Peer Comment week4

Peer Comment – One thing that I always think about regarding to the legacy of bands is how would things have been different if certain members did not get kicked out or did not pass away. The members of this band seemed to change every now and then due to drug use by one of…

Independent Research Entry – Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin is highly respected and known as being a great producer in the music industry both for his production and work in rock, heavy metal, and hip-hop music. He was a cofounder of Def Jam Records record label which launched the career of some of New York’s greatest hip-hop acts such as the Beastie…

Marvin Gaye

Before “What’s Going On” Marvin Gaye was known as the true jazz singer who was one of the best selling acts by Motown due to his hit love songs and was portrayed as a sex symbol in the 60s and 70s. The death of Martin Luther King Jr., Bobby Kennedy, and the increase in violence…

The Beach Boys ‘Pet Sounds’

The Beach Boys started off as a young band known for their melodies and ability to create catchy melodies and harmonies. Similar to the Pet Sounds album, the overall sound of their music was generally positive. They made music that was referred to as “surf rock” which was laid back, love songs, and songs about…

The Beatles ‘Revolver’

The Beatles were well known and respected before they came out with their album Revolver. They made plenty of albums before this one and made numerous radio hits which were typically about love, having sex, or something to that effect. The image of The Beatles after releasing Revolver changed from many fans and critics from…

Welcome

Hello. Welcome to the blog of Roderick Price, a Full Sail University student and rapper. My musical interests is heavily rap and hip-hop influenced but also includes jazz, r&b, soul, & funk thanks to my fathers collection of music. Over time I ventured out into listening to other genres such as rock, heavy metal, pop,…