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The 2015 Red Bull Music Academy is held at La Gaîté lyrique in Paris. Throughout the Academy, we are working together with the digital arts and modern music center to present an exhibition entitled Paris Musique Club. Running from October 24th to January 31st, 2016, Paris Musique Club offers both an enhanced music exhibition and programming focused on the carte blanche approach, in which creative collectives and labels from the Parisian scene have been given full discretionary power to do as...
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In the immediate aftermath of the devastating attacks in Paris, the Red Bull Music Academy and two of its lecture guests, Jean-Michel Jarre and Laurie Anderson, decided to sit down on the couch to discuss music and its role in uncertain times. Having been friends and collaborators for decades, Jarre and Anderson's understanding of each others' work and ideas weaves this lecture together: with realism, wisdom and humor. Although they sit on the couch casually, and as equals, Jarre and Anderson...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. It’s a known fact that opposites attract. The classically trained Chilly Gonzales and rock provocateur Peaches brought out the best in each other when they first met at a basement jam session. Coming from opposite ends of the...
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The following audio clip is taken from one of Negativland’s Over The Edge radio shows from 1993 and it is called ‘A Piddle Diddle Disneyland’. In this episode, the group, under their Firesign Theater-inspired names, take a tour of the Happiest Place On Earth while ‘Rex Everything’ reads parts of his “unpublishable” guide book with The Weatherman belly aching and stepping on gum. ….and in THIS clip, they toddle right through ‘The Enchanted Tiki Room’. If this makes you feel...
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Producer Sounwave and engineer MixedByAli recall the making of Kendrick Lamar’s breakthrough album Section.80 and how it set the foundation for what was to come. #tde #rap #RBMFLA Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/UPE0BooT154 - to hear Sounwave, Tae Beast and MixedByAli speak with Brian “B.Dot” Miller about their rise to fame under the tutelage of Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, their relationships and collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, their memories of Mac Miller and what it...
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Composer, author and educator Pauline Oliveros has dedicated her life to sound and to listening. One of electronic music’s most important early figures, she was an original member of the pioneering San Francisco Tape Music Center and its first director. A founder of the Deep Listening Institute, she now conveys the message that sound and its effects are powerful equalizers. Her works are meditations on the ocean of sound that listeners can find themselves in, embracing the rapture of audible...
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When Dylan Mills released his debut album as Dizzee Rascal in 2003 he put London's newest sound, grime, on the global map. Fashioned from his experiences as an amateur pirate radio DJ and MC as well as his fascination with Three 6 Mafia, drum & bass and heavy metal, Boy in da Corner captured the raw energy and determination of a teenager who had found salvation in music. A critical and commercial success, the album earned Mills three top 30 hits and the Mercury Prize at age 19. It also put...
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Producers Sounwave and Tae Beast and engineer MixedByAli speak with Brian “B.Dot” Miller about their relationships and collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, the Black Panther soundtrack, their rise to fame under the tutelage of Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, the late Mac Miller and what it takes to stay true to the game. #tde #rap #RBMA TOPICS: 00:19 - The making of the Black Panther soundtrack 05:24 - The importance of finding your own voice and staying original 11:25 - The place of TDE in...
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The Red Bull Music Academy will host its next month-long music workshop and festival series in Montreal in autumn of 2016. This will be the Academy’s 18th edition and first full return to Canada since Toronto hosted it in 2007. Applications for the Red Bull Music Academy will open globally on January 18, 2016, closing March 7, 2016 #RBMAMTL Find out more: http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/ ------ Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/10OyDHc ------ Visit our official website:...
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Revolutionary director Hype Williams explains why Beyoncé is his favorite artist to work with, citing her work ethic and the story behind the Drunk In Love video with Jay-Z. #beyoncé #hiphop Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/zSUav71UBmk - to hear Hype Williams discuss the early days of his career, working with Bad Boy Records, Missy Elliott and what it took to leave his mark on the culture. “Hype” Williams first made his name as a music video director in the ’90s, with a...
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Drum & bass veteran DJ Storm recalls the recording sessions with her DJ partner, the late Kemistry that led to their highly acclaimed contribution to the DJ-Kicks series. #DJing #vinyl Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/IIzVyzTrzJQ - to hear the first lady of drum & bass discuss the early days of drum & bass, life with Kemi, the joys of the mix and the trials and tribulations of maintaining a DJing career. Few nicknames in dance music have been as rightfully earned as DJ...
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To celebrate the start of the 2016/2017 NHL season in Montréal, Red Bull Music Academy brought Toronto punk icons F*cked Up together with Canadiens organist Diane Bibeau for a one-of-a-kind musical collaboration. As the unlikely pairing gives their rendition of a stadium classic, Canadiens legend Guy Carbonneau tries his best to keep peace on the ice. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to fostering creativity in music. We celebrate music, its culture, and the...
