Awanto3 “Pregnant”
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Awanto3 “Pregnant”

Stephanie Mills is an artist I genuinely love, and apart from her soulful Boogie Funk style, it is her unique voice that steals my heart away. The first Stephanie Mills track I ever heard was You Can’t Run From My Love (1982 – produced by Mtume) and I adore this …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band “Bacao Suave/Round & Round”

Truth & Soul Records frontman, DJ Akalepse, is back with another release on his offshoot label, Plane Jane Records. This time around he’s pushing the tropical steel drum sounds of Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. You might remember the band from their cover version of 50 Cent’s “Pimp” back in …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: XL Middleton “Sunset On Sunset (East End)”

In this week’s episode of my Voyage Funktastique Radio Show, I wanted to feature the latest test press that I received from the good people at Omega Supreme Records (shout out to James); XL Middleton‘s Sunset On Sunset (with Inkswel feat Gary Davis & Andras Fox – Delaide Reaction). Sunset …

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Future Classics
Soul

Future Classic: Jacob Collier “Don’t You Worry About a Thing” (Scott C’s GOODS Touch Up)

Music Is My Sanctuary presents this brilliant Scott C remix of Jacob Collier‘s “Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing”, a Stevie Wonder standard. from Scott C: “I discovered the Youtube life of Jacob Collier only about a month ago. This amazing 19 year old London-based musician has mastered a gang …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Throwback Zack “Messages From the Stars”

For this week’s show, I had the immense pleasure to introduce a guest mix from Shred One (Cherries Records/Sweater Funk), who will be at the next Voyage Funktastique monthly night (in Montreal) on Saturday August 2nd, alongside Lexis, Dr.MaD and yours truly. I often keep songs that I dig on …

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Future Classics
Beats

Future Classic: Rollrgrrl “Repent”

I never thought I’d see the day where my friend’s mom makes it to the MIMS front page! Working hard as a hairdresser during the day, she slaves away at sluggish sizzurp-fueled beats after dark, desperately trying to overpower the harmful side-effects from old-lady perm fumes. It’s a hard-knock life, …

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Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Niko Is “Onda”

A great soul sample almost untouched and a good emcee telling his story… it seems like I can never get tired of that timeless formula! It’s exactly what we get here with this excellent cut from Rio de Janeiro native and Florida resident Niko Is. Newly signed to Talib Kweli’s …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Midnight Runners “Drive Into the Night”

Weeks after weeks, I realize that the Funk is truly worldwide. For this edition of the Voyage Funktastique show, I wanted to expose this fact by featuring Midnight Runners, a duo of modern funksters, hailing from Bandung, Indonesia. “Midnight runners consists of two people having two different musical backgrounds, but …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Secret Xrigins “Lurk”

For this week’s edition of the Voyage Funktastique radio show, I wanted to shed some light on one of my favourite producers, DOC Mastermind, based in Paris. The homie just released a new EP under the moniker Secret Xrigins (a collaboration project with Profesor Panson), entitled Strange Fruit, on StillMuzik …

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