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Old 05-02-2015, 02:32 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Anyone who has heard any song by parliament knows instantly the difference. George Clinton = king of funk
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Old 05-09-2015, 03:50 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Beats per minute tend to often be a determining factor.

If you compare Sylvester (DISCO)... to let's say something from Instant Funk (FUNK)... the BPM tell the story.

This may be simplifying things... but it's one good way to tell the difference.
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Old 12-26-2016, 11:19 PM   #53 (permalink)
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I always thought that the "four on the floor" beat pattern is what made disco, disco. And it's definitely different from funk music.
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