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    Your 'Bad' Experience (30th Anniversary Edition)

    As we all may know, today--August 31, 2017, marks the 30th anniversary of one of Michael Jackson's most recognized albums (and Short Films). I may have told this story before, but though I wasn't (most unfortunately) around back in 1987 to witness the hype and release firsthand, I was exposed...
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    November 1986: The Bad Short Film Is In Production!

    30 years ago, around this time, the follow-up to Michael Jackson's Thriller, then known internally as The Project, had been a work in progress for quite some time, with recording sessions beginning in earnest in January 1987. It was this month, in 1986, that Michael decided to work on the Short...
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    Michael's Music: Full of Hidden Elements

    When it comes to some of Michael's music, what may seem like simple compositions yield a more complex listening experience what with the different stacks of instruments (synth or otherwise), snares, claps, and the EQ that makes his music come to life. Sometimes, I just sit there and really...
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    Michael Jackson Bad Cover Version - Catch (Latest Version)

    (If someone could let me know of a better place to post this on the forum, please let me know. :) Here is the latest version of my take on the title track of Michael Jackson's Bad Album. Please take a listen! Please note this is a work-in-progress. :)
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    Your Most Wanted Demos and/or Unreleased Songs?

    Happy Easter, one and all! Today, I'd like to ask you...what Michael Jackson Demo or Unreleased do you want to hear the most? Me, I'd listen to whichever ones are released (by it officially or otherwise). But the ones I really want to hear? Like right now? Demos from the Bad sessions. I...
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    30 Years of BAD: 1987 - 2017

    2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of Michael Jackson's 1987 hit album BAD! Now, I'm thinking since they already released something big for the 25th anniversary, I can't help but wonder if they will actually bother doing something for next year. I'm hoping they'll finally release more demos and...
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    Do You Control The Music or Does It Control You?

    Just curious, have you ever felt like dancing along to any of Michael's songs? Do you actually give in to the music, just letting it guide your feet, just like Michael? Like, if I'm listening to Bad, sometimes I feel myself just rocking to the music. :) What song really gets you moving?
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    Very Interesting Articles About The Making of Bad

    It's always nice when I come across more information about the recording of Michael Jackson's Albums, especially the Bad Album. And guess what, these articles were written by Christopher Currell, who provided unique sounds from the Synclavier! I hope these will be as informative for you as they...
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    The Infinite Jukebox - Makes Interesting Remixes

    Okay, now I'm not sure if this is the place to post this but I've found an interesting site called The Infinite Jukebox. In short, you can find a song or upload one of your own and it will have it so that as the song plays, using the different branches that connects certain sections to each...
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    28 Years Ago: HIStory Began Being BAD!

    In mid-late 1986, Michael Jackson and the team at Westlake studio began working in earnest on his follow up to "Thriller". Later this month, Michael will began to film the short film to the song he's been working on: "Bad". I'm not sure if they could have ever imagined this short film and the...
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    Hey, could someone help me guess this song?

    So several years ago, I happened to switch to a radio station where the last part of this song was playing. I enjoyed listening to it and I wouldn't mind listening to it again. Unfortunately, I don't know the name of the song or who sung it. This is why I come to you, especially those of you who...
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    Witness The Production! or Which Album Would You Like To See Come Together?

    If you had a chance to watch as ONE of Michael's albums was being produced, which one would it be and would there any specific songs you'd definitely like to see being put together? For me, It'd be the Bad Album, especially the title track. I'd like to be there at Hayvenhurst with Michael and...
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    What If There Was Another Michael Jackson Video Game...Like An RPG?

    I consider myself to be a big Gamer. I've played video games of all sorts of genres including my one of favorites, the RPG (Role Playing Game). This leads me to wonder what if a Michael Jackson RPG existed? One idea could be centered around Michael coming across or already having a device or...
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    Witnessing The Eras: First Time or Again

    So, say you're suddenly in the procession of a time machine. Obviously, this means you are allowed to take a trip back in time to witness one of the many eras of Michael Jackson like the Off The Wall Era, The Thriller Era, The Bad Era, etc. Now, some of you have been able to witness certain...
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    Michael Jackson's Ghosts

    Happy Halloween, everyone! As it IS October 31st, I'd thought it'd be the best time to talk about: Michael Jackson's Ghosts Before I tell you what I think of this short film, just for the heck of it, I'll attempt to talk about "Ghosts" for a bit. You see, back in 1993, Ghosts was first...
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    Some Of My Original Songs (And Covers)

    (Note: If this is not the right thread for this post, please let me know. Thank you) I am really into music. Not only do I enjoy listening to it but I also enjoy making it as well. Not to mention, letting other people listen to it as well ;) : http://soundcloud.com/80-twist So if you want to...
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    About A Sound In The Song "Bad"...

    Ever since I started listening to the song Bad, I've always been fascinated by the way the song is arranged, how it sounds, and how the rhythm section goes so well with the other instruments. Basically, I love this song! However, what I was always curious about was this one particular sound...
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    What Demos From Bad Are You Hoping Be Released?

    Every passing day, I'm am just waiting for the moment they finally release the Track Listing for Bad 25 so we can see what we're getting in September. I'm really interested in what Demos they will release and I'm hoping the ones we've been wanting to hear for sometime now will be on there...
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