Thursday, April 29, 2010

Necessary Adjustments: Day Twenty-Nine

Supergods,

Nearing the end of our solemn commemoration. Has it been worth the cramping?

I've done my best to maintain a semblance of verisimilitude throughout - the WVVS production studio in 1975-1978 was little more than a closet housing a half-decent microphone, two huge, heavy, belt-drive turntables, a reasonably well-tended Revox A77, a production (cart) recorder, and a board that, if pegged recklessly, could bathe one's work in rich, feedback-laden reverb. Each of the previous adjustments in this month's series was created with those glorious limitations in mind...

Necessary Adjustments #29:

Drunks with Guns - Drunks with Guns (adjusted) (1987)



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Dubravko Detoni - Graphies I-III / Phonomorphia 1-3 (adjusted) (1971)



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Harry Pussy - Live in Austin, TX (adjusted) (1997, 2007 CDR)



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Kevin Drumm - Imperial Distortion (adjusted) (2008)



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The Portsmouth Sinfonia - Plays the Popular Classics (adjusted) (1973)



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Lou Reed's Metal Machine Trio - Live, Royal Festival Hall, London (adjusted) (19 April 10)



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Meet you here tomorrow for the finale?

TS

Karl Schmidt Verlag: War Clouds Rumbling!

Thirteen new Karl Schmidt Verlag releases are scheduled for launch over the weekend. One of the baker's dozen (a book of essays from yours truly, graced with a forward penned by Aaron Dilloway) will be strictly pre-order, as Herr Dillo still has some scribbling to do. As for the other Fabergé ovum, make room, as our hens vibe to a strictly irrational meter...

TS