Mike Elizondo chooses 8361 & W371 for his Nashville studio 20.09.2020 GRAMMY-winning producer and songwriter Mike Elizondo is among music’s most versatile talents, with credits ranging from 50 Cent, Eminem and Mary J. Blige to Carrie Underwood, Twenty One Pilots, Ry Cooder, Fiona Apple and beyond. A lot of these embellishments happen as we are simultaneously mixing. It depends on the track whether you want that human element to it, or have everything just totally locked. I have lots of different analogue boxes, like Urei 1073, API 5050 and 5060, Avalon, Universal Audio, Urei 1176, Neve 2254, Manley line mixer, and so on. Juli 2016 Off Road 2. Photo: Eden Bakti"I began playing piano at age nine, saxophone at age 12, and bass aged 14 at high school because there were no other bass players, so I did not have any competition and could immediately become the best bass player at school! I get equally excited about these things, which is why I'll continue to do session work. At this, he's been more successful than most. Apple agreed to re-record her songs with another producer, and in the beginning of 2004 hooked herself up with Elizondo. Then Dre would usually throw up some drum beats, and then we’d fire up the keyboards and G5 (Apple) computer. Contribute to IMDb. Strange sounds come in and out all the time, without distracting from the songs. On the track 'Timps' I programmed a rhythm on the MPC4000 that I thought would sound cool with Fiona's vocal, and then we layered that with real marimbas, vibes, piano, a whole load of keyboards, and I played Minimoog bass on it. 2, Party Tyme Karaoke: Country Mega Pack, Vol. It’s my dream scenario.”. So when he reached out to a trusted friend who has his finger on the pulse of the latest and greatest audio products, and the friend recommended Genelec 8361A monitors and the W371A systems for the new space, Elizondo did not hesitate to commit. When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks Like a King... Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack], Unpregnant [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack], The Ultimate Workout Collection: Blood Sweat And Tears, The Ultimate Skate Hip-Hop Album, Vol. He ended up writing nine, complete songs in just two weeks, which was amazing.
People started to call me up to write with them.’. ‘The first song [I co-wrote] that came out was ‘The Real Slim Shady’,’ recalled Elizondo. I’m doing what He wants me to be doing.’.
They are very intuitive, you can get a great feel out of them, and it's easier to manipulate things to feel a certain way. Mike Elizondo's main instrument is still bass guitar, and he is an in-demand session player. Alex da Kid (Executive Producer) Eminem; Mike Elizondo; Mark Batson; Symbolyc One; Jayson DeZuzio; Labrinth; Epikh Pro; Skylar Grey; Studio(s) Grizzly Manor Studios, Park City (Utah) Chronologie Don’t Look Down (2013) Natural Causes — Singleauskopplungen 31. ‘Having a hit song on the radio definitely changed my world, in terms of being in the music business,’ he explained. And a key component of his new setup is his pair of W371A Smart Active Woofer Systems and 8361A Smart Active Monitors™ from Genelec, which he sourced through Vintage King in Nashville.
"The MPC is the session brain from which the MIDI clock is run as well.
All contents copyright © SOS Publications Group and/or its licensors, 1985-2020. Left, from top: Manley line mixer, MOTU MIDI Timepiece synchroniser (x2), MOTU 828 interface (x2). During the sessions with Dre we set up with maybe two or three musical stations, and my station will have a guitar rig and a bass rig and a soft-synth rig, which is basically a G5 with everything from Reason to Logic and a whole library of sounds and samples and soft synths. Mary J Blige added her vocals to that track.". "I'm plugged in like crazy," he says. I was busy in the studio working with Dre on several other, artist projects. and Activision), Sonic Lost World - Team Sonic & Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2013, 2014 DLC Release - Sonic Team, Neversoft Entertainment, Raven Software, Infinity Ward, High Moon Studios, Nerve Software, Sega, WBIE and Activision), Team Sonic Racing - The Search for the Northern Lights (2019, 2020 DLC - Avalanche Software, Sumo Digital, Lightstorm Entertainment, Raven Software, Vicarious Visions, Sanzaru Games, Sega, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Activision), Sonic Forces: The Final Battle - Escape from Arendelle (2017, 2019 DLC Release - Sonic Team, Raven Software, Beenox, Vicarious Visions, Sledgehammer Games, Toys for Bob, Beachhead Studios, Sega, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Activision), Frozen (2013 - Warner Bros. Pictures, Warner Animation Group, Village Roadshow Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, The Kerner Entertainment Company, Vertigo Entertainment and Lin Pictures), Best Interpretation of a Video Game Character in Movie, Face-Off: Best Commissioner Gordon from Batman, Sins of the Father: The Book of Redemption, Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special, You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Kylie Minogue: Kylie Fever 2002 in Concert - Live in Manchester, Jag bryr mig inte om vad andra tycker om mig, Ciara Feat. It was in 1997 that Elizondo began writing with Atlantic artist, Poe. I can push a button, and it feels like the Genelecs are right in front of me no matter where I’m positioned. 1: In Da Mix with DJ Def, Now That's What I Call the Lounge-O-Leers Two, Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped, Vol. It may be subliminal, but might give a certain mood or texture.
"Dre and I had written 'In Da Club' for a different artist and it sat around for a few months, until 50 Cent came into town and we played it for him. Even though it is the same harmonic progression, you can do things to really lift certain sections, to make it sound as if there is some sort of form to the song, as opposed to just a bland loop without any changes. Right, from top: Alesis Masterlink CD master recorder, TC Electronic Fireworx effects, Yamaha SPX200 effects, API parametric and graphic EQs, Tube-Tech CL1B compressor and Teletronix LA2A compressor. September 2016 Come Up for Air 16. Some of Elizondo's many vintage keyboards: from top, Moog Opus 3 string machine, Moog Prodigy synth and Wurlitzer EP200 electric piano.Photo: Eden Bakti"I was presented with the material that Fiona had worked on with Jon Brion, and for one reason or another she wanted to hear different interpretations of them," recalls the bassist/producer. ‘Steve was the one early on, who truly believed in my potential as a songwriter,’ said Elizondo. The engineers make notes of all the sounds, so that when the artist comes along and he wants to work on a certain track, we can immediately recall everything. ‘I feel very blessed that I’ve had such great opportunities, and to work with such great people. "Because I have a family, I wanted to have a studio close to home. ‘We have a routine for writing and recording. Now with Pro Tools we have the option of looping things. Musician, songwriter, and Grammy-nominated producer, Mike Elizondo is best known for his 11-year collaboration with hip-hop producer Dr. Dre, as well as for co-writing Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady,” Carrie Underwood’s No. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Mike Elizondo at the Discogs Marketplace. 3, Austin Powers in Goldmember [Original Soundtrack], 8 Mile [Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture], The Source Presents: Hip Hop Hits, Vol. Add a bio, trivia, and more. He might not be a household name, but Mike Elizondo has been involved in the making of an astonishing number of hit recordings. About an hour later, 50 had written the entire lyric.
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In addition, he is working on new projects as an independent producer & writer. He co-wrote four songs for her second album, Haunted. As for the G5, at the time it was the only Apple machine with a processor powerful enough to allow for extensive layering of sounds without crashing.