For the first time in Barcelona, Gordon Raphael, producer of iconic rock albums, proposes a workshop to show the secrets that characterize his productions.
23 & 24 of may at Sol de Sants Studios.
Produced by MUTUO Centro de Arte & Santa Cecilia Sound.
Hosted by Sol de Sants Studios
Gordon Raphael is a record producer and musician from Seattle, Washington and New York, currently living in Berlin.
Gordon Raphael is most widely known for his work with The Strokes, whom he met while attending one of their shows at Luna Lounge on Ludlow Street, New York City. He produced their debut EP The Modern Age as well as their first two albums Is This It (which was voted best album of the decade by NME in the UK, and number 2 best of the decade in USA by Rolling Stone) and Room On Fire. The EP and first album were recorded entirely in his basement studio Transporterraum NYC (co-owned by Jimmy Goodman). He has also produced many songs with Bristol's Sarah Maguire, Fake Chemical State for ex-Skunk Anansie lead singer Skin, Mexico's top rock band Fobia, the well loved album "Soviet Kitsch" by Regina Spektor. Other notables he has worked with include Damon Albarn, Ian Astbury and Ian Brown. As far as recording rock music: from Bognor Regis Kill Kenada, Britain's The Moonies, the highly skilled London band Three Trapped Tigers Operatic art rockers Ox.Eagle.Lion.Man Swiss literary-rock band The Mondrians, Finland's Caroline Taucher and The Whas, UK artists Charly Flynn and The Sound Explosion. He worked as engineer, and played keyboards, on all of New York singer-songwriter Roxanne Fontana's second album, Souvenirs d'Amour.