Masters of Sound

Masters of Sound

Ken Scott, legendary British record producer/engineer speaks in Atlanta

Ken Scott, the British record producer/engineer behind iconic albums by The Beatles, The Jeff Beck Group, Pink Floyd, David Bowie and many more regaled a crowd of audio and music professionals on Aug. 13, 2014 with behind-the-scenes stories from his history-making career. Masters of Sound, the second in a series presented by British loudspeaker manufacture KEF, also featured an intimate performance by singer/songwriters Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. Hosted by British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford at his home in Buckhead, the event was also presented by the British Consulate-General, Atlanta’s Kemela Contemporary Audio and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office.

Singer/songwriters David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform at Masters of Sound.

Singer/songwriters David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform at Masters of Sound.

(L-R)Thom (TK) Kidd, Chief Engineer/Owner of Silent Sound Studios); Producer/Engineer Tom Tapley; Music Supervisor Melissa Love; Producer/Engineer/Mixer Miles Walker; and Southern Tracks Co-Owner Jeremy Gilbertson congregate at Masters of Sound on Aug. 13, 2014 in Atlanta.

(L-R) Thom (TK) Kidd, Chief Engineer/Owner of Silent Sound Studios; Producer/Engineer Tom Tapley; Music Supervisor Melissa Love of Songfinder; Producer/Engineer/Mixer Miles Walker; and Southern Tracks Co-Owner Jeremy Gilbertson congregate at Masters of Sound on Aug. 13, 2014 in Atlanta.

British-born Iain Bluett, president and co-founder of Atlanta's Ticket Alternative, celebrates the music of his homeland.

British-born Iain Bluett, president and co-founder of Atlanta’s Ticket Alternative, feels right at home at Masters of Sound.

Atlanta producer/engineer/mixer Neal H. Pogue (Outkast, TLC, Pink) arrives at Masters of Sound.

Atlanta producer/engineer/mixer Neal H. Pogue (Outkast, TLC, Pink) arrives at Masters of Sound.

Producers David Barbe, Drew Vandenberg and Wyatt Pless of Chase Park Transduction in Athens bring a copy of Ken Scott's book, "Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust" to be signed.

Producers David Barbe, Drew Vandenberg and Wyatt Pless of Chase Park Transduction in Athens bring a copy of Ken Scott’s book, “Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust” to be signed.

Patterson Hood of DriveBy Truckers and his wife, Rebecca, arrive at Masters of Sound from Athens.

Patterson Hood of DriveBy Truckers and his wife, Rebecca, arrive at Masters of Sound from Athens.

John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band and his wife, Jennifer, pose before entering Masters of Sound.

John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band and his wife, Jennifer, smile before entering Masters of Sound.

Atlanta producer/engineer/mixer Ben Allen just produced British rock band Kaiser Chiefs latest album.

Atlanta producer/engineer/mixer Ben Allen just produced British rock band Kaiser Chiefs’ latest album.

(L-R) Blind Ambition's Charles Driebe arrives with pal Russ Fowler, Atlanta producer of acts including Pearl Jam, STP and Mastodon.

(L-R) Blind Ambition’s Charles Driebe arrives with pal Russ Fowler, Atlanta producer of acts including Pearl Jam, STP and Mastodon.

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings captivate the crowd at Masters of Sound.

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings captivate the crowd at Masters of Sound.

(L-R) Chris Amos of Kemela Contemporary Audio; David Rawlings; Gillian Welch; British General Consul Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford; Ken Scott and his wife gather following Masters of Sound on Aug. 13, 2014.

(L-R) Chris Amos of Kemela Contemporary Audio; David Rawlings; Gillian Welch; British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford; Ken Scott and his wife gather following Masters of Sound on Aug. 13, 2014.

 

 

 

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