From Paste Magazine
With products like Apple’s Garageband and ProTools becoming staples on the computers of a new generation of young musicians, recording albums at home could very easily become the new norm for indie bands. But it hasn’t always been that way, and today we’re celebrating some past releases that embrace the home-recording process
In many cases, these home recordings weren’t even meant to see the light of day, as evidenced by classics like Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska or Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago. In both cases, the songwriters intended to rerecord the albums, but that original feeling was lost in bigger production. Here are 10 great albums that carry that DIY spirit that we felt deserved some recognition.