Tags : | Soul | 7.35 MB | Featured | Reason

Description : It is The Legendary Funk Master and Soul Brother Number 1, Mr. Funktastic, back doing what I like! Okay, I am flashing back, way back into time on this one!

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  1. theHumps
    theHumps on Tue 22nd Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Instantly loved it Joe! Reminds me of a simpler time. The right vocals on top of this would be the cherry on top of the icing!

    I keep hearing "Either one of us...." singing in the song in my head.

    Great track man! Take care of yourself Joe and glad to hear the hits didn't stop forever, ;).


    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Hey Wayne! Love brother and thanks. True regards, Joe.

  2. joecramer
    joecramer on Tue 22nd Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Great one for calming down.
    For me it is a bit to mmmmm dreamy but it has a nice sexual feeling.
    I bet Barry White could do some good vocals to it.
    The sound is very good and all is fine and clear and fits perfect to your "anti loudness war" you start in the forum.
    I have to say that you did a real good work and maybe you should change your name to Joe Soulmatic :)

    stay tuned

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Hey Joe, I always new you had a lot soul in you brother! I am glad you notice my new anti-loudness approach. Joe to be honest with you brother, my ears are sore and tired of all the loud noise. Like you said in another thread, maybe I am old. Oh well, the kids can have their so called adult music, but I got mine, which is mature music! I might just add your name suggestion to list of my AKA's, lol. It is good that we can all express ourselves in away that make us feel good and have the support of the community in the process. Thanks Joe!


  3. BeatMaker4real
    BeatMaker4real on Tue 22nd Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    This is so smooth and mellow...great work.

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Thanks bro! Trying to pay homage to some of my childhood heroes!

  4. priest39
    priest39 on Tue 22nd Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Awesome music with sounds from a great, if not the greatest era of music, old school always and forever on will sound better then anything after it, everything was done using real instrument rather then now where everything is computer-generated, awesome work, made my father smile, Larry

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    I am from that time Larry and I might be about your father age. So many people around here are just chasing beats on this site. I like to think songs are way better than making a beat. And whomever decided to call modern songs a beat must have been high on something.

    In any regard, lets never forget the greats who came before us. Props and mad respect to your father, he has got great taste in music for sure! Peace Larry!


  5. traz75
    traz75 on Mon 21st Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Wow, it's still great. :)

    There is too much things to praise, but let me to critise the only little buggy thing. :)
    There is some break in the tune, where it sound like it grind to a halt for a split of a second second and it's a bit disturbing, somehow not feeling smooth, like a cuted sound.
    I heard it around 1:49.

    I think it's only a sensual illusion and dunno if others hear the same way - i had the same thing sometimes in my tunes too (especially with guitar loops), but lately i can trick it - slipping some of the tracks to enter before time with a few milliseconds (noone really can hear it) and problem solved. :)

    Regards, traz

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Hey Traz, thanks! I know what you mean but that was intentional bro as to honor the era. I appreciate your comments bro. We are all in this thing together and I really love your honesty. We need more reviewers on this like you who actually will listen to a song and point out things. Thanks bro!


  6. lochovski
    lochovski on Mon 21st Oct 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Well done joe ,need more of this with a vocalist
    Loved it great job

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Thanks bro! I tried once getting vocalist here. That is a tough assignment. I appreciate the comments brother!


  7. damonb
    damonb on Mon 14th Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    this is awesome joe its weird but this song made me go watch and oldie hit from chi-lites have you seen her awesome song man thing about music and hits hits are something you stumble on it must relate to the times and what every one is fealing around the world dosnt mean its a good song or talented just luck realy look at Gangnam styal the hit or on the cat walk by right said fred there are better songs on here however timeing was right its all about timeing like a joke

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Hey Damon! You surprised me man because you are so versed in so many genres. Thanks Damon, I appreciate that! The Chi-Lites? You go back that far? Awesome man!


  8. Indieground
    Indieground on Sun 13th Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Cool mood, great mix !
    Needs a vocal on this one and you got an hit !

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    I have been told I got the vocal quality for it. My lyrical writing does not come so easy. I need to work on that. Thanks for the comment!


  9. tekreck
    tekreck on Fri 4th Oct 2019 - 1 month ago


    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    I certainly do, man it feels like yesterday. But now I got booming 808s in my hood, DAMN! LOL :-)

  10. vinnybee
    vinnybee on Fri 4th Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Remember when music was great? Lol. Fantastic job brotha!

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Brother sup man! I am from the old school, the really, really old school. So old we just call it ol' skool ya know. Lol, my title has a bit of sarcasm, okay. But all of these Juice WRLD and Lil Babies out here got me saying why don't these fools get their own juice (ill sound.) I aint knocking anyone bro. If it is music to you, N-word rappers and all, then that is great, but not for me. Todays songs got about a two week shelf life and then they are gone and forgotten Vinny. The Motown hits are legends of international historic proportions. But lots of Trap commercial songs made today will be forgotten because there is nothing wore than a senior citizen gangsta in a wheelchair with an oxygen tank while drinking prune juice, lol.

    Peace Bro!

  11. atw
    atw on Thu 3rd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Very nice, I love the rhodes! Very good production too.

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Awesome! Thanks. We can all support each others music just like that. I appreciate your comments.


  12. JackLake
    JackLake on Thu 3rd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Spot on Joe, I'm sure you had everyone moving real slow to this one. Those drums are so dry and crispy and that bass is no smooth. I found myself jamming along with my guitar to this, really really nice.

