Triggering an emotion may be easier with a melody than rhythm, according to brothers Mike Sandison and Marcus Eoin of Boards of Canada, but the faded patina of melancholy saturating the pair’s 1998 debut studio album Music Has The Right To Children, is as apparent in its tempo as its theme.
Cited as one of the best records of the nineties by most major music publications and included in Time Magazine’s list of greatest albums of all time, one of the keys to the resounding impact of DJ Shadow’s Entroducing can be found in the title of one of its less substantial cuts, a 43-second interlude entitled “Why Hip Hop Sucks in ‘96”. It kind of did.
Despite the intervening decades since David Mancuso dropped the needle to move people in his loft, the idea of friends playing for friends, and family coming first continues on in organized parties like London’s Lucky Cloud Sound System, venues like Brilliant Corners, and record labels like Kay Suzuki’s Time Capsule.
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