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Music Ninja Radio #102: dreamin' up front, party in the back

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #102 - 02/02/2018 This edition was about as eclectic as they come ranging from dreamy indie to tech house slappers. We've had some great guests and themed episodes recently, so I really wanted to highlight 5 new albums that I've had in heavy rotation for the last few weeks from the supremely laid back funk jam-band @khruangbin-official, Swedish indie outfit HOLY, weightless pop trio NADINE, LA disco rockers De Lux and emotional dance music extraordinaire @lane8music. ~Tracklist~ Khruangbin - Lady and Man Khruangbin - Cómo Me Quieres NADINE - Ultra Pink Mild High Club - Windowpane Cuco - Sunnyside (@trappedindeathstar) NADINE - Pews Sparklehorse - Piano Fire HOLY - premonition / ◯ / it shines through (@pnkslm) HOLY - Heard Her Jay Som - O.K., Meet Me Underwater De Lux - Cause for Concern De Lux - Writing Music fro Money, to Write More Music De Lux - Guys Just Want to Have Pleasure Tom Misch - Water Baby (feat. Loyle Carner) @yungestbae - DNA. (Yung Bae Remix) @onra - No Question ft. Pomrad @drellimusic - Know Ya Lane 8 - Daya L. Doblado - Lie Alone (16 Bit Lolitas Remix) Lane 8 - Little By Little Rambo - Prolly Neva (@rambothefifth) @justin-jay - Oii Oii Oii @lennykiser - Tat @friendwithin - Better Looking @marcus-marr - Familiar Five

Music Ninja Radio #101: A Causmic Occasion

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #101 - 01/26/2018 The homie and master beatmaker @causmic dropped by TMN Radio this week to share selections from his debut solo album 'Wormholes' and a few tracks that inspired it. We chopped it up about the galaxy, our mutual love of Flying Lotus and the visual influences behind 'Wormholes.' Building off Causmic's otherworldly originals, we kept the instrumentals going with a wide array of experimental beats and a sprinkle of new hip-hop. Listen to 'Wormholes' ~Tracklist~ @dd-elle - Silk Flying Lotus - Zodiac S**t Flying Lotus - MmmHmm (feat. Thundercat) Flying Lotus - Massage Situation Causmic - Alpha Centauri Causmic - Swamps of Dagobah Causmic - Dark Side of Namek @yung-h33m - Jacuzzi @whynnel - Time Traveling Paradox @samgellaitry - Hibernation @audio-dope - Pai Mei @tennysonmusic - Lay-By SiR - Never Home Dabrye - Lil Mufuckuz (feat. Doom) @larrydekat - I Still Don't (Part II) Rejjie Snow - Egyptian Luvr (feat. Aminé)(prod. Kaytranada) @lyricwalls - sassaraf SiR - D'Evils @drip-133 - no picture in my frame James Blake - If the Car Beside You Moves Ahead Mura Masa - Suicide Blades Shigeto - A Child's Mind Flying Lotus - Putty Boy Strut Ben Hauke - Yeh Yeh ft. Nubya Garcia (@user-411792489) @octoocta - Move On (Let Go) (De-Stress Mix) (@honeysoundsystem) Tell - Y'all Feel That Honey (Paradise Mix) (@milantell) @herzeloyde - Moan @jdsenuti - Trituration

Instrumental Hip-Hop
Music Ninja Radio 💯

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #100 - 01/19/2018 To celebrate our 100th episode, I got all nostalgic listening back to clips from TMN Radio shows past with a couple surprise guests. Clips from: -Episode 7: Ash's Post Burning Man aka "Music to Massage the Mind" -Episode 52: History of The Music Ninja as told by Blas & Clayton -Episode 50: Baseer's Summer Jams (@baseerahmad) -Episode 51: @tylerhawkins Live Freestyle -Episode 38: @wearemosaics Perform "Freedom" Live -Episode 37: @squaddab / @pepperboy / @greenovarecords Live Freestyle -Episode 77: @stillwoozy Premieres "Vacation" ( -Episode 98: Cosmic Amanda on the History of @bffdotfm ( -Episode 60: Thoughts on the Election ( -Episode 46: Dom's Soul / Hip-Hop Segment (@dpdpowell) Huge thanks to all the friends/contributors, listeners and to for making this possible. I can't express how grateful I am to be able to do this every week and I hope you'll all stay tuned in for the next hundo!

