08 April 2007

podcast on drum and bass

Like most forms of electronic music, drum and bass is flexible enough to incoporate other genres of electronic music such as dancehall, house and electro. It is perhaps for this reason why drum and bass has remained relevant for over 15 years. In fact, after a brief lull, there is currently a resurgence of excitement in drum and bass!

Drum and bass emerged out of the UK in the 1990s as an offshoot of the breakbeat and rave scene."

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aaaaaaaaaactually, drum and bass was an offshoot of jungle, which was an offshoot of rave and hardcore. Of course, there are certainly ties to breakbeat.

Now I gotta go, cuz the Cowboy Bebop movie is on SciFi and I ain't seen it yet.