Sylvia Massy

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Sylvia Massy
Birth name Sylvia Lenore Massy
Born Flint, Michigan, United States
Occupation(s) Audio engineer, record producer, author
Instruments Singer, drummer
Years active 1985–present
Website www.sylviamassy.com

Sylvia Lenore Massy is an American entrepreneur, record producer, mixer and engineer, author and artist. Massy is perhaps best recognized for her work on 1993's Undertow, the full-length double platinum-selling debut for Los Angeles alternative metal band Tool [1] and her work with System of a Down,[2] Johnny Cash[3] and Red Hot Chili Peppers.[4]

History[edit]

Massy's first project was in the mid-1980s as producer, engineer, and mixer for a compilation album titled Rat Music for Rat People, Vol. 3 on the CD Presents label.[5] Acts featured included Adolescents, Raw Power, Doggy Style and Mojo Nixon. She followed this with producing the punk band Verbal Abuse for Boner Records,[6] engineering two projects for metal band Exodus[7] and co-producing the Sea Hags independent album with a young guitarist Kirk Hammett,[8] who had just finished the "Master Of Puppets" album with thrash metal group Metallica. She also produced "Television, Drug Of A Nation" by Beatnigs, the former band of The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy's Michael Franti.[9]

From Green Jellÿ to Tool[edit]

Towards the end of the 1980s, Massy moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles and worked at Tower Records on Sunset Blvd.[10] At Tower she met the members of a Buffalo, New York band named Green Jello (later known as Green Jelly) and recorded their debut independent album. After becoming a staff engineer at Larrabee Sound in West Hollywood, she was hired by Zoo Records/BMG to produce Green Jello's major label debut album,[11] which featured members of a new Los Angeles group called Tool. On Green Jello's "Cereal Killer" album, the voice of Tool singer Maynard James Keenan is heard on the song "Three Little Pigs", as well as Tool drummer Danny Carey playing on the album.[12] This began a relationship Massy would have with the band Tool that would span two records: Opiate and Undertow.[10]

Los Angeles and Larrabee Sound[edit]

In Los Angeles, Massy was an engineer, producer or mixer on recordings from artists including Aerosmith, Babyface, Big Daddy Kane, Bobby Brown, Prince,[13] Julio Iglesias, Seal, Skunk Anansie,[14] Paula Abdul, Ryuichi Sakamoto and many more. She worked with manager Gary Kurfirst on Irish rock band Cyclefly for Kurfirst's Radioactive Records.[15] At Larrabee Sound, Sylvia connected with producer Rick Rubin and would work with him on several projects spanning seven years.

Sound City[edit]

From 1994 until 2001, Massy's vintage Neve 8038 console and other specialized recording equipment occupied Studio B at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California. Besides Massy's own work at Sound City, several other successful projects were recorded on Massy's equipment during these years, including albums by Sheryl Crow,[16] Queens Of The Stone Age,[16] Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Smashing Pumpkins, The Black Crowes and Lenny Kravitz.[16] Massy's equipment is visible in many scenes of Dave Grohl's "Sound City Movie".

Rubin and beyond[edit]

Massy engineered and mixed several projects for producer Rick Rubin on his label American Recordings, including Johnny Cash's album Unchained,[17] which won a Grammy award for Best Country Album in 1997. With Rubin, she also recorded Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Slayer, Donovan, Geto Boys, The Black Crowes, Danzig, and System of a Down's debut album.[18] In the '90s, Massy produced material for Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sevendust, and Powerman 5000, which featured guest appearances from Rob Zombie[19] and actor Malachi Throne; and for newcomer Pauley Perrette.[20] In 1997 Massy mixed the Beastie Boys' "Tibetan Freedom Concert"[21] in New York with Adam Yauch and producer Pat McCarthy.

