Steve Lillywhite interviewed by John Robb: Morrissey "a wonderful gentle person" (August 13, 2022)

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"He's the only artist I ever met who wears his own tee shirts !!! ":)

John Robb recently had a chat with producer Steve Lillywhite, and when it comes to Morrissey, Steve Lillywhite has some very interesting anecdotes in store. And he gives a great analysis of the music and the Smiths as well.

From 1h04mins00s in this video

Totally Wired Radio / Simon Hearn: Alain Whyte guesting (August 9, 2022)

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Brendan Buckley / YouTube: “DC Backstage” drum set-up

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New video from backstage :

Stephen Street Twitter post about Viva Hate era cassette (July 13, 2022)

Boz Boorer Birthday Bash - video compilation (July 8, 2022)

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A video introduced by Basil Brush of people wishing Boz happy birthday who couldn't be at the 60th party. Features The More You Ignore Me background music and footage of a Morrissey gig where happy birthday is sung - not exactly a sign of any acrimony?:


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Band rehearsals pre-Vegas shared on social media

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Recent band social media posts re: rehearsals.



(Previously in Strange... thread - now separate).

Joe Chiccarelli Mixing Morrissey "Istanbul" coming soon on pureMix - pureMix / YouTube

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Unfortunately, the full 1hr+ show is behind a pay wall and not on YT where it was advertised.

Little consolation, but it would have featured:

Joe Chiccarelli is a first call producer, engineer, and mixer for some of the world's finest artists, such as Elton John, The Killers, Jack White, Frank Zappa, Alanis Morissette, The Strokes, and so many more.

In this exclusive, Joe opens up the multitrack from "Istanbul" and breaks down the mix while explaining the tracking of the song, the thought process behind his mic placement, and every mix decision. Including a multitude of parallel processing and how he finds the sweet spot on a console for the right amount of saturation and glue.

Watch as Joe:
Explains the origins of the song and their intention as they crafted it from the ground up during tracking
Breaks down his parallel processing on drums, including distressors, a Chandler TG1 limiter, and a UA 176, while explaining which...

Boz Boorer: new tracks released today (May 19, 2022)

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