime in L.A.

This is the Sherman Way playlist. Hope it does it for you. Enjoy.

The list:

1) “Foxy Lady” Pleasure
2) “Morning Child” 4Hero
3) “We Are On The Move” Zo!
4) “Baby Don’t Cha Worry” Tammi Terrell
5) “Pannin’ Dub” King Tubby
6) “Late Night SOS” J-Felix
7) “Bounce And Pull Up” Bosq
8) “Emotional Rescue” The Rolling Stones
9) “Poltickin” Beastie Boys
10) “Oh Honey” Delegation
11) “Show ‘Em” Rebirth

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 102

June 18, 2015 at 11:05 am














Thanks for coming past. Tonigh Johnny and Jeff (The Aggrolites, Jukebox 101) got a whole bunch new music. Only the finest in soul roots. Assembled with love in Downtown L.A.

The list:
1) “Youth Operation” Maintain
2) “Head Over Heels” JD McPherson
3) “The Lung” Hiatus Kaiyote
4) “The World Is Crowded” Unknown Mortal Orchestra
5) “The Sticks” The Budos Band
6) “Why Did You Do It” Stretch
7) “Young Oakland Interlude” Kev Choice
8) “32 Bar Summery” Funky DL
9) “Dime Piece (feat. Dwele)” J Dilla
10) “Gimme Gimme” Igbo
11) “Firewalker” Jungle Fire
12) “Satellites” Bilal
13) “Forever Mine” Andra Day
14) “Cruisin” D’Angelo
15) “Pops Brownstar” Orgone

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 101

June 8, 2015 at 3:58 pm













Episode 101! This week our amigo Jeff Roffredo ( The Aggrolites ) comes past.
We talk about festival backstage, L.A. musicians, Tacos, and more.
Also the finest playlist in Soul ‘N Funk so fresh for you!

The list:
1) “Lil’ Red Riding Hood” Undisputed Truth
2) “What a Good Man” He Is Tammi Terrell
3) “When It Rains (feat. Malik “The Freq” Moore & Black Shakespeare)” The Lions
4) “Satta Dub” Augustus Pablo
5) “Two Face” Ticklah
6) “Make You Feel that Way” Blackalicious
7) “Coming Home” Leon Bridges
8) “Mark Of The Beast” Peter Tosh
9) “Anthem” Groove Collective
10) “The World Is a Ghetto” George Benson
11) “Work Song” Pat Lundy

Neighborhood Love Radio – episode 100

May 29, 2015 at 12:32 pm














100 episodes of love! Thank you for the support! This show is by and for the music lovers. Let’s keep it going!

Spotlight on a few great soul roots releases from 2015 on this episode. Soul music reflecting past, present, and future. Come past!

The list:
1) “Don’t Push Your Luck” Orgone
2) “Too Long (feat. Ben l’Oncle Soul)” Monophonics
3) “Sound & Color” Alabama Shakes
4) “Steady” The London Souls
5) “Pimp” Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
6) “Oblivion” The Seshen
7) “Blandland” THEESatisfaction
8) “Baby Meet My Lover” Phony Ppl
9) “A List of Withouts” Oddisee
10) “Crunked Up” Magic Drum Orchestra
11) “Vega (Stripes On)” Van Hunt
12) “Make The Devil Mad” John Biggs, Gino Garofolo, Jason Gutierrez, Dan Hastie
13) “Better Man” Leon Bridges
14) “Feel Right (feat. Mystikal)” Mark Ronson