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The Vast Notion of “Authenticity” In Pop Music: A Conversation With Michael Beinhorn
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The Vast Notion of “Authenticity” In Pop Music: A Conversation With Michael Beinhorn

Meet Michael Beinhorn, the man behind some of your favorite records! He has produced the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ The Uplift Mofo Party Plan, Violent Femmes’ Why Do Birds Sing?, Soul Asylum’s Grave Dancers Union, Soundgarden’s Superunknown, Ozzy Osbourne’s Ozzmosis, and Social Distortion’s White Light, White Heat, White Trash. In 1999, he received a Grammy nomination for Producer of The Year for his work on Hole’s Celebrity Skin and Marilyn Manson’s Mechanical Animals. He has since worked with bands like Korn, Lovedrug, The Verve Pipe, The Blizzards and Mew. Here, Gauraa talks to him about his brilliant work in the studio and the vast notion of “authenticity” in pop music.

Finding The Right Music: A Conversation With Saba Imtiaz
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Finding The Right Music: A Conversation With Saba Imtiaz

Meet Saba Imtiaz, a freelance journalist based out of Karachi, Pakistan. She reports on religious-political movements and culture. In 2014, Random House India published her fantastic debut novel Karachi, You’re Killing Me!, which was deemed the perfect satire. But we’re not here to talk about bombs. Or politics. Or how Karachi, You’re Killing Me! is the perfect combination of Mean Streets and Bridget Jones’s Diary (which it is). We’re here to talk about finding the right soundtrack for writing. And of course, Natalie Imbruglia.

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