Jungle Brothers – Straight Out The Jungle
Steady B – Use Me
Mary Jane Girls – All Night Long
Tom Tom Club – Genius Of Love
Natasha King – AM FM
Fab 5 Freddy – Down By Law
Malcolm Mclaren – Buffalo Gals
The Sequence – Funk You Up
De La Soul – Who Skatin’ Promo.
This is the first in a series called the Ghetto Discotheque. The plan was to do a mix of tunes I love both old and new with a focus firmly on the Funk. Enjoy…
Massive thanks to Big Ted for the vocal drops and to Prodigal Youth for the artwork. Nuff respect fellas…
Recorded live, Boogie Down Penge, 1 Dec 2011
GOING TO BE ONE KILLER PARTY THIS SATURDAY @ THE HIGH FLYERS / FUNKDAFIED WAREHOUSE PARTY, HERE ARE THE SET TIMES WITH SOUL OF SYDNEY’S OWN PHIL TOKE DROPPING SOME DISCO LOVE FROM 12-1AM IN THE DISCO CLOAK ROOM!
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR HIGH FLYERS LITTLE SECRET #5 This Saturday With just over 2 days to go until our “High Flyers Little Secret” warehouse event kicks off we have some exciting news…With the sunshine out and due to the overwhelming demand we have now decided to open another room and release a further 100 tickets!We have opened up a 4th room with DJs playing Disco all night!, with the following line up JC, (FUNKDAFIED) & GRAHAM MANDROULES Back to Back 3 Hour Set! SANI DEEJAY PHIL TOKE, (Soul of Sydney DJs) DEAN DIXON, (Motion DJs) FRENZIE ****AFTER PARTY INFO***** We are also very excited to announce our “SECRET” after party, this event will be free for all warehouse patrons, we have been gently twisting Tom Middleton & Graeme Parks arms to play intimate sets starting straight after the warehouse. Details Below: Venue – Burdekin Hotel (2-4 Oxford St, Darlinghurst) Time – 3am-very late! Line up: Ollie Brooke DJ Emme RussTee GRAEME PARK TOM MIDDLETON Paul Freeman, (Motion) DJ Hudge JC, (Funkdafied) People without a warehouse part wristband are welcome and there will be a $15.00 cover charge. To purchase the final handful of tickets visit:http://www.moshtix.com.au/event.aspx?id=56504&ref=moshtix&skin Or email firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to seeing you all on the Dance Floor!! http://www.funkdafied.com.au/
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR HIGH FLYERS LITTLE SECRET #5 This Saturday
With just over 3 days to go until our “High Flyers Little Secret” warehouse event kicks off we have some exciting news…
With the sunshine out and due to the overwhelming demand we have now decided to open another room and release a further 100 tickets!
We have opened up a 4th room with DJs playing Disco all night!, with the following line up;
JC, (FUNKDAFIED) & GRAHAM MANDROULES Back to Back 3 Hour Set!
PHIL TOKE, (Soul of Sydney DJs)
DEAN DIXON, (Motion DJs)
We also have a massive production planned for this party, our biggest to date!
– There will be no ATM’s at the venue, please come prepared
– We have 3 licensed bars so No BYO
– Wrap up it is winter & we will have a cloakroom
******AFTER PARTY INFO*****
We are also very excited to announce our “SECRET” after party, this event will be free for all warehouse patrons, we have been gently twisting Tom Middleton & Graeme Parks arms to play intimate sets starting straight after the warehouse.
Venue – Burdekin Hotel (2-4 Oxford St, Darlinghurst)
Time – 3am-very late!
Paul Freeman, (Motion)
People without a warehouse part wristband are welcome and there will be a $15.00 cover charge.
Niche Productions presents four huge characters of modern music on one stage, in one city for one night only: Flying Lotus, Hudson Mohawke, DâM-Funk and Gaslamp Killer, at the Forum, Friday 7 January 2011.
DâM-Funk side show happening on Thursday also.
Niche Productions is proud to present the Australian tour of the ambassador of Boogie-Funk, Dâm-Funk (Stones Throw – Los Angeles, California). Bursting on to the scene in 08-09, Dâm (pronounced ‘Dame’, as in Damon) won over a slew of fans from Disco-Boogie aficionados, the Beat scene, hardcore Hip Hop heads and Hipsters alike with his debut 12″ ‘Burgundy City/Galactic Fun.’
In 2009, he was one of Stones Throw busiest artists, putting out so much material you’d think he was giving Madlib a run for his money, with the ‘Toeachizown‘ album being released digitally in five instalments, all of which teased fans with different elements of his influences. During this time he also managed to put out a few mix CDs, a beat tape as part of Stones Throw’s ‘Rhythm Trax’ series and turned in remixes for Red, Baron Zen and superstars Animal Collective. At the tail end of 2009, the album was released in 2CD and deluxe 5LP box set editions.
His Monday night Funkmosphere club night is the stuff made of legends. From record-dealer types with obscene collections to a heavily bearded Joaquim Phoenix and beyond, it’s the spot that everyone is trying to get in to. But Dâm’s roots go well back to a time before ‘Disco’ was a cool word.
