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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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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Laid Back “Bakerman”

I imagine or like to assume that most people have heard Laid Back’s classic dance floor hit White Horse. But I’m not here to tell you all about chasing that white pony or to discuss the many versions of who sampled what. If you don’t know it, go get familiar …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Diamond Ortiz “Calling All Squares”

For this week’s Voyage Funktastique show, I had a special guest in the studio: Scott C of The Goods collective in Montreal. On my part of the show, I absolutely wanted to play the latest release on MoFunk Records by Diamond Ortiz. I just received 2 copies of his 45, …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Change “Hard Times” (Buscrates VG Minus Crusty Spaced Out Funk Edit)

One thing that I really appreciate about doing my weekly Voyage Funktastique radio show, is waking up in the morning with some new tunes in my inbox. This week, I received an edit by Buscrates 16-Bit Ensemble, a multi-talented and eclectic producer hailing from Atlanta, but originally from Pittsburgh. He …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Brian Ellis “Love Is” Ft. Egyptian Lover (Voltaire Records)

It’s been another great week regarding Modern Funk discoveries, but I just couldn’t overlook Brian Ellis‘ new 45, now available on Voltaire Records. In last week’s edition of my Voyage Funktastique radio show, I played the B-side, Electric Body feat. K.Maxx, so it was only natural that I play the …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Proh Mic “Right On Time” (Cherries Records)

For this week’s show, I had Dr.MaD who came by to drop a few exclusives, so I had to be a little more selective with my tracks selection. I realized that I haven’t played one of my favourite 45′s : Proh Mic – Right On Time , released on Cherries …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Keats Collective “Volume 5″

I was preparing my weekly Voyage Funktastique radio show with the intention to play some of the records I bought last week-end in NYC, and Lillo Thomas’ (You’re A ) Good Girl was on deck, from the album Let Me Be Yours (1983). It has that “Kashif” sound, and my homegirl …

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Guest Mix
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Guest Mix #23: XL MIDDLETON (California)

Brand new edition in our great Guest Mix series following recent editions from Bolts, Dr. Kwest, Abjo, Waxist, Phillie P and others. This one comes from  XL MIDDLETON who has been a  force on the West Coast since the early 2000′s when it comes to keeping the area’s Funk legacy alive and …

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Future Classics
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Future Classic: Onra “Gonna Make You Mine”

Here is the good news of the day: our good homie ONRA has (finally) released a gem he’s been sitting on for a little while now. We’ve been playing it for a few months at gigs and were patiently waiting for it to be released to get the pleasure of sharing …

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Guest Mix
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Guest Mix #17: HARRISON (Toronto, Canada)

Very happy to present a new mix part of the MIMS Guest Mix series. This one comes from HΛRRISON an up and coming producer from our good neighbours in Toronto! via IStoleTheSoul: “The 18-year old, Hip-Hop/Future Funk/French House-inspired HΛRRISON has a bright future. Having already built a strong following on Soundcloud, …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Oby Onyioha “Enjoy Your Life” (1981)

One fine morning last spring, bright and early, my friend played this Disco song at full volume across the empty shop we were working in. It was a song I had never heard before but instantly loved and needed to have in my collection. Without even trying, an incredible new …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Jazz Soul

24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – AKI – NAV – JOHN KONG – A MAN CALLED WARWICK (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. Here is Part 1 of the final four hours of the great 24HOV event we hosted in Toronto. And what better way to finish it off than with three of the finest music …

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