This is Dick Swettenham and, unlikely as it perhaps appears, he contributed to the sound of many of the greatest rock and pop recordings ever made. He also helped invent the recording equipment industry. Until the late 1960’s studios largely made their own core equipment; it was only in that decade that the number ofContinue reading “No, its not Peter Sellers….it’s the man who recorded Rolling Stones, The Who & The Eagles”
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Russ Terrana – the most successful recording engineer of all time?
Russ Terrana was the Motown recording engineer who recorded and/or mixed down 89 US #1 records. Yep that’s right EIGHTY-NINE NUMBER ONE RECORDS!!! He joined Motown in 1966 when the company bought the Golden World Studio in Detroit that Terrana was working for at the time – Motown were having so many hits that theyContinue reading “Russ Terrana – the most successful recording engineer of all time?”
Would it be nice?
January 22nd 1966. 7pm. Gold Star Recording Studios, Los Angeles. Brian Wilson and The Wrecking Crew……would it be nice? Yes. turns out it would! Great song. Great recording.