Verdine White Keeps it Real on Earth, Wind & Fire’s Latest

By CHRIS JISI – This article first appeared October 29, 2013 in Bass Player Magazine. Click here to view original article. JAMES BROWN TAUGHT ALL BASS PLAYERS THE importance of “the one,” but few bassists have ever framed it like Earth, Wind & Fire’s Verdine White. Between his running-start pickups …

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American Dreams – Pro Techniques Article

By Randy Alberts Count how many times during the past year you’ve heard OutKast’s “Hey Ya!” on the radio, listened to the Speakerboxxx/The Love Below and Stankonia CDs, or seen Andre 3000 and Big Boi approach an awards podium. Next, add up the times you’ve dug the mix and production …

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Electronic Music Magazine Interview

Playing It by Ear Aug 1, 2004 12:00 PM, By Maureen Droney He may be soft-spoken and unassuming, but mix-engineer Neal Pogue is definitely no lightweight. He possesses a quiet intensity, backed by a healthy dose of self-confidence and a distinct sense of style. Pogue leans toward a creative, left-field …

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