Interview with Malcolm Addey, January 19, 1999

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Susan Schmidt Horning talks with audio engineer Malcolm Addey. The interview begins with a discussion of Addey's childhood and background in audio engineering. It then moves on to a conversation about the different levels of audio engineering, as well as the preferred name for the profession.
Addey gives a chronology of his career and talks about the training he received in order to enter the profession. He also gives his reasons for refusing to join audio engineering organizations. Addey then shares his opinions on fellow audio engineering Phil Schaap.
The interview continues with Addey talking about EMI (Electrical and Musical Industries) and his work with and opinions on The Beatles.
Finally, Addey discusses his time at Bell Sound Studios and the role of music producers.

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2016oh199_chase031

Interviewee Name

Malcolm Addey

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1999-01-19

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Addey, Malcolm Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 19 Jan. 1999. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Addey, M. (1999, January 19). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Addey, Malcolm, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. January 19, 1999, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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