BCB 100 songs - P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)

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Re: BCB 100 songs - P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)

Postby Darkness_Fish » 15 Jan 2018, 13:19

I dunno, I mean, I'm aware my taste isn't exactly in line with yours, but this kind of thing is as alien to me as Van Halen. It just doesn't do anything for me, it doesn't sound funky to me, doesn't get anything toe-tapping, I simply don't get it
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Postby The Modernist » 15 Jan 2018, 14:49

I bought a lot of funk comps back in the day. I always found they were a bit hit and miss, I loved the stuff that was coming from the JB end of things, that had that frantic, exciting groove full of interweaving instruments. The stuff, like this, that slowed things down and made the bass dominate were less attractive. I find it a little sluggish and lacking in variation if I'm honest. It's okay..but it doesn't really make me want to get on the good foot.

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Postby space. invadere » 15 Jan 2018, 14:58

Agreed.

This is the killer track off the album:

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Postby The Modernist » 15 Jan 2018, 15:01

Yeah, agree.

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Postby The Modernist » 15 Jan 2018, 15:10

I should also add that it can be a bit dispiriting when you put a lot of effort into a post only to get a lukewarm reaction (at least initially, I'm sure others will love it). I did enjoy reading the post and am glad you made the effort K.

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 15 Jan 2018, 16:43

Yeah, I'm not knocking K here, the thread does exactly what I want it to do (point me at something unfamiliar, with enthusiasm), and it does it well. It turns out I'm really not the target audience for Parliament, surprisingly.
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Re: BCB 100 songs - P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)

Postby WG Kaspar » 16 Jan 2018, 17:41

I took me a lot of time to warm to Parliament and they're still more miss than hit for but this particular song was a hit from the off. It's a monster groove.
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