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Electro pioneer Arthur Baker recalls the links between club music and early hip-hop and how a seemingly simple session for then unknown Tommy Boy Records yielded the label's first hit, Afrika Bambaataa & The Jazzy 5's “Jazzy Sensation.” #hiphop #rap #disco Rediscover over a decade’s worth of in-depth interviews from the DJ History archive: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/dj-history Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/j8SoPwLofrE - to hear Arthur Baker discuss the heydays of...
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Beat scientist Madlib details the collaborative process behind his acclaimed Madvillain collaboration with DOOM and why freestyling is at the heart of all his joint projects. #Madlib #RBMA #Madvillain Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/DXkPPnVUm2E - to hear Madlib talk about Prince, the importance of doing taxes, the death of his Quasimoto alter-ego, collaborating with Kanye West and his love of industrial music. Since the early ‘90s, the reclusive Madlib has been producing music at a...
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Singer and songwriter Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs talked about learning to control her voice, delving into the world of vocal techniques and the specifics of her musical practice in her RBMA Montréal 2016 Lecture. TOPICS: 5:32 - Montréal support system 27:58 - "Using my voice wrong" 37:15 - Korean Pansori singing 46:50 - Drumming and dancing 1:08:40 - Musical practice 1:24:38 - "To believe in equality of the sexes and to believe in the equality of humans is feminism"...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. Born entertainers rarely come as cerebral as Samuel T. Herring of Future Islands. The charismatic singer’s skill at getting into his own zone proved crucial for writing songs together in the studio with Toronto four-piece...
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The celebrated composer Philip Glass recalls meeting a young Richard D. James, AKA Aphex Twin, in New York City and collaborating with the producer on a handful of tracks and combining their unique approaches. #composition #aphextwin Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/qlvampaoeE4 - to hear Philip Glass wax nostalgic on his time spent in Paris, musical tradition, collaborations with Aphex Twin, David Byrne and Ornette Coleman and the art of performance. It’s hard to overstate the...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. Too many cooks in the kitchen can ruin any well-intentioned cookout. But when you have talented young chefs like Kaytranada and River Tiber, your musical taste buds are in for a treat. The two Canadians bonded over a shared love...
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French DJ legend Laurent Garnier recalls his first encounter with the music of Chicago's Farley "Jackmaster" Funk during a set by Mike Pickering at the famed Haçienda nightclub in Manchester. #house #DJ Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/rC7vqj8XXO4 - to hear Laurent Garnier discuss everything from approaching techno like a jazz musician to the role of radio in his early musical discoveries. One of the forefathers of modern French electronic music, Laurent Garnier grew up...
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Singer, songwriter and producer Syd recalls the lessons she learnt from her time working with the Odd Future collective, and how it led to her solo career. #oddfuture #syd #rap Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/tWVJiOH4_io - to hear Syd discuss her days with Odd Future and the Internet, detail her approach to writing and explore how collaborations have shaped her sound. LA native Sydney Bennett started making music as a teenager, eventually connecting online with Tyler, the Creator and...
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Asha Puthli discussed her storied career as a pioneering singer, the importance of being adventurous and what makes the creative process special in this public conversation in Mumbai as part of Red Bull Music Presents. TOPICS: 06:49 - Discovering jazz and its similarities to Indian classical music 23:13 - Meeting John Hammond in New York 34:29 - How chance led to collaborating with Ornette Coleman 46:13 - Disco mysticism 50:38 - How a cover of “My Man” led to a record deal 01:09:37 - The...
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In his spatial composition “Spring in the 4Dimensional Gardens” we hear a diffusion of the sounds, meaning sounds never come from one point only but from a wide field of reflections smeared across the space. To achieve this, Murcof applies multiple spatial sound techniques. He places multiple reflective walls on all sides of the space at different distances, creating a dense surrounding field of unequal reflections of the sounds in the space. One can almost start to hear the reverbs within...
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Too many cooks in the kitchen can ruin any well-intentioned cookout. But when you have talented young chefs like Kaytranada and River Tiber, your musical taste buds are in for a treat. The two Canadians bonded over a shared love for Brazilian music, but it’s their own distinct flavors that make the results of their collaboration so potent. Hamish Lambert illustrates this curious and open-minded pairing with his crayon drawings,...
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In the spatial re-interpretation of “Mentally Induced Action,” Mulero created a fizzing orchestra of subtly shifting delays by sending the main pad, hats and cymbals to reflect onto two different constellations of walls, visualized by the red and green surfaces. The main pad circles vertically around the space and reflects onto the red wall on the far left, creating a distinct single delay of the direct sound coming from one side. The hats and cymbals – the static blue plane on the right...
