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Arthur Verocai Special

broadcast on 27/09/2010

We start with something special from the Timeless project : a serie of three big band concerts as a tribute to three main artists : Mulatu Astatke (Ethiopia), J Dilla (USA) et Arthur Verocai (Brasil). JRocc delivers a mix taken from the concerts mentioned above, playing with both sound and video. Tonight's show features a snippet from JRocc's unique performance, recorded by yours truly during his show in St-Nicholas Park (NYC, August 2010). The second part is dedicated to the genius of Arthur Verocai. DJ Nuts offers us an amazing selection of Arthur Verocai's compositions. Renowned DJ et record collector in Brasil, Nuts gives us this mix for download here.
Big up to Mochilla and VTech for this excellent work.


(0:00) Intro – MF Doom/Egon a presenta Arthur Verocai
(0:48) Elis Regina – Um Novo Rumo
(2:33) Beth Carvalho – Domingo Antigo
(3:10) Leny Andrade – Olhando O Mar
(5:18) Magda – Madrugada
(6:40) Quarteto 004 – Saudade Demais
(9:00) Milton Banana Trio – Um Novo Rumo
(10:51) Taiguara – Um Novo Rumo
(12:39) Werther – Catavento
(14.44) Maysa – Catavento
(16:32) Eduardo Conde – Minha Estrada
(18:19) Golden Boys – A Menina E A Fonte
(20:50) Celia – No Clarão Da Lua Cheia
(21:55) Erasmo Carlos – Cica Cecilla
(23:19) Ivan Lins – Tanaue ou Se um indio fosse consumido pela civilização moderna
(23:41) Ana Maria E Mauricio – Mandato
(24:54) Ana Maria E Mauricio – Marina Eu Vou
(26:00) Ana Maria E Mauricio – Eu Quero Ver
(27:08) Reginaldo Bessa – Voce Vai Ter Que Me Aturar
(29:09) Fabio – Bloco dos Naufragos
(29:42) Jorge Ben – Porque E Proibido Pisar Na Grama
(31:58) Arnaud Rodrigues – Conscacha Fimara (Magnifico)
(33:19) Luiz Melodia – Pra Aquietar
(34:09) Gal Costa – Pontos De Luz
(35:56) Quinteto Ternura – Baby
(36:31) Burnier & Cartier – Europanema
(37:47) Ivan Lins – Deixa Eu Dizer
(39:24) Lucinha Lins – Esse Passaro Chamado Tempo
(41:43) Johnny Alf – Um Gosto De Fim
(44:04) Leny Andrade – Nao Tem Perdao
(45:48) Tim Maia – The Dance Is Over
(48:05) Paulinho e Dorinha – Vivencias
(49:31) Paulinho Tapajos – Clara
(50:48) Som Imaginario – Armina (Vinheta 3)
(51:33) Marlene – Beco Do Mota
(53:40) Ana Lucia – Anuncio
(55:10) MPB 4 – Quem Vem De La
(56:45) Celia – Na Boca Do Sol
(58:54) Arthur Verocai – Cabolco
(1:01:28) Ivan Lins – Deixa O Trem Seguir
(1:03:11) O Terco – Imagem
(1:05:52) Karma – Blusa De Linho
(1:07:08) Karma – Depois Do Portao
(1:10:07) ? – Catavento
(1:12:35) Feliz Anniversario Nuts; Arthur Verocai – Flying To LA.


Super Soul Singles

broadcast on 27/09/2010

We start off with 2 favorites from Brooklyn. Check out Ava Luna on the Pink Couch, and give a listen to Michael Leonhart's new album (Truth & Soul) for some captivating twisted funk. After these we're back into the soul singles, introducing the first edition of THE TWIST parties. Black roots music from the 50s 60s and 70s with yours truly and special guest DJ Alley Cat aka Moka Tim. Tim shared his favorite singles in our studios a couple of months ago and put them back on a compilation that will be available exclusively at The Twist party. Don't miss out.


