Music and sound undoubtedly have a big impression on our lives. With that in mind, we at The Big Lead wished to rank the top 50 music videos of all-time. I understand that in Bob Dylan’s time there have been lots of feeble yet famous music artists then too. Nevertheless the adolescent tradition of the time was split between the pop sound of the disco, and the cool insurrection of rock n roll.
The video’s smooth and casually surreal aesthetic was as ubiquitous on the time as the music itself, and now 15 years later it remains a blast to re-watch, particularly for its cameos by the equally-ageless Pusha T, Chad Hugo, and Lauren London, to not point out Snoop’s young sons at the time.
Opening with Pope Lamar in a vacant church, the video quickly shifts by means of scenes of the rapper playfully toying with a money machine, enjoying Grey Poupon, and teeing off atop a automobile’s roof. Individuals are made to lie down and empty their minds and then hearken to the music which is systematically modified in order that they will match by completely different emotions and state of consciousness.
This style has develop into wealthy of musical subgenres: Soul, Funk or funky pop (to not confuse with the jazz funk developed from Miles Davis in `60s and ’70s), until arriving to Hip Hop, belong to it. It conciliates pop melodies with jazz and above all with blues sounds and rhythms.
Across the time of Xenakis’ entry into the musical scene, and his troubling promulgation of throbbing musical landscapes, attendant with sensational theories involving stochastic incarnations, a bunch of composers emerged who promised to ship us from evil, with easy-minded solutions erected on shaky intuitional edifices.