Steve Albini is a recording engineer and member of the rock band Shellac of North America. He has worked on several thousand records, for well-known bands (Pixies, Nirvana, Breeders, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant) and working bands for whom music means everything. He lives in Chicago, where he owns Electrical Audio, a recording studio that opened in 1997. He is deadly serious about everything. He is married, likes to cook and has three cats and a bicycle.