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  Funk music, 70s music, Soul music, R&B music, James Brown - FUNK45.com
The music is often grittier than well known artists such as James Brown and has been ignored by the music industry for over 30 years.
This music was inspired by Alejandro Jodorowsky's psychedelic and surrealist piece de resistance "El Topo", which was championed by John Lennon.
However, the music is not part of the original soundtrack to the film.
www.funk45.com   (1115 words)

  
  Funk Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brown was highly influential in popularizing funk as a real musical genre during the late 1960s, and his influence continues to be felt in contemporary music.
Funk can't be confined to a simple type of music though.
Whether you prefer the contemporary embodiment of funk or the pure sounds of original funk, the magnetism of it can't be denied.
www.mi.edu /searchmedia/funk-music.html   (342 words)

  
 Royalty free funk music
The origins of Funk music can be traced back to the late 1960's with artists such as James Brown "The Godfather of Soul", the MG's, Sly & The Family Stone, and The Meters.
Perhaps the most creative artist of early funk music was George Clinton, whose bands Parliament and Funkadelic adopted the ethos of the current psychedelic counterculture and created a sound that mixed jazz, soul, and also drew on elements of white rock music.
If royalty free funk music is what you need to satisfy your production requirements, we have a valuable resource in our comprehensive stock of buyout funk music, as well as many other genres in our royalty free music library.
www.royalty-free.tv /rftv/funk.htm   (291 words)

  
 Haabaa Music Blogs
Traditional music programmes which highlighted an assortment of music styles such as  Top Of The Pops are long since gone, satellite T.V. channels struggle to attract large audiences possibly down to showcasing benign rubbish most of the day with too many distracting adverts interrupting programmes too frequently.
The dance music industry still uses vinyl as a reliable format and the current trend in funk 45 reissues help to keep turntable manufacturers from the bread line but even this is a tiny fraction of even 15 years ago.
Funk music is reinventing itself with new bands finding cult followings and strange new music genres such as fidget (a form of house) are emerging.
music.haabaa.com /music   (915 words)

  
 Music Hall - Resource Center - Music Styles - Dance
This essay on funk music traces the evolution of classic soul music into R&B and funk, and from funk to disco.
This article provides a concise description of how funk music came about, and also explains how it took over the fl music world and eventually influenced the development of hip hop.
This site is dedicated to gathering and archiving funk music, and has over a thousand titles available for listening to on RealPlayer.
www.edgate.com /musichall/educator/education_center/music_styles/dance/funk.html   (178 words)

  
 Funk Music
To some funk “is the soul of all Black music, past, present and future.” An authority on funk said that “funk is probably the most positive expression that we have had in a long time, not only about our music…but ourselves as a people.
Funk epitomizes the successful end to the civil rights struggles of the 1960’s and signaled the dawning of a new beginning for Black folks in the 1970’s.”; The upbeat and rich sounds of funk produced a feeling of positive strength, power and humanity in the fl community.
He moved music in the funky direction and soon became known as the “Godfather of Soul.” His music moved people to dance and to listen to his message.
www.chevroncars.com /learn/arts-culture/funk-music   (548 words)

  
 The History of Rock Music - The Seventies
The foundations of funk music had been laid in the second half of the 1960s by James Brown, the MG's, Sly & The Family Stone, the Meters, Dyke & The Blazers, etc. The syncopated polyrhythm, the groovey bass line, the metallic guitar timbre, the falsetto wail were all introduced in the 1960s.
Funk music served an audience that was tired of guitar solos and boogie rhythms.
Disco-music became a producer's music, and a studio-oriented music, propelled by artificial instruments, the exact opposite of rock music, which emphasized the live experience and was played with electric instruments.
www.scaruffi.com /history/cpt34.html   (2145 words)

  
 Surefunk Music Forums
When you register with our music forums you will get access to more member funktions and information including creating your own blog, uploading and downloading photos, podcasts, music, audio and also be able to post messages and blogs.
This is one of the largest festivals in the world and features many music generes, artists and bands.
Use this forum if you are wanting to swap your musical instruments or simply want to trade them.
www.surefunk.com /sureforum   (674 words)

  
 Mind Funk Music - Artists - Bio Genesis
At a very young age he was caught by music, influencing and inspiring him in the musical creation process of nowadays.
After discovering electronic music, he understood it was the perfect creation tool available to manifest many of his musical ideas.
Their sounds are built upon throbbing phat and groovy basslines and pumped forward by dynamic bashing beats, which in the end composes a strong irresistable fusion of frequencies that create the ultimate hybrid bio-genetic sound these guys are aiming for...
www.mind-funk-music.com /pages/artists/bio_genesis.html   (453 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Funk: The Music, The People, and The Rhythm of The One: Books: Rickey Vincent,George Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Funk is an untidy quarrel of history, musicology and hearsay that certifies the cultural heritage of a Hip Hop nation.
FUNK is a breathless exploration of the roots of a musical form that has never been given its due respect, is often mis-classified, and has been written off as a gimmicky side-show to "serious" music for too long.
Note to readers of music studies literature pertaining to hip hop, gospel, disco, rock etc: most authors are passionate about the music they write about and they are going to have biases for or against.
www.amazon.com /Funk-Music-People-Rhythm-One/dp/0312134991   (2208 words)

