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8 thoughts on “ Hardrock - Herbie Hancock - Sound-System (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. Feb 08,  · Sound System was part two of the Rockit Band Trilogy as it has come to be know.(Future Shock, Sound System, And Perfect Machine) Hancock was primarily know for his Jazz Music until when the album Future Shock Skyrocketed him to fame in the Early MTV era/5(14).
  2. HERBIE HANCOCK Vinyl Records and CDs Just out of knee-pants, Hancock hit the jazz world after performing Mozart with the Chicago Symphony at age eleven. Hancock's piano became a fixture of the New York club and studio scene after he graduated with degrees in music and electrical engineering.
  3. Released in August , Sound-System is both a continuation of and a departure from Future Shock. While the theme on “Hardrock” is redolent of “Rockit,” the heavy use of African percussion also puts it close to Sextant in creating a happy marriage of indigenous African percussion and modern technology (polyphonic synthesizers, electronic drum programming, and turntable scratching).
  4. The album produced a hit-single entitled "I Thought It Was You". As a whole the album tends to lay more toward funk than a jazz record, and is reminiscent of much of the electro-funk of the time. This release marks the beginning of the 80s electro-era style that was more refined in Herbie's later albums such as Future Shock and Sound-System.
  5. About the album. Directstep, released only in Japan, was one of the earliest albums ever released on bestbardmybidesgudouggaconrekabwads.coinfor Lewis became second keyboardist on this album in order for Hancock to handle the multiple layers of electronic texture that he hoped to achieve. Hancock re-recorded "I Thought It Was You" (originally on Sunlight), making it even more electronic with his vocoding.
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  7. The discography of the American jazz artist Herbie Hancock consists of forty-one studio albums, twelve live albums, sixty-two compilation albums, five soundtrack albums, thirty-eight physical singles, nine promo singles and four songs not released as singles, but that charted due to downloads. This article does not include re-issues, unless they are counted separately from the original works.
  8. Oct 01,  · Herbie Hancock: Future Shock, Sound System, Perfect Machine album review by David Adler, published on October 1, Find thousands jazz reviews at All About Jazz!

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