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sadmanbarty
08-04-2016, 11:16 AM
From what I can tell Flex combines dancehall samples and rhythms with Litefeet/ Jersey Club-style sample snippets.

http://pitchfork.com/features/article/9864-flex-tunes-brooklyns-own-dance-music/

luka
08-04-2016, 11:33 AM
Thought it was going to he awful but actually not bad I like the earthquake one

luka
08-04-2016, 11:35 AM
Listening to dancehall yesterday and was feeling they are the Most advanced still. Just listening to busy signal and mentally comparing him to young thug and thinking rap has a Long way still to go

rubberdingyrapids
08-04-2016, 11:38 AM
most of the autotune stuff in rap sounds like what dancehall artists were doing quite a few years ago

droid
08-04-2016, 11:52 AM
Dancehall took autotune from hip hop and just ran with it.

luka
08-04-2016, 12:11 PM
TRVP meets dancehall lol

sadmanbarty
08-04-2016, 01:35 PM
Dancehall took autotune from hip hop and just ran with it.

Dancehall, Afrobeats and Bop use autotune in a far more psychedelic way than rap or pop does.

Corpsey
08-04-2016, 02:02 PM
Like it. These street-dancing cultures are the last great repositories of innovation in music these days, aren't they? (Saying that, they are musical forms which nick all sorts of ideas from rap/rnb/dancehall.) Juke, Bop, and now this...

Please post examples of the psychedelic use of autotune in dancehall.

I think in rap music there's still an expectation of being able to understand lyrics (no matter how simplistic) which sets limitations on auto-tune.

Young Thug is obviously pushing that to the limit, and has attracted all sorts of opprobium because of it.

Or perhaps it's just a more conservative genre than dancehall, which seems to be driven by this constant competitive and innovative imperative?

I would have instincitvely tied in autotune in rap with increased use of drugs (lean, xannies, etc.) - what is the drug use like in dancehall, I wonder?

Finally, it must be said that autotune, for most rappers, has simply opened up an avenue for them to sing without seeming like wussies.

rubberdingyrapids
08-04-2016, 02:08 PM
dancehall has a bit more playfulness, its more okay with being a bit humorous, than rap is for the most part

Corpsey
08-04-2016, 02:12 PM
That's true, although dancehall is also a very Macho genre, isn't it? I was going to say that young thug is getting called a faggot by a lot of rap fans for dressing so outlandishly, and it struck me that dancehall has always been notoriously homophobic, and yet I assume more extravagant dress is much more tolerated.

Anyway, very OT

luka
08-04-2016, 02:25 PM
checking out https://soundcloud.com/hitmakerchinx hes got a good remix of my favourite adele song.

luka
08-04-2016, 02:29 PM
alright its a shit remix but its my still my favourite adele song

sadmanbarty
08-04-2016, 02:41 PM
Like it. These street-dancing cultures are the last great repositories of innovation in music these days, aren't they? (Saying that, they are musical forms which nick all sorts of ideas from rap/rnb/dancehall.) Juke, Bop, and now this...

Please post examples of the psychedelic use of autotune in dancehall.



Completely agree with your first point.

Psychedelic is the wrong word, but I'd say this stuff sounds alien in comparison to the autotune in rap and pop (I'll have a think about some better examples):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAmlFhkiOl8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76iDeXrmcY4

This is some great psychadelic-autotune Afrobeats:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94cFx9Y7LQU&nohtml5=False

Corpsey
08-04-2016, 03:56 PM
Cheers Barty!

You're about the only dissensian left who's doing the proper dissensian thing of investigating semi-obscure new genres. SALUTE.

yyaldrin
08-04-2016, 06:26 PM
Alkaline maybe?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCVdOczBJ_c

luka
08-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Very TRVP

yyaldrin
08-04-2016, 06:29 PM
Also, I really love this tune. But maybe I'm offtopic now?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4zzdcNCeU4

yyaldrin
08-04-2016, 06:30 PM
Very TRVP

What is a TRVP?

yyaldrin
08-04-2016, 06:32 PM
I like this Ricky Blaze person.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbwQKExDAHo

yyaldrin
08-04-2016, 06:33 PM
No autotune in there tho. Well, I'm gone anyway. It's friday.

luka
08-04-2016, 07:28 PM
What is a TRVP?
flosstadamus whatever

sadmanbarty
08-04-2016, 07:38 PM
What is a TRVP?

EDM-style Trap.

sadmanbarty
08-04-2016, 07:43 PM
Cheers Barty!

You're about the only dissensian left who's doing the proper dissensian thing of investigating semi-obscure new genres. SALUTE.

mistersloane was the one who introduced me to Gqom and he was also the first to post about Trap Goth, so Iím not the only one doing it.

Funnily enough, I had decided to quit Dissensus for good the other day. Iíd initially joined thinking that thereíd be lots of us being very keen to find new music. Recently, Iíve felt like Dissensus was fairly reactionary musically (or at least not seeing innovation in the same music that I was). After reading the Pitchfork article I couldn't help but post it. The positive reaction to this stuff has changed my mind (at least for the time being).

luka
08-04-2016, 07:57 PM
I don't think we're especially reactionary but throwing a metaphorical dart at bandcamp accounts doesn't cut it

Slothrop
09-04-2016, 10:08 AM
Good, but I preferred his work with Bump.

mistersloane
11-04-2016, 03:32 AM
mistersloane was the one who introduced me to Gqom and he was also the first to post about Trap Goth, so Iím not the only one doing it.

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Thanks man, that's kind of you to namecheck me. I haven't got alot of time at the moment to listen to new stuff but hope to be able to soon.

sadmanbarty
15-04-2016, 11:36 PM
https://www.mixcloud.com/chinxdadon/flex-mix-vol-2/

https://www.mixcloud.com/chinxdadon/gypsy-sport-mix/

41 mins onwards:

https://soundcloud.com/dj-mungo/mungo-show-14-dj-aaron-hitmakerchinx-uninamise

jackjambie
23-04-2016, 06:58 PM
this is great. i really like flex already.

https://soundcloud.com/dj-aaron-the-mix-king/djaaron-stick-talk-tune-fdm

jackjambie
23-04-2016, 07:01 PM
this artwork is cracking me up.

https://i1.sndcdn.com/artworks-000105960618-80cou9-t500x500.jpg

so many fire tunes on this dj aaron dudes sc page...they're like all good.