[Reading] ➼ J Dillas Donuts By Jordan Ferguson – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

J Dillas Donuts The story of J Dilla is one that will continue to be told as future generations continue to be inspired by the unique touch he brought to the art of sampling, hiphop, and production This book takes you on a lovely journey through dilla s life showing his powerful spirit and what his music did to others in this world Great looks at detroit and los angeles music communities Stones throw is all over this and it is great Helped me to gain a deeper understanding over why the music moves me which The story of J Dilla is one that will continue to be told as fu 4 1 2 stars Very great essay An easy read for a lot of good content in this book I look forward to reading33 1 3 books. From A Los Angeles Hospital Bed, Equipped With Little Than A Laptop And A Stack Of Records, James J Dilla Yancey Crafted A Set Of Tracks That Would Forever Change The Way Beatmakers Viewed Their Artform The Songs On Donuts Are Not Hip Hop Music As Hip Hop Music Is Typically Defined They Careen And Crash Into Each Other, In One Moment Noisy And Abrasive, Gorgeous And Heartbreaking The Next The Samples And Melodies Tell The Story Of A Man Coming To Terms With His Declining Health, A Final Love Letter To The Family And Friends He Was Leaving Behind As A Prolific Producer With A Voracious Appetite For The History And Mechanics Of The Music He Loved, J Dilla Knew The Records That Went Into Constructing Donuts Inside And Out He Could Have Taken Them All And Made A Much Different, Accessible Album If The Widely Accepted View Is That His Final Work Is A Record About Dying, The Question Becomes Why Did He Make This Record About Dying Drawing From Philosophy, Critical Theory And Musicology, As Well As Dilla S Own Musical Catalogue, Jordan Ferguson Shows That The Contradictory, Irascible And Confrontational Music Found On Donuts Is As Much A Result Of An Artist S Declining Health As It Is An Example Of What Scholars Call Late Style, Placing The Album In A Musical Tradition That Stretches Back Centuries. An interesting read for any hip hop fan Jordan Ferguson does a good job of recalling the life of arguably the most iconic person in hip hop s most iconic album As a Dilla fan, I appreciate some of the insight on his life and the t It was most appropriate reading Jordan Ferguson s Donuts back to back with this series release about Miles Davis Bitches Brew , as both albums deal in part with the cross genre classification of Musique concr te , but obviously from two different and noteworthy angles Donuts became one of my favourite books in this series, but like all musical inclinations, there is probably a very subjective reason for this that at this moment I am unable to explicate beyond saying that I thought Fergus It was most appropriate reading Jordan Ferguson s Donuts back to back with thi This is not the book I expected Though, honestly, I don t quite know what I expected.My favorite part about the 33 1 3 series is that each one is so drastically different that it s hard to get a bead on how the series will work.This one focuses quite a bit on the general context and history of the artist J Dilla, aka Jay Dee That, of course, wraps up much of it with the history of modern hip hop, which was perfect for me I recently finished HIP HOP EVOLUTION on Netflix and wished it had ca This is not the book I expected Though, honestly, I don t quite know what I expected.My favorite part about the 33 1 3 series is that each one is so drastically different that it s hard to get a bead on how the series will work.This one focuses quite a bit on the general context and history of the artist J Dilla, aka Jay Dee That, of course, wraps up much of it with the history of modern hip hop, which was perfect for me I recentl somewhat surprisingly, given my propensity towards arcane trivia about the music i love, this is the first 33 1 3 book i ve actually read, despite being aware of the series for some time now the simple, defining factor of the series is that anyone can submit a proposal all you need to show is that you have the knowledge and critical skill to deal with a gr Hopefully, this will be the first of many books to celebrate and discuss this album.For anyone who is not familiar with who J Dilla is and wishes to start exploring one of the genius hip hop producers of all time, Ferguson s book is a great primer I m always used to reading about music which I did not live at the time it came out so to read this book, for me, was pretty surreal Ferguson does a great job on giving you background on who J Dilla is, where he came from and why his music touched so Hopefully, this will be the first of many books to celebrate and discuss this album.For anyone who is not famili You can learn a bit of history of Detroit hip hop, and a bit about J Dilla s history, but that s about it Most of this book is an exercise in intellectual self gratification, using the Donuts album as fodder Lots of pages that try to draw from philosophy, literature, psychology, and other fields in an attempt to explain Dilla s work The author spends an entire chapter writing about himself, as he tries to justify writing a book like this If you re seeking to learn about J Dilla s approach You can learn a The 33 1 3 books have always struck me as a brilliant idea with somewhat spotty execution The books generally follow the same formula analyzing a seminal album in 100 200 pages of insight, interpretations, and or the historical context of the work Each book is penned by a different author with a different approach, so naturally there is considerable variation in quality As someone who really likes to dig into albums deserving of such mental exertion, I much enjoyed the books where everything The 33 1 3 books have always struck me as a brilliant idea with somewhat


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