By Bobby Owsinski, Ken Scott
Activate any vintage rock station and you’ll quickly listen a music that Ken Scott labored on. As one of many preeminent recording engineers and manufacturers of the 20 th century, Ken has garnered Gold, Platinum, and Diamond checklist revenues awards; a number of Grammy nominations; or even a Clio Award (for his recording of the vintage Coke advert “I’d wish to educate the area to Sing”). Abbey street to Ziggy Stardust stocks Ken Scott’s intimate stories of operating with the most vital artists of the 20 th century, whereas crafting a valid that inspired generations of tune makers.
Ken's paintings has left an indelible mark on enormous quantities of hundreds of thousands of fanatics along with his expert contributions to Magical secret journey and The White Album. As manufacturer and/or engineer of six David Bowie albums (including the groundbreaking Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars) in addition to different undying classics, the sound Ken crafted has stimulated a number of generations of track makers that maintains to this present day. Ken captured the sonic signatures of a who's-who of vintage rock and jazz acts, together with Elton John, red Floyd, Jeff Beck, Duran Duran, The Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, the US, Devo, Kansas, The Tubes, lacking individuals, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Billy Cobham, Dixie Dregs, and Stanley Clarke.
This is his tale, entire with humorous, provocative, and oh-so-honest stories of the studio, degree, or even an notorious swimming pool incident. Never-before-seen photos and technical information make this e-book essential for each track fan.
Ken turned part of the group latterly, which through the years recorded the band to one of these excessive common - a regular that continues to be a benchmark this day. i used to be fortunate to have Ken to help me in the course of that interval of awesome creativity.
--George Martin, manufacturer (The Beatles)
I credits Ken for most likely probably the most exciting recording studies i've got ever had. And we all could agree that was once most likely one of many excessive spots of our recording achievements.
--Roger Hodgson, Supertramp
I discovered to stick calm stressed from Ken. He was once constantly unflappable, that's a trait that he handed directly to me.
--Alan Parsons, The Alan Parsons venture
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