I recently returned from attending the 147th AES Convention Oct-16th – 18th at the Javitts Center in New York. It was incredible! I haven’t felt this kind of excitement about my field in years! No one’s eyes glaze over at the topic of audio because EVERYONE was talking audio. Plug-ins, mics, DAWs, field solutions, workarounds. They’d lean in if you […]

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After-Death Plan…Literature …opening track “The Master & Margarita,” for example, a brooding slice of ‘50s-ish, Nick Cave-styled pop noir, which is quickly followed by the considerably strummier, yet no less dark, Americana that is “Devil Takes A Hand.” Two songs in, and we’re already thinking murder ballad territory. Ah, but we’d be thinking wrong. Soon enough there’s the luminous “Raygun,” with its gorgeous strings and neo-gospel choir of harmony vox; a thrumming post-punk-meets-power-pop rocker called “Memory Remains” that cements the aforementioned Harvey comparison

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