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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October 13, 2021 76 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Philly Soul" Philadelphia soul is a genre of late 1960s–1970s soul music characterized by funk influences and lush instrumental arrangements, often featuring sweeping strings and piercing horns. The genre laid the groundwork for disco by fusing the R&B rhythm sections of the 1960s with the...

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 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Murder Ballads" Murder ballads have been around for a long, long time as a traditional form of poetry that exists to tell the story of a murder. First found in Europe a few hundred years ago, these poems and songs have since become heavily associated with traditional American music from the So...

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September 29, 2021 65 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "This is no sophomore slump" While many artists stumble on album number two, some have looked down the barrel without flinching. Many of those on this list have gone on to have storied careers. Being able to ignore expectations, excitement, and buzz and create excellent music that realizes the ...

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DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The New Wave British Heavy Metal" Of course, the New Wave of British Heavy Metal wasn’t born fully formed and clad in denim, leather, and studded bullet belts on that specific night. Rather, it was very gradually fostered in a scattered, informal fashion over a period of years by countless band...

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September 15, 2021 71 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Label Story- Stiff Records" Stiff Records is a British independent record label formed in London, England, in 1976, Stiff Records was at the heart of the new wave, bringing the world artists as diverse as Elvis Costello, Kirsty MacColl and Ian Dury and what is generally regarded as the first e...

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September 8, 2021 82 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "This is Sister Rosetta Tharpe" Rock 'n' roll was bred between the church and the nightclubs in the soul of a queer black woman in the 1940s named Sister Rosetta Tharpe. She was there before Elvis, Little Richard and Johnny Cash swiveled their hips and strummed their guitars. It was Tha...

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September 1, 2021 68 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "O' Canada"  The music of Canada has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country.  Indigenous Peoples, the Irish, British, and the French have all made unique contributions to the musical heritage of Canada. The music has also subsequently been influenced by American cultu...

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August 25, 2021 64 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Song about Outer Space"  Space-themed music is any music, from any genre or style, with lyrics or titles relating to outer space or space travel. Songs or other musical forms influenced by the concept of outer space have appeared in music throughout history, both in instrumental and vocal piec...

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August 18, 2021 71 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "Art Rock" Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.  Art rock aspires to elevate rock from entertainment to an artistic statement,  opting for a more exp...

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August 11, 2021 63 min

 DJ Kingblind presents The Big Beat online radio show- This week we talk about & play the best music in a themed Podcast called "The Rolling Stones- Covered " In this episode we found the best bands covering the greatest songs from The Rolling Stones. From David Bowie to Etta James & all things in-between. Wanna find out more? visit www.djkingblind.com or search DJ Kingblind in your favorite podcast app to find out ...

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August 4, 2021 65 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 "Carolina Shag Dance Party" Though primarily confined to a small regional fan base, specifically to "Grand Strand" communities such as Myrtle Beach, Carolina Beach, and the Golden Isles of Georgia, in its early days what is now known as Carolina beach music or Carolina shag was i...

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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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July 21, 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 "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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