Shuffler Musicovery Boogie Nights: A History Of Funk In Dayton | WYSO During the 1970’s, a new genre of music called funk was making its way into the American mainstream and Dayton, Ohio was at the epicenter. Community Voices Producer Basim Blunt says that more funk bands came from Dayton, than any other place in the world. This story is about the world famous funk bands that hailed from the city’s West Side, and one community’s attempt to honor their legacy before the music fades. “I used to watch the Ohio Players practice when I was a kid in a garage,” says Daytonian Harold Remblert, Jr. Remblert is a true funketeer. Fast forward 30 years and I find myself with a wife, house and kids and living where else? The Ohio Players were the first band to set it off in a big way. “I’m the one who made that famous song,” Marshall says, “And I get emails from all over the world of bass players telling me about how they was impressed that they grew up on my music and so forth. “Dayton kept us grounded. Slave’s first single, “Slide,” was an instant funk classic.
stereomood – emotional internet radio - music for my mood and activities The Music Ninja Polaroid Gallery v.1.01 About Polaroid Gallery is a free, opensource flash gallery developed by myself, Christopher Einarsrud, in the year of 2006. I was originally going to use this for my online portfolio, but I ended up going for something completely different. I thought that it might come in handy for someone else, so I decided to release it here. After all, I did put some work into it and it would be a pity to see it all go to waste... How it works The script loads images and image titles dynamically from an external xml file or a flickr RSS feed. View fullscreen flickr example Updates July 16, 2007 You can now pass the xml-file you wish to load as a parameter when embedding the flash. Download Download Polaroid Gallery v.1.01Download FLA file(Note: The FLA file is not very well commented, and the parts that are is in Norwegian) Suggestions Comments, suggestions and questions can be sent to email@example.com Donations Licence This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License.
Stories Behind David Bowie's Songs Over six decades on from his debut record (“Liza Jane” by his first group, The King Bees), David Bowie is arguably the most vital musician of his generation. Aside from his daring sonic explorations (in a little over the last decade alone, there was the drums ’n’ bass of Earthling and the innovative concept art of Outside), Bowie has diversified to pursue other interests (as far back as 1972 he said, “I’m not content to be a rock ’n’ roll star all my life”). In recent years he’s been an Internet service provider and web host, journalist, wallpaper designer, photographer, painter, actor and one-man corporation (in 1997, he became the first pop star to offer himself as a share issue, with “Bowie Bonds”). Bowie left this earth on January 10 after an 18-month battle with cancer. It was just two days after his 69th birthday and the release of a new album, Blackstar, which immediately shot to the top of the iTunes charts. You’ve been making records for over 50 years. Little Richard. “Fame.”
Programs - Anchors/Reporters - Ben Wedeman Top 10 Free Ways To Discover New Music Online Bored with your music and want to discover some new bands or singers? There are two main ways you can do that online. You can use services which create music maps, allowing you to explore artists similar in genre to the artists you already listen to. Or you can use music blogs and websites that showcase independent or up-and-coming artists, whether the music is being reviewed, or posted by the musicians themselves. Some of these websites have a community built around them, which gives fans the opportunity to interact directly with these new talents. Here is a list of 10 free sites to discover new music. TuneGlue TuneGlue is straightforward and easy to use. Using TuneGlue, you start out with 6 similar artists, and can continue to explore and expand on them. Music-Map A less flashy alternative to TuneGlue is Music-Map. Music Roamer Bloson The simplest alternative to these first three websites is Bloson. Zune One Track Mind The Hype Machine TheSixtyOne OurStage PureVolume Image credit: Sofamonkez
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