This production paper analyzes the impact the music technology used in the music productions of Michael Jackson, Prince and Madonna has had on today's music. The history and application of music technologies such as the Yamaha DX7 and LinnDrum are discussed at length. The music of the 1980s era played a significant role in inspiring how music sounds in the 2020s decade, and the music production elements used by Michael Jackson, Prince and Madonna can still be heard today
Dr. Tony Moreira
Music, School of
Music and Performing Arts, College of
Master of Music (MM)
Perry, Marcus, "An Analysis of Common Music Production Elements From the 1980s: Highlighting the Musical Influences of Michael Jackson, Prince, and Madonna" (2022). Composition/Recording Projects. 11.