Joshua Pablo Rosenstock offers up his personal, slightly odd Shrine To The Funky Drummer, an experimental film documenting all aspects of James Brown’s classic drum break. From personal interpretations of the break to its use in DJ’ing & turntablism, production, and crate digging, the film features clips of prominent producers, artists, and DJ’s such as Rob Swift, Q-Bert, Grandmaster Flash, Marley Marl, Pete Rock, Prince Paul, Diamond, Public Enemy, Kool G Rap, Biz Markie, LL Cool J, and more.
5 thoughts on “Shrine To The Funky Drummer (Experimental Film)”
This was dope. Funky Drummer was the first break that I started to learn how to scratch to. I would rock that break till I couldn`t anymore.
Cool idea, very weird film.
It would be dope to see a professional documentary with more research into how and where and when Funky Drummer was recorded .
and maybe not this version of the record with that overdubbed tambourine in the mix
I miss him every Christmas…R.I.P. Godfather of Soul.
this is really dope
Thanks for the love and glad you liked it! The footage of how the break was originally recorded doesn’t exist, so I had to make it up.
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