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Peer Comment (Thomara Shoulders)

Hello Thomara, Great post! I didn’t really know a lot about Stax Records history until now. I think that is pretty amazing how Stax Records in 15 years had the opportunity to have that many songs in the charts of … Continue reading

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Phil Spector, mixing as we know it…

The mixing techniques that we all know or that we’re still learning about, for the most part Phil Spector was responsible of creating them. Today, many producers are still taking as an example many of Spector’s mixing techniques that were … Continue reading

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Peer Post Week 3 (Marco Puente)

Hello Marco, Gary Numan definitely took a step further into electronic music, especially if we compare his music and style with Kraftwerk. His album, “The Pleasure Principle” shows more musicality through the melodies and the song structures. Also, “The Pleasure … Continue reading

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Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin, is a British musician and composer of electronic music. The Guardian, a British newspaper, named him as “the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary electronic music”. Aphex Twin started producing music at the age of 12, and … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk – The Beginnings of Electronic Music New Era

In 1970, Ralf Hutter and Florian Schneider, they both from Dusseldorf, Germany, created Kraftwerk. The music concept for Kraftwerk was mainly influenced by the electronic genre. Their sound was driven by repetitive rhythms, with short, but catchy melodies, and electronic … Continue reading

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The Influence of “What’s Going On” into Popular Music (New Link)

The Influence of “What’s Going On” into Popular Music

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Hello Jonathan, What a great post! You really digged into Marvin Gaye’s history and the story behind the song “What’s Going On”.  I would say that Marvin Gaye’s history it’s kind of inspiring. Honestly speaking, looking into Marvin Gaye’s background, … Continue reading

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REFERENCE

Phil Spector, mixing as we know it… 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRmRBrnQq8o&feature=player_embedded 2. http://voices.yahoo.com/how-replicate-phil-spectors-wall-sound-effect-2410012.html Kraftwerk – The Beginnings of Electronic Music New Era http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2003/jul/25/artsfeatures.popandrock http://www.nme.com/reviews/kraftwerk/7663 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-zX6QkdQ30 http://www.sequencer.de/blog/kraftwerk-vocoder-barth/843 Aphex Twin Post http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2001/oct/05/artsfeatures3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok06G7E07Ik http://www.bbc.co.uk/6music/news/20090313_aphex_twin.shtml “What’s Going On” Malvin Gaye 1. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2001/dec/08/extract 2. http://www.slantmagazine.com/music/review/marvin-gaye-whats-going-on/365 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-kA3UtBj4M The Velvet Underground & … Continue reading

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What’s going on? Marvin Gaye

Before the great success of Marvin Gaye’s song, “What’s going on?” in 1973, Mr. Gaye already had a pretty strong career as songwriter, musician, and performer. His career started as singer while he was a child at a Pentecostal church … Continue reading

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