peter jay – funkademia mix
peter jay – funkademia mix

Mr Jay started out his musical journey nicking his brothers streetsounds albums around 1984 and scratching on his parents console hi-fi system. Having always taken an interest in the DJ while clubbing in the early 90’s it was only a matter of time before he dived head first into the art of mixology. A brief […]

Continue reading...
Jason Vereker – Funkademia  Mix
Jason Vereker – Funkademia Mix

Jason Vereker DJ mix featuring tracks from SOS band, The Family Stand, Sister Sledge and Wild Cherry.

Continue reading...
Danny Krivit Maestro Garage Mix
Danny Krivit Maestro Garage Mix

Danny Krivit grew up in New York during the 60s, surrounded by all forms of music from a young age, not to mention his parents were both accomplished jazz stars in their own right. In fact it was his parents who gave Danny his first break when they enlisted him as the only DJ at […]

Continue reading...
Pete Rock’s James Brown Tribute Mix
Pete Rock’s James Brown Tribute Mix

Pete Rock has put together this ace James Brown tribute mix with familiar James Brown et al breaks alongside legendary Hip Hop tracks from Chubb Rock, Rob Base, Big Daddy Kane, Nas, Eric B and Rakim plus much more who famously sampled and re-used The Godfather of Soul. Read all about Pete Rock here he’s […]

Continue reading...
Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Mix
Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Mix

Our resident DJ, David Dunne has put together this great Earth, Wind & Fire tribute mix as founding member Maurice White sadly passed away on Thursday 4th Feb. Earth Wind & Fire have played a huge part in Funkademia over the past 20 years and not a week has passed without us playing one of […]

Continue reading...
Bucky  – Funkademia Disco Mix
Bucky – Funkademia Disco Mix

Bucky’s insatiable appetite for collecting quality records span genres like house, disco, boogie, jazz, funk, soul, Latin, Afro & reggae but he always has a firm emphasis on the funk and soul vibe. He is former resident DJ at Sankeys Soap supporting the likes of Danny Krivit, Joey Negro, Norman Jay, Keb Darge and more […]

Continue reading...
Festive Funk Mix
Festive Funk Mix

It’s that time of year again where we get all festive so we’ve done a new mix to get you all in the christmas mood…enjoy it and we hope to see you at our christmas party at Mint Lounge on Saturday 19th December. Get your Q jump tickets from Skiddle

Continue reading...
Si Forestiero returns for one night only!
Si Forestiero returns for one night only!

Si Forestiero has been DJing since 1986 and has played in some of the biggest clubs in the world from Manchester to Ibiza via Birmingham. He recently moved to Dubai but returns to Funkademia for one night only on the 8th August. Check out this classic mix from 2003 he did for us…

Continue reading...
Jack Tomson Funkademia Mix
Jack Tomson Funkademia Mix

Here at Funkademia towers we are always on the look out for hot young Mancunain talent and Jack Tomson fits this bill perfect. Jack has been on our radar for quite a while & to give you a flavour of his style check out this exclusive mix he’s done for us. Catch him playing regularly […]

Continue reading...
David Dunne Funkademia Re-edit mix
David Dunne Funkademia Re-edit mix

We all know and love our resident DJ David Dunne but did you know he hosts a weekly radio show? Well you do now and in his latest show he did an hours mix of his favourite Funkademia tunes that he has re-edited. Take a listen and turn it up loud… THE TRIPLE DEE RADIO […]

Continue reading...
david dunne – funkademia classics mix
david dunne – funkademia classics mix

The backbone of our resident DJ crew has mixed up some Funkademia classics for us. Turn it up loud and enjoy this from David Dunne!

Continue reading...
funkademia new resident DJ – Josimar
funkademia new resident DJ – Josimar

This weekend (25th Oct) we welcome our brand new resident DJ to the decks. Josimar is part of the all club conquering Lovedose crew and has been playing to crowds for over 15 years, he also produces under the MOTIF moniker and his first release is out now on Lovedose record label. He’s been coming […]

Continue reading...
funkademia – early grooves mix
funkademia – early grooves mix

As we’re enjoying some final summer sunshine at the minute we’re giving you a free early grooves mix that was recorded live at Funkademia. Stick it on loud!!

