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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Please meet: DJ Pari

If you have followed Osaka Monaurail, in particular during their time with Marva Whitney or Martha High, you will have come across DJ Pari. Formerly of Germany, he chose the US as his home decades ago and currently resides in Richmond, Virginia. Still looking young and fresh, though. Read what makes him tick below, as […]

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Please meet: DJ Mr Lob

If you ever travel down under, make sure to stop by Melbourne, Australia to catch DJ Mr Lob (Rob Steer) and shake your stuff to his eclectic selection of funk, soul, hip hop, reggae, jazz, latin, ethio, afro, disco, jazzy hip hop! For a taste, check out his Mixcloud shows, which have reached top ranks repeatedly. […]

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FOKIS – AUDIO CRACK FEATURING SKYZOO & CHI-ALI B/W 52 PICK UP

For Number 008 ORIGU releases two more bangers from the Loyalty Digital Corp. camp. Off his album “Underground With Commercial Appeal”, Fokis brings you “Audio Crack” featuring Skyzoo and Chi-Ali, plus the previously unreleased “52 Pick Up”. Fokis managed to create quite a line-up for his releases on his label, and Skyzoo and Chi-Ali are […]

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SADAT X – I KNOW THIS GAME B/W JOE FRAZIER FEATURING THE UMC’s

ORIGU teams up with Loyalty Digital Corp. for a true banger by the legendary Sadat X of Brand Nubian. Order now   “I Know This Game” off Sadat’s latest album “Never Left” is finaly out on vinyl. Produced by Local-Mu12 Member Real McKoy, this record is gritty and hits hard. The scratches provided by DJ […]

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Likwuid & 2 Hungry Bros feat. DJ Evil Dee – IllFayted B/W Hold That

Available for pre-order NOW, we are happy to present the second single by the fabulous The Getup on Our Label Records! After the slammin’ 7-inch „Take You Down“, Britain’s acclaimed Funk combo The Getup returns to Our Label with another heavy Funk-Doublesider.

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