In this episode of the Creative Spaces podcast, we’re talking to recording industry veteran and all-around awesome audio person, Russ Long.
Originally from Colorado, Russ moved to Nashville in the mid-'80s to attend Belmont University and went on to engineer the hits “Kiss Me” and “There She Goes” by Sixpence None The Richer. He has recorded and/or mixed albums by Wilco, Dolly Parton and Amy Grant. Russ’ film credits include the soundtracks to The Sapphires, Girl Interrupted, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days and The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything. Russ works in his private mix room, Dangerland, just outside of Nashville.
Russ is also an engineer for live sound recordings, having multi-tracked live performances for Switchfoot, Luke Bryan and Guy Clark and has worked on numerous live events including the KLOVE Music awards, Challenge America Musical Gala at the Kennedy Center, Barbara Bush’s 90th Birthday concert featuring Reba McEntire as well as the Grammy and CMA Awards.
Russ has authored over 150 articles and reviews for Pro Audio Review, Pro Sound News, and Mix Magazine. In 2018, Russ joined Yamaha’s R&D team where his primary focus is large format live-console development.
You can find out more about Russ on his website Dangerland.
You can also get more information about Russ’ personal studio build by visiting pro-sound-news-blog/russ-long-shares-how-he-completed-his-dangerland-mix-facility or making-mix-room-russ-longs-dangerland-nashville/?singlepage=1
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