The Rest In Beats Project delivers audio from this week’s Billboard/Adweek Music & Advertising conference featuring producer Pharrell Williams as he presents concerns about the current state of entertainment and the need for a resurgence of authentic talent. Notable Quotes: "The last 12 to 15 years, this whole aesthetic thing has ruined everything." "What music … Read more
According to Billboard, Maroon 5’s remix album entitled Call & Response is scheduled for release on December 9th and features the production handiwork of Swizz Beatz, Just Blaze, Questlove, Pharrell Williams, DJ Quick, David Banner, The Cool Kids, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Mark Ronson, and more. Needless to say it should be very interesting to hear … Read more
Some in-studio footage with producer Pharrell Williams and Kanye West’s artist Big Sean. Pharrell demos a little synth work and lays the foundation for a track… always a pleasure watching him work!
Pharrell talks about energy and transcendence, then pushes an inferior operating system on his fans who are already very aware of the superiority of *NIX computing (Mac, Linux, Unix). Thumbs down Pharrell… we all know that you use an iPhone.
Talk about a room that would have been fun to be in… production maestro’s Pharrell and DJ Premier serve up Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip impressions then tell stories of their favorite Works of Mart.
French artist Rohff and Pharrell team up in the studio to complete a track. Apparently even language barriers aren’t preventing them from getting something done.
The word is out… Pharrell does not play around with whiney artists. Madonna admitted that he made her cry an unusually tough studio session when she couldn’t understand a rhythm. "Pharrell made me cry. You know when you get angry with someone and you’re spitting snot. I was in a sensitive mood in the studio … Read more