Monthly Archives: April 2013

Response Post Week 3

I agree with you 100% about the Akai MPC. It has to be one of the most influential, and innovative sequencers ever made. Not only for hip-hop, but dance music too. Producers never before had access to such great sounding … Continue reading

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The innovation of Auto-Tune

One of the most innovative, and I would now say crucial developments in electronic music has to be the invention of vocal processors. I would place a big wager saying that all dubstep, electronic and dance music pieces feature vocals … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk!

What they called robot pop contained exactly the right ingredients to reach mass appeal. Kraftwerk is one of the most influential electronic acts of all time. It makes sense too, seeing that one of their biggest influences was The Beach … Continue reading

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Whats Really Going On….

  Before the release of the album Whats Going On Marvin Gayes music was simpler and dare I say sexier. He made love songs for short encounters. He made music that didn’t necessary push any envelopes. But times were changing, … Continue reading

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Reference Page:

Atlantic Records Independent Blog Entry: Atlantic Records. (n.d.). The History of Rock and Roll. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from http://www.history-of-rock.com/atlantic_records.htm Young, L. (n.d.). Atlantic Records Story.Both Sides Now Publications’ Home Page. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from http://www.bsnpubs.com/atlantic/atlantics Podcast on Norman Whitfield … Continue reading

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The Beatles: Revolver

Some would say Revolver was the second volume of Rubber Soul. (Newman, Ray, 2008) But I think they had a lot of differences. Apart from the usual fun, grooving songs that were similar to a lot of The Beatles older … Continue reading

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