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

Nov. 20, 2019  |  No. 134

Andrew Sarlo: Sanctuary of Possibility

by Ryan Sommer

Andrew Sarlo's sense of being grounded, coupled with his simultaneous respect for personality and human emotion made for a unique and rewarding interview experience. Even with credits like Nick...

Nov. 21, 2019  |  No. 134

Jim Heath is Reverend Horton Heat

by Larry Crane

Reverend Horton Heat has been pushing the rockabilly envelope since 1985. Lead singer and guitarist Jim Heath is certainly the focal point, but his pal, Jimbo Wallace, has been slapping the upright...

Nov. 20, 2019  |  No. 134

Mark Howard: Listen Up!

by Roman Sokal

Born in the UK and raised in Canada, Grammy-winning veteran engineer/producer Mark Howard has traveled the globe, combining whatever vibe he conjures while oftentimes applying an experimental and...

Nov. 19, 2019  |  No. 134

Working Happy

by Justin Douglas

When I was an assistant engineer at a prominent studio – back when those two things existed – I worked a short stint with a well-known rock producer. After a long first day that featured...

Sept. 19, 2019  |  No. 133

The Ocean Blue's David Schelzel

by Larry Crane

The Ocean Blue have been making dreamy pop albums since the late ‘80s. Their new release, Kings and Queens / Knaves and Thieves, is a perfect example of a self-recorded album that works in the...