Chris Campbell

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Host/Producer, The Progressive Underground

Chris Campbell (aka DJ Cambeaux) is a DJ/music journalist and nationally-renowned tastemaker who has written for publications such as Upscale, Smooth Jazz News, Soul Interviews and Examiner.

His books The Essential Neo Soul and Neo Soul 2.0 spotlight the progressive soul music movement and are the only publications to cover its history.

Campbell is also a correspondent for NPR (National Public Radio) curating global underground music for segments such as “Heavy Rotation” and “Songs We Love.”

As host of the Progressive Underground, he takes listeners on a multi-genre musical odyssey by way of creative hand-picked playlists, exclusive artist interviews and atmospheric style mixes.

ccampbell@wdet.org   Follow @cambeaux

Recent Posts

The Progressive Underground 232 feat. WAAJEED & TREY SIMON

Sept. 24, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

Song Artist Album
Numb Soul Clap Soul Clap
Sober Mahalia 12" single
When You Get Right Down To It The Delfonics The Delfonics
Smile Levan Kali 12" single
Cortex Fingalick Twominds
Quem e Quem E. Doza feat. Jr. Jarris 12" single
Loran's Dance Idris Muhammad Power of Soul
Nowhere I Can Go Clara Hill All I Can Provide
Jermingham Brother Terrance 12" single
Marie Yazmin Lacey 12" single
Riding High Platinum Pied Pipers 12" single
Centerfold Tiny Hearts Stay
Winston's Midnight Disco Wajeed Shango EP
Escape from Stinktown Wajeed The War LP
Song Artist Album
Star Slum Village Trinity (Past, Present And Future)
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Platinum Pied Pipers Triple P
Snow Cold Tiny Hearts Stay
Tron Wajeed The War LP
Dejate Llevar The Marias 12" single
My Angel Trey Simon 12" single
So Hard to Be Trey Simon 12" single
In-studio performance Trey Simon 12" single
Fall For You (Sandy Riviera Classic remix) Kings of Tomorrow Fall For You EP
Itsy Bitsy Spider Ryan Porter 12" single
The Difference Logic 12" single
Melonkoly Submerse 12" single

The Progressive Underground Show 230 feat. GUS GREENLEAF

Sept. 10, 2017

Song Artist Album
My Place in Space Jimmy Smith Sit On It
Rayon Letherette Refresh
Il Pleut Sur La Gare Brigitte Fontaine Plans Fixes
Somersault Jaidene Veda Wanderlust
Keep Your Business to Yourself Jitwan 12" single
Am I Wrong Anderson Paak Malibu

The Progressive Underground Show 229 feat. PAXAHAU, DJ MINX, DJ HOLOGRAPHIC & REBECCA GOLDBERG

Aug. 27, 2017

We explore the outer reaches of electronica through techno, deep house, future soul, nu-jazz, b-sides and rare groove.

Song Artist Album
N4 Lance Neptune Animal Eclipse
Redeye King We Are King
Love Trinidadian Deep Deep Love EP
Mr White Khruangbin The Universe Smiles Upon You
Mary L St. Germain St. Germain
Move Viigo Vinyl Moon Volume 010: Dry
Basking Lone Reality Testing
Forbidden Knowledge Raury All We Need
Seeing The Way Through Black Jazz Consortium RE:Action of Light
Glad Eric Lau 12" single
God's Promise Black Jazz Consortium RE:Actions Of Light
Flowers Aisha Zoe 12" single
Palmeiras Candeias Candeias
Spyglas O'Flynn 12" single
Obi Agye Me Dofo Vis-a-Vis 12" single
Breathe, Something Stellar Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Song Artist Album
Magic Door Marissa Guzman Joy Road
Stellar Sight Princess Freesia The Rainbow Ride
Make Me Feel (Catchment Remix) Golf Clap Back Nine
Soulful Beat Mocky Key Change
How Did We Get Here U & I Einstein feat. LaVeda Davis 12" single
Sea of Voices (Galimatias remix) Porter Robinson Worlds
Catch Me If You Can Jessica Care Moore Black Tea: The Legend of Jessi James
Within Reason Lars Behrenroth Election EP
Love Child Vanessa Daou Make You Love
Rotation Leaf Erikson Shotguns & Wedding Bells
Wheels Fat Freddy's Drop Bays
Dynamite Rebekka Ling 12" single
Blue Heat Shoebox Electric Blue
Columbia Nights Glide feat. Vaughan Octavia
The Anthem WU15 Wu15 EP