00:00 Ava Luna - Clips (Environmental Aesthetics 2010)
04:03 Michael Leonhart & the Avramina 7 - Have you met Martina (Truth&Soul 2010)
07:14 Curtis Mayfield - Underground (Curtom 1972)
11:42 Betty Wright - It's hard to stop (Alston 1973)
14:47 Village Callers - Hector (Rampart)
17:25 Alvin Cash - Keep on dancing (Toddlin't Town)
19:58 Ripple - Git owf (GRC)
23:14 Gwen McCrae - It keeps on raining (Cat 1975)
26:16 Freddie Scott - (You) got what I need (Shout)
28:49 Eddie & Ernie - Bullets don't have eyes (Ever-Soul 2009)
31:14 Sidney Pinchback & Schiller Street Gang - Soul strokes (Twinight/Numero)
34:01 James Brown - Papa's got a brand new bag (King)
35:54 Eddie Wilson - Shing-a-ling stroll (Back Beat)
38:09 Gene Chandler - Buddy ain't it a shame (Constellation)
40:41 Cliff Nobles - Love is all right (Phil LA)
43:10 Lou Pride - I'm com'un home in the morn'un (Suemi)
46:06 Jesse Gee - Don't mess with my money (Barry)
48:37 Marvin Gaye & the Vandellas - Stubborn kind of fellow (Tamla)
51:27 The Raelets - It's almost here (Tangerine)
53:35 Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - the tracks of my tears (Tamla)
56:26 Billy Larkin & the Delegates - Pigmy part 1 (Aura)
58:46 Benny Poole - Pearl, baby pearl (Solid Hit)
60:43 The Johnny Otis Show - Country Girl (Kent)
63:14 Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown - Tennessee waltz (Wand)
66:01 Joe L - Worried (Clissacs)
68:26 Deon Jackson - Love makes the world go round (Carla)
70:55 Witches and The Warlock - The wanderer (Sew City)
73:46 T.S.U. Tornadoes - Only inside (Ovide)
76:30 Little Joey and the Flips - Lost love (Joy)
78:40 Ray Agee - Open up your heart (Shirley)


broadcast on Sept 13th 2010

Back from a good summer break with loads and loads of new singles. Well, old singles actually, but that still sound so fresh today. Traveling to Paris, NYC and digging in Brussels were a good idea. Check it out for yourself. The show was done live, but those nuggets will get into a decent mix for you do download pretty soon...

-- part 1 – Latin Special --
Los Satelites – Las estrellas brillantes (Discolando)
Los Satelites – Viento sol y arena (Discolando)
Orchestra Colon – Adam y eva (Rico 1972)
Charlie Palmieri y su Orquesta – La vecina (Alegre 1973)
Johnny Ventura y su Combo – El alfiler (Kubaney)
Luis Kalaff y sus Alegres Dominicanos – Agarralo que eso es tuyo (Remo)
Manilon Morel Campos y su Orquesta – Manilon en Puerto Rico (C.R.C.)
Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound – Mandingore (Fania)
Cal Tjader – Soul sauce (Verve)

-- part 2 – Afro Special --
Orchestre Negro Band – Mado (Columbia)
High Class Diamonds – Emaa (Decca)
Dan Satch & his Atomic 8 Dance Band of Aba – Woman pin down (HMV)
El Rego et ses Commandos – Hessa (L.A. Aux Ecoutes)
Lohento Eskill et l’Orchestre Poly-Rythm – Mi ni non kpo (Disco des Lyriques)
Cascade d’Andapa – Courage tantine (Discomad 1977)
The Big Beats – Kyenkyema (Polydor)
City Boys Band – Monya Ananse a monku no pt.1 (Rainbow)
Cardinal Rex Lawson & his Mayor’s Band of Nigeria – Tamuno bo ibro ma (Philips)

