Uncommon Radio
Uncommon Radio is the official podcast of Uncommon Records and features Underground & Progressive Hip-Hop from NYC and beyond. We play joints from established underground heads and demos from new jacks. The show is hosted by Nasa (founder of Uncommon Records). In addition to playing all the latest underground & Uncommon joints we also feature long form interviews and special guests. For more info check out www.uncommonmusic.net Subscribe on Itunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/uncommon-radio/id251561695

Nasa is back for the milestone numero 60th episode!  He plays a track off the upcoming Duke01 project that he produced that will be out on Uncommon Records on 5/20.  Nasa also talked about how he no longer wants email submissions to the show, and what that means for getting on this show and what it means for artists as more and more outlets operate with a no submission policy.  Nasa also dropped some info about his upcoming tour with Vinyl Cape up and down the NorthEast in June.  Here's the tracklist he played this time out:

Beat ) Massacre in Staten Island by Lyle Horowitz

1 ) The Pursuit of Cow Meat by Duke01

2 ) Juliet Has Survived by PremRock

3 ) Queen of October by Brzowski

4 ) Rule By Secrecy by The Cloaks (feat. Existereo)

5 ) We Got Some Nuts, Man by Black Tokyo (feat. Nino Shiki)

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_60.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:25 AM

Your host, Uncommon Nasa, has returned from the SXNY Tour which included a trip to SXSW of course.  He gets into that experience this year and breaks down some of the music listed below:

Beat Played - "Morrocan Rug" by Hprizm

Tracklist -

1) TechnoOccult (AOI Remix) by Cult Favorite

2 ) Breakdance for the Def by Short Fuze & Nasa

3 ) Sharp Mind Dead (feat. Ecid, Span Phly and Carnage) by Graves33

4 ) NWO by Vida Killz

5 ) Banana Bread (feat. Googie) by Gruff Lion

6 ) Lens by PremRock

7 ) His Story by Shinobi Stalin

8 ) Blast Off (feat. Civilian) by Awkward

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_59_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:57 AM

It's baaaaaaack!!!!!!!  The Uncommon Radio Podcast is back in your area, with a brand new format, but the same old traditional of uncovering the best in Progressive Hip-Hop.  Look for 30 minute length episodes that will drop consistantly once a month for now on.  Enjoy this week's tracklist presented by Nasa, as always.

Beat Played - The Core by Awkward (Metal At the Core)

1 - Oddest Future - Short Fuze & Nasa (Oddest Future Maxi-Single)

2 - N.R.T.M. - Tomorrow Kings (N****r Rigged Time Machine)

3 - Eat Your Mistakes - Def Goldbum (We Are the Fly)

4 - Metal Arms (featuring Uncommon Nasa) - Bloodmoney & Morbidly-O-Beats (The Art of Self Destruction) UNCOMMON EXLCLUSIVE

5 - Llama Meat - Webtrip (Webtrip)

6 - Deaf Ear (featuring PremRock) - Ill Clinton (The Illvolution)

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_Podcast_58.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:12 PM

Semi-Sad News, Nasa has to put Uncommon Radio on hiatus for a few months.  He explains he won't be back until 2014 just to keep all the listeners updated.  THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL LISTENERS!  He also had to drop some joints while he had your attention.  Here's what got played:

1 - Two Days - Uncommon Nasa

2 - Hack - Billy Woods

3 - Barring All Likeness - KA

4 - Old Friend - Quelle Chris (feat. Cavalier)

5 - Bible Paper - Alchemist & Prodigy

6 - For the Birds - Kingdom Crumbs

7 - StrangeFresh - KnifeFight

8 - Left Coaster - Uncommon Nasa (feat. Subtitle, Megabusive, BeOnd, Open Mike Eagle & Gajah)

Beat during intro by Nasa.

