Independent as a hog on ice
Jeffmetal said:Mostly is Dave left, Adrian center, Jan right.
You sure about that? To me it seems like Adrian is panned to the right on most of the album:
The Final Frontier (not sure about Satellite 15)
Mother of Mercy
When the Wild Wind Blows
I only say this because when Adrian solos in these songs, the rhythm guitar in the right speaker seems to drops out completely (anything you hear is bleeding through from the center, who I believe is usually Janick). The songs where he doesn't solo (Alchemist, Talisman) are Janick's, who I think is center, and the left speaker sounds more like Dave's style and tone than the right.
An example is When the Wild Wind Blows at 6:42. The band launches into this palm-muted groove; the left sounds somewhat funky (pretty sure it's Davey) while the right is some really low palm-muted chunky stuff, typical of Adrian.
It would seem that the only song that Adrian is panned to the left is The Man Who Would Be King. Additionally, using the whole "rhythm-dropping-out-of-the-speaker" analysis I mentioned earlier, it seems that Murray mostly comes through the left speaker. Perhaps they were trying to mix this album like their older, pre-Janick albums?
It's hard for me to tell sometimes, though, as H's guitar seems to be mixed lower than Davey or Janick's. Maybe it's just his tone.