For every artist who thinks their mixtape is fire, there’s an audio engineer sitting behind the booth with their head in their hands.
Sometimes they’re trying out a “totally new and original” sound. Maybe they’re just riffing absolute nonsense before the track officially starts. Either way, we can all agree that engineers put up with lot in the name of artistic genius.
Caitie Delaney, a writer on a little show called Rick and Morty, posted a series of videos on Twitter showing that the engineering struggle is real.
Delaney uses the audio from Fat Joe’s “What’s Luv?” exasperatedly mouthing “It’s on!” and “Yes!” when he says “Put the fuckin’ mic on.” Read more…