The scars we try hard to forget

Cat Stevens hangs on with my favorite album, but Dance by Mutabaruka is my favorite song.

I embedded this one because cool slideshow, here’s one that doesn’t run forty-five seconds over.

cause out of de music comes de tinkin of de mind
an’ de people move on leavin nothin behind
de laughter an’ pain become as one
like de action of our ancestors risin from de lan’

Midnight Rider

I Think I’m Noam Chomsky

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Tim Holland (born September 25, 1977), better known by his stage name Sole, is an American rapper and producer from Portland, Maine. He is co-founder of the indie hip hop record label Anticon. He has been a member of the groups Northern Exposure, Live Poets, Deep Puddle Dynamics, So-Called Artists, Sole and the Skyrider Band and Waco Boyz.

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Last Known Surroundings

Explosions in the Sky are an American post-rock band from Texas. The band has garnered popularity beyond the post-rock scene for their elaborately developed guitar work, narratively styled instrumentals, what they refer to as “cathartic mini-symphonies.”

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Forever Comrade Remix by Code 64

Edit: 2014-03-02
Looks like it’s now private. Here I found another, although I don’t like the poster image. It is dreadful and I hope you don’t hold it against me, but it’s the only vid I can find right now.

Just pretend you’re looking at this:

Bruderschaft is an electronic music artist’s collective led by New York City-based DJ Rexx Arkana. Conceived as a charity project focused on cancer research and treatment in the wake of Arkana’s father’s death from the disease, Bruderschaft brought together a large number of artists from the underground electronic music scene for the production of the band’s first singleā€¦

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100 I Dream

Foreigner is an album released by English singer-songwriter, Cat Stevens in July 1973. In addition to the minor hit “The Hurt”, which received a moderate amount of airplay, Foreigner also included such songs as “100 I Dream” and the 18-minute-long “Foreigner Suite”, which took up the entirety of side one.

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It Noh Funny

Forces of Victory is not simply one of the most important reggae records of its time, it’s one of the most important reggae records ever recorded.

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