Ed Piskor at 8:00 am Tue, Mar 12, 2013
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If I’m hearing it right, the initial drumbeat from the re-recorded version of Flash to the Beat sampled by the Beastie Boys in Shake Your Rump. I’m probably wrong since it’s not listed here: http://www.paulsboutique.info/Shake_Your_Rump
nah, this is just a re-playing of “That’s the Joint”
Even the internet has more questions than answers about Bozo Meko…
Ed– you seem to be portraying a Mattel Synsonics drum, which was not available until 1981. I know you do a lot of research for this comic, but I was under the impression that Flash was using a Vox Percussion King or Columbia Rhythm Box, which were typical early 70′s drum machines (like what you might find on an organ) but could also be played manually by tapping the buttons (and they even had two foot switches so if you were a drummer you could play with your feet as well as hands.)
I did choose the Mattel over the Vox. Good eye. I spoke with the guy who owns exact Beatbox Flash used and he gave me the model # but I couldn’t find an image anywhere and he wouldn’t send me a pic. Said it looks too cheap. I however, didn’t know the synsonic drums weren’t out earlier than 81. FUCK!
I loath, utterly loath rap and hip hop. But I like this comic. Go figure.
DYKE AND THE BLAZERS!!!
DUDE YOU BROUGHT OUT FUSION BEATS.
I like Dyke
Fusion Beats Dyke and Blazers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_moB85G7xI
Flash to the Beat also features “So you wanna be an emcee huh”, sampled by the Beasties on “Allright Hear This”
I love all you guys who are adding value with the samples, and everything else. These interests were the seeds that inspired me to start this project in the first place.