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Classic Studio Chatter....

Post by tonewoods » Tue Dec 27, 2005 5:15 pm

Hi all....

I wanna hear those classic moments of unguarded studio chatter captured on tape that will stand the test of time, and give some insight on the recording process...

Here's a real classic...

Crosby and Stills discussing the Dead vs. the Airplane...
Pretty damn hilarious!

Troggs anyone??
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Re: Classic Studio Chatter....

Post by thethingwiththestuff » Tue Dec 27, 2005 5:52 pm

tonewoods wrote:Hi all....

I wanna hear those classic moments of unguarded studio chatter captured on tape that will stand the test of time, and give some insight on the recording process...
i always used to love this stuff. at some point, something snapped in my head, and i realized, "this is calculated spontaneity." performance. a dubious attempt to "touch" the listener. a marketing scheme.

not that people necessarily make up scenes and pretend they're spontaneous and authentic (which of course, does happen), but at some point they made the decision to put it on the record...

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Post by cgarges » Tue Dec 27, 2005 10:08 pm

I'm trying to find the Ray Charles and Mick vs. Keith live stuff. Anyone got it?

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Post by evan » Tue Dec 27, 2005 10:58 pm

VU's "Temptation Inside Your Heart" is pretty classic. 'Motown, woo!'

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Post by hauser gabone » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:19 pm

best: can't remember who it was, but during the song the recording is interrupted by a pizza delivery guy...with complete "someone ordered a pizza?"

worst: fucking ryan adams talking about morrissey before the first song in his debut...ugh.
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Post by Holding Pattern » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:22 pm

How about this one of Murray Wilson "producing" help me rhonda.

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Post by hauser gabone » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:30 pm

i'm a gen-i-us too, brian.

have you ever heard the half hour promotional skit for "vegatables"? with brian and hal blaine, its really enjoyable.
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Post by drumsound » Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:53 pm

cgarges wrote:I'm trying to find the Ray Charles and Mick vs. Keith live stuff. Anyone got it?

Chris Garges
Charlotte, NC
A friend in college had a tape of Ray's bass player freaking out on stage. Ray keeps asking for security.

Chris do you have the Buddy Rich Bitch Tapes?

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Post by Holding Pattern » Wed Dec 28, 2005 1:59 am

try and take me to the fuckin' union. I'd love it.

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Post by evan » Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:26 am

I had initially misread "Buddy Rich Bitch Tapes" as "Buddy <i>Holly</i> Bitch Tapes". Now that would be something...

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Post by cgarges » Wed Dec 28, 2005 5:39 am

drumsound wrote:A friend in college had a tape of Ray's bass player freaking out on stage. Ray keeps asking for security.
That's the one I'm looking for. I notice they left THAT out of the movie.
drumsound wrote:Chris do you have the Buddy Rich Bitch Tapes?
Yeah, I've had those for a long time. Have you ever seen the comic book-like cartoons that were drawn of those? Again, hilarious.

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Post by ;ivlunsdystf » Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:01 am

That Ryan Adams/David Rawlings chatter about Morrissey irritated me so severely that I summarily wrote off all future Ryan Adams endeavors until I was finally dazzled by his newest stuff last year.

I am glad to know I was not the only one who balked at that canned dialogue.

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Post by kayagum » Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:08 am

http://www.negativland.com/audiogadgets.html

Of course, there's always the Negativland's lawsuit version of "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" featuring Casey Kasem flipping out between takes of American Top 40.
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Post by Evergreen » Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:33 am

...girls and fucked 'em at school
All I know is that
There were rumours he was into field hockey players
There were rumours
-So he applied basically
-He was gone the next day
-And went off with the team
-It's like - he was go-they just like
It was so hush hush
They were so... quiet about it
And then the next thing you know...

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Post by tonewoods » Wed Dec 28, 2005 10:03 am

Here's "The Troggs Tape"...
A classic...

Here's some English bloke slurring out a version of "Please Please Me"...
It gets cut off at the end, but he goes on to say how he could have written a better bridge....

You can smell that the engineers who taped this stuff really wanted to preserve it and pass it around for various reasons...

That Murrey tape is priceless...

Just go get the Pet Sounds Box Set. It has at least 2 CDs worth of Brian directing the crew to victory.
An amazing insight as to how those records were pieced together...
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