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A VIRTUAL DOUBLE

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

What happens when an orchestra sends its virtual clone on the road and lets punters remix its performance? Story: Mark Davie The big money is on the road. It’s what everyone’s saying. That albums are...

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DISTORTION AIN’T A DIRTY WORD

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

How Rich Costey and Chvrches learnt to stop worrying about the meters and trust their ears. Story: Mark Davie Chvrches Photos: Dexter Cornelius The Sound City movie really pissed Iain Cook and Martin Doherty off....

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SEARCH FOR THE HOLY GRAIL

January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jay Z sold a million copies of Magna Carter Holy Grail before it was even released to the public. But has he struck on that sacred balance of creativity and commerce? Story: Paul Tingen The...

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LONERISM: TAME IMPALA IN THE STUDIO

December 2, 2013 | 1 Comments

The story behind Lonerism and Tame Impala’s one-man production process....

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GLACIAL GRADEUR

September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sigur Rós’s seventh studio album, Kveikur, is unconventional… even for Iceland. Story: Paul Tingen Although Iceland is Europe’s second largest island (about half the size of Great Britain), just 321,000 people live there. Marginally more...

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Rupert Neve has returned to his roots with a range of gear that’s all about performance. Text: Greg Walker (5043 review) & Andy Stewart (5042 review) The Rupert Neve Designs Portico series is a new...

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THE LONG & WINDING ROAD – RECORDING THE WHITLAMS

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

AT’s Editor, Andy Stewart, provides a very personal account of recording The Whitlams’ new double album Little Cloud & The Apple’s Eye. Sit back for a year-long ride through multiple cities, studios, overdubs, mixing sessions…...

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Mitchell Froom

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

Mitchell Froom has been on the vanguard of innovation in his many years as a record producer. Mark O’Connor discovers how to maintain a fresh perspective. In a music industry where ‘bling’ has come to...

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Steve Albini

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

The controversial ‘Godfather of Grunge’ spills the beans on his role as engineer, and his working methods. Paul Tingen picks up a few pearls of wisdom along the way. The big cliché about Steve Albini...

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Paul McKercher recently went ‘bush’ to record an album for a high-profile actor. Unlike most ‘location’ recordings, the budget for the session was substantial, but regardless, many of the same limitations applied. Here’s how he...

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