Q & A with engineer Phill Brown - Gearslutz Pro Audio Community
 

Sticky: The new book just published - Are We Still Rolling? Books, DVDs and Gadgets - Are We Still Rolling?: Studios, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll - One Man's...Jules 2 Attachment(s) Sticky Thread

8th May 2011
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Sticky: Phill Brown – discography Phill Brown – Discography Assistant Engineer 1967 - 1968 Arthur Brown - Crazy World of...Jules Sticky Thread

2nd May 2011
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Sticky: Phill Brown – Full CV 1960’s Traffic Dusty Springfield Tyrannosaurus Rex The Move Jimi Hendrix Arthur Brown The...Jules Sticky Thread

2nd May 2011
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Sticky: About this Q & A session - read first before posting please! Unlike the rest of the forum - this section is in a Q & A format So please: Ask questions!...Jules Sticky Thread

3rd May 2011
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Drum Tuning .I'm one of those engineers who keeps a drum key on his key chain, because I've found that it's my...12ax7

14th May 2011
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Cutting Crew Broadcast Phil, Glad to have you with us. Do you happen to remember any details for Cutting Crew...79_Limited

6th May 2011
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Front Man Hey Phil! Thanks for your time and expertise over the years in engineering so much of the music...AfterViewer

6th May 2011
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What is your biggest engineering/prod. secret? Hi, I, and I'm sure many others, am wondering what your biggest engineering/ production secret may...asdfdsa

6th May 2011
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Dire Straits What was the major gear used on the dire straits recording? Type of console,recorder,mics and were...bace

6th May 2011
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Robert Palmer Hi Phil, Thanks for doing this. I have always been a fan of the late great Robert Palmer's music...Barish

11th May 2011
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James Yorkston: guitar and vocal set-up? Hey - I've just discovered another album I really like that I had no idea you were involved in. ...binarymilton

6th May 2011
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The Associates single... Just looked at your discography. I didn't know you'd produced this. I don't think you mentioned...binarymilton

6th May 2011
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Your Approach to Mixing Hey Phill, Thanks for doing the Q & A. I really dig the fact that a professional of your...blue_thunder

19th May 2011
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China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfections Thanks for giving your time here. China Crisis - Flaunt The Imperfections, is one of my stand...Brenton

6th May 2011
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Steve Winwood's voice Loved the book, Phil, it was a great look into some of my favorite recordings. I'm quite certain...brill bedroom

5th May 2011
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talk talk/mark hollis/china crisis Some of my fav. albums of all time. i have read that the making of "Spirit of Eden" was an...britdick

10th May 2011
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"Can the Can" Drum sound Hi Phil! Thanks for being here! I would like to know how did you get the Drum sound in the record...Carlo Poddighe

14th May 2011
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Printing mixes Do you have a specific order for printing mixes i.e. vocal louder first, instrumental etc OR just...Chevron

19th May 2011
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The Move - Fire Brigade drum sound Hey there Phill, thank you so much for doing this. I just wanted to ask you a quick question...DanDaMan

5th May 2011
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Approach to Tracking Hi Phill, Thanks for doing this! Your career has been long and impressive. Since I record mostly...DanH

11th May 2011
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Bonzo Dog Band - What can you tell us? Hi Phil, you have worked on some of my favorite albums, I am in awe. What do you remember of the...David R.

6th May 2011
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talk talk spirit of eden thanks for doing a Q & A mr Brown, Could you share some stories on how Talk Talks brilliant...decibike

9th May 2011
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Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower Thanks for doing Q&A! As an assistant on a Jimi Hendrix record, it must have been a special...Deleted User

9th May 2011
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Mics and survival Firstly, I just finished your book and it was a very informative and eye-opening read. Thanks! ...diamondjim

6th May 2011
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Acoustics in the mobiles? Hi Phill, enjoyed the book as I said the other day! You booked the Rolling Stones & Island...DistortionPlus

12th May 2011
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Nicky Hopkins Dear Phil, having worked on so many great records over the years, I guess you must have done...doorknocker

6th May 2011
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Jarvis Cocker - Black Magic Hi, I love how the song Black Magic from Jarvis's solo album was produced, and was wondering what...dr_how

