Simon Wistow (deflatermouse) wrote,
Simon Wistow

On Vox: 90s Music Monday

It's Bank Holiday Monday here and Memorial Day stateside so it's a day off all round. Typically it's pissing it down with rain and I have a hangover so instead of going out training this afternoon I can devote all my energy to thinking up a really long and involved 90s Music Monday post.

So, first off - two versions of 'Glory Box' by Portishead: the official video ...

... and footage of the incomparable Live from Roseland version ...

Then as an extra treat - 'Hell is Round the Corner' by Tricky ...

Sound familiar? Both independently sampled what I'm told is apparently the ostinato  "A short melodic, rhythmic, or harmonic pattern that is repeated throughout a work or a section of one." (I would have gone with 'riff' or 'chord progression' but I know nuzzink about music) from Issac Hayes 'Ikes Rap II'

Ike's Rap II
Isaac Hayes

So there you go.

And, as an added extra special wet and miserable day bonus, a gravelly rendition of 'Glory Box' from Faith No More.

Don't say I never do anything for you.

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Tags: 90s music monday, bristol, faith no more, glory box, hell is round the corner, ikes rap, isaac hayes, portishead, tricky, trip hop

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