Peter Shannon

Record, Mix, Master, Guitarist

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My name is Peter Shannon, I'm a father and an Ironworker with Local 721, and I have a deep passion for music. I have my own home-studio set up where I have complete mixing and mastering capability along with the ability to record guitars, vocals, keyboards, and bass guitar.

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Interview with Peter Shannon

  1. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  2. A: Sometimes I feel like I hear things that other people don't, and I've become good at articulating my ideas and visions. Depending on what the costumer wants I can bring a song to a different zone or pocket so to speak, or I can effectively accent a song to bring out the artist's vision.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: I'm currently running Pro-tools 9. I don't have the capability to record drums, however I can mix them. I often record bass on a direct line and I use an SM57 when amping guitars, and a Rode NT2 for vocals and acoustic guitars. On a separate computer I run Wavelab 5 for mastering, it may be older but I find it brings a warmth and grit to the overall production of a song.

  5. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  6. A: Finished mixing and mastering my record with my band "Godsent". Now I'm working on some calm acoustic type music and some instrumental music for "The Silent Scream Project".

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: I enjoy chatting about their music, their goals, and their views. If I can get a good grasp on what the artist feels and visions in their own mind it helps me decide how to approach my contributions.

  9. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  10. A: Devin Townsend - He's unique, he's innovative, and he's a visionary.

  11. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  12. A: Take breaks to rest your ears and listen to other productions that inspire you in order to keep a sense of relativity. It gets very easy to get lost in a mix with tired ears when you've spent for too long listening to the same section of the same song.

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: I've always been a metal guy, but I do some soundtrack type music... and sometimes I've mixed the two. With that said, I've also worked with pop bands, rappers, acoustic/folk artists, and sing-songwriters.

  15. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  16. A: Mutt Lange, Kevin Churko, Bob Rock, Rick Rubin

Oh Canada by The Silent Scream Project

I was the Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Guitar Player in this production

Terms Of Service

I think it is best to discuss terms for each individual job. I'm an open minded person and very willing to discuss and negotiate, I hope to hear from you soon!

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