Bernie & Kane go back to back on this hour and a bit of old Funk & Soul corkers. Corkers? Surely there is a cooler word for it than that. Anyway, check the selection! There’s a good helping of cheese (as Funk requires) from the likes of Slave and Garry Criss, along with meaty goodness from funk masters like Curtis Mayfield and Atmosfear. The latter we mistakenly name-check as Manzel, but that’s a drop in the ocean compared to some of the other shit I come out with inbetween songs. I am so, so sorry. 😉
June’s installment of the MOF Band Podcast takeover sees us in the always reliable hands of the bands singer Martin Connor. Recently described as combining “the tenderness of Curtis Mayfield and the strength of James Brown” in his performances with the band he today gives his vocal chords a rest to pick a sweet selection of Reggae and Soul, perfect for any summers day.
When Mr. Gondwana, Matt Halsall dropped in on Mind On Fire recently for aninterview and to talk all things music he came bearing gifts, namely this fantastic 45 minute mix of Jazz, Soul and Funk music. You would be daft not to download this and get it on your stereo in double quick time. Nuff said!