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18 April 2014     6:42 pm     620 notes


Malo - Suavecito

17 April 2014     9:43 am     479 notes


Red Eyes

The War on Drugs

16 April 2014     8:53 pm     192 notes

(Source: jpestrello)

15 April 2014     11:04 pm     1,463 notes




Demo of Beat It composed using only Michael Jackson’s voice

As Jackson couldn’t fluently play any instruments, he would sing and beatbox out how he wanted his songs to sound by himself on tape, layering the vocals, harmonies and rhythm before having instrumentalists come in to complete the songs.

One of his engineers Robmix on how Jackson worked: “One morning MJ came in with a new song he had written overnight. We called in a guitar player, and Michael sang every note of every chord to him. “here’s the first chord first note, second note, third note. Here’s the second chord first note, second note, third note”, etc., etc. We then witnessed him giving the most heartfelt and profound vocal performance, live in the control room through an SM57. He would sing us an entire string arrangement, every part. Steve Porcaro once told me he witnessed MJ doing that with the string section in the room. Had it all in his head, harmony and everything. Not just little eight bar loop ideas. he would actually sing the entire arrangement into a micro-cassette recorder complete with stops and fills.”

Reasons why I laugh when people say he wasn’t a real musician.

Dang. Dude was good.


(Source: harrattanparhar)

07 April 2014     1:57 pm     49,909 notes


Song Of The Day

Heliotropes - Quatto from A Constant Sea

05 April 2014     10:47 pm     1 note


All For You - Janet Jackson

29 March 2014     11:33 pm     1,605 notes


Sylvan Esso

white winters, warm coffee


27 March 2014     12:11 pm     412 notes


Future Islands - Spirit 

20 March 2014     6:00 am     4 notes