Ok, it’s Sunday and I feel like branching out a bit. This morning, I’m not going to talk about pedals.. or even guitar.. but recording. I’m a big fan of Steve Albini and the recordings he’s done in the past. I like his style of just letting the recordings be honest representations of the band. Almost the sense of documenting a ‘session’ in a way. I like the natural recording techniques (natural room reverb, analog, etc).
I came across this great video (check it out. it’s long – 1:28:26) where Steve Albini discusses his involvement in music (bands, recording, Electrical Audio, etc) and his ideas of his role as a engineer, and his thoughts of analog vs. digital recordings. I thought it was quite interesting: