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Fom my flat room (w/grathy and Bass2x)



 Genre: Funk

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A number based on a poem Mary (grathy) sent me some time ago. It had something of a tribal feel to me, and this I tried to deliver with the help of James' (bass2x) magical trumpet.
A huge thank you to both Mary and James for sharing their talents with me, and their patience with me
And my apologies to all african brothers for my miserable attempt at reproducing the feel of one of their beautiful choirs
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copyright Mary McGrath

They do it,
I don't know why
These of Manhattan
Blur of briefcase,
Cartier, Burberry,
Looking ahead at nowhere
Over there the yellows honk,
Scream at the sidewalks
The hurry for something
What is it
To stay ahead
Of the silver monsters
That loom overhead
Making dark sunlight
The tower of commerce
That peers down
From forty floors
At the ants
And their entrails
Climbing uphill
Pushing crumbs
Forever in motion,
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Uploaded: Jun 08, 2008 - 03:05:12 PM
Last Updated: Jun 08, 2008 - 03:18:17 PM Last Played: Jul 21, 2019 - 01:56:01 AM
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Skean said 4087 days ago (June 8th, 2008)
Nice collab
Like it a lot... THX for sharing.
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caroline said 4062 days ago (July 3rd, 2008)
great stuff - i stumbled on this
unexpectedly and really enjoyed it - thank you xox
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said 4061 days ago (July 4th, 2008)
Really Enjoyed
Like it a lot. Great job . I also enjoyed the listen. Thank you.
falzaabi said 4041 days ago (July 24th, 2008)
I was like wow and then I say no way mi can do like this , so I say wow wow wow wooooooooooooow
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five_extra_arms said 4033 days ago (August 1st, 2008)
How Did I miss This?
Man oh man oh man!

This is so fresh and has so much poured into it, yet somehow, it has a real breathable space around it.

The drums and the intro vocals got my attention from the very start, but then the horns came in and the Lauri Anderson vocals and your most excellent synths. This is so impressive and totally groovalicious. That bassline is sinister and this will definitely be draining the batteries on my iPod this weekend.

Thanks for such a great post!

I'm gonna tell all my friends!

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christopherpsly said 3233 days ago (October 10th, 2010)
I really enjoyed this.
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egobandit said 3233 days ago (October 10th, 2010)
The ease of the the almost spoken word singing The start was such a cool contrast Horns superb !
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Genre Info
Funk is a distinct style of music originated by African-Americans, e.g., James Brown and his band members (especially Maceo and Melvin Parker), and groups like The Meters. Funk best can be recognized by its syncopated rhythms; thick bass line (often

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