“Stand Up & Be Recognised!” played on Amazing Radio | 6th July 2015

Simon Raymonde seems to like my music (or his producer does, at least) as “Stand Up & Be Recognised!” was featured on his Amazing Radio show on Monday.

If you remember, Simon gave me my first radio airplay with “Empowerful Strut – WYSIWYG” on the same show in April.

You can listen to the show on Simon’s Amazing Radio page, or click here to jump straight to the part of the show where the song is played, around 4:30.


 The cool thing about Amazing Radio is that it’s for unsigned artists, and if a track gets a lot of attention on Amazing Tunes then it’s more likely to get radio play. So, you can find all my music at amazingtunes.com/funkmasta, and whilst you’re discovering your new favourite band you can give my stuff a ‘like’ or playlist it and I might get played again – I reckon it sounds much better squashed through the radio compressor!

Let me know what you think, leave a comment or message me on Twitter or Facebook.

The Money Song – Stand Up & Be Recognised! (Pt. 2) – Out NOW! – FREE DOWNLOAD!

Today is apparently the last day that music in the UK will be released on a Monday. Additionally, the people of Greece voted yesterday against further IMF imposed austerity by a margin of 61% against.

To mark both these occasions – though obviously Greece is a much more pertinent event – I’m announcing the release of a fresh jam – part 2 of the Stand Up & Be Recognised! EP, here’s “The Money Song”!


 

Written after the banks broke in 2008, it’s an issue I feel strongly about and an attitude that angers me even more in today’s political climate.

You can grab a FREE COPY from Bandcamp – either as Pt. 2 on its own, or as a bonus track if you buy Pts. 1 & 2.

Share if you dig it! It’s a #SocialistParty, y’all!

Ian n’ Joel’s Funk n’ Soul – Wilsoni Interview & Strange People airplay| Insanity Radio

Ian ‘N’ Joel’s Funk ‘N’ Soul – Songs We Should Have Played feat. Wilsoni: Episode 26 by Insanity Radio 103.2fm on Mixcloud


Had an interview on Insanity Radio – the community FM radio station in Egham & Surrey, originally the student station for Royal Holloway, University of London. I was very happy to be on the show – these guys really know their Green Onions!  Check it out – the interview starts around 1:12:07.

New Music: Wilsoni Tha’ Funk Masta | SupaJam / News

In 2010, after the results of the general election which bought a coalition government to Britain, Wilsoni Tha’ Funk Masta wrote a song called ‘Stand Up and Be Recognised’. Well, it’s five years later and Britain faces another coalition, and millions of people don’t know who to vote for because every single party causes doubt.

Source: New Music: Wilsoni Tha’ Funk Masta | SupaJam / News

It was tight, but they managed to squeeze it in for the election. It’s quite a heartfelt piece too.

Check it out!

Stand Up & Be Recognised! EP (Pt. 1) OUT NOW!!!

Today is May Day – International Workers Day, and next week in the UK on May 7th we have a neck-and-neck bitterly fought Election coming up.

With that in mind, I urge people to STAND UP & BE RECOGNISED!


 

This song was written in outrage at the circumstances surrounding the result of the last election in 2010 – and things have since got worse! Share if you believe, share if you agree – share if you’re angry!

Available now from Bandcamp, and most major digital distributors imminently. Expect Pt. 2 of this EP in the next few weeks…