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conesmoke
June 25th 2013


5217 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yeah the production is incredible. Love all those short subtle guitar squeals and feedbacks.

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
June 25th 2013


16008 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

Agreed, easily the best production job they've done

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demigod!
June 25th 2013


44423 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

i dunno if i'd go that far... I still think Jane Doe is one of the best-sounding abums I've ever heard. the guitar tone has the perfectly consistent crunch and the drums sound completely real and organic. kind of strange since Kurt didn't even produce that one.

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SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
June 25th 2013


16008 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5 | Sound Off

They both have great production but I'd still lean towards this album.

alachlahol
June 25th 2013


7489 Comments


um ballou did produce jane doe what are you talking about im not even a converge fan and i know this

demigod!
June 25th 2013


44423 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

not according to wikipedia but i guess i should know better than to trust that site

alachlahol
June 25th 2013


7489 Comments


might want to read that article again hes credited with recording preprod and mixing and is listed as producer alongside matthew ellard in the notations on the right side

FadedSun
June 25th 2013


1270 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think Jane Doe's production isn't great. You can barely hear the bass on a lot of the tracks and it gets lost in the mix. Or maybe it's just so distorted that I can't even tell it's bass any more. I prefer the production on this album.

dimsim3478
June 25th 2013


5024 Comments


You can't hear the bass explicitly like a funk record but you can tell it's there, and you can definitely hear it at certain times or if you listen intently.

The thing about that Jane Doe is that the jump forward in production quality between it and any '90s Converge album was definitely pretty big so the guitars came out a lot more metal than on older albums and it was the last record for Aaron Dalbec to record as rhythm guitarist, so there was a lot more emphasis on it sounding like a five-piece record as opposed to records like this one.

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BigPleb
June 25th 2013


36666 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

This is better than JD, so yeah.

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YakNips
June 25th 2013


10830 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

"This is better than JD"

nah

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BigPleb
June 25th 2013


36666 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Yeah I'm wrong, but cool.

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 25th 2013


14352 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Hmm..

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BigPleb
June 25th 2013


36666 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Never knew you Converge'd Jac?

Butkuiss
June 25th 2013


4180 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Pre-JD converge doesn't get enough love.

dimsim3478
June 25th 2013


5024 Comments


It's only really Petitioning and Crashing though. They made more albums after Jane than before so pre-Jane is just outnumbered.

YakNips
June 25th 2013


10830 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Time should be switched from B.C and A.D. to B.J.D. and A.J.D.



Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
June 25th 2013


14352 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I listen to a bit here and there, JD is definitely better than this though.

Butkuiss
June 25th 2013


4180 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Shit, Dimsim is right. Man I'm still living like No Heroes is the latest Converge album.

Still, Petitioning and Crashing are fucking superb.

Lowder91bird
June 25th 2013


514 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Jane doe is Probably Their best but this is still a Great album.

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