Neighborhood Love Radio episode 92

March 25, 2015 at 11:42 am













Feeling fine and life is certainly good!

Tonight we’re joined in the studio by Ash Hudson, originator of the iconic apparel brand CONART
and current globetrotting photographer. Check his work / style on his INSTA

We play some music, share some stories, and have a few laughs. PLUS the finest in soul n funk playlist, as you already know.

Enjoy, loved ones.

The list:
1) “Hold Tight” Sinkane
2) “Music” Liquid Spirits
3) “Molasses” Hiatus Kaiyote
4) “Dram” Ikebe Shakedown
5) “Last Stand” Ikebe Shakedown
6) “Cracked Up Over You (feat. Sharon Gitau)” Supertonic Sound Club
7) “St. Louis Breakdown” Funky Butt Brass Band
8) “Lisa Sawyer” Leon Bridges
9) “I Only Have Eyes For You” The Flamingos
10) “Do It” Disko Drunkards
11) “I Need A Dollar (Instrumental)” Aloe Blacc
12) “You Don’t Love Me (No No No)” Dawn Penn
13) “Is It Because I’m Black?” Ken Boothe

Ash Hudson Photography – Things to do in Osaka

March 25, 2015 at 10:52 am

Ash Hudson (Designer, Photographer, Artist) first made his mark by founding Conart (OG graffiti inspired apparel line)
Nowdays he spends his time split between his native Los Angeles and Osaka, Japan straight living his damn life. His pics show off a sexy spontaneity. You can see lot more fun on his Facebook or Insta>
Don’t miss his interview on Neighborhood Love Radio Episode 92.
All photos ©A$H FLKZ LA and used with permission.


Neighborhood Love Radio episode 91

March 20, 2015 at 12:49 pm














Another perfect evening in L.A.
Please enjoy this funky product assembled with love. A smooth af mix of old ‘n new.
The playlist:
1) “(I Know) I’m Losing You” Temptations
2) “Let’s Straighten It Out” Gwen McCrae
3) “Party Down, Pt. 1” Little Beaver
4) “Eleggua” Ibeyi
5) “Eleggua” Dr. John
6) “Oh Oh Oh” Disko Drunkards
7) “Feels Good (feat. Black Shakespeare)” The Lions
8) “Mouth A Massy” Alton Ellis
9) “Nigel” Hepcat
10) “Gypsy Man” Marcia Griffiths
11) “Remember When” Leroi Conroy
12) “Sweet Lady” Lady
13) “Nakamarra” Hiatus Kaiyote
14) “The Beautiful Ones” Prince
15) “Feral” Audego

Organ Doner – The Streets Are Calling

March 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm

Organ Doner is one half of the photo blog The Streets Are Calling as well as a partner for hype production company Thee Static Age

This dude sees and records my Los Angeles in photographs. Here are just a few of my faves. Hope you enjoy.

Neighborhood Love Radio episode 90

March 3, 2015 at 9:34 am













Little Tokyo got neighborhood Love!

Jason Easton (Ramen Chef, Restaurateur, Carpenter) owner of Manichi Ramen in Los Angeles comes past the studio. We talk about Ramen prep and culture, as well as what goes into building a new original ramen house while keeping the traditional elements we are in love with.
Music was played, laughs were had, ramen was devoured.

Please enjoy this funky product.

The playlist –
1) “Ponderance” Headnodic
2) “Who Knows” Marion Black
3) “Winter Heron (feat. Emi Meyer)” Eric Legnini & The Afro Jazz Beat
4) “Alabeke” Don Satch and His Atomic Dance Band of Aba
5) “Rockford Rock” Azul
6) “Black Orchid” The Souljazz Orchestra
7) “West Coast Poplock” Ronnie Hudson
8) “Twin Peaks” Alice Russell
9) “Run Along (feat. Alex Désert & Black Shakespeare)” The Lions
10) “Homo Analog” Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
11) “Namaste” Beastie Boys
12) “Cold Sweat” James Brown
13) “I’m A Ram” Al Green
14) “Caterpillar” The Rebirth

Neighborhood Love Radio episode 89

February 25, 2015 at 10:00 am














Spring is right round the corner. Got us feelin that joie de vivre!

Guests this eve are Egan and Paul from the hot podcast GRAND THEFT AURAL. We shoot the ish and play some of the finest in Soul n Funk.

Come past. Put your feet up. Enjoy.

