Please meet: Boca 45

Let us introduce to you Boca 45, a DJ and fellow producer of 45s in the good old style. This founder of the 45Live initiative put smiles on the faces of punters all over Britain during his several residencies and shares some insights into what it is like to play before 5,000 people without warning. […]

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Please meet: Skeme Richards

Please meet a DJ’s DJ. I first heard about Skeme Richards, when he was about to DJ a gig at Hamburg’s new Mojo Club. Although we still have to meet in person, we are glad to have found a partner in vinyl crime. Read about this music lover, who calls Philadelphia, Amsterdam, Japan … the […]

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Please meet: Lucinda Slim

With pleasure we would like to introduce to you, Lucinda Slim. Another fine DJane in the land of Funk. Together with Guy Hennigan she regularly opened for Keb Darge at Madame Jojo’s for his Legendary Deep Funk night on Friday nights.

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Please meet: DJ Format

With pleasure we present a DJ icon from the UK Hip Hop scene. DJ Format has an obvious and definite taste for the Funk origins of a good groove. Similar to Our Label and Origo, where we highlight Funk and Hip Hop on vinyl, he has his now ways of focussing your ears. So here is […]

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Please meet: Nik Weston

Here is one London based DJ who is deeply engulfed in the music biz. Nik Weston is a DJ, collector, label owner at Mukatsuku Records and record buyer at Juno Records and generally a hard working man, obviously. What inspires someone, who himself inspires so many record lovers? Some insight can be found in the […]

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Please meet: Mr Mellow

Truly a friend, who I would describe as a mid-wife, if he was a lady. When Our Label fired up stage two of its business, Mr Mellow of Legere Recordings was there – on the lawn of Hamburg’s Stadtpark, if memory serves me correctly – to offer advice, courage and generally a good vibe. Therefore, […]

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Please meet: DJ Edward Bear

From the land of Grizzlies comes Funk fan DJ Edward Bear. Stratford, Ontario in Canada gets its fair share of Funk, Soul and everything groovy during his regular gigs. Having also travelled as far as Japan to keep the crowd on their toes, we are thrilled to host him virtually here for some insights into […]

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Please meet: Calamity Jade

It must have been the concert of The New Mastersounds at Knust in Hamburg, where we last met. Calamity Jade, the European DJane from Milan, Italy, with a clear committment to the Funk. Oh, wait. No. More recently, at an info event in Hamburg, she also shared some insights into promoting Funk and Soul records, […]

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Please meet: DJ Prestige

One of the people we got to know through the Funk is DJ Prestige, founder and heart of Flea Market Funk. Based in Jersey City, NJ USA has made his mark not only in Cyberspace through his source for Funk inspiration (which regularly features Our releases and one excellent review of Our first decade in Funk) […]

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Please meet: Jazztofunk

This Hamburg Groove Master has been spinning for about 25 years. Inspired by what you and I would expect but also Depeche Mode, Jazztofunk initiated the Hamburg Funk Allnighter a few years back. My home town is still grateful for this annual Funk Frenzy at the legendary Mojo Club. Listen to his mix here and […]

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