Classic Recordings Series

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Post by mjau » Fri Jan 11, 2008 9:01 am

Man, that would be great. I'd love to do that.

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Post by drumsound » Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:36 pm

mjau wrote:Man, that would be great. I'd love to do that.
Mark is into it. Check you hotmail.

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Post by drumsound » Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:21 pm

Here's a great thread from Gearslutz that goes into some nice detail about recording Cake, one of my personal favorites.


I don't think it classic, but there are some who migh dig this Gearslutz thread about Extreme's Pornograffitti.

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Post by tactics » Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:46 pm

Mars Volta:The Bedlam In Goliath article in remix mag.
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Post by cgarges » Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:20 am

Mix has all their "Classic Tracks" articles available here.

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Post by Spoonie » Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:46 am

Haven't seen it all but this is xtc recording in Richard Branson's house.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIcO2R8YFXA

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Post by CraigS63 » Sat Aug 16, 2008 1:13 pm

I just found this video via Stumbleupon, Nirvana's "Nevermind", I will have to watch the whole thing later (it's 72 minutes?). Cobain overdubbed 5 layers of guitar? That doesn't sound "grungy". Good.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 6646870781

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Post by Seej » Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:57 pm

cgarges wrote:Mix has all their "Classic Tracks" articles available here.

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Post by findaguitarteacher » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:39 pm

Hey Chris - Thanks for taking the time and making the effort to create such a valuable resource. Definitely interested in these kinds of resources. Some of my favorite articles in Tape Op and other zines are about how records were made and what was used to make them.

I appreciate it and look forward to more.

All the best!
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Post by cgarges » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:58 pm

Thanks, Chris! I've kind of slacked on this lately. Of course, I'm always open to some more sources for this stuff, so if you have any, feel free to pass them along.

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Post by findaguitarteacher » Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:35 am

Here's a link to a You Tube video with a voice over by Adrian Barber talking about the making of Aerosmith's Dream On which was done at Intermedia Studios in Boston. Intermedia, one of the first studios to have 16 track recording, was eventually purchased by The Cars and renamed Synchro Sound. Sadly, as far as I know, it no longer exists as a studio in any incarnation. Hope you enjoy this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fd1ueJP4Js8
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Post by kinger » Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:03 pm

I think these are different articles than the ones found in Mix:

http://www.soundonsound.com/articles/ClassicTracks.php

Some great reading in there, scroll down for the free articles.

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Post by CraigS63 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:45 pm

Here's a video (well, the audio is more important - the video is annoying at times) on the making of 10cc's "I'm Not in Love". I always wondered how they got that vocal sound. It seems like McCartney's "Take It Away" had a touch of that too on the backing vox toward the end, I think the guitarist from 10cc was on that record?

http://www.dangerousminds.net/comments/ ... t_in_love/

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Post by cgarges » Sun Jul 18, 2010 1:10 am

CraigS63 wrote:Here's a video (well, the audio is more important - the video is annoying at times) on the making of 10cc's "I'm Not in Love".
I just saw that yesterday. It's pretty cool. Similar to what Pink Floyd did with the glasses on "Shine ON You Crazy Diamond."

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Post by goose134 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:57 pm

I'm not sure this falls into "classic recordings". I would ague that Big Black was important but not critical. Anyway, some info on the drum machine sound they achieved from the architect's own mouth:

http://www.electrical.com/phpBB3/viewto ... black+drum
I make a living as an electrician, not recording in the basement.

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