EP 254 | Eric Valentine

EP 254 | Eric Valentine

Eric Valentine is a legendary producer best known for his work with Queens Of The Stone Age, Good Charlotte, Maroon 5, and Taking Back Sunday.

ON THIS EPISODE:

3:53 – Eric’s priority as a producer

6:53 – What Eric is working on in his studio

14:35 – Source tone component experimentation

22:32 – Navigating people is more complicated than navigating gear

30:10 – Invite the truth

42:20 – The aesthetic difference of going from Queens of the Stone Age to Good Charlotte

54:28 – Nobody plays rhythm guitar like James Hetfield

58:34 – Complexities of working with other people

1:06:39 – Creating a new sound without overproducing or alienating an artist’s fan base

1:13:00 – How Eric keeps a production as fluid as possible

1:19:13 – DIY tube traps

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