Sudesh Solanki: Interview with a Legend: Alan Parsons
Uploaded on 28 Feb 2011
In the 'Interview with a Legend' series RØDE Microphones' founder and
director Peter Freedman hosts an intimate discussion with icons from all
areas of the audio industry including Engineers, Producers, Musicians,
Artists and Entrepreneurs.
A musical pioneer in the truest sense, Alan Parsons is one of the most
revered engineers and producers in history.
Alan talks candidly to Peter about how hearing Sgt Peppers was a defining
moment in his life and career, setting him on the path to Abbey Road
Studios where he would play an integral role in such timeless recordings as
The Beatles' infamous Let It Be rooftop performance and Pink Floyd's
masterpiece Dark Side of the Moon.
He goes on to discuss the incredibly influential Alan Parsons Project, and
the future of recording.
See this and many other specially made programs for the musician, engineer,
producer, photographer and audio enthusiast at http://www.rodetv.com.
Michael Suttles: a great legend indeed
Dan Pritchett: Any chance you could put a url that leads to information on RØDE products
in the video or description section?
PositiveSpirit: This man is a legend. Wow, what a great interview and he is so
down-to-earth. Absolutely multi-talented. Loved his aside about cassettes
lol. That takes me back to the early eighties when I was into electronics
and made my own spectrum analyser and stuck it in my clapped-out Ford
Escort. I was parked outside my workplace with a few friends and to show
them the analyser working I played Eye in the Sky...on cassette ! Of course
it opens with Sirius and they all wanted to know what the great music was.
Such a great time.
Matt Drummond: modest as hell. Amazing man
pklshpu: This video is great. Superb. A Million thanks to the uploader, as Alan
Parsons is rare nowadays. But unfortunately that's for certain the worst
close captions I've seen. "I believe" becomes "ablilty". "Working for EMI"
became "Working for your own". "Cassettes which were the worst format of
all time" becomes "two cents which was the worst formative all time". But
again that has nothing to do to the good generosity of the uploader! Thanks"
RØDE Microphones: @vantagestudios Cheers Vantage, we just posted an "Interview with a Legend"
last week with Paul 'Pab' Boothroyd, FOH for Sir Paul McCartney, AC/DC,
Dire Straits and many more and in a few weeks we'll have another with
classical music engineer and recording pioneer Tony Faulkner. You can find
your nearest Opal dealer on the Event website (sorry YT no URLs!)
CptNeeda: Funny he mentioned the Super Bowl. I'll bet most people are familiar with
Sirius from pro basketball games. It seems like the script to every pro
game starts this way: The arena lights are dimmed. "Sirius" by The Alan
Parsons Project plays. Then the announcer says: AND NOW YOUR insert team
city and nickname
Overlord366: The Turn Of A Friendly Card is upon my Christmas list, The Raven my
birthday one, and to include the several devoured allowances hunting down
these awesome records, and now my record collection surpasses that of my
English teachers X) Alan Parsons, what a great guy
superespect2012: a really good interview. ALAN is such an informed bloke,his music is second
to non and i really enjoyed ,what was a very laid back,relaxed
pinkfloyd426: Excellent!! I have always admired Alan. Really glad to see this. Thanks so
much for the upload!
assassin hernandez: gta 5
CSavageSr: Nice post.
Bill Jackson: Excellent interview and questions.
pklshpu: Oh, my mistake! I just realized those close captions are a a youtube not
that effective option. So glad to watch the interview without it! Forgot
also to say that the interviewer is great! Good questions asked, good
comments! Thank you Peter Freedman!
Red Mastering: great interview! really enjoyed watching it, informative and interesting.
Survivor2002: I wish I'd had this kind of exposure to a legend like Alan thirty years
ago...TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION made me wonder what a career as a
studio engineer would've been like, but to be able to see and hear the
master behind it talk about recording techniques and how it all works? That
would have decided me right then and there...thanks so much for posting
84jrocksatguitar: wow dudes so humble for what hes accomplished and been involved with.
Craig Wilson: So freaking modest!!
CSavageSr: well said
Rickholly74: Great interview. Alan is the best of the best.
iluvkat: Thank you so much for posting this.
Jay Wilson: So awesome. More like these please! Parsons is brilliant. How much for
those Opals anyway?? :)
markusmala: Great producer, love his work, interesting interview. Thanks
PinkOld: Excellent Nice to see how affable Alan really is. He's also a physically
huge guy, just towers over Mr. Rodes.
docrw: Alan has always been shy, he's a thinker and likes to be more in the back
mwredit: 18:21 - What Alan Parsons thinks of MP3. A man to my own heart.
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