  
 Funk MP3 Music Podcasts
Most mp3 podcast music is encoded to 64kbs and is therefore not CD quality, but heck you can get the general idea.
Their first tunes were inspired by Irish folk reels and certainly the music had this flavour, but with an eclectic jazzy feel too.
Rednek were a funk and hip hop band which toured through the 90's delivering an eclectic blend of funk n' hip hop laced with lyrical rap and jazzy overtones.
www.mp3.surefunk.com   (572 words)

  
 Funk Music @ Ultimate Guitar Archive
In Funk, the guitar is used for rhythmic purposes, while a sax or some other horn or woodwind for the "lead" work.
Not all funk guitar has to be chords.
But, funk doesn't have to be all dominant, or all major sounding.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /print.php?what=article&id=4911   (590 words)

  
 Funk Page
In the late 70's and early 80's, funk made it possible to dance without having to deal with the dreaded "disco" phase.
Their music, and album cover art, is humorous as well as musically excellent.
Stevie Wonder delved into funk during the 70's, although a lot of people associate him with the Motown sound of the 60's or his more pop hits from the 80's.
home.capecod.net /~ccunning/funk.htm   (805 words)

  
 Funk recluse Sly Stone plays at Grammys tribute - Boston.com
Reclusive funk music pioneer Sly Stone stole the show in bizarre fashion at the Grammy Awards on Wednesday, surprising everyone by making his first major public appearance in almost 13 years.
Funk music pioneer Sly Stone (R) makes his first major public appearance in almost 13 years during a tribute to "Sly & The Family Stone" at the 48th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 8, 2006.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Reclusive funk music pioneer Sly Stone stole the show in bizarre fashion at the Grammy Awards on Wednesday, surprising everyone by making his first major public appearance in almost 13 years.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2006/02/09/funk_recluse_sly_stone_plays_at_grammys_tribute   (566 words)

  
 Funk
Drop The Funk is a website that pays homage to the all time greats of Funk music.
We are a Singaporean band who loves to groove to the music of funk and soul.
It traces all the connections between hip hop and funk primarily via the use of samples.
www.squidoo.com /funk   (752 words)

  
 CT Funk, Live Funk Bands, Funk Rock, Band Bios & Website Links from CT Music Scene
The primary objective of Funk Brokers, Inc. is to inject the songs you know with bodacious amounts of groove, funk, soul, vibe, feel, and spicy special sauce.
Using the highest grade of musical intelligence and weaponry, we will defend against the terror of bad music and uphold your right to have a good time.
These hard-rockin' funksters redefine what is groovy, blending everything great about rock and funk music into an original style that slams out a beat sure to fill up the dance floor every time.
www.ctmusicscene.com /bandsfunk1.htm   (751 words)

  
 Funk Band Detroit, MI - Wayne, Michigan Funk Music, Detroit Funk Bands
Here are the online press kits of 134 professional Detroit funk bands and funk bands who will travel to Detroit to perform at your event.
Chateau plans with you, to coordinate all the details to fit your style and to ensure that your evening runs smooth and is remembered by all as a great...
Her music is eclectic, incorporating aspects of funk, jazz, blues and rock.
www.gigmasters.com /Funk/FunkBand_Detroit_MI.asp   (787 words)

  
 Funk and HipHop Blogs | Blogs on the world of Funk and Hip-Hop
The arrangement blends Latin, jazz and Indian music, all built on the propulsive rhythms laid down by drummer Paul Gonzalez and percussionist Davey Chegwidden, augmented by the tribal vocals of Jordan, Eckl and Tomaselli.
Brown was one of the hardest working artists in the music industry and inspired many popular artists, bands and musicians during the past 5 decades.
He was the main influence behind soul and funk music and helped to shape the sound of countless funk bands in the last 30 years.
www.surefunk.com /funkblog   (2329 words)

  
 G Funk Music Artists - AOL Music
Browse G Funk Music Artists Beginning with A
Discover more music than ever with playlists, radio stations and more.
Browse G Funk Music Artists on AOL Music beginning with the letter A.
music.aol.com /artists/g-funk   (69 words)

