Funk

  • Thu
    Aug 10
    8:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Sun
    Aug 13
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

chill funk

royksoppa chill later summer show, featuring royksopp featuring robyn (from norway, pictured), echophlekz (from the netherlands), shpongle (from the uk), cantoma (from the uk), and ellie goulding (from the uk).

every song has a little extra funk in its chill beat, and some chill in its funk.

and every song will keep your energy chilled and blissful.

the tracks.

 

On tonight's edition of After Hours I'll be playing my favorite afrobeat, brass and jazz-funk from 2015. Stream it live February 6th, 10pm-12am CST right here on KRUU radio.

 

 

On tonight's edition of After Hours I'll be playing my favorite funk and soul released last year. Stream it live January 30th, 10pm-12am CST right here on KRUU radio.

 

 

On today's show we'll be listening to some of my favorite funk, soul and brass from 2015. 15 different artists, 15 great songs. Stream it live November 17th, 5pm-6pm CST right here on KRUU radio.

  • Sat
    Jun 13
    10:00 pm -
    12:00 am
  • Wed
    Jun 17
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Funk & Soul of 2015

 

On tonight's edition of The After Hours we've got some of my favorite afrobeat, funk and soul of 2015. I'll be featuring Australian soul-pop group Saskwatch and the album they released yesterday, Sorry I Let It Come Between Us. We'll also hear from The Mighty Mocambos, Social LoversThe Soul Motivators, Monophonics, Orgone, Naughty Professor, Analog SonThe Mighty Sceptres and more! Stream it all live June 13, 10pm-12am CDT right here on KRUU radio.

 

  • Sat
    Feb 28
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 am
  • Wed
    Feb 25
    1:00 am -
    3:00 am

Afrobeat, Funk & Soul of 2015

On tonight's edition of The After Hours we'll be listening to some of my favorite afrobeat, funk and soul from the last two months. On the roster we've got: The Seven Ups, The Brighton Beat, Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, EmefeApollo BeatSkeewiff vs. Shawn LeeEl Michels AffairThe Mighty Sceptres and more! Stream it live February 28, 10pm-12am CST right here on KRUU radio.

  • Tue
    Jan 20
    6:00 pm -
    7:00 pm
  • Thu
    Jan 22
    12:00 am -
    1:00 am

New Soul, Afrobeat & Trip-hop

 

2015 has barely begun but there has already been some great soul, afrobeat, funk and trip-hop released in the last few weeks.

Brighton Beat, an afrobeat/funk group from NYC, released their second studio album: Off We Go

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, an afrobeat group from San Diego, released a new 45: City Heights/Strollin Adams.

Monophonics, a pshychedelic soul band from San Francisco, released two singles from their upcoming album, Sound of Sinning.

Skeewiff, a production duo from the UK, remixed multi-instrumentalist Shawn Lee's Soul Foods 2 LP on their new album: Skeewiff vs Shawn Lee.

  • Tue
    Dec 23
    6:00 pm -
    7:00 pm
  • Thu
    Dec 25
    12:00 am -
    1:00 am

Best of 2014: Jazz-Funk Edition

  

On today's edition of That Righeous Jive we've got my favorite instrumental funk, jazz-funk and soul from 2014. Fifteen different artists, fifteen great songs. Stream it live December 23rd, 5pm-6pm CST right here on KRUU radio!

  

  • Sat
    Dec 20
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 am
  • Wed
    Dec 24
    1:00 am -
    3:00 am

Best of 2014: Funk & Soul Edition

2014 has been an incredible year for funk and soul. Later this month we'll be listening to my favorite instrumental jazz-funk and soul, but tonight it's all about the vocalists: the men and women pouring out their hearts and getting funky with it. Thirty different songs, thirty different artists--all from albums released this year. Stream it live December 20th, 10pm-12am CST right here on KRUU radio!

 

  • Tue
    Oct 07
    5:00 pm -
    6:00 pm
  • Wed
    Oct 08
    11:00 pm -
    12:00 am

Afrobeat of 2014 Featuring Jungle Fire

  

What happens when you take 70's-inspired funk & soul, stir it in a pot with Afro, Latin and Cuban rhythms, then turn the heat ALL the way up? You get the LA-based 12-piece funk group Jungle Fire and the amazing debut LP they released last week: Tropicoso.

On this Tuesday's edition of That Righteous Jive we'll be checking out some of my favorite tracks from Tropicoso, as well as a whole lot more great afro/latin funk & soul from 2014. On the roster we've got: The Souljazz Orchestra, Budos Band, Euforquestra, Ikebe ShakedownMotherlode and Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood. Stream it live October 7th, 5-6pm CDT right here on KRUU radio.