Partner ShowsVoyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE SHOW #180 – Hosted by Walla P

This week’s show features new material from Ivan Makvel, Butter, Aaron Evo, Bybo, Diamond Ortiz, XL Middleton & Potatohead People, and a Jazz-Funk guest mix from Dj AZ Groove (Hapy Milf Records / Amrican Groove / Paris) Recorded & broadcasted live at CHOQ.ca Ivan Makvel – Wild Butter – Summer …

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Tudo Bem
Brazil Soul & Funk

TUDO BEM #02 – Hosted by Tahira

Second edition of the brand new show hosted by Sao Paulo’s Tahira! One of the finest diggers and tastemakers on the planet, and one of our favorite humans as well! Enjoy! TRACKLIST Alabê KetuJazz – Aguéré – A Caça de Odé (Not On Label) Maria Bethânia – Louvação Á Oxum …

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Exclusive Preview
Soul

Video Premiere: Schemes “Tomorrow”

Take a all-star team of arrangers, composers and writers from Montreal, don’t give them any instructions and let them navigate through free jazz, hip hop soul and broken beats: this is what you will get. The musicians from Schemes were once session musicians for successful pop artists. Their scheme was …

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Partner ShowsVoyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE #179 – Hosted by Walla P

This week’s show features new material from XL Middleton, Diamond Ortiz, Butter, Giovanni Damico, Proh Mic, Maya Killtron, Potatohead People, TRKRNR, and much more. Recorded & broadcasted live at CHOQ.ca Bybo Funk – Black Eye Galaxy Butter – Just Chill (Instrumental) Kayy-Bee Feat. Lady C – Curiosity Killed The Kat …

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Exclusive Preview
Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: I, Ced feat. Moniquea “Percu” (XL Middleton Remix)

I, Ced has been something of a “best kept secret” among creators and aficionados of modern soul music. His wide array of skills ranges from production to vocals, keys, and studio mixing. His talents have found him in the company of many heralded contemporaries, including Jean Grae & Quelle Chris, …

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Future Classics
Soul

Durand Jones & the Indications “Dead Oceans/Colemine Records”

On Morning In America, a well-built stretch of songwriting delivered by the gruff and forthright vocals of Durand Jones, we see, smell and feel the incorrectness going in society at large today. This antiquated soul composition could easily be a lost Bobby Womack anthem. American Love Call is the sound …

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Partner ShowsVoyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE SHOW #178 – Hosted by Walla P

“This week’s show features new material from High Park Funk, I.Ced & XL Middleton, a premiere of the new Voyage Funktastique 7′ Vinyl featuring TRKRNR & Trailer Limon, and a load of 80’s Boogie Funk” Recorded & broadcasted live at CHOQ.ca Seculos Apaixonados – As Velas da Cantareira (DJ Guerinha …

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Exclusive Preview
Modern Funk

Exclusive Premiere: TRKRNR feat. Trailer Limon “Stimulate” (Voyage Funktastique)

SF Bay Area’s TRKRNR (Track Runner) team up with Trailer Limon (one half of SF’s The Pendletons) to create two insta-classics for the dance floor and the bedrooms. The A side, Stimulate, a a playfull sex-funk exploration that will elevate dance floors and get pulses racing, while on the flip …

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Interviews
Soul

Interview: BENNY SINGS (Stones Throw Records) – Discussion hosted by LEXIS

Benny Sings’ music could well be described as intimate lo-fi Disney hip hop songs. The terms AOR and Yacht Rock are often used to define his sunny 70’s and 80’s melodies. But it’s not all retro: Benny’s happy-sad songwriting, late ‘90s R&B beats and buttery production shape a sound bringing …

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Partner ShowsVoyage Funktastique
Modern Funk

VOYAGE FUNKTASTIQUE SHOW #177 – Hosted by Walla P

This week’s show features new material from Mofak, Kzyboost, Adam Chini, M5K, Brett Eclectic, and a load of 80’s Boogie. Recorded & broadcasted live at CHOQ.ca Mofak – Crenshaw Blvd M5K – The One For Me Brett Eclectic – Funklantis (Eclipse) Impromp2 – You’re Gonna Love It Soul Connection – …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Alonzo Turner “Whoever Said It” (1978, LA Records)

Forget everything you know: this is the best love song ever written. Don’t let the steamy saxophone solos fool you though, this rare disco holy grail is not about an infatuated lover, but rather about love itself. Turner, seemingly concerned about the metadiscourse, is screaming soul-shattering falsettos directly into the …

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Tribute Mixes
Soul

Tribute to L.A. REID and BABYFACE – Mixed by Danilo

L.A. Reid and Babyface form part of the holy trinity of R&B producers that defined my musical tastes during the late 80s and early 90s (the other two parts of the trinity being Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis and Teddy Riley). This mix is a carefully curated set of songs …

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