The details for the soundtrack of the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody have been revealed, coinciding with what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 72nd birthday. It’s a mix of live performances, new versions of hits, and some of the studio recordings of the original songs. Per a press release, each version of the song was … More »
That The Weeknd has some new music to share is hardly a surprise, given the My Dear Melancholy crooner’s confirmation earlier this month that he was once again rubbing elbows in the studio with Gesaffelstein, a key figure in the 2018 album’s production.
While The Weeknd assisted on two of the year’s most noteworthy releases in the rap ring–Nicki Minaj‘s Queen, and Travis Scott‘s Astroworld–the R&B vocalist certainly isn’t neglecting his own projects, as the second episode of The Weeknd’s Beats 1 radio show, “Memento Mori” evinced.
The Weeknd treated listeners to previews of two new tracks that currently remain unreleased, including a remix of My Dear Melancholy constituent, “Try Me,” that features hip hop heavyweights Quavo, Trouble, and Swae Lee.
Those who missed “Memento Mori’s” live broadcast can stream the newly debuted material, here.
H/T: Consequence of Sound
On The Run II is bracketed by a pair of slow dances. OK, technically it’s bracketed by Jay-Z’s “Holy Grail” — with Beyoncé taking over Justin Timberlake’s hook duties and thrashing her hair in circles during the Nirvana interpolation — and “APESHIT,” the rousing Migos-powered lead single from the Carters’ new collaborative album Everything Is … More »
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.
H/T: Insulation Express
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 »