-- part 3 – Soul Funk Special --
Freda Payne – Unhooked generation (Invictus)
Joe Quaterman & Free Soul – The way they do my life (GSF)
Brick – Southern sunset (Funky Bompa edit)
Brothers Of Soul – Hurry don’t linger (Boo)
Ruby Andrews – Hound dog (Zodiac)
Wild Fire – The dealer (Wirl 1977)
Midnight Movers Unltd – Put your mind in your pocket (Renee)
Willie Mitchell – Mercy mercy mercy (Hi)
Ponderosa Twins + One – You send me (Horoscope)
The Five Stairsteps – The girl I love (Windy C)
Sonji Clay – Nobody (Songee)
Michael Leonhart & the Avramina 7 – Jaipur (Truth&Soul)


ft. Blastkid

broadcast on Aug 2nd 2010

Summertime, lazy time. The perfect moment to get some cool guests in the house. Blastkid is coming from Leuven. He has been collecting the funk and soul records for years now and has that special taste for the jazzy side of things. Check him out on his weekly jazz radioshow Snap your fingers (Radio Scorpio) or every last friday of the month in the Cafe Apero (Oude Markt - Leuven).

-- Funky Bompa selection --
Cannonball Adderley - Inside straight (Fantasy)
Sal Davis - Makini (Counterpoint)
The Jimmy Smith Trio - The organ grinder's swing (Verve)
Nina Simone - Love me or leave me (Bethlehem)
Mr Sad Head - Sad head blues (Jukebox Jam)
Ramsey Lewis Trio - Money in your pocket (Chess)

-- Blastkid selection --
Tubby Hayes - Voodoo (Trunk)
The Deirdre Wilson Tabac - I can't keep from crying sometimes (RCA)
Jon Lucien - Would you believe in me (RCA)
The Vibrations - Ain't no greens in Harlem (Blue Elephant)
The John Schroeder Orchestra - Get out my life woman (Marble Arch 1968)
The Rimshots - A hot day in Harrlem (A-1)
Mel Brown - Blues for me (Impulse)
Cane and Able - Toe hold (Epic)
Gil Scott-Heron - The revolution will not be televised ( Flying Dutchman)
Cymande - Genevieve (Janus)
The Afro-Latin Soultet - Afro-Soul (Tower)
Nathan Davis - Mandingo pad (Polydor)
Oscar Brown Jr - & Luiz Henrique - Barra limpa (Fontana)
Jack Sells - African dance (Best Seller)
Joe Cuba Sextet - Bailadores (Tico)
Randy Weston - In memory of (Polydor)
Matata - Empty world (President 1973)
The Soul Scratchers - Scratch my back (Pink Elephant)

-- Funky Bompa selection --
Don Fardon - Dreamin' room (Jazzpeace)
Serge Gainsbourg - Generique (Philips)
Alain Goraguer - Generique (Philips)
Jean Patrice - Le grisbi (La Voix de son Maitre)


broadcast on July 19th 2010

The first part is dedicated to the black roots : rhythm&blues, soul, jazz, rock&roll, boogaloo… This 45-only mix called THE TWIST will be available for download very very soon, right here. Then we're off to the Antilles with Faud aka Les Mains Noires. Active on the french capital, he runs an excellent blog, where you'll find his new mix, all about dirty caribbean jazz grooves. Deep !


45-only favorites in roots rhythm&blues, funk, soul, jazz & boogaloo
Mixed by Funky Bompa

00:00 The Delta Rhythm Section – King midnite (Mocambo)
02:42 Bobby Bland – I ain’t myself any more (Duke)
05:07 September Jones – I’m coming home (Body&Soul)
07:38 Howlin Wolf – Evil (Cadet Concept)
09:45 Shirley Ellis – The clapping song (Kapp)
12:14 Ray Charles – I don’t need no doctor (ABC)
14:34 Freddy King – Now I’ve got a woman (Federal)
17:26 The Love Potion – This love (Kapp)
19:54 Betty Moore – Speed up (Soul 7)
22:20 Otis Lee – Hard row to hoe (Soul Magic)
24:41 Big Maybelle – 96 tears (Rojac)
27:04 Marion Black – Who knows (Avco)
29:14 Willie Rosario – Shining knight (Honest Jons)
32:14 Charles Sheffield – It’s your voodoo working (Excello)
33:55 Betty Everett – My love (Jukebox Jam Series)
35:51 Shirley Lawson – One more chance (Back Beat)
37:56 Cesar Mariano – Futebol de bar (Mr Bongo)
40:09 Nicole Willis & the Soul Investigators – Feeling free (Timmion)
43:35 Jon Lucien – Listen love (RCA)
49:25 James Brown – Theme from King Heroin (Polydor)

