wayne 'n' wax droppin' science re. reggaeton--argument in a nutshell: the axis of "changing same" in the genre doesn't pertain to the beat structure itself ("bumpety-bumpety, here comes the galloping major," more like a changeless same innit) but timbral variations in the snare sounds. bigupyachest wayne, this could be a way into a genre whose appeal has pretty much eluded me so far.
and here's another great piece of writing--on a late period Mo' Wax release of all things!!!!!--of the sort that can only really be done these days on bloggs and therefore kinda restores one's ever-so-slightly-waning faith in the whole blogging enterprise.