Blog Post 2: “Golden Years” by David Bowie

“Golden Years”, produced by David Bowie and Harry Maslin, was created in a spell of Bowie following creative intuition and not really being definitive on what style he was going for. It leans strongly toward funk and disco, but as Ben Edmonds, music critic, describes, “The groove is obviously r&b inspired, but the treatment is … Continue reading Blog Post 2: “Golden Years” by David Bowie

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Blog Post 1: “Layla” by Eric Clapton

  The echo of heartache and conflicted love in Eric Clapton’s song “Layla” still resonates with listeners of all ages after many decades. The song was crafted by a handful of exceptionally talented musicians and engineers of the time in the style of blues rock. Having two legendary guitarists—Eric Clapton and Duane Allman—playing off of … Continue reading Blog Post 1: “Layla” by Eric Clapton

Music Supervisor Assignment

1970-1975: Morning Calm, Soft, Lonely but Optimistic, Deep in Thought Road (Nick Drake) - This song compliments the peaceful atmosphere the picture creates and its soft, thoughtful lyrics suggest someone alone in silence, pondering their next steps, fitting the quote nicely. Summer Breeze (Seals and Crofts) – The light feeling, mood, and lyrics of this … Continue reading Music Supervisor Assignment