Please join “TMRL” every Saturday Morning from 6am to 9am for information and conversations on topics ranging from Health, Family, Entertainment, Real Estate, Finance, Education, Artist Interviews, Legal Advice, International News and music that will nourish your soul.

The program is called “Streets of New York 411” with host Phill Benn and Warson Skywalker of the legendary  “TMRL – The Music Research Lab”.


About The Music Research Lab

The Music Research Lab aka TMRL was established in nineteen eighty-three by Phillip Benn while studying music and radio broadcasting at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. After coming to realize the importance of music to the emotional and spiritual well-being of individuals the goal was to compile a large collection of music and provide skillfully created mix cassettes of Classic Soul, Jazz, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Rap, Soca, Gospel, Latin, Haitian, African, Reggaeton, House and Oldies.

Phillip has been involved in music from the early age of thirteen as a Disc-Jockey, learning to “String-Up Sound Systems” and intern on stage crews. As a teen Phillip was a folklore drummer competing in the nation “Best Village Competition” in Trinidad and Tobago and then went on to join Sound Revolution Band as a percussionist. “Sound Rev” which the fans nick named the band rose to popularity under the leadership of Colin Lucas who had studied in Jamaica and had played with Inner Circle, bringing all the intricate techniques of Reggae to our band, which opened opportunities for work on many recordings.

Sound Rev would open for all major concerts that featured International recording artist. The year nineteen eighty was one of the high points of Phillip’s career as a musician when Sound Revolution was the open act for Bob Marley and the Wailers in PSA Trinidad.

Another high point in the career of Phillip aka TMRL Disc-Jockeys was when he was invited to mix segments for Dahved Levy on WRKS and WBLS. TMRL has also programmed and mixed on WLIB, WVIP and many college radio stations in the Tri-State and beyond. TMRL has also produced recordings including the “Rub” by Trini Devo

Warson Skywalker is also a graduate from Kingsborough Community College with a major in Radio Broadcasting and Music, he also graduated from Technical Career Inststute. Warson is a record collector, recording/studio engineer, sound engineer and knowledgable of many of the multi-media programs and software in the industry. Warson has programmed and mixed music segments for various radio stations and mix-tapes for album releases.

TMRL Disc-Jockies provide seamless mixes for Family Celebrations, Cultural Institutions, Churches, Fashion-Shows, Night Clubs, Concerts, Corporate Events and Ambient Music.

Tune in every Saturday morning to from 6 to 9am and find out what’s happening in the “Streets of New York 411” and beyond with Phill Benn and Warson Skywalker. App is available now in the App store for iPhone and Android users. Search FlavaStation and download today and listen on the go or at work for the perfect mix of Reggae, Classics, R&B, Soca, Afrobeats, Urban and Top 40 Music 23/7/7




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