The Avalanches’ Robbie Chater estimates there are around 3500 samples used on the group’s Since I Left You album. As someone who negotiates sample uses, I pity the poor soul who had to secure and track those licenses!
Robbie Chater celebrates a birthday today. Or maybe he doesn’t celebrate it. I don’t know. I don’t know him. Either way, I celebrate. Lots of cuts by The Avalanches on today’s playlist.
Today’s playlist celebrates the November 10 birthdays of Warren G, Massive Attack’s Andrew Vowles, King Crimson’s Greg Lake, Ennio Morricone, Major Lazer’s Diplo, Miranda Lambert, Eve, Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins, The Capris’ Nick Santo, The Beautiful South’s Jacqui Abbott, Atlanta Rhythm Section’s Ronnie Hammond, Donna Fargo, Tracy Morgan, and Ben L’Oncle Soul; and the November 11 birthdays of XTC’s Andy Partridge, Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God, LaVern Baker, Marshall Crenshaw, Peaches, The Ides of March’s Jim Peterik, X’s Dave Alvin, Hardfloor’s Ramon Zenker, Half Pint, Dennis Coffey, Mose Allison, The Raveonettes’ Sharin Foo, Static Major, Stubby Kaye, and Chris Smither.
Inspired by the November 14 birthdays of Run, Veruca Salt’s Nina Gordon, and Stephen Bishop; and the November 13 birthdays of Cass McCombs, Timmy Thomas, Onyx’s Sonny Seeza and The Teddy Bears’ Carol Connors.
Inspired by the November 11 birthdays of XTC’s Andy Partridge, LaVern Baker, Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God, Marshall Crenshaw, Stubby Kaye, Peaches, Mose Allison, Raveonettes’ Sharin Foo, Dennis Coffey, Chris Smither, Static Major, The Ides of March’s Jim Peterik, and The Blasters’ Dave Alvin.
Inspired by Black Music Month, LGBTQ Pride Month, the passings of Carl Reiner and composer Johnny Mandel, and the June 30 birthdays of Patrick Wolf, The Supremes’ Florence Ballard, The Moments’ Billy Brown, Sneaker Pimps’ Kelli Dayton, and Girls Aloud’s Cheryl Cole.