Mikael Wood talks with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat -- funk visionaries from different generations -- ahead of their joint Sept. 17 concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Source: Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat - LA Times Perhaps telling of my taste or opinion of the…Read more Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat – LA Times
...perhaps this is Prince telling me and the world to, in fact, free ourselves from the streaming bubbles we’ve been confined to. via OkayPlayer: www.okayplayer.com/news/prince-free-urself-mp3.html tidal.com/track/51844380 - 30 sec clip for non-subscribers It increasingly seems that His Royal Badness has staked his claim to the next generation of online music distribution, releasing this new track…Read more Prince drops new single “FREE URSELF” exclusively on Tidal | OkayPlayer
Collections: Dam-Funk by brtvofficial OK - so I get that some folks may feel that this blog is getting a bit Dâm-Funk heavy these days. But on some level it could be argued that he's one of the only contemporary cats actually presenting himself as a straight-up legit Funk artist at the moment - so…Read more Collections: Dâm-Funk | BOILER ROOM
https://youtu.be/x14H3qLOqAQ Herbie Hancock is one of my biggest influences, predominantly stemming from his Jazz-Funk, Headhunters and beyond output. Not only is the man a keen experimenter, he understands the texture of synthesized sounds in arrangements, and the philosophy of The Groove - something which sets him and Roy Ayers apart from other acts they get…Read more Wilsoni on Shuffle | Steppin in It – Herbie Hancock (1975)
https://open.spotify.com/track/2eZJ9lrNeSqDt9iOgtft0M I thought Prince took all his music off Spotify recently? He said something about labels... pay[ing] themselves twice while reducing what is owed to artists from pennies on the dollar to fractions of pennies on the dollar. Seems like another double-bluff from the Prince Promo Playbook. I'm a little disappointed about this, as I…Read more Prince – Stare | New Song on Spofity?