Anger As Art Checks In With Band Activity Update
Anger As Art has checked in with the following recap of what the band has been up to recently and plans for a new album:
"Callous And Furor remixed? Yeah, you read it correctly. After we played at the Galaxy Theater last weekend, we were heading into some downtime while Rob is in Europe with Evil Dead. So, a lot to do. We are starting to get material together for our 4th full length release (that is still a ways off, but we are in a creative mode, so why not?), and starting to plan tour dates for 2011. What happened to this year? It makes no sense to bitch, or throw stones. The dates fell apart. Blame the economy, blame the world stacked against you... no one cares. I built this band on the idea that we can 'take a punch'. Its a metaphor for life. Much like a farmer who loses his crop - we are sowing the seeds of 2011. 'you better hope to kill me off, 'cuz this is personal.'
"Anyway, that's right - the Galaxy. Chris Trent (producer of our debut, and Callous And Furor) was in attendance. He is one of those guys who I simply trust - and have always thought of him as a member of AAA. Well, he contacted me this week. Mentioned that he was inspired by the show to revisit the C&F sessions. The best thing he said was "yeah, I know - a lot of good it does 4 years later." With some new programs at CT Audio, he did a complete remix of Callous And Furor.
"A word on C&F- I love the record. It was an accurate picture of where we were at the time. Some of those songs are my heart and soul and remain staples of the live set. But between myself and Chris, we knew that sacrifices were being made. There were tones selected, etc. that didn't fit too well. To my ears, a lot of midrange, and not enough bottom end. I mean, shit - we are Anger, not Megadeth.
"Anyway, Chris set about remixing - with my blessing. He stated that what he wanted to accomplish was to make it sound similar to Disfigure as far as tones go. All performances that were recorded by William, Javier and Mars remain. Key differences? Drums: a lot less reverb - a much tighter tone. and with this, I am hearing cymbal work that Mars did that I did not know was there. Rhythm guitars were 'beefed' up. Cannot quite describe it, but when heard, that comment makes sense. And... because so much midrange and high end has been eliminated, suddenly you HEAR the bass guitar. 'One particular track' was originally recorded with a different vocal performance. I am sure that this comment specifically will perk the ears (and probably piss off) Patrick at OSM - as when he first heard this song, he heard this version. Sorry Boss.
"Now, will it ever see the light of day? Probably not. We finished recording that album 4 years ago, and Angelo Rob and Dan are not on it. It is an interesting piece of the history of Anger As Art... and one for the close and surrounding family, so to speak. I will also share it with Mars, Jav, and William. If you get a chance to hear it, you will hear a rarity."
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