Alan Parsons started his career at EMI working with artists like The Beatles and Pink Floyd. Within a few years, The Alan Parsons Project was topping the charts and lifting the sonic standards of popular music. Alan has been taking his music on the road and today we talk about his new live album and incredible career.

Topics include:

  • Recording with tape & Pro Tools
  • Becoming an OBE
  • Working at EMI, Sgt Pepper
  • Tape operator for Let It Be
  • The Beatles Rooftop Concert
  • Going from musician to engineer to producer
  • The recording of Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon
  • Vinyl mastering for Atom Heart Mother
  • The beginnings of The Alan Parsons Project
  • Tales of Mystery & Imagination / The Orson Welles tapes
  • Working w Storm Thorgerson & Hipgnosis
  • Rotating musicians in the Alan Parsons Project
  • The NeverEnding Show - Live in the Netherlands
  • Transitioning to touring and playing live
  • Listener questions

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If you like records, just starting a collection or are an uber-nerd with a house-full of vinyl, this is the podcast for you. Nate Goyer is The Vinyl Guide and discusses all things music and record-related