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Tony Visconti Quotes

Pop was initially ignored as a moneymaker by the recording industry. In the seventies they were still relying on Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett for their big hits. You know, most of the budget for the record companies in those days went to the classical department - and those were big budget albums.
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When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.

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In August most of Europe goes on holiday.

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Today's recording techniques would have been regarded as science fiction forty years ago.

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Marc Bolan had inspired so many people to pick up a guitar and join a band.

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I could never have a better teacher in those days than my father.

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I love Logic Audio and have been using it for years. All my track outputs used to come up on my old board in the same order as in the old Mac G4 - 1 through 32, came up as 1 through 32, for instance.

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Despite a few really bad days we had quite a lot of fun making Low, especially when all the radical ideas were making sense and things were starting to click.

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My dad's sense of humor was direct and sometimes surreal - his quick wit is well known amongst our family and friends. He raised me on Spike Jones records and W.C. Fields movies, and his sense of humor fell somewhere in between.

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My father had a brilliant scholastic record in high school and was awarded a college scholarship. Unfortunately he had to turn it down so that he could continue to support his family.

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Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.

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I am not a creature of habit.

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I grew up to the sound of live music in our Brooklyn household.

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I keep reviewing my feelings about the supernatural.

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We always started these albums as making demos, that went right on until Scary Monsters.

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Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job.

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The object is to make a great record and you have to do whatever it takes.

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