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Parliament-Funkadelic founder George Clinton recalls working with the late Walter "Junie" Morrison, who helped shape the sound of the Ohio Players before becoming the musical director and keyboardist for Parliament. #funk Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/A7MlcvfcGW8 - to hear George Clinton discuss his momentous life and career, touching on everything from Maggot Brain to sampling. Music as we know it would look a lot different (and less colorful) without the contributions of...
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Grammy-nominated engineer Howard Bilerman retraces the steps that took him from recording live bands to becoming an integral part of the Montréal music scene in his lecture at RBMA Montréal 2016. TOPICS: 4:12 - Montréal 12:26 - Hotel2Tango 22:59 - Arcade Fire 37:52 - Leonard Cohen 55:15 - Mali 1:03:24 - Vic Chestnutt The Grammy-nominated Howard Bilerman is perhaps best known as a former member of Arcade Fire and the engineer for the band's breakthrough album, Funeral. Since 1995, Bilerman...
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RBMA alumni and 2019 Grammy nominee TOKiMONSTA explains her approach to collaboration and what it was like to work with Anderson .Paak on her 2014 breakthrough album Desiderium. #RBMA #TOKIMONSTA Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/_JyOlVHUMZY - to hear the producer talk about her beginnings, collaborations and launching her own label. If there’s one thing TOKiMONSTA taught us since she attended the 2010 edition of the Academy as a participant, it’s that she’s never one to settle....
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The Junction: An Animated Series of Creative Encounters Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. The Junction includes episodes with Chilly Gonzales & Peaches, Lunice & Ango & 247esp, A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs, Jessy Lanza & Jeremy Greenspan, BadBadNotGood & Samuel T. Herring and Kaytranada & River Tiber....
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch the full episode on September 20 here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote At the height of the anti-disco movement in the late 1970s, Chicago rock radio host Steve Dahl devised one of the most infamous promotional events in pop culture history, and in doing so unwittingly set the stage for a dance music revolution. Watch the full episode here: redbull.tv/thenote The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed...
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Susan Rogers dropped out of high school in Southern California to teach herself how to be a sound engineer and technician. By 25, she was working for Crosby, Stills and Nash at their Rudy Records studio. Later, in 1983, Rogers heard that Prince was looking for an engineer and went on to spend five years working for him in Minneapolis and L.A on albums like Purple Rain. The result was a working relationship that would change her life forever. Rogers went on to record, mix and/or produce artists...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. Organic connections can sometimes spark the most fruitful collaborations. In the case of Jessy Lanza and Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys, shared roots in Hamilton, Ontario provided the basis for a friendship that’s both musical...
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Metalheadz transformed UK dance music in a few short years with its label and club night, held at the legendary Blue Note in Hoxton, London. Label founders Goldie and DJ Storm, alongside friends Fabio, dBridge, Digital and Marcus Intalex, recall those pivotal years while Blue Note attendees Kode9, Mala and Martyn explain how the night and music shaped their own careers. For more on the history of Metalheadz at Blue Note read the oral history on the RBMA Daily:...
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Discover stories about the intersection of fashion, style and music across scenes such as punk, reggae and hip-hop from past RBMA Lecturers who helped drive those movements including Slick Rick, Rakim, Michel Gaubert, Andrew Weatherall, Hanin Elias, Jazzie B, Titica and Don Letts. Learn more about the artists and scenes at the intersection of music and style on the RBMA website: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/fashion Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music...
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Michelle Lewis-King creates bespoke sonic compositions by utilizing Chinese pulse diagnostics to read the interior cosmological landscape of another person. She then interprets the pulse reading of the subjects into sound movements flowing through space, turning the interior world of the body into an exterior landscape of sound. Following the tradition of Chinese medicine, the inner organs are represented by five elements (fire, water, metal, earth, wood). These elements are sonically sculpted...
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Michelle Lewis-King creates bespoke sonic compositions by utilizing Chinese pulse diagnostics to read the interior cosmological landscape of another person. She then interprets the pulse reading of the subjects into sound movements flowing through space, turning the interior world of the body into an exterior landscape of sound. Following the tradition of Chinese medicine, the inner organs are represented by five elements (fire, water, metal, earth, wood). These elements are sonically sculpted...
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Legendary producer Tom Moulton recalls how a simple idea of “doing it for the DJs” led to the first extended disco mix, a medley of tracks from Gloria Gaynor’s Never Can Say Goodbye debut album that would seed a totally new way of thinking about music for dancing and clubs. #disco #remix #DJs Rediscover over a decade’s worth of in-depth interviews from the DJ History archive: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/dj-history Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/CaXKAaE7qSM - to hear...
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DJ, producer and activist the Black Madonna recalled her unusual Kentucky upbringing, the early days of raving in the Midwest, the impact of working at the Smart Bar, and the challenges of the status quo in dance music in her RBMA Montréal 2016 Lecture. #RBMA #techno #chicago TOPICS: 9:52 - Outsider in Kentucky 17:31 - Midwest rave scene 33:59 - Becoming a DJ 40:34 - Moving to Chicago 46:44 - Smart Bar 1:01:44 - Resisting the status quo Marea Stamper, AKA The Black Madonna, went from rural...
