Scott Forman

Mix Engineer, Producer

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Former on staff engineer at The Hit Factory NYC where I had the honor to work with artists such as Robert Palmer, Joan Jett, Carly Simon, Hall and Oats, Chakka Kahn Ck which features Prince, Stevie Wonder and Miles Davis. I was fortunate enough to work along side some of the top producers and engineers in the business including E.T Thorngren.

I am currently based in Key West Florida where I have set up a mix room which is fully treated with GIK acoustics
and additionally balanced with sonarworks 4. I use Industry standard monitors Adam Audio 77x for mixes that translate well to all environments. UAD Appollo ,2 OCTO Sattelites, MACPro, UAD plugins, Waves, MacDsp, Soundtoys, SSL, Izetope, Lexicon, Softube and many other boutique plugins, Manley Voxbox, a UAD 6176, Slate VME, Adam Audio A77x Monitors, Aventone mix cubes, Vintage Yamaha ns40 M, Uad OX, Softube Concole one and Fader One,Vox AC 30, Fender Champ, Neuman U87 Vintage mic.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Scott Forman
  • Chaka Khan
  • Chaka Khan
  • Robert Palmer
  • Robert Palmer
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • Daryl Hall & John Oates
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • Joan Jett
  • O-Positive
  • REO Speedwagon
  • REO Speedwagon
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Dewa Budjana

3 Reviews

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  1. Review by C.Joleene
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    Scott was so awesome to work with. He was clear with what he wanted and open to suggestions from me as well. Would love to work with him again! Thank you Scott!

  2. Review by Carl Glanville
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    Working with Scott again has been another pleasure - inspiring music, a really cool song, and cool sounds. Scott supplies great sessions with all that I need in order to get a great mix.

  3. Review by Carl Glanville
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    Scott is a total pleasure to work with. He has great songs with lots of inspiring sounds and parts. He's super receptive to creative input, ideas and ways to help make the mixing go as smoothly and as creatively as possible. Great communication - a very productive and fun experience!

Interview with Scott Forman

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: All of my prior studio work ...so many cool experiences being in the room with the best of the best.

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

  4. A: I just started an album that will be songs to submit for soundtracks and other artists,

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Hybrid...

  7. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  8. A: If you aren't happy I am not finished.

  9. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  10. A: I just love music, Its been my passion since I was old enough to listen to it.

  11. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  12. A: I try not to make it about me.

  13. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  14. A: I'm pretty straight forward.

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

  16. A: I ask to hear a sample of what they are working on and I ask about what the desired goal is.

  17. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  18. A: Just reach out.

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: guitar, computer, Adam audio speakers, U87 Mic, Drum kit

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: 35 years ago I took my first studio job with The Cars in Boston. There I worked with the Cars, Hall and Oats, Aerosmith and ultimately ended up at tha Hit Factory NYC working with artists like Robert Palmer, Joan Jett, Carly Simon, Chaka Kahnand guest artists such as Prince, Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder among others.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: To me its just art its not about me but the actual creation itself.

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

  26. A: U2, Chili Peppers, The Stones anything authentic honest and edgy.

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

  28. A: Keep it simple. More often than not its about opening up space for the primary instrument.

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

  30. A: Rock but really anything modern.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Working toward what the client's goals.

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

  34. A: Several decades of experience and working on multiple platinum albums.

  35. Q: What's your typical work process?

  36. A: I am extremely flexible it depends on the needs of the client.

  37. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  38. A: I have a fully balanced and treated mix room with Adam Audio A77x monitors as my primary speakers. I have a massive collection of plugins as well as some classic UAD and Manly tube compressors for outboard gear.

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

  40. A: u2, Stones, Beatles, Chilli Peppers, Peter Gabriel. I worked under some of the best including ET Thorngren, Rick Ruben (Earosmith & Run DMC)

  41. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  42. A: I am a veteran of mixing and production dating back to the late 80s where I worked in the top Studio called the Hit Factory. I have just opened a private mix room and I am now offering mixing services independently.

GenresSounds Like
  • U2
  • Tom Petty
  • Pearl Jam
Gear Highlights
  • UAD Appollo
  • 2 OCTO Sattelites
  • MACPro
  • UAD plugins
  • Waves
  • MacDsp
  • Soundtoys
  • SSL
  • Izetope
  • Lexicon
  • Softube and many other boutique plugins
  • Manley Voxbox
  • a UAD 6176
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