Archive for the 'music history' Category

Chris Cox Interviewed by NPR about Giorgio Moroder

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

NPR recently reached out to longtime Giorgio Moroder collaborator Chris Cox about his significance in electronic music. Audio can be heard on link above… The Transcript of the article is here……. Giorgio Moroder has the honor, and the misfortune, of being on the front lines of two musical eras that eventually fell out of fashion. […]

Chris Cox plays VelvetNation Reunion party in DC on 3-15-14

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Anyone who knows Chris knows that his favorite club to play for years was the legendary NATION in Washington, DC. The home to the VelvetNation and Buzz weekly parties, this amazing venue was a room where magic happened. The sound, lights, space, and people were the perfect mix, and Chris’ legendary sets there would often […]

Britney Spears “Chris Cox Megamix” Flashback

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

[youtube]AK1SPEeHBY8&feature=channel_video_title[/youtube] I was recently asked how I did something from this, so I pulled up the session to review it for the first time in years. It may not sound like it, but it was SO much work! Well over a thousand edits and a few weeks worth of work. Remember, this was BEFORE Ableton […]

The ORIGIN of Duck Sauce “Barbra Streisand”

Monday, April 25th, 2011

There is no doubt that Duck Sauce’s “Barbra Streisand” is one of the most popular songs of the past year. Some would even argue that it is one of the most fresh and original tracks around…… or is it???? There is no doubt that those two words they added (“Barbra” and “Streisand”) gave it a […]

Dave Smith, father of MIDI

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Interesting video interview with Dave Smith, who is credited as the father of MIDI. He created some of the best keyboards ever (Prophet 5 among them!). I own a Prophet 600, which was the first synthesizer to ship with MIDI on board. This clip was from the old Tech TV show “Screen Savers” with Leo […]