German (!) soul/funk crate diggers found meaning in the original architects (see: James Brown et al) and proceeded to run with the ball over the course of one very productive decade.
By Uncle Blurt
Let’s just let the headline and dek (above) serve you notice and dispense with the journalistic blather; a BLURT review of The Poets of Rhythm’s absolutely amazing Anthology 1992 – 2003 comes out this week on Daptone Tues 10/1, on CD (with 20-page hard-cover booklet) and gatefold 2-LP, both which feature extended liner notes.
How about listening to a track? “August, GA” was originally released in ’93:
Or maybe a video? Check out the “Poets of Rhythm x EDAN” promo clip:
Got all that? Discuss. This has been a public announcement—with FUNK.