RadioStar Studios and international acclaim[edit]

Starting in 2001, Massy owned and operated RadioStar Studios out of the Weed Palace Theater[22] until its closing in 2012. She acquired the theater property in 2001 in Weed, California and operated it as a recording studio for 11 years, with notable clients having been Sublime, Dishwalla, Swirl 360, Econoline Crush, Cog, Spiderbait, Norma Jean, Built To Spill and From First To Last (featuring Sonny Moore of Skrillex[23]). Massy's production of Lisa Haley's "King Cake" album was nominated for a "Best Zydeco Album" Grammy Award in 2007.[24] Several international hits came out of RadioStar Studios with Massy, including Spiderbait's "Black Betty" which reached #1 on Australia's ARIA chart in 2004; Cog's "The New Normal" album received the Australian Triple J "J Award" in 2005; Seigmen's "Metropolis" which reached #4 on Norway's sales charts; Klepht was named "Best Portuguese Act" by MTV Europe; Econoline Crush received a Canadian Juno nomination and Platinum sales status for their "The Devil You Know" album; and Animal Alpha's EP reached Gold sales status in Norway in 2005.

Artwork, writing and music festivals[edit]

In the 2000s, she wrote a regular column in Mix Magazine called "Gear Stories" [25] which discussed vintage recording equipment vs. modern equivalents. She wrote an essay about Thomas Edison's contribution to the recording industry which helped award him a posthumous "Technical Grammy" award,[26] which the Edison family received in 2010 at the Grammy Awards. Massy's written submission about Thomas Edison was included in the official Grammy Awards Program. As a graphic artist her artwork recently appeared on the cover of Grammy nominated Lisa Haley's "King Cake" album. In 2011, Massy co-founded the 4&20 Blackbird Music Festival[27] which operated for two years in downtown Weed, California. The festival drew approximately 7000 people and featured 250 musical acts during its run.

In January 2015, Massy began to write a book called "Recording Unhinged" for Hal Leonard Publishing.[28] The book was released in March 2016. Interviews and contributors for the book include Hans Zimmer, Geoff Emerick, Bob Ezrin, Bruce Swedien, Michael Franti, Bob Clearmountain, Al Schmitt, Elliot Scheiner, Linda Perry, Ross Robinson, Matt Wallace, Ross Hogarth, Shelly Yakus, Paul Wolff. Massy also illustrated the book.

The cover of the March 2016 issue of Electronic Musician Magazine features Massy's illustration of a dinosaur and a robot in a battle.

As an educator[edit]

In 2015 Massy was a visiting professor at Berklee College Of Music in Boston. In 2016 she lectured at SAE Institute's audio engineering school in London and Munich, Germany and presented recording workshops in Dresden, Germany at Castle Rohrsdorf and at Mix With The Masters in Les Studios de la Fabrique in Saint-Remy-de-Provence in the south of France. In 2017 Massy conducted a workshop and lecture at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Gilbert, Arizona and a workshop at Tecnólogico de Monterrey in Mexico City for several hundred students.

In 2017 Massy with her co-author Chris Johnson, began a collaboration for a professional recording course based on their book, Recording Unhinged with Berklee College Of Music.

Current status[edit]

Massy lives in Ashland, Oregon and works out of her private studio. She continues to work as an independent producer, educator and music promoter. She recently appeared on an episode of "Pensado's Place", an industry video program with producer/mixer Dave Pensado and was nominated for "The Big Award" at the Pensado Awards in 2014 . Massy is a member of NARAS and served on the P&E Wing Steering Committee[29] and Advisory Boards. In 2009, she traveled to Washington D.C. to lobby for Musician's Performance Rights and continues to be involved with musician, producer and educational advocacy work on behalf of NARAS. In February 2016 Massy won the Music Producers Guild's "MPG Inspiration Award" at the MPG's Awards show in London. The award was presented by John Leckie.

