In the seventh episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Raphael Saadiq about his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 … Continue reading
In the second episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Emmy-winning, Golden Globe-winning, Grammy-winning and Academy Award nominee, Hildur Guònadottir … Continue reading
In the premiere episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Grammy-winning Producer of the Year, Finneas, brother to Billie Eilish … Continue reading
Composer Hildur Guònadottir interviewed for her work on the soundtrack for Joker for Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Making Music A Character: Icelandic Cellist/Composer Hildur Guònadóttir Finds Voice of Joker Listen to not … Continue reading
Finneas O’Connell interviewed for his work as a producer and a songwriter, most notably for his sister, Billie Eilish, for the cover of Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Finneas O’Connell: On Fire Self-Styled … Continue reading
Raphael Saadiq interviewed for his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 Issue: Raphael Saadiq Opens Up On Jimmy LeeIntensely Personal, Bass-Driven Storytelling – In Album Form Watch the … Continue reading
Producer Joachim Garraud interviewed about his mobile studio, LAGOODVIBE, for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: The Eco-Friendly LAGOODVIBE: Producer Joachim Garraud Builds Solar-Powered Studio in an RV Watch LAGOODVIBE in action with … Continue reading
Producer of Ride‘s last two albums, Erol Alkan interviewed for his work on Weather Diaries and This Is Not A Safe Place for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: Continuing the Ride: Nineties Hitmakers Ride Re-form to Appease … Continue reading
NEEDTOBREATHE frontman, Bear Rinehart, interviewed for his self-titled debut solo album as Wilder Woods for Mix Magazine August 2019 Issue Bear Rinehart Steps Solo Into Wilder Woods: Frontman of NEEDTOBREATHE Tries New Studio, First-Time Producer Watch … Continue reading
ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO at Loews Hollywood Hotel on May 2-4, 2019 covered for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO Watch some videos from the EXPO via ASCAP’s … Continue reading
Lido interviewed for his production work for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: Lido in Producer’s Paradise Listen to some of Lido’s work via Spotify.
Composer Justin Melland interviewed for his scoring work on Netflix‘s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes for Mix Magazine‘s June 2019 Issue: Listen to the entire score via Justin’s SoundCloud, it’s … Continue reading
The managers and executive producers of Margarita Mix Santa Monica, Margarita Mix Hollywood and LA Studios interviewed for the cover of Mix Magazine April 2019 Issue: The Enduring Style and Talent of Margarita … Continue reading
Mix engineer Richard Furch interviewed for his award-winning work for Mix Magazine March 2019 Issue: Richard Furch: Award-Winning Engineer With A Gift For Vocals Watch some studio interviews with Richard (and Tyrese) on … Continue reading
Woody Jackson interviewed at Vox Recording Studios for his music on Red Dead Redemption 2 for Mix Magazine January 2019 Issue Find out more about RDR2 here.
Marlon Young, Al Sutton and Herschel Boone aka The Rust Brothers interviewed for their production, engineering and mixing work for Greta Van Fleet for Mix Magazine November 2018 Issue: Greta Van Fleet Just Love To … Continue reading
Producer Howard Benson interviewed at his West Valley Recording Studios about his 30+ years in the music industry for Mix Magazine August 2018 Issue Hitmaker Howard Benson: What It Really Means To Be A Producer … Continue reading
Johnny Marr and James Doviak interviewed for the album Call The Comet for Mix Magazine July 2018 Issue Watch the official video for “Hi Hello.”
Professor and the Madman‘s Alfie Agnew and engineer Mark Bolton interviewed about the recording of the album, Disintegrate Me, for Mix Magazine March 2018 Issue: Professor and the Madman: A Seemingly Quiet Daily Life, Filled with … Continue reading
Guy Sigsworth interviewed for his production work on Alison Moyet‘s album, Other, for Mix Magazine September 2017 Issue: Alison Moyet’s Other Watch the official video for the title track from Other.
Producer Jennifer Decilveo interviewed for her work on Beth Ditto‘s Fake Sugar for Mix Magazine July 2017 Issue: Beth Ditto’s Fake Sugar Watch the official video for “Fire.”
