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  1. Why disco made pop songs longer

    Disco, DJs, and the impact of the 12-inch single.

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    In the early 1970s, a musical sensation took over New York City. It was called Disco. Before Disco became synonymous with Saturday Night Fever, Rod Stewart, and celebrity-fueled parties, it was an underground movement powered by the innovations of young DJs challenging themselves and each other to throw the city’s most adventurous dance parties.

    By 1973, their influence as musical taste makers became apparent, and a handful of unconventional dance tracks became pop crossover hits. With barely any radio airplay, songs like "Love Theme" and "Girl You Need a Change of Mind" became defining tracks of the disco era.

    These songs were repetitive, hypnotic, and funky, and they were also pretty long compared to other pop hits. That presented a problem for DJs using 7-inch 45rpm singles, which fit only 3:30 minutes of quality audio on them, during their night-long sets. They needed a vinyl record that could make their most popular tracks sound powerful on a dance floor and last the whole night.

    In 1976, an accidental studio discovery by Disco pioneer Tom Moulton provided t…

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  2. Jacob Collier deconstructs a Stevie Wonder classic

    Stevie Wonder’s irresistible ode to jazz, explained

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    Stevie Wonder is one of the most widely celebrated artists in history. His music is infectious, melodic, and thoughtfully inspired by the jazz musicians who came before him. In his legendary song "Sir Duke," Stevie paid homage to the late Duke Ellington and his other predecessors.

    Jacob Collier is a rising star in his own right and is Stevie Wonder’s self-proclaimed greatest fan. Here, he breaks down the jazz influences and syncopations Stevie uses to create the magic that is "Sir Duke."

    If you’d like to check out more of Jacob’s music check out his YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/jacobcolliermusic

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    Some songs don’t just stick in your head, they change the music world forever. Join Estelle Caswell on a musical journey to discover the stories behind your favorite songs.

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    Note: The headline for this video has been updated since publishing. Previous headline: Stevie Wonder’s irresistible ode to jazz, explained

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    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZP6nogQYPg&list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5fyqfIwGjH2fYC5fFLfdwW4&index=2
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  3. How Chicago built house music from the ashes of disco

    With a disco sample and drum machine house music took over the globe .

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    House has become one of the most popular forms of electronic music since its inception in the late 80’s.

    It began in Chicago, when local DJ’s and music producers experimented with remixing disco vocals over hard hitting drum machines. They would soon play a huge role in popularizing the sound and distinguishing house music as a global music genre.

    Chicago gospel singer, Loleatta Halloway, is one of the most widely sampled artists in house music history. Her song “Love Sensation” has been sampled nearly 300 times, including on Black Box’s “Ride on Time”, the notorious hit that became the best selling single in the U.K in 1989.

    Special thanks to James Wiltshire and Torsten Schmidt for offering their expertise in this video. Links to them are below: James Wiltshire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSFQIlnB_1k

    Torsten Schmidt: https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/author/torsten-schmidt

    There are countless histories on house music across the internet, the ones listed below proved tremendously helpful in putting this video together.

    Red Bull Music Academy, TR-909 and House music https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2016/09/instrumental-instruments-909


    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrqIA0PpAv8&feature=youtu.be
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  4. Bill Gates, Chair of the Board, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

    Bill Gates, Chair of the Board, Breakthrough Energy Ventures speaks with Economic Club president David M. Rubenstein on Monday June 24, 2019.

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  5. Scriptnotes: The One with Charlie Brooker

    John talks with Charlie Brooker (creator, writer, and executive producer of Black Mirror) about his groundbreaking series and the opportunities and challenges of writing an anthology.

    We also touch on the nature of reality, the difficulty of reflecting culture while you influence it, and experimental storytelling.

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  6. A Brief History Of Spotify: Gustav Söderström

    Gustav Söderström, R&D Chief, Spotify, gives a brief history of the company. Introduction by MIT Professor of the Practice, Eran Egozy, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Harmonix. Hosted by MIT SHASS and CSAIL.

    Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTM7ZCKEUGM&feature=youtu.be&t=251&mc_cid=ad4e68cf5f&mc_eid=4cfd2ae967
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  7. SONNIN TAACCA Podcast #34 Feat.fi Gettomasa - FEAT.FI

    Vieraana suomiräpin Chosen One aka täydestä sydämestään räppiä tekevä JKL-sonni.


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  8. The Bug #11: Stockhausen’s new clothes – Radio GuyLive

    Postcast #11: featuring special guest Ned McGowan, in conversation with Guy Livingston

    "Aus Licht" consists of extracts from the excruciatingly long and bombastic opera "Licht" by Karlheinz


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  9. Good Timing

    In this ‘composed feature’, the experiences of four professionals who rely on an innate sense of good timing are considered and counterpointed. Playing upon the rhythmic qualities of their observations, composer Nina Perry reveals, demonstrates and celebrates the secrets of good timing.

    With drummer Dawne Adams, chef Brian Fantoni, squash champion Madeline Perry and comedian and ‘juggling artiste’ Steve Royle.

    First broadcast 21st July 2006 BBC Radio 4 Produced by Nina Perry

    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/fallingtreeproductions/good-timing
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  10. Draama-Helmi, Jussi Tarvainen ja Jussi Heinonkoski katsovat elämää elokuvien läpi

    Intohimostaan elokuviin kertovat kolme kaverusta: rap-artisti Draama-Helmi eli Helmi Kajaste, Jussi Tarvainen ja Jussi Heinonkoski. He tapasivat aikanaan elokuvien äärellä. Helmi Kajaste tarkastelee myös ammatissaan arkkitehtina rakennuksia ja tiloja elokuvien kautta. Viestintäalalla toimiva Jussi Heinonkoski ja entinen elokuvantutkija, nykyisin bioteknologiayrityksessä vaikuttava Jussi Tarvainen raivaavat aikaa elokuvien katselulle ja niistä puhumiselle sen minkä pystyvät. Oli tilanne mikä hyvänsä, kolmikon keskustelu kääntyy sulavasti elokuviin.

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