Category: The Rub Radio

The Rub Radio Sept & Oct

October 13th, 2015

Rub Radio (October 2015) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud

We gave Prince Klassen the keys to Rub Radio for October and he put together a banger!



Rub Radio (September 2015) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud


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April Rub Radio

April 23rd, 2015

As we get ready for this Saturday’s party, here’s the April episode of Rub Radio.

Rub Radio (April 2015) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud

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Check The Technique Vol 1

March 28th, 2015



In celebration of the Check The Technique Vol 2 release party at The Rub this weekend, we went back and put together a mix of some of the greatest joints from Brian Coleman’s Check The Technique Vol 1.    Head over to Brooklyn Radio to listen and download.

Rub Radio for February

February 28th, 2015

Rub Radio (February 2015) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud

The Rub & Okayplayer NYE mix

December 30th, 2014


Hot off the presses, we have our 2nd annual Official New Year’s Eve Mix with our buddies at Okayplayer.  Head over here to read their kind words, stream, and see the full tracklist.   Then head over here to buy your tickets for our NYE party.  (HURRY!  There’s only about 100 left.)

Check The Tech 2

October 23rd, 2014

The Rub x Brian Coleman – Check The Technique 2

A brand new mixtape for hip-hop junkies selected from Brian Coleman’s new book, “Check The Technique Volume 2″. An ornate jigsaw puzzle of classic hip-hop records mixed with the original samples: 80s, 90s, 00s raps from 3rd Bass, The Coup, Gravediggaz, The Beatnuts, Kool G Rap, Dr. Octagon, Black Star and many more.

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Sept Rub Radio

October 1st, 2014

Rub Radio (September 2014) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud

Under The Boardwalk mix

August 28th, 2014

Under Boardwalk

We’ve got a brand new mix of classic soul to hold you down over the long weekend and ease the pain of the end of summer! Stream and download it over at BrooklynRadio. It goes like this:

The Drifters – Under the Boardwalk (1964)
The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow (1960)
James Brown – Try Me (1959)
Dion – Runaround Sue (1961)
Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall In Love (1955)
Franki Valli and the Four Seasons – Beggin (1967)
The Supremes – You Keep Me Hangin On (1966)
Fontella Bass – Rescue Me (1965)
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas – Jimmy Mack (1967)
The Del-Vikings – Come Go With Me (1961)
Brenton Wood – Gimme Little Sign (1967)
The Spinners – It’s A Shame (1964)
Sam & Dave – Hold On, I’m Coming (1966)
The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love (1966)
Gloria Jones – Tainted Love (1965)
The Contours – Do You Love Me (1962)
Jackie Wilson – Higher and Higher (1967)
Otis Redding – Dock of the Bay (1968)

SeratoCast #6

July 14th, 2014

SeratoCast Mix 6 – The Rub by Serato on Mixcloud

Our friends at Serato asked us to rock volume 6 of their new Seratocast series. We kept it in the vein of our monthly Rub Radio mix, with new music from every corner of our crates, plus we debuted our new single, which comes out in August. Given all the twists and turns, we think it flows remarkably well. Big shout to Prince Rakeem for providing the intro material.

The Rub – We Invented Serato (feat. RZA)
Cam’ron & A-Trak – Dipshits
Grandtheft & Keys N Krates – Keep It 100
Popcaan – Hustle (feat. Pusha T)
T.I. – Turn It
Lstreetz – Informants
RL Grime & What So Not – Tell Me
Trippy Turtle – Trippy’s Theme
James Nasty feat. Pork Chop – Do It (Tittsworth Remix)
A-Trak + Milo & Otis feat. Rich Kidz – Out The Speakers (Caked Up Remix)
Sub Focus – Close (Grandtheft Remix)
Spankrock – Gully
Nadastrom – Fallen Down (Justin Martin Remix)
La Roux – Let Me Down Gently (Playless Remix)
The Rub feat. Tatiana Owens – Bring On The Love (Freestyle Mix)
Jim-E Stack – Reassuring
Smalltown DJs – See Thru (The Slow Waves Remix)
FKA twigs – Two Weeks
Lana Del Rey – Pretty When You Cry
Prince – Diamonds and Pearls

June 30th, 2014

It might be a month old, but it’s still good!

Rub Radio (May 2014) by Brooklyn Radio on Mixcloud