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Steve Albini poses for a portrait at the recording studio Electrical Audio in the Avondale neighborhood in August 2021.

Steve Albini poses for a portrait at the recording studio Electrical Audio in the Avondale neighborhood in August 2021.

Pat Nabong

Steve Albini poses for a portrait at the recording studio Electrical Audio in the Avondale neighborhood in August 2021.

Steve Albini poses for a portrait at the recording studio Electrical Audio in the Avondale neighborhood in August 2021.

Pat Nabong

Hater extraordinaire and ‘most ethical guy’ in music: Remembering Chicagoan Steve Albini

Steve Albini poses for a portrait at the recording studio Electrical Audio in the Avondale neighborhood in August 2021.

Pat Nabong

   

In the world of music recording, Chicagoan Steve Albini was an international legend, even a pioneer. Albini died from a heart attack this week at 61. But his impact on fellow engineers and the industry will not be soon forgotten.

Reset learns more about Albini’s legacy.

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