Continue reading...
NYE Manchester 2013 – New Years Eve Mixed By David Dunne
NYE Manchester 2013 – New Years Eve Mixed By David Dunne

Big tunes from Funkademia 2013 mixed with love by David Dunne. Funkademia NYE will be held at Mint Lounge, Manchester. Tickets online funkademia.skiddletickets.com/events.php David Dunne https://soundcloud.com/david-dunne

Continue reading...
David Dunne Summer Groove Mix
David Dunne Summer Groove Mix

This latest mix for Funkademia is an energetic mix of original and disco re-edit classics, featuring tracks from Jean Carne, Positive Force, Grace Jones and Jazzy Jeff.

Continue reading...
Funkademia Christmas Mix From Redsoul
Funkademia Christmas Mix From Redsoul

Christmas mix from Funkademia Resident Redsoul, 80s boogie to 90s classic house with a sprinkle of the christmas bells.

Continue reading...
Back 2 Disco – Mixed by David Dunne
Back 2 Disco – Mixed by David Dunne

New mix from David Dunne. He is very well known for his house sets, but David has an unrivaled love and knowledge of funk, soul and disco.

Continue reading...
Electric Robot Mix – Direct from NYC
Electric Robot Mix – Direct from NYC

Our mancunian friend in New York, DJ Thomas D, sent us this mix.

Continue reading...
Funkademia Favourites From Jason Vereker
Funkademia Favourites From Jason Vereker

We first met Jason when he was the main man behind the well respected vinyl section in the back of HMV Market St. Jason was always kind enough to put aside some 12″ pre- release vinyl gems for us which helped keep the funk fresh back in our early years.

Continue reading...
Disasters at Work (aka Kid Blast & David Dunne) live from funkademia
Disasters at Work (aka Kid Blast & David Dunne) live from funkademia

Here’s part 1 of a live mix from Saturday 14th April courtesy of Disasters of Work aka Kid Blast & David Dunne

Continue reading...
funkademia skiddle podcast
funkademia skiddle podcast

Funkademia are the first guests of 2012 on the Skiddle.com Weekends Matter podcast

Continue reading...
Disco Mums Interview & Mix
Disco Mums Interview & Mix

The Disco Mums will be making their Funkademia debut this Saturday. They will be taking over the Baby Funk room to help us celebrate 16 years of Funkademia and we had a chat with them to find out all about them…

Continue reading...
Simon Ozbizton – Yesterdays Jams Today Mix
Simon Ozbizton – Yesterdays Jams Today Mix

Simon Ozbizton will be on warm up duties this weekend at Funkademia. Here’s a lovely mix he’s done for us.

Continue reading...
Brooks presents…
Brooks presents…

Tonight we welcome Gareth Brooks for his new monthly back room residency. He’ll playing classic hip hop and RnB on the 1st Saturday of the month. Here’s a cheeky mix he’d done to get you in the mood

Continue reading...
Funkademia remixed
Funkademia remixed

45 minutes of Funkademia tunes that are remixed, edited or alternative versions of the originals. Tunes from Gamm, Hot Toddy, Breakbeat Junkie, Dimitiri from Paris, The Players Union, Rayko and The Owl

Continue reading...
Simon Ozbizton – In The Basement
Simon Ozbizton – In The Basement

A spanking new mix from Simon Ozbizton ahead of his Funkademia Mint Lounge gig this weekend. Features basement bombs from Tribe Called Quest, Grandmaster Flash, Lucy Pearl and Sunshine Anderson.

Continue reading...
ian williams – disco’s revenge mix
ian williams – disco’s revenge mix

This weekend we welcome Ian Williams to take over the back room for Disco’s Revenge. Here’s a live mix of he did at Maximes back in 1994!!

Continue reading...
Simon Ozbizton – Funk Mix
Simon Ozbizton – Funk Mix

We welcome back Simon Ozbizton this weekend alongside Trafford Lovething. Here’s a little mix of classic upbeat Funk he’s done to get you in the mood. Enjoy!

