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Vinyl Factory: From P-Funk to J Dilla - How Amp Fiddler helped put Detroit on the map

"As a musician and producer, Amp Fiddler is the thread that ties funky Detroit together. From George Clinton’s P-Funk juggernaut to introducing J Dilla to the MPC one sunny afternoon, the stories he tells of the city are rooted in a sense of the everyday and a community that was blissfully unaware of its legacy. “I wish I had photographed the sessions,” he remembers of the basement where he taught a young James Yancey how to sample with an MPC. “In my mind I was just helping some kids because I thought they were talented.” more...
August 17, 2017

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