CrowleyHead

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I mean, the cynicism of that disclaimer that "I UNDERSTAND AND CAN DETACH MY LOVE OF THIS 'POP SONG'" is weird, my guy. A choon is a choon is a choon.

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sadmanbarty

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Never denied it was a choon, nor did I say that the way it was made in anyway deteriorated my love for it. Just a fun little aside.
 

sadmanbarty

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2016 Pop Choon of the day 3. Rihanna- Work

This might actually be the last 2016 one I post for now. I can’t think of any other pop choons from 2016.

I haven’t been keeping up at all with dancehall this year, but I imagine this is still some of the best music to come out of the genre this year.

Drake’s bit is awful, but that goes without saying.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp9psZmAM_Y
 

Corpsey

call me big papa
Not feeling those Ariana Grande choons too much tbh but this isn't a thread for nitpicking and criticising, nor for division and infighting, which brings me neatly to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjVvh7wEDSQ

CE CE ROGERS - SOMEDAY (1987)

After acknowledging how profoundly depressing a week in the news its been, you feel like reaching either for bleak music, for confirmation, or optimistic music, for comfort. I'm inclined towards the latter, and Chicago house music has a lot of these 'we shall overcome' songs. It was a toss up between this and Sterling Void's 'Alright'.

Music isn't going to ever solve the world's problems, but it DOES unify people across cultures and countries, and there's a lot to be said for that.

NOTE: Currently I'm so bored at work that the 'Someday' I'm dreaming of is Saturday.
 
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sadmanbarty

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There's been some chat about 1993 tracks and whether they're jungle or not. This one's from 93, but I'd put it firmly in the hardcore camp. D-Force is an alias of Red Alert and Mike Slammer.

"You are for me and me is for you"

Something very painful about the italo-piano/ chipmunk vocal sections. It feels like the loss of a loved one.

The bass that comes in at 2.10 is calmly diabolic, like poison working its way through your blood stream. This is complemented by the hellish choir barking over the top.

The contrast between these two feels gives the impression that the badboy bravado is merely a front to disguise a broken-hearted, sentimental anguish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZPP5m5RNuo
 
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luka

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Slammin definitely more hardcore than jungle too and that piano!!!
 

droid

Beast of Burden
They flirted with darkside a bit, but definitely more hardcore - of the happy variety. Still going today actually.

This is their high jungle mark.

 

sadmanbarty

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Really like that one Corpsey. Can you point me in the direction of anything similar. The bass sound's a big plus.
 

CrowleyHead

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