The playlist:
1) “Can You Get to That” Mavis Staples
2) “Mojo Hannah” Esther Phillips
3) “What She Said” Deep Street Soul
4) “Wait A Minute (Kraak & Smaak Remix)” Lack of Afro
5) “At A Loss (feat. Malik “The Freq” Moore & Black Shakespeare)” The Lions
6) “The River” Dharma Gypsys
7) “Another Ordinary Day” Low Country Kingdom
8) “Comencemos (Let’s Start)” Jungle Fire
9) “Chalupa” Jungle Fire
10) “Firewalker” Jungle Fire
11) “Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)” Irma Thomas
12) “Cavity (Shigeto Remix)” Hundred Waters
13) “Coming Home” Leon Bridges





Neighborhood Love Radio episode 88

February 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm














Guest is Gino Garafolo – session / tour bass man for top shelf acts like Monophonics, Orgone, Rebirth, and many more. He comes past to chop it up with Johnny and spin a couple funny tour stories. Oh yea – AND we’re playing the finest in funk ‘N Soul for you. Click play and please enjoy!

1) “Show ‘em” The Rebirth
2) “Celestial Blues” The Souljazz Orchestra
3) “Mr. Brown” African Music Machine
4) “A Funky Space Reincarnation” Marvin Gaye
5) “Your Love” Maintain
6) “Make The Devil Mad” John Biggs, Gino Garofolo, Jason Gutierrez, Dan Hastie
7) “Red Rooster (extended)” El Michels Affair
8) “Peg” Steely Dan
9) “Some Children” Holy Ghost!
10) “Padre Ichiro” The Lions

Neighborhood Love Radio episode 87

February 9, 2015 at 1:51 pm














Guest tonight is underground L.A. metal magnate, the incomparable Jimmy Cabbs!

Come past for the best in Soul ‘n Funk – just after the sun go down.

Fresh music from Bosq (ft. Nicole Willis), Monophonics, The Rebirth, and much more. Hang the rich.

The list:
1) “Overtime” Orgone
2) “This is Coming To?” The Rebirth
3) “It’s All the Way Live (Pt. 1)” Lakeside
4) “Stranded In The Jungle” Roy Ayers Ubiquity
5) “Sneaky Groove” Collective
6) “Pimp” Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band
7) “Our Pulse in It” Benjamin Theolonius Sanders
8) “Bad For Me” Bosq ft. Nicole Willis
9) “The Wok” Wendell Harrison
10) “I Found You” Alabama Shakes
11) “Strange Love” Monophonics
12) “(For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People” Chi-Lites

Neighborhood Love Radio episode 86

February 2, 2015 at 10:01 am

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Another perfect day in los Angeles. This week nation wide graffiti artist and Neighborhood-Love founder ELSE comes by the studio to chop it up ’bout graff in the past and future.

Laughs were had and music was bumped. Come past, loved ones.

The list:
1) “Promises” Monophonics
2) “Little Boys with Shiny Toys” Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
3) “Hot Shot” Saun & Starr
4) “Higher and Higher (feat. JJ Grey)” Galactic
5) “Tujunga (Brennan Green’s Disco Acido)” Ikebe Shakedown
6) “Everybody Loves the Sunshine” Roy Ayers
7) “Sunset (feat. Yuna Zaraai)” The Internet
8) “Les Fleur” Minnie Riperton
9) “A Funky Space Reincarnation” Marvin Gaye
10) “Cut the Play” Charizma & Peanut Butter Wolf
11) “Augusta Georgia” Bus People Express
12) “Oozy” Brownout

Neighborhood Love Radio episode 85

January 26, 2015 at 3:54 pm













Blessed to be playing music for you on a warm Los Angeles evening. Josh Boyd (The Josh Boyd 3 ) comes past the studio to talk on L.A. music, Das Bauhaus art complex, and a bunch other sh@. Also we’re playing only the finest in Soul n Funk (obv). This program was assembled with love in Downtown Los Angeles.

The slay-list:
1) “Hold Tight” Sinkane
2) “Magnificent Dance (feat. The Black Shakespeare)” The Lions
3) “Baby Meet My Lover” Phony Ppl
4) “Tujunga (Brennan Green’s Disco Acido)” Ikebe Shakedown
5) “Bellow” Les Sins
6) “Cry Me A River (feat. Effusion)” Busty and the Bass
7) “Cry Me A River” Dinah Washington
8) “Darkest Light” The Lafayette Afro Rock Band
9) “Daffodils (feat. Kevin Parker)” Mark Ronson
10) “Shadows On Behalf” The Stepkids
11) “Some Children” Holy Ghost!