Monthly Archives: November 2009

What Michael Jackson Did for Recording

Just read today in Sound on Sound mag. an interview with the engineer Bruce Swedin and two things struck. MJ would: (i) completely memorize the song lyrics before singing in the recording session and (ii) he would have his vocal … Continue reading

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More Staten Island, NY

Just saw a movie on DVD by that title. It was actually quite revealing of the place, with mobsters, people being kind of slow-in-the-head, looking for fame and social upscaling in this forgotten, ugly city sister of Manhattan. It made me think of … Continue reading

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