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Alfonia Tims and His Flying Tigers

  • Future Funk/Uncut! [ROIR, 1982] B-

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Future Funk/Uncut! [ROIR, 1982]
Tims' guitar, uncommonly lyrical in a style where chop and slash has become a convention makes the funk-here-ska-there modality-somewhere else excursions seem comfortable enough. But not only can't he sing, he can barely chant, and the dull sound that plagues ROIR tapes deadens any compensatory bass-and-drums thrust. B-