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Google 11/22/2018 10:34:16 AM

5 Reasons Kraftwerk Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Ultimate Classic Rock


Ultimate Classic Rock

5 Reasons Kraftwerk Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Ultimate Classic Rock
... members of the band, have even made their own electronic drums and vocoder. Their 1977 song “Trans Europe Express” served as the basis for one of hip-hop's most formative tracks, Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force's 1982 single “Planet Rock.” ...

Google 11/17/2018 2:23:51 PM

A Brief History of House Pop, Inspired by Robyn's Honey - Pitchfork


A Brief History of House Pop, Inspired by Robyn's Honey
Pitchfork
Robyn often nods to this philosophy in her yearning alt-pop anthems, but her new album Honey homes in on more specific sonic references to house music. “Between the Lines” features bouncy house chords, “Send to Robin ..... helped push the acid house ...

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Google 11/5/2018 7:57:08 PM

The Best Hip-Hop Producer Alive, Every Year Since 1979 - Complex


Complex

The Best Hip-Hop Producer Alive, Every Year Since 1979
Complex
The following year, Baker put his mark on hip-hop in the form of “Planet Rock,” a song he produced for Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force. The track—which saw the Universal Zulu Nation founder urging listeners to the dance floor over an ...

Google 10/23/2018 4:02:46 PM

Electronic Beat Empire: Inside Ice-T's New EDM Label - Rolling Stone


Rolling Stone

Electronic Beat Empire: Inside Ice-T's New EDM Label
Rolling Stone
Afrika Islam: It would be Kraftwerk and [their 1977 song] “Trans-Europe Express,” and transforming what we heard from the Germans and putting that hip-hop twist into [Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force's 1982 song] “Planet Rock.” After “Planet Rock ...

Google 10/18/2018 2:22:34 PM

Massive tunes you'll hear differently when you know who they sampled - BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Massive tunes you'll hear differently when you know who they sampled
BBC Sport
Pioneering Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa was famous for including songs like Mary, Mary by The Monkees in his sets and he also interpolated Kraftwerk's Trans Europe Express on Planet Rock, the legendary 1982 song he released with his group Soulsonic ...

Google 9/28/2018 12:59:40 PM

How Tommy Boy Music helped shape the history of hip-hop - Red Bull


Red Bull

How Tommy Boy Music helped shape the history of hip-hop
Red Bull
Though Tommy Boy is often overlooked among such lists of pioneering labels, from spearheading the combination of hip hop and electro with Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force's Planet Rock, getting political with the Malcom X/Keith LeBlanc single No ...

Google 9/24/2018 7:19:58 AM

Playlist: We asked Johnny Irion: What's your favorite song? - Berkshire Eagle


Berkshire Eagle

Playlist: We asked Johnny Irion: What's your favorite song?
Berkshire Eagle
Johnny Irion is one of Berkshire County's foremost troubadours, and he's married to one (Sarah Lee Guthrie), too. The folk-rocker has been a regular at venues across the county for years; on Friday, Aug. 17, he'll play songs off of his new solo album ...

Google 8/10/2018 7:06:02 PM

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