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.


457 Pieces

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Caption: Don Covay
We'll serve up a disco sandwich with L.J. Waiters and the Testimonial Singers, ride the Funky Donkey and the Boogie Truck, and throw an African Par...

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


  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll get wild with Betty Davis, hear from James Junior (fronting Speedometer), and check out a rare Jimi Hendrix tune.

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


  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Polaris Artist in Residence Tanika Charles
We'll open up with a powerful track from Rasheed Ali's new album, 1968: The Other Side of Town, and dig deep into Kaleta & Super Yamba Band's smoki...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Komplex Kai
We’ll dedicate our first set to the water protectors with tracks from Prolific the Rapper, Komplex Kai, and Khu.eex, plus hear new music from Neue ...

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


  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll celebrate love with sweet songs from Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson & Don "Sugarcane" Harris, plus send out some Curtis Mayfield to my soulful sp...

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


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
We'll celebrate freedom with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Libra...

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Screamin' Jay Hawkins
It's a soulful spooktacular edition of UpFront Soul! We'll scare the funk out of you with creepy classics from Rockwell, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Tur...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ, WOMR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mr. Excitement- Jackie Wilson
We'll hear topical tunes for election season and other matters of governance from Little Steven, the Honey Drippers, and Johnny "Guitar" Watson, pl...

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


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Martha Redbone
It’s a top secret UpFront Soul! We’ll hear songs of espionage and intrigue from Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and E...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Lijadu Sisters
We’ll open up with a blistering funkdown from Stevie Wonder, and hear the latest single from Lady Moon and the Eclipse. We’ll pay tribute to the la...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR , WOMR and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Khu.eex
We'll celebrate Native American Heritage Month with two hours of Indigenous funk, soul, jazz, and hip-hop! We'll hear from Khu.eex, John Trudell, R...

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


  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Emma Donovan
We'll get funky with George Clinton and the Split Decision Band, hear indigenous soul from Emma Donovan, and catch a crazy Dylan cover from the Isl...

Bought by KZUM, KAAD-LP, KHNS, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nerukhi
We'll kick off with political tunes from Nerukhi and Soul Basement, hear a great rerelease of Nigerian afrobeat from SJOB Movement, and hear the up...

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


  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rodger Collins
We'll take a musical tour of the San Francisco Bay with Rodger Collins, the Pointer Sisters, and Richie Havens, sprinkle a little tinsel on our sou...

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


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Run-DMC
'Tis the season to be funky! We'll light our menorah with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, hear Christmas classics from Mahalia Jackson, Run-DMC and C...

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


  • Added: Dec 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Billy Paul
We'll ring in the New Year with new music from Joseph Washington, Jr., hear Billy Paul ask the musical question, "Am I Black Enough for You?" and t...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, KSRQ, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: John Coltrane
We'll hear classic soul from Syl Johnson, check out some funky stuff from Senegal and Brazil, and listen to John Coltrane's musical meditation on t...

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


  • Added: Jan 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Saigon Soul Revival, Credit: Photo by Duke Dien
We'll hear new music from Gyedu-Bley Ambolley, Nerukhi, and Saigon Soul Revivial! Plus new Taraab music from Zanzibar with the enchanting voice of ...

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


  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk,...

Bought by Prairie Public, KHNS, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: David Walters
We'll kick off with a set of new releases by Omar, LaRombe, and David Walters, hear a set of Aretha (and a poem to Aretha by Nikki Giovanni) by req...

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


  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8