It seems like this series of tubes we call the internets isn’t enough to hold T and me. Next Wednesday (03.03.10), T and I will officially launch our radio show (also called The Breakbeat Axiom) on WMBR 88.1. A radio show and a blog might seem excessive, but that’s probably because you haven’t had the luxury of seeing the WMBR music library—in the words of Tenacious D, “It’s a cream dream.” Also, it is a great chance to reach out to new and underground artists, DJs, etc. in an attempt to get their new music and to talk to them. Musically, the show will feature everything from the electric blues stylings of Muddy Waters to Nneka to Mobb Deep (maybe not so much Mobb Deep, but you get the point) and everything in between. If you want a better idea of what we plan on playing, take a peek over at out Track of the Day page or our Blip Page. Aside from the music, we will be producing little segments on hip-hop knowledge, history, and issues—for instance, we’re already planning on segments on mixtapes & mixtape culture, specific song samples (like Apache), and the pillars of hip-hop. If that interests you then you should tune in, sit back, and prepare for some aural pleasuring. At this point you may be asking yourself, “Yeah, sounds great and I’d totally bear your children (or father T’s babies) for being so awesome, but what time is this mind-blowing show?” If you want to listen live, the show airs on Thursday from 12 to 1 a.m (or as I call it, Wednesday night, but T apparently doesn’t feel the same way) on both the radio and the internet. However, it is also streaming on the WMBR website
(once it gets updated I’ll link to the latest show) so you can listen to a show up to two weeks after it has aired.
I should probably take this opportunity, now that I have your attention, to direct you to those fancy new buttons below our Blogroll, the most important of which is our email button. If you, anyone you know, or even someone you don’t know is interested in sending us some music or getting their music out there then email is the best way to contact us.
Now, to end on a high note, check out Erykah Badu’s tongue and cheek explanation of what it takes to make it in the music business.
Erykah Badu, right; John Mayer, oh so wrong (caution: link is to the official playboy interview, which of course is on the playboy website, so probably NSFW).