Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

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Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby K » 16 Jul 2017, 13:17

Bootsy Collins & Bernie Worrell with Buckethead on guitar, Bryan "Brain" Mantia on drums and Afrika Bam Bam on turntables. As experimental as hardcore funk gets. The kind of metal/funk that the RHCP would dream of doing but couldn't if they played for a million years. The kind of stuff my wife would make me turn off.

Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis) is their first album (1992).
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The second one features John Zorn so I've got to hear that.

Here's a track

Gotta love Bootsy!

Here is the single
“He’s got the memory of an elephant ... and the trophy cabinet of one too.”

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Re: Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby Sneelock » 16 Jul 2017, 17:25

I absolutely love it. I was real big on Bill Laswell's Axiom Records and I think that one is the cream of the crop.
I think it's the best thing that says "praxis" on it. The one with Zorn (sacafist) is good too but really a different sort of thing.

I really don't get how laswell could keep project names while drastically changing who it was & what they were doing. There's one single credited to Praxis that I don't think has any of those guys on it.

Anyway, I love "transmutation". I like sacrafist & metatron but don't really warm to the rest.
Bootsy & Buckethead did that "zillatron" album - I think that one's very good.
"Wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns.”

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Re: Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby K » 16 Jul 2017, 17:38

I have very recently downloaded the Zillatron album. Hope to listen soon.
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Re: Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby Sneelock » 16 Jul 2017, 18:01

It's pretty silly but Bootsy really swings and I think he's making some statements about addiction or Eddie Hazel's death or something. Anyway, him and Buckethead are really simpatico like on Transmutation.
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Re: Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby K » 16 Jul 2017, 18:12

Silly and Bootsy go hand in hand!
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Re: Praxis - Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis)

Postby nev harp » 16 Jul 2017, 20:54

K wrote:The kind of metal/funk that the RHCP would dream of doing but couldn't if they played for a million years


Talk about whetting the appetite!
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