Continue reading...
Disco’s Revenge with David Dunne
Disco’s Revenge with David Dunne

David Dunne takes over the back room at Funkademia on Saturday 12th February for Disco’s Revenge. The ex Galaxy FM & Hed Kandi Dj will be blasting out house classics from 1990 – 2005.

Continue reading...
Funkademia DJs – The Dance Off Mix
Funkademia DJs – The Dance Off Mix

A mix of funk soul classics including Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Temptations, Jackie Wilson, Sam Dees, Spanky Wilson, Dawn Penn, Carole King, James Brown and Bob Marley.

Continue reading...
Neil Scott DJ Mix
Neil Scott DJ Mix

Promo mix from DJ Neil Scott. A regular spinner at Funkademia and head of one of Manchester’s best underground club nights, El Diablos Social Club. Get this mix on your walkman right away.

Continue reading...
funkademia photos & free live mix – graeme park – 25.09.10
funkademia photos & free live mix – graeme park – 25.09.10

Funkademia photos with Graeme Park from 25.09.10 at Mint Lounge and The Graeme Park radio show featuring an hour mix live from Funkademia….

Continue reading...
exclusive free graeme park mix
exclusive free graeme park mix

Here’s an exclusive mix that Graeme Park has kindly provided to give you a taster of his debut that is happening next Saturday 25th September.

Continue reading...
New DJ Mix from Redsoul
New DJ Mix from Redsoul

Here is a little present from Funkademia resident Redsoul. Catch him live at Mint Lounge on Saturday 28th August. Includes tracks by Prince, jackson 5 and Gladys Knight.

Continue reading...
New DJ Mix from Jason Vereker.
New DJ Mix from Jason Vereker.

This Saturday Jason Vereker and David Dunne continue with our One Summer Under a Groove theme. We have an ace new mix available for stream or download. Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and some dancefloor edits included.

Continue reading...
free funkademia summer live mix
free funkademia summer live mix

Here’s a summer mix to compliment the beautiful weather we’re having. Mix your drinks not your records volume one, live from the funkademia summer party. Bob Marley, Dawn Penn, Horace Andy and some other reggae influenced beats.

Continue reading...
dimitri from paris – motown mix – live from djoon, paris
dimitri from paris – motown mix – live from djoon, paris

Here’s a free live mix from Dimitri from Paris…

Continue reading...
Simon Ozbizton free ‘ready to boogie’ mix
Simon Ozbizton free ‘ready to boogie’ mix

A couple of extra special treats this Saturday night, as well as Dave Haslam we also have Simon Ozbitzon returning to Funkademia to warm up the dancefloor. In the back room we are revamping our Northern Funk brand in the back room. Soul Funk connoisseur Dave Hulston will feature on the night, and Northern Funk will then continue to run on the last Saturday of every month.

Continue reading...
Good for the Soul Mix
Good for the Soul Mix

Funkademia co-promoters & resident DJ’s, Good for the Soul, have provided us with a mix that really sums up Funkademia.

Continue reading...
Redsoul Funkademia Mix
Redsoul Funkademia Mix

Dave ‘Redsoul’ Wareing mix featuring remixes and re-edits from the likes of Dinah Washington, James Brown, Simian Mobile Disco, Rockers Revenge, Neneh Cherry, Curtis Blow, Jocelyn Brown, Jackson 5 & Candi Staton! Catch Redsoul live this Saturday night at Funkademia along with Les Croasdaile & Phil Beckett

Continue reading...
Kid Blast live at Funkademia
Kid Blast live at Funkademia

This is a live recording of a warm up set I did at Funkademia, Manchester on the 26th September 2009. Expect a chilled groove over 2 hours starting with some deep soul vibes moving through funk, old school hip hop…

Continue reading...
Greg Wilson – Do Not Attempt to Adjust Your Radio Mix
Greg Wilson – Do Not Attempt to Adjust Your Radio Mix

Greg Wilson began DJing in 1975 and is regarded as one of the most important figures on the UK dance scene. He enjoyed hugely popular residencies in the early eighties at Wigan Pier and Manchester’s majorly influential Legends.

Continue reading...