interviews

We talk at length with record-makers about how they make records.

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

John Leventhal: Let the Process Unfold

by Gus Berry

John Leventhal’s record production skills first caught my ear when I was a young kid obsessed with Shawn Colvin records. Since then, his playing and production has influenced me more than any...

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...

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