Rich Uncle Records

Recording Studio

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Vintage analog tones for the modern era

Rich Uncle Records under musical direction of Josh Wiener is a boutique recording studio & production house located on the west side of Los Angeles, CA. Josh Wiener specializes in audio engineering, production, composition/songwriting, and instrumental performance (guitar, bass, drums, keys, horns)

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Interview with Rich Uncle Records

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

  2. A: Full band multitrack recording, song mixing, and guitar + bass tracks.

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

  4. A: Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, Danger Mouse, Gabe Roth (Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Daptone Records), Shawn Lee, Thomas Brenneck, El Michels Affair (Big Crown Records) Blake Mills, & Adrian Younge

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: Analog (tape) / Digital Hybrid. Mixing/control room, and a large live room. Suitable for full band live recording.

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

  8. A: Write the song, track rhythm section first (bass & drums), overdub keys, guitar, vocals, etc, then mix over 3-4 short sessions with reference listening at home & car speakers in between.

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

  10. A: Vision & ear for the completed track, and a keen sense of melody

GenresSounds Like
  • The Black Keys
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Dangermouse
Gear Highlights
  • Tascam 388 Mixer+Reel to Reel
  • 1970 Ampeg B15 Bass Amp
  • Vintage Guitars
  • 1960's Ludwig Drums
  • Tube Preamps
  • Vintage Microphones
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