A couple of Fourtheye readers today pointed me to a new Youtube video of more Tool footage from the Undertow recording sessions. Features some more footage with Henry Rollins, as well as a stack of drum tracking and general playing around. Also Maynard kissing a parrot. Good times!
I stumbled across an article on Mix today by Sylvia Massy (producer of Undertow) in which she talks about the challenges associated with recording Maynard’s voice on the album. Well worth reading, especially for tech heads: Tool’s Undertow album is filled with blood-vessel-popping screams, like on the song “Crawl Away.” I had heard them in rehearsals, I heard them onstage. But in the studio, Maynard’s screams were lackluster, even with… Read More »Gear Stories With Sylvia Massy