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  Kayos Productions
Geoff Emerick began working with The Beatles at Abbey Road studios at the age of 15-and from age 19 on was the chief recording engineer for the band, in charge of the recording of such seminal albums as Revolver, Sgt.
Emerick's book will bring to life the creative process of the band in the studio and reveal never-before-told stories of the groundbreaking recording techniques he pioneered to give them their unique sound.
Emerick was the recording genius behind the board for The Beatles' most adventurous tracks, and helped the band achieve the experimental sounds that are the hallmarks of their most enduring songs.
www.kayosproductions.com /clients_emerick.html   (449 words)

  
 CNN.com - The teenager who shaped the Beatles - Apr 7, 2006
Though Emerick wrote the book in part to share his memories of the Beatles' work -- to say, because many listeners aren't aware, that he played an important role in their development -- he's remarkably self-effacing in person.
Emerick came to EMI in 1962 as a 15-year-old kid with a fascination with sound and music.
But Emerick says he remembers Harrison as being appalled by some of the craziness of Beatlemania, and that his guitar playing and songwriting improved through the years.
www.cnn.com /2006/SHOWBIZ/Music/04/06/geoff.emerick/index.html   (1531 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Geoff Emerick et al - Here, There And Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the ...
Geoff was hired at the ripe age of fifteen years old after a bizarre interview and began work the next day.
Geoff figured he had a bit of leeway since he was working with the biggest band and pretty much had broken every regulation EMI had in place.
Geoff was lured away from EMI by Paul McCartney to work at Apple, to build a studio and be the sound engineer.
www.epinions.com /content_305283305092   (1953 words)

  
 Kayos Productions
Emerick started at EMI as a fifteen-year-old assistant engineer—just in time to witness the first studio recording by the Beatles—and by the time he was nineteen he was their main recording engineer for the groundbreaking Revolver, turning the sounds they heard in their heads into the music that would change the world.
Emerick also tells how the creative personalities of the band members led to frequent disagreements and long-held grudges, even as they were producing their greatest songs.
Emerick’s take on the Fab Four and their transformation from mop-topped teeny-bopper idols to innovative sonic pioneers—and jaded international celebrities—is a look at the band like no other, from someone who spent countless hours at work with the group and saw collaborations and confrontations never described in previous accounts.
kayosproductions.com /cddvd.php?id=311   (521 words)

  
 Geoff Emerick - Biography - AOL Music
Geoff Emerick was best known as the longtime engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where he worked on many of the Beatles' classic recordings.
Emerick's engineering career began with the Beatles' 1966 landmark Revolver, trailed a year later by the groundbreaking Sgt.
Arguably Emerick's greatest work outside of the Beatles' sphere was his production of the 1983 Elvis Costello classic Imperial Bedroom; he reunited with the singer/songwriter in 1996 for All This Useless Beauty, in the meantime working with Art Garfunkel and Tommy Keene.
music.aol.com /artist/geoff-emerick/74016/biography   (367 words)

  
 Head Butler - Books
It was Emerick and his crew who rigged the studio's equipment to produce sounds that its inventors never intended.
Despite the fact that Emerick and his mates invented a recording technique a day, The Beatles never acknowledged that their help was exceptional, or even artistic.
But it did happen, and it was glorious, and Geoff Emerick captures it all --- the triumphs, the fights, the late nights, the personal changes.
www.headbutler.com /books/beatles.asp   (757 words)

  
 GRAMMY.com
Sounds regarded as a "standard kit" in the modern studio were developed by Geoff and his colleagues using elastic bands and paper clips in response to the most remarkable works of musical imagination in the 1960s and beyond.
Geoff's experience working in the somewhat stuffy days of EMI's Abbey Road Studios meant that he might have been found recording Otto Klemperer and the London Philharmonic one morning, have an afternoon date with Judy Garland or be at the controls for the Beatles' evening sessions.
Geoff is perhaps most celebrated for having engineered Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road (the latter two earned him two of his three GRAMMY Awards).
content.grammy.com /features/2003/0219_emerick.aspx   (429 words)

  
 Geoff Emerick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geoff Emerick (born 1946) is a recording studio audio engineer, who is best known for his work with the Beatles albums Revolver, Sgt.
Emerick, like Beatles producer George Martin, brought an adventurous and experimental attitude to his work.
In addition to his ground breaking work with the Beatles, Paul McCartney and Wings (Band on the Run), Emerick also produced albums by the Zombies (Odessey and Oracle), Badfinger (No Dice), Elvis Costello (Imperial Bedroom, All This Useless Beauty), and Nellie McKay (Get Away From Me).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geoff_Emerick   (189 words)

  
 Geoff Emerick | CFRB 1010
Geoff Emerick was best known as the longtime engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where he worked on many of the Beatles'; classic recordings.
His relative inexperience was viewed not as a handicap but as a major strength -- without any preconceived notions of how records were "properly" made, he was ideally suited to work with the Beatles, whose musical vision had already outstripped the limits of accepted studio craft.
Like producer George Martin, Emerick brought an adventurous and experimental attitude to his work with the group which forever changed the ways in which pop albums are created, greatly expanding the horizons of studio recording and fully exploiting the unlimited potential of contemporary technology.
www.cfrb.com /performer/74016/geoff-emerick   (191 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Books: Here, There and Everywhere, by Geoff Emerick, Hardcover
Geoff Emerick became an assistant engineer at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in 1962 atage fifteen, and was present as a new band called the Beatles recorded their first songs.
Emerick also brings to light the personal dynamics of the band, from the relentless (and increasingly mean-spirited) competition between Lennon and McCartney to the infighting and frustration that eventually brought a bitter end to the greatest rock band the world has ever known.
Emerick comes across as humble and unassuming, though he clearly is determined to set the record straight as to who did what.
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 CMT.com : Geoff Emerick : Biography
Geoff Emerick was best known as the longtime engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where he worked on many of the
Like producer George Martin, Emerick brought an adventurous and experimental attitude to his work with the group which forever changed the ways in which pop albums are created, greatly expanding the horizons of studio recording and fully exploiting the unlimited potential of contemporary technology.
Arguably Emerick's greatest work outside of the Beatles' sphere was his production of the 1983 Elvis Costello classic Imperial Bedroom; he reunited with the singer/songwriter in 1996 for All This Useless Beauty, in the meantime working with Art Garfunkel and Tommy Keene.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/emerick_geoff/bio.jhtml   (354 words)

  
 A Review of Geoff Emerick's Here, There and Everywhere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
By amazing luck, Geoff Emerick was in his second day of employment at EMI Studios in London as a 15-year-old “assistant engineer” (hardly more than a go-fer), when an unknown band from Liverpool came in for their very first recording.
Emerick does give the strong impression that as a musician Paul was conscientious, disciplined, and organized, and John more intuitive and experimental—and at times less self-confident and stable.
Emerick is mostly kind, fair, and almost gentlemanly in his judgments, but there is enough honesty to generate some sparks.
www.calitreview.com /Reviews/herethere_089.htm   (2478 words)

  
 Beatles recording engineer saluted
Emerick was honored Saturday with the Grammy's Tech Award, a distinction established in 1994 to recognize, as the Recording Academy puts it, "contributions of outstanding technical significance in the recording field." Consider his company: Winners have included Sony, which developed the compact disc, and Les Paul, who invented the electric guitar.
When Emerick started working with the Beatles in 1963, his employer, EMI, ran a stuffy operation: An engineer on the clock couldn't even remove his tie or jacket without written permission.
Emerick, who continues to record with Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello, is writing an autobiography that he says will serve up new stories about the band.
www.freep.com /entertainment/music/geoff23_20030223.htm   (557 words)

  
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GEOFF EMERICK: You've been studying the Beatles' session book, yes, that would be correct.
EMERICK: Yes, and that was the first time we used a transistorized recording console.
EMERICK: I guess it would be, "A Day In The Life." The gradual long fade, done manually, was monumental.
web.tiscali.it /skynet/acme/Emerick.html   (1949 words)

  
 InfoComm - Geoff Emerick and Shure Inc. to receive GRAMMY®
Three-time GRAMMY-winning engineer Geoff Emerick is perhaps best known as the engineer at Abbey Road Studios who worked on many of The Beatles' classic recordings, including the 1966 landmark Revolver, GRAMMY Album Of The Year winner Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles [White Album] and Abbey Road.
Being relatively new to the craft at the time of their first collaboration, Emerick was ideally suited to work with the groundbreaking quartet.
Emerick's adventurous spirit and experimental attitude, coupled with the revolutionary musical vision of The Beatles, forever changed the way in which pop albums are created.
infocomm.org /index.cfm?objectID=F6CC68F3-1FB4-44CC-A7052E25F6DD395B   (724 words)

  
 Electronic Musician’s interview with former Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick
Emerick was inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame in 2002 and was awarded a Technical Grammy in 2003.
Emerick also tells of the time he and the band raided EMI's sound-effects library and gathered tapes of a calliope and a steam organ, which were then cut up, thrown in the air, and spliced back together for “Being for the Benefit of Mr.
Emerick feels that computer-based recording’s capabilities for after-the-fact correction have had a negative impact on recording by deemphasizing the importance of a good performance in the studio.
emusician.com /artists/emusic_long_winding_road   (3486 words)