Music Ninja Radio #99: Indie Ketchup & Cosmic Crates In the Mix

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #99 - 01/12/2018 We had a couple firsts on this episode with Brian, 1/2 of @cosmiccrates, in the studio for a live mixing sesh. Before we got into that that, we opened up playing catch up on some of my favorite new indie rock/pop releases from @jay_som, @thesufis-1, @frankie-cosmos, @slenderbodies and more. When Brian joins for the second half, we chop it up about the Cosmic Crates project, his experience growing up in Detroit and thoughts on the state of electronic music today. For the final hour, we had a fun live b2b session sharing some deep and hazy house cuts. ~Tracklist~ Sampa the Great  - Casper (feat. Syreneyiscreamy)  @whynnel - Dystopia 
 Frankie Cosmos - Jesse 
The Sufis - All Knowing (71)
 Jay Som - Pirouette  Slenderbodies - Amnesia   Elle Olsun - Crying Over You (@salami-rose-joe-louis) @bluehawaii - Blissing  Francis and the Lights - Cruise (@francisandthelights) Kali Uchis - After the Storm (feat. Tyler, the Creator & Bootsy Collins) 
David Byrne - Everybody's Coming To My House
 De Lux - Keyboards Cause We're Black and White  @mallgrab - BFODAAS 
 @joemakemusic - Tail Lift  @neubalance - Restate - Dance Edit 
LK - Angel
 (@viers) 1989 - Energy Box
 unknown - Crime Pays @palmstrax - Honey Lemongina
 @fritswentink - Doin Bits (Frits Wentink Remix)  Ben Hauke - Side Man (KNO UR SELF) (@bjamin) unknown - Whitney Houston Edit
 @cocktail-damore - Powder
 Nackt - Rising Tide 
(@nacktmusic // @100percentsilk) @thedraftsman - Crush 
Omar S. - Desert Eagle
 Jack Ward - Sometimes Things Happen (@jackwrd)

Music Ninja Radio #98: Cosmic Amanda & DJ Chad on the Spaceship

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #98 - 01/05/2018 On the eve of our Space Disco / Benefit, we were joined by @BFFdotfm's founder Cosmic Amanda and the legendary DJ Chad (@adrian-augmon). But before we got into the disco sesh, I kicked off the show with some hazy, spacey cuts from MGMT, Vivian Fantasy (@chemistsva), @nabihahiqbal and @akasha-system. @Vindata's new mixtape was so good that I had to squeeze in a lil sampler (4 songs!) of its soultronic magic. Before sharing some phenomenal disco cuts, Amanda and I chopped it up about BFF history, Victorian submarines and our mutual love of disco. DJ Chad closed the show out with some wiggly space bumps. Listen on BFF: ~Tracklist~ Vindata - smile w/ Elle Olsun (@salami-rose-joe-louis) MGMT - Hand it Over Vivian Fantasy - Florist Nabihah Iqbal - Zone 1 to 6000 Akasha System - Bloom (@100percentsilk) Broken Keys - All I’m Saying (@joshmace Remix) Vindata - an øde for erykah Vindata - bron sfr rmx @iamjengi - Know You Hudson Mohawke - Foxy Boxing Jadu Heart & Mura Masa - unevercallmebutidontmindbecauseimintheclub​ (Jadu VIP) Sade - Couldn't Love You More (@laurenlosung Remix) Atmosfear - Dancing in Outer Space Todd Terje - Inspector Norse Lindstrøm - I Feel Sapce Midnight Magic - Beam Me Up Asha Puthli - Space Talk Groove Selecta - Hidden Agenda Will Clarke - On The Train

