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NPR's American Anthem series brings together two songwriters -- Ernie Isley of The Isley Brothers and Chuck D of Public Enemy -- whose respective versions of "Fight the Power" eyed the same struggle.

The Isley Brothers spent the 1960s churning out hits like "Twist and Shout," "This Old Heart of Mine" and "It's Your Thing." But the group's image underwent a serious change in the '70s. It was a post-Watergate America, when trust in government was perilously low. The energy of the civil rights movement had cooled. And the country was recovering from a recession to boot.

"Fight the Power, Pts. 1 & 2," released into that context in 1975, was a crossover smash for The Isleys, charting in the top five. The funky beat made it a hit in dance clubs. But there was also a rebellious message that took listeners by surprise.

Carlton Ridenhour was 15 years old, and a lifelong Isley Brothers fan, when that song changed his life.

Ridenhour would later take the stage name Chuck D, as the leader of the pioneering rap group Public Enemy. In 1989, he wrote his own "Fight the Power" for the film 'Do the Right Thing.' The movie is set on the hottest day of the summer in a Brooklyn neighborhood, where the temperature leads long-simmering racial tensions to boil over in the street.

Writer/director Spike Lee told Public Enemy he needed an anthem. The song the group created would come to score the film's legendary opening sequence — and, later, cause the plot to turn in a tragic way.

For the series American Anthem, NPR arranged for Chuck D to sit down with Ernie Isley and talk about their songs and their inspirations.
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Heard this track from a very lovely animation Ma vie de Courgette.
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Busdriver - Mythic Proportions

From "Memoirs of the elephant man"

Released 20 years ago, at the start of Project Blowed.

What that means to you is irrelevant.
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NEW Xiu Xiu, "Girl With Basket of Fruit"  lp  February 8, 2019


pensive insanity, as per usual. I sense remixes might be about as well? Chin


https://xiuxiu.bandcamp.com/album/girl-w...t-of-fruit

http://smarturl.it/basket-of-fruit








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(16th January 2019, 23:55)+ToRMeNT+ Wrote: NEW Xiu Xiu, "Girl With Basket of Fruit"  lp  February 8, 2019


pensive insanity, as per usual. I sense remixes might be about as well? Chin


https://xiuxiu.bandcamp.com/album/girl-w...t-of-fruit

http://smarturl.it/basket-of-fruit










Nice.

Enjoy - Self Dreams (Subtle Audio)
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I'm normally weary of Slowdive covers but that's really quite lovely - reminds me of Kate Bush.
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(31st January 2019, 10:13)Annastay Wrote:


hey hey Wave
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Infinity Infinity Infinity 




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"Hectic Shakes" e.p, January 2019


https://alter.bandcamp.com/album/hectic-shakes







Tracklist:

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00:00]  1.    Harakiri
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05:34]  2.    Endless Inside
[
10:37]  3.    Shakes and Shivers
[
15:50]  4.    Raw Mind
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punk rawk  

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Dance






November 14, 2018

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Weed Pin
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Avoidarama
Unlicensed Hall Monitor






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