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Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Suzy Shinn: Soaking Up the Sun

by Sadie Dupuis

Suzy Shinn was just a little kid in Wichita, Kansas, when she began exhibiting the instincts that have since made her a rising star producer and songwriter. “I forced all my friends to be in...

Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Lyle Lovett

by Larry Crane

During the early pandemic lockdowns my wife, Jenna Zine, and I searched out interesting online streaming performances as a way to keep connected to the experience of going out to see live...

Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Jacob Collier: It's Proper Special

by Andy Hong

I first heard of Jacob Collier when I watched his arrangement and multitracked solo performance of Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" on YouTube almost a decade ago. Jacob's creativity...

Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Craig Leon: Repeated Listening

by Ian Brennan

Craig Leon produced a host of who’s who New York band debuts in the mid-1970s, including Blondie, Richard Hell the Voidoids, and Suicide. He went onto work with many stalwart artists such as Guy...

Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Will Yip: Sheer Will Power

by Sam Retzer

Will Yip’s rise to fame is the stuff of legend. After digging for production credits on locally-produced hip-hop by Schoolly D and Fugees, he discovered that Studio 4’s Phil and Joe...

Sept. 15, 2022  |  No. 151

Kevin Morby: on Sam Cohen

by Jacob Paul Nielsen

With every new project comes something new, right? Every other record I’ve ever worked on – every single one – I’ve had another one happening in my mind, like I was working on...

July 14, 2022  |  No. 150

John Simon: Value the Artist

by Howard Bilerman

The credits add up. Seminal, massively important, and popular works for Simon & Garfunkel, The Band, Janis Joplin with Big Brother and the Holding Company, Blood, Sweat and Tears, and many others...

July 14, 2022  |  No. 150

Dave Stewart: Setting Up for the Goal

by Larry Crane

Record producer, songwriter, musician, and singer, Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart is a man of many talents and skills. Beyond co-producing all of the Eurythmics’ catalog with Annie Lennox,...

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