Blast from the Past: A Mix from 2006

June 2, 2015 at 11:21 pm
frankold I've been working in radio for about 15 years now. I linked up with a lot of people from around the country when I was broadcasting out of Cal State Fullerton. One dude, DJ Prizmatik, was syndicating my show back in 2005-06 on his network in the New York area, and somehow linked up with Sprint Mobile, so people on that network could find our shows on their phones. Here's the first one I did for that project. WHAT IS A TRIP is this NYC accent I would use on the radio during that time. I'm not sure where that came from, and almost forgot about it until I stumbled across this. I think it was just a hip hop thing. I'm glad the audio is still available, because this represents a time when I was going real heavy on the DJ tip, gigging a lot, plus doing radio and spinning at school. I was eating and sleeping music, while hustling in college. You can hear the Garth Trinidad influence for sure! I think it's safe to say this identity is long gone, and the (semi) grown up Frank Foreal (who was born in CA) has lost his NY accent.

Frank Foreal Live on Soundwaves Radio – May 31st, 2014

June 3, 2014 at 11:55 am
SW_Alternate   Tracklist: Kraak & Smaak - I Just Want To Be Loved Focus - Having Your Fun (4 Hero Rmx) Sun Singleton - Ready (Opolopo) Kelis - Cobbler Electric Wire Hustle - These Are The Last Days Jason McGuinness - Smiling Faces Amerigo Gazaway - Time (To Get It Together) E Reece - This Is... Ana Tijoux - Vengo Karol Conka - Boa Noite Chrissy Murderbot - Braaain

Frank Foreal Live On Soundwaves Radio – March 29th, 2014

March 30, 2014 at 2:37 pm
SW_Alternate   I felt like taking a Jazz route for my set on this show, including some classics, some acid jazz stuff, and a beat I made a few years back. Tracklisting: Gil Scott-Heron - Is That Jazz? Grant Green & Dianne Reeves - Down Here On The Ground Presto - Trip To Brazil Frank Foreal - Rookie Beat 1 Roy Ayers - I Did It In Seatle Jazzanova - L.O.V.E. and You & I E Reece - This Is... Klaus Wunderlich - Summertime Dizzy Gillespie Sextet - Groovin' High
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