6th May 2011
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Your Favorite EQ's Hey Phill, would you mind sharing some of your personal favorite EQ's that you have come to love...Empire Prod

9th May 2011
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the Wailers - gear and techniques Hi, Phill. Many thanks for spending time with us. It's an honour! I'm very interested in knowing...fantastic222

10th May 2011
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Alas I Cannot Swim ty for taking the time to answer q's :) I'm a gleaming fan of Laura Marling's 'Alas I Cannot...Fluner

6th May 2011
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Beth Gibbons and Rustin' Man – Out of Season Phill: Firstly, thanks for sharing your wisdom with us here! This is one of my favorite...grrrayson

12th May 2011
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Sensational Alex Harvey Band - SAHB Stories Hi Phil, thanks for doing this for us! howdy A few questions about SAHB Stories: Which...Iron Man

14th May 2011
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Phil, I bought your book... While many others were aware of your career I was not. After reading your comments here I...jammybastard

14th May 2011
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Guitar solo on Sympathy For the Devil... Mr. Brown pleasure having you here. Beggars Banquet is perhaps my favorite Stones album...songs,...Jamz

17th May 2011
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use of compression through the years Phill, It would be a pleasure to get your take on how you (and others) used drum...jdsowa

6th May 2011
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Dido Hello Phil and thank you so much for taking time with GS. When you were recording Dido do you...jimmyboy7

6th May 2011
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Street Fighting Man Vocals Phill I love your work with the Stones, but i have been looking for the answer to this question for...Jimsi

6th May 2011
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How has technology affected the psychology of recording? The constant value, I'm guessing, from "then" to "now," is the emotional hold that a potent song...joelpatterson

6th May 2011
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Bombay bicycle club - flaws Phill, thanks for taking time to answer questions regarding your work and give your view on music...Joram

6th May 2011
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Any use for digital recording and plugins? Hey Phill, Congrats on the new book, I will be picking it up ASAP. I have a million questions...jordanvoth

16th May 2011
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Thanks for doing this Phill! Thanks for agreeing to do this! I will be along soon with some Rolling Stones questions! ...Jules

6th May 2011
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It's a wrap! Thanks v much Phill! Time to close the q & a. It will get moved down into the q & a archive next week. Thanks...Jules

21st May 2011
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BBC and One Eskimo I love the mood and atmosphere created with BBC, Flaws. A few words on the process please; i.e....kennybro

6th May 2011
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memories of Dusty? Did she have a preferred vocal chain? Was she tough/fun to work with? Outspoken? Thanks for...ljefe

6th May 2011
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Talk Talk remasters Hi Phil, I'm a great admirer of your work, especially Talk Talk- and O'Rang and Mark Hollis. ...madtheory

9th May 2011
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Spooky Two? Was alot of time spent on getting a solid sound before recording or was this done fast and live?...mappee

6th May 2011
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Bob Marley Hi, Looking forward to reading the book. I heard a rumor that the Bob Marley tracks came out of...Marcus67

19th May 2011
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Spirit Of Eden Soundscape Hi Phill... I would love to know what the strange organic sounds that gave the opening tracks in...MarkJohn

6th May 2011
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Your feelings on Mono. Hello Phil, First I just want to thank you for giving your time to help us on Gearslutz. Your...Marshall Oliver

16th May 2011
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The Small Faces/"Ogdens Nut Gone Flake" Hi Phil, thanks for taking the time to do this. I really enjoyed the excerpts from "Are We Still...mellotronic

10th May 2011
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John Martyn... One of my heroes and I'd love to hear anything about working with him and what techniques you used...mylesgm

12th May 2011
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Surround mixing Hi Phil. I was wondering what (if anything) you might have mixed in surround, and how you feel...neilwilkes

9th May 2011
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Microphones and preamps Phill, Love the book!!!Could you elaborate on what mics were used for Talk Talk/Mark Hollis...paul jan

8th May 2011
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Street Fighting Man Hello Phil There's a ton of queations I could ask you about for many of the albums you were a...rene-lemieux

17th May 2011
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