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#61 mangoes cash

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Posted Yesterday, 02:15 PM

why are people comparing this to voodoo? its been 14yrs and he's been through a lot of personnel shit. I'm sure he's much different and I would expect his inspiration for the album to be different. sayin

Im only comparing the production techniques. Voodoo was done on analog tape and probably had major engineering nerds and probably a massive budget. This not so much. So if the only reason was budget I can understand. Anyhow, I am just a production, on the engineering side kind of nerd. 



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Posted Yesterday, 02:42 PM

I doubt this wasn't done on analog tape, since Russ Elevado had a hand in the production and he's one of those analog fanatics.



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Posted Yesterday, 02:42 PM

I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds ?uesto grating.

 

yeah weird ive never liked him but ive never seen anyone ever mention how cringy he is on here, i saw that his nardwaur interview was like an hour or some shit and didnt even bother



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Posted Yesterday, 03:34 PM

I doubt this wasn't done on analog tape, since Russ Elevado had a hand in the production and he's one of those analog fanatics.

it SOUNDS analog as fuck.  almost annoyingly analog on certain tracks



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Posted Yesterday, 05:01 PM

it SOUNDS analog as fuck.  almost annoyingly analog on certain tracks

 

 

Hm. 

Not to me. 

Perhaps it is, but comparatively, Voodoo, sonically sounds much warmer. Given the finances of the music industry and the cost of analog over digital, I would not be surprsied if it is just digital. Also, after reading up, this album is a collection of songs dating between 2001 and 2010. Wierd I know, but still, if dude was just recording tracks here and there, and not a few month session, straight thru, digital makes much more sense. 

 

regardless, such a beautiful album. 



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Posted Yesterday, 07:23 PM

what's up with colorado cats sleeping on Voodoo, it's been like 12 years

 

weed makes us very sleepy



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Posted Today, 06:48 AM

I haven't heard the album yet, but it was recorded on tape.  I was reading a NYT article about the recording and they used a HUGE amount of tape for the project.  (due to how long they've worked on the project)



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Posted Today, 07:54 AM

HE SAID HE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT FROM VOODOO, im pretty sure this is why it sounds different



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Posted Today, 07:57 AM

I haven't heard the album yet, but it was recorded on tape.  I was reading a NYT article about the recording and they used a HUGE amount of tape for the project.  (due to how long they've worked on the project)

 

can you explain to me how or why this works or adds a different deminsion to it? ive read this alot about this album and everyone is talking about how crazy it was that he recorded it to tape... but im not to knowledgable about recording processes, is recording it to tape basically an old school way, does it have any bearing on how it all sounds, or is it one of those things where its just not the norm and timely+costly?



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Posted Today, 08:34 AM

can you explain to me how or why this works or adds a different deminsion to it? ive read this alot about this album and everyone is talking about how crazy it was that he recorded it to tape... but im not to knowledgable about recording processes, is recording it to tape basically an old school way, does it have any bearing on how it all sounds, or is it one of those things where its just not the norm and timely+costly?


I am not convinced it was analog recording, anyhow, don't really care, its an amazing album.



Geech. Analog recording is a continuous flow of data. The sounds are recorded onto magnetic tape and are uniterupted. A continuous flow. Digital is broken up into tiny samples, 0's and 1's. Tiny fragments. The end result is a warmer sound on analog, a crisper sound in digital.




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