Proper Utensils: We Zoom Zoom Zoomed 20 Years Ago

20 years ago, a new band stepped out of the woodshed.  And with a little help that served as a little push from a local radio deejay, they blew up on the go-go scene with the quickness.  The name of the band:  Proper Utensils. This project was the result of a merge consisting of former members from for already established bands, Rare Essence, Little Benny and The Masters, AM/FM, and Hot Cold Sweat.  And although this was the second coming of James Funk’s Proper Utensils brand, the members were all different this go round.  They consisted of: James Funk, Little … Continue reading Proper Utensils: We Zoom Zoom Zoomed 20 Years Ago

PowerHouse Interview With Little Benny & Jas Funk 1993 [VIDEO]

In 1993, just as the go-go band Proper Utensils took the city by storm with the go-go version of the single “Rump Shaker,” two of the band’s strong forces, James Funk and Little Benny, sat down with (the original host of WOL’s go-go show), Konan’s program “PowerHouse”, and talked about how the band began, as well as their history together and their views on the future of go-go. Video in two parts. PART ONE: PART TWO: MAKE YOUR COMMENT VIA FACEBOOK BELOW: Continue reading PowerHouse Interview With Little Benny & Jas Funk 1993 [VIDEO]

DJ Rico Interviews Jas. Funk [VIDEO] / TMOTT Interviews Jas. Funk [AUDIO]

Noisemaker DJ Rico catches up with Go-Go Legend Jas. Funk (Rare Essence, Proper Utensils) during a birthday party celebration for Sugar Bear (EU). WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW – AND WHILE YOU’RE AT IT, CHECK OUT THE FULL LENGTH DETAILED ARCHIVED AUDIO INTERVIEW THAT FUNK WITH WITH THE TMOTT MORNING RADIO  SHOW – IN TWO PARTS: AUDIO INTERVIEW – PART ONE: AUDIO INTERVIEW – PART TWO: Continue reading DJ Rico Interviews Jas. Funk [VIDEO] / TMOTT Interviews Jas. Funk [AUDIO]