MUS 17 - midterm.pdf - Midterm Winter 2019 PART 1 \u25cf U-Roy \u201cThe Tide Is High\u201d 1971 Trenchtown Jamaican The start The Paragons(original song

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Midterm - Winter 2019 PART 1 U-Roy “The Tide Is High” - 1971 - Trenchtown - Jamaican - The start - The Paragons (original song) - Intentionally leaving out vocals - Practice to include an instrumental version of a single as a B-side known as a version Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown - 1974 - Trenchtown - Dub - alteration to the original song - Changing the volume levels in a homemade effect - King Tubby - Recording the alterations live to a 2nd dubbing tape machine Eddie Kendricks - Keep on Truckin’ (Tom Moulton Mix) - 1973 - The Bronx - Disco 1970s (New York) - like hip hop was more of a social practice and context than musical style - Dance music in clubs - “Disco mix” - tapes where parts of a popular song that appeared to make the crowd move most - Repeated Grandmaster Flash - Live at the Audubon Ballroom, 1978 - The Bronx - Invented the crossfader - major advance in DJing that allowed the user to switch rapidly between two records - Melle Mel and Keith Cowboy - Keith - credited for inventing the phrase “Hip Hop” Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper’s Delight - 1979 - The Bronx - Hit - “Good Times” by Chic - 2 of Hip Hop’s enduring controversies - artistic integrity and authenticity - The first rap single and a huge hit, worldwide - A live band - usually hired by the record label’s in-house producer performed instrumental music, most often in a disco style, and the rapper performed on top - Downside - generally those involved with the production weren’t directly involved in hip hop culture Kurtis Blow - The Breaks - 1980 - The Bronx - Born in 1959, a disco DJ from Harlem - First rapper to sign a record contract with a major label Busy Bee vs Kool Moe Dee at Harlem World, 1981 - The Bronx
- A time where rappers became the primary attraction at DJ parties, and rap battles became popular Afrika Bambaata and Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock - 1982 - The Bronx - Bambaata - leader of the notorious Black Spades gang which was rumoured to have been involved in the death of Black Benjie - Eclectic taste in music led to an interest in electronic pop and alongside producer Arthur Baker introduced synthesizers into the Hip Hop scene including the now iconic Roland TR-808 -

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