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Featured Style: Bass Music

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Genre: Rap • Style: Bass Music
Springing from the fertile dance scenes in Miami (freestyle) and Detroit (electro) during the mid-'80s, Bass Music brought the funky-breaks aesthetic of the '70s into the digital age with drum-machine frequencies capable of pulverizing the vast majority of unsuspecting car or club speakers. Early Miami pioneers like 2 Live Crew and DJ Magic Mike pushed the style into its distinctive booty obsession, and Detroit figures like DJ Assault, DJ Godfather, and DJ Bone melded it with techno to create an increasingly fast-paced music. Bass music even flirted with the charts during the early '90s, as 95 South's "Whoot (There It Is)" and 69 Boyz' "Tootsee Roll" both hit the charts and went multi-platinum.

Featured Mood: Quirky

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AllMusic's moods are adjectives that describe the sound and feel of a song, album, or overall body of work. These albums celebrate the oddball and whimsical elements of music.
Trout Mask Replica
Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band Trout Mask Replica
Life's Too Good
The Sugarcubes Life's Too Good
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
The Incredible String Band The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter

Featured Theme: Long Walk

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AllMusic's themes refer to activities or events particularly suited for a song, album or overall body of work. Get your hiking boots on and find some new trails with these albums.
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Diamonds & Rust
Joan Baez Diamonds & Rust
In the Wee Small Hours
Frank Sinatra In the Wee Small Hours
Songs of Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen Songs of Leonard Cohen