Tags : | Funk | 8.89 MB

Description : A funk odyssey evolving from the early influences of European and Antipodean minds...we didn't know it at the time but we fell into that rhythmical vortex never to escape called FUNK.

ZAPPO.....Arrangement/Keyboards/Guitars.
PLANETJAZZBASS...Production/Bass.

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  1. JoeFunktastic
    JoeFunktastic on Mon 8th Feb 2016 - 3 years ago

    Dave, I swear this reminds me of George Clinton's Band Parliament/Funkadelic. You got all the right parts including the funky bass. Love that dark piano, it cuts right through everything with authoritative presence.

    A very melodic funk with a purpose. An amazing journey. Great amp effects! Did you do that reverse effect? Well it sounds like a funky party I would of loved to have been a part of. The brass is so Jazzy man.

    All in all a solid 10 if the funk heavens man. But I swear you got the George Clinton P-funk nailed and then you brought it to an entirely new level. You got my Funky stamp of approval and not that you need it. This is awesome all on its own.

    Well done!

    Joe

  2. Diskonnect
    Diskonnect on Mon 28th Dec 2015 - 3 years ago

    Nice guitar work, all the little swirly synth bits too! Cool riff when that sustained piano come in, like that a lot. So many sounds effortlessly drifting in and out give it that great psychedelic funk vibe. Awesome collab, I enjoyed listening to that! :)

  3. RichieWinn
    RichieWinn on Tue 17th Nov 2015 - 3 years ago

    Hey Dave

    Your bass playing never ceases to amaze!! This is s virtuoso performance of some considerable worth. You and your partner Zappo are just having a "conversation" and it punctuated by the Miles Davis style trumpet part that fits so nicely. That rhythm guitar riffing is lovely and syncopates with the kit and your bass perfectly.

    We MUST do a collab SOON!

    Great stuff Dave. It's a breath of fresh air here on the Loop.

    Best

    Richie

  4. JasonCroft
    JasonCroft on Fri 13th Nov 2015 - 3 years ago

    i enjoyed that funky guitar thats so cool

  5. larrybarrow31
    larrybarrow31 on Fri 13th Nov 2015 - 3 years ago

    Man!! the guitar work is crazy.....im loving this, really, really funky my friend, yes sir!!

  6. Ernestking78
    Ernestking78 on Fri 13th Nov 2015 - 3 years ago

    Funky fresh yes!!

  7. thephilosofist
    thephilosofist on Sun 30th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    per ususal, you are an inspiration to the rest of the loop. I love the way you mix your bass guitar in with your work, with the stereo panning and whatnot. really makes it sound nice and large, and fitting.

    makes me want to stick around this spot :) glad to see you're still active. it really does make my heart warm up a bit. cheers, dave :) maybe I'll send you a project for you to rip bass or guitar over soon!

    - Matt
    aka thephilosofist aka Circatree

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Matt,good to see you man!..thanks for the kind words buddy,yeah I'm still slugging away at the music something I don't think I'll ever get sick of,yeah mate anytime you want a little bass or such drop me a line,no problemo...cheers Dave :)

  8. theHumps
    theHumps on Sat 15th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Pretty tasty piece of music guys, wouldn't expect anything else really. Big mix, everything shines through cleanly. Some cool reversed guitar.? Keys were splendid especially liked the piano, nice choice of different keys, well played and mixed in. Bass, outstanding as usual pal! The horns were a cool add, reverb puts them in the mix well.

    Great overall feel to the track, first one of the day for me, got me movin' and groovin'!

    Hope all is well in the land of Oz!

    Wayne

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Wayne,thanks buddy,your comments are very much appreciated mate! been using an outboard processor for all my reverbs now (Lexicon MX400)and it seems to be working out well,the added benefit is no accrued vst load on my computer's cpu,the trouble with out board gear is it can get pretty pricey as you well know,I want an Avalon 757,U5 etc etc next....I need heaps of spondula! lol..don't we all! cheers mate Dave :)

  9. mudhoen
    mudhoen on Sat 15th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Very energetic and funky sound. Damn..one of the better tracks here on LM, no doubt. You can hear the feel and love for music in this track. Love it how the bass and e-guitar flirt with eachother. Fav as it goes!

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey mate,thank you very much for your kind words,very appreciated!..all the best Dave and Detlef. :)

  10. Orlando51
    Orlando51 on Sat 15th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Probably one of the best collabs I've ever heard here on LM
    and this is top class on every level. I can only confirm
    what the others have already said and those are facts solid as a rock!

    My biggest compliments to both of you!

    Orlando

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hi Orlando,thank you for the kind words mate,playing with Zappo is always a rewarding experience,it's actually the best way we can communicate with each other as I don't speak any German! haha..again your review is very much appreciated..all the best Dave and Detlef. :)

  11. Kikajon
    Kikajon on Sun 9th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Oh yeah, totally phat bass. So cool.

