Friday, May 31, 2013

Groove o' the day: Take Your Dead Ass Home

This is pretty much definitional as to what funk drumming is. Here are another couple of Funkadelic grooves, from Take Your Dead Ass Home, on the album Tales of Kidd Funkadelic. The drummer is the unmistakable Jerome “Bigfoot” Brailey— get his sound in your ear.

As the tune progresses, he hits a fat, very P-Funk, crash on beat 1 every two measures.

This happens on the “limerick” sections, with some variations to support the ensemble rhythm:

NSFW audio after the break:

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