Music Ninja Radio #97: Ash's Best of 2017

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #97 - 12/22/2017 We had a very rare episode to close out 2017 featuring all my favorite tunes of the year and a special guest appearance from former co-host Ninja Dom. I started this playlist with about 12 hours worth of music and ended up focusing on tracks from my favorite albums of the year. To round it all out, I mixed together 11 of my favorite 2017 house tracks. I'm still finishing up all my full EOY playlists, which I'll throw in this description soon. Thx for rockin' with Music Ninja Radio this year! Donate to's end of year fundraiser: ~Tracklist~ Mac DeMarco - On The Level Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill Moses Sumney - Plastic Gabriel Garzón-Montano - Fruitlies Nick Hakim - Green Twins King Krule - Dum Surfer Alvvays - In Undertow Beach Fossils - Closer Everywhere Jay Som - Baybee Japanese Breakfast - Road Head Jonti - Rain Nite Jewel - Obsession The xx - Lips SZA - Broken Clocks Smino - Glass Flows Tyler, the Creator - November Jay Z - The Story of O.J. Kendrick Lamar - Duckworth. Washed Out - Floating By Vince Staples - 745 Mount Kimbie - Blue Train Lines (feat. King Krule) De Lux - 875 Dollars (Juan Maclean’s Casa de 707 Remix) Folamour - Home Beyond the Clouds Amelia Airhorn - NY is Red Hot Hall & Oates - I Can’t Go For That (Pomo Remix) The xx - On Hold (Jamie xx Remix) Mount Kimbie - Marilyn (Palms Trax Remix)
Bonobo - Bambro Koyo Ganda O’Flynn - Tru Dancing Kendrick Lamar - Humble (Wood Holly Bootleg Remix) Yaeji - raingurl Tiga - Woke (Andrea Oliver Remix) Moon Boots - Tear My Heart (feat. Lulu James)


Some of my favorite 2017 thangz Tracklist: De Lux - 875 Dollars (Juan Maclean's Casa dDe 707 Remix) Folamour - Home Beyond the Clouds Amelia Airhorn - NY is Red Hot Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That (Pomo Remix) The xx - On Hold (Jamie xx Remix) Mount Kimbie - Marilyn (Palms Trax Remix) Todd Terje - Jungelknugen (Four Tet Remix) Bonobo - Bambro Koyo Ganda O'Flynn - Tru Dancing Humble (Woody Holly Bootleg) Yaeji - raingurl Tiga - Woke (Andrea Oliver Remix) Moon Boots - Tear My Hearts (feat. Lulu James)

Music Ninja Radio #96: Saturation & Soul

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #96 - 12/15/2017 This week's episode kicked off with a chilled out soul / jazz vibe that carried through out, across genres. Although there were notable releases from some veterans, Brockhampton's Saturation III was easily the project I was the most excited for. Their third album of the year delivered possibly their most ambitious and interesting so far. I matched its title by playing 4 tracks from Saturation III. The second half of the show delved into some jazzy, off-kilter house from Frits Wentink, Ben Hauke, Kerem Akdag, O'Flynn and more. I had to close out the show with a behemoth new Nicolas Jaar track from the deluxe edition of Sirens. RSVP to our upcoming benefit show: More info: ~Tracklist~ Tell (@milantell) - Because I Love You Jorja Smith - Lost (Frank Ocean Cover) Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life - Alive Boogie - Violence (feat. Masego) Smino - Pecans (feat. Terrace Martin) Ravyn Lenae - Sticky Drelli (@drellimusic) - Down Day Brockhampton - Bleach Brockhampton - Stains Brockhampton - Johnny MellowHype - Tisk N.E.R.D. & Kendrick Lamar - Don’t Do It! Brockhampton - Boogie Lafa Taylor & Aabo - Already Found (@vindata Remix) Haute - Shut Me Down (@planet-giza Remix) Jill Scott - Cross My Mind (@cosmosmidnight Midnight Club Edition) Pat Lok - Stay Together (Fabich Remix) Qrion (@qrionqrionqrion) - Quick Turn Kerem Akdag (@kerceya) - Friend O’Flynn - Tru Dancing Ben Hauke (@bjamin // @user-411792489) - Side Man (Kno Ur Self)- Vertiqua (@fritswentink Edit -- "Brown Sugar") (@bobby-donny records) Gerry Read (@gerryread) - Third Date Conrad Clifton (@conradclifton) - Kneel de Grass / High Son Nicolas Jaar - A Coin in Nine Hands Lil Uzi Vert - Neon Guts (BOT @bot106 & Sage Armstrong @sage-armstrong Remix)