Cutting his teeth as a session keyboard player for artists of the G-Funk era like Mack 10, MC Eight and Westside Connection, you can easily hear his hip-hop roots in songs like ‘Hood Pass Intact’, and even though he dresses the part, don’t expect Dâm to get all thugged out on us out here on his debut tour. Dâm-Funk promotes love, spirituality, astrology and good vibes with his music and his open and outward personality – if you’ve ever heard him be interviewed or seen live clips online, you will know he is very generous with his time.
Calling his sound ‘Modern Funk’,Dâm-Funk’s live show takes in both his impeccable DJ mixing style as well as a Live-PA style side which includes vocals and keyboards, showcasing both the original material he writes and records, and the records which have inspired him.
Join us for the show everyone will be talking about for the rest of the year.
A BIG THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS FOR OUR NEW YEARS DAY CELEBRATION!! THE LAST FEW REMAINING TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED FROM www.ourhousesydney.com. THE VENUE LOCATION IS ALSO UP ON THE WEBSITE. WE WILL ALSO BE GOING PAST 1AM, SO ANYONE LOOKING TO KICK ON AFTER THE FESTIVALS HAVE FINISHED CAN CALL PHIL ON 0415 164 425 OR EMAIL email@example.com
Our House returns this NYD to celebrate the new year – underground style.
Join us in our indoor/outdoor sanctuary as we delve deep into our record collections for the finest House, Garage, and Disco gems.
Music selectors include James Bucknell, Gian Arpino, Phil Hudson, Phil Toke, Michael Zac, Eadie Ramia, Toby Wilson, and The Latin Jam Crew (Live).
Tonic Lounge is proud to present the dynamic RANDA KHAMIS From RANDA & THE SOUL KINGDOM.
Randa’s last album was Produced by down under funk supremo Lance Ferguson (The Bamboos/Cookin’ On 3 Burners/Lanu) and was a steamy brew of blistering funk, impassioned soul vocals, and edgy grittiness. Randa’s high octane vocals urge, push and provoke – so be warned!
Born in Jordan from Palestinian parents, raised in the working class
suburbs of Perth, Australia, singer Randa Khamis caught the black music bug early. At the age of 12 she was talking her way into local clubs,
desperate to dance to the sounds of James Brown, Parliament, Kurtis
Blow, Ann Sexton and Aretha Franklin.
During her 20’s, Randa took up Belly Dancing and wanted to start
combining the use of Arabic rhythms with soul/funk vocals. She moved to London and began working with Moroccan band MOMO, KINOBE and Sasha Baron Cohens’ brother’s band ‘Zohar’ singing in Arabic. But it was with Leigh Gracie’s deep funk band ‘Speedometer’ that she spent much of her time singing, and after supporting the legend Eddie Bo, began touring with him in New Orleans, where he passed on his vast musical knowledge about performance and song writing. With this priceless experience under her belt, she returned to Perth, ready to harness her writing and recording experiences with her new band ‘Randa & The Soul Kingdom’. Moula Bux is a return to her Middle Eastern roots entwined in her funk/soul vocal influences.
Randa & The Soul Kingdom formed out of a common desire to write and perform in an authentic pledge to their funk/soul roots. A six piece band, consisting of trumpet, sax, drums, guitar, bass and vocals, they imbue a live, classic funk sound with a dynamic fresh edge they can safely call their own striking a balance between talented musicianship and emotional content. Receiving accolades from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings when performing in support, a debut single for sale
around the world, internationally airplay and interest and some stellar live performances to sell-out crowds are just some of the reasons Randa & The Soul Kingdom have been tagged as the next jewel to come from the music womb of Perth. “If Betty Harris, Patti Drew, Donna Hathaway or The Blackbyrds are names that have any meaning to you, proudly add Randa & The Soul Kingdom to your Funk Collection”
ELECTRIC AVENUE is a monthly get-down, where ears and feet are led astray by a soulfully quixotic blend of house, disco, hip-hop, neo-soul, techno and boogie bombs.
Between them, EA’s resident jocks Gian Arpino & Cameron Brown have been pushing these styles for 30 years and will be calling on only the finest local and international musical friends to help them continue spreading the gospel.
So, if you have a penchant for classic throwbacks mixed with future classics, and enjoy the tasty stylings of dancefloor doyens like Theo Parrish, Maurice Fulton, Mr Scruff, Idjut Boys, Unabombers, Larry Levan, Walter Gibbons, Greg Wilson, DJ Utern, Dam Funk, and David Mancuso, then Electric Avenue is the new Sydney address for you to set your night soul free!
Sydney original Soul & Funk institution is back again this month in the dopest new music spaces in town. Tan Cracker’s Soul Club has now found its new home a Tone (Wentworth Ave Surry Hills).
Get on down and check out the new sound-system system too, that should get getting a nice workout with dance floor soul/funk 45’s all night with some of this towns biggest Vinyl collectors sharing their love..