Recent projects include Pink Grenade in 2014, which she engineered, mixed, produced and arranged strings. The album features performances by members of the Wu-Tang Clan and actor Johnny Depp.[30] In 2015 she produced and engineered Australian band Filthy Lucre. She also mixed for Cage The Elephant and Soilwork. The latter part of 2015 and early 2016 saw her overseeing production of Avatar's follow up to 2014's Hail the Apocalypse named Feathers and Flesh.[31] In 2016 Massy recorded Austrian band Hella Comet and Flying Mammals at Castle Rohrsdorf in Dresden, Germany, and Seattle all-girl noise band Thunderpussy. She recorded singer songwriter Sarah Brendel in the underground venue at the Merkers Show Mine, a retired salt mine in Merkers, Germany.

In early 2017 she produced and engineered The Melvins at the Village Studios in Santa Monica while being filmed by Mix With The Masters. She also produced albums by Econoline Crush, Far From Alaska and Dishwalla and was hired to re-work the recordings of Grey Daze, a side project by Linkin Park's frontman Chester Bennington and entrepreneur Sean Dowdell of Club Tattoo.

Discography[edit]

Sylvia Massy has worked on the following projects:[32]

Year Artist Project Title Producer Engineer Mix Note
2017 Turbonegro LP Rock-N-Roll Machine Yes
2017 Melomaniacs Single Yes
2017 In My Vault EP Yes
2017 War Twins EP Yes Yes Yes
2017 Far From Alaska LP Yes Yes Yes
2017 Melvins Single "From The Heart / Not A Leech" Yes Yes Yes
2017 Dishwalla LP Yes Co-Producer
2016 Red Sun Rising Single "Uninvited" Yes Yes Yes
2016 Thunderpussy LP Yes Yes
2016 Avatar LP Feathers and Flesh Yes Yes
2016 Hella Comet Single "Midsummer" Alt. Version Yes Yes Yes
2016 SNØ EP Yes Yes Yes
2016 Loome Single Yes Yes Yes
2016 Hypnotic Vibes EP Yes Yes Yes
2016 Ben Black LP Yes
2016 Parisa Kamenkesh Single Yes
2016 Brass Rings Single Yes
2016 Lisa Ward and the XYY LP Yes
2016 Swamphammer EP Yes Yes Yes
2016 Ruby and the Rogues Single "Lullabye" Yes
2016 Altera EP Yes
2016 Aina Haina Singles Yes
2016 A Dead Desire EP Yes
2016 Adi Osher Yes Yes
2016 Justin Kawashima EP Yes
2016 Bret Levick Single "Bullet" Yes Yes
2016 Sad13 Singles Yes
2016 Flying Mammals LP Yes Yes Yes
2016 Angelleyna Bresse LP Yes Yes Yes
2015 Next Stop Horizon Single Yes Yes Yes
2015 Lucas Strazz Single Yes
2015 Alicia Popat Single Yes Yes Yes
2015 Filthy Lucre LP Mara Yes Yes Yes
2015 Matt Hill EP Yes Yes Yes
2015 One Hundred and First LP Yes Yes Yes
2015 Mats Halversen LP Yes
2015 Die So Fluid Single Yes
2014 Pink Grenade with Johnny Depp LP Yes Yes
2014 Cage The Elephant Single Yes
2014 Soilwerk Single Yes
2014 Awaking State EP The Destruction Cycle Yes
2014 Blood Party EP Why Won't You Hold Me Computer Co-Producer
2014 Facing New York Consultant
2013 Livin Garden LP Bring It Yes
2013 Lucky Doug And The Stink Bugs LP Lucky Doug And The Stink Bugs Yes Yes Yes
2013 Lesser Key EP Intercession Yes
