[Music Ninja Radio] Episode 131: Return of the Barb!

Music Ninja Radio is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on San Francisco’s BFF.fm  from 4-6PM PST every Friday. 

Music Ninja Radio
Episode #131: Return of the Barb!

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We welcomed back DJ & Producer Barbara to this week’s episode of TMN Radio. Before getting into her quirky thumping live mix, though, we opened the show with a set of eerie electronic cuts and indie pop gems. Highlights from half 1 include Still Woozy‘s latest single, a selection Rejoicer‘s infinitely groovy album and a fantastic single from Saba. Barbara’s live mix kicks off with her first original production which you can check out here.

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Sunday Night Soul [Vol. 81]

One week down, and another week ready to begin. The friendly faces at The Music Ninja are here to help smooth the transition as you get back to the daily grind. As usual, Sunday Night Soul is specifically designed to wrap up your weekend the right way, so dim the lights, grab a drink and let the relaxation begin. By the way, dont forget to click the links below to make sure youre alerted as soon as we update the playlists on Spotify and SoundCloud!

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Coco O.
Better Or Worse – demo
Nomadic
DMMOY (feat. Sarah Yoon)
Maths Time Joy x Ayelle
Honesty
narou
Prophecy (feat. Hannah Jenkins)
Ben Zaidi
Right Mind.
Miki Rose
Different (produced by El. Train)
Jacqui Siu
Headlock
rum·gold
Get Through
JAYLIEN
7 Billion (feat. QUIÑ)
b1uan
I NEED LOVE/GIRLS NEED LOVE REMIX//
Naji
Blow
Ebz the Artist.
Surrounded.
Kawelo
Hoops (feat. Franskiiz)
NBDY
Used To
A.CHAL
INDIGO GIRL
Lithe
I Tried
wntr
someone
Jay Glavany
SURRENDER
Mlindo The Vocalist
Egoli (ft. Sjava)(Sango Mix)
Dre’es
Pardon (Bu²ju²) (feat. Gaiuh)
Dennis.
Dont Know What I Want
Salomon Faye
Whatever
trey graves
rockabye. (feat. alanna)
Flwr Chyld x Nai Br.XX
Feel The Breeze
Falak Fahim
2 Way Street (feat. Jacob Albers)
VICTOR!
+
walker
Its Not (Her Eyes)
Jack Wolff
LMK ft Swarvy
Elujay
Blu
Moise
Full Circle
Louie
Two Birds
Lelynd Darkes
Gone for Good
MOZIAH
LongRun (feat. ZamyMaa and Little Bear)
Still Woozy
Habit
LOVER
Best Side
Laimu
Barefoot
Yellow Days
Whats It All For?
Leven Kali
Thursday
Ms.Karoline
Elephant in the Song
Sinead Harnett
Lessons
iyamah
Seasons
drea the vibe dealer.
vacation produced by Jsun Rose feat. Blake Davis
JR JARRIS
Predictable af
h.e.r.
take you there (gold haze remix)
K, Le Maestro
NEXT 2 U
kuma
thank u, next ft. kim vallido
NanaBcool
All I Want Is You (feat Jayd Ink) (Prod. by Elijah Fox and Solomon Fox)
NIEMAN
Strangers (Prod. by Bigg Kid)
Notifi
Wave
Rainsford
Somewhere Else
Lauren Faith
Just A Little (Lauren Faith Remix)
Midnight Quickie, Bleu Clair
Call My Name (feat. Kara Chenoa)
Ariana Grande
Breathin (SG Lewis Remix)
Miguel
adorn (A.tari Edit)
Cautious Clay
REASONS
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Vern Matz – Tiny Nuclear Reactor [TMN PREMIERE]

Vern Matz
Tiny Nuclear Reactor

With a nostalgic, melancholy vibe, “Tiny Nuclear Reactor” is seemingly the perfect accompaniment to my dreary weekday drive to the office. It’s grey and subdued, but still has enough nuanced fun to it pair up nicely with a thermos full of coffee, fumbled around with through a pair of pilled wool gloves.

Maybe it’s those 90s vibes that have me thinking of a brisk Seattle day. It’s not hard to hear nods to Ben Folds or Deathcab for Cutie, what with the casual vocal cadence and soft guitar strums. It should be noted that while this feat is often emulated, it’s rarely effective. That’s not the case with Vern Matz.

Made up of three former Yale Students, this trio showcases a maturity in both songwriting and execution. “Tiny Nuclear Reactor” is the perfect example of that, bringing you a warming simplicity, done so in a way that’s carefully thought out.

Make sure to follow these three on Facebook to keep up with future releases and live dates.

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[Pop] Kronic – Look My Way (feat. MASN)


Hip hop DJ turned electronic artist, turned producer, turned songwriter, Kronic switches it up from his signature style with “Look My Way” featuring MASN. 

Co-written by Leon Thomas and Austin Mahone, “Look My Way” marks the end for a busy year for Kronic working on projects for Usher, Scott Storch, Lil Jon and Chris Brown, amongst others, and lending his music to tv & film. 

After spending the last few years writing quite dark “serious” records, it’s liberating to release something that’s bright, happy and feels like a party. It might be getting cold in California, but in my homeland Australia, Summer’s just starting!” Kronic shares. Stream his new single below, and keep out for new music from him in the new year.

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[Music Ninja Radio] Episode 130: Earl & J.I.D

Music Ninja Radio is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on San Francisco’s BFF.fm  from 4-6PM PST every Friday. 

Music Ninja Radio
Episode #130: Earl & JID

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This week’s episode was heavily focused on two amazing hip-hop albums that dropped last week: Earl Sweatshirt‘s lo-fi and emotionally devastating Some Rap Songs and J.I.D‘s cinematic flow clinic DiCaprio 2. Other highlights include a chillwave-tinted jam from Mk.gee, Chance the Rapper‘s best song in a long time, an entrancing cut from Overmono and Loods delivering his signature dreamy sound for Shall Not Fade‘s 3 Years of Service compilation.

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (December 2018 Round #1)

The final weeks of 2018 are upon us. Let’s fill them with love, happiness and as much Indie Dojos jams as we can.

’Ghost Lion – So It Goes’
’Villa Bongo – All Night’
’Talkie (band) – Another’
’In Grey – Never Known Who I Am’
’Katie Ruvane ft. Jordan Hamilton – Keep It Down’
’Rand – Bad Guy’
’Street Hockey Champ – Self
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[Electro Pop] Spazz Cardigan – DOIDOIT

Spazz Cardigan
DOIDOIT

The indie pop maverick Spazz Cardigan is back at it with a new single. As one of Nashville’s standout talents, it’s always a pleasure to hear from this creative and you can be sure “DOIDOIT” does not disappoint.

In combination with producer Jeff Sojka, “DOIDOIT” came together as a fusion of pop and dance music, more specifically the future bass sound that has steadily been taking over the mainstream over the past couple years. Just as Spazz is a standout in his town, one that isn’t easy to stick out in, Spazz shines bright in a style that has been overcome by people trying to ride the wave. Spazz makes it his own just as usual and that’s why we’re loving this gem.

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