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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... opera set to music” by the vocalist Judy Torres, there is general agreement that freestyle is constituted by a nebulous Latin feel that is spoken about but not necessarily accounted for. This essay enters the scene of freestyle with the assumption that it is both tinge and fringe—and by that I mean both...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the ego’s notion of the self. In most of his compositions, Tricky uses vocalists as his amanuenses, and his songs are often a weave of different voices, speaking from several subject positions, offering at times a collective voice, but most often...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... critiques that radicalize the space of recording. Vazquez’s essay examines the freestyle genre of the 1980s through the lens of the female vocalist whose labor is too often erased into anonymity in favor of atten- tion to the male producers whose sampling...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., and pop music. As a cultural form, however, the song represents the artists’ attempt to use their particular brands of popular music to create radical politics. Calle 13’s Residente (the lead vocalist) and Visitante are based in Puerto Rico, Don Cheto...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 115–140.
Published: 01 March 2009
... in the late 1920s and early 1930s. According to son historian Jesús Blanco Aguilar, the Sexteto Occidente, a band organized by Columbia Records that featured the bolero vocalist María Teresa Vera and the bassist Ignacio Piñeiro, per- formed at the Apollo Theater that same year. In 1934, Antonio Machín...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 111–122.
Published: 01 September 2013
... playing “Police and Thieves” as a regular studio sound check during the Febru- ary 1977 sessions that produced their first LP.20 Vocalist Joe Strummer later remembered that it was his idea to record the song, and that it was guitarist Mick Jones “who thought to arrange it with one big guitar...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (3 (116)): 147–158.
Published: 01 September 2013
... as to the vocalist’s identity, or those of his killers, the references to abduction by car, to peat, and to burial in the rural countryside, as well as John Lydon’s London Irishness, suggest the political assassinations and disappeared bodies of those caught up...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... metal are typically dominated by either vocalists or guitarists and sees the guitarist as making a loud claim on sub- jectivity in a milieu saturated with noise. See his “Subjectivity and Soundscapes, Motorbikes and Music,” in Soundscapes...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 87–105.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in the production of that “live” sound, he describes observing a vocalist sing into the recording pho- nograph’s horn and then immediately listening to the recording. Of the playback, he writes, “It was not [the singer’s] voice. It was the phonograph voice — mangled and in pain — accompanied...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (4 (113)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Margaret Tynes and jazz vocalist Joya Sherrill, and danced by Carmen de Lavallade, a leading modern dancer in the Lester Horton Dance Theater and later the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater (fig. 2). Other featured performers included nightclub singer Ozzie Bailey...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
... include her emergence as vocalist for the influential Manhattan Brothers group and her starring role in the jazz opera King Kong , a collaboration between white and black South Africans that defied the segregation imposed by the apartheid state. In 1959, following a cameo appearance in Lionel Rogosin’s...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... of West Side Story’s music, mostly black and Latino vocalists sing the score. To lis- ten to Selena sing “A Boy Like That” with its refrain of “stick to your own kind” is nothing but chilling. But the black/brown/straight...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 92–93.
Published: 01 September 2009
... activist; they ultimately charged the nine men they arrested with conducting “unnatural acts” — for practicing homosexual lifestyles. The raid occurred almost three months to the day after Pape Mbaye, a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 94–101.
Published: 01 September 2009
... activist; they ultimately charged the nine men they arrested with conducting “unnatural acts” — for practicing homosexual lifestyles. The raid occurred almost three months to the day after Pape Mbaye, a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 102–103.
Published: 01 September 2009
... homosexual lifestyles. The raid occurred almost three months to the day after Pape Mbaye, a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status in the United States after a Senegalese magazine published photos of a gay wedding in which he...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 104–111.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status in the United States after a Senegalese magazine published photos of a gay wedding in which he was implicated. This, the New York Times reported, was “one of the rare instances when such protection has been...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 118–122.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status in the United States after a Senegalese magazine published photos of a gay wedding in which he was implicated. This, the New York Times reported, was “one of the rare instances when such protection has been...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 112–117.
Published: 01 September 2009
... homosexual lifestyles. The raid occurred almost three months to the day after Pape Mbaye, a beloved vocalist, was granted refugee status in the United States after a Senegalese magazine published photos of a gay wedding in which he...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2008
...] . . . at a show he was producing in Miami for the first Summit of the Americas, a meeting of all the democratically elected leaders of the Western Hemisphere” (Celia’s emphasis). Apparently, Celia goes on, the show’s producers made a point of telling “all the vocalists . . . not to make political...