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Thread started 10/09/14 6:47pm

MoBettaBliss

please stop saying AOA is funky


it's embarrassing

head is funky
daisy chain is funky
parliament's dr funkenstein is funky

art official age.... not funky

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Reply #1 posted 10/09/14 6:49pm

BobGeorge909

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AOA is funky.
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Reply #2 posted 10/09/14 6:53pm

CharismaDove

why was the original thread locked anyways? .......... there was nothing wrong about it.

[Edited 10/9/14 18:53pm]

I guess you know me well, I dont like winter, but I seem to get a kick outta doing you cold
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Reply #3 posted 10/09/14 6:54pm

Frederick96

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it's very funky.....

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Reply #4 posted 10/09/14 7:00pm

MoBettaBliss

BobGeorge909 said:

AOA is funky.



this is banana



you can call it a pear

but it would still be a banana

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Reply #5 posted 10/09/14 7:09pm

BobGeorge909

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MoBettaBliss said:



BobGeorge909 said:


AOA is funky.



this is banana





you can call it a pear

but it would still be a banana

you're welcome


It is a banana...its not a pear.


AOA is funky. Its not a funk record...no. But its funky. The licks in BCW r funky as all get out. Its not my kinda track, but the gold standard is funky too. I'm not even gonna mention the taint-tickling plucks in Time. U Know has a subtle hypnotic funk to it. There's definitely some speaker cone buzzers in funknroll as well. Its not a funk record a la Exodus...but its funky.




One more time...


AOA is funky.
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Reply #6 posted 10/09/14 7:12pm

crenshaw

I see a purple banana.

Funknroll is very funky, and so is U Know.

Also, I think on Gold Standard, which is kind of funky, Prince should have sang "Gold standard, crazy amazeballs."

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Reply #7 posted 10/09/14 7:12pm

BobGeorge909

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Have u been sucking eating too many bananas to find the funk? Why didb u bring up bananas? What do they got to do with anything? tonk

For future reference...just cuz it comes in...oops...out your mout don't make it true.
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Reply #8 posted 10/09/14 7:21pm

Aerogram

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The Gold Standard is funky.
What it feels like is funky
Breakfast Can Wait is funky.
Clouds is funky.
Funknroll is funky.
Even Art Official Cage is funky.
Much funky funk fun to be had on Art Official Age.

And in conclusion, AOA is funky.

P.S.: funky funk fun.
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Reply #9 posted 10/09/14 7:30pm

BobGeorge909

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Aerogram said:

The Gold Standard is funky.
What it feels like is funky
Breakfast Can Wait is funky.
Clouds is funky.
Funknroll is funky.
Even Art Official Cage is funky.
Much funky funk fun to be had on Art Official Age.

And in conclusion, AOA is funky.

P.S.: funky funk fun.

Even time is quite thunk-a-licious
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Reply #10 posted 10/09/14 7:31pm

MoBettaBliss


please go and listen to daisy chain

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Reply #11 posted 10/09/14 7:45pm

Askani

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MoBettaBliss said:


please go and listen to daisy chain

you're welcome



my ears are bleeding now. thanks confused

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Reply #12 posted 10/09/14 7:51pm

BobGeorge909

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MoBettaBliss said:


please go and listen to daisy chain

you're welcome


I did...it helped point out how funk AOA is.



Forbthe record...


AOA is funky.


U gonna' scream for me one time? Or r u still eating too many 'nana's?
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Reply #13 posted 10/09/14 8:15pm

HatrinaHaterwi
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Since apparently Prince's new found discombobulations have some people confused and discombobulated about EXACTLY what FUNK is...here's an unmistakable, undeniable, motherFUNKing reminder! headbang

While AOA does indeed stank...FUNKY...it most certainly ain't! geek

Here's what bothers ME:

Prince died of an overdose of the drug Fentanyl. Of which, it is very highly fucking likely that he never even knew he'd taken.
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Reply #14 posted 10/09/14 8:45pm

FragileUnderto
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Funky biggrin

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And I descend from grace, In arms of undertow
I will take my place, In the great below
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Reply #15 posted 10/09/14 11:51pm

MoBettaBliss

HatrinaHaterwitz said:

Since apparently Prince's new found discombobulations have some people confused and discombobulated about EXACTLY what FUNK is...here's an unmistakable, undeniable, motherFUNKing reminder! headbang

While AOA does indeed stank...FUNKY...it most certainly ain't! geek



thank you cool

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Reply #16 posted 10/10/14 12:52am

CityPhantom

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if XCESS SPACE and SHUT would be on AOA, I would pretty much say IT IS FUNKY! Since not, it is N-O-T!

