Years ago, my ex-wife, a graphic designer, used to scream about the onrush of ‘idiots with a Mac and a Laserjet!’ during the advent of ‘desktop publishing.’ It took a long time to convince average people that, despite what Apple and Microsoft were telling people, not just anyone can make a proper newsletter or a logo or anything decent looking.
Positive was the audio version of DTP. I confess: because of my long-standing loathing of the recording process (all those cables!), I was only to happy to think that a computer program would make everything ‘point and click!’ I of all people, fell under the sway of the glamour of PC evil and Danielle’s dreaded curse.
I’ve spent the last ten years learning the craft of recording properly. Re-mixing Positive is my final penance for my initial hubris.
As I’ve ranted before, re-mastering a record is a lot like the experience of Ebenezer Scrooge. You get to see all yer past sins again and again. And again. And as I’ve also […]