John McEntire - Soma Studios

Produce, Engineer, Mix, Drums

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Owner/operator of Soma Electronic Music Studios for 23 years. Recording engineer/producer/mixer; drummer/percussionist. Current member of Tortoise and The Sea & Cake. Production and mix credits with Broken Social Scene, Yo La Tengo, Stereolab, Modest Mouse, Teenage Fanclub, and hundreds more.

Offering production and engineering services, mixing (attended or unattended), remixing, editing/arranging; as well as session drumming and percussion. 25 years of experience as a recording professional.

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AllMusic verified credits for John McEntire
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Mind Over Mirrors
  • Mind Over Mirrors
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Yo La Tengo
  • Behind the Shadow Drops
  • Behind the Shadow Drops
  • Behind the Shadow Drops
  • Behind the Shadow Drops
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Canon Blue
  • Cluster
  • Cluster
  • Hamid Drake
  • Bindu
  • Hamid Drake
  • Bindu
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Jeff Parker
  • Modest Mouse
  • Modest Mouse
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • HeCTA
  • HeCTA
  • Mouse on Mars
  • Mouse on Mars
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Mysteries
  • Antony Partos
  • Liam Hayes
  • Alexander Von Mehren
  • Alexander Von Mehren
  • Speck Mountain
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Yo La Tengo
  • Yo La Tengo
  • Yo La Tengo
  • Yo La Tengo
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • Piano Overlord
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Laetitia Sadier
  • Marco Benevento
  • Young Man
  • Young Man
  • Young Man
  • Young Man
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Joan of Arc
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Comic Wow
  • Jaga Jazzist
  • Small Sins
  • Small Sins
  • Small Sins
  • Bell Orchestre
  • Bell Orchestre
  • Bell Orchestre
  • Bell Orchestre
  • The Mattson 2
  • The Mattson 2
  • The Mattson 2
  • The Mattson 2
  • The Car Is on Fire
  • The Car Is on Fire
  • The Car Is on Fire
  • The Car Is on Fire
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Rhys Chatham
  • Rhys Chatham
  • Rhys Chatham
  • Human Bell
  • Human Bell
  • Risil
  • Risil
  • Dianogah
  • Rocket Number Nine Zoom Zoom
  • Rocket Number Nine Zoom Zoom
  • Adem
  • The Zincs
  • The Zincs
  • The Zincs
  • Bumps
  • Bumps
  • Bumps
  • Bumps
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • Bright Eyes
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Hamid Drake
  • Fred Anderson
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn
  • Small Sins
  • Small Sins
  • Arbouretum
  • Arbouretum
  • Antibalas
  • Antibalas
  • Antibalas
  • Antibalas
  • The Red Krayola
  • Art & Language
  • The Red Krayola
  • Art & Language
  • The Red Krayola
  • Art & Language
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • Exploding Star Orchestra
  • The Fiery Furnaces
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Four Tet
  • Kassin+2
  • Alexandre Kassin
  • Kassin+2
  • Alexandre Kassin
  • Kassin+2
  • Alexandre Kassin
  • Kassin+2
  • Alexandre Kassin
  • Kassin+2
  • Alexandre Kassin
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • Youngblood Brass Band
  • Cougar
  • Youngblood Brass Band
  • Cougar
  • Megan Reilly
  • Research
  • Research
  • Research
  • Early Day Miners
  • Early Day Miners
  • Pit Er Pat
  • Pit Er Pat
  • Pit Er Pat
  • Pit Er Pat
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Kaki King
  • Cheer-Accident
  • Cheer-Accident
  • Matthew Friedberger
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Pit Er Pat
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Feathers
  • Bastro
  • Bastro
  • Bastro
  • Shipping News
  • Innaway
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • The Fiery Furnaces
  • The Fiery Furnaces
  • The Fiery Furnaces
  • Innaway
  • Buck 65
  • Buck 65
  • Buck 65
  • Buck 65
  • Buck 65
  • Bastro
  • Spoon
  • Jeff Parker
  • Jeff Parker
  • Jeff Parker
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Savath & Savalas
  • Hamid Drake
  • Fred Anderson
  • Hamid Drake
  • Fred Anderson
  • Grateful Dead
  • Tuxedomoon
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Joan of Arc
  • Joan of Arc
  • Radian
  • Radian
  • Radian
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • Naim Amor
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Bobby Conn
  • Bobby Conn & The Glass Gypsies
  • Janet Beveridge Bean
  • Janet Beveridge Bean and the Concertina Wire
  • Janet Beveridge Bean
  • Janet Beveridge Bean and the Concertina Wire
  • Azita
  • Azita
