Thank you, rjd2, for this sublime piece of music.
Every few years I come back to this listen from producer rjd2 and I obsess about it.
When it comes to ’80s funk, Zapp are heavyweights. Coming straight out of Ohio (that great funk state) the Troutman brothers, Larry, Roger, Lester, and Terry, came to prominence with the help of musical gawds Bootsy Collins and George Clinton (king of the P-Funk), and a magical little device called a talkbox, and changed popular music forever.
“It’s a modern life but it’s not what you’re looking for…”
Devo, the Ohio-originated band comprised of brothers Bob and Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald and Bob Casale, and Alan Meyers (RIP to Bob and Alan) was a well-known and highly-regarded group revered by many for their quirky and sardonic take on modern society.