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 […]
The PERTURBATOR show on Thursday was everything I had hoped for. Everything. The music was phenomenal, and the light show was mind blowing. James Kent definitely takes after the Pink Floyd school of stagecraft: if what you do is mostly pretracked in the studio, then on stage you just have to dazzle ’em with a […]
I spent the past 9 evenings downtown doing the SXSW thing, and now I’m hella tired. It was a good palate cleanser, breaking my usual habits and stretching out a little while doing a lot of walking. First weekend during the Film/Interactive portion, I just went downtown and hung out, people watching, trying to find […]
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-
Turned on my synthesizers for the first time in two years. Now is not the time to be alone. The frustration kills me.