Profile: Adrian Utley Portishead PT2

Recording, biscuits and drums      08/07/08

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In the second part of the interview with Adrian Utley, guitarist, synthesist and co-producer of all of the Portishead albums: Dummy (1994), Portishead (1997) and the latest Third which has seen the band break their 10 year release silence, Adrian talks about the recording process, the tools used and how biscuits played an important part in the process. Nick Batt


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tomi    Said...

more more and more. pleeeease! i love to see how the work and think about what they are/ were doing.

thanks, thanks, thanks

08-Jul-08 06:43 AM

john @    Said...

Very cool. Arguably, the most important piece of gear is still a nice, quiet room. Can't buy that on Ebay...

08-Jul-08 08:17 AM

Spaceman-X    Said...

What's Raydar ?

09-Jul-08 01:18 AM

Nick B    Said...

Radar is a stand alone HD recording system which has great sounding converters - has been around for some time:

09-Jul-08 03:08 AM

Spaceman-X    Said...

Ahh Thx Nick

09-Jul-08 02:27 PM

Benjamin    Said...

What are those preamps he's talking about that he used all the time? Carex? K-rex?

09-Jul-08 06:02 PM

Soup    Said...

It's spelled Calrec, I read they're sound is somewhere between a Neve and API.

10-Jul-08 12:06 AM

Nick B    Said...

Folks, glad you are enjoying these - just finished editing a couple more - will put it online next week - off to Synth DIY show in Cambridge for the next few days.

10-Jul-08 10:18 AM

rich    Said...

and what about some more 'weird instruments' shows as well.

14-Jul-08 02:48 AM

TopTomato    Said...

What is Radar?

twice now i've googled 'Radar', thinking it'd bring up a sequencer app, but it doesn't.

18-Oct-08 12:00 PM

topt    Said...



18-Oct-08 12:03 PM

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