Inside the Real Electric Ladyland: Famous Musicians in the Studio

A look at the work spaces of artists ranging from Dr. Dre to Thom Yorke

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One of the most important components of the ever-fascinating creative process is the space in which it takes place. For musicians, at least as far as recording goes, this place is the studio—and as such, I thought I'd take a look at the studios of some famous musicians.

The contrasts on display are intriguing, from the endearingly chaotic to the pristine and very expensive, from analog to digital, from minimalist to decked out in all sorts of crazy-looking gear.

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