Category: Music

The Music I Post

November 15, 2018 /

For a Das EFX post, I briefly considered working in an “-iggedy” into every line but I can’t be arsed to do so and you should be happy about that.

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November 8, 2018 /
November 1, 2018 /

E.S.G. most definitely left their mark on popular music.

An acronym which stands for Emerald Sapphire & Gold, E.S.G.

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October 17, 2018 /

I’m just here to say y’all need to put some respect on Sade‘s name!

Sade (pronounced, Sha-DAY) is one group that earns their praise but one whom I find are somewhat overlooked when it comes to discussion of top-tier R&B acts.

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September 27, 2018 /

DJ Shadow‘s debut Endtroducing… is a masterpiece, one of the greatest instrumental records ever made.

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September 20, 2018 /

I can’t listen to this without feeling a tightness in my chest.

The death of Mac Miller two weeks ago was a real shock.

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September 6, 2018 /

Now here’s a gem.

Alright, so backstory. In 1986 hip-hop was transitioning from a fad into a cultural and commercial juggernaut, and the Beastie Boys were there to push it over the edge.

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August 30, 2018 /

Obey gravity because it’s a must for you.

Da Bush Babees had a lot of potential.

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August 23, 2018 /

From his work in Freestyle Fellowship to Haiku D’Etat, I have respect for Aceyalone.

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August 9, 2018 /

I’m a Libra myself, but whatever…

Saxophonist Cannonball Adderley left an indelible mark on the world of jazz, playing with legends such as Ray Charles and Miles Davis (even playing on Davis’s legendary Kind of Blue and Milestones albums), teaching jazz at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (I lived near that school for a time), and later on as a bandleader in The Cannonball Adderley Quintet, which featured his brother, trumpeter Nat Adderley and other jazz heavyweights which included Yusef LateefJoe Zawinul, and Barry Harris.

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