RSR174 - Brian Charles - Designing Transatlantic Plate Reverb and Recording Indi Rock in Boston at Zippah Studios - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR174 – Brian Charles – Designing Transatlantic Plate Reverb and Recording Indi Rock in Boston at Zippah Studios

Brian talked about designing his new plugin Transatlantic Plate Reverb, tube gear, drums, guitars, recording vocals, and how to fix bad bass with your mix.

My guest today is Brian Charles, a producer, engineer, and now plugin designer from Boston Massachusetts. Brian’s studio (Zippah) has become a renowned destination for indie rock bands from New England and around the world.

As the producer/guitarist in the late 90’s band “The Sheila Divine” Brian still tours Europe and makes records with the group and continues to grow his network of younger bands to make records with.

Brian’s credits span 30 years of record making, from the punk band  “The Vatican Commandos” (fronted by a young Moby) in the 80’s. To the indie guitar pop of the 90’s from bands like The Gigolo Aunts, Dirt Merchants and The Figgs to the present day with artists like Mike Slap and power trio “Weakened Friends”.

Embracing the idea that to create a successful life in music these days, you have to do everything you know how to do...with a passion, Brian also created a plug-in company (Rare Signals) with a few of his musician friends, and they recently released their first plug-in, called the “Transatlantic Plate Reverb”, which really sounds fantastic.

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