2013 Decades EP Co-Producer
2013 Patchy Sanders LP The Wild Peach Forest Yes Yes Yes
2013 Vertigo LP Yes
2012 RedOak LP Yes Yes Yes
2012 Vajra LP Yes Yes Yes
2012 Lyke Giants LP Yes Yes Yes
2012 Superflumina LP Yes
2012 Clatter LP Yes
2011 Dead Sara Singles Yes Yes Yes
2011 Circolo Virtuoso LP Yes
2011 Yournalist LP Yes
2011 StereoCult EP Chaos Yes
2011 Lectrolux EP Yes Yes Yes
2011 Kid Savant EP Drop It On The Stereo Yes
2011 The Nautics EP Yes
2011 My Glorious Album Mindfield Yes
2011 Molotov Jive Album Storm Yes
2011 Relevant Discord EP The Days Of Deferment & The Refrain Consultant
2011 Showbread Album Who Can Know It Yes
2011 February 5th Album Yes
2011 The Blushing Gun Album The Blushing Gun Yes
2011 Onoma Album All Things Change Yes
2011 Air Dubai EP Day Escape Yes
2011 Apollo Flytrap Album Apollo Flytrap Yes Yes Yes
2011 Bourgeois Gypsies Album Consultant
2011 Ten Man Push EP Yes
2011 Haunted By Heroes Album Yes
2011 Lavish Green Album Yes
2011 Here II Here EP Yes
2011 Blue News Album Consultant
2011 Half8n EP We Were Here Yes
2011 Invisible Animals EP Yes
2011 One-Eyed Doll Album Dirty Yes
2011 Sexrat Album Masters Of Obscurity Co-Producer
2011 Stalin EP Consultant
2011 Sofa Kings EP Consultant
2011 RxR Album Live at Radio Star Consultant
2011 Uncle Dog EP Face On The Floor Yes
2011 State Line Empire EP Octane Consultant
2011 live@subs Album Yes
2011 Lillian Axe Album XI: The Days Before Tomorrow Yes
2010 The Clicks Album Dirty King Yes Yes Yes
2010 Wishin' Cap Album Yes
2010 Nine Even EP Yes
2010 Naked In Public LP No Filter Yes Yes Yes
2010 Kaura Album That Which Defines Us Yes
2010 Bulk Album Guardian Yes
2010 Pietro Foresti EP Yes
2010 Poka Album Yes
2010 Maension Single Yes
2010 Dante Album The Rorshach Manifesto Consultant
2010 Derek Teague Album Yes
2010 The Shiny Darks EP Stab At Love Yes
2010 Distortion Mirrors EP Circle Of Wolves Yes
2010 Abused Romance EP The Sound of Violence Yes Vocals
2010 Wolves Album Children Yes
2010 South Cry Album Yes
2010 Johnny Token Album Consultant
2010 Colourblind Album Yes
2010 Loading Please Wait Album Yes
2010 Mats Halvorsen Album Yes
2010 Sublime with Rome EP Yours Truly Yes Yes Yes
2010 Shrub Album Yes Yes Yes
2010 Poka Album Yes
2010 Tiny Little Pieces Album Yes
2010 KingDoom (Lex Justice) Album KingDoom Yes
2010 The Crash Album Yes
2010 Dust Of Vraj Album Time I Am Yes
2010 Lady Strangelove EP Yes Yes Yes
2010 81db Album Impressions Yes
2010 J27 Album Yes
2009 Klepht Album Yes Yes Yes
2009 Castles In Spain Album Reminiscing Yes Yes Yes
2009 Lucky Lew Album Beauty In Aggression Yes Yes Yes
2009 Seven Day Sonnett EP Spring Fling Yes
2009 The Dead Are Judged EP Eponymous Consultant
2009 Sarah Greene EP Season Of The Demon Yes
2009 The Grand Single Yes
2009 Reckless In Vegas EP All In Yes
2009 SXY EP Yes Yes Yes
2009 Punk Floyd LP Myself Co-Mix
2009 Showbread LP Fear Of God Yes
