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Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Tom Silverman teamed up with Bambaataa to map out the record that became “Planet Rock” and called in Arthur Baker to produce and John Robie to add synthesizer parts. For the vocals, Bambaataa spoke through an electronic mic while the Soulsonic Force fashioned a new, conversational mode...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... artists, and breakers until the fire department closed the venue due to overcrowding. The party host took her party to Danceteria before deciding to relaunch at the Roxy roller rink. Bambaataa and others followed her and watched on, impressed, as the venue gathered momentum during the summer. Bambaataa...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Ruza Blue continued to book Bronx and Brooklyn-based DJs, MCs, graffiti artists, and breakers until the fire department closed the venue due to overcrowding. The party host took her party to Danceteria before deciding to relaunch at the Roxy roller rink. Bambaataa and others followed her...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Ruza Blue Afrika Bambaataa Negril the Roxy Bronx Brooklyn ...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel.” Dance Music publisher Tom Silverman released his first rap track— “Havin’ Fun,” mixed by Bambaataa—at the end of the year. Silverman proceeded to invite disco producer Arthur Baker to record a rap/disco track “Jazzy Sensation” with Bambaataa. Larry Levan...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The city’s band scene continued to dip during 1983, with Michael Zilkha and ZE Records dragged into the slump. As the cutting edge of sound shifted from irreverent bands to conceptual producer-musician-DJ outfits, Arthur Baker, John Robie, and Afrika Bambaataa consolidated their pivotal position...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... York/New Wave exhibition at PS1. Keith Haring curated the Lower Manhattan Drawing Show at the Mudd Club. Haring then invited Brathwaite and Futura 2000 to curate a Beyond Words graffiti show at the Mudd Club; Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa played at the opening-night party. Meanwhile Basquiat quit Gray...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Tom Silverman Afrika Bambaataa Arthur Baker John Robie “Planet Rock ” “The Message ” electronic music ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Arthur Baker John Robie Afrika Bambaataa Run-DMC Steve “Steinski” Stein Doug “Double Dee” ...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... of sound shifted from irreverent bands to conceptual producer-musician-DJ outfits, Arthur Baker, John Robie, and Afrika Bambaataa consolidated their pivotal position when they teamed up with the Soulsonic Force to record “Looking for the Perfect Beat” and “Renegades of Funk.” The breakthrough of Run-DMC’s...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... at the Mudd Club. Haring then invited Brathwaite and Futura 2000 to curate a Beyond Words graffiti show at the Mudd Club; Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa played at the opening-night party. Meanwhile Basquiat quit Gray, played the lead role in the downtown film Downtown 81 , and then, following introductions made...