Alan Parsons has released a new song called “All Our Yesterdays.” The new single on iTunes includes a bonus track “Alpha Centauri,” which is the official theme song of the Art and Science of Sound Recording.
After almost 2 years in production, Alan Parsons presents a living encyclopedia on sound recording and techniques. The project, filmed in HD, is available on 3 DVDs, totaling more than seven hours of original footage. Technical tips, practical advice and instruction, insider views around world famous studios and artist interviews are all presented in the ASSR series, the Art and Science of Sound Recording.
Narrated by Billy Bob Thorton, the ASSR series covers Vocals, Acoustic Guitar with Voice, Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, MIDI, EQ, Delays, Noise Gates, Recording a Choir, Studio Acoustics, Microphones, Consoles & Controllers, Digital Audio & Computers, Monitoring, Compressors & Limiters, Reverb, Internet Recording, Mixing and Approaches to Live Recording. Some sections can be streamed from the website after a free registration.
The Wikipedia page for Alan Parsons enlightened me on several facts about this famous audio engineer, producer, and composer…
- 10 Grammy Awards for Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical)
- Engineered albums for not only for The Hollies, The Beatles and Pink Floyd, but also produced albums for Ambrosia (Somewhere I’ve Never Travelled in 1976) and Al Stewart (Year of the Cat 1976 & Time Passages 1978.)
- Produced 2 Motion Picture Soundtracks, Ice Castles in 1979 and Ladyhawke in 1985.
Official Site: AlanParsonsMusic.com
Facebook Page: Facebook.com/AlanParsons
Authentik Artists content company of independent artists: AuthentikArtists.com
Thursday, June 17th, 2010
Written by: Mike Withrow
Posted in Classic Rock, Guitars, Rock & Roll, Video