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We are super thrilled to have the living legend that is Geoff Emerick join us for a 2-week Q+A. Just wanted to say thanks in...

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Whitecat 2 weeks ago
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1) All questions and followup questions will be moderated in advance... submit your question ONCE as a new thread and it will...

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Whitecat 2 weeks ago
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Geoff Emerick is without a doubt one of the most innovative and influential audio engineers of all time. Pioneering such...

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Whitecat 2 weeks ago
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Hi Geoff, Something I've never been able to find out. When working with Gino Vannelli, what mic(s) did you use for lead...

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aremos 44 minutes ago
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Thank you for doing this and for all your great work. I have heard different accounts of how Paul's bass was recorded throughout...

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vincentvangogo 22 hours ago
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Hi Geoff, I'm interested in your thoughts on the EMI-brand tape sound they used in EMI's studios and what you liked and used...

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JoeyM 3 days ago
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Hi Geoff, Even though the White Album and Abbey Road were recorded with a relatively short amount of time between them, the...

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Harry_O 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, Can you tell us about the string sound(s) on Eleanor Rigby? I feel like it was one of the first rock songs with only...

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chrischoir 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff I can't imagine the difficulties in such a massive undertaking so I'll restrict my questions to a basic nature....

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Alndln 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, I’ve heard stories of how the Fairchild Limiter was attached between the desk and the tape machine during...

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Drumsound 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, It would be great if you could tell us your ways of creating depth in mixes. What do you do if you want to push...

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kennybro 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, I have always loved the sound of Tommy Keene's "Songs From the Film" and consider "Places That Are...

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Conan12 1 week ago
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With the current consoles out there today, is there one that you prefer working on the most and if so why? Thanks

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Geoffemerick 1 week ago
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Hello, also loved your book and really well done. I think many of us wonder what it would have been like to observe those...

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Geoffemerick 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, (I need to mention this before: You had the kindness to answer me as I wrote a letter to you five years ago about...

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arnoldorodeo 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff. I've always loved the sound of Paul's bass on Mrs. Vanderbilt and tried to emulate it many times and would love to...

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SongShark 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, On your production of Elvis Costello's album "Imperial Bedroom" (one of my favorite records) it sounds...

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Wizards Machine 1 week ago
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G'day Geoff, Can you tell us a little about approaches to EQ back in the 60's? With plugins, these days, it could be argued...

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hello people 1 week ago
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In your book "Here, There and Everywhere" you shared how you overloaded the Fairchild to create more excitement on the...

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Deuce 225 1 week ago
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Hey Geoff! Any general advice for interns/studio assistants to set themself above the bell curve in terms of studio etiquette...

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Geoffemerick 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, There is a story that been floating around for years surrounding the first installation of the original Air Studio...

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Deuce 225 1 week ago
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not a question of "which had the best gear" but out of the studios you worked in which one gave you more inspiration...

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Geoffemerick 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, looking good sir. I'm curious about the mix of 'Give a Little Bit' by Supertramp. Can you tell me your approach to...

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Geoffemerick 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff. Thank you so much for all the time you put in while you were engineering those great records with The...

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Pyeguy 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, Thanks for agreeing to the Q&A, many of us have long waited and wondered if you would join us. My question is...

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Yummerz 1 week ago
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Hi Geoff, The Zombie's Odessey & Oracle is a top-10 record for me (you worked on a few albums in my top 10). Any...

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Funkybot 2 weeks ago
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Hi Geoff, what do you think about the sound of modern productions compared to what you were taught/exposed to in the 60s-70s? Do...

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Farmboy presents 2 weeks ago
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Hello Mr. Emerick, it is truly an honor to be in the same "room" with the GOAT! A few questions... When...

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macle 2 weeks ago
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Hi Geoff, I was wondering if you recall which was the first experimental move/trick you did on a Beatles session that gave you...

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bicarbone 2 weeks ago
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Hi Geoff, awesome to have you here. I loved your book Here, There and Everywhere. My question is about track eq for the...

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mamm7215 2 weeks ago
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Geoff, The fashion when I joined this site was to use a pseudonym, but my name is Jeff Sanders. I worked at Crystal Studios in...

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Bushman 2 weeks ago
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I assume that most folks here want to ask you about your experiences with The Beatles... ...But what OTHER recording...

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12ax7 2 weeks ago
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Soo wonderful to have you join us Geoff. I was wondering what great things you learned from others in your engineering life? We...

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rwsand 2 weeks ago
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Hi Geoff, Very exciting for me to ask you this question directly: if you had to choose One currently made compressor for...

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oranzil 2 weeks ago
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Hey again Geoff- What was the general procedure to transfer the Lagos tapes once you were back in London? I believe I've read...

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thenoodle 2 weeks ago

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