JOHN LECKIE: Record producer

John Leckie is one of the UK's most successful record producers. His CV reads like a who's who of rock'n'roll. Here, he reflects on the technological changes he's seen in the recording studio over the years.

From Pink Floyd to Simple Minds, John Lennon to Muse, John Leckie has produced or engineered records for everyone who's anyone in rock'n'roll. He's picked up countless accolades along the way, including the 2001 'producer of the year' award which was presented to him by Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.

He has seen just about every technological change in the way music is recorded. And with every change he's adapted and evolved, finding new ways to exploit trends in both analogue and digital production. These days Leckie doesn't do interviews about his experiences with A-list clients, saying: 'I've said everything I want to say.


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