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Tag Archives: Recording

Ace Engineer/Producer Al Schmitt to Be Honored at ’06 Grammys

Yesterday, the Recording Academy announced the recipients of this year’s special merit awards, which will be presented at the Grammys in Los Angeles on February 8. David Bowie, Cream, Merle Haggard, Robert Johnson, Jessye Norman, Richard Pryor, and the Weavers will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards; Chris Blackwell, Owen Bradley and …

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INDIE ROUND-UP for May 5 2005

It’s only natural that a male-dominated music industry should use its promotional juggernaut to turn attractive female singers into icons. What’s more interesting is when it tries to reverse the process and turn icons and other cute things into singers. Lil Jon, who is collaborating with the much-less-stupid-than-she-looks Paris Hilton …

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INDIE ROUND-UP for April 7 2005

This week’s crop of indie releases proves that the slightly amateurish can be more satisfying than the slickly professional(ish) – it’s all about inspiration and having something original to say. – JS INDIE ROUND-UP for April 7 2005 === CD: Tim Young, Red If you pine for the time when …

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Jagged Massive Pill: Alanis Celebrates Album’s 10th Anniversary

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of her monster Jagged Little Pill, which has sold 30 million copies worldwide, almost 15 million in the U.S., and generated four Grammys including album of the year, Alanis Morissette, now 30, is recording an acoustic version of the album with her original co-writer and …

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3 Notes and Runnin’: Sample Ruling Protest

Power to the people – right on. Another online protest, and this one I am behind 100%. As I mentioned rather vehemently here, the ruling against NWA for violating copyright in the use of a three-note UNIDENTIFIABLE sample from Funkadelic’s “Get Off Your Ass and Jam” is a disaster. Downhill …

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Berklee Teaches GarageBand

We’ve been talking about the Berklee Collge of Music’s innovative online school of music since its inception in 2003 – now they have added a class in Apple’s GarageBand program: Explore the features and capabilities of GarageBand, and unlock the full potential of your songs by learning to use the …

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