Category Archives: Michael Beinhorn

Michael Beinhorn Fires Drummers

This morning, I received an email from a friend. He found it extremely amusing that when he Googled my name in order to read my latest blog post, the first thing that came up was the following string of words; … Continue reading

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What I’m Doing About It Now Redux

Ok- back again. I’ve been incommunicado from blog-writing because I’ve chosen instead to write a book which addresses everything I began to address in blog form, but in greater detail. In the meantime, I’ve been developing a more ethical approach … Continue reading

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A Primer On Feel

I am posting this article here (as well as on my website), due to its apparent popularity. Music is every bit as visceral as it is engaging for the mind (if it is not moreso). It is a total, fulfilling … Continue reading

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Good Isn’t Actually Great/The Feeling Is Everything

After I published a recent blog (parenthetically entitled ‘My Manifesto’), I received a lot of comments regarding one particular assertion I’d made. The assertion I made was this; no one has made a truly great piece of popular music in … Continue reading

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A Crescendo Grows In Hollywood

In mid 1987, I began work with The Red Hot Chili Peppers on their third album. The first day we started recording at Capitol Studios was a milestone of epic proportions for myself and the band. This was far more … Continue reading

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The truth hurts and vanity kills

In 1999, my life had arrived at a perfectly acceptable, yet utterly untenable place. I was at a high point in my career and had been nominated for a variety of awards. My marriage had also dissolved and my emotional … Continue reading

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There are no bad people, just bad ideas

World history has come to a unique and remarkable point of convergence. With each new moment, current events are literally recreating, rewiring and redirecting the course of civilization. Technology is playing a tremendous role in all of this change. The … Continue reading

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