He may be considered one of the greatest producers of his generation, but when it comes to naming the greatest producers of all time, Pharrell Williams proves undisputed.
That was his reaction when asked for his pick of the GOAT by readers of “Of course Quincy Jones!” Guardian (opens in new tab)I also wanted to know if Williams would agree with Friedrich Nietzsche’s belief that life without music is a mistake.
“Life without music is like a meaningless person,” replied the often-ragged hitmaker. “I was always making music as a kid, but I never thought I could do anything with it.
Reflecting on the early years of his life, Williams added: Come and play with us. But this is the way it was written and I appreciate it every day.
Another reader wanted to know whether it was Williams or Neptune’s partner Chad Hugo who introduced the clavichord/clavinet sound that became a hallmark of his early work.
“Man, you put me in place, but it was me,” he says. The clavichord was a way to express Middle Eastern note patterns and chord progressions, but it was also jarring, like the guitar: hitting the 50-yard line between Middle Eastern guitar licks and traditional guitar licks. can do. super sag”
Williams also revealed that he has no plans to write film scores.
“There are all kinds of races: relays, marathons, cross-country, sprints,” he explains. “Movies are marathons. To take people on a journey, you have to write down every step. A 15-second jingle becomes a sprint. My specialty is 3-5 minute races. Movie scores.” I don’t have the mental endurance to stay on something like .There’s a reason Hans Zimmer won two Oscars.”
Elsewhere, Williams encourages everyone to go back and listen to De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising and De La Soul Is Dead (which will be released soon on the streaming service), and collaborates with Playboi Carti. said he was enthusiastic about Among potential collaborators in the golden age of 70s jazz and R&B, he said: And all without the Burt Bacharach and Stevie Wonder vibes. how do i choose ”