The Doors Strange Days 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

The Band Concludes Their 50th Anniversary Year By Revisiting Strange Days With Remastered Stereo And Original Mono Mixes On 2-CD Version, With Original Mono Mix Also Available On Vinyl  Both Are Set For Release On November 17 From Rhino LOS ANGELES – The Doors had one of the most extraordinary debut years in music history in 1967, releasing a string of hit singles and two platinum albums, beginning in January Read More …

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The Doors and The Elektra Records Sound – Interview with Bruce Botnick

This interview, conducted by Matthew Greenwald back in 1997, first appeared in issue 14 of The Tracking Angle. As Rhino readies the new Doors LP box set (now set for April, 2008), we figured it was a good time to present it here-ed. MG: Can you give us some idea of what Sunset Sound was like in terms of the room and the equipment? BB: Well, we had one room, Read More …

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“Strange Days” Recording Session

Published in HAPPENING By Hank Zevallos We’re sitting on a sofa in the control tower of studio one, Sunset Sound Recorders, Hollywood. Before us, on the other side of a huge picture window, engineer Bruce Botnik is setting up mikes and speakers. To the left, behind another window, in a dark cell of a room is Jim Morrison, waiting…doing things with his mind. Finally Bruce leaves the sound set, shutting Read More …

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