A Classic L.A. Studio Rises From the Ashes

Speakers: Clay Blair
In-Person & Livestream

The historic Hollywood recording studio Producers Workshop had a client list that included Ringo Starr, Ray Charles, Carly Simon, Alice Cooper and Liberace — and many other top recording artists. Pink Floyd finished and mixed "The Wall" at the studio, Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" was mixed there, and much of Steely Dan's "Aja" was tracked at the studio with renowned engineer Bill Schnee. Following a devastating fire two years ago, the studio re-emerged as Boulevard Recording and has been completely restored to its original glory. Owner and chief engineer Clay Blair worked from old photos and documentation to restore everything from the acoustic treatment to the wood trim. In this session, Clay will share some incredible stories of the highs and lows of one of Hollywood’s best-loved and most successful music recording operations.