Protools and other software only allows it to be more and faster -
lifeless productions predate even digital, as witness the previous
comments on 78s.
Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
On Mar 13, 2006, at 10:37 AM, Scott Phillips wrote:
> Perhaps it is the 'perfection of the human imperfections' that makes
> perfect take. The soullessness of the 100% 'perfect' take, now that is
> the problem. Pro tools strikes again, or rather the overuse of it to
> hide poor performance. Or perhaps to ruin a wonderful human
> interpretation of the music....
> Tools and equipment are wonderful, until used simply because they are
> there. I own them myself, including Pro Tools, so their worth is
> apparent to me, but also the flaws in the thinking that can entrap the
> user. Hiding poor performances or in particular poor production
> during recording strikes me as simply being lazy or desperate to save
> the unsaveable.
> (Just one man's opinion... :>)
> Scott Phillips