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Live From GV Studios Episode 12

After a two month hiatus, we are back in business with our podcast.  This is our first episode of 2016, and we have chosen this recording session to give our audience a sneak peek in video form as well of what we do here at Greenville Studios.  The video itself can be seen over at the FleaMarket Funk YouTube channel, and the audio for the session is pretty funky.  We go through some deep African funk cuts, psychedelic soul from Detroit, new tracks from the Pacific Northwest’s Liquid Beat Record, a Maurice White early track (R.I.P.), some free jazz from Cultures of Soul’s new Boston Area Jazz compilation, West Coast classic hip hop remixed, a NOLA classic re-edit, and a reggae tribute to the G.O.A.T. Muhammad Ali, among others.  Recorded live and in one take at the Greenville Studios in Jersey City, NJ, we are just trying to get good music out to you. Please bear with us as we work out the kinks for the video portion of the site. Stay tuned for more episodes and our new FleaMarket Funk TV endeavor which will contain interviews, in the field digging, Big Ups, and more.  Enjoy the podcast and if you dig what you hear, pass it on.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #12 Tracklist:

Intro
RAMP – Daylight
Jackie Dee – Who
Dick Khoza – Chapita
Sylvan Marc – Listen To Something About Soul Part 1.
Rhythm feat,. Ohmega Watts – Hot 16
Souls of Mischief – 93 Til Infinity (Remix)
TALK OVER The 45 King
107th Street Stickball Team – Rhythm and Soul
Oliver Sain – Bus Stop
Spaghettihead – Funky Axe
Billy Stewart – Summertime
Ernie K-Doe – Here Come The Girls (Professor Shorthair Remix)
Damu The Fudgemunk – Don’t Count Me Out
TALKOVER
Bobby Vaughn – Mohamamd Ali
Baird Hersey W/ Dave Leibman  The Year of The Ear – Herds and Hoards
Outro DJ Food

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Live From GV Studios Episode 11It’s been a few months of being busy, traveling, etc., but the latest Live From Greenville Studios Podcast is finally out. On this episode we catch up with a grip of funky records in a variety of genres. We’re going to keep the shows down to about an hour or so, perhaps a bit longer for some guests as we move forward, so this is a nice way to get closer the music. On this episode, we get a few tracks from newcomers F Spot Records out of Los Angeles, a great cover by The Gene Dudley Group, the hottest 45 out right now from DJ Format, some Manchester funk from Buffalo Brothers, a funk rarity that sees its first time on 45, dub from Paris, France, and a few solid offerings from Gary Burton, Ramsey Lewis, and John Kasandra among others. Broadcasting live and direct from the FleaMarket Funk lab in Jersey City, NJ, please enjoy Episode 11.

Live From Greenville Studios Podcast Episode 11 Track List:

Intro
Electric Company Theme
Ramsey Lewis – Party Time
Improject – Steppin’
Sander Sisters – Stone Man
Tom Ze – Jimmy, Rendo-se
The Gene Dudley Group – Inspector Norse
TALKOVER Stanley Turrentine
DJ Format – Kool & The Gangstarr Generation
DJ EFN feat Your Old Droog, Royce The 5’9″, Reks, OC – Revolutionary Ride (K Def Remix)
Damu the Fudgemunk – All Green
Buffalo Brothers – Tycho Strut
TALLKOVER Stanley Turrentine
Sounds of the City Experience – Getting Down
John Kasandra – Poor Black Woman, Poor Black Man
Soul Sugar – All I Know
Domestic Bear – Universal Root
TALKOVER
Gary Burton – Norwegian Wood

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Live From GV Studios Episode 10Well, we made it to episode 10 of Live From Greenville Studios. Almost a year ago we relocated, and we promised we would get a radio show going on, and we are excited to keep on keepin’ on. This episode is an all 45 special. Nothing but seven inches for the hour plus show. Not to mention we recorded it on the first day of Summer and Father’s Day. This show is dedicated to my father, who took me from a boy to a man, and showed me what it means to be a father. It’s also dedicated to all you fathers out there who do it and do it well. Sometimes it is a thankless job, but it always pays off in the end. This particular episode we highlight new sides from Grace Love and the True Loves, Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7, Pat van Dyke & Dj Spinna, NYC Trust’s Swing-A-Ling Series, new rocksteady from Queens, NY, with the Frightnrs, new Poets of Rhtym, Jorun Bombay’s edit of JB, plus classic funk tracks from Freda Paine, Moon People, Quincy Jones, We The People and more. There is something for everyone in number ten, including some new digs from the Jersey City Record riot, reissues from our pal Nik Weston, and a whole lot more. Stay cool as you crank up these hot lava rocks wherever you are. As always, if you dig, feel free to donate and also tell a friend.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode#10 Track List

