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" this is a blank formatted diskette..."
( edit: jungle brothers removed from site-here's the original tune the bros rapped over-royal house ie todd terry " can you feel it?"))ok so they chopped that line from the end but this the genius that is todd terry- the jungle brothers-"i'll house you" -back when black people and white people and latino people weren't all scared to like the same music and dance in the same club. back when they'd play black music in club that catered to white industrial peeps because everyone knew that black americans created techno and it was at their feet that eurohonkies like depeche mode worshipped.

if you weren't there-you can't understand it- the crossing of color boundaries, the reverence toward the music of dance culture, the lack of egocentric self promotion that accompanies clubbing now was largely not present.there was the music. there were the people and you were there to dance. sometimes it was so good people broke down and cried. i used to dj at times through a veil of tears i'd be so moved by the sound and the energy. but i was not the point. the music was.my purpose was to promote the music and it's revelatory power not to promote myself. my license plate never said "MITTNZ". i would hunt down a banging tune and spend all the money i had for food on it because mommy and daddy definitely weren't keeping me flush and comfy bougie bougie. i once broke into a car because there was a cup of change in it and i had no money for cat food that day. well, it was an abandoned car but still...

the past always seems so pure. distance grants a forgiving shroud of fairy dust-twinkling, golden and oh so special. but it was a fucking amazing time.

and you can't touch it.

so drop that ghetto blaster...

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I love that MC900 Ft Jesus track, and I haven't heard it in years! When I was doing Communion I used to close the night with that occasionally in the mid 90s.

the song and the video were both banned-it seems so ridiculous now but then again this is the same media that banned bevis from saying 'FIRE!FIRE!FIRE!" as if a song or cartoon could make someone a serial arsonist.

a Nettwerk oddity at the time-the guy's a fucking genius. this song is so perfectly seamed together.we used to drive home from the clubs with the first cassette looping in the player. another example of how the stupidity of medium driven media, slavishly obeyed by the record buying audience and listener, has no place for those who exists happily and talent filled outside the proscribed, race appropriate genres.

You know me and my overall lack of 1. dancing ability and willingness (unless on my way to drunk)and 2. love of electronic music (I am really picky and weird in this respect...not that I am a sob in any way (simply don't know enough), but a lot of it just doesn't appeal to me -- too repetitive and it lacks creativity a lot of the time).

That being said, While the City Sleeps, (and MC 900ft Jesus in general) is a track I heard when I was in college...loved it then..love it now.

stop with the can't dance shit- you dance fine. youve taken a good look at those gay ravers goths trotting and stomping around like the ugly version of the Happy Hitler Youth have you not? clomp clomp heil heil whiney whiney...it's like a "HOdown in black on HeeHaw " only with less innovative music.

and you can do those belly dance moves whereas i cannot.

mc 900ft jesus completely rocks...too bad they didn't have ' the truth is out of style' to post. some good things do come from texas.

yeah that MC900Ft Jesus song totally kicks ass!!!

there you are!

all i can say to that is


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yeah- they do it all the time. i replaced it with a boring video of the original song-spinning on a turntable. and a 45 at that.

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