[TypicalGirls] TypicalGirls Digest, Vol 124, Issue 7

Lani Smith LSmith at minlib.net
Sat Nov 4 09:21:15 EST 2006

What is Brazilian Sex music??

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Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 21:03:46 -0500
Subject: Re: [TypicalGirls] TypicalGirls Digest, Vol 124, Issue 7

> > Haven't seen the show (yet) but would like to add 2 cents' worth:  I 
> > wish you wouldn't say its a racial divide. I love dub, and have since
> > the 70's, but have never been a dancehall fan...too hyper and not 
> > reflective enough for me...certainly not a racial thing, 
> > however...(maybe dancehall is too coke for my ganja sensibilities, or
> > too 1980's...It may also have something to do with not using live 
> > bands as much...)
> I love Bad Brains, Fela, Japanoise, modern electronica, Brazillian sex 
> music, No Wave, John Coletrane, etc. etc, and was an original Slits fan
> from back in the day-even was excited about Return of the Giant Slits 
> Afro-funk leanings, but dancehall just doesn't do it for me...but I 
> will defend to the death your right to like it... :)
> As far a venues go, the Slits came out of the rock milieu and would 
> likely attract as many, if not more, rock fans than, say, hardcore 
> dancehall fans...
> t
> > From: "Lani Smith"S I
> > think it's a real division between dancehall/dub and punk/rock. 
> > Seriously,
> > what's a real Slits fan to expect!!? Dare I say it's a racial
> divide?? 
> > This
> > begs the question of venues, and how much they play music, or draw 
> > audiences
> > that "cross over". I also wonder why people resist, after all these 
> > years
> > the seamless (in my mind) and beautiful blend of musical styles.
> >
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