Tag Archives: John Cougar Mellencamp

No Better Than This

John Mellencamp has a new T-Bone Burnett-produced album, No Better Than This. It’s not a CODE release, just a regular CD. But T-Bone Burnett is a good musical iconoclast, so the rear cover proclaims “RECORDED IN MONO”. Be still, my fluttering heart. Apparently, the songs were recorded live into a single microphone onto a vintage […]

Oh My Gawd, It’s Full Of Bits

The Flaming Lips released their latest album, Embryotic, this week. And they did something kind of cool. The standard release is a double CD album. The deluxe edition adds a DVD which contains the full album as 16 bit 48 kHz and 24 bit 96 kHz PCM audio. The DVD is not region coded, and […]

CODE Fix

I believe I know how to fix the no-FF/RW issue in the John “Cougar” Mellencamp CODE DVD, Life Death Love And Freedom. And the proof-of-concept disc I created for Roboplastick. The issue, I believe, is that, in order to save space on the disc, I chose to use a still image for the video that […]

LPCM WAV AAC And MP3

Today I got my copy of John “Cougar” Mellencamp’s new album, Life Death Love And Freedom. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, it is the first CODE release. Musically, it was surprisingly enjoyable. Based on his mid-1980’s output, I haven’t been the biggest John “Cougar” Mellencamp fan, so perhaps he’s been busy making good music lately and […]

Neil Young, Audio Engineer

By The Way, Neil Young has the worst website in the world. But we won’t hold that against him. He’s a geek who obsesses over electric hybrid cars and sits on the board of a toy company. Oh, yeah – and he’s a fine musician, too. This week he spoke at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech […]