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Arctic Monkeys: Humbug - great production!
Old 16th November 2009
Arctic Monkeys: Humbug - great production!

Hi there,
I'm really impressed by this album "Humbug" by the Arctic Monkeys. What a great record! The drums are so fat and natural, great rooms, great bass guitar. Nice arrangements, cool guitar sounds.

Anybody out there with infos about the recording? Maybe someone on here who was involved in the process? Would be interested in gear details...

Old 16th November 2009
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as far as i am aware they recorded it out in the desert with josh homme

i do like the record but im not sure if they really ever understood each other?

but thats just a feeling

Old 16th November 2009
Do you know any details about the recording?
Old 16th November 2009
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nop just what i said which was not much i grant
Old 16th November 2009
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I'm a huge fan of the track "Cornerstone." Love everything about it. I love the video as well. I haven't heard the rest of the album but I understand that the said track is by far the highlight. Never have personally been into their previous stuff - though I find it all excellently done. "Cornerstone" though, that's something special.
Old 16th November 2009
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the music sounds like josh - he played some guitar and lent some BVs here and there apparently...but alex's lyrics are cool - way beyond his years...he's a great's a cool record for sure: sounds very nice. don't know any production details....going to see 'em on wednesday night which will hopefully be good.

there is some weird sounding bit-crushing strangeness on some of the hats/cymbals though or is it just me?....i am sure it's intentional but it sounds a little off-putting to me but only coz i wouldn't chose to do it myself.....then again i havn't sold millions of records so i will shut up now.
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