Eddie Ashworth

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Eddie Ashworth (born in Inglewood, California) is a record producer, engineer, mixer, musician, university professor, entrepreneur and writer, best known for his work in the alternative rock and indie rock genres. His primary instrument is mandolin, and also plays guitar and assorted keyboards. Ashworth has also worked with artists in a wide variety of other genres including dub, folk, hard rock, hip hop, tropicano, punk, and classic rock.

Early life[edit]

As a child Eddie Ashworth found interest in music and would play with whatever consumer recording gear his father had around the house. Due to his early interest in music his parents bought him a Sears Silvertone, which he learned to play on. Later Eddie would go on to study English at UCLA and graduated with a BA in English literature.[1]

Career[edit]

Ashworth's first gold record was Once Bitten... which he produced for Great White and John Stewart, formerly of the Kingston Trio.[2] He is the owner of The Oxide Shed.[3]

Since 2003 Ashworth has worked as an assistant teacher at Ohio University. As part of his course Ashworth allows students to work with those he has produced for in the past.[4] He has recently taken a public stance against the RIAA's legal practices.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antonuccio, Josh. "Eddie Ashworth". Tape Op Magazine. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  2. ^ http://tapeop.com/articles/83/eddie-ashworth/ Tape Op Interview
  3. ^ "University Leads Peer-to-Peer Discussion". Targeted News Service. October 8, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Poplar MDIA Course, Professor, Facilities allow students to produce music locally". US Fed News. August 1, 2011. 
  5. ^ Hendricks, David (October 31, 2007). "Ohio U. students sound off to RIAA". University Wire.