Corey Moss – “‘Grey Album’ Producer Danger Mouse Explains How He Did It” (2004)

January 16, 2011 at 4:51 pm (Music, Reviews & Articles, The Beatles)

Taken from the MTV website, March 11, 2004…

Beatles/Jay-Z mash up took two weeks of nearly nonstop work.

Brian Burton’s second-floor bedroom in his small suburban house is barely big enough for a full-size bed and computer desk.

The walls are bare except for a picture of Woody Allen tacked above the monitor. Next to the keypad there’s a turntable and a mixer about the size of a brick. CDs, including the Beatles’ recent Let It Be … Naked, are scattered around the room.

Burton recently built an elaborate recording studio in his basement, but it’s here where the producer otherwise known as Danger Mouse has rattled popular music similar to the way Phil Spector did 34 years ago when he finished the last-released Beatles album with lush orchestrations.

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Jim Morrison – “As I Look Back”

January 16, 2011 at 4:44 pm (Jim Morrison, Poetry & Literature)

As I look back
over my life
I am struck by post
Ruined Snap shots

faded posters
Of a time, I can’t recall

I am a Scot, or so
I’m told. Really
the heir of Mystery

Snake in the Glen

The child of a
Military family…

I rebelled against church
after phases of

I curried favor in school
& attack’d the teachers

I was given a
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President Obama’s Weekly Address (Jan. 15, 2011)

January 16, 2011 at 4:05 pm (Life & Politics)

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