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'''Steve Albini''' - frontman for [[Big Black]] and mega producer.  Short info for now...
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'''Steve Albini''' - frontman for [[Big Black]] and mega recording engineer.  Short info for now...
  
 
== Bio ==
 
== Bio ==
  
* Lived in Montana for 8 years, until Chicago
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* Born July 22, [[1962]] in Pasadena California
* Moved to Chicago in June [[1980]]
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* Grew up mostly in Montana
* Former member of [[Just Ducky]], [[Small Irregular Pieces of Aluminum]] and [[Stations]]
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* Moved to Chicago/Evanston in June [[1980]] to attend Northwestern
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* Frontman for [[Big Black]], one of the bands responsible for the formation of punk and industrial music in Chicago
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* Former member of [[Rapeman]], Just Ducky (Montana), Flour, [[Small Irregular Pieces of Aluminum]] and [[Stations]], and, according to wikipedia "another band that record label Touch and Go/Quarterstick Records explained "he [Albini] is paying us not to mention."
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* Played bass on [[Pegboy]]'s ''Fore'' EP
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* Current Member of [[Shellac]]
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* Quit his day job in [[1986]] and created a studio in his house.  This was the first time he started charging for recording bands and for his time.
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* In [[1995]], he moved his studio out of his house, creating [[Electrical Audio]]
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* Recorded, produced and engineered many early Chicago punk bands including [[Naked Raygun]]
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* Went on to national notoriety after producing bands such as Sonic Youth and Nirvana.
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* Continues to play with the reunited [[Big Black]] and [[Shellac]]
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* Records bands on a sliding scale
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* Does not turn bands away based on lack of notoriety or money, but more on passion and dedication.
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== Bands ==
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* [[Big Black]]
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* [[Rapeman]]
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* [[Shellac]]
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* [[Flour]]
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* [[Stations]]
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* [[Just Ducky (Montana)]]
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* [[Small Irregular Pieces of Aluminum]]
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== Interviews ==
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* [http://www.obsolete.com/convulsion/interviews/convulse/bigblack.html John Bains, 1993]
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* [http://www.citizinemag.com/music/music-0506_stevealbini1.htm Citizine]
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* [http://www.vacant.org.uk/interviews/albini.html Vacant.org in Great Britian]
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* [http://jugheadsbasement.com/2014/10/28/big-black-bulldozer-atomizer/ Podcast on Big Black] where Steve is interviewed
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.electrical.com Steve's recording studio] with an active forum full of Chicago musicians
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Albini Wikipedia Entry]
  
 
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[[Category:Steve Albini]]

Latest revision as of 16:11, 11 August 2015

Steve Albini - frontman for Big Black and mega recording engineer. Short info for now...

Bio

  • Born July 22, 1962 in Pasadena California
  • Grew up mostly in Montana
  • Moved to Chicago/Evanston in June 1980 to attend Northwestern
  • Frontman for Big Black, one of the bands responsible for the formation of punk and industrial music in Chicago
  • Former member of Rapeman, Just Ducky (Montana), Flour, Small Irregular Pieces of Aluminum and Stations, and, according to wikipedia "another band that record label Touch and Go/Quarterstick Records explained "he [Albini] is paying us not to mention."
  • Played bass on Pegboy's Fore EP
  • Current Member of Shellac
  • Quit his day job in 1986 and created a studio in his house. This was the first time he started charging for recording bands and for his time.
  • In 1995, he moved his studio out of his house, creating Electrical Audio
  • Recorded, produced and engineered many early Chicago punk bands including Naked Raygun
  • Went on to national notoriety after producing bands such as Sonic Youth and Nirvana.
  • Continues to play with the reunited Big Black and Shellac
  • Records bands on a sliding scale
  • Does not turn bands away based on lack of notoriety or money, but more on passion and dedication.

Bands

Interviews

External Links