RSR294 – Brian Lucey – Mastering Music Is All About Love Not Fear - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR294 – Brian Lucey – Mastering Music Is All About Love Not Fear

Put away your lab coat dude! Brian Lucey talked about the importance of creating music from a place of love rather than fear and why mastering is more about getting the feeling right than about how many pencils you have in your pocket protector...

My guest today is Brian Lucey, widely considered one of the very best mastering engineers. He began in the late 80s in NYC East Village as a professional musician (guitar, voice, piano) then became a student of Robert Fripp and Guitar Craft through the early/mid 90s. Mastering began in the late 90s and his experience in all other phases has lead to a distinctly musical approach to mastering. Brian works out of Los Angeles at Magic Garden Mastering.

Select Credits include: Chet Faker, Depeche Mode, Lucinda Williams, Elvis Costello, Shania Twain, Marilyn Manson, Green Day, The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, Cage The Elephant, Dr John, Ghost and thousands more…

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