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Where is the funk?
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Author Where is the funk?
Sebastian Cain
I hear a lot of awesome sounds, ambient textures, techno, and generative patches around here ... and seriously great demo videos, but I have yet to hear the funk.

surely *someone* must be rockin' the eurorack funky...

so, bring it you modular wizards... oh i dunno, maybe something like :

ether
Excellent question.

Funk comes from inside.

Here's someone that's got it (gets going about 2 mins in):



w00t
EternalTurtle
Is this the Fonk you speak of? hihi

Paranormal Patroler
lol
dirtbudda
very frustrating
mdoudoroff
Here’s some Crappy Funk…

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Was fooling around running Mangrove through the Twinpeak filter and stumbled into a funky bass line. The pitch info is the same René sequence as in “Happy Enough Accidents” but clocked differently. The Turing Machine is responsible for triggering the bass notes (a random sequence I locked in) and is also a source of modulation for Mangrove. A Lightstrip (looping cv) is modulating the fall on the bass’s envelope.

The solo-ing organ is Just Friends which gets the same pitch info from René, but sampled+held in Quantimator according to a periodically-randomized gate sequence from Gatestorm. This approach prevents the organ from aping the bass while remaining related. The organ’s note on/off is also altered from the bass line by mixing in a square wave LFO to the CV on its way to the VCA.
Additional modulation here and there from Wogglebug and Batumi. Percussion (an afterthought, obviously) clocked by Gatestorm. A little live mixing during recording, but otherwise this is just the patch doing its thing.
coolshirtdotjpg
Here is a quasi funky thing I did that sounds like an 80s cop movie theme song. Not multi-tracked or edited in any way.

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nectarios


and some more chilled

windspirit
I feel like funk relies are human rhythms and swing that might be kind of tough to get out of a sequencer, maybe more luck with a keyboard.
Funky40
my feel and experience is that "funk" in a "modern electronic music context“ can be something totally different than what we usually would have in mind as beeing funk.

In regards to my own jamms can i perceive something in one moment as beeing *totally* funky, while i might perceive it as totally Not in another.
But then, for me is Pink Floyd half a funk band hihi so i´m off on that anyway wink
youkon
this was my "Funk" that once came out of my modular

Baddcr
[s]https://soundcloud.com/kel/grovin-elements-live[/s]

Combine Overwatch
ngarjuna
Live by the funk...die by the funk.



Jaypee
Baddcr wrote:
[s]https://soundcloud.com/kel/grovin-elements-live[/s]

Combine Overwatch


Can you explain us your patch?
Specially, these 'chords' sound delicious smile
565
mdoudoroff: I dig that bass line!

I just posted this last night:

[s]http://soundcloud.com/stuartgsmith/170330-170409a[/s]

Patch description:
Extremely Silly Space Funk Disco Jam
Sine-wave lfo with rate modulated by another sine-wave lfo (both from Vermona Fourmulator) into Topobrillo Quantimator. 3 outputs from the Quantimator into
1) Malekko Richter Oscillator II: sine and phase modulated saw outs into Malekko/Wiard Xmix with phase-modulated square into the Z cv. (Same LFO going into the Quantimator was multed in to the phase mod input on the Osc II) Out of the Xmix into channel 2 of Malekko/Richter Dual Borg in BP mode. This is the crazy solo voice.
2) Malekko Richter Oscillator II -> Doepfer A-137 Wave Multiplier -> channel 1 of Malekko/Richter Dual Borg in LPG mode.
3) Malekko/Richter Anti-Oscillator: tri and mayhem outs into another Xmix and out to Malekko/Wiard Boogie in LGP (12db) mode.
2) and 3) are the tuned percussion sounds (sent through a long delay in mix down)
Triggers from Tiptop Audio Trigger Riot into two Malekko/Richter Envelators (pinging the LPGs) and a Makenoise Maths (filter and vca on the lead voice)
Bass line from Moog Prodigy sequenced on a Beatstep Pro thru the computer via Silent Way (multiple takes edited in post)
Drums sequenced on the Beatstep Pro triggering samples in Reaper.
rhythmdial
fiddlestickz brings forth some funk like your video but these guys have some bad ass funky moments -
https://vimeo.com/161703183
pines
I was wondering where the funk was.... and there is some here.
Baddcr
For the life of me I cannot remember Jaypee

I know:

The baseline is SHmk][ and Elements

The vocal fun and games are Radio Music and Clouds

Beats are almost certainly Mutant Drums with a little help from the Octatrack

Not sure if the chords are actually chords or some weird phased sound, if it comes to me I'll come back and let you know for sure!
VZvision
Steevio can get pretty jazzy and funk-tastic hihi




nectarios
DPO through RxMx and Echophon for the glitch

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tomorrowstops
ether wrote:
Excellent question.

Funk comes from inside.

Here's someone that's got it (gets going about 2 mins in):



w00t



yesssssssss
chaosick
Sebastian Cain wrote:
I hear a lot of awesome sounds, ambient textures, techno, and generative patches around here ... and seriously great demo videos, but I have yet to hear the funk.

surely *someone* must be rockin' the eurorack funky...

so, bring it you modular wizards... oh i dunno, maybe something like :



I've wondered the same; I hypothesize that's because most eurorack companies are American, and most people who use it within these contexts/American electronic music at this point in history, is intensely white, male, post 30, of a certain middle-upper middle class background, most often.

Funk in electronic music to the extent it existed, I think, was largely the product of the roots of electronic music coming largely from 70s and 80s house and techno in Detroit and Chicago, which was very black and often gay. A lot of this transferred over to European electronic idioms and was rightly appreciated (I think Aphex Twin is incredibly funky), but seems to have been largely ignored and forgotten these days in N. America.
Dcramer
My little funky shuffle created by a generative patch for an album I'm still working on:

[bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=3311703326 size=large bgcol=333333 linkcol=9a64ff tracklist=false artwork=small]

https://queertunes.bandcamp.com/album/goa-dream-machine

w00t
shredsickgnar
Here's some euro funk I made not too long ago.

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Recitative
This thread is great. I'm really enjoying hearing peoples funky patches.

Here's a funk-inspired piece I made last year for modular with vocals, bass and pedal steel guitar:



And here's another funk inspired piece for the same ensemble + conga:
The Captives
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