Funk, electronica and soul with hip hop as the nucleus. Agent J.


  • Groovement: Darren Laws Part 2

    Groovement: Darren Laws Part 2

    12/04/2009 Duración: 01h15min

    The second part of Darren's final Manchester gig. Tracklisting: Freddy Cole: Brother Where Are You John Edwards: Tin Man Johnny Bristol: I Wouldn’t Change A Thing Bill: Space Lady Tolbert: I’ve got it Donna McGhee: Mr Blind Man Brief Encounter: Human Lee Dorsey: Night People Shuggie Otis: Aht Uh Mi Hed Inner Life: Make It Last Forever Hypnotic: Lonely Mahogany: Ride On The Rhythm Greg Henderson: Dreamin’ Henderson & Whitfield: Dancin’ To The Beat Elkie Brooks: Rising Cost Of Love Patsy Gallant: It Will All Come Around Esther Phillips: Home Is Where The Hatred Is Enjoy!

  • Groovement: Ben Webster (Ital Sounds)

    Groovement: Ben Webster (Ital Sounds)

    28/03/2009 Duración: 57min

    The Ital Duke cut his teeth on the sounds of Reggae with Ska band The Frustrations back in Oxford, where he immersed himself in the heavy sounds of Jamaica's finest Dub and Reggae producers. The Duke moved to Sheffield in 2007 and started in radio with the 'Dub Revolution' show (SureRadio) which blasted out reggae, dub, ska and conspiracy theories as and when they were needed (frequently). He then began DJing under the title of 'The Ital Duke' around Sheffield and started the 'Ital Sounds' show (, this time as himself - Ben Webster - in 2008, which serves up a hearty portion of Reggae, Dub and Ska with extra Dubstep, Hip-Hop, Soul and anything else Ital every Thursday evening. Groovement hooked up with the Duke when he was spinning at one of the Colonel's legendary gigs in Sheffield, saw the fire in his eyes and got him on here! Enjoy... TRACKLISTING The Upsetters – ‘Iron Wolf’ (Black Art) Dr. Alimantado – ‘Un

  • Groovement: Jimmy Screech (Banana Klan)

    Groovement: Jimmy Screech (Banana Klan)

    10/03/2009 Duración: 25min

    Jimmy Screech warmed up for Ugly Duckling at the Ruby Lounge in Manchester, and Groovement was on hand to grab him for a niiice interview. Despite being flu-ridden and frankly knackered mate, Jimmy was more than happy to shoot the shit with Groovement - also along for the ride were Gordon G, who heads up the Banana Klan label with Roots Manuva. Gibbs, he of the fold-away keyboard, and DJ Mr Cosmo provided the remaining ambience. Enjoy, this Groovement is both informative and pretty funny. Recorded February 2009.

  • Groovement: Quantic

    Groovement: Quantic

    25/12/2008 Duración: 22min

    Will Holland is a top bloke. Not only this, he's now a Colombia-dwelling top bloke, so can be relatively hard to get hold of. In December he visited the UK; Groovement grabbed a pre-breakfast chat with him the morning after his Friends and Family session at the Mint Lounge in Manchester. Pod in for an insight in Will's views on latin music and breakfast. QUANTIC LINKS Grab Quantic's latest: QUANTIC PRESENTA FLOWERING INFERNO on Tru Thoughts Records

  • Groovement: Omas (At Large / Atrial Phoniks)

    Groovement: Omas (At Large / Atrial Phoniks)

    23/11/2008 Duración: 31min

    OMAS - Manchester beat digger, DJ and producer extraordinnaire. Omas has played on the same bill as a load of heads (I first heard him on the same bill as Public Enemy) and spins all over the North West, representing both AT LARGE and ATRIAL PHONIKS - look out for this lot coming into the studio when Unity Radio returns with its FM licence! Kicking off with a breaks mix, Omas then brings us a hip hop mix he put together for Groovement back in Dec 2007. Check all Omas' new beats at his constantly-updated myspace

  • Groovement: Alice Russell and TM Juke

    Groovement: Alice Russell and TM Juke

    23/11/2008 Duración: 27min

    With the new album 'Pot of Gold' out now on Alice's own Little Poppet label, Groovement collars Alice Russell and TM Juke in their luxurious Manchester hotel room and makes them late for their stage time at Friends and Family. Tracklisting (some run under the interview): Let Us Be Loving (Pot of Gold - 2008) All Over Now (My Favourite Letters - 2005) I'm Just Here (My Favourite Letters - 2005) Hurry On Now (Pot of Gold - 2008)

  • Groovement: Daedelus (Ninja Tune) - recorded live at HoyaHoya, Manchester

    Groovement: Daedelus (Ninja Tune) - recorded live at Hoya;Hoya, Manchester

    29/06/2008 Duración: 01h03min

    Recorded live at Hoya:Hoya, May 31st 2008. Originally broadcast on on Sunday, 29th June 2008.

  • Groovement: Roots Manuva Interview

    Groovement: Roots Manuva Interview

    05/05/2008 Duración: 20min

    This was a seriously bizarre night... after watching the RZA MC with his DJ Kevvy Kev to launch Futuresonic, with around 25 people present, Rich Reason and Jonny Dub led the way for us all to catch the one and only Roots Manuva at the Mint Lounge. RZA and crew enjoyed the Mint Lounge veggie patties while the New Bohemia boys, who presented the night, sorted Groovement an interview with the man Rodney. Short but sweet, here'yare... Thanks to New Bohemia for sorting the interview, and having the passion to put on events in the first place - Originally broadcast 4th May 2008. Runnning time: 18:59 Unity Radio supported Futuresonic 2008.

  • Groovement: Marc Mac (4hero) Interview

    Groovement: Marc Mac (4hero) Interview

    27/04/2008 Duración: 12min

    Hoya:Hoya played host to Marc Mac this month... this man is a legend, a pioneer and bloody nice. We find a quiet corner in Manchester's music box and chat sci fi, Visioneers, legacies and podomatic. PS to those that asked... he hasn't got started on Battlestar Galactica yet but has definitely heard good things. Big shout to Decoy, Ryan Hunn and Jonny Dub for sorting the interview! Originally broadcast Sunday 27th April 2008.

  • Groovement: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

    Groovement: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

    13/04/2008 Duración: 46min

    **PLEASE NOTE this is the COMPLETE reposted version INCLUDING Sharon - 42 mins approx** Daptone is Soul Excitement! Agent J shoots the 45 ish with Neil Sugarman, Binky Griptite, Tommy TNT Brenneck and Gabe Roth aka Daptone producer supremo Bosco Mann - chattin about vinyl, Jay Z and Rocawear watches... then Ms Sharon Jones herself drops in. Feel the funk. Recorded at the Mint Lounge, Manchester at Friends and Family, 11 April 2008. Originally broadcast 13 April 2008 on Unity Radio (

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