Tag: Stanley Clarke

  • Stanley Clarke

    A seminal architect of jazz fusion with Return to Forever, Stanley Clarke played an instrumental role in bringing the bass out front with his classic solo album School Days. Referred to as “The Michael Jordan of the bass,” he is literally a professor at Funk University, the online school spearheaded by Bootsy Collins. His varied […]

  • ‘Turrbotax Presents Ford & Lopatin+Jacques Greene+Autre Ne Veut’

    Daniel Lopatin is best known for Oneohtrix Point Never’s mechanistic drone; Joel Ford makes retro synth pop as Tigercity. As Games, they made sophisticated dance pop informed as much by Stanley Clarke as Scritti Politti, as their Fact mix attested. A certain rapper’s label complained about their name, so it’s as Ford & Lopatin that […]