Tag: Shellac

New releases: Shellac, James, Ministry, Scruffy the Cat, New Model Army

New releases: Shellac, James, Ministry, Scruffy the Cat, New Model Army

This week’s releases include a brand-new album from Steve Albini’s Shellac, the belated U.S. release of James’ new studio album, a reissue of MInistry’s ‘Twelve Inch Singles,’ a collection of unreleased Scruffy the Cat material, and the U.S. release of New Model Army’s latest record.

Iain Burgess, recording engineer and key figure in ’80s ‘Chicago sound,’ dies in France

Iain Burgess, recording engineer and key figure in ’80s ‘Chicago sound,’ dies in France

Iain Burgess, a studio engineer renowned for his role in the ’80s Chicago punk underground and a major influence on and mentor to Steve Albini, died Thursday morning in France of a pulmonary embolism stemming from liver and pancreatic cancer, Albini’s Electrical Audio studios reports.