The UnFunkWitables (UFK)

my older brother (aka BASSCLEF) and i (going by the general nom de plume Mista Vee, one which i’ve had before i knew there was a Mr. V on the scene) both share a passionate love of a genre of music we’ve dubbed, Obscure 80s Funk. France calls it boogie music, a genre that’s not quite disco and not quite JB funk, but a wonderful hybrid that is maybe only recently coming back in popularity, as is apparent by more and more neo-80s electro-funk acts on the scene. the more synth-tinged nature of the music could even be traced as the root of the current dominant electro-house. or perhaps ur just a fan of funky phat basslines, bangin drums, reverbed handclaps, spacey synth solos and 7min jams with a groovy breakdown around the 5min mark that consists of nothin but drums and poppin bass. simply put, the music is hard to resist. and we’ve found it hard to resist the pull of being the pushers of this sound. clearly we’re not the only ones, but we’d like to make a worthy addition to an oft-ignored genre that is simply littered with funky gems waiting to be heard.

The UnFunkWitables are: BASSCLEF + Mista Vee. check us out:

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Mix #005: TRANS-FUNKY-ACIDS (by BASSCLEF) [17/03/2012]

 tracklist:

01. searchin
02. if it hurts
03. skip to lou
04. part part part
05. hold on
06. backflash
07. be mine
08. teaser
09. haunting
10. party
11. hurt me
12. person to person
13. feelin
14. ha heh heh ha!
15. on the way
16. emergency
17. feelin good
18. come to me
19. affair
20. bitter
21. to the disco
22. hesitate for love
23. this could only be
24. go away
25. L-E-D-Y lady
26. aaaalright
28. do it
29. i’m gonna getcha
30. outta my hands
31. later
32. all this time
33. looking for you.

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Mix #004: The Booty-Buster Boogie (by Mista Vee) [11/07/2011]

 tracklist:

01. shyy – juke box
02. leon bryant – honey
03. la voyage – all night
04. brenda tracy – too much
05. freda payne – in motion
06. simon & mcqueen – let’s get into it
07. wendy lambert – never without you (just holding you)
08. jimmy ross – chocolate ice
09. mobley gang – groove for you
10. new paradise – sophistication
11. kevin toney – spread the word
12. james duke – hold on
13. hypertension – got this feelin
14. chris beckers splash – keep on dancing
15. elaine & ellen – fill me up
16. lafamille – dancer
17. the fantastic aleems – hooked on your love
18. jimmie gray – the kool people
19. several band – somebody say
20. alvin fields – lucky number seven
21. billy always – love’s knockin’
22. arlana – you can’t keep breaking my heart
23. walter beasley – back in love again
24. rodney canada – i don’t believe it
25. d train – keep on
26. radiance feat. prize – this is a party
27. lj reynolds – trust in me
28. instant funk – you’ll be mine
29. carla bagneries – special thing
30. john simmons – ain’t nothing like the love
31. richard john smith – she’s the master of the game
32. dayton – sound o music
33. myth – play with me
34. mike & brenda sutton – sophisticated lover
35. lace – can’t play around
36. timeless – you’re the one
37. serge ponsar – out in the night
38. elegance – jamais de risques
39. aaron broomfield – i’m gonna miss ya
40. kiddo – try my loving

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Mix #003: VOXBOX (by BASSCLEF) [20/05/2011]

tracklist:

01. active force – keep on rockin’
02. active force – rise up
03. zapp – heartbreaker (part i, part ii)
04. dick smith – sunny
05. diane richards – forget about your lady
06. five star – let me be the one
07. gayle adams – love fever
08. kleeer – intimate connection
09. klique – inside me
10. jerry knight – fire
11. i level – give me
12. jane child – don’t wanna fall in love (7″ remix version)
13. mason & dayo – party on the corner
14. one way – cutie pie
15. stacy lattisaw – sneakin’ out
16. rufus & chaka khan – better together
17. tanya love – change
18. tyrone brunson – the smurf
19. nocera – summertime summertime
20. alisha – too turned on
21. the jonzun crew – space is the place
22. midnight star – freak-a-zoid
23. zinga – calling mr. t
24. foxxy – get off
25. tom hooker – only one
26. jeanette lady day – come let me love you
27. maurice mcgee – do i do
28. chemise – she can’t love you
29. carrie lucas – show me where you’re coming from
30. deniece williams – causing a commotion
31. david koven – désolé
32. diane tell – souvent, longtemps, enormement
33. alfonzo surrett – gotta be love

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Mix #002 (by Mista Vee) [21/02/2011]

tracklist:

01. the night people – night person
02. keith & darrell – work that body
03. ltd – kickin back
04. armenta & majik – you’re my one
05. barbara jeyne – i like the way you move
06. cheryl lynn – if you’ll be true to me
07. the horne section – ladyshine
08. celena duncan – shine on
09. collage – in the mix
10. marshall titus – take a chance
11. junko ohashi – dancing
12. katie kissoon – you’re the one
13. blue feather – let’s funk tonight (instrumental)
14. brothers ii – you
15. young and company – i like (what you’re doing to me)
16. ritchie family – alright on the night
17. cameron – magic of you
18. jimmy ross – first true love affair
19. ndugu & the chocolate jam co. –  send you my love
20. sinnamon – thanks to you
21. active force – cold blooded lover
22. maurice massiah – we can go to your house
23. dynasty – day and night
24. kashif – stone love
25. masayoshi takanaka – chill me out
26. james otis jr. – baby come on
27. klymaxx – don’t hide your love
28. francois feldman & yellowhand – you want every night
29. enchantment – i know you’re hot
30. empress – give in to love
31. zafra bros. – will you see me tonight
32. evan rogers – secret love
33. mighty fire – sixth street
34. phillys st. james – candelight afternoon
35. stephanie – funky school
36. wendell morrison – what it be like
37. street angels – dressing up
38. stephen washington – please don’t go

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Mix #001 (by BASSCLEF) [17/01/2011]

tracklist:

01. liesette wilson – caveman boogie
02. leroy burgess – get down friday night
03. aurra – make up your mind
04. class action – weekend
05. fonda rae – over like a fat rat
06. aretha franklin – get it right
07. pure energy – spaced out
08. northend & michelle wallace – it’s right
09. earons – video baby
10. unlimited touch – searching to find the one
11. grace jones – la vie en rose
12. blair – nightlife
13. heatwave – the groove line
14. neney – candye lover boy
15. prince – extra lovable
16. mazarati – 100mph
17. madame x – just that type of girl
18. bobby nunn – she’s just a groupie
19. dolette mcdonald – xtra special
20. pleasure – give it up
21. pleasure – sending my love (synth solo by BASSCLEF)
22. the nick straker band – a little bit of jazz
23. steve shelto – don’t give your love away
24. inner life – moment of my life
25. invisible man’s band – all night thing
26. carl bean – i was born this way
27. komikko – feel alright
28. collage – do you like our music
29. high fashion – feelin lucky lately
30. total contrast – takes a little time
31. the time – get it up
32. donna washington – you can’t hide from the boogie
33. shalamar – don’t try to change me

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