Attack of the Killer Track! is a series that explores tracks from artists from a variety of genres. Some of the tracks were singles, some of them were obscure b-sides or long forgotten album tracks. 291 more words
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While the exact moment “hip hop” became an official genre of music can be debated until Tupac’s murder is solved, there is a widely-held legend that traces the birth back to a party on August 11, 1973 at Sedgwick Ave and Cedar Park in the Bronx, New York. 493 more words
808 is an inspirational story of the Roland TR808 drum machine and how its ground-shaking beats changed the musical world.
Its sound transcends countries and musical genres, in turn inspiring countless artists and producers, giving them an iconic sound from which to build upon. 69 more words
Whiplash – the debut film by writer/director Damien Chazelle released in Europe this past month to rave reviews and overwhelming critical acclaim – centers around a young jazz drumming student, Andrew Nieman (played by Miles Teller) and his volatile relationship with respected teacher and band leader Terrence Fletcher (portrayed by J.K. 408 more words
“This is the record collection that invented Hip-Hop”
I figure that if I want to know about music, Hip-Hop as a culture and DJing that I’d start out by studying one of the originators. 81 more words