Category: drum and bass

INSURRECTION: a hard house anthem of resistance

INSURRECTION: a hard house anthem of resistance

we are the ones we’ve been waiting for—we are a people becoming an army knocking on destiny’s door…we aspire to become living gods or at least to become more—we throw down to the house beat driving our armored boots into the floor…cosmology and astrology conjure reborn numerology—like a symphony and like divine infantry we rewrite …

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PRIMAL SCREAM

PRIMAL SCREAM

a child star—a cosmic gift—left ensnared by celerity’s kiss…a primal scream—a scream of rage—dancing in ecstasy on the stage…brother michael gone far too soon—our world misses his passion, his genius, his croon…tortured by racism—scarred so deep…his life inspires while his body sleeps…a soul immortal—blessed with divine energy—the king of pop so infused with creativity…we live, …

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ODE to a HOUSE BEAT

ODE to a HOUSE BEAT

Drums beat bodies writhe Strobe lights seduce the eyes Teeth grind lips defy Controlling egos undermined Bass drives treble flies Little monsters dip and dive Boys strip grown men cry Drag queen divas rule the night Crafty hooks are cyber-wired Churning souls and touching skies Emotions soar as vocals rise House beats ripping through the …

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MANIC NIGHTS

MANIC NIGHTS

Some things are dangerous to remember Nights flying through streets Lights flashing—sending signals Time slowing—now racing Every corner a new portal Every cluster of people a new stage I played those nights for all they were worth Behind each tinted window I saw a thrill Those manic nights had power There I met my match …

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MEXICO CITY

MEXICO CITY

A sea of humanity Taquerias and street food Dance with la zona rosa Cheap drinks, clubs, and dates Nights in the Roma Section That balcony where I smoked So many cheap Camels Mezcal and tequila energizing and enervating Plazas full of beauty and poverty People in rags begging for my foreign capital Beautiful smiles and …

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BASSLINE BOUNCE

BASSLINE BOUNCE

da-dun-dun-da SHOW ME LOVE ba-dumpadum-pa UP ABOVE SHOW ME GRACE (deface-replace) give me hugs and toxic drugs da dit-dit-DANCING never enough in the DARK (be my thug) MONSTA’s here Never fear in-in-INTIFADA in your ear BYPO c2010 http://byporevolution.blogspot.com/ EVOLVE or Die Trying REVOLT or Live Lying bypo.evolve@gmail.com