Latest News for: Funk studio


Driveway transformed into artistic play area at Peters Township school

Observer-Reporter 01 May 2021
It took a year, but finally the owner of the Bethel Park art studio Fox In a Box was able to fulfill the committee’s wishes ... Her latest endeavor is an art party bus, converting one of the sizable vehicles to what will be pretty much a portable studio, ready to travel for birthday parties, community days and other special events.

From Eno to Dua Lipa, why musicians are fascinated by outer space

The Observer 25 Apr 2021
Brian Eno, for one, produced the soundtrack to the 1983 Apollo-programme documentary that aspired, sonically speaking, to the weightlessness of outer space, and could be found around that time eating Kraft Singles cheese slices at his Maida Vale studio as an astronaut might.

House of Dues member David Bolton finds his home in music and psycology

News & Record 15 Apr 2021
In 2016, Bolton put out “Field Trip,” recorded at Benjy Johnson’s Earthtones Studio. Fred Wesley, who was the band leader of James Brown’s backing band JB’s and Parliament-Funkadelic trombone funk-minister, was also in the studio recording some tracks for local piano professor Dave Fox’s “The Healing Blues Project” and needed some backing.

Prince’s Welcome 2 America: Unreleased album due out in July

The Irish Times 09 Apr 2021
It will be the first time since Prince died unexpectedly, in 2016, that the singer’s estate has released a completed album from the late funk star’s storied vault of leftover music. The title track of the 12-song album, which was recorded at Prince’s Paisley Park Studios, outside Minneapolis, has been released.

Soul singer Rebecca Ferguson on working with Nile Rodgers and advice to Arab TV contestants: ‘Go to the audition and enjoy it'

The National 17 Mar 2021
Amid relentless tours across Europe and the UK, she managed to release four albums in almost as many years ... However, it took a funk maestro to bring her back into the fold. Out this month, the comeback single No Words Needed is a classy piece of pop-funk recorded at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London and produced by Chic founder Niles Rodgers.

James Corden Parodies Silk Sonic With ‘Leave the TV On (Mute)’

Rollingstone 16 Mar 2021
Corden and his band, holed up in a yellow-walled studio, then performed “Leave the TV On,” a parody of Silk ... The record marks Mars’ first studio album in five years, and it will feature a narration by funk musician Bootsy Collins.

Bill Warfield And The Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra At The Keystone Korner Baltimore On March 28!

All About Jazz 11 Mar 2021
The Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra is a group of New York City Jazz and Studio musicians who aim to produce a brand of music that defies boundaries ... Bill Warfield & The Hell's Kitchen Funk ...

Cool clouds

Santa Barbara News-Press 02 Mar 2021
They are also sold at The Green House Studios in the Funk Zone, which Mrs ... “I paint there and at my home,” said the artist, who grew up in Palos Verdes, graduated from Palos Verdes High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in studio art at UCSB ... We bought a kiln and turned the patio space in our backyard into a studio.

Blue Chips: February 2021 in New Hip-Hop

Spin 26 Feb 2021
Blue Chips is a monthly rap column that doubles as a scouting report ... Only the passing seasons (and the number of streams) will tell ... On 2012’s Cool Fooly Space Age Funk (2012), they piloted an interstellar slab across Dallas, narrating drives from club to studio over speaker-blowing low-end as they left a viscous purple slick on red soil ... .

Daft Punk split

Music News 22 Feb 2021
The musicians rose to fame in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement, before blending their songs with elements of disco, funk, rock, techno, and synthpop ... Homework, in 1997, and scored hits with singles like Around the World and Da Funk.

Daft Punk, Legendary DJ Duo, Break Up

IGN Insider 22 Feb 2021
Legendary French DJ duo, Daft Punk – who created four hit studio albums, wrote the soundtrack for Tron ... The duo, who spanned pop, dance, house and more, released the likes of 'Da Funk', 'Robot Rock', 'Around the World', 'One More Time', and 'Get Lucky', and release four studio albums ... Daft Punk went onto write the soundtrack to Tron ... Miles Morales. ... .

Alice Cooper heads to Motown for new LP

Boston Herald 21 Feb 2021
But even L.A. didn’t know what to do with the Alice Cooper band. “L.A ...Frank Zappa didn’t even get us ... “And Johnny Bee of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels on drums and guitarist Mark (Farner) from Grand Funk Railroad. All those guys were available so we had to put them all together and most of this album was recorded live in the studio.” ... ....

Hollywood in Western NY: Buffalo to get two new major motion picture film studios

The Post-Standard 09 Feb 2021
Western New York’s film scene is going to get a boost with two new film studio facilities to be built in Buffalo, NY ... The first site to be announced is a new film and TV production studio to be built at Niagara Street on the city’s west side, according to ... This will be their third film studio project in New York state.

SPIN Sets Presents: Life On Planets

Spin 06 Feb 2021
Your music derives from a mega fusion of the disco, soul, funk, jazz, R&B, & hip-hop genres. How did you come to develop your sound, and how did this lead to your union with Studio 54 Music? ... From the studio to the highway.even if I’m not the faster one, or the situation is ...

Remembering Maurice White Five Years Later

Spin 04 Feb 2021
At first, my bass lines were standard fare for mid-90’s indie rock bands but before we went back into the studio, we got a new drummer, Sherri Solinger who shared my affinity for funk and R&B records like EWF ... Stevenson, we were as lockstep as our favorite funk rhythm sections.