Review: James Brown – Live at the Apollo IV

Record Store Day 2016. Generally a good idea, however, it seems that there are hardly any vinyl records that Funk freaks eagerly wait for. So I meandered into my local Wrecka Store Groove City a couple of days before RDS and had a chat with the lovely Marga. The James Brown Live at the Apollo […]

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Birthday mix by DJ Mr Lob

There is a Funk storm brewing down under! DJ Mr Lob has been a confessing fan of Our Label and we are extremely happy and chuffed to have such strong support on the other side of the planet. Even more chuffed are we that he took the time to compile this rather excellent birthday mix […]

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Birthday mix by JazzToFunk

Thank you JazztoFunk for this musical summary of 10 years Our Label Records. Speakers on blast and hit Play!

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DJ Gu on This is Funkaholic

Just in time for Our second party to honour 10 years of Our Label Records, Gu travelled to Hannover to chat with and present a guest mix to DJ Funkaholic. Hear the very Funky result here:

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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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Sharon Jones: The amazing live show

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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