RSR230 – M Allen Parker – Chief Engineer at Easy Eye Sound with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR230 – M Allen Parker – Chief Engineer at Easy Eye Sound with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys

Allen talked about Easy Eye Sound and recording with Dan Auerbach, the importance of bleed, how to record acoustic guitar, vocals, and drums, Bentonian Blues, mic placement and mixing. Plus lots more!

My guest today is Allen Parker a recording engineer originally from Atlanta, GA now in Nashville managing Easy Eye Sound and working closely with artist and producer Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.

Allen grew up playing both drums and percussion in classical ensembles and rock bands before  getting his degree in music business and production at Belmont University followed by becoming a staff engineer at Ocean Way Nashville for several years, where he quickly developed professional and personal relationships with many of music city’s finest musicians, engineers, and producers like Dan Auerbach, Jay Joyce, Ross Copperman and mentor, Ben Fowler. 

For the last decade he has devoted himself to freelance work and now in numerous Nashville studios. Since January 2016 Allen has been the Chief Engineer and Studio Manager at Easy Eye Sound; A Nashville based studio owned by artist/ producer Dan Auerbach. 

Allen’s client list includes the likes of Dan Auerbach, Dierks Bentley, Joe Walsh, Yola, Blake Shelton, Robert Finley, and many other cool artists.

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