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Eight or nine? Why wasn't I informed of this? ;) Seriously, do you have a list of the ones you've done? I would like to read them all. I saw you did a review of The Tipping Point.
The full list is here (including those I wasn't involved in), but I've linked a few of the best ones below:
 

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I sympathize. But put it off no longer! Both Apple Venus and Wasp Star are great, even in stereo.
I’ve listened to Wasp Star almost in its entirety and was somewhat disappointed, I do know AV is supposed to be superior but I really felt Colin’s songs on WS to be very lacklustre, whereas on previous albums his cuts always stood out as favorites of mine.
 

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The full list is here (including those I wasn't involved in), but I've linked a few of the best ones below:
Next up, how about James Guthrie discussing the long-awaited remix of "Animals" (and more?!)

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I'd love to speak with him. Anyone know how to get in touch?
Wonderful interview, Jonathan, indeed. If I were to contact James Guthrie, I would try the following options:
1. Reach out to his work colleague Joel Plante at Das Boot recordings. His contact is in LinkedIn, you may want to try that (Check out Joel Plante’s profile on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/joel-plante-2a807092)
2. Try AFG forum. User Luna69 (Julie Skaggs) was the last one who interviewed him when WYWH SACD was released (or was it Amused to Death?). It seems she's on good terms with James and may be the right door to knock on
3. PF management... good luck with this one... You may reach out to Paul Loasby at One Fifteen management (onefifteen.com).

I doubt he read out comments or remembers QQ forum, but don't mention it to James. He was sadly and unfairly bashed here because of the removal of Meddle and OBC mixes from TEY box. I think we still owe and apology to him
 

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I know it's a pipe dream, but maybe let someone else mix the back catalog into Atmos, like Bruce Soord, I've heard he's good.

Hopefully the lack of interest in his own back catalog hasn't nixed the Deadwing deluxe edition.
 

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Jonathan, many thanks for this interview.

Steven Wilson is really the culprit of my passion for surround music, ever since I heard about him for his King Crimson 5.1 mixes (before I knew about Porcupine Tree)

Excellent Excellent interview.
 
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I'd love to speak with him. Anyone know how to get in touch?

If you do get an interview with him, please ask about the possibility of any surround mixes of Kate Bush's catalog. Guthrie has worked extensively with her over the years.

The SW interview is great. I keep going back and re-reading it! I know Steven said that Apple Venus can't be completed, but did he happen to mention if they will be able to do any of the remaining XTC albums, or are all those tapes missing as well?
 

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This interview was informative and fun to read on many levels, but this particular exchange took things to an entirely different level:

I’m not sure if you have the time or inclination to pursue this, but I think it’d be great to collect all those extra songs from your solo career (“Home In Negative” from the Grace For Drowning period, “A Door Marked Summer” from the To The Bone sessions, “Anyone But Me” from The Future Bites, etc) in a 5.1/Atmos compilation.

That's an interesting idea. Can I have that idea? [laughs] It never occurred to me. It would be interesting to take all those songs that were never presented in surround before. I’ll definitely give that some thought.
 

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I have to admit I was pretty nervous going into this one - you'd think the man would be jaded from the seemingly-endless press he's been doing since the start of the pandemic - but he couldn't have been kinder and more generous with his answers. Still, I hope I didn't bore him! The focus on surround should set this apart from a lot of the other recent pieces out there, but I'll let you all be the judge.
Lots of great info in there!!! Well done!
 

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Wow - wow wow wow! What a great interview. I was going to say you can’t imagine how big the smile on my face was with the A-Ha questions but then I realized I wouldn’t be the only one here.
\m/ \m/
Totally, the idea of the whole Hunting High and Low album in Atmos?!? Which sounds like a distinct possibility?

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