This week's guest is London based producer, engineer, and mixer Guy Massey. Guy is a Grammy and Music Producer Guild award winner that came up through the legendary Abbey Road Studios. He’s worked on projects for artists such as Ed Sheeran, Kylie Minogue, Ajimal, Ray Davies, Spiritualized, and The Beatles. He's also been involved in movie soundtracks such as "Yesterday" and "Rocket Man" as well as various other projects. We have a chat about the future of immersive audio, the importance of making mistakes on your own time, and why if you want to get great at something you have to enjoy it.
In this episode, we'll dig in on...
Being inspired to be the best you can by the history of the studio you're working in
Locking up multiple tape machines for film sessions
Working on Beatles Remasters
Defining success as having a quiet confidence
Coming up through the legendary Abbey Road
U67s on everything!
Reamping things in studio to use as ambience for 5.1 Surround mixes
Dolby Atmos and the future of immersive audio
Everything is in service to the song
Learning to make things sound as good as possible with a limited palette
Casting your influences wide and listen to A LOT of music.
Comparing vintage mics and picking the best parts.
Going freelance to work on the opportunities you are passionate about