Shane Smith
ProTools/Ableton Live/Logic Pro/Cubase/Reason
Mixing/Editing/Technician/Consultant

(USA-CA) I spent the '90's touring and recording with my Alternative Rock band Idle Wilds (RCA, Ardent Records). During this time I was fortunate to have made several Lp's at Ardent Studios in Memphis with the late great John Hampton, among many other notable Producers and engineers...Including Steve Berlin, Mike Chapman, John Fry, Shelly Yakus, Niko Bolas to name a few...
I've been a professional independent Producer/Engineer since 2000... A partial list of Artists I have worked with...
Los Lobos, Cesar Rosas (solo), Kim Deal (solo), The Breeders, Dirty Projectors, Richie Hayward (Little Feat), Pete Thomas (Elvis Costello), Davey Faraghar (Elvis Costello, Cracker), Tommy Faraghar (Pointer Sisters, Al Green), Tom Brechtlin (Chick Corea, Robben Ford), Reggie McBride (Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Van Morrison, Billy Preston), Neil Larson (Gregg Allman, Stevie Wonder, George Harrison), Jason Yates (Ben Harper, Macy Grey), Joel Guzman (Los Lobos, Super Seven), John Ferenzik (Todd Rundgren), Jon Wickersham (Social Distortion), James Gadson (Bill Withers, marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock), Ivan Neville (Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt,), Val McCallum (Jackson Browne, Sheryl Crow, Various Artists), Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock's Headhunters, Chet Baker, Woody Shaw), Freddie Washington (Herbie Hancock, Elton John) Aimee Mann, Emitt Rhodes, Ben Arnold, Jim Boggia, Tom Flye (Curtis Mayfield, Sly Stone, Greatful Dead), Lenny Castro (Stevie Wonder, Rickie Lee Jones), Phil Jones, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Charlie Musselwhite, Greg Leisz, Steve Gadd, Mike Chapman (Sweet, Suzi Quatro, The Knack, Blondie, etc.), The Art, Crystal Antlers, Cedric Bixler-Zavala (Mars Volta), Gary Mallaber (Steve Miller, Van Morrison), Marc Ford (Black Crowes), Fredo Ortiz (Beastie Boys)...
A big Milestone for me was getting two Grammy nominations for my work on Los Lobos' Tin Can Trust (Engineer, Mixer), which was nominated for Americana album of the year and Best Instrumental Rock performance for "Do The Murray" ... I've recorded and mixed the last two Los Lobos studio albums Tin Can Trust and Gates of Gold... Let's make some art!

 

Rates: Mixing $400 a song/$3500 an Lp/ $50 an hour

Gear: Native Instruments Maschine, Kontakt, Komplete Kontrol, UAD Plugs, Waves, Sound Toys, iZotope, Auto Tune, Melodyne and most all major plugs...ProTools HD Rig with Lynx and Avid converters, 24 in 32 out...Adam S3A, Tannoy Reveal and JBL speakers...Wunder, Aurora and Focusrite mic pre's...API, Trident and Warm Audio EQ's...Smart Research and Dbx compressors...Extensive mic collection, drum machines, reverbs, tape machines, synths....

Styles: Pop, Rock, Hip Hop/Rap, R&B, Country, Electronic, Jazz, Praise and Worship

 

 

 

 

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