Wasim's Rants: The United States of ObAmerica

Alright...I admit it. I've been on a 'good energy' kick lately, reading everything from Friedman's Hot, Flat, & Crowded to the Idiot's Guide to 2012, The Secret to Osamu Tazuka's Buddha. Even travelled to Costa Rica the two weeks prior to Election Day on a whim to explore myself and my priorities, the state of my psyche and well-being and coconuts, papayas, and banana hammocks.

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Asphalt Jungle : The Kotori Interview

So the story goes a little somethin' like this: Two drum and bass producers, Brian Tarquin and Chris Ingram, meet while "making records for Instinct records back in the mid-90s...a lot of acid jazz stuff," Tarquin recalls. One day, they happened upon a copy of Bob Marley's "Don't Rock The Boat." On this particular copy, the channels were split so that the band was on one and the vocals on the other. As you can imagine, that can be quite enticing for a couple of expert remixers.

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