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Here, the production team have pulled out not only information about the instruments on Revolver, but also, seemingly, the flavor of the room in which they were recorded in Abbey Road/EMI. Whiskey in hand, he listens closely, but after 102 seconds of dueling tape loops, psychedelic rhythms and John Lennon intoning lines from “Tibetan Book of the Dead,” he yanks the needle and goes to bed. But the footage in Peter Jackson’s recent documentary on the band, Get Back, certainly proved that assumption wrong … particularly the mind-blowing jam session where the band conjure the documentary’s title track out of thin air.
Spinning popular music off its axis and ushering in a vibrant new era of experimental, avant-garde sonic psychedelia, Revolver brought about a cultural sea change and marked an important turn in The Beatles' own creative evolution. Overdubs included an additional harmony vocal by Paul, omitted from the released version but now faded up in a mix of Take 7. Revolver’s music is the result of the band members having space to breathe and reset their creativity.Pepper albums via special "demixing" technology developed at Abbey Road Studios, but wanted to wait until the software improved enough to be used in such a project.
To wit: there was quite a bit of white paper-packaging dust on the inner sleeves to the mono and stereo albums included in the Revolver Super Deluxe Edition set. The jackets look good, and since I already own the 2014 mono box, I can forgive the lack of a flipback jacket for the mono disc. Here, There And Everywhere” sounds incredibly gorgeous, and the minuet-esque “For No One” feels richer than any version I’ve ever heard. Having worked on “Get Back,” Giles Martin found himself pivoting from the fractious headspace of the Beatles in 1969 to the much livelier mind-set of 1966. Revolver's sweeping new Special Edition follows the universally acclaimed remixed and expanded Special Editions of Sgt.In contrast, the new stereo mix strives to deliver a bit more of that balanced feel, akin to the original mono mix. Voormann, who met the Beatles in Hamburg, Germany, in 1960 and briefly shared an apartment with George Harrison and Ringo Starr, remembers going to the EMI Recording Studios on London’s Abbey Road that summer to sit down with the band and hear their seventh studio album for the first time.
They were expanding their boundaries, but they still had that energy and excitement of a group playing together,” says Rod Argent of the Zombies, the first British band to top the Cashbox chart after the Beatles. The audio is brought forth in stunning clarity with the help of cutting edge de-mixing technology developed by the award-winning sound team led by Emile de la Rey at Peter Jackson's WingNut Films Productions Ltd. The song itself is a bit of a trifle, the guitars were always the selling point, and they sound a lot more high voltage in this new mix. From “Taxman” to “Tomorrow Never Knows,” The Beatles’ REVOLVER has been newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and Sam Okell, and sourced directly from the original four-track master tapes with audio brought forth in stunning clarity with the help of cutting-edge technology developed by the award-winning sound team at Peter Jackson’s WingNut Films Productions Ltd. I’m happy about this new Super Deluxe Revolver 4LP/1EP box set, hands down — and I think you will be too!According to Klaus Voormann, the German artist who designed “Revolver’s” Grammy-winning record cover art, some members of the Beatles’ inner circle anxiously anticipated this kind of reaction. I know that QRP has their hands full, but surely someone with a better reputation could have been tapped.
Out went boy-meets-girl and any country or rock'n'roll songs, in came psychedelic pop with deep or abstract words and a dizzying array of styles.Meanwhile, GTGYIML just keeps sounding squarer with time (as do most of the Paul tunes on the album). It was remixed back in 1999 for the “Yellow Submarine Songtrack”, and that mix was a revelation, the first time the strings were truly freed from being shackled together. The Beatles were determined to make a very different recording than they had in the past, and the Fab Four certainly accomplished it with Revolver.