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Hey Butch, can you enlighten us to the processing used on Chris' bass in Breed? sound like some sort of light synth effect ......

dalley
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audiogeek 30th June 2009
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I thought we should have a thread just for AFI. For starters, how were the guitars done? I think I read it was a Les Paul...

mobius.media
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JoeMc 29th June 2009
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Hi Butch, Great info & answers from you so far! I´d like to know how do you ideally like to deal with bass when...

jaakkol
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Billy Bush 29th June 2009
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Butch, Thank you for doing this forum, I've found all the posts to be very informative and interesting. I just have three...

Home Brand
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Home Brand 29th June 2009
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Love your production style, would be interested to hear what your favorite 3 records are. Thanks!!

Mr.Noobyman
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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Hi Butch! Drew Townson here. How's the ol' Trident A-Range doin'? Still rocking like a champ? How would you compare it to the...

GearHunter
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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I just got a new Fender 12 String, and I was looking for a pedal to give it that sound of the classic Rickenbocker...

ButchVig
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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Thanks for doing this. What type of preamp do you like, clean or colored types? I'm asking this as you've mentioned that pro...

tamasdragon
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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First off, can't believe that us hardcore Garbage fans have the opportunity to ask some questions! This is such a treat!!!...

Domenick
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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Greetings from rainy Russia, Butch and Billy! I'm a member of a largest russian Garbage fan-community, and I can say that a...

subrussian
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ButchVig 29th June 2009
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I was reading through the new green day thread and saw that you used tape and Pro Tools. I was wondering if you could expand on...

rockitrecordings
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James the 2nd 29th June 2009
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Hi Butch! I’m a big fan of your work. I’d have a couple of questions regarding your pre-production and drum tracking methods....

StereoPari
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ButchVig 28th June 2009
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Hey Butch, Do you have any memories of L7's sessions for Bricks Are Heavy? This is another band that always had a very raw,...

staticwhitesound
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ButchVig 28th June 2009
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Hi Butch. Thank you for your time and knowledge for the past weeks, it has been a blast. I was wondering how you feel about...

Music_Junky
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ButchVig 28th June 2009
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butch some people here doesnt like the EX66 and some it does, I never hear them, but what did you hear on your EX66 that it...

eddiewer
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Sean Sullivan 28th June 2009
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As a Garbage fan, I always felt quite spoiled in terms of singles. The b-sides, remixes and artwork have always been really ace,...

BlackCheremy
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ButchVig 28th June 2009
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Hi all - noob here with a question for Mr Vig: When Nirvana's In Utero came out (and even in the hype preceding its release) I...

Shatterglass
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matskull 28th June 2009
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I was wondering if you could tell us a bit about recording acoustic guitars in 21st Century Breakdown, you know, if you could...

Oroz
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chymer 28th June 2009
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Hi Butch! Absolutely fantastic to be able to ask you a question! "Push it" was one of the reasons I started...

Ciaccona
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Hi Butch, When I mixed the last Soul Asylum record Dave Pirner told me about a piece of gear the Studer had given you to test...

zmix
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Hey Butch, I've had this question for a long time now. I remember reading a review of Beautifulgarbage; specifically how the...

Obishaun
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Autotune. Your stance on it, how you use it in the studio, and your opinion on where it will go from here

MikeTSH
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jeep 27th June 2009
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Hey Butch, I'm wondering if you have any advice regarding egos in the studio. It seems like most everyone comes across a person...

coopss
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steve10358 27th June 2009
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Hey Butch, Stoked you're here... Do you have any special tips for getting well tuned guitar and bass takes? I'm usually working...

imacgreg
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Billy Bush 27th June 2009
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Hey Butch, Ive noticed that in certain threads your very knowledgeable with regards to mic placement,mic selection, room...

usefullidiot
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Hi Butch, and everybody else here on Gearslutz, since I've literally joined 5 minutes ago! I think that this is such an...

bexsmall
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Hi Butch, I wondered if the Noble & Cooley Classic SS snare drum was used by Tre on the new album, and if so what...

Space Station
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ButchVig 27th June 2009
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Hi Butch! I'm curious about the guitar solo Kurt did in "In Bloom," mostly because Kurt is not really known for his...

WinterSun
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kevynosborn 26th June 2009
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I was driving home tonight, heard "Disarm" which is an amazing pumpkins song. Were the songs before you got...

JDN
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audiogeek 26th June 2009
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What are your favorite tube preamps to use? What about them do you like? Use any on drums? Thanks man!

Bluemoa
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Billy Bush 25th June 2009
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Hi Butch, thanks for doing this and my sincerest compliments on your impressive body of work. I would like to ask you...

Black Shadow
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megl 25th June 2009
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Looking through your discography I noticed that a lot of the music you produced ended up in the music videogame Rock Band....

submodern
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ButchVig 25th June 2009
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YouTube - Green Day Mix LA Butch, can you describe to us what it's like working with CLA? For some of us it's a dream that...

rojo
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fooman 25th June 2009
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When you started to gain some popularity with your band, did you ever stop and think "Jesus, this is what some of those...

fooman
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ButchVig 25th June 2009
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Hi Butch! Yourself, Bob Clearmountain, Jerry Finn (R.I.P.), Shelly Yakus, and Trent Reznor are by far the most influential...

herecomesyourman
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ButchVig 25th June 2009
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There's plenty of software out thier based on classic gear, and style generators, can we foresee a "Butch" master...

tomcat
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ButchVig 25th June 2009
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I'm reading a really funny book Shirley recommended by John Niven, called KILL YOUR FRIENDS. It's a scathing, wicked satire of...

ButchVig
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Mojo 25th June 2009
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Hi Butch, Thanks for answering our questions, & thanks for your sterling work over the years, Nevermind & Siamese Dream...

drezz
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kats 25th June 2009
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..well at least not as the terminator robot she plays - Catherine Weaver, in the TV SiFi drama - The Sarah Connor...

Jules
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bcgood 25th June 2009
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Hey Butch, When working with engineers and assistants, what really upsets you and what really makes you say 'this dude is...

slaphappygarry
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tko 25th June 2009
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Can you share favorite methods/gear for reamping, guitar pedals on keyboard tracks and so forth? Thanks!

dannygold
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Billy Bush 24th June 2009
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What was the experience like working with Davey Havok on Sing the Sorrow ? What did you do to get the best performances out of...

ScumBum
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JoeMc 24th June 2009
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I just wanted to comment about working with Butch on Siamese Dream. Butch was an absolute blast to work with and is one of the...

jefft
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ddageek 23rd June 2009
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Hi Butch, thanks for sharing your experience, knowledge and time with us!!.thumbsup Any special consideration when you record...

AMIEL
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Savernake 23rd June 2009
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What is your general style when it comes to panning? eg. Left/right/center with little between or is it more all over the place?...

mobius.media
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MTStudios 23rd June 2009
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Butch, I had never heard of the group Garbage but after they posted up your Discography I went out and bought some of the old...

alleyeseeing
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nesone 23rd June 2009
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Hi Butch, Thanks so much for giving us your time here. I can't tell how much enjoyment I have gotten from your records as...

Fash
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Fash 23rd June 2009
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Hey Butch, what kind of monitors you trust and why? Thank you!

reflixtinian
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ButchVig 22nd June 2009
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How often do you check mixes through headphones? Also after mixing and listening to your mixes for so many hours.. at what point...

madcap8465
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ButchVig 22nd June 2009
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Hi Butch Vig. Thanks for taking out the time to answer questions about your esteemed career. When choosing the mix engineer for...

thethrillfactor
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ButchVig 22nd June 2009
 
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