Classic Tracks: John Cougar Mellencamp’s “Cherry Bomb”
John Cougar Mellencamp’s 1987 hit came from the classic album that reinvented his sound, 'The Lonesome Jubilee.'
Classic Tracks: Martina McBride’s “Independence Day”
How Martina McBride recorded her passionate, powerful, CMA-winning anthem.
Classic Tracks: Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like The Wolf”
Duran Duran's Nick Rhodes and legendary producer David Kershenbaum share how they hot-rodded "Hungry Like The Wolf"—and half the 'Rio' album—to appeal to American...
Recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Unlimited Love,’ Part 5
In our final segment, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith and John Frusciante and engineer Ryan Hewitt discuss some of their favorite songs on...
Recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Unlimited Love,’ Part 4
Red Hot Chili Peppers' John Frusciante and engineer Ryan Hewitt tackle mixing 'Unlimited Love' in analog at EastWest Studios.
Recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Unlimited Love,’ Part 3
In Part 3, John Frusciante talks playing synths with Flea, Ryan Hewitt discusses capturing bass and guitar, and much more.
Recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Unlimited Love,’ Part 2
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are back with a new hit album, 'Unlimited Love;' today, discover how longtime engineer Ryan Hewitt captured Chad Smith's...
Recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Unlimited Love,’ Part 1
Kicking off our coverage of recording the Red Hot Chili Peppers' hit 'Unlimited Love' album, guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith share how...
Producer Jacknife Lee and Rokia Koné Team for ‘Bamanan’
Producer Jacknife Lee never once spoke to the artist during the making of 'Bamanan,' as he was in Topanga Canyon and she was in...
Opium Moon: Start With a Jam Session, Be Sure to Hit “Record”
Few acts win a Grammy for their debut album, much less for one that's almost entirely improvised live in the studio. That's what happened...
Classic Tracks: Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”
Whitney Houston’s First Platinum Single, Produced by Narada Michael Walden
Classic Tracks: USA For Africa’s “We Are the World”
Unity, Passion and Commitment Reveal the Power of Music
Classic Tracks: Leo Sayer’s “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing”
Leo Sayer’s Number 1 Hit, With a Fresh Groove and Memorable Hook
Classic Tracks: Lucinda Williams’ “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”
Lucinda Williams’ Breakthrough, Grammy-Winning Masterpiece
Classic Tracks: Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart”
Behind the Scenes of Bonnie Tyler’s Classic Earworm
Classic Tracks: Prince and the Revolution’s “Let’s Go Crazy”
Trying to Tone Down Prince’s Live-in-the-Studio Track
Classic Tracks: Vince Gill’s “High Lonesome Sound”
Vince Gill’s Ode to Traditional Bluegrass