Mixing Consoles

Budd Johnson was a key member of the TEAC team that oversaw the development of the American branch of the company known as TASCAM. As a result Budd was there in the late 1960s through the early 70s to witness first hand, the remarkable and somewhat unexpected success of the home recording market....
Peter Kowalczyk found an old Silver Tone Guitar in his attic as a kid that belonged to his father, who encouraged Peter to play.  He surrounded himself with music and found a position years later in high school in the school play as a music tech.  It was there that Peter first put his hands on a...
Jonathan Lipp formed a recording studio, which by 1977 turned into a pro audio distribution company he called Full Compass. In the early days of the company he focused on the radio broadcasting market and played a role in the growth of home recording market as equipment prices went down and the...
Susan Lipp has a background in the theater, which she has used to great success in running the pro-audio distribution company Full Compass. The company was formed by her husband, Jonathan, in 1977, and has since become an industry leader in pro-audio, pro-lighting and home engineering equipment....
Michael Lloyd is among the most prolific recording producers of the 1970s and 80s. His long list of successes include the Dirty Dancing movie soundtrack and Debbie Boone’s 70s mega hit “You Light Up My Life.” Michael has been equally innovative in the use in his recordings of electronic musical...
Greg Mackie is the engineer who created a number of audio products that came at the perfect time to start a whole new era in sound production.  Mackie Designs helped define the pro audio world beginning in the 1970s with a series of mixers that proved home recordings had a place in the industry. ...
Charles Mallett is the audio engineer for Jim Gamble and Associates in Lake Tahoe.  Since working with Jim, Charles has worked on the DCX products and mixes Front Of House on a Gamble board at the Crystal Bay Casino.  The casino, located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, includes two performance...
George Massenburg has been the recording engineer on countless successful albums during his long and varied career, but may be best known for changing the way the music products industry looked at pro-audio gear with his 1972 paper on the parametric equalizer. Parametric equalizer, also known as EQ...
Rupert Neve is the top echelon of sound engineering. His mixing consoles, with their unique designs and groundbreaking technology, have become mainstays of the recording industry and the stuff of recording legend. His name is hallowed among recording engineers worldwide. From a keen interest in...
John Oram is known as the father of British EQ, and has played an enormous role in the way recordings are made and how sound is heard on those recordings. At the incredible age of 15 years old, John had his first control mixer and made history with Dick Denney at VOX where the team created the...

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