Select two influential producers. Write a report that provides an analysis of key works that define them as a creative force. Ensure that you provide a descriptive overview of the key elements of each producer’s style. Using a variety of examples, consider how their professional work has contributed to developments within the field.



America – Homecoming (Producer/Engineer/Mix/Surround Mix)

Donald Fagen – Morph The Cat (Mix)

Donald Fagen – The Night Fly (Producer/Engineer/Mix)

Eagles – Hell Freezes Over (Producer/Engineer/Mix)

Eagles – Long Road Out of Eden (Mix)

Queen – A Night at the Opera (Surround Mix)

Steely Dan – Aja (Engineer)

Steely Dan – Gaucho (Engineer/Mix)

Steely Dan – Two Against Nature (Engineer)

Toto – Toto IV (Mix/Surround Mix)


Wikipedia [Accessed: 10.11.11]

Excerpt Interview – The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Discography JD [Accessed 11.11.11]

Discography [Accessed 12.11.11]

Mix [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Guitar Jam Daily Interview Session 1 [Accessed: 12.11.11]

Guitar Jam Daily Interview Session 2 [Accessed: 12.11.11] – ELS Surround Sound [Accessed: 19.11.11] – Still In The Mix [Accessed: 20.11.11] – Q&A with Elliot Scheiner [Accessed: 20.11.11]

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Elliot Scheiner Interview, pp.218-228, Owsinski, B. 2006, The Mixing Engineer’s Handbook, 2nd edition, Thomson Course Technology PTR, Boston.


Record [Accessed: 10.11.11]

Safari Books – How Does It Sound Now? [Accessed: 19.11.11]

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