RaR37 – Whip It
Watch this video by clicking on this link. https://youtu.be/j_QLzthSkfM
Read the information “What to Listen For” & “What to Watch For”
Respond to the Rate-A-Record/Questions by clicking on the assignment link and then click on on the button “Write Submission” (to the right of Text Submission) to record your response. Do not use the comments field.
Whip It by DEVO
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR:
Digital drum sounds
Major emphasis on synthesizers
Repetitive figures in all parts
Use of electric guitar – minimal
Synthesizer sounds that “rub” or creates tension (dissonance)
Lack of bass guitar. Replaced by the synthesizer.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR:
The wild look of the band – behavior
Digital drum set
“Characters” in the video – plot? story?
RATE-A-RECORD/QUESTIONS TO ANSWER:
This piece is the epitome of what the New Wave was all about. How is this so? What are some things that you hear that support this statement?
What is this piece about??? Try and interpret what you are seeing and hearing without searching the internet for answers.
Give it a rating: 0 = Bad, 100 = Awesome. Defend your number.
Image preview for”this piece is the epitome of what the New Wave was all about. “