Music Ninja Radio #95: Baseer's Indie & R&B Vibes

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #95 - 12/8/2017 The latest episode of TMN Radio was curated by @baseerahmad who brought a wide range of vibes. From breezy alternative to indie pop with clever songwriting to silky R&B/soul, there's a little something for everyone--all tied together by a common thread of quirkiness. More Info: ~Tracklist~ @toramusic - Blame @truebluewho - Bad Behaviour @vansire-624239522 - Halcyon Age @beach_body - Plain Life @vacationsfanclub - Moving Out @slenderbodies - Anemone @camel-power-club - Altaïr @lovedeluxemusic - Cool Breeze Over The Mountains @hhhamjam - Ballad ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ @ralphcastelli - I Hate Swimming @thecactuschannel - Storefront Bekon - Cold as Ice Triathalon - Couch @kiefdaddy - Reinvent Yo Self @softglas - Glass House (feat. Sunni Colon) SiR - Something Foreight (feat. ScHoolboy Q) @sophie-meiers - Medication @raveenaloves - If Only Miguel - Banana Clip Zimmer - Fire @firstbeige - Sole Reality (feat. These Guy) Opal People - Gotta Work @jerryfolkmusic - Stuck With This Obsession Mansionair - Astronaut @men-i-trust - Tailwhip @stwosc - Over U Paradis - Paradis (Reprise) Calypso Rose - Leave Me Alone (@kraejiyaeji Remix) HAIM - Walking Away (Mura Masa Remix) Glass Animals - Life Itself (Roosevelt Remix)

Music Ninja Radio #94: Hazy Jawnts & House Experiments

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #94 - 12/1/2017 This week's selection is inspired by the music that accompanied some recent travels. The show kicks off with some laid back, soulful vibes but quickly kicks up into hip-hop / future beats. The majority of the show, though, is comprised of some trippy, experimental house tracks that have been in heavy rotation. I also shouted out's end of year fundraiser ( and an upcoming show in SF where I'll be DJing (RSVP: More Info: ~Tracklist~ @the-kount & @legekale - Technology @zurimarley - Beg For It @jaduheart & Mura Masa - U Never Call Me @dariusofficial - Echo (feat. Max Jury) Nite Jewel - Who U R Mick Jenkins - Energies (feat. Saba) @lovibe1 - Frank Sea Madvillain - Great Day (Four Tet Remix) Mick Jenkins - Gucci Bag GXNXVS - Shapes & Colors (feat. Rome Fortune) @jerryfolkmusic - This Feeling Geotheory - Kissitbetta Caribou - Odessa (Nite Jewel Remix) Darius - Pyor Slow Magic - Light (feat. Tropics) (Qrion Remix) Lane 8 - Atlas Durante - Conduit Silk 86 & Mall Grab - Shine Fouk (@justsayfouk) - With Lasers Butch & C. Vogt - The Infamous (@palmstrax Smudge Mix) FaltyDL - Frigid Air (@oflynnmusic Remix) Vivian Fantasy - Honey / Moon (@athlete-whippet’s Feel Good Mash) @silk_86 & @mallgrab - The Other Side (Mall Grab Remix) FaltyDL - Hip Love (Jamie xx Remix)
Seven Davis Jr. - Me Like U (Extended Version) Michael Jackson - You Are Not Alone (Joe Claussell Remix)

