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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Congratulatory Videos

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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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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