Producing

Two or three updates ago some essential components ceased to work and I was in the middle of jobs that had to be finished. Would have ruined what other people […]

There was this one record company whose A&R department’s motto was “cacophony forever”. Supposedly this was closer to perfection than live off the floor.

Nobody is right or wrong, taste is opinion and opinions change. That’s what is so awkward about writing music for a film or producing another artist’s music. Is it about […]

I’d like to pitch a radio show where me and a millennial play music to each other each week to try and blow the other away. Started making a pilot […]

ghost: what did you expect?   writer: this.   ghost: exactly.   writer: at least one can hide irrelevant comments.   ghost: exactly.   writer: it triggers people.   ghost: […]

There was a guy who was very resentful when the band he was in hired a producer for their album. They never worked with a producer before. His position was […]

When I first heard about click tracks I immediately thought it was a contest between people and machines and just as quickly I chose people – any drummer I admired […]

Was talking with someone about Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty then re-explored it online. Didn’t realize that the opening swell is a synthesizer not a guitar but more interesting was […]

the computer age

In years past, the engineers at Metalworks always knocked me out when I could afford a recording session there. Their knowledge and talent and kindness were so impressive. Once in […]