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Motorhead: In the Studio

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Motörhead has always been a band whose reputation for the rock'n'roll lifestyle precedes them, but along the way they have also accumulated an impressive, Grammy-winning catalog classic songs—and for the first time their creation is explored via exclusive interviews in this authorized account of the band in the studio. From unpromising beginnings, voted one of the worst ba ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by John Blake (first published January 1st 2010)
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East Bay J
Nov 03, 2012 East Bay J rated it liked it
I saw this at Half Price Books for $9.99 and knew I'd be taking it home with me. Details about the recording of every Motorhead album from the self titled debut to Motorizer? Sign me up.

As a Motorhead fan, musician, sometime recording engineer and all around music geek, I liked this book. Tons of information on what microphones were used and how, what kind of console the albums were tracked and mixed on, what kind of tape machines, what kind of room things were recorded in, what equipment the ba
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Kahn
Jun 22, 2012 Kahn rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
So, what do we learn from this book? We learn that Lemmy doesn't like having any bass in his bass, and he sings with the microphone, oh and he writes all his lyrics in the studio - often minutes before going in and singing them.
Got that?
Now repeat several times and voila - you have a book!
This should have been interesting, it should have been fascinating, it should have been written "with Lemmy Kilmister" (if it was, it's hidden well - all quotes from Lemmy are lifted from other interviews over
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Dipesh Acharya
Aug 08, 2012 Dipesh Acharya rated it really liked it
It's a must read for a Motorhead fan as the book tells you what went inside the studio while each albums were made. We all know Motörhead on the road. This book is all about Motorhead in the studio - a chapter for each album till Motörizer. The book appropriately relies heavily on interviews from the producers of each album. You will also get to know about Lemmy's and sometimes other members' views on lyrics, songs and albums. Each chapter concludes with a review of the album from Billboard or o ...more
Jason
Feb 10, 2010 Jason rated it it was amazing
Dude, It's Motorhead! You can't go wrong. Period. This tells you the recording process of EVERY Motorhead album. If you're a fan of Lemmy and his band, just get it already - it pairs well after reading Lemmy's autobiography, "White Line Fever."
Piotr Chrzanowski
Jan 23, 2016 Piotr Chrzanowski rated it really liked it
nie do końca tego się spodziewałem. myślałem, że bardziej się skupią na inspiracjach i tekstach a nie rodzajach mikrofonów użytych podczas sesji, ale i tak spoko.
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