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An eclectic series of music shows where personalities, experts, and DJs from all over the world offer mixes of the latest, the rarest, and the deepest dives into niche territory. Playlists range from Brazilian vinyl to Sun Ra to surf guitar riffs.

 

SERIES

Your Boy Black Helmet

A journey through genres, words, and continents as artist Azikiwe Mohammed, aka DJ Black Helmet, searches and finds the jams the spatial wave calls for. This series features a round up of his most recent sonic journeys as well as some (kind of) classics.

Azikiwe Mohammed, aka DJ Black Helmet, has been DJ'ing in and around New York since 2005. His series Your Boy Black Helmet journeys through genres, words, and continents, focusing mostly on jams that are righteous and ready for wave surfing, for the crates are bountiful and we all should partake in the eternal harvest.
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#trashDAY

#trashDAY hosts and visual artists Kenya (Robinson) and Doreen Garner elevate the vernacular of urban fiction, reality television, gossip publications, social dance, and fashion, and use it as a point of departure for satire and social commentary. 

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Second Sundays Concert Series

Live music sets from the Pioneer Works Second Sundays monthly open house festivities at their beautiful space in Red Hook, Brooklyn, curated by Olivier Conan of the treasured music venue Barbès, and recorded by Clocktower Radio. Creative, exotic, usually dance-able, and always with strong ties to music from lands far away.
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Ghetto Biennale: Radyo Shak

Radyo Shak was the independent broadcast voice of the Ghetto Biennale of Haiti, hosting freeform radio including Rara bands, locals, artists and writers, and Haitian revolutionary history. 
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She Resonates

She Resonates is a series about advocacy through political action and sound, produced by Las Marías and Merche Blasco.
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Electric Kahraba

Searching for unique sounds of independent Middle Eastern Music, J. Namy aka Electric Kahraba, brings together contemporary and traditional music from the region. 
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Sound and Vision

David Humphrey invites different artist guests to select playlists, including Laurie Simmons, Jeremy Blake, Oliver Herring, Dana Schutz, and more. 
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In the Hopper

In her DJ sets and on WBAI's Liquid Sound Lounge, DJ Jeannie Hopper gives independent artists, record labels and producers a chance to be heard.

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Yes Yes Y'all

Charlie Ahearn, a key figure in the hip-hop and DJ scenes, director of the movie Wild Style, and co-author of the book Yes Yes Y'All, invites hip-hop, DJ, and dance world elites to talk history and music.
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Tuning Baghdad

Host Regine Basha asks the question: can there be a musical citizenship? through her explorations into the musical history of the Iraqi-Jewish diaspora through home recordings of this last generation musicians. 
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SHOWS

Second Sundays: Chances With Wolves
East of What??
Cinevox
Second Sundays October Mixtape
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 28
Ho! Hoe! Heaux!
DJ Richard Nixon: 7 Inches of Soul
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 34
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 36
Emily McMehen: Max Beauvoir
Second Sundays Interviews: Mathilde Roussel, Jesse Moretti, Olivier Conan, and Janka Nabay
Second Sundays: August Mixtape
Second Sundays: July Mixtape
Second Sundays: Stephane Wrembel and Banda De Los Muertos
David Bowie Tribute
Live From Bene's, To Sunny
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 35
#trashDAY: Play Too Much
DJ Richard Nixon, To Prince
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 40
DJ Richard Nixon, Bene's Dollar Bin
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 41
DJ Richard Nixon, Hailu Mergia
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 42
An Appreciation of Albert Ayler
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 43
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 44
DJ Richard Nixon, Brazilian Vinyl
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 45
DJ Richard Nixon, Jamaican Pressings
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 47
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 48
DJ Richard Nixon, Electoral Headache
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 49
Hoes is Winning / It's a Celebration Bitches
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 50
Live From Bene's Christmas Spectacular
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 51
#trashDAY: Live at MoCADA
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 52
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 53
Live From Bene's: Protest Music Special
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 54
STANKLOVE: Episode 1
From the Crates to Your Ears
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol 55
Pan-Caribbean Spectacular
ST4NKLOV3 : TrapBack Season
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 56
Pan-Caribbean Spectacular
Your Boy Black Helmet Vol. 57
Record Store Day
The Clean-Out Man