Party: 10 years Our Label

Celebrate with us in Hamburg on 16th May 2015 and / or in Bremen on 23rd May! 10 YEARS OUR LABEL RECORDS -funk, soul, jazz & groovy stuff- In 2005 the brothers Tom and Gu founded Our Label Records in London to bring new Funk to the world on 7 inch vinyl. Their 10th birthday […]

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Uebertribe – Game Over / The Thief
Uebertribe - Game Over / The Thief

The mix is done, the master mastered and the artwork approved. Now we need to wait. This is obviously the hard part. But Vinyl must be cooked and pressed and cooled off and boxed and shipped. We aim for an official release on the 8th May 2015… but we know, you can’t wait either, If […]

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The Story of… Diazpora
Diazpora - Raw Meat / Song 2

I had no idea how smokey this joint would be… oh, joint as is place, not as in drugs. The Yoko Mono in Hamburg is one of the last few smoking bars, which I only realised as I entered it. That was in the late afternoon of a day in 2011. David Nesselhauf, a genuinely […]

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800th WeFunk Show!

Congratulations WeFunk Radio! Last November the show celebrated its 18 years and 800 shows! What an achievement. Which other radio show has been around that long with the same team, the same mission and the same vibe? Fantastic! Make me stop praising this very influential show. The combination of Raw Funk and Hip Hop makes sense, […]

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Soul Time with Speech

A rather excellent radio show can be heart every Friday night from 8pm and Saturday from 6pm on Absolute Radio 60s. Pete Mitchell presents this two hour show very well and knowledgeably. Fed from his extensive record collection of classic Stax & Motown it is a pleasure to listen to, for example on Mixcloud, which […]

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Lucinda Slim, Keb Darge, Gabe Roth and the Haggis Horns!

Here at Our Label HQ we cannot wait to hear this record. Have a look at the video and I am sure, you’ll want to reserver your copy of this gem: Support it on Indiegogo here: https://www.indiegogo.com/project/lucinda-slim-vinyl-lp/embedded/10131744

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Sounds: Australia

DJ Mr Lob (Melbourne, Australia) underlined his excellent taste (sorry, couldn’t help it) by opening The Soul Purpose radio show (Perth) with a few of Our Label releases ;> Perfect to get ready for the weekend. Enjoy:

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Grüvoria – Jazz/Funk from Toronto

Today the demo from Grüvoria (yes, with dots above the ‘u’) arrived in the post. Despite Soundcloud and other digital ways of sharing demos, we still receive a fair bit of them in an envelope by snail mail. So today’s package from Toronto included a personal covering letter, with reference to Our catalogue and Our recent […]

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Great Reviews for The Out of Towners

In time for its digital release, we feel honored by the great reviews for the Funk of The Out of Towners! Here are some examples: “A tune that will be big in 2015!” – Craig Charles, BBC 6 Music “Two Solid instrumental funk grooves in my book” – DJ Andy Smith, Madame Jo Jos

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The Out of Towners – Malton Boys Club / If He’s Number 6, I’m Number 7
The Out of Towners - Malton Boys Club / If He's Number 6, I'm Number 7

Our Label Records’ world tour of Funk continues after hitting England, Japan, Russia, Germany, Switzerland and Spain. The latest addition comes straight out of Toronto, Canada, although The Out of Towners have definitely been influenced by their previous home Leeds, UK. Obviously, all of you know that Leeds is the home of The New Mastersounds.

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