The Progressive Underground

  • Sunday 8 p.m.–11 p.m.

The Progressive Underground w/ Chris Campbell serves up a creative mix Afro-pean, house, electronic.... all the things that will make Sunday night with WDET unforgettable.

  • Mar 01

    The Progressive Underground Show 113 feat. JESSICA CARE MOORE - The Progressive Underground

    On this episode of The Progressive Underground we interview poet, author, and BLACK WOMEN ROCK (BWR) founder JESSICA CARE MOORE to get the drop on the latest BWR program coming to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Saturday, March 7. This episode is an all BLACK WOMEN ROCK installment as we feature music from artists who have been part of the BWR series in the past and present along with music from artist who exemplify the BWR philosophy.

    We explore the of electronica through the genres of techno, deep house, future soul, nu-funk, b-sides, rare groove and for this episode ROCK. We go from 8-11 pm EST on 101.9 FM WDET and wdet.org.



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Soul Size Love (Andy Compton Peng Mix)
    Jaidene Veda 12" single
    Passion
    Dionne Farris Wild Seed, Wild Flower
    You Are Heaven Sent
    Nicolette Let No One Live Rent Free in Your Head
    Learning to Love Me
    Charles Webster feat. DIVINITI House Masters
    Too Tough to Die
    Martina Topley-Bird Quixotic
    They Say Vision
    Res How I Do
    Featherlight
    Paola Jean Right On Time
    Commonwealth (Cheap Chicks)
    Bahamadia BB Queen
    Hedonism (Just Because You Feel Good)
    Skunk Anasie Stoosh
    Womansong
    Ursula Rucker Supa Sista
    Army of Me
    Bjork w/Skunk Anasie Post
    Insomnie
    Les Nubians One Step Forward
    Rising Tide
    Stephanie McKay McKay
    Once In a While (Manolo Every Now & Then mix)
    Vanessa Daou 12" single
    So Have I For You
    Nikka Costa Everybody Got Their Something

  • Mar 01

    National poet/artist JESSICA CARE MOORE to be profiled on this weekend's Progressive Underground - The Progressive Underground

    On this weekend's episode of The Progressive Underground we interview poet, author, and BLACK WOMEN ROCK (BWR) founder JESSICA CARE MOORE to get the drop on the latest BWR program coming to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Saturday, March 7.

    Moore will articulate her reasons for starting the groundbreaking series, what its impact has been and what its direction will be moving forward. This episode will also feature music from BWR artists who have participated with the series in the past and present along with those who who exemplify the BWR philosophy.

    We explore the of electronica through the genres of techno, deep house, future soul, nu-funk, b-sides, rare groove and for this episode ROCK. Tune in to 101.9 FM WDET and wdet.org, Sunday, March 1, 8-11 pm EST.


  • Feb 22

    The Progressive Underground Show 112 - The Progressive Underground

    On tonight's installment of the Progressive Underground, we bump tracks from Yolanda Johnson, Timmy Regisford, Clara Hill, Elis Regina, Malik Alston, Madlib, Evil Needle, Jeni Suk, Brandon Williams and so many more! We also have an exclusive interview with actor/author/musician/multi-instrumentalist LEON.

    We explore the outer reaches of electronica by way of techno, deep jazzy house, future soul, b-sides and rare grooves. We go from 8-11 pm EST on 101.9 WDET and wdet.org.



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Gifts of Love
    Deeperholic feat. Dana Byrd & Tantra Zawadi 12" single
    Ties
    Yolanda Johnson 12" single
    Movement
    Timmy Regisford 12" single
    That Easy
    Clara Hill Restless Times
    Deep Love
    Black Jazz Consortium Structure
    Deep Talkin'
    Trinidadian Deep The Offering EP
    Crystal City
    Talese Harris of Riot Baby Notes from the Underground
    Closer
    J-Soul feat. Julie Dexter Black Sinatra
    O' Trem Azul
    Elis Regina 12" single
    Throw Your Chains Off
    Mr. Carmack Indie
    Promise Me Love
    Malik Alston 12" single
    Fly Away
    Talib Kweli feat. Jessica Care Moore 12" single
    Circular Motion
    Nuspirit Helsinki Nuspirit Helsinki
    Captivate
    Evil Needle 12" single
    Invocation
    Black Bottom Collective People Mover

  • Feb 15

    The Progressive Underground Show 111 - The Progressive Underground

    On tonight's episode of the Progressive Underground we bump tracks from Vanessa Daou, Aquanote, Everett James, 40 Winks, Brandon Williams, Yennek, Ursula Rucker, Book Cadillac, Jessica Care Moore, Jamila, Jrod Indigo, Diviniti, Charles Webster, LeXus, LaVeda Davis, Sonzeira, Me'Shell N'degeocello, Rick Wade, Anthony Valadez and many more. We also do a brief tribute to the late Chantay "Legacy" Leonard and sample a couple tracks from her discography.

    We go from 8-11 pm EST on 101.9 FM WDET and wdet.org. Turn on, tune in, and VIBE.



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Two to Tango
    Vanessa Daou Slow to Burn
    Back to Me
    Eman X Vlooper feat. Gabrielle Modlee XXL
    Problèmes D'amour
    Alexander Robotnick Ce N'est Q'un Début
    Hangin' On A String (Contemplating)
    Loose Ends So Where Are You?
    Nebula
    Delano Smith Deep Fundamentals EP
    Only
    Aquanote 12" single
    Go Je Je
    Antibalas Government Magic
    Better Man
    Everett James Metamorphosis
    Outside the Box
    40 Winks It's The Trip
    Everything
    Brandon Williams feat. Matt Cusson XII
    Neon Soul
    Count Bass D L7 (Mid-Life Crisis)
    Southern Freez
    Sonzeira Brasil Bam Bam Bam
    Astre
    Lawrence LaDoux 12" single
    Shopping for Jazz
    Meshell Ndegeocello Comet, Come To Me
    Serena X
    Yennek Panic In Detroit

  • Feb 08

    The Progressive Underground Show 110 - The Progressive Underground

    On tonight's installment of the Progressive Underground, we bump tracks from Jaidene Veda, James Kirkwood, Frankie Knuckles, Charles Webster, Diviniti, Francis Bebay, Jrod Indigo (pictured), Raybone Jones and many more!

    We go from 8-11 pm EST on 101. 9 WDET and wdet.org.



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Healing
    Underground Vibe feat. Jaidene Veda & Pete Mo 12" single
    Cali Drought Wave
    Lone Lemurian
    Hang On In There
    Mike James Kirkland Hang On In There
    Tears
    Frankie Knuckles feat. Satoshi Tomie 12" single
    Sanza Tristesse
    Francis Bebey 12" single
    The Freak
    Ugly Drums feat. the Kalakuta Soul Band The Freak EP
    Electric Love
    Vikter Duplaix 12" single
    As She Moves
    Raybone Jones & Jon Easley In The Dark: Detroit Is Back
    Breathin'
    Jneiro Jarel Three Piece Puzzle
    Know This
    Nick Hill 12" single
    Learning to Love Me
    Charles Webster feat. Diviniti House Masters
    Phosphorescent Waves
    Kat O1O Natural Phenomena
    Optimum
    Jrod Indigo 12" single
    Mugen
    Harrison & Seamus Hamilton 12" single
    Overcome
    Stan Forebee 12" single

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