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Q-Tip and DJ Premier recall the recording sessions for a young Queensbridge rapper named Nas that would become part of the MC’s iconic debut album, Illmatic. #RBMA #rap #Nas Watch more hip-hop lectures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDdx2qJK6BygVuNls2m8jPrIGx_WQ6lfY Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music program. It is a global institution that for 20 years has been committed to fostering creativity in music by collaborating with those who are shaping...
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Producers and DJs including Robert Hood, Martyn Ware (Heaven 17 and the Human League), Cosey Fanni Tutti (Throbbing Gristle), Richie Hawtin and more recall the impact Roland's TB-303 made on them and their music. #303 #Roland #RBMA Read more about the TB-303 and its incredible legacy on the RBMA Daily - http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/303-collection Watch more RBMA Lectures with pioneers, legends and unsung heroes of modern music -...
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A Critics Rountable on Things Fall Apart: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2019/03/things-fall-apart-the-roots-roundtable Pianist and producer Scott Storch recalls how he wrote "You Got Me" in 1997 with and for a young Philadelphia singer named Jill Scott and how the song ultimately became part of the Roots’ groundbreaking third LP, Things Fall Apart. Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/1roSPtYgo7w - to hear Storch discuss his career and the stories behind hits for Dr....
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Vincent Moon discussed the relationship between images and reality, the importance of simplicity in filmmaking and why we need to re-evaluate storytelling in his public lecture at Red Bull Music Festival Moscow 2018. #RBMMSK #musicinfilm TOPICS: 8:08 – Images and reality 19:21 – Religious rituals 24:37 – The simple vs. the technical 26:03 – Planning 30:02 – Prolificacy 34:15 – Live editing and storytelling FILMS: 23:39 – unknown video 37:19 – clip from The Great Jihad Born and...
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Swedish singer Robyn recalls how her 2010 hit "Dancing On My Own" came about and explains why songwriting is something close to magic. #robyn #songwriting #RBMA Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/WRbMniuVcoc - to hear Robyn speak with Kindness about key moments from the past 20 years, why she always thinks of Prince to keep in shape and the experiences that inform her album Honey. Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music program. It is a global...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. As the founders of Fool’s Gold Records, A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs have proven their imaginative and resourceful natures with a wide range of releases for the past ten years. They’re obsessives in the best sense of the word:...
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Learn about the importance of pushing boundaries in music and how artists like Goldie, Jlin, Matana Roberts, Keiji Haino, Morton Subotnick, Wolfgang Voigt, Front 242, Tim Hecker, Beverly Glenn-Copeland and Mandy Parnell found possibilities for change. Discover more stories about the fringes of musical expression on the RBMA Daily: https://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/avant-garde Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music program. It is a global institution that for...
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Film director Edgar Wright recalls how he and Nigel Godrich worked with Beck to write music for the fictional band in his 2010 film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and how Beck's rough drafts of the band's songs ended up in the movie as is. #beck #edgarwright #scottpilgrim Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/4d48zSMzIjk - to hear Edgar Wright explore the evolution of his use of music in film and discuss longstanding creative partnerships via a playlist of his own works and...
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Veteran musician and producer Nile Rodgers recalls how David Bowie’s Let’s Dance album was produced and how it captured the African-American soul of rock & roll. #nilerodgers #davidbowie #rock&roll Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/nTDAa8KT37w - to hear Nile Rodgers reflect on starting his band Chic, his many hits and his biggest collaborations. Nile Rodgers’ life story reads like the stuff of fiction. Born to a family of drug-addicted bohemians in New York, he hung out...
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Chicago-born, NYC-based saxophonist Matana Roberts is three chapters into her 12-part Coin Coin series of albums, released via Montreal's Constellation Records. Based on parts of African-American history she wanted to explore, the composer and experimentalist saw Coin Coin – named after a freed slave and businesswoman – as an opportunity to challenge herself. The records are a deeply personal project inspired by her own experiences with spirits and an important document that both pays...
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Toronto super-producer Boi-1da recalls how he sought inspiration in dancehall to produce global hits for Rihanna and Drake and bring some fun back to the clubs. #Boi1da #Drake #Rihanna Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/x7-0xOKbFDg - to hear Boi-1da retrace his steps from buying FruityLoops with his mom’s credit card to looking at his Jamaican roots to reimagine dancehall for the streaming generation, and impart advice on business, sampling and collaborations. Beginning in the...
