Charles Newman (music producer)

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Charles Newman
Born (1967-01-16) January 16, 1967 (age 48)
Baltimore, Maryland
Genres Rock, alternative rock, punk rock, indie rock
Occupation(s) Recording engineer, musician, record producer
Instruments Piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, vocals
Years active 1998–present
Labels Mother West
Associated acts Please, Flare, Kris Gruen
Website cottagesounds.com

Charles Richard Newman (born January 16, 1967) is an American music producer, recording engineer, composer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is the co-founder of New York City's Mother West Records and Studios, The Deli Magazine, and the band PLEASE, who enjoyed minor success when their single "Here It Comes Again" was featured on the soundtrack to the film Empire Records.[1] Most notably he has been working as the main engineer, mixer and co-producer for Stephin Merritt and The Magnetic Fields since his initial work on the critically acclaimed 69 Love Songs.[2] He has also produced, mixed and engineered work by artists such as Flare,[3] Gospel Music,[4] Tom Shaner,[5] Jon DeRosa, Dylan Trees,[6] The Davenports and Lauren Molina.

Record credits[edit]

  • Dylan Trees – Three Times of the Day EP – producer, engineer, mixer (2012)
  • The Davenports – Why the Great Gallup producer, engineer, mixer (2011)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Big Top/Encore – producer, engineer, mixer (2011)
  • Gospel Music – How to get to heaven from Jacksonvile, FL – mixer, production (2011)
  • Jon DeRosa – Anchored EP – engineer, mixer, production (2011)
  • Mandala – The Visitation – producer, engineer, mixer (2011)
  • Soko – I Thought I Was An Alien – engineer, production (2011)
  • AMFuture Sons & Daughters – producer, engineer, mixer (2010)
  • Gospel Music – Duettes EP – mixer (2010)
  • Kris Gruen – Part of it all – producer, engineer, mixer (2010)
  • Lauren Molina – Sea for Two – producer, writer, engineer, mixer (2010)
  • The Magnetic FieldsRealism – engineer, mixer, production (2010)
  • Aarktica – In Sea, mixer (2009)
  • The Black Kids – What's Up Clown (Single) for Yo Gabba Gabba – mixer (2009)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Cut – engineer, production (2009)
  • AM – Side by Side – engineer, mixer, production (2008)
  • Austin Hartley-Leonard – Franklin Ave – producer, engineer, mixer (2008)
  • Dylan Trees – Charlie Horse EP – producer, engineer, mixer (2008)
  • The Magnetic Fields – Distortion – engineer, mixer, production (2008)
  • Aarktica – Matchless Years – producer, engineer, mixer (2007)
  • Kris Gruen – Luybye School – producer, engineer, mixer (2007)
  • Gothic Archies – The Tragic Treasury: Songs from A Series of Unfortunate Events – engineer, mixer (2006)
  • Maximum Penalty – East side story – producer, engineer, mixer (2006)
  • Stephin Merritt – Showtunes – engineer, mixer (2006)
  • The Davenports – High tech lowlife producer, engineer, mixer (2005)
  • The Magnetic Fields – I – engineer, mixer, production (2004)
  • Walking ConcertRun to Be Born – engineer (2004)
  • Aarktica – Pure Tone Audiometry – engineer, mixer (2003)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Hung – producer, engineer, mixer (2003)
  • Aarktica – …or you could just go through your whole life and be happy anyway – engineer, mixer (2002)
  • The Future Bible Heros – Eternal Youth – engineer (2002)
  • Aarktica – Morning One EP – engineer, mixer (2001)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Definitive – producer, engineer, mixer (2001)
  • The Davenports – Speaking of the Davenports – producer, engineer, mixer (2000)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Circa – producer, engineer, mixer (2000)
  • H2OF.T.T.W. – Pre production engineer (1999)
  • The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs – engineer (1999)
  • Flare Acoustic Arts League – Bottom – producer engineer, mixer (1997)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivera, M. Alberto (November 2011), "Nature vs. The Nature of the Major Record Labels: The Mother West Records Story", Thrust Magazine 7 (11): 18–20 
  2. ^ Beghtol, LD (2006), 69 Love Songs", New York: Continuum, pp. 103 & 118, ISBN 0-8264-1925-9
  3. ^ Reighley, Kurt B. (May 27, 2003), "Flare for the Dramatic", The Advocate (890): 58, ISSN 0001-8996 
  4. ^ Langhoff, Josh (November 7, 2011), "Gospel Music: How to Get to Heaven from Jacksonville, FL", Pop Matters 
  5. ^ Rivera, M. Alberto (November 2011), "Nature vs. The Nature of the Major Record Labels: The Mother West Records Story", Thrust Magazine 7 (11): 18–20 
  6. ^ Putnam, Jenna (Winter 2011), "Best of L.A. 2011 #21 Dylan Trees" (PDF), The Deli Magazine 3 (8) 

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