Listen: The Lewis Express

My brother-in-law has gotten a new turntable (bear with me…). Not, to become a record collector finally, but mainly because he likes the procedure of putting on a record. So rather than getting new records all the time, he only fills his small record shelf with albums he knows and likes. Miles Davies (So What), […]

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Snowboy: “They cheered every single record”
Snowboy (Credit: 2016 Carl Hyde)

It was at the 10 Years Anniversary of Legendary Deep Funk at Madame Jojo’s in Soho where we first met Snowboy. Not only is he a great DJ, but also a fantastic musician and a top bloke at that. One of the firsts to give Our Label’s premier release „Give Me A Minute“ a top […]

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Skeme Richards: “We got a 10 minute standing ovation”

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: 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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DJ Edward Bear: “I got schooled that night”

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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Calamity Jade: “I was DJing in the ticket booth of the bumper car ride”

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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