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    Default Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Which do you prefer? Only recorded material.
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    I'm too stoned to be able to tell the difference
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    Fuck it is almost impossible, I love Maggot Brain and Chocolate City like no other.....maybe funkadelic though

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    No no no, Parliament all day.

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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Maggot Brain.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    This is the toughest poll I've ever taken on this forum. Funkadelic just edged Parliament for me, primarily for the first couple of albums.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Funkadelic had so many more albums, and so many more bad albums. Parliament had both Mothership Connection and Funkentelechy.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Funkadelic had so many more albums, and so many more bad albums. Parliament had both Mothership Connection and Funkentelechy.
    Taking the bad albums out of the equation, their peak material is damn near even to me. I abstain from this poll. Just can't do it. Wouldn't be prudent.
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    I prefer early Funkadelic, mid period Parliament and late period Funkadelic. But that mid period is my favorite funkateer era.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Have to go with Parliament.

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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    They're pretty much the same band.
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    Jeff Gordon & Bootsy Collins. Oh yeah!


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    You guys have seen PCU right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoodGirlGalaxy View Post
    You guys have seen PCU right?
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Also, I cannot bare to choose.



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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Has Pitchfork revealed it's top 200 covers by Arcade Fire yet?

    DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist - 9/18 - Moody Theater
    Tycho - 9/20 - Emo's
    Bonobo (DJ set) - 10/10 - The Mohawk
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    Caribou & Jessy Lanza - 11/23 - The Mohawk

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    Top 3 P-Funk Albums?

    1.Mothership Connection
    2.Maggot Brain
    3.Funkentelechy vs. Placebo Syndrome
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    Just want to throw a special shout out to the cool ghoul with the bum transplant, Dr. Funkenstein.
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    i prefer pimpadelic
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    Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

    by Allison Keyes

    June 04, 2014 3:21 PM ET

    "Do y'all want to fly this evening? Do you want to ride on the Mothership?"

    It's 1976 in Houston, and a rapturous crowd is swaying back and forth to the infectious funk of Parliament-Funkadelic's "Mothership Connection." Then, suddenly, it's there. A sparkling silver spaceship appears with flashing strobe lights shining from its feet, spewing smoke as it lands on the stage. Out steps frontman George Clinton.

    "It was organized chaos, that's all I could say," Parliament-Funkadelic roadie Bernie Walden says. "It was mayhem."

    Walden worked with both the original Mothership in the mid-1970s and a replica that was built in the mid-1990s. He says the carbon dioxide smoke that billowed from the bottom of the ship was a bit of a problem.

    "It was so much on the original one that people in the front row were passing out."

    Walden just finished helping the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture put the replica back together. The original was destroyed in the 1980s after the band went into debt. But Walden told museum specialist Kevin Strait that the replica was at George Clinton's Tallahassee, Fla., home studio. Strait leaped into action to acquire it and was dazzled by his first sight of the ship.

    "Part of the ceiling was carved out so that the crown part of the Mothership could fit," Strait says, laughing.

    Strait says the Mothership is the most iconic stage prop in African-American musical history, partly because it provides context and perspective to the evolution of black stagecraft. He describes George Clinton's Mothership as a manifestation of the liberating power of music.

    "He really developed this grand idea of envisioning African-Americans in space as a way to liberate one's mind from the shackles of racism and poverty or any other societal constraints," Strait says. "The Mothership was this symbolic mode of transporting the conscious self into this ethereal place, which was pretty funky and pretty far out, but represents the grander scope of his thinking."

    George Clinton says that when he created the Mothership, he was trying to outdo everything in rock 'n' roll, including the elaborate Broadway musical Hair.

    "I definitely felt we needed something to be proud of as black people," Clinton says. "We wanted to have a funk opera."

    Clinton says he sees the Mothership as a monument to black music and adds that he donated it to the museum because the ship will give pride to a lot of people.

    "It's a symbol of all the music that was created from it," Clinton says. "Not only from us Parliament, Funkadelic, Bootsy [Collins] and the media but the people that sampled it later, which was a whole other 25 years of music."

    The Mothership will be on display in the museum's Musical Crossroads gallery, according to chief of design Bryan Sieling; other items include rock 'n' roll king Chuck Berry's Cadillac. Sieling says there will also be music and concert footage of the Mothership being used on stage. The display will be spectacular, even if the ship has acquired a few bumps and bruises along the way.

    "In many ways, it's a crown jewel in the museum, because just look at it," Sieling says. "It's a jewel."

    Clinton says he's proud and happy that the Mothership will be on display at the Smithsonian. He's still touring, and says he'll create another one because he definitely has to fly.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    I missed this and it's impossible to vote.

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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Tom is still incorrect because, while largely the same members, throughout the 70s Parliament and Funkadelic were quite distinct on album, with Parliament mining the deep funk sounds developed by James Brown with Bootsy and Catfish in the early 70s and Funkadelic incorporating quite a bit more psychedelic, jam and improv rock into their funk. They all joined the mothership, sure, but in the heyday they were two different mothers completely.

    The correct vote will probably always be Parliament. Each act had two classic records apiece (Parliament with Mothership Connection and Funkentelechy, Funkedelic with Maggot Brain and One Nation Under A Groove, but Parliament had a better average, and The Clones of Doctor Funkenstein might be as good as either of their more widely-appreciated greats.
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    Default Re: Parliament or Funkadelic?

    Parliament, but just barely.

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    shut up bryan
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