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interesting debate fletcher/albini

Post by gevermil » Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:36 am

http://recforums.prosoundweb.com/index. ... a189e094e3
check out the sticky on fletchers forum

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Post by luckybastard » Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:39 am

Yeah i followed this one closely. i don't think albini's argument about tape being a superior storage medium really holds up. i think the more subjective argument of audio quality is more defensible when it comes to the tape/daw wars...

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Post by GrimmBrotherScott » Tue Nov 08, 2005 1:42 pm

I read the thread and I still have no idea what the actual point of the "experiment". I think Albini's take is best, in that everyone is playing poker all night afterwards.

Other than that, it's a bunch of guys waving their e-penises about their use of tape.

I just wish I could go to play poker.

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Post by soundguy » Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:19 pm

geesh, its amusing that anyone would even bother to give creedence to a debate between a recording engineer and the other guy. Thats kinda like reading a debate between mickey mouse and walt disney...

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Post by gevermil » Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:32 pm

I dont think fletchers that dumb

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Post by soundguy » Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:55 pm

well, I wasnt really thinking of intellect when I made my comment.

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Post by joeysimms » Tue Nov 08, 2005 2:59 pm

yeah- can anyone remind me why the fuck i should listen to fletcher? what did he do anyway? has he made a record i own? oh - that's right, he's a gear salesman. oh, ok.
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Post by Bay3Mike » Tue Nov 08, 2005 3:50 pm

e-penises !! That's funny.

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Post by joel hamilton » Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:01 pm

I think that anything they have to say on the subject is just as valid as anyone else on a public, internet message board. No more, no less.
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Post by gevermil » Tue Nov 08, 2005 4:08 pm

cripes

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Post by joel hamilton » Tue Nov 08, 2005 5:42 pm

gevermil wrote:cripes
Word up.

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Post by trashy » Tue Nov 08, 2005 6:49 pm

gevermil wrote:cripes
hey, that's my new word! I'm glad others are using it.

A drunk Fletcher once pushed me.


Anyway, it's funny to me how many guys get lost in the science of this recording stuff. I'll admit, I do it too. But recording is an art, too, and I really love those moments on TOMB - moments that are very, very rare on other boards - when the love of the art of recording really come through.

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Post by drumsound » Wed Nov 09, 2005 1:18 am

I'm not reading 40000 posts. When is the test in Chacigo and can I get in? I'd even bring my RADAR if needed.

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Post by covert » Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:57 am

joeysimms wrote:yeah- can anyone remind me why the fuck i should listen to fletcher? what did he do anyway? has he made a record i own? oh - that's right, he's a gear salesman. oh, ok.
You really ought to hear the Black #9 cd. Then look at the engineering credits.
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Post by soundguy » Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:02 am

heh, thats funny, I used to marginally read what fletcher posted, it wasnt until I heard some things that he recorded that I totally put him in the irrelevant file and just totally stopped bothering with him.

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