That is also when he joined the infamous Rare Essence RE. He performed with RE from to During his long stretch with RE, he recorded songs with such greats as Doug E. Fresh, Heavy D and Redman. In , he decided it was time for him to spread his wings and to explore his talents to newer heights. He then spent the next decade with Familiar Faces formerly , performing with national recording artists greats, such as Montell Jordan, Tony Terry, Fantasia, Marsha Ambrosius, and R.
As Floyd continues to please his fans musically and artistically, his ambition is to help develop new talent and be behind the push for music worthy of Grammy nominations. Milton "Go-Go Mickey" Freeman is a DC Go-Go legend and is known for his fast hands on congas and for his raw beats that have become a staple for many area conga players. Mickey can be seen performing four nights a week with Familiar Faces at venues throughout the DC area.
When he is not performing, Freeman is likely to pop up at local venues to catch other Go-Go bands and can often be persuaded to get on stage and play the congas. Currently, Freeman offers percussion lessons and is working on a project with his sons Mickey and BJ. Today, in addition to managing multiple ventures, Hammond works services with the Go-Go Coalition.
Nico got his nickname from his knowledge of the music and culture of GoGo. He has been involved in the go-go industry professionally since The station has offered live programming since May 5, She first came to Washington to attend Howard University, where she earned a degree in political science in She worked for many years as a writer, editor and culture critic--first for the Washington Post and then the on the team of editors that launched the web magazine The Root. Go-go music was the subject of her doctoral thesis at the University of Maryland-College Park, which combined research methods in journalism, public communication, American studies and ethnomusicology.
He first played with the Peacemakers, one of the early go-go groups that not many people remember. He practiced and played so intently that he developed his own unique style. I'm not sure what it's called. Tank, the opening music for Cowboy Bebop, as well as much of the other music in the series is Bebop, although blues, rock and folk are used at times. The song is in a variant called hard bop. It is a style of Bebop generally used in a big band, as Bebop proper is generally associated with a small group setting.
Hard bop often fearures a rhythm portion that combines a double bass and bongo drums. The series gets it's name from word play on both words of the title. Bebop is the dominant style of music in the series as well as the name of the bounty hunter's space ship. The label I would be most inclined to give these tunes is Hard Bop.
They do incorporate small amounts of other styles though too. That was it, but the Kinsella brothers who anchored the band have gone on to become legends in the punk world. Cannibal Ox Def Jux and the indie hip-hop movement of the early s can largely be credited with the larger direction of the genre today. Where would a guy like Kid Cudi be without the blueprints laid out by producer El-P and the classic group Cannibal Ox? The Cold Vein was their only studio record, but it still holds strong today.
They're intent on making a new one now, but so far have only finished a few singles. The Sex Pistols It's pretty amazing considering how widespread their influence has been and their stature in the punk world, but Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols was the only album the volatile band managed to get out before they broke up.
Of course, their legacy has been milked as much as possible with live and compilation releases ever since. Anatomy of a Ghost You may not have heard of Anatomy of a Ghost, but you've likely heard of their direct successor band: Portugal. The Man. Before John Gourley and Zach Carothers were making music with Danger Mouse, they recorded Evanesce , one of the strongest post-hardcore records of the early s, with Anatomy of a Ghost.
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