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MIAMI BASS
HOUSE MUSIC
BAILE FUNK
FUNK CARIOCA
DJS
JAMES
DJ
AFROBEAT
FUNK ROCK
SEXUALLY EXPLICIT
ADDING
SEXUAL
SYNTHESIZERS
ORLEANS
ELECTRO FUNK
DRIVEN
RIFFS
DISCO
INFLUENCED
FUNK
BRAZILIAN
SOUL
HIPHOP
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Definitions

  1. Funk is a major element of certain artists identified with the Jam band scene of the late 1990s and 2000s.
  2. Funk is an African American musical style.
  3. Funk: A distinctive style using polyrhythms, syncopated bass lines, and short vocal phrases.
  4. The word "funk", once defined in dictionaries as body odor or the smell of sexual intercourse, commonly has been regarded as coarse or indecent.
  5. The word "funk" only refers to a musical genre.

Miami Bass

  1. Funk Carioca is a type of dance music from Rio de Janeiro, derived from and superficially similar to Miami Bass.
  2. DJ Nazz and Tony Minister were the main suppliers credited to bringing Miami Bass records to Brazil while still referring to them as American funk records.
  3. Baile Funk is a reflection of Brazil's melting pot society, merging a mixture of funk, Miami bass, electro, rap, hip-hop, freestyle and bastard pop.

House Music

  1. Halfway between the driving beat of house music and the Soul Jazz and Funk related sounds of Rare Grove was Acid Jazz.
  2. Deep house is a style of house music which fuses elements of Chicago house, 80's soul, jazz-funk and Detroit techno.

Baile Funk

  1. Baile Funk is music from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.
  2. A sub-genre of Baile Funk in Brazil is called proibid--o, which translates to "highly forbidden".
  3. The album was named Favela Chic[5] by NA--VE Records, containing 3 old-school baile funk hits, including the song "Popozuda Rock n--Roll" by artist De Falla.

Funk Carioca

  1. Besides Miami Bass-style beats, funk carioca also uses some traditional Afro-Brazilian rhythms.
  2. Recently, funk carioca parties have been attracting attention outside Brazil.
  3. Recurrent lyric topics in funk carioca are explicit sexual positions, the funk party, the police force, and the life of slum dwellers in the favelas.

Djs

  1. In New York, DJs like Kool Herc played records of popular funk, disco and rock songs.
  2. Most of the discotheques were gay clubs in New York, and the DJs in these clubs specifically picked soul and funk records that had a strong, heavy groove.

James

  1. Further, James Brown and others have credited Little Richard's band for first putting funk in the rock and roll beat.
  2. Jimmy Nolen and Phelps Collins are famous funk rhythm guitarists who both worked with James Brown.
  3. Rick James was the first funkateer of the 80s to assume the funk mantle dominated by P-Funk in the 70s.
  4. Only with the innovations of James Brown in the late 1960s was funk regarded as a distinct genre.

Dj

  1. Everyone knows the name DJ Funk, As he is a sole figurehead of the entire musical genre we call," Ghetto House".
  2. Some of the best known and most skillful soloists in funk have jazz backgrounds.
  3. These bands sold many records and brought the funk ethos to a larger audience.
  4. Baile funk remixes are made very simply with loops and samples in a coll--ge style.
  5. Nossa's DJ Sandrinho comes with the stacked deck of baile funk edits for dat azz on an unspecified label.

Afrobeat

  1. Funk music was exported to Africa in the late 1960s, and melded with African singing and rhythms to form Afrobeat.
  2. Another rarely-used playing technique related to slapping is the use of wooden dowel " funk fingers ", an approach popularized by Tony Levin.
  3. Fela Kuti was a pioneering world musician who played Afrobeat music, a blend of American jazz, funk and pop with West African Highlife Music.

Funk Rock

  1. Atlanta, Georgia funk rock band.
  2. UK funk rock group's site includes CD news, biography, MP3 downloads, and tour dates.
  3. In the 1970s, a new group of musicians further developed the "funk rock" approach innovated by Jimi Hendrix.
  4. Jimi Hendrix was the pioneer of funk rock and his improvised other-worldly solos influenced Eddie Hazel of Funkadelic.

Sexually Explicit

  1. The lyrics and hooks of funk began to change from often suggestive and using double entendre to more graphic and sexually explicit.
  2. Official page for the Christian alternative funk rapcore band includes news, biography, audio clips and pictures.
  3. As well, the lyrics of funk songs began to change from suggestive double entendres to more graphic and sexually explicit content.