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Explore stories about rhythm, the fundamental musical element, from those who have mastered it including past RBMA Lecturers such as Robert Hood, Jlin, Kode9, Titica, Equiknoxx, Greg Phillinganes, RP Boo, Steve Arrington, Moritz von Oswald and Bernard Purdie. #rhythm #beats Learn more about rhythm and its impact on modern music on the RBMA website and with our playlist of past lectures: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/rhythm...
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Read more about the Architechs remix of Brandy & Monica “The Boy Is Mine” on RBMA Daily: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2019/03/brandy-monica-boy-is-mine-architechs-key-tracks Arranger and session veteran Larry Gold recalls how Brandy & Monica’s hit record “The Boy Is Mine” came together in his Philadelphia recording studio with a young Rodney Jerkins. #RBMA #rnb #rodneyjerkins Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/x_dG07c1ReQ - to hear Larry discuss the Philly...
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Celebrated UK producer duo Disclosure give a peek behind the scenes of their elaborate live set-up. For more RBMA Studio Science episodes, head here: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/studio-science The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to fostering creativity in music. We celebrate music, its culture, and the transformative minds behind it. Begun in 1998, the Academy has taken the core principles that underlie its annual workshop for selected participants and...
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In January 2016, BADBADBADNOTGOOD began the recording of their fourth studio album, IV, featuring Colin Stetson, Mick Jenkins and more. The following song is a live take from a session with Colin Stetson. It was recorded at BBNG’s Toronto studio and left off the IV album. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to fostering creativity in music. We celebrate music, its culture, and the transformative minds behind it. Begun in 1998, the Academy has taken the core...
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Producers Tae Beast and Sounwave and engineer MixedByAli remember their friend and collaborator, the late Mac Miller. #tde #rap #RBMA Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/UPE0BooT154 - to hear Sounwave, Tae Beast and MixedByAli speak with Brian “B.Dot” Miller about their rise to fame under the tutelage of Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, their relationships and collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, and what it takes to stay true to the game. LA natives Sounwave, MixedByAli and Tae Beast...
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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Rhymeantics was a night of performances that took place in Liverpool as part of the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy UK tour. With a lineup of MCs and poets curated by D Double E of Newham Generals, Rhymeantics celebrated some of our generation’s true storytellers, with outstanding a cappella rhymes pouring forth in an electric atmosphere from artists such as AJ Tracey, Jamms, Footsie, Ocean Wisdom, Tommy Genesis and more – RBMA was on hand to capture the best of these moments of lyrical skill....
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In this impressive display of expert knowledge, filmed at the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy in Montréal, the synthesizer pioneer takes us inside the Buchla in all its complex glory. Created in the early 1960s by Don Buchla, the Buchla synthesizer revolutionized electronic music through its innovative design and endlessly variable modular system, encouraging new methods of creation and performance. Few artists pursued the emotional and sonic possibilities as comprehensively as Suzanne Ciani, an...
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For decades, Toronto hip-hop fans have understood their own sound: a hybrid of east coast boom bap and west coast melodies with an aesthetic style and cadence derived from the Caribbean. Rapper and producer Kardinal Offishall wasn’t the first from the city to come up with this, but he did perfect it. In doing so, he established Canada’s inaugural contribution to hip-hop’s canon of regional sounds. Kardi’s ingenuity won him awards and the respect of his American peers and it gave...
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In this episode of Studio Science, filmed at the Red Bull Music Studios Berlin during the 2018 Red Bull Music Academy, FM Einheit used a recent collaboration with Swiss singer Erika Stucky, titled “heaven_radiator,” to give a fascinating insight into the process of how he writes and performs music. From creating drones in Ableton to using a metal spring as a bass and a metal sheet as percussion, FM Einheit shows how to tap into the freedom of music as a language. FM Einheit has built a...
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After Sydney, Tokyo and London earlier this year, the exhibition comes to Montreal Red Bull Music Academy and Phi present the North American premiere of Björk Digital, in association with DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art. This exhibition by the singular musician, organized by the Manchester International Festival is on view at DHC/ART from October 15 to November 12, 2016. Virtual reality experiences feature, among others: the world premiere of Family, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang,...
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Singer, activist and punk icon Alice Bag discusses the resilience of punk music and how she was inspired to document the women who made LA punk what it really was. #punk #RBMA #LosAngeles Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/JQ25ZHhfebs - to hear Alice Bag speak with Terri GenderBender about Los Angeles, music, politics and resistance. Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music program. It is a global institution that for 20 years has been committed to fostering...
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Ka witnessed the genesis of hip-hop growing up in Brownsville, Brooklyn. He learned how to become a rapper first with Natural Elements and later as half of Nightbreed. But it wasn't until his first album, Iron Works, made its way to GZA that things began to change after the Wu-Tang MC had him guest on his 2008 track “Firehouse.” By the time Ka’s next LP, Grief Pedigree, dropped in 2012, he’d honed his stark, minimal style to perfection and has been acclaimed for it since. In control of...