2009 Dollyrots LP A Little Messed Up Co-Mix
2009 The Maladies LP Co-Mix
2009 Jason Soudah LP Yes
2009 Chingalera LP Yellow Co-Producer
2009 Cops and Robbers LP Welcome To The Big Life Yes
2009 Roland Bowling Band LP Redemption Co-Producer
2009 Lesser Key EP Intercession Yes Yes Yes
2009 Balboa Inn LP From The Ashes Yes
2009 Clandestine LP The Invalid Co-Mix
2009 Moon Cresta LP The Sparkling Radiostars & Their Lunatic Orcresta Yes Yes Yes
2009 Seven Years Past LP 24 Days In May Yes
2009 Into The Night LP Into The Night Co-Mix
2009 Hot Lava Monster EP Yes
2009 Limbogott LP Spit or Swallow Yes
2009 BugGIRL LP Dirt In The Skirt Yes
2009 Oedipus songs from LP Oedipus Yes
2009 The Flood Single Saw VI Soundtrack Yes
2008 Lax-N-Busto LP La Luna Yes Yes Yes
2008 Godhead Single At The Edge Yes
2008 The Northern Crowns EP The Northern Crownes Yes Yes Yes
2008 5 Years and Counting EP Yes
2008 Belladonna LP The Noir Album Yes
2008 Lisa Haley LP King Cake Yes Yes Yes
2008 Surface Rising EP Co-Producer
2008 The Cliks LP Dirty King Yes Yes Yes
2008 KLIK LP Yes Yes Yes
2008 Henchman LP Yes Yes Yes
2008 Hiatus Road EP Yes
2008 Johnny Cash Songs From The Legend Of Yes Yes Certified Platinum
2008 Chingalera LP Dose Co-Producer
2008 T-Ka LP And Maybe A Tree Will Rise Out Of Me Yes Yes Yes
2008 Zerocreep EP Yes
2008 Mojada LP Yes
2008 Nikki Sjoberg EP Yes
2008 Econoline Crush LP Ignite Yes Yes Yes
2008 AntiProduct LP Yes
2008 Black Current EP Yes
2008 Kill The Capitol LP Yes Yes
2007 Elixir Single Yes
2007 Cog LP Sharing Space Yes Yes Yes
2007 Mink LP Mink Yes Yes Yes
2007 Jordan Earle EP Co-Producer
2007 Lax-N-Busto LP Relax Yes Yes Yes
2007 Supe LP Yes
2007 Mankind Is Obsolete LP Trapped Inside Yes
2007 Hit By A Bus LP Detonator Co-Producer
2007 Savoy LP Yes
2007 Apside EP Yes Yes Yes
2007 Chyshuga LP Dirtbag Limo Yes Yes
2007 Immune LP Nothing Left To Believe Yes Yes Yes
2007 The Ambulance LP Removals Yes
2007 Basic Rock Outfit LP Thank You Yes
2006 Midnight To Twelve LP King Of Spain Yes Yes Yes
2006 Mt. Helium LP Faces Yes
2006 Annie Mac LP Ignition Yes
2006 Grimwah EP Yes
2006 Fragile Massy EP Yes Yes Yes
2006 Mats Halvorson EP Yes
2006 Apex Theory EP Lightpost Yes
2006 Showbread LP Age Of Reptiles Yes
2006 Teri Falini LP The Room Yes
2006 Silver Griffin LP Here In The Night Yes Yes Yes
2006 Fighting Zero EP Scissors Yes
2006 Cryptobiotic LP Imperfections Yes Yes Yes
2006 Hi-Tech Hate Single Yes Yes Yes
2006 Revision 6 EP Yes
2006 Five Star Iris LP Starry Eyed Yes Yes
2006 Bleed The Day LP Yes
2006 Sonagirl EP Yes
2006 Major Parkinson LP (debut) Yes Yes Yes
2006 Unoma LP Beginning Of The End Yes
2006 Appogee LP Yes Yes
2006 P.T.P. LP Drop Of Ink Yes
2006 Tripdavon LP Enlightened Operative Yes
2006 Atomic LP Yes
2006 Axis II LP Yes
2006 Furia LP Yes Yes Yes
2006 Ember EP Yes
2005 Art Of Death LP Yes
2005 Seek Irony LP Tech And Roll Yes
2005 Supe EP Grow In The Cold Yes
