Ed Cherney is a name that all producers & engineers aspire to in the studio world. SonicScoop chronicles Ed’s way up the ladder with some really great stories in this interview! Also, check out the hilarious Steven Slate video featuring Ed & Gobbler’s very own CEO Chris Kantrowitz!
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK CITY: A GRAMMY and TEC Award-winning engineer/producer, Ed Cherney has had the kind of illustrious studio career that puts him in the pantheon of greats to have ever twisted some knobs in this business. Iggy Pop, Bob Seger, Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt,Wynonna, Eric Clapton, Jann Arden, Jackson Browne, Keb’ Mo, Bob Dylan, and the Rolling Stones, are just a few of the legendary artists that Cherney has worked with.
Ed Cherney’s experience has revealed an uncomplicated career road map for the complexities of 2012.
I had the opportunity to rap with him up on the rooftop at the now-legendary AES SonicScoop/Flux Studios party this past October. We traded war stories and talked about the state of the union in the music biz today, where he came from — and where he sees it all going. He had some wonderful insights so I asked him if would be into doing an interview, which he graciously agreed to do.
Cherney is Los Angeles-based, but his wisdom transcends geographical boundaries and certainly resonates here in NYC. Here’s what went down: