Sunday, January 1, 2012

1000 SONGS - DAY 156: SONG #186 & 187

Day 156: Songs that remind me of somewhere and of a certain event

The three tracks featured here have in common, that they have introduced the idea of sampling to a wider public and that they are great dancefloor tracks. They remind me of Hietzinger Hauptstrasse 67 where we used to live and have some great parties (this counts as "certain event"). We had a rehearsal room in the flat and so we could use the band's PA to pump up the volume that came from the turntables (this also had the effect of motivating the police to visit our house at night). The first track is the rather relaxed Coldcut-Remix of Eric B. & Rakim's "Paid in Full", one of the classic tracks in the history of HipHop. It is alos widely known for using a sample from Im Nin'alu as rendered by Ofra Haza.

The second tune is the one single by the one single undertaking M/A/R/S/S with the wonderful title "Pump up the Volume", followed by "Beat Dis" that comes from Bomb The Bass (Tim Simenon) and this is pure dance trance, so put the needle on the record:

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