UpFront Soul with Sanguine Fromage

Series produced by WERU

Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston 

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

If you want your soul... get it UpFront! Producer and host Sanguine Fromage, WERU dj since 2005, serves up a weekly blend of funk, soul, and jazz, plus sprinklings of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop. UpFront Soul showcases obscure artists and back-catalogue offerings from more familiar names. You'll find West African funk, funk-enriched jazz, deep soul, and only the best modern music.

UpFront Soul is available to all public and community stations worldwide free of charge at PRX, Pacifica AudioPort, and through the A-Infos Radio Project. It airs weekly on grassroots stations from coast to coast & internationally. UpFront Soul is a weekly series, with holiday shows and specials available for one-time use.


456 Pieces

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Caption: Sugaray Rayford
We'll hear new, blues-tinged tunes from Sugaray Rayford and Big Daddy Wilson, find Love in Them There Hills with The Vibrations, and hear the lates...

Bought by KZUM, KBBI Alaska, WLPR , WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Pete Seeger
We'll celebrate Pete Seeger on his centennial with funk, soul, gospel, & hip-hop takes on songs Pete wrote or frequently sang and helped to popula...

Bought by KZUM, WLPR , KBBI Alaska, WOUB, WOMR and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:29
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dolette McDonald
We'll take it to the dance floor with FSQ's blazing new version of the Talking Heads' "I Zimbra" featuring Dolette McDonald, hear new soul from Tan...

Bought by KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KBBI Alaska, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Baby Washington
After "Hangin' Out With You" and Bobby Hutcherson, we'll do the Peanut Duck with Marsha Gee and enjoy Breakfast in Bed with Baby Washington. We'll ...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR, KBBI Alaska, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Khu.éex’
We'll kick off with powerful Indigenous jazz-funk & hiphop from Khu.éex’, The Little Big Band, and Komplex Kai, plus we'll spin new music from Tan...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, WOMR and more


  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jonathan Pinson
We'll celebrate the Geminis in our audience with astrologically appropriate tunes from Nat Adderly & the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, sweet new soul fro...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seguida
We'll get on down with Breakwater, check out some funky Latin sounds with Seguida & Flash & the Dynamics, and Keep Marchin' with Raphael Saadiq.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio, WOMR and more


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Liniker e os Caramelows
We'll celebrate Pride Month with out and proud dance classics from Sylvester, Big Freedia, Frenchie Davis and, of course RuPaul, plus we'll hear ke...

Bought by WKGC, KHNS, Royalton Community Radio, KMXT, WOMR and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Eek-A-Mouse
We'll spin reggae from Jimmy Cliff, Alpha Blondy, and The Dynamics, plus an Eek-A-Mouse super set, then hear the soulful, jazzy side of Willie Nels...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Georgia Public Broadcasting, WLPR , WOUB, WOMR and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dave Bartholomew
We'll hear Beyoncé's version of Lift Every Voice and Sing, also known as the Black National Anthem, & spin Jimi Hendrix's soul-stirring rendition o...

Bought by WVAS, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Mavis Staples
We'll kick off with smokin' new soul from Mavis Staples, hear a special request for Joan Armatrading, journey into the 80s with Herbie Hancock, Ang...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Abdullah Ibrahim
We'll celebrate the 101st anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth with two hours of music from the South African anti-apartheid freedom movement. We'...

Bought by KSFR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, KZUM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KHNS, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Oscar Brown, Jr.
We'll hear about reparations from Oscar Brown, Jr., spin a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking gospel f...

Bought by KHNS, WOMR, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Lady Moon and the Eclipse
We'll mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a cargo bay full of moon & space tunes and groups from Lady Moon & the Eclipse, Gil Scott-Heron, ...

Bought by KHNS, WOMR, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Joe Bataan
We'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon, Peruvian funk from Black Sugar, and a super-soulful Stevie Wonder cover from ...

Bought by KZUM, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Lijadu Sisters
We'll set your soul ablaze with The Trammps, take care of business, with Syl Johnson, and travel to Africa with The Lijadu Sisters!

Bought by KZUM, WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Royalton Community Radio, WOMR and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: DJ Cavem Moetavation
We'll open up with Daptone soul sisters Saun & Starr, hear the jazzy, soulful sounds of Meklit, and dig OG (that's organic gardener) DJ Cavem Moeta...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ernie K Doe
We'll hear the jazzy sounds of Somi, spin one from New Orleans favorite Ernie K-Doe, and get down with Nigerian saxophone legends Fela Kuti and Orl...

Bought by WLPR , WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kaleta
We'll kick off with smoking new Afrobeat from Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, hear a new track by Rasheed Ali, sample new Ghanaian highlife from Sir Fra...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WLPR , WOUB, KMXT, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7