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Thanks Kikajon!..glad you enjoyed the funk train mate....all the best Dave and Detlef. :)

  12. Tumbleweed
    Tumbleweed on Sun 9th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    ...and you top the whole production off by managing to get that elusive live sound...not much to say Dave...just total funky goodness (with a wee sprinkle of jazz) that sounds great..appreciate the intricacy of the mix...the funky rhythm guitar...the bass that is always something special in your compositions...the extra tasty chords backing the event..the hammond style organ with a bit of key attack...hell..its all just good...I have been royally entertained this evening....bravo...Ed

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Ed thanks man!...everyone that's ever picked up a guitar will gladly get on the funk train,the question is can you ever get off,there doesn't seem to be any station stops! lol...thanks again for your great review mate! cheers Dave and Detlef :)

  13. LosCoz
    LosCoz on Sat 8th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    This is really beautiful music. So many instruments, yet everything blends so well. I was especially thrilled by the trumpet starting at 05:07. Very deep.

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey LosCoz thanks man!..Detlef(Zappo) has a fantastic feel to his brass playing via his midi keyboard and trumpet vst's,you'd swear he'd been playing in a horn section for years...again thank you very much for the kind words! cheers Dave and Detlef :)

  14. crucethus
    crucethus on Sat 8th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    So I played this last night and needed a few hours to absorb what I just listened too. Fantastic work. The arrangement, the instruments the production, the composition itself, the instrument choices all brilliant in there execution. The sustained low piano notes lend a nice ominous effect on the tune. I liked that as well as the space (rotary?) Hammond organ. Reverse guitars reminded me a bit of Phil Manzanera and your Bass was sublime and funky. Fav'd and downloaded (TY)
    Steve

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Steve thanks man!..I'm not sure exactly what vst's Zappo uses with his midi keyboard,though I'm thinking your spot on with the Hammond rotary....I always really dig his instrumentation especially the horn parts he plays,you'd be stretching to improve on them with a real horn section!...thanks again for your kind words mate..cheers Dave and Detlef. :)

  15. MrRobot
    MrRobot on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Yeahhh :)
    great Composition!

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Markus,how are you mate great to see you man!..thanks for dropping by,glad you like the funky number buddy!...see you in the Loop my friend...hope all is well with you and your family!..cheers Dave :)

  16. promenade2239
    promenade2239 on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    hello Dave,

    this is really a great collaboration! The tone of your bass is full of harmonics and space, I really enjoy that a lot. Playing is so fine and it gets even more funky around 4:10 when using more slappy technique. Zappo's multiinstrumental work is impressive as always. Great music!

    Best to you, Alex

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Thanks Alex!...I've always found funky style fun to play,I guess it was a pretty popular genre back in the day,and people still like it today it seems! lol...I saw Tower of Power in Paris back in the 70's,they were great with a big horn presence in the choruses,funk will never go out of fashion I think (and hope)..all the best Dave and Detlef :)

  17. midisparks
    midisparks on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    hey Dave. been a while since I heard something of yours. love the in-your-face quality of this and the energy and the funk genre true thing that Joe was talking about. love the sounds and the level of playing is awesome. always an inspiration and something fresh from you. congrats on your work my friend.

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Dan,thanks buddy!...glad you like the tune mate,funky music never seems to go out of style,been awhile since I wore a pair of flairs though! lol..all the best mate,hope all is well stateside!..cheers Dave and Detlef :)

  18. Rhodesy
    Rhodesy on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    Great vibe on this one,roomy live sounding.I am hearing,Jaco,Jimi,Herbie,Parliament and a nod to Miles towards the end.Thanks.

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Thanks man,we both grew up immersed in those you mentioned,natural musical osmosis is a wonderful thing and we're very happy that you recognized it for what it is..all the best Dave and Detlef! :)

  19. JoeFunktastic
    JoeFunktastic on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    IMAGES OF THE PAST!!! You are not kidding Dave, this reminds me of George Clinton's P-Funkalicious Parliament/Funkadelic's 70s style Funk. I don't think there is a more Funkier Bass on this entire site than yours. Amazing finger work, geez!

    You and Zappo are an amazing funky team. Start to finish a real Funky treat which had me out of my seat. Those guitar fxs blew me away. The keys compliments that funky thumping bass. I really don't get to hear great songs until you, wayne, bear or slap does something. This was truly damn funky and the best thing I've heard from you! I mean you guys kept it funky. You never strayed off the funk for one second.

    I am proud of you guys for what is worth for doing funky songs like this!!! It puts a smile on my face and a stride in my glide! Thanks, must download it! Cheers, Joe!

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Hey Joe,thanks mate..it means a lot coming from a true stalwart of Funk like yourself,if you've ever moved your feet to modern music you've probably been affected by funk to some degree...Detlef and I are no exceptions,in many ways funk is more solidly entrenched than rock&roll in our makeup and why wouldn't it be it's fun,fun,fun to play! thanks again mate..cheers Detlef and Dave ;)

  20. lostjoe333
    lostjoe333 on Thu 6th Aug 2015 - 4 years ago

    thanks for letting me download .....loved it

    Planetjazzbass
    Reply by Planetjazzbass

    Thanks man,glad you enjoyed the funkestation!..cheers Dave and Detlef :)

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