Music Ninja Radio #93: Phonk Soul Bass Prescription

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #93 - 11/17/2017 It was all about new music on this week's episode with highlights including Willow Smith's silky new album, @stillwoozy's latest flawless single, @mndsgn's filtered funk and a slew of bass-injected party starters from @starslingeruk, @justgeo & more. Last week also marked the return of Jai & AK Paul and Tame Impala who both delivered the kind of quality we've come to expect from them. Finally, there was a spotlight on one of my favorite new finds @noveltydaughter who's new album 'Inertia' has been in heavy rotation. More Info: ~Tracklist~ @whoarei - California @paulcherry69 - Like Yesterday Willow - Warm Honey Tennyson & Mr. Carmack - Tuesday (@jnthnstein Remix) Still Woozy - Goodie Bag Tame Impala - List of People (To Try and Forget About) NxWorries - Livvin (Remix) Ivan Ave - Bike Lock Washed Out - Floating By (MNDSGN Remix) Hall & Oates - I Can’t Go For That (Pomo Remix) Ruthven - Evil (prod. AK Paul) Novelty Daughter - U Want What I Want Bonzai - I Feel Alright (Mura Masa Remix) Lophiile - Off Top (with Freddie Gibbs) Jaden Smith - Falcon (feat. Raury) Mr. Carmack - More Lemons, with Vindata Murkage Dave - Put You on My Shoulders (Star Slinger Remix) Jonas LR - Cockiness Jacques Greene - Real Time (Just Geo Remix) New Jackson - SP2 Novelty Daughter - Kindness, Calmness Petit Biscuit - Problems (feat. Lido) Ari Bald - How 2 Cold Folamour - Devoted 2 U The Range - Florida (Kenton Slash Demon) Special Request - Brainstorm

Music Ninja Radio #92: Give Danks

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #92 - 11/3/2017 With special guest @tylerhawkins, this week’s episode of TMN Radio was a particularly fun one featuring a mix of new age soul, R&B, hip-hop and house. On the eve of his performance at our ‘Danksgiving’ North Bay Fire benefit show, Tyler shared a couple unreleased tracks alongside songs that have served as inspiration. The second half hones in on some of my favorite new electronic releases from Mr. Carmack’s flawless remix of a Chromeo classic to Yaeji’s hip-house perfection. Also mixed in are a few top notch house selections from Ditongo, Lane 8 and John Monkman c/o my good friend and former co-host Dom. Saturday’s Danksgiving party raised $3400 for the RCU Community Fund! More info: ~Tracklist~ Jonti - Maria Mapulane Thibiri @mansionsonthemoon - Spirits Brent Faiyaz - Gang Over Luv Poppy Ajudha - Island Rose Jonti - Island Rose Gabriel Garzon Montano & Little Simz - Bombo Fabrika Remix Jonti - Animah Lute - Morning Shift DJ Premier - Our Streets (feat. A$AP Ferg) DUCKWRTH - Man in the Sky IDK - 17 wit a 38 (with Chief Keef) Hieroglyphics - You Never Knew Tyler, the Creator - November Tyler Hawkins - WD40 Tyler Hawkins - Late Nite Lurking Chromeo - Fancy Footwork (Mr. Carmack Remix) Ditongo - Salt Lamp Marcus Marr - High Times (Radio Edit) The Juan MacLean - The Brighter the Light @adam0emil- nordhavn Lane 8 - No Captain Pete Tong, John Monkman - Aurora Tiga - Woke (Andrea Oliva Remix) @kraejiyaeji - raingurl Mr. Carmack - PaAarTy Riva Starr & Hyperloop - Resilience

DJ Chad & MattE's Danksgiving Mix

mixed by DJ Chad (@adrian-augmon)& MattE (@matt-edwards-311603686) in advance up our upcoming Danksgiving party / benefit for North Bay fire relief. RSVP here:

