Jim Eno, 2007
February 8, 1966 |
|Associated acts||Spoon, The Alien Beats, Via Audio|
Eno was born in Rhode Island. He studied electrical engineering at North Carolina State University and worked as a hardware design engineer at Compaq Computer Corporation in Houston before moving to Austin in 1992 to design microchips for Cadence Design Systems. Since joining Spoon he has also worked for Metta Technology as an electrical engineer, but has worked entirely in music since mid-2006.
Eno met the lead singer of Spoon, Britt Daniel, when replacing the drummer of Daniel's former band The Alien Beats. He has a studio in his home, known as Public Hi-Fi, where the band has often recorded. He has co-produced albums for Spoon and has produced albums for other bands, not including Via Audio and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears. He recently produced two songs for the solo debut of former Voxtrot frontman, Ramesh Srivastava, and mixed all three of the "EP 1" songs.
He was ranked 31st in Stylus magazine's list of fifty greatest rock drummers.
- United States birth records
- Mike Krolak, "Dedication and Innovation Take Spoon to the Top," Prefix Magazine, retrieved October 17, 2007.
- Hernandez, Raoul. "Drake Tungsten and His Boy Skellington." The Austin Chronicle, January 25, 1999. Retrieved October 17, 2007.
- Joe Gross, "Spoon Drummer Takes a Seat at the Mixing Table", Austin 360.com, September 28, 2006. Retrieved October 17, 2007.
- James McNally, "Interview with Britt Daniel", Consolation Champs, retrieved March 11, 2008.
- Via Audio Studio Diary, June 1–14, 2007. Retrieved October 17, 2007.
- "R A M E S H". Rameshalwayswins.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13.
- "Stylus Magazine's 50 Greatest Rock Drummers", Retrieved October 17, 2007.
- "Jim Eno: Discography".
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