Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Groove Transcription - "Ziggy" Modeliste, "Look-Ka Py Py"

Here's one of my favorite Zigaboo Modeliste grooves; the title track from The Meters' second album, Look-Ka Py Py.  There's a little bit of play with ghost notes and such, but for the most part this is what the groove looks like:

And at around 0:48 you've got this delicious little drum break:

Many of Ziggy's beats have been sampled by some of the biggest names in hip-hop, such as The Beasties Boys, Run DMC, N.W.A., Public Enemy, Digable Planets, A Tribe Called Quest.  "Look-Ka Py Py", in particular, was used by DJ Shadow (4:48)….

….and Corrine Bailey Rae

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