Stagger Lee rated it it was ok Sep 18, A shortwave radio of a book. About David Toop David Toop is a highly regarded author, music critic and musician. Fabricated Soundscapes in a Real World. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I learned a lot about many things I knew only a little about before.
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Exotica explores, well, the musically exotic: the use of experimental, avant-garde, and unconventional sounds and sights in the making of music. Jungle drums, crashing cars, dolphin sounds; leopard-skin leotards, bared breasts, fruit-salad headdresses. From Stravinsky to Josephine Baker to Burt Bacharach to Les Baxter, from the sound of medical operations to the patter of a hard rain, from rap to elevator music, David Toop explores the unusual and bizarre in music and musical performance. He spends a fair amount of time on Josephine Baker, who in on the Paris stage did something she could never have done in the U. Toop also gives a lot of treatment to Les Baxter, whose music forayed into the mystical, pagan, sexual, and primitive as well as the simply novel. Yma Sumac, the South American singer famous for her incredible vocal range and unusual voice, also comes into play here, largely in partnership with Baxter.
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