Bohemian Rhapsody, the forthcoming biopic about the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, has had a troubled history. The movie had to switch directors mid-production, as the (deeply problematic) original director Bryan Singer disappeared from the set and was fired and replaced with with Dexter Fletcher. Typically, this sort of thing does not bode … More »
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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Bohemian Rhapsody, the new biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, has been in the works for a long time. Mr. Robot star Rami Malek was cast as Mercury back in 2016, and the movie has already dealt with more than its share of on-set chaos. The Usual Suspects/X-Men director Bryan Singer disappeared from the … More »
Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher is replacing Bryan Singer on the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Twentieth Century Fox announced today. Singer was fired from the project 12/4 after what the studio said were unexplained absences from the set, although the director countered that the studio refused to give him time off to care … More »
Bryan Singer has been fired from the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, 20th Century Fox has told THR. “Bryan Singer is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody,” the studio said in a statement. The decision reflected an escalating clash between Singer and actor Rami Malek and was caused by Singer’s being missing from the set, necessitating … More »
On October 7, 1977 — 40 years ago tomorrow — Queen ensured the music world, and the sports world, a good four decades’ worth of stomping and clapping and yelling when they released “We Will Rock You” as a single. In a formatting choice that goes 100% counter to every possible way it was played … More »
The National have been touring in support of their excellent new album Sleep Well Beast, and they’ve been sneaking a bunch of unexpected covers into their setlists. We’ve already posted about them covering New Order and Talking Heads this week, and during their two-day stand at London’s Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday and … More »
Last week, we got our first official glimpse of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in the long-in-the-works Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, and now we’re getting a whole lot more. Footage from the set of Malek performing “Bohemian Rhapsody” with a backing track for a recreation of Queen’s iconic Live Aid concert at Wembley … More »
Unlike Pluto has launched a new side project called Why Mona alongside frequent collaborator Joanna Jones. The tandem has been responsible for the hit “Waiting For You,” and more recently the team that brought us a popular rework of TLC’s “No Scrubs” two months ago. Now they cover another throwback — Queen’s classic 1977 masterpiece “We Will Rock You”
You can catch Unlike Pluto’s ascent through the ranks at this year’s Nocturnal Wonderland in San Bernadino and his latest original called “Let It Bleed” with Christina Gatti which dropped last month.
Listen to “We Will Rock You” below.