David Bowie: Father Of The Sleng Teng Riddim

12 01 2016

excellent article, bien vu !!

So come on, come on, we’ve really got a good thing going
Well come on, well come on if you think we’re gonna make it
You better hang on to yourself
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David Bowie has died, and the Internet is awash with praise for the man and his music, and rightfully so. Bowie cast a shadow over late 20th century music and pop culture so large, that’s hard to put it properly in perspective.  Of course, there are one or two wingnuts and sourpusses that want to transgressively call the man’s status into question or say his music wasn’t that good anyway.

Since arguing with trolls is a surefire waste of time, I won’t bother to make some laundry list of the man’s accomplishments. Instead I’ll just use one small example as a way to show the extent of his influence on 20th century music.

For fans of Jamaican music, the song « Under Mi Sleng Teng » by Wayne Smith, which came out in 1985, was a line in the sand: the end of the roots reggae era and the beginning of the…

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ARE-H [Cool Karma Prod], selecta & beatmaker !

6 01 2013

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Selecta – Beatmaker – Mix-tape dealer
Reggae – Dancehall – HipHop

 Co-fondateur et Selecta du Take it Easy Sound en 2008, co animateur avec Sy Val sur RCOM FM, Are-H continue son chemin désormais sous la bannière du Cool Karma Sound, un changement de nom et de partenaire mais toujours la même vibes !
Un bon riddim tourne en ce moment, le Koulou riddim, crée en hommage à son ami Kevin aka Koulou décédé en 2011 et repris par de nombreux singers, jamaicains et africains : Je mets le lien !

Pour suivre ses actualités, les soirées, etc… c’est là :
https://www.facebook.com/selecta.areh

Un petit Mix ? Free download link :
http://www.mediafire.com/?9rdpj6yy2yzruwb

Prochaine soirée le 9 février, Bar de la Plaine, Marseille « Strickly Vynil » avec Chakanimator

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