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At the 2016 Red Bull Music in Montréal, we asked studio team member Iron Galaxy to show us around the (still!) highly sought Jupiter-8 synthesizer. The Jupiter-8 is among the finest, most versatile analog synthesizers ever to be devised. Put on the market in 1981 by Roland, you can hear it throughout the Michael Jackson’s Thriller, Martin Gaye’s Midnight Love and more ’80s synth pop bands than you’d care to know (Duran Duran, Heaven 17, Talk Talk among them). The secret to the...
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In the 1960s musician and designer Don Buchla was among the first wave of enthusiasts to imagine and invent the modern synthesizer as we know it today. In their RBMA lectures Buchla and his acolyte Morton Subotnick, alongside fellow designers Bob Moog, Dave Smith and Tom Oberheim, recall these early days while Suzanne Ciani and Joan La Barbara reflect on the futurism of Buchla's unique approach. Watch more lectures with Synthesizer Pioneers:...
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Friends, collaborators and fans of the late James "J Dilla" Yancey - including Erykah Badu, A Tribe Called Quest, and Waajeed - remember his genius and his impact on hip-hop. #hiphop #jdilla #beats Featuring extracts from RBMA Lectures by Erykah Badu, Waajeed, Black Milk, Questlove, Q-Tip, Bob Power, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Steve Spacek, Jay Electronica and Young Guru. See all these lectures and more in our hip-hop and r&b playlist:...
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Legendary NYC DJ Nicky Siano looked back on his groundbreaking work in 1970s NYC at the Gallery, his relationship with Larry Levan, his approach to DJing and how he reinvented himself in this public lecture as part of RBMA Festival New York City 2016. #NYC #disco #DJ TOPICS: 04:07 - Visiting the Loft 07:15 - Growing up in Brooklyn 17:08 - Opening the Gallery 37:41 - Learning from Larry Levan 42:27 - Meeting Grace Jones 59:19 - From DJing to counseling No summary of New York City’s dance music...
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On February 22nd and 23rd, 2016, Red Bull Music Academy hosted a two-day session at Beaux-Arts de Paris featuring Stephen O’Malley of drone metal icons Sunn O))). Sharing his experience of translating sounds into physically perceptible experiences, O’Malley got together with a group of visual artists studying at the fine arts institution for a collaborative workshop, which was followed by a public performance. O’Malley also took a seat on the Academy lecture couch to discuss his ideas of...
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch all episodes here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote Inspired by the early ’70s activism of the Black Panthers and the Young Lords, Latin music pioneer Eddie Palmieri produced one of the most daring albums of his already storied career: Harlem River Drive, a politically charged Latin-funk masterpiece so ahead of its time that its influence continues to resonate decades later. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music...
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De La Soul members Prince Paul and Maseo recall how their debut album 3 Feet High And Rising challenged sampling practices both sonically and in its impact on the industry. #hiphop #sampling #delasoul Watch the Prince Paul lecture - https://youtu.be/wOEgVdL6cSw - and the Maseo lecture - https://youtu.be/7w3vkUWzGq4 - for more stories about De La Soul's early career, sampling, J Dilla and hip-hop production. Red Bull Music Academy is the educational pillar of the Red Bull Music program. It is a...
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The ARP 2600 is one of the most incredible analog synthesizers ever created. During the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy in Montreal, we asked studio team member M. Salaciak to shows us how the semi-modular monophonic synthesizer works. In this excerpt he showcases how you can transform both the guitar and voice with Academy participant Tay Salem. TOPICS: 0:50 - Guitar Demo 7:06 - Voice Demo Watch the full demo, including basics of the ARP 2600 and how it interacts with the 808 here:...
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch the full episode here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote Inspired by the early ’70s activism of the Black Panthers and the Young Lords, Latin music pioneer Eddie Palmieri produced one of the most daring albums of his already storied career: Harlem River Drive, a politically charged Latin-funk masterpiece so ahead of its time that its influence continues to resonate decades later. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music...
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The human ear has the ability to localize sound objects omnidirectionally, meaning from left to right, in front, behind, above and below. In the spatial version of his track “Gravity Well,” electronic music producer Max Cooper works intently with the positioning of sound objects from all directions. The spatial narrative is carefully built up by introducing the listener to each direction step by step. In the beginning of the piece one becomes aware of the space beneath, by percussions...
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Read more about “The Ha Dance” on RBMA Daily: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2019/02/key-tracks-ha-dance Legendary production duo Masters At Work and ballroom ambassador MikeQ explain how “The Ha Dance” was created and evolved from a club cut to a timeless vogueing anthem. #voguing #sampling #RBMA Watch the Masters At Work Lecture - https://youtu.be/LcT9p985H6M - and MikeQ Lecture - https://youtu.be/PVsCV2uyWD0 - to hear more stories about NYC club culture, DJing and music...
