Oral History Information
Rikki Farr has been an active member of the audio engineering community most of his life and as such has been involved in countless innovations along the way. With Rikki’s incredible career in mind, it would take a page just to list the fields he has been involved with such as concert promotions, music recording and audio design including product engineering! While working concert promotions, Rikki booked Jimi Hendrix, The Who…wait, it might be easier to list the only act we can think of that Rikki didn’t book, Elvis. His Isle of Wight Concert in 1970 has become one of the iconic rock concerts of all time and featured the very last performance of Jim Morrison as well as such acts as Supertramp, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, Sly & the Family Stone, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, among many others. Since 2007, Rikki has been involved with designing new audio gear for his company AuraSound, based in Santa Ana, California.