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Mark Linett On Remixing The Beach Boys

When it comes to remixing “classic” songs for the distant past, it’s a lot tougher than you might think. For one thing, with many hits done on 4 and 8 track tape where many mix elements might be together on one track, there’s not much to mix or place in stereo. For another, it’s sometimes … Continue reading Mark Linett On Remixing The Beach Boys

808 Day: NYC’s 808, for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, and Whodini

Yes, yes, Detroit techno and all that. This 808 Day, Roland is giving NYC and hip hop some props – by shining the spotlight on pioneer Larry Smith. Don’t get me wrong – the TR-808 certainly feeds my techno addiction. But part of what made Roland’s drum machine such a legend was that it crossed … Continue reading 808 Day: NYC’s 808, for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, and Whodini