Simon Barnett interviews eleven of the the worlds finest mixing, recording and mastering GRAMMY winning engineers Chuck Ainlay, Tony Faulkner, Frank Filipetti, James Guthrie, Leslie Ann Jones, Bob Ludwig, George Massenburg, John Newton, Elliot Scheiner, Al Schmitt and Mark Wilder.
Covering a true mix of genres spanning decades giving you a unique insight to the recording industry, iconic artists and albums from The Other Side Of The Glass.
dCS Legends – The Other Side of the Glass – Highlights
In this episode, we look back at some of the highlights from the series – from James Guthrie’s memories of working with Pink Floyd and Kate Bush to Mark Wilder’s insight into the mastering process and Leslie Ann Jones’ reflections on recording music for films and video games at the iconic Skywalker Sound. We also hear from some of our dCS Legends recipients about their early musical influences and the joys and challenges of working in music production.
dCS Legends - The Other Side Of The Glass - James Guthrie
Although producer and engineer James Guthrie has recorded a number of artists, he is best known for his seminal work with the legendary band Pink Floyd, who he’s been associated with for more than forty years. He is the only member of their production team to be awarded a GRAMMY for his contributions, which are considered an essential element of the band’s timeless sound.
dCS Legends - The Other Side Of The Glass - George Massenburg
George Massenburg is a once-in-a-generation multi-talented producer, engineer, inventor and educator. Over the past 45 years he has designed, built and managed a number of studios and his work on parametric equalization has received worldwide recognition. He’s also recorded a number of notable artists, including James Taylor, Randy Newman, Lyle Lovett, Mary Chapin Carpenter, The Dixie Chicks, Billy Joel, Natalie Merchant and Earth, Wind & Fire.
dCS Legends - The Other Side Of The Glass - John Newton
John Newton is known for his prolific work with many of the world’s leading orchestras and choral groups, including the Boston Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the Santa Fe Opera and the Kansas City and Phoenix Chorals. To date, he has garnered nine GRAMMY Awards and his company Sound Mirror is widely recognized as one of the industry’s premier production facilities.
dCS Legends - The Other Side Of The Glass - Frank Filipetti
Frank Filipetti is a world-renowned producer, engineer and mixer who was one of the first music professionals to embrace digital audio. His credits include projects for Foreigner, Kiss, Carly Simon, The Bangles, Rod Stewart, Luciano Pavarotti and Korn. Additionally his work on James Taylor’s Hour glass recording garnered Frank GRAMMY Awards for both Best Pop Album producer and Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical).
dCS Legends - The Other Side Of The Glass - Elliot Scheiner
Elliot Scheiner began his recording career over five decades ago as an assistant to the legendary Phil Ramone. Given his many talents, he quickly became a highly accomplished engineer and producer for a variety of artists, including Foo Fighters, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Toto, Jimmy Buffett, Beck, Chaka Khan, Faith Hill, Sting, Bruce Hornsby and Van Morrison. But Elliot is best known for his collaborations with the Eagles; as well as his long association with Steely Dan.