Production Construction

Alexander, Jason Scott
August 2007
Mix;Aug2007, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p32
The article points out that in popular music, hip hop and rhythm and blues (R&B), the distinction between songwriting and beatmaking during the production process has become blurred. In the current setting, instead of being marketed or sold like commodities, beats have become custom-built and ideas are now mostly generated by the musician and the producer in the recording studio.


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