Saturday, March 3, 2012

These sounds fall into my mind

The great Brian Eno famously stated that the most important beats of the 70s were: Fela Kuti’s afrobeat, the funky drummer-style of Clyde Stubblefield and the motorik of the kraut-rockers Neu!, Kraftwerk and others.

For a quick description of afrobeat, check this out:

For Clyde Stubblefield, aka The Original Funky Drummer, arguably the most sampled musician on the planet:

And here's an excellent BBC documentary on Krautrock...vielen herzlichen Dank...

Lastly, yes...I was totally referencing the mid-90s club classic "The Bomb" by the Bucketheads with the title to this post.  Remember that tune? I couldn't get enough of it back in the day...


  1. I actually met that guy in Sound Factory!
    Those were the days and the sounds!
    Great blog Jules!

    1. Bro, every 2 or 3 months I get that song in my head and I smile como un it...good memories.