Friends of Earth where an obscure Japanese electro band active in the mid 1980's. Their 1987 ep, "Sex, Energy and Star", featured the godfather himself, James Brown, along side Maceo Parker on the sax, covering his classic jam, "Sex Machine". I recently rediscovered this one in my library and new immediately I had to give it the re-rub. The tempo has been bumped up slightly and a fat 4/4 909 kick has been added to propel the groove forward (the original seemed to plod along, imo). Some additional percussion has been added and sections have been edited to suit my taste. Enjoy!
As always, if you like the sound and are unfamiliar with the original, do yourself a favor (and the artist) and track down a copy. Although in this case that may prove exceedingly difficult!
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