21 12 2009

A few artists I listen to use different types of recording gear to give them a “vintage” feel to their music. In the era where the majority of music is produced on a laptop some sort of DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) it’s nice to see people going back to analogue equipment but still creating music suited to the 21st Century.

Some artists in this circle include Bibio, Benoit Pioulard, and Bon Iver. Bon Iver is most noted in the public for having recorded his album in a cabin in the wilderness of Wisconsin using basic recording gear, which is noticable in the recordings themselves:

Another artist similar to this is Sam Beam, also known as Iron and Wine. He recorded his first album in his own home studio, but like Bon Iver, the quality of the recording has had some effect on the music itself:




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