Screaming horns, swinging piano and syncopated rhythms from early Debs, Cook, Bellot, Trojan and more.
Mixed by Faud Les Mains Noires

01 Les Kombass - Rencontre Kombass (Guadeloupe)
02 Dolor - A Dardonel (Guadeloupe)
03 Raphael Zachille - Rosita Chérie (Antilles)
04 Atis Indepandan - Dodinin_Haïti)
05 Joseph Lacides - Mr Morin (Guadeloupe)
06 Cyril Diaz - Tabu (Trinidad)
07 Roland Alphonso - On The Move (Jamaïca)
08 The Lecuona Cuban Boys - Cubanakan (Cuba)
09 Johnnie Gomez Band - Madinina (Trinidad)
10 Robert Mavounzy et son orchestre Antillais - L’Amou-pas-ka-joué (Antilles)


ft. Tarek Boogieman
broadcast on July 28th 2010

We keep our trip around the world on the funk and jazz tip. This time with special guest Tarek Boogieman. No download available, as the show was done live in studio. Sorry.

-- Funky Bompa selection --
DJ Mujava - Township funk (Warp 2008)
Los Atomos de Paramonga - El trencito (Cumbia Beat Vol.1 / Vampisoul 2010)
The Budos Band - Unbroken, unshaven (Daptone 2010)
September Jones - I'm coming home (Body & Soul 2006) 1966
Howlin Wolf - Evil (Cadet Concept)
The Exciters - Movin too slow (RCA)
The Love Potion - This love (Kapp)
Al Green - Come and take me (Hi 1973)
Bobby Bland - I ain't myself (Duke)

-- Tarek Boogieman selection --
Vumvum - Monami (Cazumbi African Sixties Garage Vol.2 / No Smoke 2009)
Donald Byrd - Cristo retendor (Capitol 1963)
Alfred Panou & Art Ensemble of Chicago - La morale nécessaire (Saravah)
Charles Bradley - This world is going up in flames (Daptone/Dunham)
Maïtre Gazonga - Les jeunes saboteurs (Golden Afrique / Tangent 2005)
Donny Hathaway - Little ghetto boy (Atlantic)
Joe Bataan - What good is a castle (Fania 1970)
Troutman Brothers - Truth be known (Soulciety 1993)
Camille Yarbrough - Take your praise (Soul Jazz)

-- Funky Bompa selection --
Frankie & the Damons - Bad woman (Jazzman)
The Chosen Few - Don't break your promise (Soul Jazz 2001)
Wendy Rene - After laughter (Stax)
Dionne Warwick - You're gonna want me back (WB)


broadcast on June 7th 2010

Around the world in 90 minutes once again, on the funky side of things of course. We start off with some older r&b and soul, then we'll jump to Latin America, Brasil and Africa, ending with the classic US funky stuff.

