Recording Engineer

Chuck Ainlay was a member of a band in school which is where his love and passion for music began. Although he knew he may not make it as a professional musician, he knew he wanted to be involved with music somehow. In college he was exposed to a recording studio and soon realized his passion for...
Brooks Arthur began singing as an early age, and in fact began taking lessons to sing in his temple before he was a teenager.  While working in the mail room of a record company, Brooks heard his first live recording and fell in love!  He soon was hired to engineer some products, which lead to a...
John Avila was greatly influenced by the Ampex recorder his father owned and let John use. He recorded his friends and later his own bands on the two reels he had access to. The experience was the beginning of his fascination with recording, which has been a key component of his career all...
Bruce Bartlett is the founder of Bartlett Audio and has designed an impressive list of microphones over his long career. He worked for Shure and Crown International, where he designed and engineered several key products including the boom headset microphone, used by artists such as Garth Brooks,...
Kevin Becka started playing guitar at 11 years old and aspired to become a famous guitar player. Eventually realized he had a passion for engineering while working on construction crews building recording studios throughout the Los Angeles area, later becoming an assistant engineer in one of the...
Al Bell was in the Stax recording studio in Memphis at the very moment Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed just a few blocks away. Ironically, the recording Al was producing at that time was a song he wrote encouraging Dr. King, whom he had known for years, to be cautious carrying...
Lenise Bent, as an assistant or chief recording engineer, has been associated with some of the most successful and creative albums in rock history.  Her passion for music and her incredible talents to bring out the best in musicians have been key elements in a career that includes such projects as...
Steve Bishir found his passion for engineering while attending Belmont University in Tennessee. Steve first had an internship at Omni Sound where he boasts his first job was cutting the weeds and soon transitioned to Brown studios. He worked with Brown Bannister on many successful recordings. ...
Michael Boddicker grew up in a music store, one his parents formed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and where his love for music began!  His amazing musical career has covered many areas, although in Hollywood he is known for his film scores and composing.  In the music industry he is well known as a pioneer...
Niko Bolas has been a key producer and studio engineer in the music industry since the late 70s. In 1979, Niko started Record One Studios where he went to record a number of influential groups including Neil Young, Herbie Hancock, KISS, and John Meyer to name a few. In 1998, Niko launched Sonicbox...

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