Craig Charles interviews The Getup
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Listen to the upcoming Funk 45 on the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on BBC 6 Music, as he interviews the band: Hear all about how the band got together, how Sasha got into singing and how they record their groove bags. Also, on that show, listeners were treated to a very exclusive first […]

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Congratulatory Videos
CongratulatoryVideos

We had such a blast celebrating Our first decade! Without all of you this would not have possible and we very much look forward to the next years. And thank you for the kind words some of you already sent to us. Have a look at a selection: The New Mastersounds Roy Nakata of Osaka […]

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Grüvoria – Jazz/Funk from Toronto
Grüvoria

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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Osaka Monaurail: New album in the making
Source: DJ Pari on Instagram (used without permission.. I hope, you don’t mind!)

You heard it here first!… well, in fact, you probably follow DJ Pari, too and therefore know already. Still worth mentioning here, because I can’t wait! The mighty Osaka Monaurail are working on a brand new album. DJ Pari was in Shibuya with them about 5 weeks ago (according to the time stamp on his […]

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Sharon Jones: The amazing live show
SharonJones

She has been around for a while. Her band of equal fame are as tight as ever and nobody can ignore the fact that she almost single-handedly brought real Soul back into the American mainstream. I take solace in the fact that the music biz has to watch from the wings as every late night […]

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Vinyl: The New Mastersounds LIVE
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It was a fabulous concert. Helmut from Légère Recordings had organised it and it provided the grand opportunity to see The New Mastersounds live again in Hamburg. We as insiders (of course) knew that the room next to the one where the band played, had been filled with expensive recording equipment. The output is now available […]

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Osaka Monaurail live in Bremen
Ryo Nakata, Dan Hayami, Gu & Tom

What a night! Another great and extremely tight concert by the mighty Osaka Monaurail, straight from Tokyo, Japan. At Breminale on Sunday, 14th July they played the biggest tent which burst with dance happy Funksters! They will be back on the 23rd October 2013 in the new Mojo Club, Hamburg. Don’t miss them! Full tour […]

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