Funk Radio

Funk Radio E82 - Right On The Money [Podcast]

Mar
02

Today we open our wallets of wisdom for a discussion of money-themed songs.

Funk Radio E81 - Find It In Your Hearts [Podcast]

Feb
25

Today we recall our experience at a Motown-themed charity concert put on by H.A.P.P.Y. (Hands Across Hands Across The Planet To Poor Youth), a non-profit organization that provides basic necessities for orphaned children in Ethiopia.

Funk Radio E80 - The Opposite of Motivational [Podcast]

Feb
06

Today we're in a positive mood with songs that have motivational messages, either on a personal or socio-policial level.

Funk Radio E78 - It Sounds Like Death [Podcast]

Feb
03

Today we reflect on the 50th anniversary of Sam Cooke's "A Change is Gonna Come," one of the premier songs of the American civil rights movement.

Funk Radio E79 - Queen of the Divas [Podcast]

Jan
27

Today we talk about Patti Labelle's recent outcry toward the modern concept of the "diva" and how it's changed since her heyday.

Funk Radio E77 - This Episode is a Playlist [Podcast]

Jan
15

Today we discuss the many purposes of a musical playlist - whether it's a motivator for exercise, a companion for emotional experiences, or simply a random mix of favorite hits. We also touch on video games, old iPods, music festivals and more.

Funk Radio E76 - Lofty Softy [Podcast]

Jan
13

Today we focus on prime examples of RnB male/female duets.

Funk Radio E75 - Double Platinum [Podcast]

Dec
22

Today we celebrate our 75th episode with a panel of guests and a conversation about what we expect from certain genres, and how we react when artists create music that expands into different genre styles.

Funk Radio E74 - Soul Babies [Podcast]

Dec
16

Today we provide an advance mini-review of "1975," the sophomore album by contemporary soul singer-wongwriter James Fox Higgins, which is set to release on January 6, 2014.

Funk Radio E73 - Powerhouses of Creativity [Podcast]

Dec
09

Today we briefly discuss the fall of the all-encompassing record label (ala Motown) and how independent musicians are now creating their own communities with fellow artists to support and promote each other.

Funk Radio E72 - Funking Bad: Part 2 [Podcast]

Dec
05

Today we seal up the meth bags for the second half of our favorite songs featured in AMC's critically acclaimed TV series, Breaking Bad (2008-2013). A note to the wise: spoilers abound, so don't listen if you haven't watched the entire series.

Funk Radio E71 - Funking Bad: Part 1 [Podcast]

Nov
15

Today we put on our Heisenberg hats for a look back at some of our favorite songs featured in AMC's critically acclaimed TV series, Breaking Bad. A note to the wise: spoilers abound, so don't listen if you haven't watched the entire series.

Funk Radio E70 - We're Too Fat for Candy [Podcast]

Nov
09

Today we celebrate Halloween times with songs that use sweet, juicy candy to describe a lover. And it seems that as always, innuendos are afoot.

Funk Radio E69 - So Much More Harmonic Together [Podcast]

Oct
24

Today we talk about some famous funk/soul solo singers who originated from equally famous bands in those same genres.

Funk Radio E68 - A Bit of a Slap in the Face [Podcast]

Oct
06

Today we comment on the latest in a string of lawsuits concerning songs that allegedly infringe on Syl Johnson's song, "Different Strokes" (1967).

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