Dustin’s Video Pics of the Day

8 04 2010

Our Funky Bass Backbone for the Delmos Wade project is droppin’ science for us here at Funk Face with our newly installed segment! “Dustin’s Video Pics of the Day”

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The Meters

17 01 2010

The Meters were an American funk band based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Meters performed and recorded their own music from the late 1960s until 1977 and also played an influential role as backing musicians for other artists such as Lee Dorsey and Dr John. While the band never enjoyed significant mainstream success, they are considered one of the progenitors of funk music, and their work influenced many other bands, both contemporary to their work, and after their heyday.

Art Neville, organ; Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste, drums; George Porter Jr., bass; and Leo Nocentelli, guitar.





Curtis Mayfield

11 12 2009

June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999

He was born July 3, 1942 in the Cabrini-Green housing projects, Chicago’s North Side, part of a single parent, seven member family in a small apartment. Mayfield first sang before the public in his grandmother’s Traveling Soul Spiritualists’ Church at age 7, the church where he obtained and retained his lifelong appreciation of black gospel music. He would also appreciate the electric blues music, newly flourishing around him in Chicago, a form of music soon to have such an impact on young rockers the world over. Completing the circle of Mayfield’s talent was his mother’s enthusiasm for poetry that he inherited and turned into the song lyric…..(more)





Isaac Hayes

11 12 2009

August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008

Bio ….   Music …   Film …   TV …   Books …   Photos …   Charity

Here are some earl 70’s Live performance clips for you all…Enjoy

Shaft –

Never Can Say Goodbye –

I Stand Accused –





Warchurch – Live 11/16/09

18 11 2009

Warchurch- live improvisational turntable band doing there thing @ the pike in Long Beach, CA.





Chuuuurch!!!!

17 11 2009

Don’t Sleep Long Beach!!!!!!  Warchurch is in full effect and Funky like the Water in TJ from a DJ! You’ll Sh*t yourself….

The Church is an improvisational turntable band that has brought it’s own new creative edge to the Long Beach music scene. Not to be missed.

They are holding it down @ the Pike bar and grill located on the corner of 4th and Hermosa in the LB! 1st and 3rd Mondays each month …No Cover… yea I said it…FREE!

Curtis Greyfield

Truman Odious

Delmos Wade

Michelobe Long

Ezekiel Dunbar aka EZ Dun

Dr. Turtleman

Live @ the Pike

Live @ the Pike

Live @ the Pike

In the Lab





Koolin’ out!!!

30 10 2009