2005 Zeromind EP Ground Zero Yes
2005 D-Drive LP Yes
2005 Skies Of America LP Shine Yes Yes Yes
2005 Casanovas LP Overload Yes Yes Yes
2005 Echo Jet LP California Blur Yes Yes
2005 Levelsix EP Co-Producer
2005 Animal Alpha LP Pheremones Yes Yes Yes Certified Gold
2005 Revery EP Yes
2005 Staple LP Of Truth And.. Yes Yes Yes
2005 Re:Ignition LP True Love Yes Yes Yes
2005 Scott Huckabay LP Secret Portal Co-Producer
2005 Adjacent To Nothing LP Hungry Yes Yes Yes
2005 The Girlfriend Experience EP Yes
2005 Solid State Logic LP Circuitry Yes Yes Yes
2005 Nevercore EP Co-Producer
2004 DFive9 EP Yes
2004 Spiderbait LP Alright Tonight Yes Yes Yes Certified Platinum
2004 Amish Rakefight LP Fellow Prisoners Yes
2004 Agynst EP Off The Record Yes Yes Yes
2004 Hap-Hazard EP Crooked South Co-Producer
2004 Southern Bitch EP Yes
2004 Showbread LP Nihilism Yes Yes Yes
2004 Fear Makes Perfect EP Affairs Yes Yes Yes
2004 Aggressive Persuasion EP Co-Producer
2004 Sugatrip EP Yes Yes Yes
2004 Hammerface EP Yes Yes Yes
2004 Henchman LP Unmistaken Yes
2004 Breathe. LP Yes Yes Yes
2004 Born Tonight EP Yes Yes Co-Producer
2004 Jungkshen EP Co-Producer
2004 Dishwalla LP Yes Yes Yes
2004 Trip Device EP Yes Yes Yes
2004 Kanybl Kaow EP Co-Producer
2004 Madside LP (Debut) Yes Yes Yes
2004 The Morning After LP Co-Producer
2004 Picket Line LP Chapter :End Co-Producer
2004 COG LP The New Normal Yes Yes Yes
2004 Mnemonic LP Co-Producer
2004 Bigbang LP Yes
2004 Teri Falini LP Sun Under Me Yes
2003 Zed LP Little Empire Yes Yes Yes
2003 Splyt LP Break-Up Yes Yes Yes
2003 Ixia EP Yes Yes Yes
2003 Sophie B. Hawkins Singles Wilderness Yes
2003 Fighting Jacks LP The Dying Art… Yes Yes Yes
2003 Seven Mary Three Singles Dislocation Yes Yes Yes
2003 Simon Stinger LP Some Kinda… Yes Yes Yes
2002 Acroma LP Orbitals Yes Yes Yes
2002 Lustra EP Left For Dead Yes Yes
2002 Dead Star Hotel EP Yes Yes Yes
2001 Lollipop Lust Kill LP (Debut) So Called Knife Yes
2001 Tallman LP (Debut) Yes Yes Yes
2001 Virgos LP (Debut) Yes Yes
2001 Insolence Single Poison Well Yes
2000 Insolence LP Revolution Yes
2000 Insolence Single Natural High - Little Nikki Yes Yes Yes
2000 System Of A Down Single Storaged - Heavy Metal 2000 Yes
2000 Loudermilk LP The Red Record Yes
2000 Powerman 5000 Single Get On - Scream 3 Yes
2000 Sevendust Single Fall - Scream 3 Yes Yes Yes
2000 System Of A Down Single Spiders - Scream 3 Yes
2000 Powerman 5000 Single Nobody's Real - End of Days Yes
2000 Shivaree LP I Oughtta Give You a Shot in the Head Yes
1999 Second Coming Single Yes
1999 Deadlights LP (Debut) Yes Yes Yes
1999 System Of A Down Single Marmalade Yes
1998 Powerman 5000 LP Tonight The Stars Revolt Yes Yes Certified Platinum
1998 Cyclefly LP Generation Sap Yes Yes Yes
1998 Melissa Etheridge Singles Yes
1998 Dig Singles Life Like Yes
1998 Firewater LP The Ponzi Scheme Yes
1998 System of a Down LP Yes Certified Gold
