Butch Walker tells you how to become a hot producer

Posted: March 3, 2010 in Music
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Butch Walker’s production resume boasts names such as Pink, Weezer, Avril Lavigne, Pete Yorn, Katy Perry, Dashboard Confessional, among dozens of others.

You get the picture. He’s the man. The new go-to guy. Some are even calling him ‘the next Rick Rubin,’ a sonic craftsman whose choices are driven more by his eclectic tastes than commercial considerations – although it’s safe to say he’s making some serious bank these days.

Unlike Rubin, however, the 40-year-old Walker divides his time as an artist in his own right. Back in the ’90s, the Georgia native scored a hit, Freak Of The Week, with his short-lived band Mavelous 3, and since then he’s put out a string of critically adored releases. [read]


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