If asked to describe what motivates the work I do, I’d say this: I like making tools for musicians. It’s profoundly satisfying to know that I make stuff that people use as part of their creative processes, their self-expression. The icing on the cake is when I make some sort of contribution to the activities of an artist whose work I personally enjoy.
Unlike many other companies, Audio Damage does not make public the identities of our customers, even the famous ones. We consider our transactions with our customers to be private, and disclosing their identities for the sake of promoting our products, while always tempting, is not something we do. However, every once in a while, the opposite happens: the customer mentions us.
Here’s a fascinating tour of Alessandro Cortini’s stage setup for the current Nine Inch Nails tour:
I doubt that Nine Inch Nails needs any introduction to anyone reading this. Personally, I’ve been a fan since Pretty Hate Machine came out.
Thank you, guys. It’s an honor.