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Brian Gardner on mastering the new Rush ‘Clockwork Angels’ album - has posted a new interview with mastering engineer Brian Gardner where he discusses Clockwork Angels.
"Technically Nick Raskulenicz [producer on Clockwork Angels] had it together as always and made my work so much easier.  Artistically with Clockwork Angels, there seemed to be a turn towards more presence and I noticed an artistic shift in the overall vibe, that being it was more an atmospheric feel being blended in, so any altering of EQ had to be done carefully but regardless the Brilliance of Rush would prevail.
"...With Clockwork Angels, there was a definite turn towards more presence but again everything was pretty much set sonically and any altering of EQ had to be done carefully.  Geddy definitely had say in some instances where a clarification of a vocal line or a bass line as did Alex in certain guitar sections.  Neil slipped me a $20 to make sure the drums predominated….kidding!"
 For the full interview click here. - Thanks to Ed at RushIsABand for the headsup!

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