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    Anders Bagge & Arnthor Birgisson

    Murlyn Music Group

    Richard Buskin talks with two of Sweden's hottest writer-producers about their ongoing work as part of the Murlyn Music Group, including recent hit recordings by Jennifer Lopez, Samantha Mumba and Jessica Simpson.

    People Oct 2001
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    GARAGE REMIX

    Flightcrank - Joe Morena; Building Leeroy Thornhill's Home Studio

    How do you follow 10 years in The Prodigy, one of the most successful bands of the last decade? By recording a solo album in an outhouse adjoining a disused windmill, naturally. Matt Bell meets former Firestarter Leeroy Thornhill and his studio designer Joe Morena to discuss the making of a recording facility in a former double garage.

    People Jul 2001
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    BRENDAN PERRY & QUIVVY STUDIO: Church Music

    Interview | Artist/Producer

    More and more musicians are trying to escape the sterile confines of modern commercial studios in favour of their own creative environments. Brendan Perry's highly individual recording space is uniquely suited to his eclectic style, as John Walden reports.

    People May 2001
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    GREGG JACKMAN: Mics For Live String Recording

    Interview | Engineer

    Necessity is the mother of invention, they say, and that was certainly the case when Gregg Jackman decided to find a better way of recording string sections playing loud rock concerts. Hugh Robjohns talks to this inventive recording engineer.

    People Mar 2001
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    STEVE LEVINE: Recording 'So Far Away'

    Interview | Producer

    Sound On Sound's May 2000 SAE/MPG competition offered readers the chance to win a recording session in a London studio with a top producer. Tom Flint talked to the lucky winners about the recording of their demo — and to producer Steve Levine, who took on the job of transforming it into a potential chart-topper.

    People Dec 2000
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    UNDERWORLD: The Making Of Everything, Everything

    Interview | Band

    How can an electronic band produce exciting, spontaneous, unpredictable and visually engaging perfomances? And if they do, is it really possible to capture the experience of being there in a recording? Rick Smith and Karl Hyde of Underworld believe they have the answers, as Paul Tingen discovered.

    People Dec 2000
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    KEN NELSON: Recording Coldplay's Parachutes

    Interview | Producer

    Ken Nelson favours the old school of recording, based around clean signal paths, live playing and analogue tape — but that hasn't stopped him working with some of the hottest new bands in Britain. Among them are Coldplay, whose debut Parachutes album crashed straight into the charts at number 1. Sam Inglis finds out how it was recorded.

    People Oct 2000
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    DAVE FRIDMANN: Producing Flaming Lips & Mercury Rev

    Interview | Producer

    Those who bemoan the lack of invention and experimentation in today's rock music must make an exception for Mercury Rev and the Flaming Lips, two of America's finest and most successful 'alternative' outfits. Their shared producer and engineer Dave Fridmann tells Sam Inglis about their unique approaches to recording.

    People Sep 2000
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    ALAN MOULDER: Recording Nine Inch Nails & Smashing Pumpkins

    Interview | Producer/Engineer

    As a producer and engineer, Alan Moulder has been responsible for some of the most sonically innovative rock music of recent years. In a rare interview he talks to Richard Buskin about his approach to recording and working with Nine Inch Nails and Smashing Pumpkins.

    People May 2000
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    Martyn Ware.

    Martyn Ware: The Clarke & Ware Experiment

    Pretentious

    From his early days as a pioneer of British synth-pop, Martyn Ware has forged a career on the cutting edge of electronic music. And he is still innovating today — in 3D.

    People Apr 2000
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    JIM SCOTT: Recording Red Hot Chili Peppers' Californications

    Interview | Producer

    A hugely successful new album marks The Red Hot Chili Peppers' returns to form — and incredibly, it's nearly all in mono. Engineer Jim Scott talks to Paul Tingen about the recording process and the group's refreshingly direct approach to production and mixing.

    People Dec 1999
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    KIPPER: Producing Sting's Brand New Day

    Interview | Producer

    Most jobbing producers would regard jetting off to exotic locations to spend a year with one of the most famous artists in the world as a fantasy. For programmer and producer Kipper, however, the dream became reality — thanks to Sting. Tom Flint caught up with Kipper in his Surrey home studio.

    People Dec 1999
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    MIKE HEDGES: Recording Travis 'Why Does It Always Rain On Me?'

    Interview | Producer

    With their first Top 10 chart placing and massive radio play, Travis' recent single marked a commercial breakthrough for the band. Sue Sillitoe talks to producer Mike Hedges.

    People Nov 1999
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    GARETCOUSINS: Recording The Music For Notting Hill

    Interview | Composer

    Gareth Cousins talks to Hugh Robjohns about the craft of recording music for film, and his work on the recent British blockbuster Notting Hill.

    People Sep 1999
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    Steve Hackett

    Recording Darktown

    The release of a new album by ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is usually a cause for celebration amongst his substantial body of fans. Paul Ward talks to him about the making of his latest, Darktown, and wonders whether it might find him an even wider audience....

    People Aug 1999
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    Rick Wakeman

    Recording Return To The Centre Of The Earth

    After many years of planning, Rick Wakeman has succeeded in putting on a show that is a worthy successor to follow his theatrical '70s son et lumière extravaganzas — Return To The Centre Of The Earth. Paul Ward was present as production of the album of the story neared completion at CTS Studios in London.

    People Jul 1999
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    CLIFF JONES & MARK FRITH: Recording Gay Dad's 'Joy'

    Interview | Producer

    Blanket coverage in the music press and wall-to-wall radio play have made Gay Dad the hottest new band in the UK. Matt Bell talks to singer Cliff Jones and producer Mark Frith about the recording of their second hit single, 'Joy'.

    People Jul 1999
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    MARCUS MILLER: Camel Island Jazz Legend

    Interview | Producer/Composer

    Few people can truly be said to be multi-talented, but jazz and soul legend Marcus Miller is undoubtedly one of them. Paul Tingen talks to him about his approach to making and recording music, and looks inside his Camel Island studio.

    People Jul 1999
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    Miriam Stockley: Session Singer

    Home Recording

    Miriam Stockley is one of the premier session singers in the UK; but it's taken her until now to record an album of her own. She talks to Sue Sillitoe about recording the album in her new home studio.

    People May 1999
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    Dave Eringa, producer of The Manic Street Preachers.

    Dave Eringa: Recording Manic Street Preachers

    Track: 'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next'

    The first single from the Manic Street Preachers' This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours album entered the UK charts at no.1 — even though the band had adandoned their traditional power‑chord approach in favour of acoustic guitars, string machines and unusual synth effects. We talk to Dave Eringa, the producer who oversaw this successful change of direction.

    People Apr 1999
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    Bill Nelson at home 1999 (age 50).

    Bill Nelson

    Be-Bop Deluxe & Being 50

    Paul Tingen catches up with the musical innovator and legendary force behind BeBop Deluxe at his minimalist home studio, and finds him producing more music than ever before.

    People Feb 1999

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