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Wilco (the loft)

Post by signorMars » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:09 pm

http://wilcoworld.net/loft/gigapan.php

It doesn't pan any wider than the initial view, or rotate, but you can zoom far enough to read titles off some of the CDs on the shelf (NRBQ, Weakerthans, Count Basie, like 15 copies of the Minus 5 "Down with Wilco" on vinyl), the model of the console, etc. Kind of fun little peak at their space.
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Post by JGriffin » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:13 pm

There's an article about that place in the new Mix.
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Post by vvv » Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:25 am

Gotta love the mix-notes masking tape to the left of the consoles.
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Post by Dead » Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:30 am

those guys must crap $100 bills several times a day.
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Post by signorMars » Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:53 pm

it changed! now it's from a different spot.
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Post by roscoenyc » Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:48 pm

A lot of that stuff is Jim Scott's

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Post by 47ronin » Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:38 pm

How many other bands have Gertrude Stein books in their spaces?

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Post by palinilap » Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:26 pm

Nice bunk beds! I bet Tweedy takes the top.

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Post by Mystic Steamship Co. » Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:46 pm

I don't see a tape machine, only PTHD? Strange. Maybe its sandwiched in the corner beteween the MCI board and the neve sidecar. I can only imagine walking into that space everyday. I bet anybody could make good music with all those toys laying around.

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Post by joninc » Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:25 pm

there's a tape machine - in the corner between the sidecars and the console. behind that massive remote for it..
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Post by Sean Sullivan » Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:45 pm

Wow...a very cool set up. 20 channels of both API preamps and EQ and two Neve sidecars, plus the MCI and all the actual instruments...damn...they deserve it though, they're probably one of the most talented bands going today.
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Post by Mystic Steamship Co. » Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:04 am

there's a tape machine - in the corner between the sidecars and the console. behind that massive remote for it..
yeah I noticed that after taking a closer look. I love those crazy speakers they have.

Wilco must make a ton of money.

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Post by calaverasgrandes » Wed Aug 12, 2009 4:05 am

I like how there is almost no acoustic treatment.(or acoustics in general) And one entire ton of guitars. Though I suppose they dont really blast very loud.
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Post by jook » Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:51 am

The flamed KRK speakers and the Neve sidecar are Jim Scott's.

I don't think Wilco make a huge amount of money (although I'm sure they do alright), I think it's just an indication that the band puts their earnings back into harbouring a place that encourages music and creativity. Most bands just spend it all on more temporary "investments".

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Post by vvv » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:46 am

palinilap wrote:Nice bunk beds! I bet Tweedy takes the top.
Basis?

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I know that when I wake up weekends and look around my little bedio space, I am totally psyched to be writing and recording.

I can only imagine what it would be like to have access there ...

I might admit that years ago I was friends with one of their "crew" (he actually helped mix Kicking Televisions) and over the years I hung out with and was acquainted with various others (including at least one wife), and years before even UT I had drinks a cuppla times with Mr. Tweedy inna college bar; in my now dotage I wish I had somehow kept up those contacts!

Yeah, like they'd let me come over and play in their loft. :roll:
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