Portland Producer Tucker Martine on All Songs Considered

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  • on October 23, 2009
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Portland resident and producer Tucker Martine was a guest on NPR’s All Songs Considered recently. He talks with host Bob Boilen and addresses his interpretation of the role of the producer, this site “First and foremost I have to make sure the record is great, cost the buck stops with me.” Give it a listen:

Martine has been an professional sound engineer for about 15 years, melanoma guiding bands like The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens and Laura Veirs through the recording process. He operates Mount Analog here in town. Check out the news section for a taste of what his work life is about.

The episode of All Songs Considered also allows you to listen to the featured tracks seperately (engineered by Martine). The above photo is by Vivian Johnson and was part of the profile the Willamette Week ran in their 5-part series on influential Portland producers.

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