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Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by craiguerabbitry
7/9/2012  12:32:00 PM
Not to be picky but my name is Terri and am female. A lot of people think I am a guy but "craigue" is my last name and "rabbitry" is because we had one. The name is actually my email handle.
Enough of that...
I bet you had great fun out dancing even to "Eye of the Tiger"!! Personally I am all for the Fun in dancing so lets all enjoy in our own way and to what ever music we have available to work with.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by Ladydance
7/9/2012  6:20:00 PM
Hi, Terri, sorry about that. There aren't many regular women contributers on this site. I have been around for awhile as has 'belleofyourball'.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by slaughsj
7/10/2012  5:57:00 AM
Not bad, just a few thing grate: Amy Winehouse, not Whinehouse . Apart from that, no-one is to deny you setting up any list you like, ignore the haters.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by bmaniaci
7/12/2012  1:19:00 AM
Oh gosh I knew that too! Dang, well that's just one of those typos that are hard for me to spot. I'll fix it, thanks.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by divyamusic2
7/23/2012  11:02:00 PM
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Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by billymarsh
9/17/2012  4:18:00 PM
It seemed to start around 2000, with tracks like "Sing It Back" by
Moloko and "Lady" by some guys I can't remember. Sort of like taking
four bars from a 70's disco or funk track and repeating them
continuously for 3-5 minutes, occasionally stuck through a moog filter
or something. Occasionally you hear a nice little melody, then the
realisation dawns that it's simply been sampled from a lesser known
disco track.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by ihonvinson
7/11/2012  1:08:00 PM
Is there a way to offer you suggestions for your blog directly?
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by bmaniaci
7/12/2012  1:27:00 AM
In the form of comments yes, if you post a comment under one of the playlists and I agree that the songs do work, i will add them. I do have the comments moderated, I don't want it to turn into youtube with all kinds of smut posted, but relevant and helpful posts I always allow through.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by Quickstep7
7/12/2012  11:46:00 PM
Craig. All of the instructional videos on this site have the correct footwork, posture, alignments dancing in time and so on. So what are you doing here. I would say this is a strictly Ballroom Dance Site where dancers do not want to do heels when they should be toes, and toes when they should be heels. I must add that I am very impressed with the instructions that I have just been viewing. They are first class.
Re: Modern Dance Music
Posted by craiguerabbitry
8/4/2012  3:55:00 PM
If this is directed to me (my name is Terri not Craig)I wasn't being critical of the site. In fact I think it is wonderful and I have learned a lot from this site. Maybe you could show me where it says you have to be a perfect dancer to learn from this site. I am saying that not everyone has access to perfect music when they go out and that it is helpful to have some idea as to what song/music could be danced to as an alternate choice for the places that are available to dancers in different areas. Like I stated before the majority of music played around my little hick town is country. I would have to drive over an hour to maybe be able to find the "proper music". The dance studio I attend does offer 2 dance parties a month which I do attend and do get to improve my skills with "proper music" but they also play a few of more modern music. Atr these parties all of the instructors are present and give assistance and training in the ballroom dances.

Again though I am here to learn and have FUN!

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