Higher Education: Dispirited by the American educational system, Bootsy Collins has taken reform into his own hands, starting the soon-to-be-legendary University of Funk. Remember this day. [Boing Boing]
We’ve always had a soft spot for 70s funk. Something about the trumpet hits, skipped beats…and occasionally the band’s matching suits.
All of which are reasons to be glad Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are sticking around. Their new album’s arriving next week, and we’re happy to say it’s almost exactly what you expect. (The curious can listen in here.) If they can keep this up, we should be in for quite a decade.