Little Dragon‘s Hâkan Wirenstrand interviewed for their album, Season High, for Mix Magazine July 2017 Issue: Little Dragon’s “Butterflies in the Clouds” Stream Season High via Stereogum.
Producer/engineer Tom Schick interviewed for his work on Maximo Park‘s album, Risk to Exist for Mix Magazine June 2017 Issue Maximo Park Records at the Loft Watch/listen/read about Maximo Park’s title track single in … Continue reading
Reviewed for Mix Magazine May 2017 Issue: Joe Goddard Electric Lines (Domino/Greco-Roman) Go inside the psychedelic video for Joe Goddard’s song, “Home.”
Temples‘ James Bagshaw interviewed for their album, Volcano, for Mix Magazine March 2017 Issue: Temples: Contemporization of Volcano Watch the official video for “Certainty.”
Sampha and Rodaidh McDonald interviewed for Sampha‘s album, Process, for Mix Magazine March 2017 Issue: Sampha’s 100% Humidity Watch Sampha perform “No One Knows Me (Like The Piano)” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Reviewed for Mix Magazine December 2016 Issue: Kate Tempest Let Them Eat Chaos (Lex Records) Watch the album trailer for Let Them Eat Chaos.
Pacifique Studios‘ Tony Valenziano and Ted Greenberg interviewed for Mix Magazine January 2017 Issue Pacifique Studios Take a video tour of Pacifique Studios.
Empire of the Sun‘s Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, and Jonathan Sloan interviewed for their album, Two Vines, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Empire of the Sun: Song Creation, Vocal Dancing – An L.A. Story Watch … Continue reading
Saint Motel‘s A/J Jackson interviewed for their album, saintmotelevision, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Saint Motel: Expert Reintroductions Listen to saintmotelevision via Spotify.
Sam Roberts Band‘s Sam Roberts and producer Graham Nash interviewed for the album, TerraForm, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Sam Roberts Band on a Tone Quest Watch Sam Roberts Band perform “Fiend” … Continue reading
Jamie Lidell interviewed for his album, Building A Beginning, for Mix Magazine November 2016 Issue: Jamie Lidell Builds A Beginning Watch Jamie perform the title track live with the Royal Pharaohs at Giel.
Producer Youth interviewed for his work on Jah Wobble & the Invaders of the Heart album, Everything Is No Thing, for Mix Magazine October 2016 Issue: Jah Wobble & the Invaders of the Heart: … Continue reading
Preacher‘s sound team Richard Yawn, Mark Linden, and Tara Paul interviewed for Mix Magazine September 2016 Issue: In The Mix With The Sound Team For Preacher Learn more about Preacher here.
Glass Animals‘ Dave Bayley and engineer Matt Wiggins interviewed for the album, How To Be A Human Being, for Mix Magazine September 2016 Issue: Glass Animals: Raw, Dead Sound for How To Be A Human Being Watch … Continue reading
Reviewed for Mix Magazine July 2016 Issue: Air Twentyears (Rhino) Read more about this release from a previous blog post.
AM & Joey Waronker interviewed for their album, Precious Life, for Mix Magazine July 2016 Issue: AM & Joey Waronker Unplug On Precious Life Listen to the title track via AM’s SoundCloud.
Wild Beasts‘ Hayden Thorpe and producer John Congleton interviewed for the album, Boy King, for Mix Magazine July 2016 Issue: Wild Beasts: Boy King Watch the official video for “Get My Bang.”
Producer Max Hart interviewed for his work on We Are Scientists‘ album, Helter Seltzer, for Mix Magazine June 2016 Issue: We Are Scientists: Helter Seltzer Watch the official video for “Classic Love” via Noisey.
Rooney‘s Robert Schwartzman interviewed for Washed Away for Mix Magazine June 2016 Issue: Rooney: Washed Away Watch Rooney performing “Why” on Late Night With Seth Myers.
Reviewed for Mix Magazine June 2016 Issue: Pet Shop Boys Super (x2) Watch the official video for “Twenty-something” via Univision.
