Kim Deal Says Pro Tools Made Musicians Lazy
Stuart Berman chatted with The Breeders Kim Deal on the difficulty the reformed group had finding musicians who weren’t content to let the software make their playing sound more processed than most electronic productions. “You don’t capture the sound on Pro Tools, you capture the calculations that are Xeroxed to reproduce that sound,” Kim says. “It’s not a recording, it’s just mathematics. And all these studio owners had just bought their new Pro Tools gear, and they could not wait to open their new Christmas present….” Eye.net has since removed the article.