Recycled Funk

Recycled Funk Episode 06

Transitions, that’s the mood of this latest installment of Recycled Funk. Here in NY we are transitioning into fall season. Musically, my taste is pretty eclectic and so I’m constantly transitioning from one style of music to another, but there’s always a cohesiveness to the overall mix, and an underlying theme/vibe. That’s what “Recycled Funk”…

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Recycled Funk Episode 05 (Got Money)

I originally conceived and recorded a different version of this mix a few years back. I decided to revamp it with a 2016 version exclusive to Brooklynradio.com It’s not really possible to understate the importance of money in our daily lives. There are more than enough slang & slogans to go around, but I’m prone…

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Recycled Funk Episode 04

It’s therapy for my mind while I light the bong, shit hurts but I feel like life goes on”. That’s a quote from Guilty Simpson’s track “a man’s world”, produced by the late, great J Dilla. It’s a featured track on this latest episode of “Recycled Funk”. Guilty Simpson is referring to his father when…

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Recycled Funk Episode 03

Hip Hop has always carried the Funk torch, so this episode is dedicated to a Recycled Hip-Hop Funk theme.  Some old and new school classics.  Throw in a few funky r&b grooves for good measure and balance.  And for some icing on the cake, my latest release “Stuck in the past” makes a cameo appearance…

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Recycled Funk Episode 02

In my music studio I have a couple of windows (not typical unless the studio is in your apt) and as I was sitting in my studio starring out of the window, I just starting appreciating the feeling of a seasonal change. In my part of the world, we’re transitioning from winter, into spring. Which…

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Recycled Funk Episode 01

Since it’s inception, Funk music has been very influential, and “recycled” in other forms of music. From Hip-Hop, to Disco and R&B, as well as House music. It’s roots may be in America but it has no geographic borders. This first episode is an introduction, showcasing a little bit of that aesthetic to give the…

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