The New Pow Wow Step Essay

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Postmedia News released an article named "A Tribe Called Red Bring Culture, Politics to Club Music" in November 5, 2012 by a Stuart Derdeyn. The article presents a view into the underground world of "Pow Wow Step", which is a recently new trend in genre due to the popularity of electronic music .This recent genre is presented by a group named in the title, A Tribe Called Red (or ATCR) are involved in the intricacy of traditional views of Native culture and contemporary views, which incorporates both of these elements by having the perspective of the concept that culture has to evolve with the change that we have in our modern era. The group approaches their music with the intent to blend their cultures, there is no "'either/or' that asks …show more content…
Postmedia News released an article named "A Tribe Called Red Bring Culture, Politics to Club Music" in November 5, 2012 by a Stuart Derdeyn. The article presents a view into the underground world of "Pow Wow Step", which is a recently new trend in genre due to the popularity of electronic music .This recent genre is presented by a group named in the title, A Tribe Called Red (or ATCR) are involved in the intricacy of traditional views of Native culture and contemporary views, which incorporates both of these elements by having the perspective of the concept that culture has to evolve with the change that we have in our modern era. The group approaches their music with the intent to blend their cultures, there is no "'either/or' that asks people to choose between culture and politics ." They utilize both "modern dance [with the blend of] traditional drum beats .” The group goes out of their way to work with others and form a compilation of music that combines attributes of their music. The group demonstrates the ease at which their music was produced, by noting that both types of music are compatible, they are both "dance and dance" oriented. The music gives an implication of "both/and" rather than "either/or" when they explain that their music is a "two way street" as mention by group member Ian Campeau (or stage name: DJ NDN), people who know traditional music can be introduced to electronic, and those who know electronic to traditional. Since electronic music is so
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