Slow, But Aggressively Funky Gem
|By AMIR SAID (SA’ID)|
This joint opens up with a slow, flute-laced (layered) groove that simmers for 8 bars, before giving way to a 2-bar change of ascending brasswork. The brasswork dissolves into a mild bass line, flandked by a twang guitar and tambourine rotation that drops in on the “2 and 4.” For the rest of the number, the tambourine parts remains steady, while the brushed snare-raps and light kicks balance out the rest of the drum framework. For a slow funk deposit, the timing on this joint is incredible…
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