Bruce Botnick


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Recording Engineer

Bruce Botnick was the recording engineer for The Doors’ last album with Jim Morrison, LA Woman, which followed earlier studio works with Arthur Lee and Love as well as The Ventures. In 1979, his career expanded into film when he mixed for the Star Trek movie. It was on that project where Bruce met Jerry Goldsmith. The two built a friendship and partnership in making movie music together than spanned over 110 movies! During this time, Bruce formed a sound company and designed a few studios, which resulted in winning two TEC Awards for excellence in audio.