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Montréal producer Jacques Greene has maintained a steady output of distinct and deep dancefloor burners since 2009 via labels such as LuckyMe, 3024, Night Slugs and his own VASE. In that time, Greene has become known for fusing weighty 4/4 and 2-step rhythms with breathy synth work and R&B vocals. Before all this, Greene was one of the DJs behind Turbo Crunk, the erstwhile Montréal club night that helped shape a sound of mutated, syrupy and club-ready hip-hop that’s still resonating on...
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In his 2016 Red Bull Music Academy lecture, Black Coffee discusses the early club sounds of South Africa, breaking through in a burgeoning local industry, working with Masekela, and more. Durban, South Africa, is one of the hottest scenes for dance music right now. Black Coffee, real name Nathi Maphumulo, serves as its elder statesman. The 40-year-old first appeared at the Academy as one of two South African participants at the 2003 Red Bull Music Academy in Cape Town. His style of Afropolitain...
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Red Bull Music Academy was honored in September 2016 to welcome Iggy Pop at Montréal’s Monument-National: Ludger-Duvernay Theatre, Canada’s oldest theater, for a lengthy conversation about his colossal career with noted Canadian music journalist Carl Wilson. Iggy Pop was punk before punk even existed. Channeling rock & roll and Chicago blues influences with his band The Stooges in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Michigan native created some of the most potent rock music the world...
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Pianist, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales is no ordinary musician. Originally from Canada, he has broken a Guinness world record for the longest solo piano concert, scored a Grammy for his contribution to Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories and seamlessly switches from working with Boys Noize to Feist to Drake. Key to Gonzales' work is a desire to push the boundaries of what is considered entertainment, continuously tackling the high brow/low brow dichotomy. In his lecture at the 2016...
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Watch The Junction: An animated series of creative encounters. Stories of musical magnetism – how unique musical collaborations came to be. Animated short films tell the funny and often unexpected stories of artists, how they met, and the music they created together. Collaboration in motion: Driving around the Canadian prairies in freezing temperatures, Lunice, Ango and 247esp couldn’t help but create something that moves them. The 2-step-inspired rhythms the three artists produce as...
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A powerful, visceral voice from Nunavut, in Canada’s north, Tanya Tagaq is rooted in traditional Inuk throat singing but it barely scratches the surface of her fiercely innovative fusion of old and new. In 2014, she won the prestigious Polaris Music Prize for the genre and time transcending album _Animism_. Whether it’s an unforgettable performance dedicated to the murdered and missing aboriginal women in Canada, a hip-hop collaboration with Canadian MC Shad on her new album, _Retribution_,...
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In his Studio Science at the 2016 Red Bull Music Academy, Tumay discusses how he finished up Young Thug’s JEFFERY in an Uber, “Ocean Drive” and much more. Nobody knows prolific and mercurial Atlanta rapper Young Thug quite like audio engineer Alex Tumay. The Queens, NY, native has been the only professional able to keep up with the talented rapper, harnessing his abilities on the Slime Season trilogy of mixtapes, I’m Up and JEFFERY. An unheralded yet essential presence on a number of...
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Darren Arofnosky is known for films that challenge his audience. Part of this reputation comes from an innovative approach to the use of music and sound design. Beginning with his 1997 debut, Pi, Arofnosky has worked with composer Clint Mansell to create memorable scores including those of Requiem For A Dream, The Fountain and Black Swan. Aronofsky's films have featured music from The Kronos Quartet, Autechre and Mogwai and its scores have won various awards. As part of Red Bull Music Academy's...
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A true synthesizer pioneer, Suzanne Ciani’s love of electronic music began in 1968 during a field trip to MIT. However, it was her decade-long adventure mastering the Buchla 200 that would define her career. Unable to secure interest from labels, Ciani worked on commercials, and starting in the late ’80s she redefined herself again as a five-time Grammy-nominated new age artist. Her latest work, in a long career full of fascinating turns, is a collaborative effort with fellow Buchla player...
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In her 2016 Red Bull Music Academy lecture, Veronica Vasicka discusses the history of minimal wave, founding her label, baking tapes, "mutant techno," and much more. TOPICS: 1:49 - The Limelight 12:14 - DIY ethos 19:26 - Aesthetics 35:06 - Running a label 39:20 - Proto-techno 45:29 - Nostalgia New York native Veronica Vasicka has unearthed countless analog synth wave gems and single-handedly revived a forgotten musical subgenre with Minimal Wave Records, the label she founded in 2005....
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Pioneering MC Rakim recalls how he met Eric B., leading to the recording of their single “Eric B. Is President,” and how he almost passed the chance to become a rapper for a career in football. #rap #rakim Watch the full lecture - https://youtu.be/4Qx9LOQ9CX0 - to hear Rakim discuss living in the moment, the ’80s, and the various challenges of the music industry. Hip-hop's golden age began in 1986, the day Rakim stepped to a microphone to record “Eric B Is President.” Only 18 years...
