Tool is going old-school analogue with their new album. Yes, with tape.

No hard drives and high-sample rates when it comes to Tool’s forever-in-progress album, Guitarist Adam Jones posted this to Instagram, saying that the band is using old-school two-inch reel-to-reel recording tape. That’s 70-80s-era technology. But hey, if it makes them happier and that leads to an album faster, fine.

Meanwhile, Hitler is still upset about the delays.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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