Much like a popular couple breaking up, the extremely dynamic alternative metal band, Living Colour, which officially disbanded in 1995, was constantly queried about...
If 2003 was “The Year of the Blues,” it's appropriate that the undisputed modern master of the genre, B.B. King, put out a fine...
The mid- to late '90s saw a blossoming movement of young female singer/songwriters, who mostly sang sweet, introspective songs of loves won and lost.
As one of the few actual performing groups in hip hop, The Roots have been enormously influential and successful during their 12 years on...
Daniel Lanois Shines Alone
Daniel Lanois is well-known to most Mix readers as the highly creative, best-selling producer of landmark albums by U2, Peter Gabriel, Emmylou Harris, Bob...
A promising oboist 20 years ago, Elaine Martone never thought or aspired to be a record producer or, for that matter, a label executive....
Ten years ago, Stevie J was a teenager living in Buffalo, N.Y., with dreams of being in the music business. In terms of raw...
An interview with David Sylvian and engineer Dave Kent about recording David Sylvian's new records, Damage and Camphor. Recording and mixing techniques and equipment...
Paramount Scoring Stage M
Despite an increasing number of productions going out of state and abroad, Southern California is still a filmmaking hub. When it comes to scoring,...
Twenty years ago, composer/keyboardist Dave Grusin and producer Larry Rosen launched GRP Records as an independent outgrowth of the contemporary jazz
E and the Eels
An interview with Eels frontman Everett, co-producer John Paris and engineer Ryan Boesch about recording the new E and the Eels' record, Souljacker. Recording...
An interview with the producers, engineers and Angelique Kidjo about recording her new album, Black Ivory Soul. Recording and mixing techniques and equipment...
Larry Klein Is Doing It All
Producer/bassist/songwriter Larry Klein has had a broad and successful musical career, yet he feels as though he's constantly working to avoid being typecast.
You may recall the advertising slogan that the late, great film director-turned-pitchman Orson Welles used to solemnly intone We'll sell no wine before
JAMES BLOOD ULMER
Guitarist/singer James Ulmer has traveled down many unusual musical pathways in his career, collaborating successfully with such diverse talents as avant-garde
The British are different. Tea instead of coffee, soccer over football, cricket instead of baseball, not to mention driving on the side of the...
Over the course of 13 recordings and hundreds of live performances, Dianne Reeves has developed a reputation as a versatile and vivacious singer who...
Percussionist/singer/producer Sheila E.'s musical persona is an amalgamation of funk, sexiness, tantalizing pop/R&B-styled melodies and hard-driving Latin