Monday, October 8
“I’d been into punk, and to me hip hop was the black
punk rock, just nobody else looked at it that way
, Rick Rubin on his role as early hip hop producer1.
Song analysis: Savannah
“Black Steel”, “Nadir’s BigChance”, “Love Song”.
If not done yet, order
What is the effect of HR’s desire to bring in but then
Richard Hell quote, p. 6 of Bangs.
“"He thinks he's
being part of something by doing that joining a clubthat'll welcome him with open arms, trying to get accepted. It's not real. Maybe I'm naive, but I think that's what all racism is not really directed at thetarget but designed to impress some other moron."
Bangs’ “rebuttal”: “But that's begging the q
uestionagain. Most people, I guess, don't even think about drawing the lines: they just seem to go through life
reacting at random.”
What do we think about these twostatements?5.
For Wednesday: read and listen to Needles AndPins / The Ramones; Fanfare in the Garden /Essential Logic; People Who Died / Jim Carroll:Daniel J.6.