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch all episodes here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote Art and engineering converged in mid-’60s New York City under the banner E.A.T. - a watershed meeting of the exploratory minds of Bell Labs researchers and avant-garde artists like Robert Rauschenberg and John Cage that forever altered our perception of technology’s relationship to art and music. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to...
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In this Studio Science, filmed at the RBMA UK Tour 2016, Mumdance breaks down his live modular rig and the creative possibilities it affords him. For more RBMA Studio Science episodes, head here: http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/studio-science The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music institution committed to fostering creativity in music. We celebrate music, its culture, and the transformative minds behind it. Begun in 1998, the Academy has taken the core principles that underlie its...
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Gaspar Noé is one of the most daring and accomplished filmmakers of his generation, responsible for celebrated movies like Irreversible and Enter the Void. As part of the RBMA Radio: Live Los Angeles festivities, we thought it natural to sit down with the director to discuss the role of music in film. In a conversation with film composer and soundtrack supervisor Brian Reitzell for Red Bull Radio Live: Los Angeles 2016, Noé discusses a number of scenes where music has acted as inspiration or...
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Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are one of the greatest songwriting and producing duo in music history. Meeting on the same ’70s Minneapolis music scene that produced Prince, the pair formed the band Flyte Time, an outfit that would morph into the original line up of one of the most storied funk groups of the era, the Time. By 1983 the duo had begun more actively pursuing songwriting and producing, commencing a series of essential R&B singles for the likes of the S.O.S Band, Cherrelle, Cheryl...
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch all episodes here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote At the height of the anti-disco movement in the late 1970s, Chicago rock radio host Steve Dahl devised one of the most infamous promotional events in pop culture history, and in doing so unwittingly set the stage for a dance music revolution. The Note is a new series that uncovers and examines the vital creative crossroads and engrossing personal journeys that have and...
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Ivan Smagghe is a native Parisian who gained notoriety as a radio DJ and co-founder of the electro duo Black Strobe. He has played residencies in clubs such as Fabric and Bugged Out as well as the legendary, now defunct, Parisian club Pulp. By running the label Kill The DJ for over a decade and also starting his new LDDLM imprint, besides completing remixes, and running his blog, Ivan still keeps pushing the boundaries of electronic music. The Red Bull Music Academy is a global music...
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Collaboration is at Ango’s core, having worked with Jacques Greene, Machinedrum and the wider LuckyMe family over the years. Having recently built his own recording studio from scratch in his new home of Toronto, he knows a thing or two about creating the ideal environment for making music, which is why we asked him to give a session devoted to getting the best vocals possible on a recording. He went through a great deal of technical tips and even offered up a few personal ones along the way....
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Originally a rock and blues guitarist, Junior Marvin would end up a member of Bob Marley & The Wailers from 1977 to 1981 after initially getting into reggae through Toots & The Maytals and work for Chris Blackwell. Following Marley’s death, Marvin and his fellow Wailers continued to make music, with Marvin serving as guitarist and producer or co-producer on three albums before eventually leaving in 1997. In his 2016 Red Bull Music Academy lecture, Marvin looks back on a career that...
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The Note is a new documentary series from Red Bull Music Academy. Watch all episodes here: http://www.redbull.tv/thenote Sound designer Alex Rosner was the sonic architect and guru of some of NYC’s most legendary clubs of the 1970s. In the first edition of The Note documentary series, we offer an intimate portrayal of how Rosner - and others like him - fundamentally changed the way we experience dance music via soundsystem designs for iconic clubs like The Loft. Watch the full episode here:...
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DJ Drama and Don Cannon are modern mixtape giants, taking the format to new heights in the 2000s in Atlanta with an illustrious crew of collaborators including Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne. The DJ duo made an empire out of their tightly selected mixtapes, leading to an infamous visit by the police to their HQ in 2007 just as the Internet fomented a new way for mixtapes to be distributed digitally. In this lecture as part of Red Bull Radio: Live in Atlanta, the duo sat down with Rollie Pemberton...
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TOPICS: 1:40 - Using the Roland JP-8080 8:08 - Discovering gabber 18:09 - Aesthetic inspirations 28:41 - Saved by the drums 40:49 - Learning from playing live 58:09 - Pointillistic Trance MUSIC: 7:44 - The Stunned Guys – “Bim Bum Bam” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZoGd6KGUWQ 17:29 - Youth of Today – “Youth of Today” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfFdqXImxIU 37:48 - Lorenzo Senni – “Spckrft” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZQhOYdr-KQ 45:19 - Le Harmacy live 1:00:25 -...
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