  
 Funk - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
It's been an underappreciated scene for too long, a melting pot of soul, funk, and sweaty blues-rock that boasted some genuine local legends.
While not rooted in jazz, funk nevertheless took the expansiveness of bop and implemented the resulting freedom from pop song structures into a steamy soul context.
Lengthy explorations of a single chord, horns accentuating the beat rather than the melody, freeform song arrangements--these became the hallmarks of soul's rawest, dirtiest outpost.
music.download.com /2001-8554_32-0.html   (228 words)

  
 The New Yorker : critics : music
Da Matta is the godfather of the Brazilian funk scene, and he was standing behind Pentz at Rothko as Pentz cued up a strange song called “Bucky Done Gun”—the reason that the two now play shows together.
The songs percolated with an innocent sexuality, as though Marlboro were performing not at a night club but at a slumber party for teen-age girls, and as the tempo sank into the dancers’ bodies everyone on the floor started moving in unison.
Baile funk strikes a balance that all good dance music strives to achieve: between the novel and the repetitious, which allows listeners to remain interested and moving.
www.newyorker.com /critics/music/articles/050801crmu_music   (1258 words)

  
 Funk Band Seattle, WA - King, Washington Funk Music, Seattle Funk Bands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here are the online press kits of 110 professional Seattle funk bands and funk bands who will travel to Seattle to perform at your event.
We pride ourselves in performing the perfect music selections for your function, whether it is a Wedding Ceremon...
We have music which will appeal to young and old, which covers a wide range of genres.
www.gigmasters.com /Funk/FunkBand_Seattle_WA.asp   (851 words)

  
 DJ Funk MP3 Downloads - DJ Funk Music Downloads - DJ Funk Music Videos
A multitude of DJ Funk mix tapes spread across the Midwest, as well as a few independently released mix CDs.
However, DJ Funk's reputation was primarily confined to the Detroit/Chicago axis and the Midwest rave scene.
Unlike the Detroit booty artists, DJ Funk didn't really have a scene to call home and was somewhat of an anomaly.
www.mp3.com /DJ-Funk/artists/267948/summary.html   (246 words)

  
 Freaky Funk - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Freaky Funk was formed in 94, by Daniel Maragato (vocals), Mauricio "Thabass" Faria (bass), Lieder Knevitz (guitar) and Vinicius Mothafunky (drums).
Since the beginning they invested in its own compositions, with lyrics about social critical and fun, mixing groove to distorted guitars, forging its musical identity.
Most of the material produced by Freaky Funk was never recorded.
music.download.com /freakyfunk/3600-8587-100654545.html   (352 words)

  
 funk music at MyStrands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the most influential and highly regarded funk groups of the 1970s, the Average White Band was formed by a bunch of R&B enthusiasts from Scotland.
Tags are keywords that members use to help them find music.
A tag can be any word or phrase that gives a description or context for the music.
www.mystrands.com /tag/funk   (231 words)

  
 P*FUNK Review: Funk Music, Prince, James Brown, King Curtis, WAR, Angela Johnson, Ray Parker, Paradise Freejahlove ...
We all know that he has had a substantial career as a soul/funk/pop music artist and is perhaps is as well known/popular as any single artist in the history of Black music.
And because the music is so damn good, Paradise Freejahlove Supreme ends up taking you to school and you might not even realize it till he's done.
It is much better to look towards the future of Funk music and it's culture, with the understanding that it does indeed have a future.
www.soul-patrol.com /funk   (6402 words)

  
 funk Videos, funk Music, funk Photos on IMEEM
To access the QuickMix feature, you must first disable your pop-up blocker or add imeem.com to your pop-up "safe" list.
To view music and video on imeem, you'll need at least Macromedia Flash Player 8 and JavaScript enabled in your browser.
Trouble Funk - Saturday Night Live From DC(Part 2)
www.imeem.com /tag/funk   (183 words)

  
 Funk-Music.org :: Funk Music Organisation
:: This site is dedicated to the promotion of funk music.
Our Funk pages will include funk music from signed and unsigned artists and bands, a funk forum which will cater for the writing talents of funk music lovers, a personal blog, and a detailed section on all past and present funk artists that have had a big impact on the funk scene.
The Funk will survive until the end of time...
www.funk-music.org   (81 words)

  
 Music Directory 
Music directory listings of funk and hip-hop web site resources, including clubs and venues, bands and groups, music directories, streaming radio, record labels, music equipment, funky clothing, musical workshops, audio software, MP3 music sites, blog directories and other relevant information.
Hip-Hop Clubs and Venues, Hip-Hop Music Sites, HipHop Bands, Producers
DJ and Dance, Funk Soul and RandB, Hip Hop and Rap, Roots World Reggae
www.directory.surefunk.com   (94 words)

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