Leftfield are a British electronic duo formed in 1989. They began as the duo of Neil Barnes and Paul Daley (the latter formerly of the Rivals and A Man Called Adam).In January 2010 Barnes resurrected Leftfield without Daley and, after touring for a few years, finished writing new material for a third album titled Alternative Light Source.
Popular music historian Arnold Shaw wrote in 1949 for the Music Library Association that the term "out of left field" was first used in the idiomatic sense of "from out of nowhere" by the music industry to refer to a song that unexpectedly performed well in the market.
Mid–late 1990s: Mainstream decline. Contrary to alternative rock, which went on to become a mainstay in mainstream music and replaced the glam metal of the previous generation as the most popular form of rock music, alternative hip hop's commercial momentum was impeded by the then also newly emerging, significantly harder-edged West Coast gangsta rap.
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Harmonic distortion and "analog warmth" are sometimes misleadingly suggested as core features of lo-fi music. Its aesthetic is actually defined by the inclusion of elements normally viewed as undesirable in professional contexts, such as misplayed notes, environmental interference, or phonographic imperfections (degraded audio signals, tape hiss, and so on).
Tracy Reiner as Betty "Spaghetti" Horn (#7, left field/relief pitcher) Betty Miller as Older Betty; Bitty Schram as Evelyn Gardner (#17, right field) Renée Coleman (credited as Renee Coleman) – Alice "Skeeter" Gaspers (#18, left field/center field/catcher) Shirley Burkovich as Older Alice; Ann Cusack as Shirley Baker (#11, left field)
Find Famous Left-Field Pop Artists and ... Autobiographical songwriting and playful pop culture references make the band's third album some of their richest music.
Following the release of Electric Café (1986), Wolfgang Flür left the group in 1987, followed by percussionist Karl Bartos in 1990. Founding member Schneider left in 2008. The band's work has influenced a diverse range of artists and many genres of modern music, including synth-pop, hip hop, post-punk, techno, ambient, and club music.
Oct 14, 2020 · Rostam has shared his woozy left-field pop jammer 'Unfold You'. Vampire Weekend co-founder and solo artist, Rostam has gained a reputation as one of pop's most creative figures. Working on a plethora of huge collaborations, he returns with solo duties with this curious left-field release.