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Q+A with engineer / producer / artist - Alan Parsons

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24th November 2017
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Hi Alan, Very nice of you to drop by here. Here's a question for you. I always thought Stuart Elliott's drum sound during...

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Alan Parsons 7th May 2010
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I really like this track - it "makes me smile' as its lyrics promises..! Its a well established pop radio...

Jules
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Alan Parsons 7th May 2010
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Hi Alan. your works are in everbody's memories and feelings. thanks. id like to ask if u think that the massive enhancement of...

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Alan Parsons 7th May 2010
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Hi Alan, long time listener, first time caller. I'm a big fan of your work, DSOTM, let it be, abbey road, and your own project...

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Alan Parsons 7th May 2010
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A quick bow down firstly to someone who basically made me very unpopular at school in the late 80s - between the APP, Floyd and...

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Alan Parsons 7th May 2010
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Wow! I am psyched, he's the reason i started this whole studio thing.... hehe

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camilo527 6th May 2010
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Just how many tracks do you introduce to the mix for your different clients? Knowing your skills are not limited to...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Hi Alan, tis a pleasure indeed, to have you up for us all pestering you when you could be doing summat interesting... Any bands...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Dear Alan, I would like to know which analog and/or digital techniques have you been using through the decades in order to...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Hello Mr Parsons, it is truly an honor. I'll just throw it out there, do you prefer todays modern digital recording format or do...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Hi.. Alan its amazing to have you here.. thumbsup do you have fav summing box when you mix ITB ? Regards, Billy

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Hi Allen, Its Great to have this opportunity to ask you questions. When working on Abbey Road what was Paul and Johns work...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Needless to say, you're an inspiration to me and it's an honor to be able to ask you questions directly.. So, whats your...

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Alan Parsons 6th May 2010
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Hi Alan, Thank you for your time and your willingness to share with us the results of your dedication and consequent...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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What are your biggest regrets when it comes to your career. Conversely what do you consider to be some of your biggest...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Hi Alan Can you share any info on the mic techniques you utilized on Davids amps? Particularly Breath, Money, & of coarse...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Do you have a favorite synth either past or present? If so what it and why.

Dove
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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Many years ago (last millennium, maybe) at an AES event, in the presence of Tom Holman even, I recall you describing the C...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Alan, in a thread here on gearslutz someone quoted you speaking very favourably of Audio Technica AT40xx microphones,...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Hi Alan, It's really amazing that you have taken the time out to do this. What I want to know is: How did you achieve the...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Hello mr Parsons, First I'd like to say it's an honor to have you here! What's your opinion about in the box mixing versus...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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It certainly is grand to have an opportunity to ask my hero a question. Do you routinely use these filters on just about all...

Terry McInturff
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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Firstly ,hats off to an exceptional career in both high quality work and longevity. Now that's out of the way. Although the...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Mr. Parsons, Would you mind giving us a walk through of the intro loop to "Money" as technical as you'd like to...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Alan, firstly, thanks for years of never ending inspiration! kfhkh I remember reading in Geoff Emericks book that the...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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I must appologise to GS member "tapehiss" as I accidentally deleted his question about LOMO mics while setting the...

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Alan Parsons 5th May 2010
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Hi there, Wow. Thank you for doing this! I have a gear question about the Abbey Road album sessions, if you don't mind. Do...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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Thank you very much for doing this. I Highly respect your work both as an artist and as a producer/engineer. I am curious as to...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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Please share a memorable studio situation/story or 2 when working with an artist or artists or on your own material. Perhaps...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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With a discography of classic albums like you have, how did you go about achieving the vision of the bands? Obviously dark side...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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...you'd have to make it again, with the knowledge of today. Not only from an artistic/technological point of view, but also from...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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Be Like You...on I Robot...Could you please talk about tracking the guitars for that song? It has been a favorite of mine for a...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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i've read somewhere that you're opposed to having your work mastered. i think it was in the book Behind the Glass by H.Massey. ...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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This record along with 'Time Passages' are two of my very favorites. My latest copy of YOTC is a Mobile Fidelity vinyl that I...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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Hi Alan, thanks for doing this. When working on the voices of Dark Side of the Moon, how was your approach for them? and how do...

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Alan Parsons 4th May 2010
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