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Here you can audition the multi-genre work product of our recording studio over the years!

A word from the Producer:

I am a multi instrumentalist and songwriter with years of experience and education in music theory, composition and recording technologies. My primary instruments are percussion and voice, secondary is the piano keyboard which is my medium for writing and arranging songs.

As you can see (and hear) on this page, from any experienced producer/engineer, it doesn't really matter what your genre is; recording, engineering and producing music employ the same general techniques and methodologies across all genres.

Many of the artists here came to me with just their voice and a guitar on their back. In the process of engineering their recordings I sometimes added drums (acoustic or electronic), MIDI bass, keyboards and backup vocals. Some artists brought their own musicians, i.e. bass guitarist, keyboardist, vocalists, etc..., and that worked very well. Some of the songs here are my own.

Oftentimes I helped the artists with their compositions and arrangements to better maximize their ideas, purpose and thus, their goals. I would set up a few mics, do some patching, adjust signal levels, and as soon as they were well acclimated and comfortable, I'd tell them, "let Ďer rip!" and they would do their thing. I recall back in the days when I lacked a vocal booth, one of my artists recorded her vocals in my shower!

If artists made a mistake we could either record their initial track over again or just splice them in before the mistake. In the digital realm we can now fix mistakes after the fact without recording the whole piece over again. I can also fix vocal parts with advanced pitch correction technologies; I can literally make your vocals perfect.

Oftentimes artists were not playing to a timepiece, so when the rhythm section was added I had to follow their time and pace. Some artists prefer not play to a timepiece, or they simply find it difficult. This is why you will notice unsteadiness in some of the songs. A basic starting track, i.e. a rhythm guitar part, can always be rerecorded to a timepiece before we proceed to build on top of it. It takes more time, but the end result is always much better. However, Iíve found it does not take any additional time for musicians experienced in synchronizing their performance to a timepiece.

Oftentimes I had no prior knowledge of their songs, neither their format, nor arrangement, and had to do my best to anticipate their changes and just improvise. In some cases I had the opportunity to first rehearse their songs, but this is time consuming and studio time is money. After their initial recordings, some would request that I work further on their songs by adding instrumentation, background vocals and/or improving their tracks in the mix, sometimes years later!

Music production is both an art and science. As you will hear on this page, I am expert in engineering and producing excellent sounding recordings, something I have been doing since 1981. The art and science of music production is highly specialized; not many people possess the knowledge, abilities and skills to get the job done and deliver a quality, album-ready product. There are many studios out there with great gear, but lacking people who actually know how to use it. Other studios will assign their associates or employees to work with you, but thatís not the way I do things. I am a one man operation who prefers working directly with, and developing artists.

Music production is also a time consuming process. Therefore, I make my living getting paid for my services, my talents; I can be working on something for what seems to be 1 or 2 hours, only to glance at the clock and find 4 - 6 hours have passed. Thatís how consumed I am with producing great recordings.

Please take some time, audition my work and contact me with any questions. You can easily get in touch by clicking on my email address at the bottom of this page, as well as any page on this website. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to working with you to achieve a music production for which best showcases your talents and you can be proud. Enjoy the songs!

Sincerely,

Marc A. Levinson
President/Producer/Engineer

Rock

Do You
(C. Witbeck, C2000)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
S. Holmgren - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
Unarrested
(C. Witbeck, C2000)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
S. Holmgren - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums
Moonlight On The Beat
(C. Witbeck, C2000)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
S. Holmgren - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
Red Highway
(C. Witbeck, C2000)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
S. Holmgren - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums
Earthquake '94
(C. Witbeck, C1994)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums, Bass & Organ
I'll Take You There
(C. Witbeck, C1994)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
Biting The Feeding Hand
(J. Maloy, C2007)
J. Maloy - Guitar & Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
J.M. Graffio - Drums
Chameleon Soul
(J. Maloy, C2007)
J. Maloy - Guitar & Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
J.M. Graffio - Drums
I Long For You
(D. Burgess, 1994)
D. Burgess - Guitar, Bass & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Strings
Lost
(J. Maloy, C2007)
(J. Maloy, C2007)
J. Maloy - Guitar & Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
J.M. Graffio - Drums
You Know I Care
(C. Witbeck, C1995)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
Never Been To Spain
(H. Axton, C1971 - Quick Like Molasses Version)
J. Cross - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
Wild Horses
(M. Jagger & K. Richards, C1971 - Burden Of Groove Version)
K. Nelson - Guitar & Vocals
R. Edwards - Guitar
D. Edwards - Bass
M. Titus - Flute
G. Tucker - Vocals
S. Marconi - Vocals
King Of The Mountain
(J. Maloy, C2007)
J. Cross - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
All She Needs
(E. Mantel, M. Levinson & E. Levinson, C1984)
E. Mantel - Guitars & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums, Backing Vocals & Keyboards
E. Levinson - Keyboards & Bass

 

Rockabilly

Schoolhouse Blues
(I. Smith, C1999)
I. Smith - Guitar & Vocals
Jesus & Johnny
(Havalinas, C1990- Quick Like Molasses Version)
J. Cross - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
 

 

Alt Rock

Stay Away
(C. Witbeck, C1993)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums
Shelly
(C. Witbeck, C1993)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
Rock'n It Every Day
(C. Witbeck, C1993)
C. Witbeck - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
Oregon Joan
(J. Maloy, C2012)
J. Cross - Vocals
J. Maloy - Guitar & Bass
Field Of Dreams
(P. Arant & D. Howard, C1995)
D. Howard - Vocals
J. Arant - Guitar
P. Arant - Drums
??? - Bass
Broken
(J. Arant, C1993)
J. Arant - Guitar & Vocals
P. Arant - Drums
??? - Bass
The Other Side
(A. Turrey, C1998)
A. Turrey - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums, Bass & Piano
Stoned Up The Road
(T. Blum, C2007 - Quick Like Molasses Version)
J. Cross - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
Free
(J. Arant, C1993)
(J. Arant, C1993)
J. Arant - Guitar & Vocals
P. Arant - Drums
??? - Bass

 

Psych Rock

Shine On Me
(J. Maloy, C1997)
J. Maloy - Guitars & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
H. Wong - Piano
Little Indian Girl
(J. Maloy, C1993)
J. Maloy - Guitars & Vocals
E. Levinson - Organ & Bass
M. Levinson - Drums
Smile
(J. Maloy, C2006)
J. Maloy - Guitars, Bass & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums

 

Pop

Time of the Season (Zombies)
(R. Argent, C1968 - Burden Of Groove Version)
K. Nelson - Guitar & Vocals
R. Edwards - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Vocals
K. Shelton - Vocals
K. Rudner - Vocals
D. Edwards - Bass
M. Titus - Flute
H. Bermudez - Percussion
   
Linger On
(M. Levinson, C1984)
M. Levinson - Drums & All Vocals
E. Levinson - Keyboards & Bass
Ken Thornton - Guitar
Homebound Highway
(M. Levinson, C2001)
M. Levinson - All Vocals, Bass, Piano, Strings & Drums
It's Too Late
(M. Levinson, C1984)
M. Levinson - All Vocals & Keyboards
     
Robin
(E. Mantel, M. Levinson & E. Levinson, C1984)
E. Mantel - Guitars & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums, Bass & Backing Vocals
Robin a cappella
(E. Mantel, M. Levinson & E. Levinson, C1984)
E. Mantel - Guitars & Vocals
M. Levinson - Backing Vocals
Two Hearts
(E. Mantel, M. Levinson & E. Levinson, C1984)
E. Mantel - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson Drums & Backing Vocals
E. Levinson - Keyboards & Bass

 

Contemporary

Moondance
(V. Morrison, C1970 - Burden Of Groove Version)
K. Nelson - Guitar & Vocals
R. Edwards - Guitar
D. Edwards - Bass
M. Titus - Flute
G. Tucker - Vocals
S. Marconi - Vocals
The Last Thing I Do
(J. Richards, C2006)
J. Richards - Guitar & Vocals
Wishing I Was Kissing You
(A. Ellis, C2007)
A. Ellis - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Backing Vocals
Heartbeat From A Heartache
(J. Richards, C2006)
J. Richards - Guitar & Vocals
All Alone
(A. Ellis, C1994 - Performed by the Richards Family)
The Blacksmith
(J. Richards, C1993 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Everything
(D. Wyatt, C1998)
D. Wyatt - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
Dying World
(D. Wyatt, C1998)
D. Wyatt - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass
Me & You
(D. Wyatt, C1998)
D. Wyatt - Guitar & Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums & Bass

 

