It’s the end of the week, you did your time and just want to go home and start the party. You’ve still got a little retro-vibe lingering from #ThrowbackThursday, what’s that perfect thing you need to bring you into the weekend? Funk of course. The feel-good melodies and deep bass lines hit that sweet spot that give you a little juice to start the weekend on a high note.

A funk favorite of ours is Good Times by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers. It’s hard to fight the urge to get up at your cubicle and start dancing as soon as you hear those symbolic three note chords. Check out his performance at EXIT 2013:

Now it’s time to grab your guitar and learn how to play the lick here from TrueFire educator Chris Buono:

If you can’t get enough Funk and want more from Buono, he has a new Focus On: Funk course coming out April 24th, 2015. If you pre-order now you can save 15% with promo code FUNK15. Check out the introduction below: