Listen up! : recording music with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, U2, R.E.M., the Tragically Hip, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Waits ... /

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada :, Canada, p.xiv, 219 pages : (2019)

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Biography., Canada, Handbooks, manuals, etc., Recording and reproducing, Sound, Sound engineers, Sound recording executives and producers


"An album-by-album account of working with iconic artists such as Anthony Kiedis, Michael Stipe, Gord Downie, and Bono, from a leader in the field. Mark Howard, a record producer/engineer/mixer and a trailblazer in the industry, will take you through the star-studded world of recording and producing Grammy Award-winning artists. Listen Up! is an essential read for anyone interested in music and its making. Along with the inside stories, each chapter gives recording and producing information and tips with expert understanding of the equipment used in making the world's most unforgettable records and explanations of the methods used to get the very best sound. Listen Up! is both production guide and exclusive backstage pass into the lives of some of the planet's most iconic musicians. Writing with his brother Chris Howard, Mark Howard provides a rare glimpse into the normally invisible, almost secretive side of the music story: that of the producer and recording engineer"--Includes discography.The Neville Brothers at Emlah Court -- Bob Dylan -- New Orleans with Brian Eno -- Soniat Street -- Dylan's Oh Mercy -- The Start of Kingsway Studio -- Back in New Orleans -- Kingsway -- Iggy Pop and R.E.M -- The Birdhouse -- The Tragically Hip -- Casa Dracula -- Emmylou Harris and Billy Bob Thornton -- Dylan at the Teatro -- Dylan's Time Out of Mind -- Igyy Pop -- Willie Nelson -- Marianne Faithful -- THe Red Hot Chili Peppers -- UT -- All the Pretty Horses -- The Paramour Studio -- Lucinda Williams -- Sheryl Crow, Eddie Vedder, and The Waifs at the Paramour -- Tom Waits -- Sam Roberts in Australia -- Recording around the world -- Mumford & Sons -- Robert Plant -- Neil Young -- Joni Mitchell -- Rickie Lee Jones.