Known Bruno Mars of the band Silk Sonic and Anderson. Buck how to make their music sound whatever they want, and it paid off. They have been nominated for four awards at the upcoming 64th Annual Grammy Awards, all for their album, Evening with Silk SonicBiggest hit, “Leave the door open.”
However, none of these nominations would have come without a certain vintage car.
Silk Sonic began as a prank created by Bruno Mars and Anderson. Paak on the road
According to Rolling Stone, Silk Sonic started about five years ago as a Martian joke and. Paak hatch on the way.
Mars and Buck met while roaming Europe. “I’d open up to 24K Magic Buck recalls, “A week later, we were in the studio.” “Real fast!” Mars said.
“They entered for no particular reason beyond their admiration and fondness for one another,” Rolling Stone wrote. “One of MO’s main applications when it comes to collaboration has been to take lovable behind-the-scenes jokes – as they call them, ‘jibb talk’ – and see if they can turn those jokes into songs.
‘Pocket talk,’ Buck explains, ‘bulls *** with a smile – we talk all day and do little. But it’s all from the heart, because we write from our experiences, and from our relationships – it’s rare for two men to meet and talk about love.’
After the tour ended, their sessions were gone – even before the pandemic hit the US and Mars listened to them again. called Mars. Paak to come over, and they started working together again. “We had a lot of fun in that session,” said Mars. “I turned into, ‘What are you going to do tomorrow?'” ”
“I’m not sure we would have done that without the pandemic,” Buck says. “It was tragic for a lot of people, but Bruno might have been on the road, me too – but we had to be here.”
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A decade-old Cadillac CTS helped reveal something about Silk Sonic’s ‘An Evening With Silk Sonic’
Initially, Silk Sonic established what Buck calls their “foundation – the ’60s, ’70s, and old school.” Listen to one note from Evening with Silk SonicIt is clear that the sounds of the 1970s deeply inspired artists.
Mars said, “I don’t know what year it is. I don’t look at the charts. So we’d come here every night, have a drink, and play what we like.”
However, an old car helped them realize what they had lost on the album. Rolling Stone wrote, “There’s a Cadillac CTS over a decade old parked in an alley next to the studio.
“I washed it four days ago,” says Mars proudly. In a way, he’s become one of his closest musician friends – he’s blended every single album he’s released since 2010 Doo-Wops & Troopers By listening to her inside Caddy, and getting to know her in the kind of real-world scenario he finds ideal: a very old American luxury sedan with a CD player.”
“For Silk Sonic, one of the things Caddy helped reveal was, ‘Oh, we’re playing hard,'” Paak says. ”
After that, both musicians embarked on a journey of making Sonic Silk Evening with Silk Sonic It looks as if it came straight out of the ’70s.
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He and Buck did “research” to make their music sound as authentic as possible from the 70s
After listening to the album in a Cadillac, Mars W. Paak what they have to do.
Rolling Stone continued, “In order to recreate the atmosphere of spirit and funk in the ’60s and ’70s they were aiming for, explains Mars, they and longtime Mars engineer Charles Moniz and ‘research’ to get the right things down on the skins of Andy’s drums. I didn’t realize Never until this album how important it is to pick the right guitar. The right scaled strings. All of this kind of scientific stuff.”
After consulting the old men about the equipment they would need and reading old percussion magazines, Mars and . Paak emulates old-school playing techniques and then records them in a chronologically accurate fashion—only one or two microphones on a group of musicians playing at once in the same room.”
Buck said, “These guys at the time were playing with such patience. The music we grew up on was heavy drums, bass drums, so we got all the instruments on but we were still like, ‘Why doesn’t that sound right?” because we were Hurry up!”
Immediately Sonic Silk Evening with Silk Sonic, Pac and Do what actors did for Oscar-nominated roles. They searched for the album, and went one step further. We’ll see if their efforts helped them win Grammy Awards on April 3.
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