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  1. Biggest error of the Nationals season? Dumping Chuck Browna s a Bustina Loosea .Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    If you've been paying attention at Nats Park this season, you've noticed one change in presentation. After home runs, Chuck Brown's "Bustin' Loose" is no longer the go-to celebration song.


  2. Exclusive: Musician Chloe Flower talks scoring 'A Ballerina's Tale' at TFF 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... career presenting the diverse elements of African-American culture. His films include Brooklyn Boheme and Finding the Funk. Leslie Norville served as a producer and Malika Weeden edited it. It was associate produced by New Power Generation and Terri ...


  3. 10 must-see hip-hop/R&B events at 2015 SummerStage NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    ... Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton is one of the revolutionizing forces in music, merging a mixture of soul, funk, R&B, dominating the 70's with his unique sound, which still influences many to this very day. Catch George Clinton & Parliament ...


  4. Capital Crisis : Nats Need To Rectify Go Go No NoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Can't Stop The Bleeding

    Egoslavia! The Washingtonian's Benjamin Freed reports Chuck Brown's 1979 Go-Go classic "Bustin' Out" has been replaced as post HR celebratory music at Nationals Park by "Bang Bang," the timeless collaboration between Jessie J., Ariana Grande and Niki Minaj, and sadly, the team has refuse to explain their actions. If the Nationals are trying to restrain their DC exceptionalism, "Bustin' Loose" never sounded like self-limiting celebration music.


  5. Plowing ThroughApril 20th, 2015Read the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    Four teams competed in the events of the 48th annual Great Race at Western New Mexico University last week, which was capped off by the circuit race itself on Saturday. As usual, crowds lined the water hole and cheered as team members attempted to propel their karts through the obstacle.


  6. Flash Light - Atomic DogRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Moonage Webdream

    Not so much because it's a musical masterpiece, but because it very obviously gives a nod to a sound that used to be a HUGE part of my youth. You didn't go to a school function when I was in high school without bumping to Atomic Dog.


  7. Tastes & Tunes returns as North Las Vegas celebrates its birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... May 2 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Craig Ranch Regional Park. Tastes & Tunes features live performances by the old school funk band Confunkshun, and a variety of local bands, in addition to MMA match-ups, cooking demonstrations, food and craft ...


  8. Top of the Charts: Wiz Khalifa takes over at No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    It's fair to call Wiz Khalifa a party spoiler, as the rapper knocked Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" from its spot on top of the Billboard Hot 100 just two weeks shy of the all-time longest run at number one. See the video for Khalifa's new hit single and then we'll reset our decades to see which songs were sitting at number one this week in 2000, 1990, 1980 and 1970.


  9. Funky Meters still laying down funkiest grooveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    ... of 20-plus-year veteran Russell Batiste . Those were big shoes to fill, of course, and the foundation of all Big Easy funk is built on the drummer's talent for conjuring up the distinctive syncopated second-line rhythm that's as unique to the ...


  10. ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Bristol

    ... or blues man in his plaid shirt, pink tie and Panama hat. Clinton was the fantastical, outlandish, futuristic, face of funk back in the 70's, always pushing the boundaries of the genre with his various combinations of Funkadelic and Parliament. The ...


  11. Nile Rodgers: I get Daft PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... I'd have said, 'Oh, you mean Daft Punk?' because I was at their launch party in New York for [their debut single] Da Funk. I very much felt a kinship between them and Chic [Nile's band]. I understand their concept and I respect where they come ...


  12. Parliament Live: TMC walks out of Lok Sabha after govt tables land billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Budget session of Parliament resumes today. Track live updates here. The post Parliament Live: TMC walks out of Lok Sabha after govt tables land bill appeared first on Firstpost .


  13. Adam Lambert Reveals Cover Art to New Album 'The Original High'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... stepping in with an impressive falsetto over a dance-y beat. Nile Rodgers-esque guitars appear throughout as funk stylings of the don't-believe-me-just-watch variety. Hints of Robyn and Erasure abound, and while we can't reveal too much more, know ...


  14. Street Scriptures: Five Non-Gang Starr Verses To Honor Guru's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... On this track from Heavy D 's less heralded album Blue Funk , he brings in a cadre of emcees that were hitting their stride at the time. The album also boasted a bit of production from DJ ...


  15. Sterling High School February Student of the Month: Kestrel SmootRead the original story

    Sunday | The Daily Gazette

    Kestrel Smoot, 18, of Sterling, is one of Sterling High School's February Students of the Month. She is the daughter of Carolyn and Gary Smoot and she has a sister, Katelyn, 15. Favorite teacher: Laura Carbaugh .


  16. Coachella 2015: Kanye West Joins The Weeknd, Jack White Delivers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WWWM-FM Toledo

    "Coachella's become known for special guests," a member of dance group Flosstradamus said at the end of its extraordinarily well-attended set on day two of the second weekend of Coachella 2015. "Well, the only special guest we brought is you guys."


  17. David Bowie's Let's Dance illustrated the durability of Chic's hitmaking soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Something Else! Reviews

    ... . So, I wanted guys who were proficient in jazz, even though we were going to be playing a rock record - or rock, funk, soul, jazz, whatever. Let's Dance was absolutely going to be an experimental record, but David told me to make it an experimental ...


  18. 12 Record Store Day releases you have to get your hands onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 |

    Sly and the Family Stone, "Live at the Fillmore East": "Captain" Kirk Douglas, guitarst for the Roots, cherrypicked the tracks on this live double album from a forthcoming four-CD box set. "Psycho": Who can forget the shrieking strings of Bernard Herrmann's soundtrack during "Psycho's" shower scene? Who wouldn't want it wrapped in this bloody sleeve? The Replacements, E.P.: Replacements vinyl is scarce, making this EP tied to the the '80s cult band's album "Pleased to Meet Me" one of RSD's gems.


  19. Tyshawn Sorey: AlloyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | All About Jazz

    ... on "Template." The tune seamlessly progresses from a pensive, ethereal dialogue between Tordini and Smythe to a funk infused three-way exchange as Sorey's thunderous drums join the group. Smythe's rolling vamps, Tordini's swaggering strings and ...


  20. HARTLEY, Martemiana BajeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice HARTLEY , Martemiana Baje "Amy" Age 62 of Beavercreek, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Amy was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.