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Flea: Funk, Punk, Rock, Slap, Interview

Taken from a VHS tape released in 1999, here’s Flea with River Phoenix, discussing the techniques and influences behind the bassist’s unique style. Funk, punk, rock, super fast slap (and slower versions)… it is all here.

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Great playing by Flea, but sort of seems a bit “wasted”.
Also, weird seeing River Phoenix in a vid from 1999. Must have been recorded around the time of BloodSugarSexMagic.



Wish the video quality was better. River’s hair looks like it did in the Thing Called Love.