40 Minutes of Funk

40 Minutes of Funk

40 Minutes of Funk is an interview podcast focusing on Funk practitioners, their philosophies, and their music.


December 15, 2022 64 min

Shira Elias and I talk about faceplants and wardrobe malfunctions, maintaining positivity, staying in the groove, solar photography, and more!

Check out Shira Elias!

Website: https://www.shiraelias.com/

Social: https://www.instagram.com/shirashirabangbang/ | https://www.facebook.com/shiraeliasgoods

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7oFLqsm4xnhxx9IWS56rKQ?si=Q2HcXTCmTui6vsIsaOIjBA

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Marta Román from Barcelona-based The Blaxound and I discuss Black action film music, Flamenco chords, hard-core and punk, the South American mafia, and more!

Check out The Blaxound!

Website: https://linktr.ee/Theblaxound

Social: https://www.instagram.com/theblaxound/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5GzIm8kkafH9CEWi1VXDES?si=1UiWTmmiSXOB6Wz-iofIBg

Bandcamp: https://blaxound.bandcamp.com

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December 1, 2022 82 min

Pat Petrillo and I talk about tracking at Power Station and Abbey Road studios, avoiding the hokey-pokey, marshmallow shoes, candy bars, and more!

Check out Pat Petrillo!

Website: https://patpdrummer.com

Social: https://www.instagram.com/patpdrummer/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ISYCjb7vrMauepH7FniIF?si=TRGXhBbRQI2ZfiuYxnFKig

"Brooklyn Phunk" song: https://patpetrillomusic.bandcamp.com/

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November 24, 2022 1 min

Happy Thanksgiving, y'all! Thanks for supporting this podcast by listening each week, spreading the word to your friends and family, and checking out the artists I host. Special thanks to my Patreon supporters who give each month and participate on the show, and to my weekly guests. We'll be back next week for another interview - just know how much I appreciate you! Best wishes for a safe and warm holiday.

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November 17, 2022 117 min

Colemine Records founder and funk maestro Terry Cole and I discuss flipping 78s, tiger tales, hammer dulcimers, Whitney Houston, Cincinnati chili, trash can music, plus he spills what's coming soon to the label, and more!

Check out Colemine Records!

Websites: https://www.coleminerecords.com/ | https://www.plaidroomrecords.com

Social: https://www.facebook.com/Colemine45 | https://www.instagram.com/coleminerecords/

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November 10, 2022 87 min

Belgian funk band Alpacas Collective members Stan and Frederik and I chat about Peruvian flutists, science fiction artwork, Ethiopian scales, night clubs, fighting dances, and more!

Check out Alpacas Collective!

Bandcamp: https://alpacascollective.bandcamp.com

Social: https://www.facebook.com/alpacascollective | https://www.instagram.com/alpacascollective/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5jEJtNiHHNsqsGxPh9KmvY?si=4u1zfMGqR...

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November 3, 2022 96 min

Joe Hertler and I discuss Pokémon Go, feudal Japanese folk tales, anthropomorphic Death incarnations, yeti costumes, Super Smash Bros, and tons more!

Check out Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers!

Website: https://joehertler.com/

Social: https://www.instagram.com/joehertler/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2bqcjvd6ETkqubaQnx3OtS?si=WFCEB33BQhGy0B-bHiYdIg

Watch more in their meet the band video: https://vimeo.com/745197960...

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October 27, 2022 104 min

Ghost Funk Orchestra mastermind and front man Seth Applebaum and I talk about open space, family poetry, shapeshifting songs, flower lore, film music, and more!

Check out Ghost Funk Orchestra!

Website: https://www.ghostfunkorchestra.com/

Social: https://www.facebook.com/ghostfunkorchestra | https://www.instagram.com/ghostfunkorchestra/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5gZWu16OAMVGmfLFNj0NCT?si=3NJkXv8MSf2R7kD_JK5h1w

40 Minut...

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October 20, 2022 104 min

On The Spot Trio members and I talk about tablas and sitars, Balinese Gamelan, monkey chanting, magnet poetry, and basically we just fangirl about how great Alan Evans is!

Check out On the Spot Trio!

Social: https://www.facebook.com/otstrio | https://www.instagram.com/otstrio/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7KRs1Y2DESLNaIpQqiHukM?si=3BqF9rtzSP209Uc7Ocnigg

"Shag" recording sessions documentary: https://youtu.be/Vnw...

