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Thursday, February 3 2011

The Year In Music: June 2010

June 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of successful releases and summer concerts.


Thursday, November 11 2010

Jimi Hendrix, the Patron Saint of Alt-Blackness

Forty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix looms larger - and deeper - than ever within the black cultural pantheon. Even though he wasn't really 'black'.


Thursday, March 25 2010

Masters of the Form: Funkadelic, 1978 - One Nation Under a Groove

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Friday, February 26 2010

Masters of the Form: Parliament, 1977 - Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Thursday, February 11 2010

Masters of the Form: Parliament, 1976 - The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Thursday, January 28 2010

Masters of the Form: Parliament, 1976 - Mothership Connection

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Thursday, January 14 2010

Masters of the Form: Funkadelic, 1975 - Let’s Take It to the Stage

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Thursday, April 30 2009

Feet don’t fail me now: Theme songs for breaking the chains of stereotypes in America

Even on the interpersonal level, there is no forgiveness in forgetting, and there is no progress in regret. When we promise to funk, to face truth unheard, and trust evidence unseen but known, we commit ourselves to a broader path of liberation, and therein resides our potential for progress.


Thursday, November 13 2008

George Clinton: George Clinton & His Gangsters of Love

Dr. Funkenstein brings his latest sonic potion from the Mothership -- layers of funk mixed with doo-wop and oldies.


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