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1

Love to love you baby

Donna Summer
Lush sounds, slow disco music
1970
European style to america
4 on the floor
synthesizer

2

Changes in Hip Hop

Mc to Dj
Turntablism becomes a separate art
Marketed as black music, squeezes out puerto ricans
Lyrics more elaborate

3

Guns of Navarrone

Ska---> lead to hip hop
1964
From jazz and hip hip
Swing band
Hollywood melody
accented off in horn section
sharp off beat = ska

4

The harder they come

Jimmy Cliff
Soundtrack from hit movie
Put reggae on the map outside of Jamaica
moderate temp
strong beats on guitar
gospel influence
resistance from oppression

5

Raggae

Guitar, drums, organ, bass, piano
Polyrythmic
One drop: 1st beat dropped in bass drum, heavy emphasis on 3rd beat

6

Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

-Paul Simon
-Iscathimic singing
-Bright Timbre on guitar

7

You can call me Al

-Bassline/ esicathiyma riffs
-guitar timbre
-autobiographical verses
-electric manipulation of SA recordings

8

Smoke on the Water

Deep Purple
1972
classically trained like led Zeppelin
Link progressive rock with heavy metal
Heavy metal b/c:
-studio produced timbre
-rich bass
-simplicity more like punk
-power chords
-pushing boundaries of electric guitar

9

Jump

Val Halen
1984
dutch
classical piano
guitar tech. was head turning, helped expand fan base for heavy metal beyond subculture following for heavy metal beyond subculture following
-2nd brit invasion

10

Johnny Be Goode

Judas Priest
Orignal is Chuck Berry
-Distortion, screaming vocals, power chords, some new sections and chords to complicate the form of the original
-Heavy Metal

11

Smells like Teen Spirit

-Nirvana
-Seattle sub pop label then DGC label
-Alternative rock associated with independent label and aversion to mainstream
-heavy metal timbre w/ changes in texture and mood
-song writing craft of beatles
lack of solo guitar virtuosic makes in Grunge
DIY punk influenced

12

Wicked inna Bed

Shabba Ranks
1989
Jamacian Dance Hall DJs making Riddims w/ digital recording, instead of remixing songs
-called reggamuffin - vocals and Jamaican slang
-Dropping in and our of bass line represents carry over of dun aesthetic in to dance hall - effective when played loud

13

King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown

1976
remix of jacob miller
echos, vocals fragmented, and dropped out and new sounds/ instruments overlaid
remixes in real time to make dub version so its new and orginal but using the master tape so still making profit
-dub slow spacey sounds and beats

14

Fight the Power

visible proponents of a radical, black nationalist hip hop tinge
the group produced layered dense rhythms, samples and loops, creating sonic textures not heard before in rap music