Bridging the Gap with DJ Mr. Nick

Weekdays 10pm-Midnight on HPR-1

Nick Yee’s live sets as dj mr.nick earned him a reputation for being able to start in one genre and seamlessly slide into another, moving across musical and cultural boundaries.  Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz, Downtempo, Neo-Soul, and Rare-Groove will take listeners from The Brazilian Experience, through an eclectic assortment of styles and then bridge the musical/age gap into a jazz atmosphere compatible with Seth Markow’s The Real Deal.

His mixes and live sets can be found on his Mixcloud or Soundcloud

For playlists prior to February 14th, 2017 click here

Sola Rosa
Sola Rosa

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will bounce back and forth between African music, Ska, Funk and some Downtempo in between.

Upcoming shows with Dobet Gnahore. 

Banda Magda
Banda Magda

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will lean a little more in the world music direction, with new music from Banda Magna (pictured) and harpist Amelia Romano.

Happy President's Day! Tonight's show will feature yet more eclectic music... but I've got to throw in some James Brown in honor of Clyde Stubblefield who played the break on Funky Drummer.

Tonight’s session of Bridging the Gap will focus heavily on party heavy Latin tracks pulling from Cuba, Spain, Mexico and beyond.

Tonight’s session of Bridging the Gap will centered around Kamasi Washington’s version of Cherokee… meaning we’ll explore the “tip of the iceberg” of groove based, psychedelic jazz.

Here we go with the 2nd session of Bridging the Gap at it's new time.

It's finally here!  The 1st show at the new late night, but weekly time slot. It's also Valentine's Day so I'm filling the show with songs about love or possibly heartbreak.  Just in case you were looking for it you can find more information on the program realignment on our website.

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap is the final Saturday night session, so I'm doing one last show in the original format.  The new timeslot will start Tuesday February 14th, and will be from 10-midnight on Monday thru Friday.  More information can be found on our website.

Tonight on Bridging the Gap we'll explore the world of film soundtracks.

Tonight on Bridging the Gap I'm taking a little dive into rock with a retro psychedelic feel.  Well hear music from Tame Impala, Chancha Via Circuito, and Bruno Pernadas.

Kainoa Bristol
Kainoa Bristol

For tonight's show I'm drawing musical inspiration from the Women's Marches all across the country.

Keeping the music Jazzy, Cool, and just little off center this evening for Bridging the Gap.

Happy New Year to you all!  I'm calling tonight's show "Hope in the New Year" as I feel we coulds all use a positive start to the new year.  So I'm keeping it light with new music from Y La Bamba and a few other tasty tracks along the way.

Hawaii Magazine
Hawaii Magazine

This Saturday’s session of Bridging the Gap, is the last show for 2016.  So I'm capping it off with some of the best songs and discoveries from the last year, as well as some of the artists that we lost along the way.

(Note: Next weeks show will be replaced with the NPR New Years Special)

Thomas Hitz / Flickr
Thomas Hitz / Flickr

Tonight on Bridging the Gap, a winter themed set that will hopefully become a mixtape soon.

This Saturday on Bridging the Gap, I’m playing an afro-funky mix of music ahead of my opening set for KCRW's Jeremy Sole.  We'll hear tasty selections of Afro-beat, ska, cumbia, and a little streel drum disco.

Keeping it eclectic tonight with new music from Bon Iver, the Avalon Jazz band and Jamarek.

Tonight on Bridging the Gap, a set to cure those post-Thanksgiving blues and food coma.

Listen to The Cooking Mix
Listen to The Dinner Mix

Daptone Records
Daptone Records

Tonight we're doing a tribute to the late Sharon Jones, singer of The Dap-Kings who passed away at 60 this last Friday.  I'm also taking the opportunity to mix in some neo-soul, and ska.

Tonight we're doing a post election show.  It's going to be a little collection of songs that popped into my head earlier this week.  I'm also going to try and squeeze in some Leonard Cohen.  Tune in from 6-8pm on HPR-2.

Tonight's show is going to be almost entirely new music covering pockets of Downtempo, Jazz, Gypsy Swing and more.

Welcome to all all new listeners on HPR-2 at in East Hawaii Island!  Tonight's show is the closest I'll ever get to a Halloween show, and it's going to go all over the place.

If you're on Maui, I'm doing a guest set on Mana'o Radio (91.7fm) with Linda Lopez on Sunday at 2pm. 

And then (if all goes as planned) I'm doing a special guest set at Hard Rock Cafe in Lahina on Halloween night. 

Burt Lum
Burt Lum

Pledge Drive is finally over! So tonight I'm taking it easy and just playing some favorites. 

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Ok sexy people, tonight's the night to make a pledge for Bridging the Gap on Hawaiʻi Public Radio-2 (89.3fm) by calling 941-3689 between 6-8pm.

I'm raffling off the Turkey Hat at the end of the show to a listener… as well as giving out fast drive premiums filled with mixes, and local music (for a minimum $5/month donation). #supportHPR

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will incorporate songs from my recent Fall Mix, as well as other seasonal offerings and up coming features.

If you want to support this show, mark your calendar for Saturday October 15th, from 6-8pm. 

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will lean heavily on Indy-rock and Indy-folk, as well as the usual bits of Acid-Jazz and World Music.

Fall 2016 Mix

Sep 28, 2016

Fall is here so I put together a colorful selection of mellow, breezy fall themed songs. 

Listen Below: 

Proof that we're having fun here at Hawaii Public Radio, while trying our best to bring you the best in programming.

Please consider supporting, and more importantly investing in, this station.  You can donate anytime by clicking onto our WEBSITE.  If you want to support my show, “Bridging the Gap” tune in between 6-8pm on October 15th and call 941-3689.  

(Note: There are no featured CD’s for my show this time, but I will be turning out a special DJ Mix, with stickers and buttons). 

Tonight's session of Bridging the Gap will feature a distinctly vintage feel.  We'll be hearing songs from the John Brother's Piano Company, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Polo & Pan and more. 

Masami Teraoka
Masami Teraoka

Tonight on Bridging the Gap, we're listening to cover songs tastefully done in a variety of musical styles.

Check out my article on KING.