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Respect the Funk Partners with Lucidity Music Festival

Respect the Funk just joined Lucidity Music Festival as an official sponsor! Over the course of the 3 day experience, we are going to set up our headquarters in the Merchants Hall in order to market our new exciting product - The Festival Yearbook. As a publication set to capture the magic of a music festival, the Festival Yearbook will not only be a source of nostalgia for those who attended but also a source of inspiration for those who have not. For $20 we will ship the personalized publication to you doorstep 30 days after the event. Follow us as we create a new niche publication capable of impacting music lovers around the world. 


The Team Makes it in the News Paper

Respect the Funk is an organization run by young individuals still juggling the realities of becoming sustainable artists. Focused on the content, our team looks past the hardships that go along with carving a new entrepreneurial path and commit themselves to a shared vision. Check out an article the Mustang News wrote about our progress!

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Issue #4 - NVRLND Release set for May 5

Experience RTF's take on the concept of NVRLND in issue #4. Portraying the place as a teenage wasteland dystopia filled with irresponsible artistic pursuit, issue #3 contains 100% film photography, original illustrations, and poetic storytelling. Made by the kids - for the kids,  NVRLND is a story best understood by young artists fighting social conformity in order to experience life through childlike imagination and wonder. Find NVRLND's debut at Shabang Music Festival in SLO.

RTF Presents - In The Sauce Pot: Mannequins By Day

Respect the Funk did a live studio session with local San Luis Obispo band - Mannequins by Day at the Sauce Pot recording studios. As a 6 piece band with EDM sound design, a choir, and live instruments, Mannequins by Day has a fresh and innovative style. The gang is playing at SLO BREW on February 12, 2018 with the band Wordsauce.

Respect the Funk Partners with 25 Under 25 Film Festival in San Luis Obispo

Respect the Funk has become a sponsor of the 25 Under 25 Film Festival in San Luis Obispo California. Set out to feature films under 25 minutes by artists under 25 years old, this film festival will be the first of its kind on the Central Coast. There will be $2,500 in prize money and stay tuned for the promotion video created by the Respect the Funk team.

Funkazon Prime Delivery Service

Respect the Funk released a new delivery option for magazine orders in San Luis Obispo - Funkazon Prime. As a publication that sets out to authentically illustrate the themes of being young and free, Respect the Funk's Funkazon Prime option adds some serious spice and character to the way we do business.

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Artist Profile: DanMade Graffiti

Respect the Funk met up with DanMade in San Fransisco to document his graffiti hand styles. As a muralist with a rugged handstyle, DanMade has an edgy relationship with his art that keeps his work fresh and potent. He is dedicated to creating. Every day he wakes with the sun focuses on turning a imaginative whim into life. Check out a video of this van he painted!

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Sauce Pot Recording Studio Live Session

Respect the Funk presents In the Sauce Pot: Marching Madness. Straight from Central California, this piece is composed by Max Davis and Tommy Soto and is a cover of Anderson Paak song "Am I Wrong?" RTF and the Sauce Pot have partnered up in order to showcase some the areas coolest talent - check out the video!