Anatomy of THE Groove 4/25/14 Rique’s Pick : “My Medicine” by K-Maxx

Friday Funk on our sister blog!


Some folks don’t think of funk as sexy music, but there are some of us out there who know what’s up. The strong rhythmic foundation, rolling basslines and soulful vocal styles of funk are yet another branch of the R&B revolution that has kept world population growing at a steady rate the past half century or so. I’ve heard it said that one of the things George Clinton loved about working with Bootsy Collins on his projects was the chance to go back to doing what he came into the business doing, ballads, all thickened by the big, wet, serpentine bass Bootsy laced his love joints with.

K Maxx is a Bay Area artist, formerly known for his hip hop productions, who’s released an EP with Bay Area funk institution, the Sweater Funk crew. Sweater Funk, along with Dam Funk in Los Angeles, are mainly responsible for popularizing the term…

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