Posts Tagged ‘Steve Albini’

Behind The Release: Grandfather On Making <i>In Human Form</i>

Behind The Release: Grandfather On Making In Human Form

In July of 2010, my band Grandfather recorded its debut album, Why I’d Try, with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio, in Chicago. It was a defining experience for us [documented here on SonicScoop.] The album gave us perspective on our music and solidified our ideas about recording and releasing music Read more...

InputOutput Interview: Ian MacKaye, Part 2

InputOutput Interview: Ian MacKaye, Part 2

Ian MacKaye. Photo by Pat Graham.

In Part 2, Geoff & Eli get Ian’s views on recording as sonic illusion – “if it’s done well, then the seams don’t show” – the story of an ill-fated Fugazi / Steve Albini session – “one of the greatest sessions we ever did” Read more...

InputOutput Interview: Ian MacKaye, Part I

InputOutput Interview: Ian MacKaye, Part I

As a member of seminal hardcore punk bands The Teen Idles, Minor Threat and Fugazi, and a founder of the pioneering indie label, Dischord Records, Ian MacKaye led a musical movement out of Washington, D.C. in the early 80s that continues to ignite and inspire bands all over the world. Read more...

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