Matt McCalpin

Musician/Teacher/Songwriter/Producer/Music Collector. Matt McCalpin lives a life committed to music. He was born with a guitar in his lap, and soul in his heart. A funkified odyssey that began with an accomplished education from Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, has refined into a relentless amount of music created, stages played, students taught, and friendships formed. Currently Matt lives in Michigan with his wife, kids, and pup. When not spending time with his family, he is avidly collecting music, performing, recording, and producing the funk band Medicinal Groove. "Music is the best!"

Shooting Star – Richard In Your Mind

10 December 2019

If you’re a raw chiller, you can dig on this track. Richard In Your Mind may be considered more of a “Psych Rock” band but alas there are no rules for this playlist…

The Stroll – TriOrca

3 December 2019

This track is such a lush, glowing groover. The sounds and songs that LA’s TriOrca have created on their debut album Missing are magnetic…

Ava’s Song – Jimmy Olson

26 November 2019

Jimmy Olson is a force. This track exhibits his funky individuality as an artist, songwriter, and keyboard warlock. “Ava’s” unique piano melody pulls at the heartstrings while simultaneously…

Get With The Program – Doug Shorts

19 November 2019

I’m not too sure if the cat is out of the bag yet on Doug Shorts, but it’s bound to be. At least for real-deal boogie enthusiasts it will be. This track is undeniably hot…

How Have I Lived – Neal Francis

12 November 2019

This new album from Neal Francis is pure soul. “How Have I Lived” is a fave track from the record and why wouldn’t it be? Vocally he’s playing it cool, meanwhile the band is boiling hot and tone-time traveling with 70’s era swagger in modern time…

It’s Hard To Stop (Doing Something When It’s Good To You) – Betty Wright

5 November 2019

Throwing back to 1973 because that’s how I play it sometimes. This Betty Wright track is classic funk at it’s finest…

Truth – Isaiah Sharkey

29 October 2019

Attention all groove connoisseurs, this ones for you. If your thinking, how did an artist achieve such a proper D’angelo vibe?…

Flirt – Cameo

25 October 2019

Throwback alert. This is what proper funk from the 80’s sounds like. Do not judge these groovers by where they may be at today…just get on board with how heavy this recording is and celebrate that it exists. If this track doesn’t rock your dance party you may want to invite new guests…

Liquid Deep – Dreamcast

25 October 2019

Hot track alert. This song will pick you up and simultaneously relate to how you’re feeling. A tricky balance to achieve I know, but Dreamcast does it for you here. It’s like being able to dance but you don’t have to attend the party. Nonchalant, deep, groovy goodness. Smile and let it rain down upon you…