Empire, Still Empirical

29 years later, Queensrÿche’s “Empire” (1990) still impresses me with its deft audio engineering. It’s a cornerstone in the wall of sound. James Barton (engineer) and Bob Ludwig (mastering) did a bang-up job on the album’s sound with the band’s source material. It’s still fuckin’ loud with minimal compressor pumping, and the soundstage is still […]

Slow Pulse Fast Thoughts

Thursday night’s slow-fast playlist Marie Davidson – So Right The Black Queen – Ice to Never GUNSHIP – Symmetrical Automelodi – Navette de Remplacement Essaie Pas – Substance M Only Now – Inside the Mineral Room 2814 – 再生 -Fin-