Marion Black – Who knows (Capsoul)
Betty Everett – My love (Charm / Jukebox Jam Series)
Charles Sheffield – It’s your voodoo working (Excello)
The Young Holt Unlimited – Wack wack (Brunswick)
Marva Whitney & James Brown – Sunny (King /Soul Brother)
Dave Barthelemew – Ah cubanas (Mambo / Jazzman)
Cesar Mariano – Futebol de bar (Mr Bongo)
Tipica 73 – Amalia Batista (Inca)
The Lebron Brothers – Mi fracaso (Cotique)
Ray Barretto – Pastime paradise (CTI 1981)
Le Grand Kalle, Don Gonzalo & Manu Dibango – Africa boogaloo (Honest Jons 2009)
Richard Sen + Cazbee – Aphreaka (Mixed Blood Cuts)
Ebo Taylor – Twer nyame (Soundway 2009)
Gnonnas Pedro et ses Panchos – Okpo videa bassouo (Analog Afrika)
The Delta Rhythm Section – King midnite (Mocambo)
Minister of Funk & the Savious of Soul – Strut it baby! (Killerfunk 2010)
The Hot 8 Brass Band – Sexual healing (Tru Thoughts 2007)
Sharon Jones &the Dap-Kings – I’ll still be true (Daptone 2010)
Rico / Ghetto Rockers – This day dub (white)
Jon Lucien – Listen love (RCA)
The Chairmen of the Board – Come together (Invictus)
Serge Gainsbourg – Angoisse (Doxy)

No download available, as the show was done live in studio. Sorry.


ft. Rik-o
broadcast on May 24th 2010

Tonight I'm having the enigmatic Rik-O in the studio for a selection of funky 45s. Rik-O has been collecting and playing those funky nuggets for a long time in our dear capital. Above all he organises a unique TRIPLE RATED FUNK party on saturday 4th of June @ DNA (Plattesteen 18, 1000 Brussels). Don't forget your portable ventilator if you have one, because it will be necessary...

First we check out some funky tunes from Afrika, the Caraibs and an mindblowing and recently reissued track from India. If you like those sounds, be sure to check out those new releases and compilations :
+ Various Artists "Roots OK Jazz" (Crammed Discs)
+ Various Artists "Next Stop... Soweto" (Strut)
+ Charanjit Singh "Ten ragas to a disco beat" (Bombay Connection)

-- Funky Bompa selection --
Uphigh Collective ft. Delvis - Blend (On Point 2010)
Roitelet - Anduku lutsituma (Crammed Discs 2010)
Orchestre OK Jazz - Ven y ven y ven (Honest Jons 2010)
Zed Nkabinde - Inkonjane jive (Strut 2010)
Anzala, Dolor, Velo - Ti fi la ou té madam (Soundway 2010)
Hedzoleh - Hedzoleh (Soundway 2010)
Charanjit Singh - Raga todi (Bombay Connection 2010)

-- Rik-O funk 45 selection --
Gary Byrd - Every brother ain't a brother (Real Thing)
Dave "Baby" Cortez - The funky dance (do it) (Sound)
The Soul Crusaders Orchestra - Funky jive (More soul)
Ellen Jackson Big Star Band - Getto boogie (Big Star)
Mighty Tom Cats - Love potion Cheeba Cheeba (Paul Winley) 1976)
Carlos Malcolm - Bustin outta the ghetto (AJP)
The Chubukos - House of the rising funk (Mainstream)
The Turtles - Buzzsaw (London)
The Different Strokes - Sing a simple song (Okeh)
Johnny Talbot - Pickin cotton (Jasman)
The T.M.G.'s - The hatch (Funk 45)
Nu Sound Express Ltd. - One more time you all (Blue Elephant)
Sammy Gordon and the Hiphuggers - Upstairs on boston road pt.1 (Archives)
The Village Collers - Hector (Rampart)
The Touch - Pick & shovel (Lecasver)
James Brown - Lowdown popcorn (Polydor)
The Soul Tornado's - Bobby's mood (Westwood)
4th Coming - The dad don't die alive (Alpha)
Francis Bebey - La condition masculine (Francis Bebey/Sonodisc)

No download available, as the show was done live in studio. Sorry.


Sofrito Special
broadcast on April 26th 2010

We're going back to the tropics again this time to announce this saturday's very first TROPICAL party at Madame Moustache (Brussels). But first let's focus on the very hot Sofrito imprint from London. They've been releasing excellent tropical club music since not too long. I've done little mix of the hardest tracks for you to enjoy. For the second part of the show I've selected the roots tropical stuff alongside some funky soul. Only killers no fillers.

