Monday
Jun042018

Casey Young

If you’ve never heard the name Casey Young, you’ve definitely heard his contributions to many incredible albums.  Although he began honing his musical skills on drums, Casey eventually became fascinated with synthesizers after hearing the music of Todd Rundgren.  From that moment on, Casey became one of go-to guys for creating sounds and sound design. From building synthesizers, to helping artists find the right sound for the right place, to providing sound design support for major tours, Casey Young has collaborated with an astounding list of musicians, including Gary Wright, Yes, Madonna, Michael Sembello, Toto, Mr. Mister, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Greg Mathieson, The Manhattan Transfer, David Sanborn, Robbie Nevil, and many more.  Here to talk to us about all of this in-studio is none other than Casey Young.


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Monday
May212018

Ross Pallone

Since 1976, Ross Pallone’s passion for live mixing and studio engineering has made an imprint on the musical landscape for some of the biggest names in the business.  His big break came in the early 80’s when he met Michael McDonald while engineering Amy Holland’s debut album “On Your Every Word.” This meeting evolved into a long term relationship with McDonald, but it also set his career in motion with engineering albums and providing live mixing for hundreds of artists, including Alan Parsons, Alice Cooper, Ambrosia, Barbara Streisand, Chaka Khan, Christopher Cross, David Foster, David Pack, Diana Ross, Earth, Wind & Fire, Elton John, Dean Martin, Donna Summer, Gladys Knight, James Newton Howard, Manhattan Transfer, Michael Jackson, and Prince, among many others.  Here to talk about the behind-the-scenes world of studio engineering and live mixing is Ross Pallone.

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