Fitz and the Tantrums‘ Michael Fitzpatrick and producer/songwriter Jesse Shatkin interviewed for the self-titled album for Mix Magazine June 2016 Issue: Fitz and the Tantrums: Capturing a Signature Sound, Starting with Drums Watch Fitz … Continue reading
Ziggy Marley and engineer Carlos de la Garza interviewed for the album, Ziggy Marley, for Mix Magazine June 2016 Issue: Ziggy Marley: Reggae at Home and at The Village Watch a short video interview with … Continue reading
Josh Gudwin interviewed for his work on Justin Bieber‘s Purpose for Mix Magazine May 2016 Issue: Josh Gudwin and Justin Bieber: Capturing The Vocal, Engineering With Purpose Listen to Purpose on Spotify.
Composer Mac Quayle interviewed for his work on American Horror Story: Freak Show and American Horror Story: Hotel for Mix Magazine April 2016 Issue: The Eerie Sounds of Mac Quayle Listen and watch some of Mac’s … Continue reading
Boulevards‘ Jamil Rashad and Taste Nasa aka Leroy Clampitt interviewed for his debut album, Groove!, for Mix Magazine April 2016 Issue: Boulevards Gets Funky With Groove! Listen to some selections from Boulevards via his SoundCloud.
Vinyl‘s music supervisor Randall Poster and producer/engineer/mixer Stewart Lerman interviewed for Mix Magazine April 2016 issue: The Music Of Vinyl Listen to all the music from Vinyl on its Spotify playlist.
Reviewed for Mix Magazine March 2016 Issue: Unloved Guilty Of Love (Unloved Records) Watch the official video for “Guilty Of Love.”
Skilled Mechanics‘ DJ Milo and engineer Francois Kerjan interviewed for the self-titled album for Mix Magazine March 2016 Issue: Skilled Mechanics Blends Organic Instruments With Studio Wizardry Watch official videos from the album … Continue reading
Mayer Hawthorne interviewed for his album, Man About Town, for Mix Magazine March 2016 Issue: Mayer Hawthorne: Producer/Songwriter Is The Man About Town Watch the album trailer for Man About Town.
Reviewed for Mix Magazine February 2016 issue: John Newman Revolve (Republic) Listen to John’s song “Come And Get It,” which you probably hear on the Ford commercial.
Savages‘ producer Johnny Hostile and engineer Richard Woodcraft interviewed for the recording of their album, Adore Life, for Mix Magazine January 2016 Issue: Savages: Recording Adore Life With Johnny Hostile And Richard Woodcraft Watch a performance … Continue reading
Soulsavers‘ Rich Machin and composer Daniele Luppi interviewed for the album, Angels & Ghosts, for Mix Magazine January 2016 Issue: Dave Gahan & Soulsavers: Angels & Ghosts Watch the entire live show in Los Angeles.
Sam Sparro interviewed for his EP, Quantum Physical Volume 2, for Mix Magazine January 2016 Issue: Sam Sparro: Quantum Physical Volume 2 Stream the EP via Nylon Magazine.
Jake Sinclair and Suzy Shinn interviewed for their work on Panic! At The Disco‘s Death Of A Bachelor for Mix Magazine December 2015 Issue: Panic! At The Disco: Recording Death Of A Bachelor With Jake Sinclair … Continue reading
Recording Radio Film Culinary Connection‘s James Petulla and Brian Kraft interviewed for Mix Magazine November 2015 Issue: Making A Recording Connection: Education Model Based on Apprenticeship Tradition Watch some videos on the … Continue reading
Mercury Rev‘s Jonathan Donahue and engineer Scott Petito interviewed for the album, The Light In You, for Mix Magazine September 2015 Issue: Mercury Rev The Light In You Listen to album opener, “The … Continue reading
Metric‘s Jimmy Shaw and engineer John O’Mahoney interviewed for their album, Pagans In Vegas, for Mix Magazine September 2015 Issue: Metric’s Daily Jams Create Pagans In Vegas Watch “Lie Lie Lie” from Pagans In Vegas.
