SAE | Audio Master Class with Chris Kimsey
Nov12

SAE | Audio Master Class with Chris Kimsey

On 12 November, SAE Oxford students will get the chance to learn from music industry titan, Chris Kimsey. The renowned engineer will be bringing sessions from albums he has produced and will walk students through how they were recorded, and will also run through Mixing them live on the Neve Genesys. Chris Kimsey has worked on over 360 albums for artists including The Rolling Stones, Peter Frampton, Duran Duran, Led Zeppelin, Emerson,...

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Article | Chris Kimsey – My Life in Vinyl
Sep07

Article | Chris Kimsey – My Life in Vinyl

My Life in Vinyl Chris Kimsey The renowned engineer has worked in the music industryfor 45 years, forging a close relationship with The RollingStones. He shares his highlights with Teri Saccone The renowned engineer has worked in the music industry for 45 years, forging a close relationship with The Rolling Stones. He shares his highlights with Teri Saccone Engineer and producer Chris Kimsey never set out to capture ngineer and...

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Something new is coming to Olympic Studios
Mar10

Something new is coming to Olympic Studios

Something new is coming to Olympic Studios! There is not a lot of information to share at the moment, except that construction has started on a new studio and performance venue! Pictured above is the brand new space with floating concrete floors. More photos and information to come soon! A little history about the Olympic Studios recording studio taken from their official website at olympiccinema.co.uk After a few years as a studio...

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How we made: Peter Frampton’s Baby I Love Your Way
Oct02

How we made: Peter Frampton’s Baby I Love Your Way

‘I’ve got a week left to write it’ … Peter Frampton in 1976, a year after the single’s release. Photograph: Pictorial Press/Alamy There were 8,000 people going nuts for us in San Francisco. The band were on fire. And we ended up with the best-selling live album of all time’ Interviews by Dave Simpson Mon 30 Sep 2019 Peter Frampton, singer, songwriter When I was 11, I saw this guy on the steps of our school playing sax and singing...

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Rolling Stones Outtake Featuring Keith Richards & Kristi Kimsey on Vocals
Jun01

Rolling Stones Outtake Featuring Keith Richards & Kristi Kimsey on Vocals

“Let’s Go Steady” was recorded In late January or early February of 1979, while the Rolling Stones were at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas working on songs for the Emotional Rescue album. The song was originally recorded by Sam Cooke (as “Let’s Go Steady Again”) for a B-side for his song “Only Sixteen” from 1959. The Rolling Stones version features a wonderful duet-style vocal...

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Lil and Ollie
Aug19

Lil and Ollie

London based country/blues duo ‘Lil & Ollie’ started working together back in 2014 and have been performing and writing together since then. After returning from a three week road trip from Atlanta to New Orleans then up to Nashville along the Mississippi they wrote their debut album ‘Confessional’. The album was recorded at Eastcote Studios and produced by Chris Kimsey. They have played festivals such as Wilderness, BoomTown...

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