"Who Do The Voodoo?" by Lil Albert The music of Little Albert Maligmat, an original member of the Hawaiian soul-funk-showband Society of Seven, is at first playful and engaging. BBC Radio 1 DJ Gilles Peterson digs the band's version of "Summertime", not only for its ridiculously funky flavor, but for Little Albert's blistering scatting skills. His [...]
Last week BBC Radio 6 DJ Craig Charles gave a huge shoutout to Aloha Got Soul before spinning a Jazzman reissue of Lemuria's "Hunk of Heaven". After the song ends, Craig calls out to his listeners asking for "funky facts about Hawaii". Here's a handful of gospel truths about Hawaii's funk and soul music scene.
My excitement for Aloha Got Soul shot to new levels this weekend after learning that Funk and Soul DJ Craig Charles broadcast those three precious words—aloha got soul—to the eager ears of thousands of music fans worldwide on BBC Radio 6.