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Great dance scenes in films

Some memorable dance moments in film.

 

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Green Blood

Aliens and space ships, love and humour, tragedy and the after world….
Great song, on loop all week >>

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Love, Prince

It was already over with my girlfriend when I went to see Prince live in concert in 1992 in Rotterdam. Not that she knew it already, I hadn’t told her yet. This coincided with the looming termination of my physics study at uni and leaving the student house I was living in.

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The Spirit of Bach

This is music.

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Helado Negro

The son of Ecuadorean immigrants, Helado Negro was born in South Florida in 1980. His childhood was suffused with tropicalheat, humidity, hurricanes, all refracted with the rich sounds and colors of the various Latin American cultures of southern Florida. (from)

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David Bowie, Hero

Just as his latest and enigmatic brilliant video ‘Lazarus’ came out on his 69th birthday it turned out to be quite something else.

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Slavic Soul

Old Sovjet Record

Old Sovjet Record

One time on a visit to my father he got out this old record player from the attic and put on a 78 rpm (I believe he got from his father); a Sovjet-labelled record from the Fyodorov Sisters and it was as like a call from another world.

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Stromae

Stromae makes me very happy. This is why:

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Seapony

This Seattle-based indie band is no more. Fortunately their dreamy music lives on.
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Kraftwerk

The true innovators.

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The Birth of Detroit Techno

Dancing to the first ever Detroit techno record, released in 1981, Sharevari by ANUMBEROFNAMES, at this show from the 80s called The Scene.

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Oi Va Voi – Live

Last weekend I went back to the UK and visited the Rhythms of the World Festival in Hitchin. One of the performing acts was Oi Va Voi from London. They are a great band I’ve been following for a while and had the luck to see them live from up close:

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