Chris Butler, long-time Tape Op reader and formerly of The Waitresses, is a man after our hearts. Recording here was done on Studer J-37 4-track, Ampex A300 mono deck, Neumann VMS62 Special Lathe, Tascam 244 Porta-Studio, wire recorder, Edison "Spring Motor" phonograph, and the Rolling Stones Mobile (2" 3M 16-track). Damn. Chris' crazy, wordy songs certainly feel different from each other due to all these crazy recording formats. Mastering, by Dave Steel at DBS, must have been a nightmare... (

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