Arthur Baker, king of the beats

Arthur Baker – “Onederful (Planet Rocka Dub)” (play/download)

You may not know his name but you’ve danced to his beats. Since the early-1970s Arthur Baker has been the patriarch of dancefloor sensible beats, shaping the sounds of both hip-hop and dance music. His unparalleled discography reads like a history of contemporary music with groundbreaking titles like “Planet Rock” and “Breaker’s Revenge.” Arthur proves he’s still stepping away from the boards with forward-thinking music with “Onederful (Planet Rocka Dub),” and after 35 years, the man is still killing it!

Here’s the video for “Planet Rock.” A must hear for any music lover.

Listen to more of Arthur Baker music on his myspace page.

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