Three official singles have been released from As If: "All U Writers", a 5 1/2 minute (5 minutes on the album) long song featuring vocals from Teresa Eggers, released 28 April 2015. "Freedom '15", a groovy leviathan of a disco track, released 30 July 2015, and features vocals from Yolanda Harris Dancy and Taletha Manor. A lyric video for "Freedom '15" was uploaded 20 August 2015. The third single from the album, "Bam City", was released 30 September 2015, with an accompanying music video. "Ooo", a grooving love song, was released with an accompanying music video on November 16, 2015.
One promotional single has been released from the As If: "Sick Ass Moon", an "R&B-tinted house track", released with "Freedom '15" on 30 July 2015.
In a positive review for Exclaim!, Daniel Sylvester called the album "one of the most enjoyable, if schizophrenic, dance albums of the year."
The episode received mixed reviews from critics. Lisa Respers France of CNN and Blair Baldwin of Zap2it both received the episode positively. Todd VanDerWerff of The A.V. Club, Entertainment Weekly's Tim Stack and James Poniewozic of Time highlighted continuity issues with the show, while VanDerWerff and Henrik Batallones of BuddyTV deemed "Funk" a set-up episode for the season finale. Bobby Hankinson of the Houston Chronicle gave a more positive review, but still found "Funk" lacking compared to previous episodes, a sentiment shared by Aly Semigran of MTV.
FunkFlex, the pioneering hip-hop DJ known for his “bomb drop” sound effects, will give a special post-game concert at Dunkin’ DonutsPark, following the HartfordYard Goats’ final Saturday home game of the season, Sept ... Funk Flex was an active part of the original 1980s hip-hop ...
Building off the straightforward drumming of Donald Ray “DJ” Johnson Jr., bassist Laura Lee adds a fat, funk-meets-reggae bass to create the foundation for the fluid guitar of Mark Speer that floated above the rhythm, weaving together sounds from sources as disparate as Thai surf music to the kids’ song “This Old Man.”.
August is here, and even with the return of COVID-related restrictions, live music continues to plug back in around Austin. See below for recommendations for the first half of this month ...Stay tuned! ... This one will for sure be a fun night of soul, rock, and funk, especially with Cilantro Boombox, Nuevo, and DJ Jah Karma rounding out the bill ... ....
Butler and the otherworldly talents of funk and jazz musicians George Clinton and Sun Ra... OMCA had a replica of the Mothership built for visitors to walk in and around, while they can simultaneously listen to a Spotify playlist of about 165 Afrofuturistic songs curated by musician PaulDennis Miller, aka DJ Spooky.
Anything produced by DJ Premier. “I grew up in London, but New York is home, and any classic, early ’90s DJ Premier production sounds like New York to me ... “I’m especially proud of it – but I’ve heard ‘UptownFunk’ a lot! I mean, I never listen to my own music at home or in the car, but when I DJ out I play it ... I’m a DJ.
CafeBoheme athens ... It attracts the city’s high-profile professional crowd in their low-key moments, stopping over for a catch-up coffee or business lunch during the day and vibrant, flirty conversations and even a little dancing to the DJ’s jazz-funk-contemporary tunes at night ... Cafe Boheme inside ... A. Omirou 36, Kolonaki. w. https.//cafeboheme.gr ... .
It was Simpsons’ upbringing, dancing to jazz funk and electro funk as a kid and battling against other DJ crews as a member of the ScratchBeatmasters that gave birth to this "quintessential British dance track" (Greg Wilson) ... It was never his plan to become a party DJ, instead he wanted to turn his energy to studio work.