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Genre: Electronica, Progressive Soul


The Progressive Underground with Chris Campbell serves up a creative and ethereal mix of electronica, b-sides and rare grooves every Sunday night from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. on WDET 101.9FM.




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The Progressive Underground Show 225: Charivari Detroit Festival Edition

July 31, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

On this episode we preview Charivari Detroit 2017 Electronic Music Festival………

Song Artist Album
Revival Peter Croce 12" single
Burn Out Blues Washed Out Mister Mellow
Love And... Moomin Laid 16
Gravity River Tiber 12" single
Trivial Motion (Prep re-mix) Shy Girls Salt
Messages from Dub (Mike Huckaby re-mix) Dubbyman Dubtroit EP
From the Other Side The Steoples 12" single
Warrior Code Theo Parrish feat. Wajeed & Duminie DePorres Gentrified Love Part 2
Just Ask Dezaulait feat. Courtney Beavers 12" single
L.A. Threshold (DJ Harrison remix) De Lux Generation
Lyk U Use 2 Moodymann Moodymann
Around (Solomun Vox) Noir & Haze 12" single
Bozza Gerry Read Yeh Come Dance
It Ain't Fair Bilal & The Roots 12" single
Song Artist Album
Sharivari A Number of Names 12" single
Speaker Box Bruce Bailey 12" single
Magic Door Marissa Guzman Joy Road
Outstanding Terrence Parker 12" single
Fall For You (Sandy Rivera's Classic Mix) Kings of Tomorrow Fall For You EP
Radiance Mike Huckaby Harmonie Park Classics Volume 1
Cosmic Rituals Patrice Scott In The Dark: Detroit Is Back
Stars In Your Eyes (Andre Lodemann Dub) Alton Miller Light Years Away
Magic Water Rick "The Godson" Wilhite In The Dark (The Soul Of Detroit)
My Life Delano Smith 12" single
When the Morning Comes Alton Miller feat. Amp Fiddler 12" single

The Progressive Underground Show 220: SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EDITION

June 25, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

Song Artist Album
Take Me Higher (Waiwan Remix) Fertile Ground feat. Navasha Daya Remixed
Way Back When Brenda Russell Brenda Russell
On My Mind Dornik Dornik
Feelin' It Delta Rhythm Section Old School Classics
Seven Days in Sunny June Jamiroquai Dynamite
Renaissance Jean Luc-Ponty Aurora
Cali Drought Wave Lone Lemurian
Teardrop Massive Attack Mezzanine
Learning to Love Me Diviniti & Charles Webster 12" single
Drug of Choice One Freq Freq Tape
Navigate Me Video 7 feat. GDMRW 12" single
Can We Pretend Trus' Me feat. Amp Fiddler In the Red
Song Artist Album
Tropicalia (Jay's Bahia Remix) Blue Six Aquarian Angel
Sugar Lenny Kravitz Are You Gonna Go My Way
Groovin' In Heaven Evil Needle Reminisce
A Day Without You Osunlade Pyrography
Circular Motion Nuspirit Helsinki Nuspirit Helsinki
Closer J-Soul feat. Julie Dexter Black Sinatra
Softly Jaidene Veda Wanderlust
Saravah Les Nubians One Step Forward
This Is Blue Hour Vanessa Daou Slow To Burn
Stopover Bombay Alice Coltrane Journey into Satchidinanda
Combiner Boom Clap Bachelors Kort Før Dine Læber
Awake Again Duke Hugh 12" single

The Progressive Underground Show 219 feat. JEAN LUC-PONTY & JAMES CARTER

June 18, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

On tonight episode of TPU, we interview legendary fusion jazz artist JEAN LUC-PONTY………….

Song Artist Album
Modern Times Blues Jean Luc-Ponty Open Mind
Alone In Da' Sun Beat Spacek Modern Streets
Something About You Dornik Dornik
Talk To Me Jordan Rakei Cloak
Tarot Cassandra Wilson Thunderbird
Thanks Seven Davis Jr. Kutmah Presents Worldwide Family Vol. 2
Complexity The Roots feat. Jill Scott Phrenology
Navigate Me Video 7 feat. GDMRW 12" single
Guaratiba Azymuth Carioca
Skynd Dig Langsomt Boom Clap Bachelors Mellem Dine Laeber
Keep Looking Sade Paradise
GP James Carter Layin' in the Cut
Odyssey James Carter In Carterian Fashion
Song Artist Album
Rennaisance Jean Luc-Ponty Aurora
Gardens of Babylon Jean Luc-Ponty Imaginary Voyage
In the Fast Lane Jean Luc-Ponty Storytelling
Plastic Idols Jean Luc-Ponty Fables
A Taste for Passion Jean Luc-Ponty A Taste for Passion
Faith In You Jean Luc-Ponty The Gift of Time
Give Us A Chance Jean Luc-Ponty A Taste for Passion
The Gift of Time Jean Luc-Ponty The Gift of Time
No Use Jazzanova In Between
You Live In My Head Dels Petals Have Fallen
Awake Again Duke Hugh 12" single
Outside Your Door Me'Shell NdegeOcello Plantation Lullabies

