Who Dat? This week, we laud the ingenuity, passion, talent and sheer determination that created Hip Hop. These young and poor musicians took what they had and started an entire new genre of music.
We pay tribute on this episode to some amazing hiphop as well as the fresh funk and soul that laid the foundation. As often happens, money is impeding creativity. Sampling has been a hot issue in hip hop since the beginning and that has changed the face of hip hop creation.
She broke it down with the history of sampling, the legal barriers and ramifications and her predictions on the future of the music we hold near and dear to our hearts.
So sit back and ride with us through time. Leave a comment. Posted in BlogrollBreaksHiphop. It is surprising how similar music and food are. Both satisfy our hunger for nourishment, albeit in different ways. It could be said that hunger satiates pangs of a physical emptiness while as music enriches and fills out feelings of spiritual yearning.
Although on the counter argument, music can inspire the body to get down just as easily as food can make your soul float up or root down to celestial heavens.
So for this episode, the Sanguine fam decided to pay tribute to the wonderfully delicious sounds of food inspired jams. We jump it all off discussing the spreading phenomenon across San Francisco of food carts, serving up reasonably priced pastries and curry dishes and so much more for local denizens of the Mission district.
Seduced by the sound of such tasty cakes, Aisha scouts out the creme brulee cart and brings back some patrons to get personal with their love for the cuisine revolution on the streets. Honey Knuckles and myself Z-Note cook up a five-course meal made of the finest sonic ingredients. The food frequency resonates with some monster jams to satiate your eardrum hunger.
After all, food goes pretty far in its metaphorical prowess. I recommend filling up on this sound spectrum to some soul food, whatever those two words might mean to you! The breakers displayed their dedication by risking injury and dancing in the rainimpromtu emcee cyphers formed, and the turnout was amazing despite the rain. A testament Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) - Sergio Mendes* - Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) (Vinyl) what hip hop is all about: having fun and showing love for the art of community.
Posted in BlogrollBreaksHiphopRock. Bundled up, we loaded up the car with our equipment and trekked to the Pirate Cat radio Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) - Sergio Mendes* - Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) (Vinyl).
We reminisced about those few precious days by warming up the station and cafe with some sweet, sticky bass slaps and rollerspacin boogie beats. To appease our appetite for boogie funk, each DJ brought their own tangy special recipe to create a delicious array at our sanguine table.
Last Saturday between the indigo hours of eight to ten, the Sanguine Sunday crew Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) - Sergio Mendes* - Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) (Vinyl) a landmark moment in our evolution. We pushed our first live show on the longest running independent based radio station in San Francisco, Pirate Cat Radio. Magnus Sandberg - Island Knockin'. The track was written, produced and performed by me, with electric sitar and 6-string bass played by Milt Reder, from the band Four Piece Suit.
Two brothers from a small logging town in southern Oregon. Mostly because, it was something that we liked and could find easily in 2nd hand bins. Bongo avenger was our first attempt at putting together an exotica type track. Up until that point we had only collaborated Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) - Sergio Mendes* - Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) (Vinyl) various wall of noise experiments.
Combining tape loops, with synthesizers and heavily distorted guitars. Marble - Wah Factor 3 This is a solo recording where I handle the entire process from composition to final mix and post-production. I was sifting through tapes, lp's and CD's of things I've done over the years going back to the mid '70's when it struck me that here was an ideal opportunity to stick my neck out and make something new.
In my corner of the lounge room all that is left of my studio after the arrival of children I fired up my 'puter, dusted off my creative brain and set to work. This version of Eden Ahbez's "Nature Boy" includes dialogue sampled from the movie "Silent Running" in which Bruce Dern portrays a 21st Century nature boy facing the seemingly hopeless task of saving the Earth's last forest stranded on a huge greenhouse in space millions of miles from home. Their musical tastes are as varied as their musical output.
It will most likely appear on the next Tipsy album. It was recorded September 1st, on a cheap four-track tape recorder using an Audio Technica instrument microphone. Vocals by Delmar deWilde. Percussion instruments don't play a secondary role. They are, part and parcel, smoothly Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) - Sergio Mendes* - Voo Doo (Special Remixed Version) (Vinyl) into the exciting provocative whole.
Here's music — no gimmicks — but exotic, glittering melodies that throb with the beat of the drums. You'll hear a sparkling blend of piano, vibes, bass, accordion, harp, reeds, woodwinds, 17 different percussion instruments, digital loops, and plug-ins. This is a spectacular array of unique sounds and truly different rhythms. Mixologist err, I mean remixer Jack Fetterman, with the assistance of The in Hi-Fi Music Direction, explores the recorded work of maestro, Les Baxter's 'Acapulco' for a special DJ engagement honoring, ironically, the demise of the fabulous Kahiki tiki restaurant, formerly in Columbus, Ohio, August 26, Der Plan - Jungle Village The song "Jungle Village"was made using only equipment that was available in when the band started, or to be more precise, even before, when it was still known under the name of Weltaufstandsplan.
