Finding the (P-) Funk in Techno
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Although techno and funk may seem to some like disparate genres, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic were essential influences to the early creators of techno music in Detroit in the early '80s. This presentation examines the connections between the budding techno scene and the P-Funk universe in terms of musical influence and features, and in physical space, as the two scenes interacted in the studios like Detroit's United Sound Systems.
African American Studies | Music | Musicology
Soto-Olson, Keaton, "Finding the (P-) Funk in Techno" (2021). Content Presented at the First and Second Dayton Funk Symposia. 35.