To control that is the biggest nightmare. This is also roughly the distance between Boston and Washington D.C. and I’m legitimately having trouble wrapping my mind around a lightning bolt extending 30 miles let alone 450. These dodgy pub singer versions of [the hook from 'Ladyflash'] 'We came here to rock the microphone'! Team demos attracted the attention of North London-based boutique indie label Memphis Industries, Ian Parton suddenly found himself with a budget — albeit a limited one — to finish the album. The views expressed are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the publishers. At Lightning Master Corporation, protecting your employees and assets from lightning is our main goal. While the range of instrumentation on Thunder, Lightning, Strike is fairly eclectic — including banjo, recorder and pub piano (as recorded, quite literally on 'Hold Yr Terror Close', in a Brighton bar) — it's perhaps Ian Parton's idiosyncratic selection of samples that really defines the sound of the album. But that was deliberate as well. But I think what we've come up with in the end is really good — I don't think we've taken away from the spirit of it or the sound of it.". The world record for the longest lightning flash has been recorded in Brazil, with a single strike traveling over 440 miles, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Photo: Richard Ecclestone, In keeping with the retro-futuristic, lo-fi concept of Thunder, Lightning, Strike, the original tracking equipment was devoutly old-school. Factories, fuel reservoirs, and oil fields are “prime targets” for a lightning strike-related accident. Familiarity is the thing about NS10s — you've grown up with them and you're supposed to know how much bottom end you can get away with on them. Gareth admits that it took some time for his brother (who he reckons would "happily master everything to cassette if he could") to accept his advice and take the leap into the digital domain. If you've got a bunch of samples and you start panning them around, it starts sounding quite fake. The mono thing is intentional as well. The record's co-producer, Ian's elder brother Gareth Parton, has been engineering at various studios including Strongroom, Livingston and the Church since the early '90s and was brought in to help with the project's pre-production, long before the operation moved to Fortress Studios in North London for mixing. Re: One Synth Challenge V - The Filter Strikes Back! Lightning is a major hazard that claims many lives every year, the WMO said. A large amount of wildlife perished in the fire as well. 7 3,000 people dead after lightning strike causes an explosion A particularly deadly lightning incident occurred in Brescia, Italy in 1769. But it's supposed to be like that! Learn how thunderstorms form, what causes lightning and thunder, and how these violent phenomena help balance the planet's energy and electricity. Back in 1929, Nobel prize-winning physicist Charles Thomson Rees Wilson measured the electric field inside a thundercloud and found it to be a surprisingly large 12,700 volts per inch. Since all of the original mixes had been done at Fortress, Gareth decided that it was best to work in the same room on the same Neve V1 for the new versions. In keeping with the retro-futuristic, lo-fi concept of Thunder, Lightning, Strike, the original tracking equipment was devoutly old-school. 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