Archive | March, 2009

3/28/2009

I Hate Those Ads Where Plug-Ins Look Like Physical Gear

You know those ads? Yeah, some Photoshop jockey took the GUI of a plug-in and made it look like a piece of outboard gear, a synth or something. Drives me nuts. For years I couldn't figure out if one plug-in, I think it was Trilogy, was "real" or not. ...

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3/17/2009

Jason Lytle Live

I got to see ex-Grandaddy Jason Lytle play a semi-secret first band-backed show (with ex-bandmate Aaron Burtch) last Saturday. Quite fun and a great set of new songs. Jasons' album, Yours Truly, the Commuter, comes out May 19 on ANTI- records. We ended...

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3/15/2009

Promo CDs and Reality

So here's a pile of CDs I'm supposed to be listening to right now instead of enjoying The Skids' Sweet Suburbia album. Some of these I actually bought (so I should be enjoying them I guess) and some were handed over by friends (yes, the Scott Hampton...

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3/8/2009

Jim Morrison Didn’t Want to be a Producer!

Here's a clip of a rare Rolling Stone interview with the Lizard King talking about making records around 2 1/2 minutes in. “I could never produce ... because I don’t have the patience for it. I think that’s the main thing. Who's e...

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3/8/2009

Summing Analog or Digital?

One of our esteemed contributors, Allen Farmelo, posted this quick, interesting little personal look into the different ways of summing a mix. My opinion? I just know that I like having a console in front of me and lots of nice outboard gear to run into.

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