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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386957-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8695-7
Book Chapter

By Rinaldo Walcott
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... and Funkadelic or Parliament-Funkadelic all the same musicians, a collective of sorts. Bob Marley gave us kinky reggae, funky: these musicians landed a ufo on rhythm, in the groove, to produce funk. The irony of funk and Black techno musics is that they reclaim an en- slaved laboring Black body a machine...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... and Fanon, as well as with funk masters (Parliament-Funkadelic, Sun Ra, Betty Davis, Millie Jackson, Richard Roundtree, and Pam Grier), my argument is informed by a critique that makes explicit that our activism and our studies of the post-1960s era (women s studies, Black studies, gay and les- bian...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-119
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... it in reference to Funkadelic and a punk revolution that was just around the corner. Much work with such a synthesis in mind has appeared since, from After the Revolution · 301 Tingen s pioneering overview of the languages of music and Davis as a blues player who moved into jazz, then back, rather than a bebop...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... Funkadelic? Perhaps it was like Baudelaire vs. Rimbaud. Some spaces can only be occupied in alter- nation. alemani What did Michael represent for you? o graDy After he died, in an obsessive search for the source of my own tears, I plunged into the internet for months and emerged stunned. We d all known...
Book Chapter

By Maureen Mahon
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
... Air, 105 Frith, Simon, 4 funk, 13, 220, 222 24; as black rock, 232 33; generic contract of, 222 23 Funkadelic, 13, 152 Gaar, Gillian, 54, 77 Gaines, Donna, 78 index 381 Gamble, Kenny, 126 Gardner, Beverly, 121 Gari, Brian, 105 Garofalo, Reebee, 53 Garvey, Dennis, 57, 88 89 Gaunt, Kyra, 15 gay...
Book Chapter

By Savannah Shange
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007401-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0740-1
... mode of reading across and against intellectual and political tradition. 8 The One is the bass groove that capacitates funk as a form: as Funkadel- ic s (1978) incantation goes, we are getting down on The One / which we believe in. L. H. Stallings connects The One to the embodiment of racial...
Book Chapter

By Achille Mbembe
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007227-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0722-7
... Cox and listen to the musical translations of extraterrestrial myths in the productions of Parliament- Funkadelic, Jonzun Crew, and Sun Ra. For a general NOTES TO CHAPTER SIX 209 introduction, see Alondra Nelson, ed., Afrofuturism: A Special Issue, Social Text, no. 71 (2002). 20 Kodwo Eshun, More...
Published: 30 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... to choose between them? Between the lineages of James Brown and Parliament Funkadelic? Perhaps it was like Baudelaire vs. Rimbaud. Some spaces can only be occupied in alter- nation. alemani What did Michael represent for you? o graDy After he died, in an obsessive search for the source of my own tears, I...
Series: Spin Offs, Spin Offs
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375807-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7580-7
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
... genre. Black rock, which is sometimes used interchangeably with funk, was one term for the kind of music that Betty Davis and others in her cohort such as Funkadelic, the Ohio Players, Mandrill, War, and Labelle were producing. They engaged the vocal, instrumental, and per for mance practices...
Book Chapter

By Maureen Mahon
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
... that built on the sounds that James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, and Sly and the Family Stone had pioneered in the 1960s. The music was infused with both black cultural pride and the countercultural imperative of expressive freedom. Artists such as Funkadelic, the Ohio Players, Earth, Wind & Fire, Mandrill, War...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
.... After working with Labelle, LeGaspi went on to design the zany wardrobes of funk master George Clinton s Parliament- Funkadelic and the stage costumes of hard rock band Kiss.92 LeGaspi s costumes and the ex- otic feathered ensembles created by Dorian Blakley were among the most commented- upon ele ments...
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012771-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1277-1
... of the rock scene, referenced in songs such as David Bowie s Suffragette City (1972), the Rolling Stones Star, Star (1973), and Funkadelic s No Head, No Backstage Pass (1975). Rock historian Lillian Roxon called them the great ladies of rock, the legendary courtesans, the friends, the mistresses...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-090
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1