Drop That Beat

Webster’s Dictionary defines “beat drop” as “the moment in a dance track when tension is released and the beat kicks in. Great drops create overbearing drama. They’re built for the unabashed and uninhibited, releasing the enormous energy accrued during a song’s progression.”

Think about it. You’ve been bumping and grinding… you’ve been bobbing and weaving … the music is progressing… you’ve gone through a few verses and even the hook. The sweat is building on your forehead and you can feel the tension in the rhythm buildingbigger, louder, until suddenly — the drop.

I imagine that’s exactly what Ollie was feeling at this exact moment:

I know it’s not house music… I know it’s not some big time bass hit produced by DJ Kool… but, boy can Imagine Dragons drop that beat with the best of them… Oliver thinks so!

I know I’m dating myself a bit here… but tell me this song doesn’t make you want to throw it back to 1996. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qG9ZWUitFik

PS: Fun Fact… DJ Kool borrows the phrase “Let Me Clear My Throat” from the Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill album.

5.8.14. – The Beastie Boys Help with Sleep

Bouncer? Nope!
Jumper? Nope!
Swing? Nope
Couch? Nope
Walk? Car seat, boppy, bassinet, tummy, rock and play… N.O.P.E.

“We got a safe in the trunk with money in a stack
“With dice in the front and Brooklyn’s in the back.
No sleep till –
No sleep till Brooklyn ! No sleep till Brooklyn !”

Maybe the Beastie Boys were new parents and they were leaving like a secret code for all other newborn parents? You know like…
If your kid won’t sleep, dont worry, we got you… Pack up your hooptie with a safe and a fat stack (don’t forget to pack some dice) and head off to Brooklyn. There has gotta be something in these lyrics. Bc literally I’m outta options! I really hope MCA was a board certified baby sleep consultant.

BROOKLYN be on the look out for a black 4- door Honda Accord w a Harry Potter themed sticker on it. I’m on my way w a hysterical baby… And you’re my last hope! No sleep till Brooklyn !