The Progressive Underground Show 218 feat. KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL

June 11, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

On tonight’s episode we interview international soul artist Kindred The Family Soul……………

Song Artist Album
Crystal Jungle DSR.MR 12" single
Looks Steve Lacy Steve Lacy's Demo
Angel Child Chicano Batman Freedom Is Free
Jazz House Sound Source 12" single
Trapped Sidewalk Chalk 12" single
Smoov Bumps Kai Alce Alpha Revisited EP
Home Illa J 12" single
Convex Hollow Five Pound Snap 12inch single
The Beyond Video 7 feat. CJay 12inch single
Light Ray Evil Needle Reminisce
Love Is - Part 1 Kindred The Family Soul Legacy of Love
Everybodys Hustling Kindred The Family Soul A Couple Friends
Stars Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love
Welcome To My World Kindred The Family Soul Legacy Of Love
Song Artist Album
Rhythm of Life Kindred The Family Soul Surrender to Love
As of Yet Kindred The Family Soul In This Life Together
Far Away Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love
All My People (Boogie Back Remix) Kindred The Family Soul Legacy of Love
Magic Door Marissa Guzman Joy Road
Into Life Jaidene Veda 12" single
In the Morning Kerri Chandler 12" single
Parlay Galcher Lustwerk 12" single
Saturday Night Nicolay feat. Carlitta Durrand City Lights Volume 2: Shibuya
True Nature Jim James Eternally Even
Passion Paradise Tantra Zawadi 12" single
Talk To Me Jordan Rakei Cloak
Partners in Crime (Part 2) The Internet Feel Good
Deep Talkin' Trinidadian Deep The Offering EP

The Progressive Underground Show 217 feat. SHAHIDA MAUSI & ONE FREQ

June 4, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

Song Artist Album
Hotshot Brame & Hamo The Parish Rumors EP
Rewind Sylvan Esso What Now
Nothing Wrong Wayne Snow Freedom TV
Old New School Love Arima Ederra Earth to Arima
Fenix (Ron Trent remix) Azymuth 12" single
Just a Touch (Jazz Element Mix) Essence 12" single
Sam Cooke & Marvin Gaye Blue Lab Beats 12" single
Rocksteady United Vibrations feat. Jordan Rakei 12" single
Dance of Nubia 3 Chairs Three Chairs 3
She Can't Love You Chemise 12" single
Close Your Eyes (Yoruba remix) Miguel Migs feat. Me'Shell N'degeocello Outside the Skyline
777-9311 The Time What Time is It
Drug of Choice One Freq Freq Tape
Next Level One Freq Freq Tape
Song Artist Album
Expansions Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes Expansions
My Special Perfect One Chante Moore A Love Supreme
Take Me to the Alley Gregory Porter Take Me to the Alley
L.O.V.E. Joss Stone 12" single
Liquid Love Roy Ayers Virgin Ubiquity II (Unreleased Recordings 1976-1981)
Plastic Idols Jean Luc-Ponty Fables
Since Our Last Goodbye Charles Bradley & the Menaham Street Band 12" single
Deep Water Incognito feat. Maysa Positivity
God's Promise Black Jazz Consortium RE: Action of Light
Journey into Satchadinanda Alice Coltrane Journey into Satchadinanda
Sensuality Vikter Duplaix 12" single
Essingan Les Tetes Brulees 12" single
May/December Mos Def Black on Both Sides

The Progressive Underground Show 215 feat. Paula Huthat (Cinema Detroit) & Sam Fotias (Paxahau - Movement Festival)

May 21, 2017 on The Progressive Underground

On this episode we interview Paula Huthat (Cinema Detroit) about new Coltrane flick & Sam Fotias (Paxahau) Movement 2017

Song Artist Album
Conscious Verzache 12" single
I'd Never Thought I'd See the Day Sade 12" single
Lack of Afro Coco Music for Adverts
Blackbird Fat Freddy's Drop 12" single
Simple Emily McClean 12" single
A Love Supreme Alice Coltrane World Galaxy
Working Hour Tears for Fears Songs from the Big Chair
Everyday SImian Mobile Disco A Form of Change
What Are You Wearing Bottle Tree 12" single
Fenix (Ron Trent remix) Azymuth 12" single
Equinox John Coltrane Coltrane's Sound
Blue Train John Coltrane Blue Train
Naima John Coltrane Giant Steps
Song Artist Album
Caught In a Lie Chastity Belt 12" single
Don't Blame Yourself Chaz Budnick 12" single
I Think I'll Do Some Stepping On My Own Sandy Barber 12" single
Some Steve Lacy 12" single
Forsaken Laura Misch 12" single
Funky Bones Paloma Sometimes We Love You Truly
Sun Rays Stimulator Jones 12" single
Nightgowns Loyle Carner & Tom Misch 12" single
Last Drip Jamie Isaac Couch Baby
Clear Air Savdaliza The Suspended Kid
Please You Atjazz feat. Clyde 12" single
Last Night in Los Feliz Niia I
Carry You Inside Physics 12" single
Dent Jusay Matt Martians 12" single
Hold On KRTS 12" single

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