Re: [rumori] curve of sound innovation

From: Quahogs! (
Date: Tue Mar 13 2001 - 16:35:59 PST

> I'd say the Beastie Boys brought it to the masses via the "crossover"
> of "License to Ill" - metal + rap = Top40. Unfortunately, "the kids"
> white musicians and rock'n'roll references to accept it. Their parents
> needed it, too. Also, there was a time when you could hear un-cleared
> samples in hiphop records, but not any more. Innovation got legislated
> against.

As a side note: the new Lords of Acid cd samples the Beastie Boys "Rhymin
and Stealin" beat -- which is itself a Led Zeppelin sample.

mmmm... recursion....

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