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Its remarkable run lasted 27 years, with acid house, techno and Balaeric as its core tenets. The final party at the close of the season was a blowout for the ages, with Cox delivering the marathon closing set. In hindsight, this was an attempt to transfer coolness from two DJs to a depreciating old media relic. As her organic, electric grooves gained international traction, the artist born Marea Stamper capitalized on her growing profile as an advocacy platform instead of a paycheck.
Through initiatives like the women-and-non-binary-focused Daphne festival, radio and club residencies, and her delightfully outspoken and recently dismantled Twitter feed, Stamper -- alongside a growing chorus of feminist DJ crews, queer artists and others -- has helped recast the genre as a space for inclusivity, change and progress.
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Thousands of people showed upblocking the streets and even running into oncoming traffic trying to get a glimpse of his set. Thankfully, no one got hurt and the police were able to shut down the riot. This is not what EDM is about. While festival stages were shooting fire and confetti in time with bass drops, over in a grimey dive bar in east Los Angeles, a relatively unknown group of producers were pushing electronic music to its furthest, weirdest and most experimental variations through the weekly party Low End Theory.
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And for good reason: Year in and year out, thousands of ravers clad in day-glo descend upon Miami to toss themselves into bass drops and internet-ready shenanigans. InKaskade was the only DJ tapped to play the Coachella main stage across two weekends. Arguably at the peak of his main-stage powers, Kaskade rolled out his biggest anthems and remixes, setting the high-sheen tone for his next album, Automatic.
But in the meantime, for addicts and abstainers alike — as well as we honorary imbibers who subsist on a steady diet of Diet Coke via IV drip — here are 10 more coffee songs, by artists from Bach to Dethklok to Yung Joc. And, come to think of it, at many points outside that particular spectrum.
Be sure to add your own selections in the comments. Get the playlist on Spotify and Rdio. Earlyth-century bluesman Mississippi John California Baby - Cliffie Swan - Memories Come True sang the praises of not just coffee, but Maxwell House-brand coffee in particular, as he opened "Coffee Blues" with a strangely endearing pitch for the product.
A sleeper classic featuring backup vocals from Elvis Costello and Paul Young, Squeeze's single "Black Coffee in Bed" finds a narrative use for coffee stains as the remnants of a failed relationship: "There's a stain on my notebook where your coffee cup was," Glenn Tilbrook sings. Helping to cement coffee's unexpected place as the most wistful of beverages, "Black Coffee in Bed" is one of many career highlights for one of the most reliably sturdy pop bands from the '70s, '80s and beyond.
Your purchase helps support NPR programming. InElla Fitzgerald tackled the tune, infusing it with the weary resignation the lyric requires. Bach's Coffee Cantata BWV is, by its very nature, a departure for the oft-solemn composer, who frequently wrote in coffee shops.
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