Find Example discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic.. New Releases. It is a motor horn down in the street, he muttered; but up here it cannoned from rock to rock, divided, met in shocks of sounds which rose in smooth columns (that music should be visible was a discovery) and became an anthem, an anthem twined round now by a shepherd boy’s piping (That’s an old man playing a penny whistle by the public-house, he muttered) which as the boy stood still came bubbling from his pipe, and then, as he climbed higher, made its exquisite plaint while the traffic passed beneath. Like all great sample records, they wore their hearts on their sleeves and brought all their favorite albums into the studio to be weaved into their own manic energy. But maybe the last part of the symphony was the music she loved the best — glad and like the greatest people in the world running and springing up in a hard, free way. “The theatre doors were closed, but I could hear some music, like a long repetitive whine, coming from upstairs. The place to explore, filter, research, and browse the AllMusic database. She was too much excited to know anything except that she wanted something desperately, and when the English horns gave out the theme of the Largo, she knew that what she wanted was exactly that. As of March 2014, Example has achieved fifteen top forty singles on the UK Singles Chart, including two number-one singles; "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" and "Stay Awake".. Were we supposed to believe that war is hell, or that Kevin Dillon is a bad-ass motherfucker? Wonderful music like this was the worst hurt there could be. Although I do think ATCQ’s second album was pretty damn well received when it came out. (I believe both are true) Same principle can be seen in Rob Base‘s “It Takes Two“. Out of tune — or out of anything I understood at the time as “tune.” I picked up the CD cover and frowned at it. De La Soul side-stepped the intense political message of inner city groups like Public Enemy and N.W.A., and reflected upon their more suburban surroundings by bringing in samples from so many varying genres its impossible to keep track of all them. Direct inspiration: N.W.A., Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, (2) De La Soul – “3 Feet High And Rising” (1989). Thanks @OriginalRockers! How to effectively do that? It doesn’t take a genius at this point in the game to recognize the “Amen Break” and use it ad infinitum, but to spin it, turn it upside down, loop it in with your own vibe, and spit it out unrecognized? It is arguably the most pure sample-based album ever — completely faceless and devoid of any pretense other than reminding us all of why we adore tunes in the first place. Omer Messinger/Getty Images News/Getty Images . There are sample albums, and then there is “Since I Left You”. An Example Track Description. It has directly influenced the moods and nuances of too many genres to mention, and was created solely upon samples. For, as if things were going too far, Beethoven took hold of the goblins and made them do what he wanted.” —Howards End. Josh Davis, like J Dilla, proved that you first must be a student of music before engaging in the art of sampling. Search albums by mood, theme, style, genre, editorial rating, year and more. But in addition I would really love an album description. Her brother raised his finger: it was the transitional passage on the drums. And finally the black march again. Every sample and sound bleeding out of this album is etched in our mind as being uniquely Public Enemy, and that ownership is as powerful a statement as one can make. Music makes me forget my real situation. Example released his debut studio album What We Made in 2007. I tried to incorporate the “further listening” idea at the end of each entry with the “directly influenced” bit. Maybe it could be crowd sourced. Props to Skinny Puppy, Front 242, etc, but what Jack Dangers was doing with his Meat Beat Manifesto project was truly ahead of its time. We thought we knew the words too. Good plunderphonics come from many different genres, styles, and time periods. Honestly, can you think of many sample-heavy albums better than this one? **Album cover art** is often considered to be one of the "extincted" fields in modern graphics design. Now we’re talking. If you want your existing music collection to give you a similarly enveloping experience, your receiver can probably upmix those stereo recordings to 5.1, 7.1, or even an Atmos-focused 5.1.4 setup. For those writers who give it a shot, though, the descriptions have the potential to be breathtakingly beautiful. The term is particularly associated with popular music where separate tracks are known as album tracks; the term is also used for other formats such as EPs and singles. The trick with sampling was incorporating a love and passion for these records without the listener even realizing it in order to further expand the consciousness and approach to musical history. Provide readers with … Thank you for including Jack Dangers and MBM at #10 with their 1988 master piece “Storm the Studio” . The Bomb Squad dug up so many ideas and plastered them up on the canvas that you couldn’t tell what was coming or going. Touching the souls of rock and techno-heads a like, this album crossed so many musical bridges that you’d have to be an active hater of music to not appreciate the seismic kick in the ass it gave the music biz back in the mid-90’s. Discs, the album earned critical acclaim, winning the 1995 Mercury Music Prize. The industrial kids were obsessed with sampling too, and this is the finest contribution in the genre. My own death, the feeling of my total despair turned into beauty, an anguished harmony without light.” —Nada. When sampling culture first broke out in the 80’s, it was more of a novelty for most, but a much deeper message for others (sorry, Big Audio Dynamite, but your sampling style does not fall into the latter camp). This is especially important for a new band with a debut album. Great list – impressed that you got in your required mention of Kraftwerk. To us, in Ottomiss, big luminous castles beckoned in a landscape that looked like a giant unearthed chest of treasure, with sparkling jewels spilling over the side, where you could bound through fields of marigolds as soft as the eyelashes of a million angels with your best friend by your side.” — Bleachy-Haired Honky Bitch: Tales from a Bad Neighborhood, “When the first movement ended, Thea’s hands and feet were cold as ice. Some are obvious, others not so much — it’s important to point out different genres and their hand in influencing the culture in general. In some ways, music is a lot like literature. While some artists have created amazing individual tracks based around a sample from a classic tune, other artists have made sample-based music the main drive of their creative output.