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Alright people. My usually encyclopaedic knowledge of muzak is seriously lacking in this area. All I know is that lots of people whose musical opinions I respect are really into it.

So tell me about it. What should a beginner listen to? Will it improve my life in measurable ways? Why were Bauhaus in fear of it?
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boudicca wrote:Why were Bauhaus in fear of it?
in fear?
they are influenced a great deal by it I would say

but this is a good topic! I am willing to go up this road myself. :)
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me wanna SKA! :twisted:
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James Blast wrote:me wanna SKA! :twisted:
ska from de stille kempen ;D
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Jeeziz No Christophe!!!

when I see the words SKA! and Punk together, I reach for my gun :| :| :|
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christophe wrote:
boudicca wrote:Why were Bauhaus in fear of it?
in fear?
they are influenced a great deal by it I would say

but this is a good topic! I am willing to go up this road myself. :)
There was a Bauhaus song called "In Fear Of Dub"...


Anyway, Miss B, as far as dub goes, I'd like to say I know a bit, but I man in arms Missa Koen can probably direct you better-ways.

That said, if you want a pick of some of the best dubs I've got, jus' gimme a PM. ;)
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I guess "In fear of Dub" was just a funny name for a Dubbier version of "In fear of fear", as lots of echoing and stuff was going on.
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christophe wrote:
boudicca wrote:Why were Bauhaus in fear of it?
in fear?
they are influenced a great deal by it I would say
They had a track called "In Fear Of Dub".
Well I say "track"... "arsing around with their effects and a reel-to-reel tape of In Fear Of Fear" might be a more appropriate way of describing it :|

Not quite "Fishcakes" but close, am I right or a meringue, Unkle Jam-es? :lol:

So gimme some classix that I ought to download. Tracks preferably, so I can get a flavour, dip my toe in the water if you will... 8)
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You pipped me to the post, Dark and Ghost! :wink:
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you are not meringue, Posh Burd :D

and...

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boudicca wrote:Everyone thinks I'm being ironic, but I am actually a white supremacist.
An extremely white supremacist.
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when I typed that that first time, I miss hit and typed "come white", damn near let it stand too :lol:
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James Blast wrote:Jeeziz No Christophe!!!

when I see the words SKA! and Punk together, I reach for my gun :| :| :|
yeah, I can understand.
but That (skapunk) was the music that got me into... everything else 8)
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I cannae stand any of that stuff, reggie leaves me so cold. However, full respect to those that do :D .
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weebleswobble wrote:I cannae stand any of that stuff, reggie leaves me so cold. However, full respect to those that do :D .
I don't care for reggae much, myself. Have you ever tried the down-tempo dubstep (or whatever the f*ck it is :lol:) of

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It's so chill, it's flippin' Arctic, man... 8)
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You do need good subs to fully appreciate that album though, lots of things going on in the bass bits of it...

Anyhoo, I'd say Lee 'Scratch 'Perry, King Tubby and the likes, but I'll leave it to Koen to fully educate you 8)
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SINsister wrote:down-tempo dubstep (or whatever the f*ck it is :lol:)
That's another genre that only just *piqued* my interest as I was reading about it in the New Statesman (aye! :lol: ) on the way back up from London. Mind you its praises were being sung by someone who was simultaneously slagging of the fabulous new Portishead album (which I haven't actually heard yet but just know is ace 8) ).
I was thinking of giving that Burial record a try...
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boudicca wrote:I was thinking of giving that Burial record a try...
...and this one, as well...

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Some seriously frosty 'n' spooky (and beautiful, imho) stuff on his self-titled album...
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does On-U Sound count, cause I like some of that stuff?
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