Recording Engineer

Jack Douglas was among the early and most successful recording engineers at the Record Plant. He worked with founders Chris Stone and Gary Kellgren to create a modern and innovative studio that focused on making the artists feel relaxed in order to record the best performances possible. Over his...
Dan Dugan is a pro lighting and pro audio engineer who invented an automixer that he first presented at AES in 1974. With a rich background in theater, both in lighting and sound, Dan created several automations that improved the quality and efficiency of production processes. His innovations were...
Johnny Eberle was passionate about sound recordings ever since he was a small child.  Developing a love of audio engineering and it’s rich history, John became an expert and a well known mastering engineer.  He worked for Nashville Record Productions for over 30 years before establishing his own...
Will Eggleston was always interested in how the music he heard on the radio as a kid was recorded. He was fascinated by the process and was determined to learn all he could. When he worked at Dirty Don's PA Palace (Atlanta, GA) in the recording department, he often found himself in the position of...
Mark Engebretson has enjoyed a very long and successful career in pro audio product design and engineering.  In fact, when he was introduced at the 2013 Parnelli Awards to receive the Audio Innovators Award, it was suggested that his finger prints were on more audio products than just about anyone...
Mark Ethier is one of the founders of the innovative pro-audio company, iZotope. In fact, as of the recording of his NAMM Oral History interview in 2021, Mark was the only founding member still with the company. Mark's rich background in classical music was largely based on the support and...
DW Fearn began working part time as an engineer for WPEN in Philadelphia while still in high school.  His passion for audio grew and developed as he collected equipment.  His goal was to create a recording studio with his gear, which he did in 1969 and he called it Veritable Recording Company. ...
Bobby Fernandez grew up surrounded by music and developed an interest in film music at a young age. He always felt drawn to the film industry and more specifically the recording side of the business. In order to make his dreams a reality, Bobby applied for a mailroom job at Warner Brothers with the...
John Fry was the founder of Ardent Records and a noted recording engineer with a special talent for sound mixing and studio sound control. The results of his efforts are enough to fill several walls with gold and platinum records from the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Led Zeppelin. John was also...
Lynn Fuston was a junior in high school when he started recording the school choir. He had been singing his whole life but recognized the need to make better recordings. Following his passion, he journeyed to Nashville and started working in recording studios such as Sound Stage and the legendary...

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