“We’re just trying to be tasteful and trying to make the kind of records that sound good and feel good. If they sound old, that’s great—I dig old records. It’s just hard not to read more into it than that and try to put some kind of politics behind it. But the truth is we dig old records, so we’re going to try to make old records.”

Gabriel Roth / Daptone Records

Logos is our occasional series of trenchant comments on the craft of recording, gleaned from renowned musicians, producers, and engineers.