Ted Hutt

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Ted Hutt
OriginUnited Kingdom
Occupation(s)Record producer, musician, songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, bass, mandolin, banjo

Ted Hutt is a British Grammy Award-winning record producer, musician, and songwriter, residing in Los Angeles, California, United States. He was the original guitar player and one of the founding members for The Promise, The Great Unwashed, Gods Hotel, Reacharound, and Flogging Molly.

Career[edit]

After his departure from Flogging Molly, to pursue record production, Hutt has worked with The Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly, including their RIAA certified Gold recording Drunken Lullabies and its followup Within a Mile of Home, The Bouncing Souls, Lucero, Dropkick Murphys, Nahko and Medicine for the People, The Devil Makes Three, Violent Femmes, Tiger Army, Brian Fallon, Old Crow Medicine Show and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones amongst other notable artists.

In December 2008 eMusic named The '59 Sound by The Gaslight Anthem the best album of 2008.[1] NME rated it as one of the best album of the year.[2] The album's title track was included in Rolling Stone's top 100 songs of the year.[3] and received an 8.6/10 rating from Pitchfork Media.[4]

Hutt also produced the band's third album American Slang for SideOneDummy. Recorded at Magic Shop Studios NYC and released June 15, 2010 it debuted at number 16 on Billboard 200,[5] number 18 on the UK Albums Chart and number 1 on both US[5] and UK indie top 100s. It also featured a song "The Diamond Church Street Choir" which was number 39 in Rolling Stone's top 50 songs of 2010[6] and the album was included in a number of major publication's best of 2010 lists including Spin,[7] Kerrang!,[8] Uncut and the UK style and music magazine Clash.[9] Both The '59 Sound has been certified Gold and American Slang Silver in the UK by the BPI.

Also in 2010, Hutt produced and mixed the Dropkick Murphy's Going Out In Style. Recorded in Cambridge Mass at Q Division Studio's it features a guest appearance by Bruce Springsteen. It was released March 1, 2011 entering the Billboard 200 chart at number 6, making it the highest charting album in the band's history, selling 43,000 copies in its first week.[10] He produced and mixed Gaslight Anthem Brian Fallons new project The Horrible Crowes "Elsie". On December 2, 2011, Huffington Post blogger Jon Chattman named "Elsie" the number 2 album of 2011. He wrote, "Out of nowhere, this Gaslight Anthem (don't call it a) side project resonated with me so strongly. There's not a bad song on this."[11] Also Old Crow Medicine Show's Carry Me Back sold over 17,000 copies in its debut week, landing at number 22 on the Billboard 200 in August 2012, leading to both the band's best ever sales week and their highest ever charting position. The album also was number 1 on both the Bluegrass and Folk charts and number 4 in the Country album in the nation[12] It remained on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart for over 21 weeks. Later that year he produced the Dropkick Murphy's second top 10 album Signed and Sealed in Blood which reached number 9 on the Billboard 200 in January 2013.[13]

In 2014, Hutt produced and mixed the Old Crow Medicine Show album, Remedy, which reached number 15 on Billboard 200[14] and was the 57th Annual Grammy Awards winner for Best Folk Album. The song "Sweet Amarillo" was number 20 on Rolling Stone 's 50 best songs of 2014.[15] Also, in the same year, he recorded Getting Through with The Riptide Movement at Grouse Lodge Studios, County Westmeath, Ireland, released on 4 April 2014 by Universal Music Group. It reached number #1 on the Irish Albums Chart and was certified Gold by the IRMA.[16]

In 2015, Hutt produced and mixed Go Betty Go's first recording in a decade, an EP titled Reboot. He also produced all of their previous releases.

In 2016, he produced his third Dropkick Murphys record, which was also the third produced by Hutt to make the top 10 on the US chart.[17] Recorded at Sonic Ranch in El Paso, Texas, 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory was released on January 6, 2017, and reached number 8 on the Billboard 200 and number 1 on both the Billboard Alternative and Rock Charts.

In June 2019, Hutt, alongside The Pogues James Fearnley and Marc Orrell of Dropkick Murphys, announced the formation of a new supergroup, The Walker Roaders. The Walker Roaders' debut record was released on August 23, 2019.[18]

Production discography[edit]

