Sunday, September 02, 2007

Armand Van Helden - I Want Your Soul

You know how sometimes representations of previous eras on television or film can seem forced? Like you can picture some sweaty director screaming, "We're on a tight deadline, so tie a bandana around her acid washed jeans and let's shoot this fucker!!!" But sometimes you find that movie or video or photo that nails it, totally captures a previous era without seeming like it's TRYING. Boogie Nights is in this category. Dazed and Confused. And in the spirit of authentic throwback vibes, check out the new track from Armand Van Helden's newest offering:

The high-top fades, the spandex, the dance moves, to say nothing of the throwback late 80s/early 90s New York freestyle sound throughout, fucking dead on.

And to indulge in a little bit more nostalgia for shoulder pads and spandex, peep the source for the vocal sample:

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