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Ride the funk vibe with VibeRide, the original classic funk and soulful grooves podcast produced by Gary Hall.


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Ride the funk vibe with VibeRide, the original classic funk and soulful grooves podcast produced by Gary Hall.






VibeRide: Lockdown Liberation Mix

Soul-soothing funky goodness for everyone languishing in lockdown.


VibeRide: Mix 123

Mix 123 features The Brand New Heavies, Never Dull, Prince, Jean Tonique, Horse Meat Disco, Kathy Sledge, Joey Negro, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Incognito, Reel People, Angie Stone, Jerry Knight and Aria.


VibeRide: Mix One Reboot [ Anniversary Special ]

In celebration of 10 years of VibeRide, this mix is a rebooted and improved version of my very first show released back in the summer of 2009, which featured genuine foot-stomping classics from Cameo, Stevie Wonder, The Commodores, Con Funk Shun, Luther Vandross, Roy Ayers, Prince, The Gap Band and Maceo Parker. It all began with these tracks and here we are a decade later still riding that funk vibe! Big thanks to everyone who's listened to VibeRide over the years, I certainly hope you've...


VibeRide: Professor Eddy Guest Mix

What better way to celebrate 10 years of VibeRide than a guest mix from the great Professor Eddy! His funky selection features Klaps, Rihanna, Dana Jean Phoenix, Change, Pauli Carman Soulpersona & Princess Freesia, Club House, Peter Jacques Band, Five Letters, Benelux, The Limit feat. Gwen Guthrie, Le Flex and Tuxedo. Big thanks to all our listeners and special thanks to Professor Eddy for putting together a top mix. Enjoy!


VibeRide: Mix 121

Mix 121 spins up classics from Curtis Mayfield, Donald Byrd, The Brothers Johnson, D Train and Wardell Piper alongside contemporary cuts from Kraak & Smaak, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Gloria Tells, Disclosure, Uptown Funk Empire, Escort and Wayne Snow.


VibeRide: Mix 120

Mix 120 brings funky stuff a plenty. Featuring Alphonse Mouzon, Honey Dijon, Izo Fitzroy, Tortured Soul, Reel People, Amadou & Mariam, Ibibio Sound Machine, Cappa and Daniel-San, France Joli, and new music from Brand New Heavies and Tony Momrelle.


VibeRide: Mix 119

Mix 119 spins up LTD, McFadden & Whitehead, COEO, Gilligan Moss, Instant Funk, Space 9, Blackbuster, Central Line, Qwestlife, The Niceguys, Gwen McCrae and the Motet.


VibeRide: Commodores Special

It's been a while since I put out a special mix, so here's one that's long overdue - a Commodores special. The band that launched the career of legendary singer/song writer Lionel Richie were, first and foremost, a great funk outfit and so for me deserve to be considered funk royalty. This mix features 16 of the Commodores' funkiest cuts mixed for your listening pleasure.


VibeRide: Mix 118

Mix 118 brings debuts for Lizzo, Dona Laka, Joe Bataan, Rare Cuts, and spins up grooves from Bosq, The Kay-Gees, The Fatback Band, Chaka Khan, Commodores, Brass Construction, Rare Cuts and Brooklyn Funk Essentials.


VibeRide: Mix 117

VibeRide's back baby! After a summer hiatus we return with Mix 117, which features a delicious mix of classic and new funky grooves from Bosq, Tony Momrelle, Joan Bibiloni, Sister Sledge, Mutiny, Sheila E., Frazelle, KC & The Sunshine Band, Bill Withers, Gil Scott-Heron, Lenny Kravitz, Herbie Hancock, and ends with our own belated tribute to Aretha Franklin who passed away in the summer.


VibeRide: Mix 116

Mix 116 features funky cuts from Wham!, Smoove & Turrell, Tom Misch, Skyy, Hot Toddy, Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Art of Tones, Brother Strut, plus new music from Chromeo, Citrus Sun and Nile Rodgers & Chic.


VibeRide: Mix 115

Mix 115 spins up D.C. LaRue, Jean Tonique, Ida Nielsen, Sunfire, Cory Wong, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Patti LaBelle, Average White Band, Boncana Maiga, Princess Freesia, Soul II Soul and something brand new from Lenny Kravitz.


VibeRide: Horns!

This is an extended mix of 23 tracks which make great use of horns or else feature masters of brass such as Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Grover Washington Jr, Candy Dulfer, Trombone Shorty and MIles Davis. If you love funky horns, then you'll love this mix. And there's even a little something special at the very end.


VibeRide: Mix 114

Mix 114 spins up contemporary cuts from Raf Rundell, Tom Misch, Down To The Bone and Amalia and classics from The Emotions, Midnight Star, Lakeside, Norman Connors, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Kool & The Gang and Skipworth And Turner.


VibeRide: Mix 113

Our first mix of 2018 brings a whole host of solid gold legends of funk and soul, including the Temptations featuring Rick James, Teddy Pendergrass, Aretha Franklin, The Commodores, Earth, Wind & Fire, Pleasure, Maceo Parker and Marvin Gaye. Rounding off the mix are some serious grooves from Jean Tonique, Sun, Orgone and Ted Taylor.


VibeRide: Mix 112

Mix 112 comes along in time for your 2017 Christmas and New Years celebrations. There's debuts for Janet Jackson, Luxxury, Yuksek, Voilaaa, Qwestlife, Dr. Togo, New Cool Collective & Matt Bianco, Johnny Mathis, Rufus Thomas and Drizabone. The classics come from Chic, Raydio and Aretha Franklin. Merry Christmas everyone and happy new year!


VibeRide: Mix 111

Mix 111 debuts D Train, Sparque, Down To The Bone, Cool Million, Lucy Pearl and Ida Nielsen, and spins up more classics from Sister Sledge, Cerrone, Change, Chic and Philip Bailey.


VibeRide: Mix 110

Mix 110 spins up Homegrown Syndrome, Choklate, Ladies of Soul, Candy Dulfer, Pat Lok, Revelation, Firefly, Gene Dunlap and Electro Deluxe for their debuts. It also features the Bar Kays, Crazy P, the new Nile Rodgers mix of a George Michael classic and a Steely Dan track in tribute to co-founder Walter Becker who passed away this month.


VibeRide: Funkin' Rock

A mix of tracks that are ostensibly rock songs or at least songs by 'rock bands', but which have either an obvious or subtle funkiness about them - or else have irresistible bass lines. In short, rock tunes that have a dance-able groove! Featuring: Roxy Music, CCR, Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Spin Doctors, Lenny kravitz, Queen, Robert Palmer, Bloc Party and Prince.


VibeRide: Mix 108

Mix 108 features Central Line, Bileo, Average White Band, Sam Sparro, Moon Boots, Donna Summer, Gregory porter, Four80East, Lemuria, Earth Wind and Fire - and something brand new from Joey Negro.