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_57_-_Hiatus_Update.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:01 PM

It's Baaaaack!  Uncommon Radio returns after Nasa Labs moves locations to bigger and bolder surroundings!  Nasa talks about the move and the time away from the show along with dropping an exclusive track from Milo's new upcoming "Calvacade" EP.

1 - A Cold Day - Atari Blitzkrieg

2 - Spiral Event - DuRag Dynasty (feat. Evidence)

3 - Kareoke - Issuez (feat. Billy Woods)

4 - Sophistry & Illusion (feat. Nocando) (UNCOMMON EXCLUSIVE)

5 - The Thrill - Hype Wonder

6 - Mirrors - Lark Vorheez

7 - The Bleedout - Aeon Grey

8 - Napolean Rhymanite (Afterparty Mix) - Express Fresh

9 - Beautiful Life - Senz Beats (feat. Megabusive)

10 - Amazon Zenith - Pruven

11 - Addition Cycles - Quelle Chris (feat. Cavalier)

12 - Synergy - Acid Reign

Both beats taken from "Salade de Concombres Vol. 2".  First one by Le Parasite, Second one from Koi.

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_56.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:58 PM

Nasa talks about his trip to SXSW in Austin, TX this year as well as other assorted 9-5 related flights.  He also played the following progged out bangers:

1 - Left of Right - Aeon Grey

2 - Then He Rose - Cult Favorite

3 - Long Tokes - Quelle Chris feat. Cavalier

4 - Bust Out the Loop - Acid Reign & Awkward

5 - Choose - Prince Po & Tom C3

5 - Frequent Flyers (Waatu Remix) - Uncommon Nasa feat. Prince Po - UNCOMMON EXCLUSIVE

6 - Burn Everything - ECID

7 - Falling Asleep At the Wheel - Carl Kavorkian feat. Broken Klutch

8 - Call Me Castro - Curly Castro

9 - Magnetic Northwest - Giovanni Marks

10 - Red Light, Green Light - L.A. feat. Dayne Jordan

11 - Same Shit - Oh No feat. Psalm One & Rapsody

12 - What's Wrong - Marco Polo feat. Rakim

13 - Shell On Earth - Mario Deep aka Teddy Faley

14 - Elixers - Cor Stidak & Keor Meteor feat. Cordova

All beats played on the show were by Mr. Len from his new EP, "The Marvels of Yestermorrow".

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_55.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:10 PM

Nasa returns with a new episode, he explains why he's been away and breaks down the vaiue of discovering music from a variety of eras, not just the current one.  Here's the tracklist:

1 - Frequent Flyers - Adam Warlock (feat. Prince Po)

2 - Laying Hands - Carl Kavorkian

3 - Generation Fresh - Acid Reign (feat. Express Fresh)

4 - Milk & Bullets - Aeon Grey

5 - Biltmore - Elucid

6 - Controlled Riots - Oh No (feat. Souls of Mischief)

7 - Monoverse - Mononauts

8 - Truth Layer - Maxx Reebo & Waatu

9 - Teacha Will Appear - Akbar

10 - Homecoming - Venomous2000 & DJ Priority (feat. Marie Kanu)

11 - Caged - The Jealous Guys

12 - Sacrifice - Group Home (feat. Absaloot) (UNCOMMON THROWBACK)

13 - Affluence - Shinobi Stalin, Unique Assasin, Word Chemist & DJ Stranger

14 - Yada, Yada - Supastition

15 - Who Shot Ya - Gift Revolver

16 - Dedication (Gangstarr) - Freestyle

17 - Academy Dropouts - Crop Circles720 (feat. Snagneto of Antibiotics)

18 - Canibalistic Behavior - Chosen & Black-Tokyo

All beats played on the show were by Lamebot.

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_54.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09 AM

With the first episode of 2013, Uncommon Radio looks back on the year that was 2012.  Nasa presents Uncommon Radio's Top Ten albums for the year, counting down from 10 to 1.  No playlist here, we don't do spoilers, you have to listen to find out how it shook out.  Nasa played some fresh beats he'd been cooking up in December during all the breaks.  Enjoy and Happy New Year!

Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_53_Top_10_LPs_of_2012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:11 PM

On this last episode of the year Nasa brings a stacked playlist including and exclusive new Billy Woods track that Nasa produced and an un-heard JunClassic track produced by Black-Tokyo.  He also chats it up about writers that aren't intuned with the creative process and how songs are made that over step their critiques.  Here's the playlist:

1 - Not Told - Roc Marciano (feat. Knowledge Pirate & KA)


2 - Musical Chairs - Billy Woods (Produced by Nasa - UNCOMMON RADIO EXCLUSIVE)

Coming soon on Billy Woods' "Wooden Nickels" free release

3 - Strange Chatter - Carl Kavorkian (feat. Masai Bey & Zesto)


4 - Gumshoe - Cult Favorite


5 - Little Too Much - Gajah


6 - Werner Herzog - Bus Driver (feat. Open Mike Eagle & Nocando)


7 - No Love - Death Grips

8 - Khil Shot - Mallz & Dr. Khill


9 - Dockside Blues - Michael Suess


10 - Every Day - Megabusive


11 - Immortal Landscape - The Earvaders


12 -Creepin It Real - Errol Hem


13 - Hardened Speech - Echoes of Oratory Musik (feat. Acid Reign, Oddeo & Neila)


14 - Power in the Palace - Auxiliary Arms (feat. BMS)


15 - Flouride - JunClassic (Produced by Black-Tokyo - UNCOMMON RADIO EXCLUSIVE)


16 - Zone A (K.) - Black-Tokyo (feat. Adam Warlock)


17 - Think Twice - SpaceLab Recordings (feat. Jake Palumbo, Czar Van Gogh, Ciphurphace & Gotham Heights)


18 - Columbo Jawn - Teddy Faley & Eleven (feat. DJ Addikt)


19 - Dirt In the Ground - PremRock


All beats played on the show were by ThingWon.


Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_52.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37 PM

Nasa having one of the lucky homes that still have power in New York City in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy decided to do a brand new Uncommon Radio episode.  Hopefully it provides the musical provisions for heads on the East Coast.  Nasa talks about some of his experiences in the storm and breaks down the playlist as always.  He also premiered 2 tracks including his own from the new Crayon Beats compilation.  Peep the playlist:

1 - BBQ Sauce - Sean Price (feat. Pharoahe Monch)


2 - Yacht Rock (edit) - The Alchemist (feat. Roc Marciano)


3 - Get Off the Ground - Snow Goons (feat. Termanology, Sean Price, Ruste Juxx, Justin Tyme, H-Staxx & Lil Fame)


4 - Six Directions of Boxing - Wu Tang Clan (U-God, Ghostface, GZA, Masta Killah, Cappadonna & Inspectah Dek)


5 - A9 - Auxiliary Arms (Masai Bey & L.I.F.E. Long) (feat. Akbar, Yahzeed, Mr. Cord, Nickel Kill Mics & Citizen Kane)


6 - Fist Up - Black-Tokyo (feat. Loz Khaz, Super Never & Skott Phree)


7 - Dracula Baby - Vinyl Pimp Cobras

(No Longer Available)

8 - Blankmen - Collectible Humans


9 - Ice Cold - Pararllel Thought (feat. Breeze Brewin)


10 - Evil Ways - OBX (feat. Guilty Simpson)

11 - Twenty Two - Adam Warlock


12 - @DeathGripz - Death Grips


13 - Ear Is the Key - Comfort Fit (feat. Gajah)


14 - Grass Blades - The Hinderance


15 - An Occurance At Owl Creek Bridge - Open Mike Eagle


Both Beats by Lyle Horowitz from the Best Buy Sessions Vol. 1:


Direct download: Uncommon_Radio_51.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54 PM