Articles by Melissa A. Weber

Hailing from New Orleans, Melissa A. Weber is a music researcher and historian who has presented papers at the Museum of Pop Culture’s Pop Music Conference and various academic conferences. As a writer, she has contributed pieces to Wax Poetics and Red Bull Music Academy, among others. As a respected crate digger and authority on funk, soul and disco, she’s been featured in Nelson George's Finding the Funk documentary and the book Dust and Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting. As DJ Soul Sister, she hosts “Soul Power,” the longest-running rare groove show in the U.S., on WWOZ FM, and “Lost and Found” on Red Bull Radio; and has performed with artists from George Clinton and Bootsy Collins to Questlove and DJ Jazzy Jeff.