Working Class Audio #172 with Mark Needham!!!
Mark Needham is a mix/recording engineer and producer with 40+ years experience in the music business.
Originally from Eureka CA, Mark moved to San Francisco, co-founded the Blue Bear School of Music and taught music recording. Also, he built Bear West Recording, and his first client (in studio) was blues great Taj Mahal. During this phase of his career in SF, he worked with notable local acts, including platinum selling artists Cake & Chris Isaak. In 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, where his initial projects were Fleetwood Mac’s 1st collection of new material in 8 years, “Say You Will” and multi-platinum ‘Hot Fuss’ by The Killers. Recent clients include an array of internationally recognized superstar artists including: Imagine Dragons, Shakira, Pink, and Dolly Parton.
About this Interview:
Mark joins me to talk about his early Bay Area days, working with Chris Isaak, Lindsey Buckingham, the Killers and Imagine Dragons, band development, working in Nashville, survival and moving to Los Angeles. Enjoy! – Matt