The Word posted an excellent list of 40 Noises That Built Pop. Essentially it backs up the argument made in Everything is a Remix I talked about last week: some genres lean heavily on the same noises. Though strictly speaking it’s not sampling, how could you ever hear a dubstep song without that distinct wubwubwub, gospel (or seventies rock) without a leslie speaker or gabber without a distorted Roland 909 kick. We all imitate, alter and progress music.

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