Legendary funk bassist Bootsy Collins learned the power of the one from playing in Brown's band, and brought it to George Clinton, who created P-funk, an expansive, Afrofuturistic, psychedelic exploration of funk with his various bands and projects, including Parliament-Funkadelic. Both Collins and Clinton remain active and funkin', and have offered their timeless grooves to collabs with younger artists, including Kali Uchis, Silk Sonic, and Omar Apollo; and Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, and Thundercat, respectively.
There are many bands that play heavily with funk, creating lush grooves designed to get you moving. Read on for a taste of five current modern funk and nu-disco artists making band-led uptempo funk built for the dance floor. Be sure to press play on the Spotify playlist above, and check out GRAMMY.com's playlist on Apple Music, Amazon Music and Pandora.
His latest release is Cage, the second in a trilogy of annual four-song EPs. The title track is a classic Billy Idol banger expressing the desire to free himself from personal constraints and live a better life. Other tracks on Cage incorporate metallic riffing and funky R&B grooves.
The drum programming is of the highest standard, recreating that early Jungle energetic vibe. Sharp Kung Fu-style Drumfunk breaks; easy Soulful and Intelligent grooves; thick and pumping Liquid Funk loops; mellow Atmospheric DnB drums.
Future Loops is proud to release the long awaited sample pack that is here to delight all the funky heads and breaks addicts : "Slynk Presents Ultimate Funky Glitch Hop" is an inspirational and juicy collection with over 1000 samples produced by the one and only Evan Chandler ( aka Slynk ) - the Ghetto Funk master, groove bandit and Glitch Hop guru! From a young age Slynk has flirted with music production and sound design. With a timeless vibe and unique mash of classic Ghetto , Breaks , Hip Hop and Funk his sound has made him one of the worlds most respected producers and DJs when it comes to all things funky ( he has after all the title of "The Funkiest DJ On The Planet" ) ! With releases on countless labels (Ghetto Funk, Goodgroove, Jalapeno, Discobrakes, Breakbeat Paradise to name a few...) and live gigs all over the world, expect to see Slynk spreading his magic for years to come! "Slynk Presents Ultimate Funky Glitch Hop" is a massive library that was developed , recorded and edited over a period of more than 2 years and that captures Slynks passion for funky music production and his determination in compiling a truly comprehensive , diversified and flexible production tool that is an absolutely essential resource to have in your sample arsenal! From drums, guitars, bass, synth and talkbox to keys, turntable tricks, brass or FX, Slynk has really put out all the stops to bring you 1110 samples & loops! You will have a blast just browsing and getting inspiration from each of the perfectly crafted sounds, brimming with soul, authenticity and flare! Do not just take our word for it - check out the demo track that is over 10 minutes long and just scratches the surface of the extensive content inside! Here is a more detailed view of the goodies: // DRUMS Tight , swinging and infectious drums - the grooves that keep on groovin ! Acoustic Drum Loops & Fills Processed Drum Loops & Fills Percussion // BASS Funkylicious basslines ready to go boom! // GUITAR Cool guitar rhythms and wah wahs ! Chicken PickinWah-Wah Rhytmic Riffs // SYNTH Super addictive and show stopping hooks Leads Chords // TALKBOXSpice up your track with these funky vocal works! // BRASS Delightful licks to add organic shine and soul! Saxophone Trumpet // SCRATCH Slynk showcases his awesome turntable skills! // SOUND FX Impacts, Risers, Drops and all sorts of crazy sound effects! // ONE-SHOTS 100s of funky One-Shots to really get creative: Bass Slaps Synth Bass Neuro Brass Stabs FX Acoustic Drum Hits ( Cymbal , Hat , Kick , Percussion , Rim , Snare , Tom ) Processed Drum Hits ( Kick , Snare , Hat ) // WAV 1110 WAV Samples & Loops ( 560 WAV Loops + 550 WAV One Shots ) // REX 486 REX Loops ( standard ) 486 REX Loops prepared for Stylus RMX // DISK SPACE 2.12 GB 2b1af7f3a8