Itchy Brain Recordings

(USA-ATL) Steve has been involved in the music industry as a player, sound engineer and recording engineer for over 40 years. Combined with his Bachelor degree in Electronics Engineering Technology and an MBA in Information Technology Steve understands the ins and outs of recording from both the artistic aspect and a technical one too. The experiences gained in 40+ years of playing and recording music, combined with his 35+ years of electronics and 16 years as a programmer/network analyst/computer engineer have made Steve a go to Audio Engineer in Atlanta. Steve got into the professional recording aspect of the business while doing his first record in 1976 after winning a battle of the bands competition. In those days Steve learned basic recording techniques with 4-track and 8-track (16's and 24's in the bigger rooms) reel to reels.

By 1984, after a short stint in the Navy, Steve was playing and recording demos with various bands in Nashville. It was then that Steve had the privilege of working in some of the studios on Music Row and was able to learn tricks of the trade from some of the best engineers and producers in Nashville. After a short hiatus Steve returned to the recording world in 2003 and formally ran Big Rock Studio Technologies studio operations out of his home until merging to create Itchy Brain Recording.

Since returning to recording Steve's Client list includes; BONZ (Stuck MOJO/420 Monks), Buck O' Five, Candy Angel, Force of Habit, George E. Man Band, JAH Warriors, Jared Munday Project, Jonathan Druker, Luna and Sol, Makina Loca, Michael Allman and The Hard Labor Creeek Band, Michael Jamsmith, Mystica, Segue, The Axis Experience, The Danny Kordz Adventure, The ISSUES, The Shawn Wilcox Band, Tony Wessels, Trombley Bay, Zen Circus, 1Love (Arrested Development), Big Brinks, Deacon Da' Vilian (CunninLynguists), EZ B Greensocks, George Clinton, HeataMan, Kilo Ali, Pastor Troy, Misha Fair, Mista Pike, Slim De Leon, The Erin Hill Band, Matrix of Domination, A. London Arrington aka ( Mr London ) and many more. With an in-depth knowledge of acoustics, analog signal paths, outboard gear, computer hardware and software, Steve is ready to use his knowledge of both recording worlds to make the best records possible. Whether it's an analog or digital recording Steve will ensure it will sound it's best.

Teaching Experience : American Intercontenintal University, The Art Institutes of Atlanta, SAE Institute of Technology.


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Gear: UAD Apollo's in BOTH rooms with UAD plugins, Waves Mercury with SSL/API etc, AutoTune, Melodyne, Digi Control 24, Trident Series 24 Console, Focusrite RED, 1176 clone, Distressor, etc.

Styles: Pop, Rock, Electronic, Metal, Country, Jazz


Mixing (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)  -  Pro Tools (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) 

Mastering (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)  - Tracking/Micing (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

 Editing (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)  - StudioCraft (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)