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Michael Rietmulder is the Seattle Times music writer. Transatlanticism on vinyl sounds amazing. It is a really nice pressing on heavy vinyl. We used all analog production straight through and never touched digital.
We are very happy with that. Lots of de-essing on this particular record. Very nice that way — to leave with a record that sounds like it did in the mastering room, rather than the dithering nightmare that so often happens on the tail end when you get the record to your car. At a time when it seems that fidelity, dynamics and spaciousness are almost forgotten art forms in the world of rock and pop, Plans is rich with interweaving motifs and rewarding ambient detailing. I'm so excited about the overall sound of the record.
There's so much depth and density in each song, and I'm very happy about a lot of little moments and discoveries that are really catching my ear. I'm very proud.
Even though the band emerged from the indie music world on the Barsuk label, Gibbard expresses frustration at how a number of indie enthusiasts have a perplexing way of championing bad-sounding recordings. This was a really important moment in the fidelity of the band. Even though he had resolutely resisted other digital formats, Walla sensed a change might be in order. It's good. There's just so much raw data you have to deal with that the documentation process in the digital world seems kind of nuts.
Where it once took one or two people, it seems like it takes a village to make a record now. This is a great system. It sounds great and is totally rock-solid.
I don't do a lot of editing and moving stuff around and that part of it is really nice. The company itself is great and if I have a question or a problem, you call them and you actually get somebody on the phone. I heartily recommend RADAR to anybody who was thinking about doing the digital thing and wants to keep some part of their analog process intact. It's all over the whole record: piano, vocals, bass guitar, drums, like drum overheads.
Everywhere I could smash it in, I did. I really like it a lot.
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