Deep House
Music Ninja Radio #91: Too Real Vibes

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #91 - 10/20/2017 This week's episode was a broad-ranging mix kicking off with some new west coast hip-hop from Caleborate, OverDoz. & Anderson .Paak. Inspired by the fantastic debut album from Giraffage, 'Too Real,' the remainder of the episode delves into some experimental pop/electronica and closes out with some recent house finds. More info: ~Tracklist~ @sudanarchives - Water King Krule - Biscuit Town Everything is Recorded - Show Love @caleborate - Bankrobber OverDoz. - District NxWorries - Best One (Remix) Giraffage - Green Tea @biyobiyo - Fantasies Darius - Mountains Giraffage - Earth Funkadelic - Maggot Brain (MS Edit) @closedparadise - Secrets De Lux - 875 Dollars (Juan Maclean’s Casa De 707 Remix) Shigeto - There’s a Vibe Tonight @shouseshouseshouse - Give me all of your love Nic Fanciulli - Saying (feat. Damon Albarn) Walker & Royce - Need Ya (feat. Forrest) MR H’s - Ruka (Ben Böhmer Remix) @makeness - Loud Patterns Tourist - We Stayed Up All Night (Tom Demac Remix) Roy Davis Jr. - Gabriel (Live Garage Mix) (feat. Preven Everett)

Music Ninja Radio #90: Girl Power + Overheard at Campout

@themusicninja Radio: Live Fridays from 4-6PMPT on @bffdotfm. Episode #90 - 10/13/2017 With the Dirtybird Campout vibes still strong, Friday's show was half random new tunes and half tech-house slaps. The front side features a chilled out, moody vibe highlighting new projects from Yumi Zouma, Kelela, Blue Hawaii and Four Tet. The back side is a straight party with me reminiscing about the various phenomenal sets from Dirtybird Campout last weekend. More info: ~Tracklist~ Mount Kimbie - T.A.M.E.D Jadu Heart - Harry Brompton’s Ice Tea Yumi Zouma - Persephone Darius - Lost in the Moment Kllo - Dissolve Yumi Zouma - A Memory Courtship Ritual - Down Low Kelela - LMK Ibeyi - I wanna be like you Yaeji - drink I’m sippin on Blue Hawaii - Free at Last Four Tet - Lush Blue Hawaii - Tenderness Justin Jay - Can’t Hang Jesse Rose - In My Mind (Amtrac’s Voyage Mix) Jesse Rose - Believe (Calude VonStroke Remix) Kendrick Lamar - Humble (Wood Holly Bootleg Remix) Jesse Rose - Future’s Dream (Harbard Bass Remix) Riva Starr - The Wickedest Sound Eats Everything - Dancing (Again!) [feat. Tiga, Audion & Ron Costa] Tiga - Woke Justin Martin - Back to the Jungle (feat. Will Clarke) (Chris Lorenzo Remix) Walker & Royce - My Own Thang Billy Kenny & Abby Jane - I Operate Green Velvet - La La Land (Prok|Fitch Sweet Sixteen Remix)

Music Ninja Radio #89: A Visit from Ninja Clay

Episode #89 was a true Ninja affair featuring selections from The Music Ninja's editor and co-founder Clayton (@user-600949256). Clay has been on a tear with quality premieres recently which made for a diverse segment including @malenazavala, @vildemusic, @martinlukebrown, @moncrieffofficial & @whiteroomhq. Also featured on this episode: @stillwoozy's latest dreamy pop ballad, a new single from De Lux and highlights from the latest batch of album releases including Moses Sumney, Injury Reserve, Galcher Lustwerk and Shigeto.

Music Ninja Radio #88: Ketchup Lyfe

Anytime I take even a week off the show it feels like I've got way too much music to share. This time around I started with about 5 hours and whittled it down to my favorites. Per usual, the show varies pretty drastically genre-wise spotlighting new albums from Mount Kimbie, LCD Soundsystem, Alvvays, Nosaj Thing, Brockhampton & Klyne. Also featured are singles from @adamraps, @giraffage, @qrionqrionqrion ,@slowmagic, @courtshipritual & more. Full tracklist & more info:

Music Ninja Radio #87: Bits & Peaces ✌

Off the heels of Outside Lands, an incredible set from Washed Out in Oakland and escalating social turmoil, I had a wide array of music to share on this week's episode--from the left field hip-hop of @zgtoboyz to @photay's infectious electronica to straight disco bliss from @folamour. There's a lot going on in the world right now and I hope this injection of diverse tunes helps you get through the week! ✌ &💜 Full tracklist & more info here: Also featured: Sam Gellaitry, @swumbeats, @sunnicolon, Brockhampton, @junk_son, @beshkenmusic & more!