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.


329 Pieces

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Caption: Rasheed Ali
We’ll kick off with a track from Rasheed Ali’s latest and greatest- 1968: LSD (Love, Soul & Devotion), start a movement with James Junior and Speed...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR , Lower Cape Communications, KMXT, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Soul Rebels, Credit: Susan Dickson-Smith
We’ll kick off with blazing brass and hip-hop from The Soul Rebels, hear a cut from the latest 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali release, 1968: LSD (Love,...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOUB, WLPR , Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Angie Fisher
We'll get funky with Bubba Suggs, take a ride with Cross Bronx Expressway, and tap into our Hot Pants Power with Syl Johnson.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
We'll hear the strong voices of women for Women's History Month, kicking off with Nona Hendryx and rolling on with Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, ...

Bought by KMUN, KAAD-LP, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kathleen Cleaver
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Mavis Staples, The Freedom Singers, and Mahalia Jackson, and we'll hear the voices of ...

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


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Hustlers Brass Band
It's Carnival Time! UpFront Soul brings you to the Crescent City and lets you catch some beads as we celebrate with Carnival favorites from Profess...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, WLPR , Lower Cape Communications, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Joan Armatrading
We'll open up with a set celebrating Joan Armatrading's recent UK Americana Lifetime Achievement Award, cut a dovetail joint with the Four Tops, an...

Bought by KZUM, KAAD-LP, KHNS, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Toots and the Maytals
We’ll celebrate Groundhog Day (halfway from winter to spring!) with tunes from the band Groundhog, Joe “Groundhog” Richardson, and The Party Brothe...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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 , Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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 KHNS, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 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., Lower Cape Communications, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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: 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: 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: 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 , Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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: 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: 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: 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 , Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
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