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Version Excursion : “Love Theme from Spartacus” (1960, Alex North)

Certain melodies transcend time and simply convey with them an indelible emotion and indescribable energy that is universal at its core. Such is the case with the Love Theme penned by composer Alex North for the soundtrack to the 1960 movie Spartacus (Directed by Stanley Kubrick). Powerful music is often …

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Future Classics

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Future Classics
Electronic

Future Classic: Machinedrum “Human Energy”

Machinedrum’s “Human Energy” makes me feel as if I am charging my soul via USB port, and it feels incredible. I really like how nowadays there is such thing as an “Internet Aesthetic”. With the emergence of tumblr, instagram, and a million other social media outlets, the internet has now …

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Forgotten Treasures

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Forgotten Treasures
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Forgotten Treasure: The Prestige Jazz Quartet LP (1957, Prestige)

Recorded and released in 1957 on the independent Prestige Records label, The Prestige Jazz Quartet is a typical oddity. The four compositions work as a pendulum between the tail end of bebop era, the coming hard-bop medium, and the beginning of the avant-garde period of 1950s-1960s Black Classical music. Probably …

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