The problem lies in exactly what you consider "perfect."
Great production is about eliminating the distractions from "what's right" as opposed to splicing out everything somebody considers "wrong." Being a songwriter, a musician or a recording engineer doesn't really qualify one to be a record producer. A lot of younger people don't understand this distinction.
>Perhaps it is the 'perfection of the human imperfections' that makes the
>perfect take. The soullessness of the 100% 'perfect' take, now that is
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