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Pseudo Rebels
 
Pseudo Rebels
 
toobillion
06.29.09
11:54

Everyone has been celebrating Michael Jackson’s iconic influence on pop/dance music the last few days. And it’s been a wonderful time to reflect on the huge impact that this man had. Our new record Shut Up & Party! is influenced greatly by Michael’s work and I wanted to share a few specific examples.

“Beat It” is my first MJ memory and I just love that mysterious intro that pops in to the beat. Below is a clip from Beat It and below that is a clip from our lead-off track Janet Louise. When you listen to them both it is easy to hear the influence!

Beat It example
Janet Louise example

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bnyce
06.27.09
15:22
I don’t think that I have heard one bit of positive news about Michael Jackson in maybe 10 years? Now, the “King of Pop” is dead and the first e-mail that I received was a picture of little kids peaking out of a cupboards with a tag line that read ” It’s OK, you can come out now”. It’s too bad that Michael Jackson’s legacy is going to include so many skeletons. Especially since there were also so many highlights as he made his way through the pop world and changed the course of music as we know it. Here are a few…

I think everyone can remember the day they watched the “Thriller” Dance

This is the Michael that everyone fell in love with
Michael Jackson Got to Be There album cover 1971

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