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World of Echoes: François K – Funky Sensation


World of Echoes is a monthly four hour show from the French-born DJ, producer, remixer and and label owner François K. His career began at the Paradise Garage, Studio 54 and Loft in 70’s. He soon went on to become a significant studio hand for artists likes of Arthur Russell to Kraftwerk and a notable producer, working with and remixing artists from Diana Ross to Adam Ant. He has indisputably become one of the most influential artists in modern dance music.

This month’s program is entitled ‘World of Echoes Meets Funky Sensation’ as François takes a stroll through many of his favourite funk tracks from seminal artists such as Prince, The JB’s, Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone, as well as more obscure pieces deserving to be heard. The show also features a sprinkling of fresh new music that complements this spirit.

Artwork by: @tomozonyc_art

Listen now Tracklist

Roy Ayers & Wayne Henderson – No Deposit, No Return  [Polydor]

Johnny Guitar Watson – A Real Mother For Ya (Ben Liebrand – Go To A Disco Mix). [High-Fashion]

Camarão Orkestra – Nação África (Patchworks remix) [Favorite]

Guyna Mukat – Butterfly Funk (instrumental re-edit)  [Guynamukat Edits]

Nick Straker Band – A Little Bit Of Jazz  [Prelude]

Evelyn King –  I Don’t Know If It’s Right   [RCA]

Prince – Gett Off (Flutestrumental).  [Warner Bros]

LTJ – Fat Thing  [Hot Digits]

Zapp – Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)  [Warner Bros]

Maynard Ferguson – Primal Scream  [Columbia]

Ballistic Bros – Blacker  [On Delancey Street]

Strata – We Like It [Brownswood]

Wayne Henderson – Hot Stuff [Polydor]

Brooklyn Groove Machine – Deja Vu (Yvonne Turner Baby Powder Mix) [Plaza]

Tony Silvester & The New Ingredient – Cosmic Lady [Mercury]

Newen Afrobeat – Opposite People (feat. Seun Kuti & Cheick Tidiane Seck) [self-released]

Davie – Testify (Danny Krivit Edit) [Defected Records]

Eric Mercury – It’s Time For Me To Love You  [Enterprise]

Riot – Put Your Gun Down Brother [Motown]

Sound Experience – J.P. Walk

Betty Davis – Is It Love Or Desire [Sundazed]

Prince – Sexy Motherfucker [Warner Bros]

Gangstarr – DWYCK (Horny Instrumental) [Chrysalis]

St Vincent Latinaires – Roasted or Fried [Soufrière]

General Caine – Shake [Groove Times]

Mandrill – Mango Meat [Polydor]

Tower Of Power – What Is Hip (Live Version) [Warner Bros]

The Mexicanos – Street Dance (Hustle) [Klik]

Lord Echo – Makossa No. 3  [Soundway]

Afrikan Basement – Makusa – Africa Deep (Main) [Sacred Rhythm Music]

Gerardo Frisina – Marombo [Schema]

Strata – Steppers Crusade [Brownswood]

Alan Harris – Blue Was Angry RMX 2 [Sacred Rhythm]

Monday Michiru – Mysteries Of Life [Polydor]

The J.B.’s – Doing It To Death (Part 1 & 2) [Polydor]

The Undisputed Truth –  Earthquake Shake [Warner Bros]

Jimi Hendrix – Crash Landing [Reprise]

Jimi Hendrix – Message To Love [Reprise]

Sly And The Family Stone – If You Want Me To Stay [Epic]

Prince – Strange Relationship (1987 Shep Pettibone Club Mix) (2020 Remaster) [NPG Records]

Miles Davis – Fat Time [Columbia]

Roy Hargrove & The RH Factor – On The One [Verve]

Sunshine Sound – Crazy Heat (Edit by Kitty Kutz) [Sunshine Sound]

Donald Byrd – Lansana’s Priestess [United Artists]

Sly & The Family Stone – In Time [Epic]

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