will.i.am and the Black Eyed Peas

Jun 1, 2004, By Blair Jackson

To paraphrase the opening of their infectious song Let's Get Retarded, L.A.'s Black Eyed Peas keep runnin', runnin', runnin', runnin' They've toured virtually...

Matthew Sweet: Happy at Home

May 1, 2004, By Craig Dalton

Tucked away in the Hollywood Hills, surrounded by the sites of countless hit movie location shoots, is the home and personal studio of Matthew Sweet....

Meredith Brooks Redefines A&R

May 1, 2004, By Heather Johnson

With the record industry seemingly more interested in fat bottom lines than long-term career development, many artists stopped grabbing at the “major-label record deal” brass ring long ago and began taking a more proactive role in their business affairs....

Classic Tracks: The Doobie Brothers' "What a Fool Believes"

May 1, 2004, By Robyn Flans

No one was more surprised than Michael McDonald when the song he wrote for the Doobie Brothers, “What a Fool Believes,” earned Grammys for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, as well as Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists at the 1980 awards ceremony....

Jimmy Jam

Apr 1, 2004, By Heather Johnson

Prince must have kicked himself squarely in his purple paisley derrière after firing his keyboardist and bassist back in 1983....

Music for Games

Mar 1, 2004

We've moved from MIDI to audio files, from 22kHz mono playback to 44.1 stereo, and from repetitive bursts of loops to full scoring and interactive transitions — in key....

Audio at Electronic Arts

Mar 1, 2004, By Blair Jackson

AS LITTLE AS 10 YEARS AGO, sound and music for games were practically afterthoughts, usually handled by the same person, generated on MIDI synths and only occasionally using samplers and libraries for effects, and wedged into the game at the end, usually at 8-bit resolution....

Bob Clearmountain

Mar 1, 2004, By Maureen Droney

In person, Bob Clearmountain looks much too youthful to have been engineering for more than 25 years....

Guitar Wizard Johnny A.

Mar 1, 2004, By Barbara Schultz

A home studio can be a blessing and a curse for a workaholic....

Classic Tracks: The 5th Dimension's "Aquariaus/Let the Sunshine In"

Feb 1, 2004, By Dan Daley

It seems axiomatic that the further back in time we reach, the more the actual making of records becomes almost anticlimactic to what transpired outside of the recording studio's confines....

Steve Earle

Feb 1, 2004, By Gaby Alter

Steve Earle is not a man to lay idle. Since a stint in drug rehab pulled him out of a personal and career slump in the mid-'90s, the 48-year-old rock/country songwriter has been producing new work at a pace that would leave many younger artists in the dust....

Rufus Wainwright

Feb 1, 2004, By David John Farinella

After what he terms a few “harrowing” experiences with record producers, singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright has finally found an aural ally in Marius deVries....

Living Colour

Feb 1, 2004, By Chris J. Walker

Much like a popular couple breaking up, the extremely dynamic alternative metal band, Living Colour, which officially disbanded in 1995, was constantly queried about reuniting....

Gary Rydstrom

Feb 1, 2004, By Tom Kenny

It's the rare individual who is able to go out on top, to walk away from a career while still at peak performance....

Nick Launay

Feb 1, 2004, By Bryan Reesman

Some people work fastidiously to build a career while others naturally fall into one....

B.B. King

Jan 1, 2004, By Chris J. Walker

If 2003 was “The Year of the Blues,” it's appropriate that the undisputed modern master of the genre, B.B. King, put out a fine album in the fall to cap the celebration....

Eric Schilling

Jan 1, 2004, By Maureen Droney

Life never gets boring for Eric Schilling. An engineer with a knack for consistently creating polished pop/rock, Schilling is also in demand for the savvy that he brings to jazz and Latin projects....

The Naked Truth About The Beatles' Let It BeNaked

Jan 1, 2004, By Matt Hurwitz

Ever wondered what The Beatles' Let It Be album would have sounded like had it been properly completed instead of released as a companion disc to their 1970 fly-on-the-wall motion picture of the same name?...

John Meyer

Jan 1, 2004, By George Petersen

John Meyer, who with his wife, Helen, founded Meyer Sound Laboratories 25 years ago, has always taken a different approach to seeing (and hearing!) the world....

Neil Sedaka's Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

Jan 1, 2004, By Gary Eskow

Born in Brooklyn in 1939, Neil Sedaka was a gifted pianist once lauded by none other than Arthur Rubinstein as one of New York's best young players. Sedaka was on course to become a classical musician and even enrolled at the famous Julliard School, but a collaboration that he and neighbor Howie Greenfield began several years earlier would pull him in a different direction. A slew of hit records, including the Number One worldwide smash, “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,” would come from t...

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