1998 Smashing Pumpkins Single Machina II: The Friends and Enemies of Modern Music Yes
1998 Kula Shaker Single K Yes Yes
1998 Reef LP Rides Yes
1998 Toyshop LP Party Up Yes
1998 Cowboy Mouth Singles Mercyland Yes
1997 Kula Shaker Remix from K Hush Yes
1997 The Outsiders[disambiguation needed] LP Viper Room Yes
1997 Porno For Pyros LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Alanis Morissette LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Foo Fighters LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Blur LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Bjork LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Lee Perry LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Patti Smith LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Beck LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Rage Against The Machine LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Smashing Pumpkins LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Fugees LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Cibo Matto LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Pavement LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Sonic Youth LP Tibetan Freedom Concert Yes Yes Co-Producer
1997 Econoline Crush LP The Devil You Know Yes Yes Yes Certified Platinum
1997 Reef Single Don't You Like It Yes
1997 Luscious Jackson Remix Naked Eye Yes
1997 Flea / Jewel Singles Co-Producer
1997 Glueleg LP Clodhopper Yes Yes Yes
1997 Old Hickory LP Other Eras Yes Yes Yes
1997 Deftones Single Can't Even Breathe - Escape From L.A. Yes
1997 Mary Beats Jane LP Locust Yes
1996 Red Hot Chili Peppers Alt Mixes One Hot Minute Yes
1996 Red Hot Chili Peppers Single Love Rollercoaster - Beavis and Butthead Yes Yes Yes Certified Gold
1996 Johnny Cash LP Unchained Yes Yes
1996 R.E.M. Road Movie Yes
1996 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Climb That Hill - She's The One Yes Yes
1996 Donovan LP Surtras - "Eldorado" Yes
1996 Love and Rockets Sweet F.A. Yes Yes
1996 Pygmy Love Circus Single Drug Run Yes
1996 Dis-Incorporated LP Yes Yes
1996 Horsehead LP Onism Yes Yes Yes
1996 Oingo Boingo LP Farewell Yes
1996 Bigelf LP Closer To Doom Yes
1995 Skunk Anansie LP Paranoid and Sunburnt Yes Yes Certified Gold
1995 Machines of Loving Grace LP Gilt Yes Yes Yes
1995 Seigmen LP Metropolis Yes Yes Yes Certified Gold
1995 Brutal Juice LP Mutilation Yes Yes Yes
1995 Slayer LP Divine Intervention Yes
1994 Luscious Jackson Single Deep Shag Yes
1994 Stomp Box - Columbia LP Stress Yes Yes Yes
1994 Babes in Toyland Single Say What You Want - S.F.W Yes Yes Yes
1994 Spade Ghetto Destruction LP Spade Ghetto Destruction Yes Yes Yes
1994 Seigmen LP Total Yes Yes Yes
1993 Tool LP Undertow Yes Yes Certified Platinum
1993 Greta LP No Biting Yes Yes Yes
1992 Green Jelly Cereal Killer Yes Yes Yes Certified Gold
1992 Stikkitty LP In This Age Yes Yes Yes
1992 Tool LP Opiate Yes Yes Yes Certified Platinum
