“The weirdest time in my life was getting parenting advice from Tom Waits” – Pete Lyman | #PinchYourself

This time on #PinchYourself, Grammy-nominated mastering engineer and owner of Infrasonic Mastering Pete Lyman (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile) reflects on getting the gig remastering some of his favorite records with Tom Waits.

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One of the weirdest times in my life was getting parenting advice from Tom Waits.

I’m a huge fan of Tom Waits. I’ve remastered all of his records except for the Island Records. We did that when I was still in LA 2016.

It was about a year and a half project. We did a lot of it remote, but he did attend a couple of the sessions and very, very involved. Tom and Kathleen are very involved in all that.

So it, it was very much a collaborative effort. It’s. Amazing to be able to work on these records that I’m a fan of. Tom waits the God it’s crazy to work with him.

It’s like, okay, I can get hit by a bus tomorrow and everything’s cool. That’s the, that’s as good as it gets.