“I do my best to support women in their efforts, don’t tolerate sexism in person and work on expanding my enlightenment concerning women’s issues” he said.
Steve Albini has produced and engineered some HUGE rock bands — we’re talking acts like Nirvana, Foo Fighters and Pixies — so, in fairness, one of his personal emails in which he explains his hatred for dance music is now being used to promote dance music. Dance producer Oscar Powell, who releases music through XL
Jay-Z‘s newly-launched music streaming service, Tidal, has responded to criticisms that it favours wealthy mainstream musicians. The company has now launched a new feature which aims to help upcoming artists, called Tidal Rising. A statement from Tidal (via CraveOnline) explaining the feature, reads, “Tidal gives voice to tomorrow’s biggest names through TIDAL RISING, a program
Alternative icon, producer extraordinaire and author behind 1993 essay The Problem with Music, Steve Albini delivered a rousing keynote address at Melbourne’s Face the Music conference on Saturday, where he detailed his optimism about the current state of music, thanks to the power of the internet and no thanks to “purple dwarf” Prince. Albini began
The annual Face The Music conference will return to Melbourne for its seventh year this November and the organisers have announced that musician, alternative icon and producer extraordinaire Steve Albini as the 2014 keynote speaker. Held over two days at Arts Centre Melbourne on November 14th and 15th, Face The Music has also revealed the
In 1993, musician, alternative icon, and the producer behind such classic releases as Nirvana‘s In Utero and the Pixies‘ Surfer Rosa, Steve Albini, wrote an essay for The Baffler titled The Problem With Music, a problem he now says has finally been solved by the proliferation of internet access. Albini’s seminal essay, which has become
Unconfirmed reports over the last few weeks suggest Foo Fighters are currently recording their new album in 12 different studios, across 12 different cities and are working with legendary producers Steve Albini and Butch Vig. The reports are fitting with Dave Grohl’s recent comments that the Foos are approaching their new output “in a way
A four-page fax sent by American musician and producer Steve Albini to grunge-rockers Nirvana around the time that the band were looking to follow-up 1991’s record breaking album Nevermind has now surfaced online after being included in the liner notes for the 20th Anniversary reissue of In Utero. Albini, who eventually went on to produce
Former Nirvana producer Steve Albini has apologised to Amanda Palmer after labelling her an “idiot” for asking fans to play in her live band for free, NME reports.
In the past few months Amanda Palmer has been showing the way for a new kind of business model in the music industry, using the service Kickstarter to fund her latest album project in return for favours of a various scale, and the knowledge that their favourite musician will be able to create new music
Those enfant terribles of hip hop, Odd Future, have been getting up people’s noses again. This time, Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats and friends have managed to disgust none other than Steve Albini, famed rock producer. Odd Future offended him on a trip to Barcelona in Spain, where Albini was travelling with his band Shellac.