Corsica Arts Club‘s Arash Parsee and Brendan Thompson interviewed for their debut self-titled EP for Mix Magazine August 2015 Issue: Corsica Arts Club Releases Self-Titled Debut Listen to the whole EP via … Continue reading
Reviewed for Mix Magazine August 2015 Issue: Foals What Went Down (Warner Music) Watch a live performance at Maida Vale of “What Went Down” on Annie Mac at BBC Radio 1.
White Denim‘s Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block interviewed for their production work on Leon Bridges‘ debut album, Coming Home, for Mix Magazine July 2015 Issue: Leon Bridges: Coming Home Watch Leon performing “Lisa … Continue reading
Reviewed for Mix Magazine July 2015 Issue: Penguin Prison Lost In New York (Downtown Records) Listen to the whole album via Penguin Prison’s SoundCloud.
Jaga Jazzist‘s Lars Horntveth interviewed for the recording of their album Starfire for Mix Magazine‘s June 2015 Issue: Jaga Jazzist Records Starfire Check out Jaga Jazzist via their SoundCloud.
Dave Fridmann and Cole Marsden Grief-Neill interviewed for their work on the Vaccines’ English Graffiti for Mix Magazine May 2015 issue: The Vaccines: Recording English Graffiti With Dave Fridmann And Cole Marsden Grief-Neill Watch … Continue reading
Reviewed for Mix Magazine: Hot Chip: Why Make Sense (Domino Records) Watch the video for “Need You Now” via Under The Radar.
Reviewed for Mix Magzazine: Turbo Fruits No Control (Melvin Records/Thirty Tigers) Watch the video for “Don’t Let Me Break Your Heart Again.”
Better Call Saul‘s composer, Dave Porter, interviewed for Mix Magazine: The Music Of Better Call Saul: Creating Tension Through Pace And Rhythm Take a look at a photo gallery of Dave’s studio.
Let’s Make A Deal‘s Brian Teed and Cat Gray interviewed for Mix Magazine (photo credit: Lesley Park): Let’s Make A Deal: Live Effects And Music–Any Time, From Anywhere Watch a behind-the-scenes … Continue reading
Avid Dancer‘s Jacob Summers interviewed for his debut album, 1st Bath, for Mix Magazine: Avid Dancer: 1st Bath Stream the entire album via NPR.
The Very Best‘s Johan Hugo interviewed for their album, Makes A King, for Mix Magazine: The Very Best: Makes A King Listen to selections from Makes A King via The Very Best’s SoundCloud.
Boxed In‘s Oli Bayston interviewed for his debut self-titled album, Boxed In for Mix Magazine: Boxed In: Boxed In Watch the official video for “Mystery.”
Reviewed for Mix Magazine: Noel Gallagher Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash Records) Watch the official video for the excellent “Ballad Of The Mighty I” featuring Johnny Marr on guitar.
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis‘ Lewis Durham interviewed for their album, The Third, for Mix Magazine: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis: The Third Listen to “Whenever You See Me” via NPR.
A Place To Bury Strangers‘ Oliver Ackerman interviewed for their album, Transfixiation, for Mix Magazine: A Place To Bury Strangers: Transfixiation Stream the entire album via Consequence Of Sound.
Legendary mixer John Morales interviewed for his work on Mayer Hawthorne‘s and Jake One‘s project Tuxedo‘s self-titled debut album for Mix Magazine: Tuxedo’s Debut Listen to Mayer’s and Jake’s mixtapes that inspired Tuxedo.
Bella Electric Strings‘s Nina Di Gregorio and producer Michael Johnson interviewed for Mix Magazine’s January 2015 Issue: Bella Electric Strings Watch the Bella’s promo clip.
Profiled for Mix Magazine: Pioneer GS-Wave At Sound Nightclub More details on Pioneer sound systems at Pioneer Pro Audio.
Scott Jacoby interviewed about his Eusonia Studios for Mix Magazine December 2014 Issue: Mix Regional New York City: Scott Jacoby at Eusonia Studios Read Mix Magazine‘s 2011 profile on Scott Jacoby … Continue reading