Not only does Mackay’s story incorporate that of the “three musicians,” but he also moved to become an accomplished composer, delving into library music and soundtracking.
Over two decades have passed since Tom Werman last steered the helm of a recording session, but the renowned record producer – whose fingerprints are found on twenty-three gold and platinum records – has firmly cemented his legacy in music history for his deep-rooted contributions to rock music.
Though his extensive production credits span over a near-fifty-year career and will forever remain rooted in the annals of Rock history, Ron Nevison continues to leave his mark on the music industry.
Always a true renaissance man, Richard has long been involved in so much more beyond just his role as the front person of The Bongos. Richard’s impact on music and the industry on a whole runs eternally deep.
Phil Nicolo has been in the game a long time. For my money, he is one of those most authentic and important producers/engineers of the last 35 plus years. He has worked with the likes of Billy Joel, Sting, John Lennon, James Taylor, and many more.
What makes a great producer? More importantly, what makes a great engineer? As you will learn, there’s a very real distinction. Mitch Easter has been in the game a long time. For my money, he is one of those most authentic and important producers/engineers of the last 40 or so odd years.
Regardless of if you’re aware of it or not, Jack Shirley has played a major role, and had a huge influence on Indie and Punk Rock music over the last 17 years. He’s worked with the likes of Jeff Rosenstock, Joyce Manor, Deafhaven and more.
There are a lot of people who talk a big game, but Steve Albini lives it through pure integrity and honestly. Regardless of if he is making music with Shellac, or engineering an album for acts big and small, you can be absolutely certain that what you get from Steve Albini with being authentic, analog, and worth hearing.