  
 Book Review: Here, There And Everywhere: My Life Recording The Music Of The Beatles By Geoff Emerick - Come Together! - ...
Starting as a 15-year-old studio engineer, Emerick would go on to a play a key role in creating some of the most memorable music of the 20th century at a mere 19 years of age.
Emerick also goes into great detail regarding EMI studio politics at a time during which the Beatles (as the biggest selling artists in the world) were given free creative rein.
Emerick's personal recollections are most telling as he recalls George Harrison trying to bring songs like "Only A Northern Song" to the table, songs that would later be relegated to "lesser projects" like the Yellow Submarine soundtrack, which the Beatles apparently viewed as a mere fulfillment of a contractual obligation.
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 Beatles.ru / Новости / Анонсы / GEOFF EMERICK "HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: MY LIFE RECORDING THE ...
Geoff Emerick was only fifteen years old when he began working with the Beatles as assistant engineer for their early classics "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You." Incredibly, at the age of nineteen, he was promoted to full engineer, taking the helm for the group’s groundbreaking album Revolver.
In their constant quest for experimentation and new sounds—and despite the technical limitations of the pre-digital age—Emerick developed a slew of innovative recording techniques, many of which are still in use today.
As Emerick describes the Beatles’ transformation from wide-eyed Liverpool teenagers into tour-savvy professionals, he provides a startling picture of the Fab Four.
www.beatles.ru /news/announce.asp?id=596   (443 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Here There And Everywhere: Books: Geoff Emerick,E Costello   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Geoff Emerick weighs in with his years as the engineer on most of the Beatles' hit albums and singles.
Emerick is in his 60s now, but Jarvis's youthful presentation captures the heady days of his youth spent with the greatest rock band of all time.
Geoff Emerick was inside the studio and he was the one who contributed so much to the Beatles sound post Revolver.
www.amazon.ca /Here-There-Everywhere-Geoff-Emerick/dp/1592401791   (776 words)

  
 Geoff Emerick And The Beatles - AES 2006
Geoff Emerick And The Beatles - AES 2006
Don't miss Geoff Emerick dishing on how he bent over backwards to accommodate the Fab Four's requests to move beyond then-accepted studio recording techniques and into uncharted waters.
Emerick's discography with the Beatles includes Sgt. Pepper, The White Album, Abbey Road, and post-Beatle work with Paul McCartney for the outstanding Band On The Run.
www.gearwire.com /node/636/print   (216 words)

  
 Borders - Store Inventory - Title Detail - Here, There and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles
Emerick was promoted to fill the vacancy, his first assignment, The Beatles' Revolver.
Emerick was behind the scenes, and his personal contact with The Beatles was sociable but limited and strictly professional.
His Emerick is sincere and likeable, and his other differentiated voices are equally credible.
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 Letters to the Editor of Daytrippin' Magazine
With regard to Geoff's assertion that my complaints are based on an uncorrected proof, he is totally incorrect.
If anyone connected with Geoff had bothered to look properly at what I wrote they would have noticed that all the page numbers given were for the final copy, not the proof copy.
Geoff in fact states, in an interview from Good Day Sunshine, issues 79 and 80, that George ".....was very meticulous.
www.daytrippin.com /letters.htm   (2474 words)

  
 Beatles.ru / Мр. Поустман / Форум Lost Lennon Tapes / GEOFF EMERICK
Behind the console for all these milestones was Geoff Emerick, an engineer who truly, has never been accorded his due respect.
Emerick was a maverick—one who saw music in colors and engineering as artistic expression.
Emerick’s take on the Fab Four and their transformation from mop-topped teeny-bopper idols to innovative sonice pioneers – and jaded international celebrities –is a look at the band like no other, from someone who spent countless hours at work with the group and saw collaborations and confrontations never described in previous account.
www.beatles.ru /postman/forum_messages.asp?msg_id=12257&cpage=1   (5666 words)

  
 Book Review: "HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE-My Life Recording the Music of The Beatles" By Geoff Emerick, Howard Massey
While Geoff Emerick wasn't the Beatles recording engineer during their early years at EMI (he started as an assistant engineer), his employment there did grant him occasional views of The Beatles at work during the time of 1962-1966 when Norman Smith was their engineer.
Emerick takes you behind the scenes of EMI in the '60s and exposes several of their antiquated and often outrageous rules, such as the rules regarding microphone placement (which he helped break and changed the way artists forever recorded in the process!).
Geoff Emerick went on to win a total of 3 Grammy awards for his Beatles work.
www.earcandymag.com /herethereeverywhere-book.htm   (1154 words)

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