The cosmic principle of simplicity, in fact principle 2b of all cosmic principles or according to Krishnamurti: "Just look at the tree, see the tree, be the tree"set tight limits for the production of this piece of music.
Single notes that failed to fit to this principle were unmercifully ruled out and had no chance to get into the final mix. The out-sorted notes were collected and given to the National Music Hospital in Ubud, Indonesia, to be used in the production of new music.
It was a gift in return for the field recordings used in Jungle Village, that were collected in the misty forest mountains of central Lombok during an expedition in Most of the out-notes have already been included in a new piece of Gamelan music and are played now to happy tourists in Bali.
This Misty Roses version was conceived in late and recorded in early Among other more familiar samples, it includes sounds from 50s Russian pop and language tuition records. Sem Sinatra - Toryansay I was given a stack of children's records about a year ago at a flea market I regularly go to. One of them was a version of this song, a traditional song. The title means "Please pass".
It's about going to a temple to get a blessing for a child's 7th birthday. A friend here told me that the line "iki wa yoi yoi, kaeri wa kowai going there is fine, coming back is scary " always scared her when she heard it as a child. About a year later I realized that a lot of pedestrian crossings in Osaka use this music so I decided to go and record the music from the pedestrian crossing and sing along with it. It seemed like it needed to be done. Don't ask why. I did all the recording this month September The street recording was done one drizzly night on Midosuji, a busy road in central Osaka.
The Conga Room reopened in December at L. Jesse Cook has been making major waves since his March release, of "Frontiers. He also proves to be a home-town favorite. Jesse Cook has been known to blend African percussion, Cajun accordion and pop vocals with his own rumba flamenco style to create a breathtaking, multi-textured global hybrid.
It is this experimentation and sound that clearly connected with Acoustic Guitar's audience. Those players recognized Cook as one of the Best Flamenco Guitarist for To be included with these amazing artists represents just how far Cook has come. Left in the hands of these three gentlemen, inspiring flamenco music will continue to span the globe.
As if that weren't enough, awareness of Jesse Cook's sound heads to the White House in the form of a Presidential Playlist! Canadian citizens have been voting over the last two weeks to help choose 49 pieces of music that best represents who Canada is -- "the top 49 songs from north of the 49th parallel" that best define the country, especially given the depth of the musical offerings -- spanning a wide variety of genres and representing the culture from coast to coast to coast.
The success of Cook's latest album, "Frontiers," has been incredible. It has remained in the Top 10 of Billboard's New Age chart for 46 weeks, and spent several weeks at 1. The radio story is just as impressive.
Cook plans on releasing a new studio album in Autumn '09 on E1 Music. When not touring, he is in the studio working on tracks for this new release. The DVD program, released worldwide on March 9,was filmed at the O2 Arena, in London, England, over two nights, September 30 and October 1,before a rapturous audience of 15, each night.
The concerts were part of the first Stevie Wonder world tour in over a decade which soldtickets in the UK alone. Blue laser disc reader technology provides unparalleled picture quality at i as well as pure and uncompressed 5. He has won 22 Grammy Awards sincewhen Innervisions won Album of the Year, among his first four Grammys that year. His million selling double album Songs in the Key of Life was the first album by an American artist to debut at No. At age 58, Stevie Wonder remains among the most visionary, influential and admired of singers, songwriters, musicians and producers in the history of American music.
Thursday, February 12, DR. John aka Mac Rebennack, Jr. He was recently signed to the Savoy Label Group's Records which released the this homage to his hometown of New Orleans. This is Dr. John's 5th Grammy Award overall having won the award in, and John fuses the blues, funk and soul in his distinctive and irrepressible swamp-voodoo style and comes up with a bold and heartfelt homage to his hometown in response to the tragedy that is post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans.
Noted SLG President, Steve Vining: "It's an elegant, elegiac and angry collection of songs that mark a career highlight -- we're thrilled for Mac and his Grammy win and the chance to have been a part of such a powerful project. This is a record I just could not not do. I couldn't have lived with myself if I didn't make this record. Wednesday, February 11, ASA. Recorded during a 6-week period in Lagos inAsa went into the studio with Cobhams Emmanuel Asuquo, a well known blind Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, to record the album.
Returning to Paris to test her new songs on the French music scene, her first singles started getting airplay in Nigeria. Featuring impeccable percussion, a funky Hammond organ, reggae-infused bass and contributions from celebrity flautist Magic Malik, Asa is an impressive collection of melodic songs.
The standout song "Jailer" is about the irony of oppression, while the most candid and politically charged song of the album, "Fire On The Mountain," is about an ignorant and indifferent world, commenting on the conflicts we neglect and the disparity on our doorstep that goes unnoticed. It seems there is no better time for Asa to take her place on the world stage.
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