Final lecture in KMB003 (Sex Drugs Rock’N’Roll) this semester. Always a happy-sad occasion. There’s no denying the music, though. What better way to go out with an Appeal of the WRONG! in pop music special? INTRODUCTION MUSIC 1. Robyn – Dancing On My Own 2. Wah! – The Story Of The Blues (I didn’t actually […]
Great lecture. The vast majority of my students missed it. Just sayin’. The descriptions are taken from my regular weekly column at The Vine. Die Antwoord https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bdeizHM9OU According to Pitchfork, Zef is a “philosophy of intentional ignorance and crassness”. Die Antwoord, a rave-rap outfit from South Africa, try so hard to be WRONG in everything they do, […]
The appeal of the WRONG! in pop music | 1 – Die Antwoord, Penderecki, Elvis Presley, Marina And The Diamonds, Tubeway Army
It’s the very wrongness of the following that makes them all so appealing. They are, at the least, memorable.