Parliament – Flash Light

I’ve not heard the infectious groove of Bootsy Collins’ “space-bass” ever denied, which has often been a big draw for Parliament and one of the main factors in their lasting appeal. ย Odd then that the seemingly oh-so-Bootsy funk ofย Flash Light is in fact driven along by Bernie Worrell and a handful of Moogs. ย But that’s all just opening trivia to one of the more influential nuggets in their back catalogue. ย All that influence fizzles into insignificance when placed against the pure greatness of the track itself however; a jagged musical circle jerk that rolls ever gloriously throughย playful fields of varying bonhomie.…   [continue reading]