interviews

The 50 Most Stylish Men In Los Angeles Right Now

With residencies at some of the most notable hipster bars in LA—The Standard LA, The Echo, etc.—Clifton Weaver has cultivated a vibe via his music selections that match his personal style… retro funk and refined suave...

DJ of the Week: Clifton (a.k.a. DJ Soft Touch)

Clifton (also known as DJ Soft Touch) does everything from 80s to hip-hop to soul to Brit pop and the catch is that he does all of it well! Oh and as you can see, he looks pretty damn good doing it....

Funky Sole's Clifton Weaver Is a Scholar of Groove

When I arrived in Los Angeles 10 years ago, I learned about a core group of musicians who played, DJ'ed and performed in Echo Park, downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood.......bands such...

 

LA'S FunKY SOLE - wHERE IT'S AT ON SATURDAY NIGHTS

“The great thing about the crowd at Funky Soul is they’re here to dance,” explains DJ Clifton. “We can pretty much play what we want, we don’t have to stick to a certain set-list of hits to get the crowd dancing.”...

AQUARIUM DRUNKARD PRESENTS DJ SOFT TOUCH: A MIXED TAPE 

This week we catch up with Los Angeles’s own Clifton Weaver, aka DJ Soft Touch, who, along with Oliver Wang of Soul Sides, is my favorite rare soul, funk and r&b selector.  I’ve never once heard the man spin without taking down at least...

LA'S FUNK SOUL BROTHER: DJ CLIFTON AKA SOFT TOUCH 

DJ Clifton aka Soft Touch is a resident selector at Funky Soul, a righteous get-down that packs them in every Saturday night at the Echo on L.A.’s eastside. During the week Clifton can also be heard around town at spots like the Beauty...

 

BARBARA LYNN: MUSIC ON MY MIND (AN EXCLUSIVE BY CLIFTON WEAVER)

Barbara Lynn came out of Beaumont, Texas, with her left-handed guitar and a song about an ex called “You’ll Lose A Good Thing” that pushed Ray Charles out of the #1 spot on the R&B chart. She’s a soul legend for about six reasons at once and she’ll be performing with Wild’s Gizzelle and more this Friday and Sunday. Clifton Weaver (of Funky Sole and Aquarium Drunkard’s awesome Clifton’s Corner) interviewed her with some help from Nick Waterhouse.

THE MOJITO SHOW REDUX – WITH CLIFTON JAMES WEAVER OF FUNKY SOLE

 

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