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Dave Grohl To Direct and Produce Documentary on Sound City Recording Studio

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Confirming widely circulated rumors, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana announced today that he will direct and produce a feature Documentary film, SOUND CITY about the infamous recording studio in Van Nuys, California. The film was conceived by Grohl after purchasing the legendary Neve 8028 recording console from Sound City Studios last year. The console, built in 1972, is considered by many to be the crown jewel of analog recording equipment, having recorded such artists as Neil Young, Fleetwood …

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Butch Vig Interview on Last Call with Carson Daly

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Carson Daly visited famed rocker/producer Butch Vig at his home for last night’s Last Call with Carson Daly. Butch spoke about the new Garbage album, working with Nirvana and Kurt Cobain for the band’s album Nevermind and producing the latest Foo Fighters album Wasting Light.

Watch the video below:

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Nirvana “Nevermind” SiriusXM Q&A w/Jon Stewart, Grohl, Novoselic, Vig (Listen To The Whole Thing)

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Last Saturday in New York City, Jon Stewart led a “town hall” Q&A and chat with surviving Nirvana bandmembers Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Nevermind’s producer Butch Vig. If you weren’t there live in person, you could have listened to it on SiriusXM radio. If you don’t have satellite radio, you were pretty much S.O.L. until now. Take a listen to the entire thing below and watch a brief video. Also, head over to RollingStone.com for a recap.

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Foo Fighters New Album Confirmed For Spring Release with Coinciding Feature Documentary

January 19, 2011 drainu182 0

Foo Fighters have launched http://tease.foofighters.com/ (listen below) featuring a first taste of “Bridge Burning,” the opening track of the band’s seventh full length studio album, due out this spring on Roswell/RCA.

The album, produced by Butch Vig and mixed by Alan Moulder, was recorded entirely on analog tape in the garage of Dave Grohl’s home in California’s San Fernando Valley. The no computers/no software/flesh blood and tape only approach has resulted in arguably the strongest and most cohesive effort of …

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New Foo Fighters song “Wheels” (Listen), Greatest Hits Tracklist Revealed

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Foo Fighters have a Greatest Hits album (Amazon.com Pre-order It NOW!) coming out on November 3rd. The album will featured two new tracks “Wheels” and “Word Forward” both produced by Butch Vig. A video for “Wheels” was shot by Sam Brown last week. Brown directed the video for “The Pretender”. The deluxe edition album includes a DVD that contains videos from live concerts and a videography of the band. There will also be a 28-page booklet …

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Butch Vig to produce New Green Day album

October 7, 2008 drainu182 0

Legendary producer/Garbage drummer (I probably should’ve said drummer in Garbage or percussion dude in Garbage?) Butch Vig will be producing the new Green Day album. This will be the first new Green Day album since 2004’s American Idiot. It should be noted that their previous album Warning came out in 2000. Hey Green Day, are you trying to tell us something with all these election year albums? Hmmmm.