Sunday, February 26, 2006

Click here for Episode 12: Groove is in the heart!

Yes, we're back to our regular format featuring semi/newies, a fast-track review and oldies to blast back those fine memories!

This week we feature:
Chris Botti - When I fall in Love and Cubism
Leo Sayer - I feel thunder in my heart

JK - 7 Days remix from the Ministry of Sound - The Chillout sessions - 2006
George Benson - Standing Together from the CD Standing Together.

This week's fast track review features funk and vibe supremo: Roy Ayers. Prof has spent hours on his mash-up mixer to create a melody including:

Hey Uh
Don't Stop The Feeling
Poo Poo La La
What You Wont Do For Love
Mo Nise Si E
Get On Up Get On Down
River Niger
And Don't You Say No
Mystic Voyage
No Stranger To Love / Want You
Thank You Thank You (with Wayne Henderson)
Master Plan
Dont Let Our Love Slip Away
Warm Vibes
The Third Eye
Believe In Yourself
Love Fantasy
Everybody Loves The Sunshine
Running Away
Can't You See Me

Our World Fusion Music Spot features the great trumpeter: Hugh Masekla and his Don't go lose it Baby.

Our Oldies include:

AZYMUTH - papasong
CASIOPEA - Looking up
SUPREMES - Come See About Me
SUPREMES - Love is Like an Itching in My Heart
THREE DEGREES - Year Of Decision
EVERETT B WALTERS - and the story goes like this
NATURAL HIGH - Dream Sequence
MAZE - Twilight
YELLO MAGIC ORCH - Firecracker
WILLY BOBO - ALways There
PETER WHITE -Play Your Guitar 4 me
JOHNNY HATES JAZZ - Breaking Point

As you can see another packed show of snippets, discussion memories and more.
Please keep sending us your feedback and we look forward to the podcast revolution continuing!

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Click here for Episode 11: Love is in the air

Although it is just a few days past that time of the year, we've decided to record a lovers special edition. This week Smooth Groovers feature:

An old Bond theme merging with The Floaters - Float on (listen out for our voices in the intro!)
Gary Taylor - Time after time and I Live For You
Lionel Ritchie - Hello
Tyrone Davies - In The Mood
Lee Ritenour - Dindi (w El Debarge)
Lonnie Liston Smith - Quiet Moments
Earl Klugh - Living Inside Your Love
Lonnie Smith - Sweet Honey Wine
Pat Metheny - Letter From Home
Deniece Williams – Free
Keith Barrow - Free To Be Me
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs Jones
Jones Girls - Life Goes On
Michael McDonald - Our Love
Brenda Russell - Way Back When
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby
Change - Mutual Attraction
Atlantic Star - When Love Calls
Angela Bofil - Tropicval Love
Gene Dunlap - Its Just The Way I feel
Minnie Riperton - Loving you
Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
Hank Crawford - Love Wont Let Me Wait
Roberta Flack - Making Love
Roberta Flack - Feel Like Making Love
Jacksons - Time Waits For No One
Heatwave - Always & Forever
Pat Metheney - Always & Forever
Tony Remy - Hazel's Dream
Donald Bird - Feel Like Loving You Today
Teddy Pendergrass - Come Go With Me
Teddy Pendergrass - 2am
SOS Band - Tell Me If Youb Still Care
Stevie Wonder - Angie Girl
Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
Anita Baker - Sweet Love
Rose Royce - Wishing On a Star
David Grant & Jackie Graham - Could it be I'm Falling in Love
Chimes - I still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Bebel Gilberto - So Nice
Diana Ross - Love Hangover
Janet Jackson - Lonely
Vanessa Williams - Save The Best For Last
Quincy Jones (Barry White) - Secret Garden
Alexander O'Niel - If You Were Here Tonight
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love
Bloodstone - Natural High
Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
Four Tops - When She Was My Girl
Grover Washington (Bill Withers) - Just The Two Of Us
Lynx - Theres Love
Najee - You Are My Angel
Bob & Hillary James - Just Like My Lover
Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride
Keni Stevens - Never Gonna Give You Up
A Taste Of Honey - Sukiyaki
St Tropez - Je t'aime
Teddy Pendergrass & Stephanie Mills - Two Hearts
Drifters - Like Sister & Brothers
Randy Brown - I Love You
Marlena Shaw - Go Way Little Boy
Rudy Love & The Love Family - I Love You Baby
Players Association - For The Love Of You
Billy Griffin - Serious
Paula Abdul - Will You Marry Me Boy
Maxi Priest - How Can We Ease The Pain

With close to 70 snippets with memories and more, this one hour podcast was a pleasure to develop.
Wishing you love, always...

Friday, February 17, 2006

Good News - Lots of new shows planned

The team hear at Smooth Groovers have lots of new shows planned.
This means greater regularity on weekly episode releases and special themes.

Take for example:

1. The up & coming but well worth the wait - Valentines special (back-to-back snippets & memories putting you all into a warm mode).
2. A Sports special with guests
3. An African World Jazz special with guests.

Since we started we've had 1000s of hits from all over the world - simply click on the little footprint symbol in the right hand column to take a quick tour.

Please keep sending us all your fantastic feedback and support. Simply click on the word 'comments' below.

All the best from the team.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Click here for Episode 10: Back after our studio rebuild

Welcome back to another episode. A bit late, sorry but we had to get the studio refit right.

This week we celebrate our tenth Episode featuring semi-newies from:

Incognito - 25th Chapter and Listen to the Music from the CD Adventures in Black Sunshine.
Kanye West - Two amazing snippets from the Late Registration CD
Gerald Albright - Kicking it!

In addition a fantastic fasttrack review by George Benson - Professor has spent hours on his mixer to put this fantastic mash-up together. The Tracks Include:

Cruise Control, Give Me the Night, Off Broadway, Beyond the Sea, Living Inside Your love, Breezin', California PM, Dreamin' (with Earl Klugh) , Poquito Spanish Poquito Funk, Lady,
Star Of a Story, Nature Boy, El barrio, Deeper Than You Think, Affirmation, Love Ballad,
So This is Love, Soulful Strut, No One Emotion, Love x Love and Dinorah Dinorah

Our world music spot features One Giant Leap

The oldie review includes a tribute to Lou Rawls and lets not forget snippet discussions about:

Donald Harrison
Greg Adams
Steve Khan
B Baker and the Chocolate Factory
John Klemmer
Aquarian Dream
Hamilton Bohannan

We close out with a great number's from Jimmy McGriff BonaFide and Ramsey Lewis.

Keep in touch!