Quincy Jones – Summer In The City
The Soul Investigators – Vulture’s Prayer
Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7 – Stop Mr. Ice Cream Man!
Freda Payne – Unhooked Generation
Grace Love & The True Loves – Nobody Sweeter
TALKOVER Boca 45
DJ Format – A to Z of Classic Breaks Remix)
James Brown – Funky Drummer (Jorun Bombay Edit)
Moon People – Land of Love
Bobby Powell – Funky Broadway ’69
Pat Van Dyke – Two Sides (DJ Spinna Remix)
TALKOVER Dynamo Productions
Swing A Ling Think I’m a Fool
Techniques All Stars – Love You (Version)
The Frightnrs – I’d Rather Go Blind
Poets of Rhythm – Path of Life
We The People – Right Now
Sharon Revoal – Reaching For Our Star
TALKOVER Diamond D

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Record Day has come and gone and we all survived it. You know how? We just keep buying records all the time. That being said, the 9th episode of Live From Greenville Studios is here. In an hour and a half, we lay down some recent finds as well as some classics and new material. We travel from Africa to Japan, back to the United States and then over to Jamaica to keep the show bubbling with hot vinyl. There are new tracks from Grace Love & The True Loves, Yoshi Blessed, some funky organ jazz from Johnny Hammond, seven inch hip hop exclusives, as well as some compiled African funk, latin, and dusty 45s we just had to share. There’s some good stories involving RSD and we speak on some past digging adventures on the breaks, so enjoy the banter as well as the music. LFGS is recorded at the FleaMarket Funk lab in Jersey City, NJ. If you dig what you hear, please tell a friend.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #9 Track List

INTRO : Johnny Hammond – Higher Ground
Magic In Threes – Trinity Way
Gene Harris – Higga Boom
Pete Rodriguez – Pete’s Madness
Professor Brian Oblivion – Feel The Funk
TALKOVER – Cyclops 4000 – Space Cadillac
Jurassic 5 – Jurass Finish First
Sound Providers – Yes Y’All
Grace Love & The True Loves – Fire
Tyrone Chestnut – The Bump
Oliver Sain – London Express
TALKOVER – Grover Washington Jr. Mister Magic
Herbie Hancock – Bringing Down the Birds (B-Boy Edit)
African Souls Band – Nande
The Tamlins – Skin Tight
The Selector – Too Much Pressure
Yoshi Blessed – Is The Phrase
TALKOVER Eddie Harris – Listen Here
Roy Ayers – The Black Five
The Field Trips – I Like You Lady
OUTRO: Diamond Man

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Live From GV Studios Episode 8Today we bring you a fresh episode of Live From Greenville Studios. It’s our eighth episode and number eight is quite a treat. For this episode we brought in Robert Perlman of the excellent vinyl music blog Funk For The People. This site has well over 1600 original vinyl record forty fives of obscure funk, soul, and other assorted funky oddities from Robert’s hefty collection. A lifetime New Yorker, Rob was once the publicist for the Jungle Brothers, worked with A Tribe Called Quest, and tells us some great stories about his time with artists such as the Beastie Boys and others. We discuss New York City, records (of course), the Roosevelt Hotel record show, and more. It was our distinct pleasure to have him sit in for a session, as well as give us an incredible all 45 guest set at the end of the show. We could have done 4 hours of just him and his records easy, so a second show is already being planned. For now, put on your headphones and enjoy this latest episode.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #8: Robert Perlman/ Funk For The People

