The Big Beat- Online Radio Show with DJ Kingblind

The Big Beat- Online Radio Show with DJ Kingblind

DJ Kingblind presents: The Big Beat Online Radio Show. www.djkingblind.com Every week we talk about and play the best in Rock, Punk, Garage, Northern Soul and all things inbetween. The Podcast is an homage to the great radio shows & DJs that inspire me to this day. New episodes every week, subscribe to make sure you never miss a beat.

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July 28, 2021 80 min

"Afrobeat" Afrobeat is a music genre which involves the combination of elements of West African musical styles such as fuji music and highlife with American jazz and later soul and funk influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion. The term was coined in the 1960s by Nigerian multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Fela Kuti, who is responsible for pioneering and popularizing the sty...

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DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Label Story: SST Records" SST helped to spearhead the nationwide network of underground bands that formed the pre-Nirvana indie-rock scene. The label presided over the shift from the hardcore punk that then dominated the American underground scene to the more diverse styles of alternati...

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July 14, 2021 64 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Bird songs in Summertime" A celebration of summertime in words and music. As we near a post pandemic world, this is our soundtrack to summer. Wanna find out more? visit www.djkingblind.com or search DJ Kingblind in your favorite podcast app to find out more!

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July 7, 2021 66 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Beatles Soul"  The four Beatles all loved Soul Music, and would search the racks of Brian Epstein’s NEMS record shop for hidden treasures from the many American soul labels, hoping to find unheard gems. As Ringo Starr recalled in The Beatles’ Anthology, it was a love of such singles as ...

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June 30, 2021 70 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Motorik"  Motorik is the 4/4 beat often used by, and heavily associated with, krautrock bands.  a term long used by music critics to describe relentless ostinato rhythm, or simply from a combination of "motor" and the German "Musik". The name may derive from the repetiti...

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June 23, 2021 85 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Here come the Drums" Music is continually evolving, but one constant over the past hundred years has been that of the drummer. Have you ever tried to reimagine your favourite songs without the beats and breaks that power it along? It simply doesn’t work. However, that’s not to say that ...

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June 16, 2021 71 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "This is Brian Eno" Brian Eno is an English musician, composer, record producer, visual artist, and theorist best known for his pioneering work in ambient music and contributions to rock, pop and electronica.  A self-described "non-musician", Eno has helped introduce unique conce...

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DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The Best New Music of Mid 2021" Music has felt essential throughout the last year. It's offered us a short escape, or a way to make sense of our anxieties. In the best instances, an excuse to stand up and push aside the furniture and just move. As this pandemic ends, Here is the bes...

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June 2, 2021 74 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The Delta Blues" In its earliest form, the Delta blues became the first black guitar-dominated music to make it onto phonograph records in the late ’20s and often borrowed from vocal lines in ‘field hollers’ that the audience and players heard around them every day. Through the spurning...

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May 26, 2021 66 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "I Hear A Symphony" Session musicians, studio musicians, or backing musicians are musicians hired to perform in recording sessions or live performances. They work behind the scenes and rarely achieve individual fame in their own right as soloists or bandleaders. However, top session musi...

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DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The Paisley Underground" The Paisley Underground is a musical genre that originated from California. It was particularly popular in Los Angeles, reaching a peak in the mid 1980s. Paisley Underground bands incorporated psychedelia, rich vocal harmonies and guitar interplay, owing a parti...

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May 12, 2021 94 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "This is David Bowie" Rock star David Bowie's first hit was the song "Space Oddity" in 1969. The original pop chameleon, Bowie became a fantastical sci-fi character for his breakout Ziggy Stardust album. He later co-wrote "Fame" with Carlos Alomar and John Lennon, whi...

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DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Label Story- 2-Tone Records" Sandwiched between the fury of punk and the flamboyant New Romantics, 2 Tone was the DIY indie label whose roster of bands not only raised questions regarding social ills but offered solutions. Bursting out of the deprived city streets of Coventry, The Speci...

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April 28, 2021 85 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "BritPop" Britpop was a mid-1990s British-based music and culture movement that emphasised Britishness. It produced brighter, catchier alternative rock, partly in reaction to the popularity of the darker lyrical themes of the US-led grunge music and to the UK's own shoegazing music s...

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April 21, 2021 83 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Female Power" the music industry was not always so welcoming to women recording artists. In the early 20th century, many women were barred from performing in certain venues. Others faced discrimination on the road, radio, and from record label executives and fellow male artists.

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April 14, 2021 66 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Best band lineup changes" Chemistry is everything. Sometimes bands lack that special spark from the start. Sometimes circumstance transpires to extinguish it. In certain special circumstances, though, all it takes is one small change to (re)ignite the energy and inspiration to carry the...

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April 7, 2021 68 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called “The Story of Shoegaze" Shoegaze, the musical genre that exploded onto the scene in the early 1990s, mainly in the UK, was the beautiful fusion of an impressive wall of sound powered by electric guitars with reverb effects and pop, at times almost honeyed melodies. All of it carried by often...

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March 31, 2021 71 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called ​“Teenage Symphonies to God- Let me change your mind about- The Beach Boys" If we had to whittle down our case for Brian Wilson as one of the greatest composers to ever record music down to just one song, it would be “Surf’s Up,” the masterpiece  intended to wash the taste of those sunny, st...

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March 24, 2021 63 min

DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The Devil me me do it" Since its inception, rock’n’roll has been thought of by moral authorities as ​“the Devil’s music”. Because rock’s bass-heavy rhythms make people want to dance, laugh, and eventually have sex, squares and evangelists hear Satan in every twanging guitar, and vilify ...

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March 17, 2021 83 min

(Episode 44)  
 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show Podcast- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Kid Congo Powers" What do The Gun Club, The Cramps & Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have in common? KID CONGO POWERS!! Wanna find out more? visit www.djkingblind.com or search DJ Kingblind in your favorite podcast app to find out more!

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