RSR172 – Tim Lauer – Writing, Composing, And Producing Music For The TV Show Nashville. - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR172 – Tim Lauer – Writing, Composing, And Producing Music For The TV Show Nashville.

Tim talked about his early studio gear, how miking for a tv recording is different from a record, how to write to picture, the importance of tension and repose, and finding the perfect vocal range, key, and tempo for a singer. And lots lots more!

My guest today is Tim Lauer, a Nashville based composer, producer, songwriter, and musician. He recently completed his second season as Executive Music Producer for the television show Nashville. He produced over 125 cast recordings for the Nashville show and was also EMP for Greenleaf Season 1 and wrote and produced the main title song performed by Mavis Staples.

Tim is an Emmy-nominated writer whose songs have been featured in advertisements for BMW, Target, L'Oreal, Coke and Microsoft and well as tv shows One Tree Hill, Drop Dead Diva, Hung, The White Queen, Homeland, Teen Wolf, Pretty Little Liars and Cougar Town.  

He has played on over 300 major label albums, recording with a wide variety of artists including Robert Plant, Taylor Swift, The Civil Wars, Chris Cornell, Keith Urban, Rodney Crowell, Dolly Parton, Sheryl Crow, Megadeth, and Joan Baez.

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