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Bernie Worrell

 
Bernie Worrell and Funkadelic

Bernie Worrell was the key to
the P-Funk sound

  “Bernie is like a genius of geniuses.” –George Clinton “There’s perfect pitch and absolute pitch. I was born with…

June 27th, 2016 | | Articles
The Show, the After Party, the Hotel

Legendary engineer Jimmy Douglass on his role in constructing Jodeci’s The Show, the After Party, the Hotel on album’s 20th anniversary

By the mid-1990s, Donald “Devante Swing” DeGrate, Jr., Dalvin “Mr. Dalvin” DeGrate, Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey, and Joel “Jojo” Hailey—collectively known…

December 23rd, 2015 | | Guest Blog
Colin Wolfe Dr. Dre

Musician Colin Wolfe built beats with Dr. Dre for The Chronic, NWA’s Niggaz4Life, and Jimmy Z’s Muzical Madness

Venice, California, is a haven for creative types. The beachside city is permeated by a beatnik postmodernism vibe, influenced by…

June 3rd, 2014 | | Articles
All-the-Woo-in-the-World

Bernie Worrell

It’s impossible for me to listen to Woo without remembering an incredible day I spent with Worrell in a recording studio a few years ago.

August 20th, 2013 | | Guest Blog
Nina-feat

Issue 48

Nina Simone / Theophilus London / Shock G / Billy Cox / Yabby You / Dom Salvador / Neu! / Hudson Mohawke

September 6th, 2011 | | Wax Poetics Magazine

The Mackrosoft

As above, so below, wrote magician-philosopher Hermes Trismegistus. It’s the key to all the universe’s mysteries: the macrocosmos is the…

February 12th, 2007 | | Record Rundown
Issue 18

Issue 18

Parliament-Funkadelic can hardly be summed up in a few sentences. Wax Poetics digs deep to trace the sprawling history of…

August 31st, 2006 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Young Gun Silver Fox

Yo! MTV Raps, The Internet, Kashif, Mary Wilson, Miguel, Cool Uncle, Mia Doi Todd

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