Psych Funk 101

Funky fuzzy psychedelic tracks from 60s and 70s Nigeria, Iran, Turkey, Russia, South Korea

  • August 17, 2009

IN THE STORE
PSYCH FUNK 101

From the label World Psychedelic Funk Classics. Deluxe digipak CD including 36 page full color booklet. Gatefold 2LP

It isn’t often that we focus an album from a label not directly affiliated with Stones Throw or Now-Again, but this comp Psych-Funk 101 was just too up our alley to let slip by. Egon helped out with the licensing of some tracks for this album, the definitive survey for students of the global phenomenon of psychedelic funk music, covering the “golden years” of the movement, from approximately 1967 until 1980.

Think about it for a second – what musical forces were greater than that of funk and psychedelic music in the late 60s and early 70s? These forces, combined by bands happy to incorporate folk music and improvisational elements from other musical forms, lead to an amazing body of work still being unearthed by researchers the world over – and still capable of inspiring new investigations into shapes of rhythm.

Also see:
Eskaton - History, Interview, MP3

Also from World Psychedelic Funk Classics:
Psych Funk 101
Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas
Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga!

Track List:
1. Husnu Ozkartal Orkestrasi - 'Su Derenin Sulari'
2. Kukumbas - 'Respect'
3. Mulatu Astatke - 'Alemiye' (feat. Belaynesh Wubante / Assegedetch Asfaw)
4. Kim Sun - 'The Man Who Must Leave'
5. Petalouda - 'What You Can Do In Your Life'
6. Mehr Pooya - 'Doe Pajereh' / 'Ghabilehe Leili'
7. Staff Carpenborg And The Electric Corona - 'All Men Shall Be Brothers Of Ludwig'
8. The Group - 'The Feed-back'
9. Armando Sciascia - 'Circuito Chiuso'
10. Wadih Essafi - 'Aandak Baharia Ya Rayess'
11. Omar Khorshid - 'Rakset El Fadaa'
12. Metin H. Alatli - 'Mevlana Boyle Dede'
13. George Garanian With The Melodiya Jazz Ensemble - 'The Big Search'
14. Eskaton - 'Dagon'