MIX - February 2014 - Dave Tozer & John Legend

MIX - February 2014 - Dave Tozer & John Legend



This month MIX talks to producer Dave Tozer about his career, his production style, and his work with R&B superstar John Legend over the years, including work on Legend's latest album, 'Love in the Future.'

John Meyer of Meyer Sound sits down for the Mix interview, where he discusses the science of sound, including measurement, linearity, reverberation, and the new LYON system.

Frank Scheuring of Capital Audio Post talks about the gear and setup for his facility, which he co-owns with Chip Sovek, and his clientele.

We interview producer/engineer/label owner Gabe Roth about his work on the new Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings album, 'Give the People What They Want.'

Karen Brinton and Matt Scheiner discuss the setup inside her London taxi that was converted into a traveling Pro Tools recording studio and the various projects recorded inside of it.

Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen discusses his collaborative album with longtime friend Greg O'Keeffe.

We also cover studio monitors. And this month's Classic Track tells the story behind the making of Jennifer Warnes' hit, "First We Take Manhattan." 


This month's Regional section covers the SF Bay Area, where we get news from Coast Recorders, Studio 401 and El Cerrito Studio; and session news from JingleTown, 25th Street Recording, Fantasy Studios, Different Fur, Skywalker Sound, and Decibelle. We also talk to producer/engineer Chris Dugan and visit Studio Trilogy and Light Rail Studios. 


Plus reviews:

Shure BLX4 Wireless System

Focusrite Red 1 500 Series Preamp

Rupert Neve Designs Portico 511 Preamp

Apogee Quartet and One Audio Interfaces