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October 13, 2022 96 min

Italian funk band C'ammafunk's drummer and founder Matteo De Vito and I discuss large Mexican plants, music as vocabulary, American pizza, and more!

Check out C'ammafunk!

Social: https://www.facebook.com/CammafunkOfficial | https://www.instagram.com/cammafunk/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7sFeVknaUWaTgih9OLYJuZ?si=lHh021Q2SECoLAi8vmmSoQ

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October 6, 2022 88 min

Cloudchord and I discuss bloombap, chill-hop vs. lofi, golden yesses, Marvel themes, musical foreplay, and more!

Check out Cloudchord!

Website: https://www.cloudchord.net/

Social: https://www.facebook.com/cloudchord | https://www.instagram.com/cloudchord/ | https://twitter.com/cloudchord/

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EjKjFGvMmVUGCfAyDY2lG?si=gKcqWa-9TMe5I-CjKaon0A&nd=1

Fundraising help for Cloudchord's mothe...

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September 29, 2022 81 min

Instagram influencer Waxvillain and I dish about classic soul, funk evangelism, sentimental albums, and basically fanboy over collecting vinyl records.

Check out Waxvillain !

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/waxvillain/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWzUSX8ppkUX9KSoc5aBK2g

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September 22, 2022 62 min

Anomalie and I talk about EDM circuits, disturbing the neighbors, camping trips, phrase prioritization, synth patches, and more!

Check out Anomalie !

Website: https://anomaliebeats.com/

Social: https://www.instagram.com/anomaliebeats/ | https://www.facebook.com/anomaliebeats

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2ev6Cd0yJVCcpf2zezEQ8Z?si=kh6OV7SqQMCXvIKUYNbioA

Synth Sounds: https://merch.anomaliebeats.com/collections/synthsounds


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September 15, 2022 110 min

Mark Lettieri and I chat about Van Halen, internships, kerning, duck music, Italian flowers, and more!

Check out Mark Lettieri!

Website: https://www.marklettieri.com

Social: https://www.instagram.com/mjlettieri/ | https://www.facebook.com/mjlettieri

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3USL7r0FYOWUiTPQGz3HpP?si=TRKeQ5kbTw6VOjl6MUNmAQ

PRS Guitar Fiore: https://prsguitars.com/electrics/model/fiore_2021

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September 8, 2022 81 min

Scone Cash Players organist and front man Adam Scone and I talk about Brazilian neighborhoods, basement recordings, organ personalities, studio spontaneity, and metallurgy, of course!

Check out Scone Cash Players!

Website: https://www.sconecashplayers.com

Social: http://instagram.com/sconcashplayers

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3GMruM6YOWc69pzKC74qK5?si=juChv9EWQWm5j4Rl7eIcUg

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September 1, 2022 79 min

St. Paul Peterson (keyboardist for Prince's The Time & The Family) and I discuss orange suits, the Minneapolis sound, Ninja Turtles, running shoes, and more! 

Check out St. Paul Peterson!

Website: https://www.paulpeterson.com

Social: http://instagram.com/stpaulpeterson | https://www.facebook.com/StPaulFanPage/ | https://www.facebook.com/MplsFunkAllStars

Music on the Run Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/music-on-th...

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August 25, 2022 1 min

Season Two is nearly here! Tune in Sept. 1 for the first episode. Wanna go behind the scenes and enjoy exclusive bonus perks, including ways to interact with future guests? Please support the 40 Minutes of Funk podcast TODAY, starting at only $5 a month, at www.patreon.com/40minutesoffunk and join the growing league of funk fans like yourself who make this podcast possible. Thanks so much!

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August 18, 2022 1 min

Thanks so much for helping make Season One of the 40 Minutes of Funk podcast a success! Season Two is just around the corner...

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May 19, 2022 81 min

Shirley Davis and Edu Martinez of The Silverbacks talk with me about their teamwork songwriting approach, music as a choice, Egyptian dreams, overcoming health obstacles, and more! 

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May 12, 2022 95 min

Kelly Finnigan and I talk about lucky genes, shadowing DJs, the importance of a good record education, fatherly advice and influence, Christmas music, thematic albums, and more! 

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