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Behind the Glass : Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits - Howard C. Massey

Behind the Glass

Top Record Producers Tell How They Craft the Hits


Published: 1st September 2000
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In this prime collection of first-hand interviews, 37 of the world's top record producers share their creative secrets and hit-making techniques - from the practical to the artistic. George Martin reveals the technical and musical challenges of working with The Beatles, while Phil Ramone, producer for such artists as Billy Joel, discusses studio wall treatments. Offering real-world advice on everything from mics to mixing to coaching a nervous singer, producers interviewed include Arif Mardin (Aretha Franklin), Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Alan Parsons (Pink Floyd) and more.

Acknowledgementsp. iv
Introductionp. v
East Coast Producers Panelp. 1
Inspirationp. 17
Glen Ballardp. 18
Rootsp. 27
Al Schmittp. 28
Arif Mardinp. 36
Brian Wilsonp. 40
Phil Ramonep. 49
Elliot Scheinerp. 57
Humberto Gaticap. 62
Meanwhile, on the Other Side of the Atlantic...p. 69
George Martinp. 70
Geoff Emerickp. 83
John Leckiep. 99
Alan Parsonsp. 110
Steve Churchyardp. 121
Eddie Kramerp. 130
Andy Johnsp. 137
Tony Viscontip. 142
Back in the Statesp. 155
Jack Douglasp. 156
Thom Panunziop. 162
George Massenburgp. 171
Nile Rodgersp. 175
Keith Olsenp. 186
Frank Filipettip. 193
Mitchell Froomp. 202
Ed Cherneyp. 208
Mike Clinkp. 215
Across the Pond Againp. 223
Craig Leonp. 225
Mick Glossopp. 233
Mike Hedgesp. 246
Stephen Haguep. 252
Steve Levinep. 260
Young Gunsp. 265
Walter Afanasieffp. 266
Chuck Ainlayp. 277
Ralph Suttonp. 289
Sylvia Massy Shivyp. 295
Danny Saberp. 304
West Coast Producers Panelp. 313
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ISBN: 9780879306144
ISBN-10: 0879306149
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 330
Published: 1st September 2000
Publisher: Backbeat Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.8  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.69