Funk carioca / Baile funk / Fevala funk is admittedly, not for the faint of heart.I was referencing that dreadful cacophony of noise that is favela funk.
I happened to be there in 2004, and that seems to a be a very accessible DJ version of it. The stuff I was exposed to was totally without any musical reference point for me, or for indeed Brazilians into MPB.Funk carioca / Baile funk / Fevala funk is admittedly, not for the faint of heart.
The Fevela on blast set by Diplo, is a classic for the gentrifying crowd. Had it as a file back in the day. Diplos influence on pop music, from this 2004 mixtape and forward, is huge.
Interesting conclusion, but I think rock faded somewhat as it got old. Same happened with big band and jazz music. Ringo Starr is 80 now, the youthful mystique and energy has long gone. It's peak influence on popular culture was in the 1980s especially with the emergent video culture.Rock and roll will never die,” Sha-Na-Na insisted at Woodstock in 1969. “It won’t fade away.” But it did. Copyright, the golden seam that ran through the rock bthecritic.co.uk
Nebraska was a good album, I had the Japanese import CD with the extra organ bit on one of the last tracks. Use to play it a lot and it had a bit of kudos with those who were listening to Tanita Tikaram, Tracy Chapman and Suzanne Vega in the sixth form I was at.Nebraska was the only Springsteen album that ever meant anything to me.