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Jeff Parker
  • Jeff Parker
  • Jeff Parker
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • Derrick Carter
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • U.S. Maple
  • U.S. Maple
  • The High Llamas
  • Death in Vegas
  • Neil Michael Hagerty
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • The Pastels
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Plush
  • Plush
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • Buffalo Daughter
  • Buffalo Daughter
  • Buffalo Daughter
  • Buffalo Daughter
  • Buffalo Daughter
  • Dianogah
  • Dianogah
  • Dianogah
  • Dianogah
  • Dianogah
  • On Fillmore
  • Radian
  • Radian
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • Salvatore
  • Salvatore
  • Salvatore
  • Salvatore
  • Archer Prewitt
  • Archer Prewitt
  • Archer Prewitt
  • Archer Prewitt
  • Chicago Underground Quartet
  • Chicago Underground Quartet
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Original Radio Broadcasts
  • Original Radio Broadcasts
  • Rebecca Gates
  • Rebecca Gates
  • Rebecca Gates
  • Rebecca Gates
  • Rebecca Gates
  • Rebecca Gates
  • John Hughes
  • John Hughes
  • John Hughes
  • John Hughes
  • John Hughes
  • Nobukazu Takemura
  • Nobukazu Takemura
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Bobby Conn
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • Smog
  • Smog
  • Smog
  • Smog
  • Smog
  • Akito Katayose
  • Akito Katayose
  • Mary Timony
  • Mary Timony
  • Mary Timony
  • Mary Timony
  • International Airport
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • The Aluminum Group
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Chicago Underground Duo
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Lucille Ball
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • The Eternals
  • The For Carnation
  • The For Carnation
  • The For Carnation
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Brokeback
  • Towa Tei
  • Stephen Prina
  • Stephen Prina
  • John McEntire
  • John McEntire
  • John McEntire
  • John McEntire
  • Moonshake
  • Moonshake
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • Sam Prekop
  • The High Llamas
  • The High Llamas
  • The High Llamas
  • The High Llamas
  • The High Llamas
  • The High Llamas
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Isotope 217
  • Isotope 217
  • Peter Thomas
  • Peter Thomas
  • Peter Thomas
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • The Spinanes
  • The Spinanes
  • The Spinanes
  • Blur
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Richard Buckner
  • Richard Buckner
  • Richard Buckner
  • Richard Buckner
  • Snowpony
  • Snowpony
  • Snowpony
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • David Grubbs
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Jim O'Rourke
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Coldcut
  • Coldcut
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Trans Am
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Tony Conrad
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • Stereolab
  • The Red Krayola
  • Bernard Herrmann
  • Calliope
  • Seely
  • Seely
  • Seely
  • Red Snapper
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Come
  • Come
  • Come
  • Tortoise
  • Rome
  • Run On
  • Trans Am
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Gastr del Sol
  • 5ive Style
  • 5ive Style
  • 5ive Style
  • The Red Krayola
  • Loud Lucy
  • Loud Lucy
  • Loud Lucy
  • The Red Krayola
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Gastr del Sol
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Freakwater
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Ui
  • Pitchblende
  • Gastr del Sol
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Red Krayola
  • The Sea and Cake
  • The Sea and Cake
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Tortoise
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Eleventh Dream Day
  • Gastr del Sol
  • Gastr del Sol
  • My Dad Is Dead
  • Grateful Dead
  • Grateful Dead
  • Phil Ranelin
  • Phil Ranelin
  • Ferrante & Teicher
  • Susan Voelz
  • Anatomy of Habit
  • Anatomy of Habit
  • Great 3
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Great 3
  • Daniel Fromberg
  • Ilad
  • Ilad
  • Sexy Fi
  • Sexy Fi
  • Evan Hause
  • Evan Hause
  • Evan Hause
  • Jeremy Cunningham
  • Jeremy Cunningham Quartet
  • Ensemble, Et Al.
  • Ensemble, Et Al.
  • Ensemble, Et Al.
  • Smudge
  • Sylvain Chauveau
  • Sylvain Chauveau

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    It was an amazing experience working with John! His knowledge, taste, and gear are superior. I highly recommend his work. A++

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