Blues & R&B

My Time After A While
(R. Badger & B. Geddins, C1964 - Kojo Blues Version)
K. Suizu - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums
??? - Guitars
??? - Bass
Pocket Full Of Blues
(B. Smaw, A. Aviles & J. Cross, C2007)
J. Cross - Vocals
M. Levinson - Drums
B. Smaw - Guitar
A. Aviles - Bass
I Ain't Superstitious
(W. Dixon, C1961 - Burden Of Groove Version)
K. Nelson - Guitar & Vocals
R. Edwards - Guitar
D. Edwards - Bass
M. Titus - Flute
G. Tucker - Vocals
S. Marconi - Vocals

 

Soul

Being Close To You
(R. Flournoy, C2022)
R. Flournoy - Vocals
C. Gunn - Music
   

 

Funk

Talking About That Summer Time
(R. Flournoy, C2023)
R. Flournoy - Vocals
M. Levinson - Backing Vocals
C. Gunn - Music
   

 

Christian

We Came To Praise Your Name
(R. Flournoy, C2023)
R. Flournoy - Vocals
C. Gunn - Music

Nothing Like Calvary
(R. Flournoy, C2024)
R. Flournoy - Vocals
C. Gunn - Music

 

 

Rap

Word
(G. Hughes, C1994)
G. Hughes - Vocals
??? - Vocals
M. Levinson - Beats
Rude
(G. Hughes, C1994)
G. Hughes - Vocals
??? - Vocals
M. Levinson - Beats
Rude A Cappella
(G. Hughes, C1994)
Struggln'
(G. Hughes, C1994)
G. Hughes - Vocals
??? - Vocals
M. Levinson - Beats
Coming After Me
(G. Hughes, C1994)
G. Hughes - Vocals
??? - Vocals
M. Levinson - Beats
Who Killed The Cat?
(G. Hughes, C1994)
G. Hughes - Vocals
??? - Vocals
M. Levinson - Beats

 

Dance

I'm Falling For You
(M. Delvin, C1988)
??? - Vocal
M. Delvin - Keyboards, Bass & Backing Vocals
M. Levinson - Backing Vocal
Stay With Me Tonight
(M. Delvin, C1988)
??? - Vocal
M. Delvin - Keyboards, Bass & Backing Vocals
M. Levinson - Backing Vocal
Warp Factor One
(M. Levinson, C1989)
M. Levinson - Drums
E. Levinson - Keyboards, Bass, Organ, Strings, Bells & Samples
Girl You Make My Body Move
(M. Levinson, C1989)
M. Levinson - Vocals & Drums
E. Levinson - Keyboards, Bass & Bells
Wichita Lineman
(J. Webb, C1968 - M. Levinson Version)
M. Levinson - Vocals, Drums & Keyboards
E. Levinson - Keyboards, Bass, Strings & Bells
You Know You Want Me
(M. Levinson, C1983)
M. Levinson - Vocals & Drums
E. Levinson - Keyboards, Organ, Strings & Bass
E. Mantel - Guitars
Laura Harms - Backing Vocals
Laura Mathieu - Backing Vocals
Laura Petersen - Backing Vocals

 

Western

Born To Be A Cowboy
(F. Pangborn & A. Ellis, C2005)
F. Pangborn - Vocal
A. Ellis - Guitar
??? - Lead Guitar
??? - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums, Backing Vocals
Devil Wind
(F. Pangborn & A. Ellis, C2005)
F. Pangborn - Vocal
A. Ellis - Guitar
??? - Lead Guitar
??? - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums, Backing Vocals
When I Ran Out Of Money
(F. Pangborn & A. Ellis, C2005)
F. Pangborn - Vocal
A. Ellis - Guitar
??? - Lead Guitar
??? - Bass
M. Levinson - Drums, Backing Vocals
Chant Of The Plains
(B. Nolan, C1956 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Ghost Riders
(S. Jones, C1948 - Performed by the Richards Family)
He Taught Me How To Yodel
(F. Ifield, C1962 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Jurez
(T. Weidenkeller, C1992)
Never Too Late To Be A Cowboy
(R. Richards, C - Performed by the Richards Family)
Old Poineers
(R. Richards, C1995 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Rodeo Cowboy
(R. Richards, C1980 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Spin A Country Record Backwards
(J. Richards, C1996 - Performed by the Richards Family)
Rusty Richards on Youtube! 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYR-SWKwG_I

 

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