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Monday, October 06, 2014

Neil Peart update: October 2014 - "Science Island"

Once again, Neil Peart has updated the "News, Weather & Sports" section of his website: October 2014: "Science Island."

This installment focuses on Neil's summertime visit to the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, including a return to the abandoned Le Studio building for an interview with Banger Films (working on a new documentary about Geddy Lee!). Le Studio is where Rush recorded many of their albums, including: Permanent Waves, Moving Pictures, Signals, Exit... Stage Left, Grace Under Pressure, Presto, Roll the Bones, and Counterparts

Neil describes the experience of revisiting Le Studio:

"At the moment of arriving, and even on the way there, I felt some emotions bubbling up, but I kind of pushed them down for the moment--unsure exactly what I was feeling, or would feel. Later I realized that the experience was really just too much to process all at once--because no other place on Earth had been more important in my life. So that's big."

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Neil Peart and his Z-8 in front of Le Studio. (Photo by Martin Hawkes)

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Neil Peart peering into Le Studio, where his drums were once set up. (Photo by Martin Hawkes)

Thanks to PowerWindows for the head's up!

Updates:

10/6/14 - 9:45 p.m.

  • Added all Rush albums recorded or mixed at Le Studio.
  • Added quote from Neil about Le Studio.

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