yes and the ethnomusicologist (Hugo Zemp) acted like he had permission to record songs and release them to the world. And lots of musicians act like they have permission to make use of things they hear and encounter in music. And lots of scholars, journalists, fans, and marketing executives...
What ho, checking in after a long dissensus break to share some of my favorite ethno pieces:
"Midnight at the Barrelhouse: Why Ethnomusicology Matters Now" is a kick-ass piece (short), transcription of a talk he gave. It's on JSTOR but (RIP Aaron Swartz) I'll just post link here
In it he goes...
ripley's latest: juke jungle booty crunk dubcore etc.. "Bass, Wobs & Zaps"
Hello all. I've been playing around with integrating juke into my live sets for a while, and finally got around to memorializing that in a mix, as usual, torn apart and reconstituted with lots of other bootyshaking beats...
Savageminds (a rather interesting anthro blog) criticized both of Diamonds books.
Crooked Timber's take on it: http://crookedtimber.org/2009/05/19/diamonds-vengeance/
I'm rather more sympathetic to Savageminds' critiques than the CT people are, as well.
dubsteppish non-londoners I like:
Taal Mala out of Canada.
DZ I think originally from Canada now in SF (?)
Sub Swara (NY)
Ghosthack (Germany somewhere I think?)
Kush Arora (San Fran)
and for non-london UK, how about Gizmode from bristol...
Hello folks. I forgot to post about this before I played in Newcastle, but there are still chances for Aussies to catch a ripley set:
Brisbane, this Wednesday the 7th with the Scuba Tank crew, at the 320 club.
Melbourne, Friday Oct 9 at Roxanne Lounge see info here -->...
I've been here six months and I have yet to see a single sound playing vinyl except one vintage rocksteady DJ who has his own distro & pressing plant.
Ramping Shop is a wicked wicked tune, for sure! creepy robot sex music..
Unlikely to find it on vinyl internationally, because EMI (I think...
Oh if it can be more than just a name in the title:
What's so great about Cassavetes - Bikini Kill
Thurston Hearts The Who - Bikini Kill
Al Capone - Prince Buster
Brother Noah - Shadows
Ode To Billy Joe - Tommy McCook & the Supersonics
a lot of Obama songs
Black Man in the White House -...
Richard Cory - Simon & Garfunkel
Patrick Ewing - Rustie
Clint Eastwood - Gorillaz
Mr. Jones - Mike Jones
FDR Jones - Ella Fitzgerald
Mr. President - Lee Perry/The Heptones
John the Revelator - blind willie johnson (lots of blues & gospel with biblical names)
lots of songs on Selassie of course