Recording Interviews

Interviews:
Mix sits down for Q&As with today's leading audio professionals.

Dr. Lonnie Smith Octet: 'In the Beginning, Volumes 1 & 2'

Oct 1, 2013, By Matt Gallagher

Hammond B3 organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith teamed up with alto saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith (a former member of the Dap-Kings) to re-imagine some of Dr. Smith’s earliest recorded songs for In the Beginning, Volumes 1 & 2, which was released on October 15 on Dr. Smith’s Pilgrimage Productions label. Following five decades with appearances on more than 70 albums, Dr. Smith revisited 12 original songs from his first 10 years as a recording artist....

Phil Ramone: As Remembered By Family and Friends

May 1, 2013

Last month we lost a true musical genius and a genuinely good man, Phil Ramone. The unmatched accomplishments, both technical and creative, have been listed over the past few weeks, though they only touch the surface in describing a man who helped to shape popular culture over the course of six decades, remaining current and vital to the end. Mix asked some of his friends in the industry to share a story about Phil, something that they will always carry with them. The response was overwhelming, and personal....

Soundelux's Scott Gershin

Mar 1, 2007, By Blair Jackson

Scott Gershin is in a unique position on the audio end of the videogame industry. As executive creative director and sound supervisor/designer at Soundelux...

Howard Benson

Feb 1, 2007, By Sarah Benzuly

Classic Tracks: John Cougar Mellencamp's "Pink Houses"

Feb 1, 2007, By Heather Johnson

Early one summer morning in 1983, a 32-year-old John Mellencamp, dba John Cougar, drove himself home to Bloomington, Ind., from the Indianapolis airport....

Get Your Game On

Feb 1, 2007, By Paul D. Lehrman

If you've been playing (or watching your kids playing) any new videogames recently, you've probably noticed that the soundtracks have become incredibly...

Butch Walker

Feb 1, 2007, By David John Farinella

Butch Walker has a hard time standing still. It's not a medical thing; it's a demand issue. The singer/songwriter/producer/engineer is jumping between...

Echo Mountain Recording

Feb 1, 2007, By Rick Clark

It only takes a few hours hanging out in downtown Asheville, N.C., to realize this small mountain city of 70,000 has become a magnet for thousands of...

Jim Abbiss

Jan 1, 2007, By Paul Tingen

In recent years, Jim Abbiss has stepped into the limelight as the producer of a string of hit records by mainly young and trendy British bands. Most notably,...

Nashville Skyline

Jan 1, 2007, By Rick Clark

When one thinks of Nashville music, world beat, fusion and new age don't readily come to mind. But as the city's artistic and recording communities have...

Steve Miller

Oct 1, 2006, By Craig Dalton

The history of Steve Miller and the Steve Miller Band is not just his story, but also the story of rock 'n' roll and the technology that has driven both...

Jeff Glixman

Oct 1, 2006, By David John Farinella

Before producer Jeff Glixman had even set foot on the other side of the glass, it seemed his fate was sealed. During Glixman's performing days he played...

David Hewitt

Sep 1, 2006, By Blair Jackson

David Hewitt is proof positive that sometimes nice guys finish first. This year's TEC Hall of Fame recipient an eight-time TEC Award winner previously...

Scott Billington

Sep 1, 2006, By Rick Clark

Since its beginning in 1970, Rounder Records has been one of the country's preeminent labels for regional and roots music. It is home for the hugely successful...

Trina Shoemaker

Sep 1, 2006, By Kregg Barentine

[Eds. note: We will never forget how, in 2005, Hurricane Katrina brought destruction all over the Gulf Coast. Thousands faced devastating losses and those...

Classic Tracks: Ray Parker Jr.'s "Ghostbusters"

Sep 1, 2006, By Blair Jackson

By the time Ray Parker Jr. hit the top of the charts in 1984 with that instantly infectious slice of R&B/pop fluff called the Number One theme song from...

Sylvia Massy Shivy's RadioStar Studios

Aug 1, 2006, By Jeff Forlenza

Snow is falling on Weed, the tiny logging town at the foot of Mount Shasta in Northern California. Inside a 90-year-old structure formerly known as the...

Geoff Emerick

Aug 1, 2006, By Matt Hurwitz

A lot of us can relate to Geoff Emerick: a young teenager who used his tape recorder to capture everything he could and wondered how one of those things...

T Bone Burnett

Jul 1, 2006, By Blair Jackson

I've been rooting for T Bone Burnett to succeed almost as long as I've been writing about music. Back in 1977, I fell in love with the music of a Los...

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