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Paul Northfield talks Le Studio and Rush in new interview

Tue, Apr 15, 2014@9:12PM | comments

Earlier this week the Le Studio Channel debuted part one of their Le Studio documentary Le Studio: Temple of Sound. As an extra treat, today they also posted a 45-minute interview with former Rush engineer and early Le Studio in-house engineer Paul Northfield. The interview was conducted by Brandon Wright of the radio show Signals of Intuition on 99.1 CJAM-FM back on August 28th of last year. Paul shares a number of great behind-the-scenes stories, including how he was hired at Le Studio, how Le Studio operated (with Nick Blagona), how he started working with Rush, some of the recording techniques & equipment he used, the Moving Pictures AMPEX tape horror story, his friendship with Neil Peart, and Paul's role in Neil coming back to drums (the Le Studio secret sessions) and the challenge of recording Vapor Trails. You can listen to the entire interview below or on YouTube at this location: