You may not recognize Mark Ronson, but you’d definitely recognize at least one of the countless hits he’s worked on in the past 10 years. He began as a socialite DJ back in the ’90s, a New York cool kid who went from spinning at hip-hop clubs to high-fashion parties. Born in London in 1975, … More »
The veteran producer Salaam Remi has been in the game for decades; he started out playing keyboards on a Kurtis Blow album in 1986. Over the years, he’s collaborated with Shabba Ranks, the Fugees, Whitney Houston, Ms. Dynamite, Jazmine Sullivan, and Miguel, among many others. He produced Ini Kamoze’s “Here Comes The Hotstepper,” one of … More »
An Amy Winehouse hologram is in the works, Reuters reports. Although the singer died from alcohol poisoning in July 2011, her likeness is expected to hit the stage next year in a show featuring a live band accompanying the voice from her original recordings. More »
What’s going on dance music fans! Today we have a special treat for you featuring new up and coming artist Pizooki who remixes the late Amy Winehouse in a tropical house / future fashion that really develops into an incredible ode to her music history and legacy. The track opens up with a spacious development
As a producer, it can be difficult creating a home studio. In an ideal world, a musician or producer would have a recording studio in their own living space. The goal is to get authentic, amazing sounding audio and minimize travel time. Looking at layouts for some of the most famous recording studios in the world might help. The infographic below shows the floor plans of studios responsible for recording some of the all-time greats: Nat King Cole, The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Tina Turner, The Beatles, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, Queen, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash.
It also contains techniques to create a recording studio at home, the sound science behind recording music, and some of the best albums recorded at home.
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