Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 13: Shantih – “Good Trouble”


Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 13: Shantih – “Good Trouble”

An elegiac mixtape featuring ambient, free jazz, and spoken word recordings of the late Rep. John Lewis…

For the thirteenth Phreak Power Podcast, Shantih arranged this transcendent 19-track Mixtape in tribute of civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis, his life’s work, and the countless souls carrying on his crusade for justice today. It is the second among a series of mixtapes dubbed, “The Elegy Tapes,” which Shantih aims will both console and inspire.

“Good Trouble” contains a spiritual collection of ambient and free jazz by the likes of Alice Coltrane, David Bowie, Dave Harrington, Flying Lotus, Laraaji, Lonnie Liston Smith, Nicolas Jaar, Nick Drake, Pharoah Sanders, Terry Riley, and more… Throughout the mixtape, Shantih incorporates spoken word recordings of Rep. John Lewis from interviews and speeches. May he Rest in Power.

Intended for home-listening, this mixtape is the perfect soundtrack for checking your voter registration:


Phreak Power Podcast Vol. 13 was arranged by Shantih.


  1. Nicolas Jaar – Gocce
  2. Alice Coltrane Ft. Pharoah Sanders – Journey In Satchidananda
  3. Amethyst – It’s You And Me And The Flowers By Night
  4. Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes – In Search Of Truth
  5. Terry Riley – Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band
  6. Dave Harrington Group – Spectrum
  7. Flying Lotus – Auntie’s Harp (Rebekah Raff Remix)
  8. Georgia Kelly – Nilapadma (Blue Lotus)
  9. Joseph Bonner – Impressions Of Copenhagen / R.V.
  10. Futuro Antico – Ao-Ao
  11. Laraaji – Instrospection
  12. Luciano Cilio – Primo Quadro Della Conoscenza
  13. Oregon – Timeless
  14. Suzo Saiz – Forma Horizonte
  15. David Bowie – Moss Garden
  16. Barry Cleveland – Mythos
  17. Emanative – Sandhyavandanam
  18. Nick Drake – Horn
  19. Pharoah Sanders – Kazuko (Peace Child)

Spoken Words by Rep. John Lewis. RIP.