Green Day - Father of all Motherfuckers (January 17, 2020) Album • Page 10

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by ItsAndrew, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. tdlyon

    Pawnee Forever Supporter

    Revolution Radio is dope

    Somewhere Now, Bang Bang, the title track, Say Goodbye, Still Breathing, Outlaws and Forever Now are all great
     
  2. Lenin

    Regular

    I really like this song and it has me interested in their new album. And this is coming from someone who hasn’t really cared about this band since 21st Century Breakdown.
     
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  3. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I still like Revolution Radio. Not as much as I did when it came out, but there are a lot of good songs on there. I'm a big fan of "Outlaws" and "Too Dumb to Die," which don't get talked about as much. "Still Breathing" and "Forever Now" are some of their best songs period. Biggest problem with it is that the production is really flat and muddled.
     
  4. New song is decent and I’ll give the album a spin but, like their last 5 albums, I have a feeling I won’t revisit it.
     
  5. thedrudo

    delta. Prestigious

    Might have been posted elsewhere -- but Green Day and the NHL are teaming up.

    AP --

     
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  6. BackyardHero11

    Trusted

    I'm actually pretty on board with this idea. let's get foo fighters next year haha
     
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  7. tomtom94

    Regular

    Lol can you imagine the execs hoping the song isn't wack
     
  8. Greg

    The Forgotten Son Supporter

    I wish I cared about hockey. It would be rad knowing I would be heading lots of Green Day.
     
  9. Mister Lyrical

    Forging Clarity Prestigious

    Disappointed they couldn’t get Rob Cavallo to produce on that one. That dude makes records sound perfect
     
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  10. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I think if he had produced it, that record would have been another classic.
     
  11. tdlyon

    Pawnee Forever Supporter

    Rob Cavallo produced the trilogy and then they decided to work on their own with RevRad and it was 10x better lol
     
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  12. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Except it sounds like shit? The songs are good, but it’s super hampered by bad mixing and production choices. There are so many times on that record where it goes from really quiet to just blazingly loud instantaneously, in a way that makes it hard to listen without adjusting the volume multiple times per song.

    Trilogy sounds a lot better than RevRad, the songs just are not, for the most part, very good.
     
  13. clockwise

    100 percent soft punk rebel. Prestigious

    I like Rev Rad’s production, sounds like they did it themselves
     
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  14. tomdelonge

    Regular

  15. clockwise

    100 percent soft punk rebel. Prestigious

    I know they self produced. I meant that you can tell.
     
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  16. tomtom94

    Regular

    I assume they mean the songwriting, which is also within the producer's realmml.
     
  17. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I mean, sometimes. Depends on the producer how much they actually play a role in shaping the songs.
     
  18. tomdelonge

    Regular

    I'm sure it varies from artist to artist, but Roger from LTJ has talked about their experience working with Rob:

    Less Than Jake rank their albums, from worst to best | Louder
     
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  19. smoke4thecaper

    hold on, let me catch my breath Supporter

    Chris Dugan has been quite active in the punk scene (particularly for Bay Area bands), and I think his track record is pretty damn good myself (Nothington and Swingin Utters, for example). Then again, I'm not in the boat that RevRad sounds that bad. Point is, might be more about how the band likes things to sound -- there are certainly similar production moments of "excessive loudness" on 21stCB, too ("Horseshoes & Hand Grenades" in particular).
     
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  20. unbornwhiskey

    Trusted

    "excessive loudness" is a byproduct of mastering not production
     
  21. smoke4thecaper

    hold on, let me catch my breath Supporter

    Fair enough -- my point still stands: BJ likes that giant wall of sound, and you can hear that aspect on their records released this century so far. Mastering might emphasize that, but listen to "H&HG" and you hear that giant wave of guitars kick in on the chorus, which is what I was initially referencing.
     
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  22. tomdelonge

    Regular

    "excessive loudness" is a byproduct of excess loudness, mastering or production. Very often mastering, but not always.


    I think the murkier/claustrophobic sound of RevRadio prolly has a lot to do with recording at OTIS. It's not a very large space, as you can see in this video:

    Take A Video Tour Of Green Day’s Recording Studio — Kerrang!
     
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  23. tomdelonge

    Regular

    Also Chris Dugan rules! Lots of cool records, I'm a big fan of this one:

     
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  24. 333 GANG

    Halfway Between Sleeping and Awake

    I’ve never taken issue with the production on Revolution Radio. Record sounds just fine to my ears.
     
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  25. danielm123

    Regular

    Same. I actually much prefer the production in comparison to a lot the trilogy. Certainly prefer it over Uno's production.
     
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