People always ask me

What's the difference between wacking and voguing?
Now I can direct them to this video, which is accurate for both the music and fashion chosen to represent each style.

Oh, and I don't think I mentioned waaaay back in October that the documentary about Arthur Russell played at the Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. I wish I had gone to see it. It would have kept in the tradition of Godfather of Disco from the year prior. And, along with Mel Cheren, Morricone, Moroder, and others, Russell was a founder of some of the best music I've ever heard. Anyway, here's the trailer:

And as an added bonus, one of Russell's brilliant tracks.
Can't you just imagine a Mia Michaels routine to one of his songs?
It would probably look something like this:

1 comment:

heidi said...

Hi Jeremy! How are ya?

I assume I'm the only person who has never heard of the wacking dance style before. Oh, my sheltered life.