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
Somehow he’s managed to pull off the ultimate rickroll and produce a genuinely decent beat from Asstley on morphine. Read the full post on the blornagain blog: https://blornagainblog.wordpress.com/january-2016/ Hey there, long time no see. What's good? Just takin' some time out to sort out my shit, got some plans for a brace of new EPs…Read more Wilsoni Beat “Slow Asstley” blogged | blornagain – New Music Monthly
Don't you think Christmas is getting earlier and earlier every year? I do. But hey - those stores need the cash injection, right? >:( So, I thought I'd get in on the action... Longtime Friend of Tha' Funk Masta and collaborator Andrew Denholm has done it again and made some mentalist illustration for my new…Read more Christmas is coming early this year!
Though singers and lead guitarists are celebrated by the hundreds in rock annals, drummers are often turned into punch lines - read the full article @ bbc.com/culture Stumbled across this piece by Auntie Beeb (or more accurately, BBC journo Greg Knot) celebrating the much maligned backline-beats laid out by drummers. And rightly so! Despite the…Read more Six Neglected Drummers Who Deserve Recognition | BBC Culture Online
“When I brought it to the record company, it shocked a lot of people,” Prince told Rolling Stone of Dirty Mind. “But they didn't ask me to go back and change anything, and I'm real grateful. Anyway, I wasn't being deliberately provocative. I was being deliberately me.” via Pitchfork - click here for the full…Read more Do It All Night – The Story of Prince’s Dirty Mind | Pitchfork