My Fantasy Band Called “Gold Fusion”

My Fantasy Band If I could create a band with musicians from different generations it would probably be something like this. With hits like “Green onions”, “Over Easy” and “Chinese Checkers” the Stax Records House Band would be my rhythm section. The band consists of Al Jackson junior on the drums, Donald “Duck” Dunn on the bass, Steve Copper on the guitar, and Booker T. Jones on the keys. Miles Davis would be on the…
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Independent Research: Nas is so Illmatic

  Hip Hop was forever changed after the released of Illmatic in 1994. The impact it had on music was huge. Before the release of Nas’s first LP a album had beats that were arranged by one or two producers but Illmatic had beats that were provided heavyweight producers of the 90’s like Dj Premier, Large Professor, Q-Tip, L.E.S and Pete Rock. Illmatic also set the bar for album artwork, which featured a picture of…
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Michael Jackson: Bad Blog

An album that speaks on certain issue’s that are still going on today, can keep your ears anticipating what will be the next song, that crosses over into different genres, production is sample by different artist’s, song titles and lyrics are stupendous and album artwork is memorable is what I consider to be a classic; and Michael Jackson’s Bad album embodies all of those characteristics. With songs like Man In The Mirror, Just Good Friends featuring…
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Music Innovation: Akai MPC

Music Innovation: The Akai MPC   The impact that the Akai MPC has had on electronic music is enormous. The very first midi production center console was the MPC 60. Created by Roger Linn in 1988; it has been said that Linn who was a guitar player invented the MPC because he could not play the drums. Producers such as Kayne West, Todd Terry, Apollo 440 and Freddy Fresh made some great beats using the…
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