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Good-bye to a Good Guy

To acquire even the technical skills required to become a recording engineer takes sacrifice, sweat, and countless hundreds of (undercompensated) hours. Match that with the creativity and people skills it takes to collaborate with artists in the studio, when they are at their most vulnerable, and you have a rare individual indeed. Thank you Peter […]

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Potshots Unbecoming

To the editors: With his expansive essay on R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People, Bill Wyman demonstrates once again that he is among the most insightful pop music writers in the country [Hitsville, March 5]. But a few comments are in order. Wyman seems disconcerted by the fact that Automatic–a brilliant album length work on death […]