1992 Patti LaBelle Single Asst. Eng
1992 Ingrid Chavez Single Crystal City Cry Yes
1992 Carmen Elektra Single Yes
1992 Louie Louie Single Asst. Eng
1991 Prince Remix Cream Asst. Eng
1991 Prince LP Diamonds And Pearls Yes Asst. Eng, Certified Multi-Platinum
1991 Fishbone LP Reality Of My… Asst. Eng
1991 Kate Bush Single Asst. Eng
1991 George Clinton Single Asst. Eng
1991 Green Jello LP (Vinyl) Cereal Killer Yes Yes Yes
1991 Elton John Single Nobody's…. Asst. Eng
1991 Tom Jones LP Asst. Eng
1991 Jefferson Starship LP Asst. Eng
1991 Paul Schaffer Band Single Asst. Eng
1991 Enuff Z'Nuff LP Strength Asst. Eng
1991 Sheena Easton Single Asst. Eng
1991 Kylie Minogue Single Asst. Eng
1991 Paula Abdul LP Spellbound Yes Asst. Eng
1991 Ziggy Marley Live Yes
1991 Eric Burdon LP Asst. Eng
1990 Prince EP New Power Generation Yes Asst. Eng
1990 Prince LP Grafitti Bridge
1990 Junkyard LP Yes Yes
1990 Wendy and Lisa Single Waterfall Asst. Eng
1990 Mavis Staples Single Asst. Eng
1990 Rosie Gaines Single Asst. Eng
1990 Paula Abdul Single Asst. Eng
1990 Aerosmith Remix The Other Side Yes Co-Mix
1990 Seal Single Asst. Eng
1990 Babyface Single Asst. Eng
1990 Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark LP Asst. Eng
1989 Big Daddy Kane Single It's A Big Daddy Thing Asst. Eng
1990 Young MC LP Brainstorm Asst. Eng
1990 Bobby Brown Single Freesyle Mega-Mix Asst. Eng
1990 Queen LP Asst. Eng
1990 New Edition Single Asst. Eng
1990 Teddy Riley Single Asst. Eng
1990 Spandau Ballet LP Asst. Eng
1990 Bebe and Cece Winan - featuring MC Hammer Single The Blood Yes
1990 Danzig LP Lucifuge II Asst. Eng
1990 Geto Boys LP Asst. Eng
1990 The Time Remix Chocolate (remix) Yes
1990 Apollo Smile LP Yes
1990 Black Crowes LP Shake Your Moneymaker Asst. Eng
1990 The Jacksons LP 2300 Jackson St Asst. Eng
1990 Ryuchi Sakamoto LP Soundtrack to "Black Rain" Asst. Eng
1989 The Big F LP (Debut) Asst. Eng
1989 Trouble LP Asst. Eng
1989 Julio Iglesias LP Starry Night Asst. Eng
1989 Jermaine Jackson LP Asst. Eng
1989 Barbara Streisand LP Broadway Album Asst. Eng
1988 Mechanical Bride Single 37 Senses Yes
1987 Exodus LP Pleasures Of The Flesh Yes
1987 Joe Satriani LP Surfing With The Alien Asst. Eng
1987 Femme Fatale Single I Need A Date Yes
1987 Malibu Barbie EP Rude Girls Yes Yes Yes
1987 Adolescents LP Rat Music Vol. II Yes Yes Yes
1987 Mojo Nixon LP Rat Music Vol. II Yes Yes Yes
1987 Raw Power LP Rat Music Vol. II Yes Yes Yes
1987 Doggie Style LP Rat Music Vol. II Yes Yes Yes
1986 KLO LP (Debut) Asst. Eng
1986 The Sea Hags LP (Debut) Yes Yes Co-Producer
1986 The Beatnigs Single Television Yes Yes Yes
1986 Tuxedo Moon live LP Yes
1985 Verbal Abuse LP Rocks Your Liver Yes Yes Yes
1984 New Riders Of The Purple Sage single Asst. Eng
1984 Bobby Hutcherson LP Color Schemes Asst. Eng
1984 Mechanical Bride single Keep Walking Yes Yes Yes

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