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and get it released. Without Rachel, the
world would never have heard Hal's
great final record.
In the liner notes of AngelHeaded
Hipster, Hal wrote: " Special kudos
to Rachel Fox, who, once again, went far
beyond the call of duty to manage this
production. " Far beyond, in this case meant
booking studios, musicians, instrument
rentals, cartage, hotels, and flights. It
meant making sure that all the lawyers got
their contracts so that the artists would be
compensated. With artists of this caliber,
that meant months of negotiations, phone
calls and emails. For example, when we
did the U2 session in New Orleans, Rachel
arranged everything to accommodate their
vast team and the entourage traveling with
the band. Because Rachel was always
working in the background, I have few
pictures of us together, but I cherish this
memory and picture of Hal, Rachel, and
myself eating beignets at Cafe Du Monde
in New Orleans after that very session.
A great supporting cast
Last but not least, in addition to the 150+
musicians involved in the record, many
other people were working in the background
too: such as Kate Hyman, Alistair
Norbury, Hartwig Masuch, Jason Hradil
and the whole BMG team, Bill Curbishley,
Ethan Silverman, and Marc Bolan's son
Rolan Bolan.
In my parting words, I also want to acknowledge
and thank RECORDING Magazine's
editor-in-chief Paul Vnuk Jr., whose
idea it was to invite me to write this Session
Log column for a whole year. [Thank
you, Marc, and we will see you back in
2022 for more Session Logs! -Ed.]
Thank you for being with us throughout
the past twelve months, and as Hal
would say: " I'll be seeing you! "
Postscript
AngelHeaded Hipster has been nominated
in the Rock Album category at the
2022 64th Grammy Awards. It saddens
me that Hal Willner did not live to see
the success and appreciation for his
work, but I encourage everyone to check
out the album online or on CD or vinyl,
and to learn about Hal Willner's life and
legacy at haltribute.com
Marc Urselli is a Grammy-winning engineer
working out of New York City and London.
Read about his current projects and past
successes at marcurselli.com
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December 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of December 2021

Fade In
Fast Forward
RECORDING’s 2021Holiday Buyer’s Guide
Arturia: MiniFuse 2
AKG: Ara Professional Two-Pattern USB Condenser Microphone
A day in the head of Still Woozy: Making modern pop and beyond
Austrian Audio: Hi-X15
Plugin Outlet: Black Rooster Audio OmniTec-67A
Inside the Box with Joe Albano: Free and Entry-level DAWs
ART: Project Series USB Pre IV Audio Interface
Plugin Outlet: Reverb Foundry Tai-Chi
Audeze: Euclid Closed-Back Planar Magnetic In-ear Monitors
Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 12 Mastering and Beyond: The Final Steps…
Genelec 8361A
Focusrite: Clarett+ 8 Pre
Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby From the Studio to The Stage
Pioneer DJ VM-80 Active Monitor Speaker
Fade Out: Don’t Wait—Create!
December 2021 - Intro
December 2021 - Cover1
December 2021 - Cover2
December 2021 - 1
December 2021 - 2
December 2021 - 3
December 2021 - Fade In
December 2021 - 5
December 2021 - 6
December 2021 - 7
December 2021 - Fast Forward
December 2021 - 9
December 2021 - RECORDING’s 2021Holiday Buyer’s Guide
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December 2021 - Arturia: MiniFuse 2
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December 2021 - AKG: Ara Professional Two-Pattern USB Condenser Microphone
December 2021 - 25
December 2021 - A day in the head of Still Woozy: Making modern pop and beyond
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December 2021 - Austrian Audio: Hi-X15
December 2021 - 39
December 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Black Rooster Audio OmniTec-67A
December 2021 - 41
December 2021 - Inside the Box with Joe Albano: Free and Entry-level DAWs
December 2021 - 43
December 2021 - 44
December 2021 - 45
December 2021 - ART: Project Series USB Pre IV Audio Interface
December 2021 - 47
December 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Reverb Foundry Tai-Chi
December 2021 - 49
December 2021 - Audeze: Euclid Closed-Back Planar Magnetic In-ear Monitors
December 2021 - 51
December 2021 - Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 12 Mastering and Beyond: The Final Steps…
December 2021 - 53
December 2021 - 54
December 2021 - 55
December 2021 - Genelec 8361A
December 2021 - 57
December 2021 - Focusrite: Clarett+ 8 Pre
December 2021 - 59
December 2021 - Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby From the Studio to The Stage
December 2021 - 61
December 2021 - Pioneer DJ VM-80 Active Monitor Speaker
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December 2021 - Fade Out: Don’t Wait—Create!
December 2021 - Cover3
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