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the lords of sound | guitar center interview with the lord-alge brothers

Producers and recording engineers get much praise for how a record sounds, but much of that credit should really go to mixing engineers, who transform raw performances into the polished final product.
Two mixing engineers in particular – the brothers Chris and Tom Lord-Alge — deserve much praise for crafting the sound of hundreds of influential […]

the nesesary audioverload + the wurkweek rootene

My schedule during the weekdays have been very routine for the past several months now. I try to be in bed by 11pm each night and asleep before midnight. I first wake up in the morning when the first alarm goes off on my cell at 5:16am. Three more alarms at 5:47am, 5:57am and 6:05am […]

the txdot click it or ticket radio jingles

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s Click It or Ticket campaign raises awareness to drivers and passengers about the importance of wearing safety belts. Catchy jingles about “clicking it” can be heard on the radio as part of this advertising campaign.
Here are a couple versions that are currently playing on 101.5 KROX FM Austin.
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the first single off green day’s 21st century breakdown (know your enemy)

Today, Green Day released Know Your Enemy, the first single off their upcoming album 21st Century Breakdown. Their eighth studio album which was produced by Butch Vig will be released on May 15th.
At 8:40 during Morning X on 101X, Know Your Enemy was played on the radio for the first time in Austin.
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the thundercloud subs radio jingle

Fellow Austinites who tune into 101X have probably heard the annoying jingle that Thundercloud Subs is currently playing. I would have to say that it is currently tied with the Reid’s Cleaners jingle that is currently playing on television but loses severely to the local Gatti’s commercial (“Dial 4 5 9 22 22 and get […]

the 21st century breakdown title track

Around 10am this morning on 101X after the Morning X concluded, the station played a new song from Green Day. The song is the title track of the upcoming album, 21st Century Breakdown, which will be released this upcoming May. The album was produced by Butch Vig, and the first single titled Know Your Enemy […]

the alkaline trio myspace transmissions

On January 23rd, Alkaline Trio posted a MySpace bulletin about an acoustic set that they recorded for MySpace Transmissions. The recording is currently free to download and stream from the the MySpace Transmissions site. They played a couple tracks from their latest album, Agony and Irony, and one tune from Good Mourning. The fourth song […]