Special mention for Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings for their excellent new album "I learned it the hard way". Be also sure to check out Nostalgia77's Impossible Ark label who just released 2 superb jazz LPs, with cover art beautifully handcrafted by Stephen "A Two Pipe Problem" Kenny.


00:00 Tropical Treats Edit – Rift Valley groove
04:03 Frankie Francis Edit – La Rosa
06:32 Sofrito Edit – Tabou
09:55 Frankie Francis & Simbad – Farra danca
13:09 Sofrito Edit – Calypso path
16:16 Frankie Francis & Simbad – Milongo
18:43 Sofrito Edit – African disco power
22:23 Frankie Francis Edit – Ca ca ye

00:00 Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – I learned the hard way (Daptone 2010)
03:27 John cameron Quartet – Troublemaker (Jazzman 2009)
06:53 Papi Brandao y sus Ejcutivos – Bilongo (Soundway 2009)
09:52 Joe Cuba Sextet – Clave mambo (Tico)
12:57 Les Kings – Oriza (Soundway 2009)
16:43 La Sonora Juanchito – Yolanda (Fuentes)
19:06 Jackson Do Pandeiro – Eu balanco (Mr Bongo 2004)
24:22 Mon Rivera – Lluvia con nieve (Hitop 2002)
27:35 Rail Band – Marba yassah (Rail Culture Authentique Mali 1972)
32:51 Albert Bongu – Koseke moniga te (Honest Jons 2009)
36:30 Fania All-Stars – Lamento de un guajiro (Fania 1975)
42:04 Soul Generation – Sweet thing (Ebony)
45:10 Allsop Stanley Vosloo Giles – A flower is a lonesome thing (Impossible Ark 2010)
49:06 Kitty White – If I had a ribbon bow (Mercury)


broadcast on April 12th 2010

We're starting off with sounds of funk, swing jazz, rare latin and afro grooves. In the second part, we're heading off for Turkey thanks to Baris K, author of the sublime Eurasia mixes.

Special mention for my cheeba brother Alex and the second 7inch that he's releasing very soon on his own On Point imprint. Be sure to check the heavy, funky dancefloor wobble track by Title called "Caravan".

Title - Caravan (On Point)
100% Pure Poison - Windy C (Blue Note 1995)

00:00 Ray Barretto & his orchestra - El bantu (Tico)
02:07 Los Gatos - Mas que nada (Arena)
04:25 Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Gibbous (Honest Jons 2009)
07:23 Parliament - Come in out of the rain (Invictus 1972) EDIT
10:22 Labi Siffre - I got the (EMI 1975)
15:46 Fred Wesley & the New JBs - Little Boy Black (People 1974)
19:29 Los Revolucionarios - Mi bella Panama (Soundway 2009)
22:30 Kelenkye Band - Jungle music (Comet 2000)
27:55 Johnny Desmond - Sixteen tons (Coral)
30:45 Delta Rhythm Boys - So high so wide so low (Vega)
32:47 Sacha Distel - Les filles moi j'aime ca (RCA)
35:17 Four Tops - Reach out I'll be there (Motown 1972)
38:10 Little Ann - What should I do (Timmion 2009)
40:14 Fred Williams & the Jewels Band - Tell her (Numero Group 2009)
42:29 Rail Band - Dugah (Rail Culture Authentique Mali 1973)

Baris K - Eurasia Mix 2
Check the original post by Undomondo here. Based in Istanbul, Turkey, Baris unearths for us the Turkish goodies from the 70s. The hot topic since the guys from Stonesthrow/Now Again got their hands on the records. The other 2 mixes in the serie are really really good too, so you know what to do.


ft. Moka Tim aka dj Alley Cat
broadcast on March 29th 2010

Yes, another guest. A good feeling, excellent taste and good ears. That's what brings Tim in the Sonoton studios. Tim opended the Moka Espresso Bar in the center of Brussels and plays us a great selection of original R&B 45s. The Moka rapidly became the place to be for his best coffee in Brussels, the italian specialties, the vinyl music and the ultimate fifties decoration. A must.


