All That Jazz, A Historical Playlist

30 Apr, 2019

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  King Oliver & His Dixie Syncopators – Doctor Jazz Joe “King” Oliver was born on May 11, 1885 in New Orleans. “Doctor Jazz” was recorded in 1926, (issued by the Crates Digger Music Group on a compilation entitled, “Showboat Shuffle”), and is an excellent of example of early jazz […]

An Intro to Plunderphonics w/ N.Weis

21 Dec, 2018

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Recently, Negativland’s Mark Hosler and Wobbly performed a live set in the KCSB courtyard alongside KCSB programmer Irene Moon. Negativland helped pioneer the practice of “plunderphonics”, so DJ N. Weis put together a brief soirée into “plunderphonics” for those unfamiliar with the genre. John Oswald – Don’t John Oswald coined […]

Your Hot-As-Memphis-in-the-Summer Rap Playlist

21 Dec, 2018

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Looking for a ~chill~ summer playlist to impress all your friends at your next BBQ? Well, it’s here, right here, in this newsletter and it’s all Memphis and Memphis-style hip hop and rap. Memphis rap is known for it’s lo-fi, gritty production and explicit lyrics. It might seem contradictory, but […]