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by Larry Crane

July 7, 2021  |  No. 144

Mike Elizondo: Creating an Atmosphere

by Larry Crane

From session bassist, to songwriter, to producer, Mike Elizondo has had an interesting musical path. For 11 years he co-wrote with Dr. Dre, making hits for 50 Cent, Eminem, and Mary J. Blige. His...

July 7, 2021  |  No. 144

Julie McLarnon: A Truly Analogue Cat

by Larry Crane

In Northern Ireland, in a certain region of the countryside, you can find Analogue Catalogue Recording Studios. This residential studio is run by Julie McLarnon, an engineer/producer with a...

May 6, 2021  |  No. 143

Steven Wilson: The Future Bites

by Larry Crane

When we first interviewed Steven Wilson in 2009 for issue #73, he had just released his first solo album, Insurgentes. Since then, his prog rock group Porcupine Tree has been on hold/hiatus, and his...

March 15, 2021  |  No. 142

Thom Flowers

by Larry Crane

Based out of Santa Barbara, Thom Flowers worked as a producer and engineer at Orange Whip Recording in the mid-‘90s and early ‘00s, with bands such as Lagwagon, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Nerf...

March 15, 2021  |  No. 142

Qmillion: Experiment & Listen

by Larry Crane

Keith Lewis is Qmillion, a musician, engineer, producer, composer, and mixer based in L.A. He’s been busier than ever during the last decade with Robert Glasper (and his Experiment and Trio...

March 15, 2021  |  No. 142

Sadie Dupuis: In the Details

by Larry Crane

Who is Sadie Dupuis? A writer, singer, and guitar player in the band Speedy Ortiz. Producer, writer, and collaborator behind Sad13. Label owner of Wax Nine Records. A writer, with a book of poetry...

Jan. 19, 2021  |  No. 141

The Music of JG Thirlwell

by Larry Crane

Composer, musician, and producer James George Thirlwell has been known as JG Thirlwell, Clint Ruin, Frank Want, and most famously, Foetus and its many incarnations. Lately he has been doing quite a...

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