Archive for February, 2016

Daniel Esposito: Sh-Boom

Daniel Esposito – Arrangement and performance, Classical guitar

Composed and written by The Chords: James Keyes, Claude Feaster, Carl Feaster, Floyd F. McRae, and James Edwards

Recorded in Music Studios using Audacity

Sh-Boom for Guitar (arr.)

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Helly’s Angels – Shake it Off


Chris Reed (vocals, organ, bass, guitar), Helly Manson (drums), Nadine Ng (violin)

Composers: Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback

Recorded using Garageband in Chris’ room, drums recorded in Usdan basement practice room.

Helly’s Angels – Shake it Off

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The Beach Boys: “Surfer Boy”

David Whitehouse (bass, vocals, production), Bryson Davis (guitar)
Composer: Brian Wilson; Lyrics: Brian Wilson (edited slightly by David Whitehouse and Bryson Davis)
Samples: Royalty free audience cheering, and a brief selection from a Beach Boys live performance

Surfer Boy

brian wilson

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Wonderful World (Jason Etenish and Isaiah) World ACC 1.m4a

Isaiah (Vocals), Jason (Vocals), Etenish(Vocals).

Electronic Sample: Sam Cooke, Wonderful World

Recording Studio: Green Street Arts Center

Lyrics: Jason Etenish Isaiah

Engineer: Jason Etenish Isaiah


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Margaret and the Peaches / Sleep Jams: “Wesleyan’s Wonderful World”

Margaret Curtis (vocals)
Anabel Pasarow (vocals)
Nicholas Cousar (vocals, piano)

Composer: Lou Adler, Herb Alpert, Sam Cooke
Lyrics: Margaret Curtis, Anabel Pasarow, Nicholas Cousar

Red Feather Studios, engineer: Mikah Feldman-Stein

“Wesleyan’s Wonderful World”


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Octavio Rodriguez: “School Night Blues”

Octavio Rodriguez (electric guitar, vocals), Paul Franceschi (drums)

Composer: Octavio Rodriguez

Lyrics: Octavio Rodriguez

Recorded at Green St. Studio in Middletown, CT.

Engineered by John Bergeron.

School Night Blues

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The Basics: “On A Monday”

Dana Mitchell (vocals), Caroline Sgaglione (vocals), Emma Bentley (vocals, beat), Mo Nelson (vocals, beat), Emi Ogden-Fung (vocals)

Composer(s): Dana Mitchell, Caroline Sgaglione, Emi Ogden-Fung

Lyrics: Dana Mitchell, Caroline Sgaglione, Emi Ogden-Fung

Original Composer(s): Shirley Owens, Addie Harris, Doris Coley and Beverly Lee

Original Performers: The Shirelles

Recorded in Clark Hall using a Sterling Audio Condenser Mic

On A Monday

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S.A.C.C.: Nottamun Town Midterm Project


Composer(s): Spencer Gooding, Anthony Muraco, Celia Joyce, Claire Graham

Sampled Music; Jean Ritchie, Nottamun Town (1949), recorded in Greenwitch Village, New York City, NY

Project Title/ Link; Nottamun City


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The Baby Ruths: “Mama, He’s Sorry”

Album Cover

Hailey Sholty (Guitar, vocals), Jenny Robinson (Vocals), Sarah Goss (Piano), Grace Keogh (drums)

Producer: Hailey Sholty

Original lyrics from Ruth Brown’s “Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean” and Justin Bieber’s “Sorry”

Recorded in High Rise using Garageband and a microphone rented from Fisk

Mama, He’s Sorry

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MEG: “Fun, Fun, Fun”

Jake Rogers (Drums, Lead Guitar), Megan West (Rhythm Guitar), Chris Reed (Bass, Vocals)

Composer: Brian Wilson, Mike Love; Lyrics: Brian Wilson, Mike Love

Recorded at Green Street Studio

Engineered by John Bergeron

“Fun, Fun, Fun”

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