Tuesday, September 07, 2010
By Max Bass
The latest mash-up album from New York producer Max Tannone is both relaxing and inspirational. Tannone combines reggae beats from artists like Michael Prophet and King Jammy with lyrics by “conscious rapper” Talib Kweli. The juxtaposition of smooth reggae melodies and Kweli’s edgy social commentary works surprisingly well, and pays tribute to the Jamaican artists who influenced the birth of rap itself.
Saturday, October 22, 2005
When Studio 360 asked producer Jonathan Mitchell to put together his audio impression of monsters he went to the movies...and to the TV news. Among his sources: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Werewolf, It!, The Terror from Beyond Space, CNN, and CNBC.