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Reply #17 posted 10/10/14 2:44am

3rdeyedude

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Yeah, nothing resembles funk on AOA. As a matter of fact, AOA sounds a bit like Prince has been hanging out with this guy Welton a little too long.

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Reply #18 posted 10/10/14 3:36am

chocolate1

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People grossly abuse the word "funky"... disbelief
I have said this for a very long time.

I cringe when I read what some people consider funky.**

Thank you for saying it.
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**I am not saying whether or not I think AOA is a good album... My comments refer to terminology.


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Your lies, they cut me.
Now your words don't mean a thing.
I don't give a damn if you ever loved me..."

-Cher, "Woman's World"
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Reply #19 posted 10/10/14 4:44am

airth

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The problem with funk is that it's difficult to classify in terms of sound; it's all in the feeling. Something that brings out the funk face on a fellow orger, might well leave me stony faced. There's certainly no P-Funk inhabiting the album, but I'm getting a couple of funk signals on Art Official Age. In my purely subjective opinion, I'd classify the songs as follows:


Dance:

Art Official Cage

Essentially funk-free, but not necessarily without soul and/or a bit of bounce to the ounce:

Clouds, Breakdown, U Know, This Could Be Us, What It Feels Like

Prince doing his thing:

Way Back Home

Something jiggly sounding that could be mistaken for funk:

Funk n Roll

Somebody, somehow forgot to put the funk in:

The Gold Standard

The smell of funk in amongst other elements:

Breakfast Can Wait, Time


Hmm, I can't say you're wrong. Prince undoubtably has funk, but I can't find a definitive funk track here.

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Reply #20 posted 10/10/14 5:22am

skilletnomicro
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This is funky...

although it has some great tracks, AOA is not.

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Reply #21 posted 10/10/14 6:10am

Grog

The bass in Time, though slow-paced and methodocial, is funky and reminiscent of some of Bootsy's slower tunes. Also, the horns that come in at the very end remind me of Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns. I would love to hear an extended version of the song that incorporates a bass solo and more horns. I think AOA has funy elements throughout, but no, it's not intended to be Mothership or Funkenstein funky.

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Reply #22 posted 10/10/14 6:21am

nosajd

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it can be funky, soulful, rhythmatic, balladistic, & funky

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it can be whatever it wants to be to whomever is listening to it

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call it what you want & I'll call it what I want, but don't tell us what we should & shouldn't do, thank you

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Reply #23 posted 10/10/14 6:42am

1725topp

MoBettaBliss said:


it's embarrassing

head is funky
daisy chain is funky
parliament's dr funkenstein is funky

art official age.... not funky

you're welcome

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There is a difference between saying that something is a "funk" album versus saying that it is "funky." If you can't hear the funk or funkiness of "The Gold Standard," "FunknRoll," and "Time," I question your ability to identify funk. So, no one is saying that AOA is a "funk" album or that it is definitive of "funk," but it certainly has it's funky moments, and if you are "too far gone to see that" then maybe you are Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk.

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Reply #24 posted 10/10/14 7:48am

rusty1

AOA sucks
BOB4theFUNK
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Reply #25 posted 10/10/14 8:02am

airth

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rusty1 said:

AOA sucks



Sucks on what?

Popsicles?

The teat of new-found creativity?

Your mind, body and soul?
Care to elaborate?


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Reply #26 posted 10/10/14 8:50am

dadeepop

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AOA isn't funky It's funkay. fro

"The password is what."
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Reply #27 posted 10/10/14 8:53am

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dadeepop said:

AOA isn't funky It's funkay. fro

Good gawd...2 funkay

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All of it. Everything. Is U.
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Reply #28 posted 10/10/14 8:55am

bigd74

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MoBettaBliss said:



it's embarrassing

head is funky
daisy chain is funky
parliament's dr funkenstein is funky

art official age.... not funky

you're welcome







Some of AOA is funky, not all but some.



You're also very welcome smile
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Reply #29 posted 10/10/14 8:56am

Stymie

Funky it is not. Go and listen to Pleasure, Faze-O, P-Funk, Bootsy and come back to talk about what funk is.
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