Adding

  1. In funk bands, guitarists typically play in a percussive style.
  2. These soft versions formed a romantic sub-genre called melodic funk in Brazil, adding melodies and arrangements to the raw, beat-y funk tunes.
  3. Rock bands began adding elements of Funk to their sound, creating new combinations of "funk rock" and funk metal.
  4. Nu metal bass parts are often reminiscent of hip hop or funk grooves, and in some songs, slap bass technique is used to give the music a funk groove.
  5. Graham is often credited with inventing the percussive "slap bass technique," which became a distinctive element of funk.

Sexual

  1. Funk fans say it glorifies local, favela drug dealers and contains heavy and explicitly sexual lyrics.
  2. They went on to define their own style of stripped-down funk based on tight musicianship and sexual themes.

Synthesizers

  1. Also known simply as Electro, this style of funk was driven by synthesizers and the electronic rhythm of the TR-808 drum machine.
  2. The basic instrumental style is derived primarily from funk music, with a heavy focus on synthesizers, ultra low bass lines and Roland TR-808 drums.
  3. MACHINE LOVE: Machinations Chillout moods, sexy vibes, retro funk.

Orleans

  1. His early '70s recordings with the New Orleans funk band the Gaturs are prized by soul and funk collectors.
  2. Classic New Orleans funk doesn't get any better than the funky Meters, as founding members George Porter Jr.

Electro Funk

  1. Additionally, the 808 drum machines pounding beats and pure sounds were heavily used in Rap, Disco and Funk music.
  2. Many Rio funk artists have also started to do gigs abroad in the 2000s.
  3. He was in Rio on a project attempting to put together kuduro beats with baile funk MCs.
  4. Many funk musicians were directly reacting to the increasingly complex structure of Bebop and Modern Jazz.
  5. The Cosmic Sound included a very diverse range of musical styles, from electro and funk to jazz fusion and Brazilian music.

Driven

  1. Original piano and guitar based rock and roll tightly driven by funk, blues, strong melodies and creative lyrics.
  2. While funk was all but driven from the radio by slick commercial R&B and New Jack Swing, its influence continued to spread.

Riffs

  1. With its funk bassline and Latin piano riffs, T-Coy's 'Carino' busted out all over, particularly in London at previously rap and funk clubs like Raw.
  2. The response to "Another One Bites The Dust" was overwhelming, and many of Queen's new songs featured danceable funk riffs and disco-influenced beats.

Disco

  1. The first mixed soul and disco parties in Rio, beginning in the 1970s, are regarded as the pre-history of baile funk in Brazil.
  2. Some of his dj influence was Grand Master Flash, African Bambada, Farley Jack Master Funk basically original dance pioneer there's to many to mention.
  3. Some disco music hits, for example "Le Freak" by Chic, included riffs or rhythms very similar to funk music.
  4. Galactic Funk is all energy, soul, beats and groove.
  5. Medeski Martin & Wood, Galactic, Soulive, and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe all drawing heavily from the funk tradition.

Influenced

  1. House music is strongly influenced by elements of the late 1970s soul- and funk-infused dance music style of disco.
  2. Together, they produced a new kind of funk sound heavily influenced by jazz and psychedelic rock.
  3. Jazz was, in turn, strongly influenced by funk in the 1970s, beginning with Miles Davis, the founder of the jazz fusion movement.

Funk

  1. Jazz bassist Christian McBride released two fusion recordings drawing from the jazz-funk idiom in Sci-Fi (2000) and Vertical Vision (2003).

Brazilian

  1. The funk carioca production was until then limited to cater to the ghettos and the Brazilian pop market.
  2. Check out the exellent 9 min story of the beginning of the tamborz--o (baile funk with brazilian percussion) style and the use of MPC in baile funk.

Soul

  1. Block parties were usually accompanied by music, especially funk and soul music.
  2. Links to station WWOZ FM- 90.7- in New Orleans, playing songs from Louisiana including gospel, jazz, r & b, bands, blues, doo wop, funk and soul.
  3. Compared to funk's predecessor, the soul music of 1960s, funk typically uses more complex rhythms, while song structures are usually simpler.

Hiphop

  1. Its sound at that time was described as 'funky' and often included recognizable samples from 80's pop, funk, and hiphop.
  2. This album established a style called G Funk, which soon came to dominate West Coast hiphop.

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