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The Vinyl Guide

If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related. Nate is a 40+ year vinyl collector, owns some of the most highly desired titles and enjoys them thoroughly. The Vinyl Guide is his journey through the history of music to speak with the artists and technicians who made music history and get the stories behind the records.

Nov 27, 2023

Alain Johannes is celebrating the 1st vinyl release of the final Eleven album "Howling Book". Today we discuss this record, the early days, recording with Chris Cornell, missing tapes, incomplete tracks, future vinyl & more.

  • Inicio de la entrevista
  • Where’s Alain’s record collection?
  • “Howling Book”’s first time on vinyl
  • Alain used to work at a record store
  • Going to early punk shows – Fear, Germs, etc
  • Early Flea forming his bass style
  • Alain’s 1st appearance on vinyl
  • Early years, moving to Los Angeles
  • “Recorded by Alain Johannes”
  • Does Alain hear music before recording or large exploration?
  • Making “Spark” after Natasha’s passing
  • Outtakes for “Howling Book” reissue
  • Getting recording gear for “AvantgardeDog”
  • Incomplete final recordings with Natasha
  • Chris Cornell – Euphoria Morning / Mourning
  • Alain finding masters for “Euphoria Mourning” for reissue
  • Memories of Chris’ state of creativity during “Euphoria Morning”
  • Eleven album catalogue and challenges of vinyl reissues
  • No multitrack tapes of the early Eleven albums
  • San Andreas Records / Todd Rundgren & Master tapes
  • Alain may have connected XTC & Todd Rundgren
  • Declining projects – Metallica & Christina Agulera
  • Memories of Silverchair – Touring & Young Modern
  • What is This? On “The Wild Life” soundtrack
  • Bonding with Eddie Van Halen over Alan Holdsworth
  • Impact of Eleven and continuing to inspire musicians
  • What’s next / 2024 / coming to Australia
  • Interview wrap up

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