I preferred it when they were all just faceless techno bastards. Fatima Yamaha always sounded like a made-up moniker - and not offensive. A town in Portugal/an Arabic name mixed with a Japanese motorcycle company?
Naive of me, but what I think is great about this music is that it joins people from very different backgrounds into a shared culture - we are all on the same team, no? On 17 Sep 2016 20:28, "christiaan" <gotrecord...@gmail.com> wrote: > dicks and wankers. they kind of go hand in hand, don’t they? > > > On 17 Sep 2016, at 20:40, Joe Marougi <jmaro...@gmail.com> wrote: > > So when is it ok to misrepresent yourself or juice off another's persona? > Where is the line that separates us being dicks to call it out them being > douches for doing it? > > Examples that come to mind: > Moodymanc > Detroit Swindle > What Oliver $ did > Detroit Soul > The vocal sample in Los Picaros by Fabrice Lig > > Sent from my iPhone, may include typoes. > > On Sep 17, 2016, at 9:49 AM, Eamonn Doyle <d...@d1.ie> wrote: > > > I can't think of any good reason for a European male to otherise > themselves and present as a minority woman. Why? This is exoticizing the > other, plain and simple. > > > > What about an African male / South American male ? Japanese male ? He is > Dutch - Surinamese as it happens. A minority woman ? Where ? In whose eyes > ? > > Eamonn / D1 > > > > > > > > > > > > There is already a dearth of actual women and minorities in the music > game, the last thing we need is dudes pretending to be them. I'm sure he's > a super nice guy, but it's beside the point. > > On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Eamonn Doyle <d...@d1.ie> wrote: > >> >> >> >> > On 17 Sep 2016, at 16:55, Arturo Lopez <arturo.m.lo...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> > >> > It's my understanding this is a Dutch male recording as a woman?, >> bringing in orientalist nonsense and 'exotic' flavorings for no reason. >> >> >> >> >> How do you know it was for no reason ? >> >> He’s not a wanker actually. >> >> FYI - 'What’s a girl to do' was originally released by us on D1 >> Recordings in 2004. >> >> Eamonn / D1 >> >> >> >> > > >