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Digital Age • Sampling • Distribution (mp3 format) • Portable Media Players • Home Studios • The Internet
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Digital Age • Sampling / mashups • Girl Talk, “Bounce That” (2006)
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Musical Hybrids Mixture of two or more musical styles • Cuts across various musical/cultural boundaries • Common throughout American pop music history Increasing with globalization and technological advances • Leads to further market expansion • Variety of “world music” collaborations • Cross-cultural collaborations produce gains+challenges
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M.I.A. “Paper Planes” (2007) Mathangi Arulpragasam (b. 1977) • London / Sri Lanka Hybrid: hip hop patchwork, including song by The Clash, kids’ voices, gun shots Lyrics: Surviving modern immigrant life Sampled for “Swagga Like Us” (2008)
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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948–1997) qawwali singer from Pakistan qawwali : Sufi devotional music that includes religious texts and virtuosic improvisation leading performer, who also introduced new lyrics + modern instruments and also collaborated with foreign musicians
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Eddie Vedder (b. 1966
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Unformatted text preview: ) Lead singer for rock band Pearl Jam The Face of Love (1996) South Asian percussion instruments Harmonium (droning sound, lower right) Acoustic guitar Urdu + English vocals Secular/sacred lyrical mixture Appropriateness? Gains? Challenges? The Face of Love (1996) Jeena kaisa Pyar bina [What is life without love] Is Duniya Mein Aaye ho to [Now that you have come to this world] Ek Duje se pyar kao [Love each other, one another] Look in the eyes of the face of love Look in her eyes, oh, there is peace No, nothing dies within pure light Only one hour of this pure love To last a life of thirty years Only one hour, so come and go Radiohead, Idioteque (2000) Guitar-centric rock band turns to hybrid involving technology + avant-garde spare electronic beats samples avant-garde 1973 computer music from Paul Lansky (below) apocalyptic, fragmentary lyrics We're not scaremongering This is really happening Happening Mobiles quirking Mobiles chirping Take the money and run...
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