Go-go, funk rock, and more.
- Funk: The Music, The People, and The Rhythm of The One by Rickey Vincent, 1996.
- Hit Me, Fred: Recollections of a Sideman by Fred Wesley, 2002.
- Sly and the Family Stone's There's a Riot Goin' On by Miles Marshall Lewis, 33 1/3 Series, 2006.
- Presence and Pleasure: The Funk Grooves of James Brown and Parliament by Anne Danielsen, 2006.
- I Want to Take You Higher: The Life and Times of Sly and the Family Stone by Jeff Kaliss, 2008.
- The Funk Era and Beyond: New Perspectives on Black Popular Culture by Tony Bolden, 2008.
- The Beat: Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C. by Kip Lornell, Charles C. Stephenson Jr., 2009.
- Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City by Natalie Hopkinson, 2012.
- Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard On You? A Memoir by George Clinton, 2014.
- Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound by Andrea Swensson, 2017.
- There Was a Time: James Brown, The Chitlin’ Circuit, and Me by Alan Leeds, 2017.
- Groove Theory: The Blues Foundation of Funk by Tony Bolden, 2020.
- D’Angelo’s Voodoo by Faith Pennick, 33 1/3 Series, 2020.
- 24-Carat Black's Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth by Zach Schonfeld, 33 1/3 Series, 2020.
FILMS & SERIES
FILMS & SERIES
- Standing in the Shadows of Motown, dir. Paul Justman, 2002. 1h 56m.
- Wheedle's Groove, dir. Jennifer Maas, 2009. 1h 26m.
- Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth, dir. Philip Di Fiore, 2005. 29m.
- Thunder Soul, dir. Mark Landsman, 2010. 1h 24m.
- Finding the Funk, dir. Nelson George, 2013. 1h 30m.
- Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, dir. Alex Gibney, 2014. 2h 10m.
- Get on Up, dir. Tate Taylor, 2014. 2h 19m.
- The Story of Funk: One Nation Under a Groove, dir. James Hale, 2014. 1h.
- “Bernie Worrell on Parliament-Funkadelic, Synthesizers and P-Funk by Red Bull Music Academy,” May 2015. 2h 16m.
- Betty – They Say I’m Different, dir. Philip Cox, 2017. 55m.
- "Tales From the Land of Funk: Dayton, Ohio and African American Funk Bands in the 1970s" Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University by Scot Brown, April 2017. 1h 19m.
- “Funkology: A Conversation with Bootsy Collins” at UCLA Fowler Museum, hosted by Scot Brown, January 2018. 40m.
- “Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus” Season 2, 2018. 30m Episodes.
- Sound Field: How James Brown Invented Funk by PBS, January 2019. 8m.
- Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James, dir. Sacha Jenkins, 2021. 1h 51m.
- “Coming to Terms With the Legacy of Rick James” by Candice Frederick, The New York Times, September 2021.
- “Dayton Street Funk: The Layering of Multiple Identities” by Portia K. Maultsby, The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Musicology, December 2009.
- “Groove Theory: A Vamp on the Epistemology of Funk” by Tony Bolden, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “She Was Too Black for Rock and Too Hard for Soul”: (Re)discovering the Musical Career of Betty Mabry Davis” by Cheryl L. Keyes, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “The Feminist Funk Power of Betty Davis and Renee Stout” by Nikki Greene, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Labelle: Funk, Feminism and the politics of Flight and Fight” by Francesca Royster, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “The Blues/Funk Futurism of Roger Troutman” by Scot Brown, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.“
- ‘Chameleon’ Meets Soul Train: Herbie, James, Michael, Damita Jo, and Jazz-Funk” by Steven Pond, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Exploring the Funkadelic Aesthetic: Intertextuality and Cosmic Philosophizing in Funkadelic’s Album Covers and Liner Notes” by Amy Wright, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Belief in Lyric” by Aldon Nielsen, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Diggin’ You Like Those Ol’ Soul Records: Meshell Ndegeocello and the Expanding Definition of Funk in Post Soul America” by Tammy L. Kernodle, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Beyond Keeping it Real: OutKast, the Funk Connection, and Afrofuturism” by Howard Rambsy, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Now We Want Our Funk Cut: Janelle Monáe's Neo-Afrofuturism” by Daylanne English & Alvin Kim, The American Studies Journal, Vol. 52 No. 4, 2013.
- “Rise of the Funky Divas” by Michael A. Gonzales, EBONY, August 2013.
- “Origin Stories: The Neptunes” by Chris Williams, RBMA, April 2015.
- “DJ Soul Sister: New Orleans’ Rare Groove Royalty” by Alison Fensterstock, RBMA, September 2017.
- “The Artful, Erotic, and Still Misunderstood Funk of Betty Davis” by Emily J. Lordi, The New Yorker, May 2018.
- “Go-go music and gentrification in Washington, DC” by Natalie Hopkinson, Slate, April 2019.
- “The Empire Strikes Back: “Atomic Dog” and the Rebirth of Parliament-Funkadelic in the Early 1980s” by Melissa A. Weber a.k.a. DJ Soul Sister, RBMA Daily, May 2019.
- And the Funk Still Lingers On: Chaka Khan’s 1982 Eponymous Masterpiece by Brandon Ousley, June 2019.
- “Funk Lessons in Sonic Solitude (on Joi)” by DJ Lynnée Denise, Longreads, April 2020.
- “Before & After Funkadelic's 'Maggot Brain'” by Christopher R. Weingarten, prod. by Aliza Aufrichtig, The New York Times, July 2021.
PODCASTS & RADIO
PODCASTS & RADIO
- "Mayer Hawthorne on Parliament’s “The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein” (1976)" by Heat Rocks, January 2019. 45m.
- "The Art of Sampling #1, James Brown’s “In the Jungle Groove” (1984)" by Heat Rocks, April 2019. 40m.
- "Adeline on Chaka Khan’s “Naughty” (1980)" by Heat Rocks, July 2020. 49m.
- "DJ Soul Sister on The Meters’ “Rejuvenation” (1974)" by Heat Rocks, January 2021. 53 mins.
- “Stank! with DJ Tequesta” by DJ Tequesta. Season 1, October 2020.