Tag: history

Relive 1959, The Golden Year of Jazz, In A New Photoblog Project

Jazz

Jazz fan Natalie Weiner launched a blog called The 1959 Project with day-to-day looks at the genre’s most famous year. When...

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Madlib, The Afro-Modernist​

Hip Hop

Modernism might have a white visage but Madlib’s brand of afro-modernism shouldn’t be overlooked. Film director James...

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The Etymology of Sampling #2 – The Loop

Hip Hop

In our next edition of The Etymology of Sampling, we will be looking at the word “loop”. The term has many meanings outside of sampling...

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New Crowdfund To Pay “Compensation” For The Amen Break

Sampling

It’s the most famous drum break in the history of recorded sound and like most old samples, none of the musicians involved have...

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VIDEO: B+ Previews His Upcoming Book, “Ghostnotes”

Music

Legendary photographer Brian Cross aka B+ drops a little video preview of his new book, Ghostnotes. Clear your coffee table because...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Pump Up the Volume – The History of House Music

Music

Upon Frankie Knuckles sad passing, this week’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to the genre he fathered in documentary series Pump Up...

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