Oral History Information
Alan Parsons is known throughout the world for his innovative recordings in the 1970s and 1980s with the Alan Parsons Project, but did you know he was also an audio engineer who worked on such landmark albums as the last two albums by the Beatles and Pink Floyd’s "Dark Side of the Moon”? His studio work began at Abbey Road Studios in London when he was a teenager. Before The Alan Parsons Project, he scored many successes as a producer, notably with The Hollies, Ambrosia and Al Stewart. During his NAMM interview, Alan provided several insightful stories about his engineering and production activities, and talked about the most important innovations to the advancement of audio engineering that have taken place during his career. He is a respected authority on all aspects of recording and in 2010 released a 10-hour educational DVD series called The Art And Science Of Sound Recording.