INTRO
Jimmy McGriff – Fat Cakes
Upsetters – Popcorn
Inell Young – What Do You See (Yamin Edit)
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – Rise of the East
ROBERT PERLMAN INTERVIEW
The Mtet – All Growns Up
The Jack Moves – Seasons Change
Skip Jackson and the Natural Experience – Microwave Boogie
ROBERT PERLMAN INTERVIEW
Dusty Donuts – Remember Me
Smithstonian – Just Sittin’
Roy Turner – War No More Part 1
Gamith – Darkness
ROBERT PERLMAN INTERVIEW
All 45 Guest Set (Robert Perlman/ Funk For The People)
Hebrew Rodgers – Can’t Buy Soul
Larry Darnell – Son of a Son of a Slave Part 1
The Right Track – I Gotta Move With The Groove
Duralcha – Ghet-to Funk
Billy Larkin and The Delegates – Funky Fire
The Black Souls – Baki Mutane Nakuka (Black People Crying)
Apollis – What It Is Part 1
The Count Downs – Poached Nuts
King Cain Silvertone Band – Don’t Give A Damn
Penny Goodwin – Too Soon You’re Old
Jorge Darden – Alone Again
Dwain Vinyard – Searching For The Truth
Jack Moss & The Soul Injection – Can You Feel It!
ROBERT PERLMAN INTERVIEW/ OUTRO

Live-From-GV-Studios-Episode7On this edition of Live From Greenville Studios, we have the multi-talented musician, band leader, and composer Pat Van Dyke aka PVD. Originally, we were supposed to have both he and John ‘Sci’ Robinson, but another snowstorm blew through and held up John. We are going to reschedule the two to speak on their musical partnership and more very soon. PVD brought over some records as well as a bottle of bourbon to share, which was perfect for a snowed out Sunday here in the Greenville Studios. During the course of the show we touched on his collaborations, his influences, and he brought a record bag of vinyl that we spun and talked about. It was my pleasure to have this talented cat in the studio, and along the journey you’ll hear some tunes PVD is into these days, as well as new tracks out of the Daptone camp alongside reissued soul from Secret Stash, a new Polyrhythmics track, some of PVD’s music (of course), and much much more. Thanks for tuning in, and stay tuned for the next episode coming to your headphones very soon.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #7: Special Guest PVD aka Pat Van Dyke

INTRO W/Pat Van Dyke
Kool and The Gang – Summer Madness
Josephine Taylor – For You My Love
Bennie Sings – Straight Lines
The Pioneers – Pony Express
PVD INTERVIEW
Polyrhythmics – El Fuego
Saun & Starr – Look Closer
Buscrates 16 Bit Ensemble – B Boy Stance
PVD INTERVIEW
Wayne Carter – Mad Mouth Woman
Herbie Hancock – Trust Me
Sookie – Rhythm On Rhythm (Nik Weston Edit)
PVD INTERVIEW
The Meltdown – Better Days
Dialated Peoples – Weed vs. Beer
Sergio Mendes – Look Around
Alice Clark – I Keep It Hid
Soul East – Funky Lady Part 1
PVD INTERVIEW
Pat Van Dyke – Forest Street Blue
Pat Van Dyke – Frequency
OUTRO Bill Murray and RZA

Live From GV Studios Episode 6This week we have a special treat for you FleaMarket Funk readers and radio listeners out there. We were joined by The Nostalgia King, Soul Brother #1, Butta Brother and Hot Peas and Butta founder Skeme Richards as well a drummer Soki Kimura from Osaka Monaurail. They both stopped by the studio after we took them record digging and out for some burgers here in Jersey City. During the course of the show we play some funky stuff from around the globe, talk the 45 game, reissuing records, choice hamburgers, shady promoters, staying in our own lane, and more. We also talk to drummer Soki Kimura from Tokyo, Japan about his involvement in Osaka Monaurail, his influences, and his touring time with the great Marva Whitney. After our interview (which took place in a raging snowstorm!), Skeme gets down to business and laces us with a 35 minute mix of funky records of all sorts, mostly from Japan and abroad. Needless to say, there is no track list, so like the old days, you’ll have to search for these titles. We were honored to have both in the studio, and hope you enjoy this as much as we did! It’s definitely one for the books.

Niagra Bag

LIVE FROM GREENVILLE STUDIOS EPISODE 5: Skeme Richards & Soki Kimura

INTRO – Talkover
The Soul Investigators – Raw Steaks
Dusty Donuts – Jungle Mango (Naugty NMX Rubup)
LTF – Supatravel
Cash Money and Marvelous – Mighty Hard Rocker
SKEME RICHARDS/ SOKI KIMURA INTERVIEW
Abaco Dream – Life and Death In G & A
The Pioneers – More Love
Lorna Bennett – Breakfast In Bed
SKEME RICHARDS/ SOKI KIMURA INTERVIEW
The Chiefs – Apache
Sugarman Three – Turtle Walk
Reuben Wilson – Orange Peel
SKEME RICHARDS/ SOKI KIMURA INTERVIEW
Fusik – Amen Sister
Soul Scratch – Triumphant Sunday
SKEME RICHARDS GUEST SET (35 minutes/ No Tracklists!)
Outro Skeme Richards