Year Artist Album Label Credit(s)
2002 Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies SideOneDummy Records Producer, Mixed
Madcap East to West SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
Crashpalace Crashpalace Trauma Produced
2003 The Flash Express Introducing the Dynamite Sound of Hit It Now! Records Produced, Engineered, Mixed
2004 MxPx B-Movie SideOneDummy Records Mixed
Flogging Molly Within a Mile of Home SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
Madcap Under Suspicion Victory Records Produced, Mixed
Go Betty Go Worst Enemy EP SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
Diana Anaid Beautiful Obscene Five Crowns Produced, Bass
2005 Go Betty Go Nothing Is More SideOneDummy Records Banjo, Produced, Mixed
2006 Flogging Molly Whiskey on a Sunday SideOneDummy Records Producer, Mixed
The Bouncing Souls The Gold Record Epitaph Records Produced, Mixed
Street Dogs Fading American Dream DRT Entertainment Produced, Mixed
Scotch Greens Professional DRT Entertainment Produced, Mixed
2007 Chuck Ragan Feast or Famine SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed, Mandolin
Los Feliz SideOneDummy Records Mandolin
2008 The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
"Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" Single SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
Bayside Live at the Bayside Social Club Victory Records Produced, Mixed
Street Dogs State of Grace Hellcat Records Produced, Mixed, Guitar
2009 Lucero 1372 Overton Park Universal Republic Produced, Mixed
The Bouncing Souls "Gasoline" Single Chunksaah Records Produced, Mixed
20th Anniversary Series Chunksaah Records Produced, Mixed
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Pin Points and Gin Joints Big Rig Records Produced, Mixed
Audra Mae Haunt EP SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed, Guitar, Bass, Banjo Dobro
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band Palace and Stage SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
Nathen Maxwell Nathen Maxwell and the O.B.G. SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixe,. Guitar, Dobro
2010 Fake Problems Real Ghosts Caught On Tape SideOneDummy Records Producing, Mixing
The Gaslight Anthem "Tumbling Dice" 7" SideOneDummy Records Production, Engineering
American Slang SideOneDummy Records Producing, Mixing
Audra Mae Happiest Lamb SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed, Guitar, Dobro, Dulcimer, Bass
Jesse Malin Love It to Life SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed, Guitar
The Bouncing Souls Ghosts on the Boardwalk Chunksaah Records Produced, Mixed, Slide Guitar
2011 Dropkick Murphys Going Out In Style Born & Bred Records Producing, Mixing
Danny and the Champions of the World Hearts and Arrows Loose Music Guitar, Mixed
The Horrible Crowes Elsie SideOneDummy Records Guitar, Produced, Mixed
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones The Magic of Youth Big Rig Records Produced, Mixed
2012 Lucero Women & Work ATO Records Produced, Mixed
Riverboat Gamblers The Wolf You Feed Volcom Entertainment Pre Produced
Old Crow Medicine Show Carry Me Back ATO Records Produced, Mixed
2013 Bobby Long TBD ATO Records Produced, Mixed
Dropkick Murphys Signed and Sealed in Blood Born & Bred Records Producer
Georgia Fair TBD Sony Music Produced, Mixed
Transit Young New England Rise Records Producer
Yellow Red Sparks TBD ORG Music Produced
2014 Old Crow Medicine Show Remedy ATO Records Produced, Mixed
The Riptide Movement Getting Through Universal Music Produced, Mixed
2015 Go Betty Go Reboot Independent Produced, Mixed, Guitar tracks 3, 6
Skinny Lister Down on Deptford Broadway Xtra Mile Recordings Produced, Mixed, Guitar
Lucero All a Man Should Do ATO Records Produced, Mixed
2016 Tiger Army V •••– Rise Records Produced, Mixed, Acoustic guitar
Nahko and Medicine for the People HOKA SideOneDummy Records Produced, Mixed
The Riptide Movement Ghosts Universal Music Produced, Mixed, Guitar
2017 Dropkick Murphys 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory Born & Bred Records Producer, Mixed
Old Crow Medicine Show Blonde on Blonde Columbia Records Mixed
Dustbowl Revival Dustbowl Revival Signature Sounds Recordings Producer, Mixed
2018 The Mighty Mighty Bosstones While We're at It Big Rig Records Producer
Brian Fallon Sleepwalkers Island Records Producer, Mixed
The Devil Makes Three Chains Are Broken New West Records Producer, Mixed
2019 Tiger Army Retrofuture Rise Records Producer, Mixed
Violent Femmes Hotel Last Resort PIAS Recordings Producer, Mixed
2020 The Claudettes High Times in the Dark Forty Below Records Producer, Mixed
2021 Dropkick Murphys Turn Up That Dial Born & Bred Records Producer, Mixed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Best Albums of 2008". eMusic. December 2008. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "NME's Top 50 Albums Of 2008". Stereogum. December 11, 2008.
  3. ^ "Music News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  4. ^ Breihan, Tom (November 25, 2008). "The '59 Sound". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on December 2, 2008. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ a b "American Slang - The Gaslight Anthem". Billboard.com. Retrieved April 18, 2011.
  6. ^ "50 Best Songs of 2010". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 18, 2011.
  7. ^ Wood, Mikael. "The 40 Best Albums of 2010". Spin. Retrieved April 18, 2011.
  8. ^ "Kerrang!'s Top 20 albums of 2010". Kerrang!. December 21, 2010.
  9. ^ "Clash's Top 40 Albums of 2010". Clash. December 6, 2010.
  10. ^ Caulfield, Keith (March 9, 2011). "Adele Holds Atop Billboard 200, Marsha Ambrosius Bows at No. 2". Billboard.com.
  11. ^ Chattman, Jon (December 4, 2011). "Beyond Adele: Bon Iver Leads My 20 & 11 in 2011". Huffington Post.
  12. ^ "Congratulations To Old Crow Medicine Show On Their Career High Chart Debut!" Nettwerk Music Group, July 31, 2012.
  13. ^ [1][dead link]
  14. ^ [2][dead link]
  15. ^ "50 Best Songs of 2014". Rolling Stone. 3 December 2014. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  16. ^ "IRMA – Irish Recorded Music Association". Irma.ie. Retrieved April 10, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Dropkick Murphys & Halestorm Lead Rock Albums Charts". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  18. ^ "The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys, and Flogging Molly members form new Irish supergroup". IrishCentral.com. 2019-07-01. Retrieved 2019-07-03.

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