4 bars. 4 bars of Amen

A friend pointed me to this video by Nate Harrison about the Amen break, one of the most used breaks in hip hop and electronica. It goes on to use this as a point of discussion of copyright laws and music appropriation. I’ve heard discussion of this break before, but it was usually a more from a hip hop side; this gives a fairly full discussion of the track, though it’s a bit heavy on the electronica side of it.

The narration is a bit dry, but it’s really interesting nonetheless.



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