Live From GV Studios Episode 5Episode number five of Live From Greenville Studios features recently signed Wax Poetics artists The Jack Moves. The duo, who make sweet soul music with elements of hip hop, soul, jazz, funk, and more, stopped by to talk about their record, music and much more. In between, DJ Prestige plays a variety of funky and soulful favorites for your listening pleasure. LFGS is an all vinyl radio show/ podcast recorded live in Jersey City, NJ and broadcast to the world. Keep vinyl alive and keep diggin’.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #5

Intro- Mobb Deep/ Alchemist -More Like Us
The JB’s – These Are The JB’s Pt. 1 & 2
Pretty Purdie – Funky Donkey
The Jack Moves- a Fool For You
INTERVIEW: The Jack Moves
The Ethics – Look At Me Now
Ray Barretto – Right On
Roland Alphonso – Flats
Booker T. and the MGs – Hang Em High
Weldon Irvine – We Gettin’ Down
Angelo Bond – Reach For The Moon (Poor People)
Bama The Village Poet – Got Soul
The Devils – Hip Hug Her
INTERVIEW: The Jack Moves
The Keystones – March of the Killer Penguins
Billy Strange – Put A Little Led In Your Zeppelin
Johnny Hammond – Back To The Projects
INTERVIEW: The Jack Moves
Heliocentrics featuring Guilty Simpson – Before I Die
The Counts – Why Not Start All Over Again
Emma Donovan and The Putbacks – Daddy
OUTRO Medaphor – Overdue

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Live From GV Studios Episode 4After a month long hiatus, the Live From Greenville Studios podcast is back. Our old trusty Mackie board finally shit the bed, but we were able to find a new and updated replacement, so here goes show number four. It only took a blizzard and ice storm to get us to sit down and ply some ferocious records for you. So here is 80 minutes + of heat filled LPs and 45s. A lot are new editions to our library, but please enjoy new music from 1/6 (Hope Street Recordings), The Out of Towners (Our Label Records), Dirty Burners (RBMB), Honey and The Badgers, plus deep cuts from The Left Bank, The Tremelos, Joseph Henry, Lynn Varnado, Pete Rodriguez, and more. It’s a digging expedition led by FMF, so strap on your ear goggles and get ready to go. Enjoy! If you like what you hear, tell a friend.

Live From Greenville Studios Episode #4

INTRO Jean Luc Ponty – Canteloupe Island
Joseph Henry – Who’s The King
Lynn Varnado – Wash and Wear Love
The Out of Towners – Marton Boys Club
1/6 – Cosmetic Love – Hope Street
Winston Scott – My Little Filly
TALKOVER – Funky Bijou Breaks- Tropicoco
Jurassic 5 – Linguistics
The Neopalitans – Funky Yug
Dirty Burners – Hey! Last Minute
Winston Simonal – Se Voce Pensa
TALK OVER The High and Mighty – Dirty Decibals
Honey and the Badgers – Badger Strut
Groove Holmes & Ernie Watts – Come Together
The Left Bank – Haven’t Got The Nerve
The Tremelos – Instant Whip
The Messengers – California Soul
TALK OVER Artifacts – All Points Bulliten
Pete Rodriguez – Oh That’s Nice! Part 1
Tito Puente – Black Brothers
Bobby LaCour – Hippie Joe
Stoned Soul Picnic – One Dollar Hotel
Brother Jack McDuff – Down Home Style
Maulawi – Orotonds
OUTRO Afu Ra – Whirlwind Through Cities Premier Remix

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Live From GV Studios Episode 3On this third installment of Live From Greenville Studios, we sit down in the lab with hip hop historian, author, and journalist Brian Coleman to discuss his latest book, Check The Technique Vol. 2. Along the way, we speak on his book series as DJ Prestige digs through his record bag randomly and plays records that Coleman talks about on the spot.

