[Jandek] Jandek and his recording equipment.

James Holloway jwholloway at mac.com
Sun Mar 23 19:17:02 PDT 2008

Simon, you can do that with Pro Tools or Logic too -- but as you  
indicate it depeds on whaat you're used to working with and your work  
On Mar 23, 2008, at 11:56 PM, Simon Greenwood wrote:

> I wouldn't even expect that - he likes his gadgets so I would think it
> was a Boss digital 8-track or somesuch. If his brain works anything  
> like
> mine he would understand a hardware device better than a computer for
> immediacy: I like to demo really quickly and although I have Logic it
> doesn't lend itself to that, where a digital multitrack does. He can
> press record, play a piece and then master it either to CD or to
> computer. Does this suggest that we'll be seeing the Representative
> playing with himself *cough* in future?
> s/
> James Holloway wrote:
>> Given the simplicity of his recording needs, I would suspect that if
>> he is going digital,  he's running a simple version of Pro Tools --
>> the industry standard, for better or worse -- or Apple's Logic 8 --
>> with a couple of really good condenser mikes. Seriously, you can get
>> pro-quality sounding audio on an iMac or Mac Mini for less than a
>> grand, depending on how good your ear is-- he may pay a bit more for
>> pro-level mastering, but Id doubt it.
>> On Mar 22, 2008, at 5:52 PM, Garry Brogden wrote:
>>> Finally got my copy of '...Blue Icicles' the other day. On hearing
>>> it, I was astounded not just by the music thereon, but also the
>>> sheer quality of the recording. I guess we're all used to the tape
>>> his, recorded in a basement ambience of his early recordings. But
>>> the new one is a distinct step up in recording quality - in fact it
>>> could have been made in a professional studio. the vocals and guitar
>>> really zing, and are absolutely pristine and crystal clear.Certainly
>>> it sounds like a digital rather than analogue recording. My own
>>> suspicion is that he may have ploughed some of his concert earnings
>>> - assuming he has some - into an expensive mic and maybe a Boss
>>> recording studio. Any comments?
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