Both this video and the song itself offer a really powerful look at commonly adopted stereotypes associated with young black men. It's a bit dated in some respects, but there is an eerie omnipresence about the messages it contains. Sometimes it's good to wonder just how far we've really come.
With regards to the music, Living Colour's Vernon Reid remains one of the most impressive and skillful guitarists ever to adopt the instrument. Behind the breakbeats, you can find evidence of his mastery all through this song.
The news of a new solo album from Aimee Mann has us very excited here at Loudersoft. The album promises to be more stripped down and back-to-basics laden, a "return to form" after the concept albums The Forgotten Arm and her Christmas CD One More Drifter In The Snow. Among her appearances this year, she'll be playing Bonnaroo, and we definitely look forward to catching her live.
Aimee Mann - Thirty One Today
Aimee Mann On Tour
June 2 Los Angeles, CA ...
This is straight from Waste unedited -- remixers grab your Abletons and get ready.
To celebrate this week's single release (we still have those in England) Radiohead have broken up the song 'Nude' into pieces for you to remix.
For those of you who enjoy this sort of thing, you can buy the separate components or 'stems' (bass, voice, guitar, strings/FX and drums) and remix your own version of the song. You can do this by adding your own beats and instrumentation or just remixing the original parts. More information here: http://www.radioheadremix.com/information/
You can buy the stems here: http://www.radioheadremix.com/buy/
You can upload your finished ...
If you know about the various houses left in the wake of this bloke named Jack, you must have been to the house Mark Farina built. His Mushroom Jazz series is the stuff of legend, but on the tremendously promising new effort Fabric 40: Mark Farina, we see Farina elegantly returning to the house he started building at his core -- the one built during his early residency at famed Chicago underage hotspot Medusa; the years digging for vinyl at Gramaphone, all the while rubbing elbows with masters of the Chicago house music scene -- Derrick Carter, Ralphie Rosario, ...
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