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RSR Episode #239: Grant Walden Talks All About Recording Legendary Muscle Shoals Musicians
In Episode #239 of Recording Studio Rockstars, Grant Walden talks about recording at HearTell Studios in Muscle Shoals, recording tips for bass guitar, Nashville Numbers chart writing, and lessons learned from mentors like Dave Pensado and Craig Alvin. Plus a lot more.
Listen to the full episode here or stream it in the video below!
Who is Grant Walden?
Grant is a music producer, audio engineer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, studio owner, and host of Tape Noise Podcasts. Grant has worked with Grammy-winning studio musicians, audio engineers, and recording artists. Including, Denny Laine of The Moody Blues and Wings, Jimmy Hall of Wet Willie and Jeff Beck Band, Christine Ohlman of the Saturday Night Live Band, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Spooner Oldham, the legendary Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section the Swampers, Hanson, and a host of groundbreaking performing artists.
He has also been mentored by notable engineers and producers Dave Pensado, Jim Gaines, Toby Wright, Craig Alvin, and Jerry Masters. His latest projects include records by Jimbo Mathus of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, Invisible Teardrops, Sailour, and Eddie Martin.
Grant also owns HearTell Studios and Publishing based in Studio C at Cypress Moon in Sheffield, AL — formerly the home of Muscle Shoals Sound II, where legendary artists like Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, and Julian Lennon have all recorded.