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Cheers Jack! Nice to meet you. Thanks for the review and kind words. But I would like to ask you something. Johnny Lee Hooker, I am a big fan of his work. It would be great if I could work with you on something like that. Maybe Etta James style songs too. But thanks there mate!


  13. Orlando51
    Orlando51 on Thu 3rd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    WOW....Joe, this is brilliant !! It immediately offers something retro, but with brilliant contemporary production. This is top class work my friend and no wonder that our mutual friend Jamid is going bananas...haha...hat's off my friend !:)

    Compliments and respect_____Leon

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Leon my brother, we got to be the guardians of good taste in music or else this site will fall to trap. Nothing against trap it just doesn't do it for me. Hey bro are you kidding? You da man, MAN! But nonetheless I thank you and I am not worthy of your encomium. All the same, thanks so much my brother!


  14. skwishfish
    skwishfish on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    This is incredible. I rocked this my whole drive home. Incredible track once again!! You never seem to disappoint

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    I remember you! You had a different avatar prior. Welcome back! Thanks for stopping by. Not many of the same peeps around here when you left out on break. Lots of trappers around here Thanks so much, that means a lot to me coming from a high talent such as yourself! Joe

  15. DijamMusic
    DijamMusic on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Wow, The legendary Master of all strike Back, Wow,
    Hello Master,
    What a great track mate, I doubt if anyone in the world would be surprised by your work mate.
    They all know your talents and all are expected this from you mate.
    Brilliant guitar riff master.
    Brilliant track
    Brilliant production
    Brilliant vibe.
    Brilliant concept
    Wow and wow

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Okay mate you got me looking like a shade a purple in mirror. I might be mistaken for one Barney's relatives. I am happy about the time period of music that I come form. It was the best. Thanks mate you are too kind! I owe you a spot of tea some day. This made my day!


  16. Stereonomicon
    Stereonomicon on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Here is another great song with the irresistible scent of a glorious past. In making these atmospheres alive I don't know anyone better than you.
    A cordial greeting

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Thanks Pentacrinus! I guess being from the time period and experienced the music of that time period and todays garbage, there is no comparison worth talking about. Todays commercial songs have about 2 week shelf life. If it is a pop culture viral song like Old Town Road maybe tack on a few more weeks.

    But we remember bands like the Eagles, the Temptations, and Grateful Dead. We remember Marvin Gaye, Hall & Oates, and David Bowie. But the garbage today, who is going to remember all of these Lil Morons? Okay my mini-rant is done, lol. Thanks for the review and kind words Pentacrinus.


  17. TyGets
    TyGets on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    lol my step dad heard this while i was talking to him on the phone. he says now thats music!

    i agree great work

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    AWESOME! I got a son who is 20yrs old, so yeah you can say I do Dad music. I am so honored by that part of your review. Give him a copy if you can. Thanks so much! So few words but I loved this review so much, it made my day!


  18. danke
    danke on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    brilliant work again Joe

    fully covering the title...went back in time with moustache and blue jeans...great jammy tune, lovin the brass duck section :-)

    handshake, Danke

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Awe, you are killing me brother Danke! Great sense of humor. As always I appreciate you stopping by my friend. I love the oldies, maybe it is because I am old, lol! But this one was fun for sure. I hope you are fine and safe.


  19. Format
    Format on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Nice, instantly reminded me of Lauren Hill "Doo Wop" which I love. Can't pinpoint the exact time period for this type of music but it is definitely my favorite type of music all time for sure, great job.

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    It all in the way hits you. I miss those days. songs like these came on the radio and radio people paid the artist. Now the Artist has to pay to get some play, lol. Hey thanks for the review and stopping by.


  20. SikNoiz
    SikNoiz on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    This is honestly amazing! Not too much going on but more than enough to keep you interested the entire time.
    I've always been impressed with how good you are at sound design, and this certainly didn't disappoint!

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Thanks bro! I did not know you cared. A few years ago I use to do Dubstep songs. Now I have a few Dubstep loops! It is really great how we can all support each other here. Thanks for the review.


  21. laurentwirz
    laurentwirz on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Hey! Well done! I like this flashback, the cool mood and the progression of this tune. Nice mix too. Your loops are great too, specially the horns ones. You can be proud of your creations!

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    So can you, you should be very proud of your creations. I truly appreciate you also downloading my loops as well, I have noticed.

    Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope one day we can retake this site back from the trappers. You, me, and people like us need to keep making good sounding stuff for sure. I appreciate your comments.


  22. wikkid
    wikkid on Wed 2nd Oct 2019 - 1 month ago

    Hi Joe,

    This reminds me of basement parties and slow dragging (pre-70s term for dancing slow) with that one red light in the ceiling ha ha. Great throwback tune. Cameo "Why have I lost you" and Gladys "Neither one of Us" Knight would be proud.

    Reply by JoeFunktastic

    Hi Wikkid, well that is what I had hoped would be the general idea, the Gladys Knight feel. I so much missed those days. As a footnote, the reason why I make so many loops in other genres is because I had hoped it would trigger a feeling that I get when I put on the oldies. Nothing close. I am from 60s and 70s time period so it make sense that I would want to recapture some of my youth you know. Okay enough rambling. Thanks so much for the review and stopping by.


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