Today’s guest is music producer, recording engineer, and mixer Tim O’Sullivan. Tim’s credits include artists such as Chicano Batman, Rayland Baxter, The Head and the Heart, Grace Potter, and Leonard Cohen. His career has involved bouncing around freelancing and working on staff for various producers and at studios such as Capitol and Barefoot Recording. We have a great chat about building studios, the importance of a great headphone mix, wiring for creativity, learning to express your opinion in a way that fits your role, and using unique instruments to inspire the artist.
In this episode we'll dig in on...
Things to consider when building a studio
How to wire a studio to encourage creativity
Managing Barefoot Recording
Picking a studio that fits the project
The importance of a great headphone mix
Not being too transactional with clients
Working for Undertone Audio in assembly and fabrication