#080: Howard Massey – Behind the Glass

Howard Massey is a recording engineer and producer turned writer and author.  He authored the books Behind the Glass Volume 1 & 2 that chronicles the many hours he spent talking to music producers from all different recording backgrounds.  Investigating how they go about recording and making great albums.  People like George Martin, and Daniel Lanois, to name a few.  It covers all the inside detail people want to know about the actual process of getting in the studio and creating good music.  Volume one was written almost ten years ago, so it’s interesting to see how the changes in the music industry effect the tone of the conversations.  In the interview, we discuss the role of the producer, what they bring to a recording, and the unique ideas that are are changing the way records are made.

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