The Pre-Production Payoff

Jackson, Blair
August 2006
Mix;Aug2006, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p26
The article presents an interview with several producers working in different styles of music about how they deal with pre-production issues in their studios. Keyboardist George Duke explains that the first part of pre-production for his album "In a Mellow Tone," was finding musicians who understood the concept. Keith Clark states that pre-production starts with the concept of the song and ends with vocals. Producer and mixer Jim Jonsin explains that pre-production involves programming from a Yamaha Motif or an MPC 2500.


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