Brian Coleman Intro over KMD
Ed OG and The Bulldogs – I Gotta Have It
Professor Brian Oblivion – Like This
Moscow Nightlife – Moscow Nightlife
The Sorcerer’s – The Terror
Brian Coleman Interview over The Coup/ Geto Boys
T.Swift and the Electric Bag – Are You Experienced?
The Blues Project – Flute Thing
Pseudo Intellectuals – No Money, Mo’ Problems
Ice Cube – Jackin’ For Beats
Brian Coleman Interview over Rasaan Roland Kirk
Stetsasonic – Sally
Buscrates 16 Bit Ensemble – Red Clay
Jade – The Siesta Is Over
Myron & E – Dance The Night away – Do It Disco
Brian Coleman Interview over Gangstarr
Dr. Octagon – Blue Flowers
Gravediggaz – Diary Of A Madman
Augustus Pablo – Thriller
Harumi – Talk About It
Brian Coleman Interview over Jimmy McGriff
Mantronix – Bassline
UMC – Watch Me Now
Baby James – 21 Questions
Brian Coleman Outro over Cypress Hill/ Greyboy

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Live From GV Studios Episode 2Episode #2 of Live From Greenville Studios hosted by DJ Prestige of FleaMarketFunk.com. Over two hours of Funky treats from the vaults of Flea Market Funk. On this trip, we run through funky gospel, Donovan funk covers, Brazilian treats, indie hip hop out of Paris, some classic break tunes, African funk, soul re-edits, golden age rap, and more. Two hours of powerful music guaranteed.

The Sand Dollars – Get Thy Bearings
Danny and Linda – Keeper of My Soul
John Holt – Ghetto Girl
Dave Pike Set – Mather
DJ Suspect & Doc TMK – Fresh
Poets of Rhythm – Augusta, GA
KPM Music Library – Heavy Stake Out
Melvin Jackson – Funky Skull Part 1 +2
Electric Company – The Mysterious Phone Call
John Robinson and PVD – Miles and Trane
Harry Mosco – Usassa Funk
Lucky Brown – Still Listening
The Budos Band – Burnt Offering
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers – Cubano Chant
Carlos Ramos – Lightening and Flash
Earl Coleman and The Latin Love In – Hippy Heaven
Sonny Knight and The Lakers – Hey Girl
Syndicate of Sound – Little Girl
Soul Jazz Orchestra – Kingdom Come
3rd Bass – Product of The Environment
Smif N Wessun – Home Sweet Home
Lee “Scratch” Perry – Corn Fish Dub
Supa Dave West – Da God
Reverberi – Windy Wendy
Herbie Mann – Watermelon Man
The Emotions – Blind Alley (Re-Edit)
The Liquidators – The Liquidator
Gilbero Gil – Ela
Groove Holmes – Living Soul

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Live From GV studios 10 14The inaugural podcast from Flea Market Funk hosted by DJ Prestige. Overlooking beautiful New York City, Live From Greenville Studios is broadcast and recorded in the Flea Market Funk Lab. On our first episode, we run through two hours of quality funk, soul, jazz, reggae and hip hop.

Future episodes will include guest DJ sets, interviews, and more with well known and not so well known artists who are making big moves in our community. We’ve got some heat in our opener, so if you enjoy it, please tell a friend.

Track list:

1. Klaus Layer – For The People Like Us
2. Bobby Hutcherson – Aquarian Moon
3. Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – Layin’ Low
4. Hi Society Brothers – Don’t Spill The Wine
5. Sammy dread – Dreadlock Queen
6. The Relatives – Leave Something Worthwhile
7. The Slingshots – Coffee Cold
8. Tony Newman – Soul Thing
9. Soul Sugar – River Nile (Version)
10. Black Market Brass – Big Muffler
11. Jimmy McGriff – Stump Juice
12. Lee Fields – My World
13. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – Ghettos of the Mind (Freqnik & WDRE Remix)
14. Danny Spice – Incredible
15. The Expansions – Aubergine’s Escape
16. Willie West – Down On Lover’s Road
17. Loleatta Hollaway – Bring It On Up
18. The Soulmates – People We Gotta Do Better
19. Beta Club – Brassa Nova
20. Paz Antiguana – Surfing The Channel
21. The Rugby’s – You, I
22. In Motion Collective – Jesse’s Jing
23. Tags – Get Out My Life Woman
24. Rockfire Funk Express – Rockfire Funk Express
25. Studio G’s Beat Group – Movin’
26. Fumaca Preta – A Bruxa
27. Antibalas – Tattletale Part 1
28. The M-Tet – Bikes
29. Joanna Law – Midnight Blue
30. Brukky – Why Yu Nuh

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