Weiss, David
November 2008
Mix;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p24
The article discusses the work done by Grammy-winning sound engineer Mick Guzauski to produce a 5.1 surround version of the album "Thriller" by Michael Jackson at his Barking Doctor Recording studio in Mount Kisco, New York. The project, however, was shelved due to Jackson's personal problems, legal wrangling and label infighting.


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