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Re: Maybe why Avante-garde looping in US...
So, to summarize, there is interesting Hip Hop being made. You just
have to get out of the US to find it.
ooooooh, I'm sorry but I will contend that statement with all due
There is wonderful experimental and very innovative hip hop going on in
every big city
in the US these days.
There are also a lot of indie underground bands who have hip hop
and are doing spoken word over backing tracks that is like a more laid
version of hip hop.
There are at least three groups in my small home town alone exploring this
Sure, it doesn't make MTV and sell millions of units and it's harder to
go to any discerning record store that has an expert on hip hop who works
and ask he or she where the 'shit' is.....................ask specifically
hip hop. you might be surprised how much underground and innovative stuff
You have to be hip to the whole San Francisco Anticon movement (label) at
Ever heard ClouDdead? Check 'em out.
ps Also, and this is out of the US, but nobody seems to know about the
wonderful group, originally from
East Berlin before the fall of the wall, TARWATER.
I love this group and they are always doing interesting experiments with
hop and trip hop.
There first three CDs are brilliant but I like everything they do.
One of the members (they are a duo) is also in the wonderful German
electronica band, To Roccoco Rot