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Shuffle

My iPod was on shuffle in my car the other day. A distinctive opening beat made me smile. It had been a while since I had heard “Hot Child in the City”: 25 more words

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Cover design for Disappears Low reinterpretation

When the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announced that as part of their hosting Bowie Is, the David Bowie retrospective, they’d be offering area music acts to perform Bowie music (in this case, an entire album) in their Edlis Neeson Theater, November 11’s presentation of… 965 more words

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Eleven Days of Bass

The Four Mints were a wonderful Columbus, Ohio soul/funk four piece in the early Seventies bristling with hooks and irresistibly infectious instrumentation. A massive hit eluded them, and if it wasn’t for the wonderful Numero Group releasing their 1973… 245 more words

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TWELVE DAYS OF BASS

Buttressing yesterday’s post of the Swans masterful ‘A Little God in My Hands’, I thought it’d be fun to highlight the bass work in another track of what I call ‘angry white guy funk’ genre. 232 more words

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Thirteen Days of Bass

After seeing the magnificent Swans live for a second time this past weekend, I was reminded that any collection on the importance of bass in a (pop) song should probably contain at least a passing reference to a band so indebted and embracing of the deep sonic qualities afforded by the four-string. 155 more words

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The Rise Of Madonna!

I don’t know what everyone else was doing whilst the Annually displayed BRIT Awards was on but Madonna, Had been psyching herself up to premier her single ‘Living for Love’. 178 more words

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