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    Ten Great Songs from the 50s

    Saturday, August 7th, 2010

    The decade that popular music began is largely forgotten today; unless it is considered for the Grammy Hall of Fame award. Deemed as “your parent’s music”, the croons of the 50’s are difficult if not impossible to find on your local radio band in 2010. Having something to do with this might be the fact […]

    Sampling From the Past: A Look at Using Old Records to Create New Music

    Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

    The phrase “There’s nothing new under the sun” is just as applicable to music as it is anything else. And while many scholars have defined originality as something new and never seen before, allow me to play devil’s advocate for a moment. Consider the U.S. patent system and their methods for determining whether an item […]

    The Life and Death of Hiphop Beatdigging

    Monday, February 1st, 2010

    Early Hiphop: The Inception The place: Bronx, NY. The year: 1973. Gang wars were in full swing, crime was rampant, and a man named Kevin Donovan, member of the Black Spades gang, made somewhat of a mecca to the nation of Africa.