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Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... video, Fouratt and Piper presented revelers with a novel element of choice, not because of the range of entertainment but because all of the options were available at once. The shift to sensory overload was unmistakable as two bands appeared live every night, two DJs shared the turntables, and...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... with respect to historiography, leading to the remixing of black diasporic subjectivities, time, and history. The author focuses on Compton’s use of turntablism as both performative mode and musical metaphor for the improvising subject’s counter-discursive agency at the crossings. ...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... At the end of the twentieth century, turntablist-djs reemerged from the shadows of hip-hop culture’s stages. Using turntable technology not just to play music but instead to manipulate sound, the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, a five-member Filipino American dj crew, were central figures in a...
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
... unbuttoned oxford places he imagines being touched. Dumb kid, he preens to disco music from the turntable, some Trojans stolen from his father’s stash soft circles in his wallet with some cash. He wants to slip towards life through some locked portal, not knowing what I know now, that his face...
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By Tara Rodgers
Published: 02 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394150-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
... when I was a kid. I think there was a time when I wanted to be a big rock star, when I was thirteen! [Laughs] I started dj ing when I was sixteen years old. My boyfriend at the time, he got turntables and I wanted to learn, and I caught on really quickly. We became a duo...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 01 January 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
... and Michael Cappello at Le Jardin 127 Frankie Knuckles and Larry Levan at the Continental Baths 132 Dance floor at the new Gallery 136 View of Flamingo from the turntables 140 Decorating Flamingo exterior 141 Billy Smith 142 Barry White 144 Michael Cappello at Le Jardin 149 Record Pool...
Published: 01 January 2013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9590-4
... performing at the National Th eatre 75 figure 9 Rab Bakari in the studio 84 figure 10 Rab Bakari at Combined House of Music 84 figure 11 Rab Bakari on the turntables in Accra 87 figure 12 Reggie Rockstone album cover 100 figure 13 Reggie Rockstone album cover 100 figure 14 Reggie Rockstone...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... remixing of black diasporic subjectivities, time, and history. The author focuses on Compton’s use of turntablism as both performative mode and musical metaphor for the improvising subject’s counter-discursive agency at the crossings. Based on the author’s artistic project IntuiTweet, which...
Book Chapter

By Tara Rodgers
Published: 02 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
... Glossary For more detailed explanations of these concepts, see Huber and Runstein 1997; Roads 1996; Truax 1999. 1200s: Technics SL-1200 series of turntables, originally released in the 1970s and since established as the...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
..., however, re- mains a mystery: party host David Mancuso is placing records on his ar turntables but his inspiration comes from the dancers, who in turn are in- spired by the music.The messages are untraceably complex—no physicist could hope to calculate the unfolding relations of energy, force...
Published: 21 February 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393528-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9352-8
... in.” His radio show Over the Edge began in 1981 at the Berkeley-­area sta- tion kpfa, which broadcasts at 59,000 watts and covers half the state of California. As Hosler recounts, “kpfa had all kinds of reel-­to-­reels, tape decks and turntables, and auxiliary inputs and...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397922-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9792-2
... that standard. On "Pimp Behind the Wheels," Ice-T takes over the turntables and passes the mike to his DJ, Evil E, for a track that's fun but inessential. Ice also gives over the nearly five min• utes of "Funky Gribsta" to Grib, a fourteen-year-old female rapper; her...
Published: 15 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393214-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9321-4
... sounds off of an instrument and arrange them their own particular way. So we thought we was quite crafty with it. how CoPYright lAw ChAnged hiP- hoP 153 Shocklee: “Don’t Believe the Hype,” for example—that was basically played with the turntable and...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... every night, two DJs shared the turntables, and experimental filmmakers curated a groundbreaking video lounge. Danceteria offered a level of explorative creativity that threatened to dwarf the offerings of Club 57 and the Mudd Club. Yet in contrast to both of those spots, Fouratt and Piper’s venue was...
Published: 02 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394150-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9415-0
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
..., constellated from far-flung points His example is the opening of Ralph Ellison’s Invis- ible Man, in which the ‘‘proto-cyberpunk’’ narrator’s desire to hear Louis Armstrong on five simultaneously spinning turntables prefigures the cut- and-splice adventures of Grandmaster Flash and his ‘‘Wheels of Steel But...
Book Chapter

By Chuck Eddy
Published: 20 July 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394174-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9417-4
... and garage sales and record conventions, and now that CDs are speedily approaching their historical end zone and college students who’ve only ever downloaded MP3s are suddenly all buy- ing used turntables again, piling up on old vinyl somehow doesn’t feel so anachronistic anymore. So between...
Published: 04 March 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383031-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8303-1
... threw it on the turntable." Suddenly Walta looked up. "Leontyne Price," he mumbled. " 'Marietta)s Lied' from Die tote Stadt And he began to hum along- a quavering, almost inaudible vibration. This is what is left. Always something. Bronski caught my eye. "My boyfriend," he said...
Published: 13 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372226-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7222-6
... plex, given elsewhere in Hall’s Some Jokers (For 5 Turntables, basement, ice cream and sloe gin), regifted as Paolo Freire, vocoded, digitized into uncountability by an unaccountable so- nority Freire now would recognize, is the undercommon instrument whose instrument we’d like to be. In the...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395393-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9539-3
... El País, a newspaper of the time, he ar- rived at 1:05 am, parked his motorbike, and went to fetch a record by Bill Haley and the Comets, La Revista del Rock. He closed the door and windows 306 nselmo  A Ramos of his little room, put the vinyl on the turntable, and turned the sound up full...