-- Funky Bompas election --
Kings Go Forth - One day (Mr C 2009)
Lafayette Afro Rock Band - Hihache pt.1 (Soul Makossa)
Joe Quaterman & Free Soul - I feel like this (GSF 1972)

-- Moka Tim selection --
Billy Gales - I'm hurting (Shock)
Helen Troy - I think I love you (KAPP)
Guitar Red - Just you and I (Checker)
Jason Deane - Ain't got no love (King)
Merle Spears & the Treats - I wanna know (Atlantic)
Shirley & Jessie - You can't fight love (Wand)
Wiley Terry - follow the leader (U.S.A.)
Not noted track

-- Funky Bompa selection and some 45s from Tim --
Rail Band - Marbah Yassah (Rail Culture Authentique Mali 1972)
Doris Troy - Just one look (Atlantic 1963)
Al White & his Hi-Liters - Johnny B Goode (Folkways 1966)
Chubby Checker - Hava nagela (Parkway 1962)
Little Ann - What should I do (Timmion 2009)
Oscar Weathers - Just to prove I love you (Top and Bottom)
Combo Xingu - Black Power (IRT 1972)
The Trinikas - Remember me (Pearce)
Mitty Collier - Pain (Chess)
Lost Corraleros de Majagual - Tristeza del Cumbiambero (Discos Fuentes)
Marion Black - Who knows (Capsoul)
Bill Withers - Lonely town, lonely street (Sussex 1972)
Benny Spellman - This is for you my love (Alon)


ft. Fluide Jean-Yves
broadcast on March 15th 2010

Back live in the studios with Fluide Records Jean-Yves. Well known in the Campus studios, he had the excellent idea to reissue "Viva Boma", an LP by the belgian prog-pop-rock-fusion-et-cetera band Cos. Released in limited quantities back in the seventies, Jean-Yves reissued it the proper way. Get it while you stil can right here...


-- Funky Bompa selection --
Malcolm Catto - Dirty Drums
3 Titans - The life of a scholar (Dunham 2010)
Chocolate Milk - America (RCA 1977)
Four Tops - Ain't no woman (like the one I got) (Dunhill 1977)
Dave Hamilton - Marriage is a state of vibes (Ace 1999)
Darnell Simpkins and the Family Tree - The whip pt.1 (SCM)
Tower Of Power - There is only so much oil in the ground (Killer Funk 2009)
Nolan - I like what you give (Lizard)

-- Fluide Jean-Yves selection --
Soul Generation - Superfine (Ebony Sounds 1972)
Crown Heights Affair - Music is the world (Dee-Lite)
Funkees - Abracadabra
Curtis Mayfield - Live! (Buddah)
Cos - Nog verder (Fluide 2010)

-- Funky Bompa selection --
Placebo - Plotseling (Harvest 1974)
Kandahar - The fancy model (Dwarf 1974)


ft. Jackson Baird
broadcast on March 1st 2010

Tonight I have Jackson Baird in the studios. Coming from London, this great self-taught organist definitely is a funk, soul and jazz lover. His weapon of choice is the legendary Hammond organ. He plays with his trio at Java (Bxl) on 11th and 18th March and at Rideau Rouge (Lasne) on March 25th and at Madame Moustache's new place on April 3rd, right before myself.

Check out Little Ann's new album out now on the finnish Timmion label. An incredible Detroit soul production by Dave Hamilton. Write this name down if you haven't done it yet. Big up to John for the Aloe Blacc tip. Big up to Jackson for the Trinikas tip.

Mix done live in studio, so there’s no download available, sorry.

