Brendan O’Brien

Born 23 June 1960.

Biography

Brendan O'Brien (born June 23, 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a record producer, mixer, engineer, and musician.

At age 14, O'Brien played guitar for the Atlanta-based cover band Pranks. In the late 1970s, he moved on to writing, performing and recording with the band Samurai Catfish. In the 1980s, he performed studio work with many local artists, including the Indigo Girls and the Downtown Executives, and played bass with The Georgia Satellites for a short time. He played guitar on the Atlanta Rhythm Section's 1989 album Truth in a Structured Form. His studio career was propelled by the success of the first Black Crowes album, Shake Your Money Maker, on which he played guitar and bass and engineered.

Along with his wife Robin and three daughters Jackie, Allie, and Hannah, O'Brien left his home base of Atlanta in the early 1990s to pursue his career in Los Angeles. He began working at Geffen Records under Rick Rubin, producing bands like Stone Temple Pilots and Pearl Jam. O'Brien returned to Atlanta in 1991.

Wikipedia This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect, defamatory or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Links & Information