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The Top 20 Steve Albini-Recorded Albums

Infamously cantankerous studio rat/national treasure Steve Albini doesn't like to be called a record producer. He prefers the term "recording engineer." That's a dry, clinical term for what Albini actually does, but it makes sense that he'd prefer to be seen that way. Over the past few decades, Albini has overseen the creation of countle… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 26, 2012

Our Band Could Be Your Life Tribute @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 5/22/11

It's ten years since Michael Azerrad first published his defining DIY '80s scene portrait Our Band Could Be Your Life, which covered an independent music culture that changed irrevocably a decade before that with the release of Nevermind. Round anniversaries make apt opportunities for retrospectives, and in the case of Our Band, this year ha… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 23, 2011

Steve Albini Drops Anonymity, Answers Questions In Poker Forum

So here's what we know: By all accounts, indie icon Steve Albini is a bit of a poker freak (just ask Mike Watt). And now Metafilter points us to a poker forum thread begun by a user named "Electrical" (as in Electrical Audio, Albini trivia buffs), which gets going like so:Ask aMore »

By: Stereogum / July 6, 2007