-– Funky Bompa selection –-
Aloe Blacc – I need a dollar (Stonesthrow 2010)
Dr John – Right place wrong time (Atco 1973)
The Kay-Gees – Together (Flash Black edit)
The 8th Day – I gotta get home (Invictus)
The 5th Dimension – Dimension 5

-– Jackson Baird selection –-
Grant Green – Let the music take you
Gary Bartz Ntu Troop – Celestial blues
Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns – Four play
Johnny Hammond – Higher ground
Cannonball Adderley – Walk tall

-– Funky Bompa selection -–
The Trinikas – Remember me
Martha & The Vandellas – I’m ready for love
Bob & Earl – Harlem shuffle
Marvelettes – I want a guy (Tamla-Motown)
Hank Jacobs – Elijah rockin with soul (Kent)
Pucho & his Latin Soul Brothers – Goldfinger (Prestige)
Ray Barretto – 007 (Tico)
Jackie Opel – My sweet lover (Studio One)
Little Ann – Deep shadows (Timmion 2009)
Mongo Santamaria – Afro blue (Prestige)


broadcast on February 15th 2010

Back to the old sound of the sixties. Superb soul, popcorn, rhythm&blues, funk and jazz plus some recently released nuggets on Daptone, Honest Jons, Soundway and Waxpoetics.

00:00 Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Satin seeds (Honest Jons 2009)
03:46 Brian Bennett & Alan Hawkshaw - High diver (Waxpoetics 2009 promo)
07:11 Young-Holt Unlimited - Young and holtful (Brunswick 1969)
09:48 Little Francisco Greaves - Moving Grooving (Soundway 2009)
12:38 Etta James - Spoonful (Chess 1960)
15:26 Ernie Fields & Orchestra - Workin out (MFD)
17:33 Big Maybelle - 96 tears (Rojac 1967)
19:56 Cassius Clay - Stand by me (CBS 1964)
21:52 Kenny Lynch - Puff (Masters Voice)
24:18 Herb Hardesty - Just a little bit of everything (King)
26:50 Lou Courtney - Hey Joyce (Pop Side)
29:19 Obama & the Yes We Can - Hold on (Killer Funk 2009)
32:19 Otis Lee - Hard row to hoe (soul Magid 2009)
34:37 Etta James - Out on the street again (Chess 1974)
38:03 Roy Budd meets MB - Get Carter (promo 2009)
41:04 The Trumains - You are nice (Vigor)
44:44 The Coasters - Down in Mexico (Atco)
47:56 Johnny Desmond - Sixteen tons (Coral)
50:47 Kenny Rankin - Name of love (Jazzpeace 2009)
54:07 Gil Scott-Heron - Lady Day & John Coltrane (Arista)
57:32 Pax Nicholas & the Nettey Family - Ataa onukpa (Daptone 2009)
62:38 John Dummer's Famous Music Band - Nine by nine (Fontana)
65:52 Serge Gainsbourg - Je n'avais pas qu'un seul mot a lui dire (Flash Black edit)
68:05 The Budos Band - Smoke gets in (Daptone 2009)


broadcast on January 4th 2010

2009 has been great, once again, especially those last days.
Happy new year to all my dear friends. Much much love.
A bit of a rough mix though...

Johnny Colon - Merecumbe (Cotique)
Gains & Bourg - Yeye (Tour Eiffel 2008)
General Elektriks - Tu M'intrigues (Quannum 2005)
Naomi shelton - What have you done (Daptone 2009)
Oscar Sulley - Bukom mashie (Original mix) (Soundway 2002)
Frankie Francis & Simbad - Farra danca (Sofrito 2009)
Unlimited Touch - In the middle (Flash Black Rework 2009)
Frankie Valli - Beggin' (pilooski edit) (678 Rec. 2007)
Christian Prommer - Beau mot plage (Sonar Kollektiv 2008)
Eric Agyemang - Wonko menko (Essiebons)
The Soul Shakers - You ain't my brother (Amark-Tramp)
The Five Aces - Kick the bucket (Dynomite 2008)
The Uhuru Dance Band - Agbadza (Soundway 2004) **
Uproot Andy - El Botellon (Bersa 2008)
The In Crowd - Mango Walk (PK 2001)
Los Exagerados - Panama esta bueno (Soundway 2006)

** Funky Bompa introducing the Flash Black rough edits