05.27.11 – double shot friday, kanye west and king crimson

I love it when I’m listening to a song and somebody recognizes a sample in the song that I didn’t even know was a sample. This happened with today’s double shot, when my roommate identified the “21st Century Schizoid Man” in Kanye West’s “Power” as a sample from the band King Crimson, a band that most people have never even heard of. Check it out for yourself.

This is even more appropriate for today because as I was sitting on the porch reading today, a guy running by wearing headphones looked straight at me and said “Fuck it, the world’s ours.” I assume that he was singing along with this Kanye song . . . or he hates people who read.

“Power”, by Kanye West [audio:http://www.adcerebrum.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/052711-Power-Kanye-West.mp3|titles=052711 Power – Kanye West]

“21st Century Schizoid Man (Including Mirrors)”, by King Crimson [audio:http://www.adcerebrum.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/052711-21st-Century-Schizoid-Man-Including-Mirrors-King-Crimson.mp3|titles=052711 21st Century Schizoid Man (Including Mirrors) – King Crimson]

 

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