Track SheetWe're seeing a lot more boutique vinyl releases, and among them is X's second album, Wild Gift. First released by Slash Records in 1981, this seminal 12/01/2009 7:00 AM Eastern
From left: Porterhouse Records president Steve Kravac, John Doe of X and mastering engineer Brian "Big Bass" Gardner Photo: David Goggin
We're seeing a lot more boutique vinyl releases, and among them is X's second album, Wild Gift. First released by Slash Records in 1981, this seminal punk album has been remastered from the original ¼-inch analog tapes for 180-gram vinyl. The project was overseen by the bandmembers and Porterhouse Records president Steve Kravac, and was done by Brian “Big Bass” Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering (Hollywood)…Vice Records artists The Raveonettes returned to The Lodge (Indianapolis) to master their fourth album, In and Out of Control. Engineers on the project were Emily Lazar and Joe LaPorta…In the Chris Pelonis-designed Nettleingham Audio (Vancouver, WA), Kevin Nettleingham mastered releases for Brent Mills and the Beaverton Four Square Church and Ferocious Eagle…Musician/producer Randy Emata worked with engineer Stephen Marsh at Stephen Marsh Mastering (Hollywood) to master a new album for Christian artist Tim Cantwell…Engineer Kurt Lundvall's new studio, Lundvall Mastering (Jersey City, NJ) is now open. Visit www.lundvallmastering.com for info.
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