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Week 4 Podcast Project

Presented By Shelby Lester First record to receive a Grammy Award. Produced by Norman Whitfield. Cloud Nine by The Temptations: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkLq8qKpk6g

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Peer Review Week 4

I think Don Mclean was an amazing songwriting and artist. I agree, he did sing from the heart, and American Pie was a dark story of America falling from glory and losing many things that were dearest. I really enjoy … Continue reading

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Atlantic Records Independent Research Blog

Atlantic Recording studios was the home base for Atlantic Records beginning in 1947 and had a steady track record of recording serious legends all the way through the 1980’s. They recorded and mastered some of the greatest musical acts of … Continue reading

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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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