MEET JASON SUECOF, MASTER KNOB-TWIDDLER, OWNER OF A DOG NAMED “STINKY”
I love interviews with producers and mixers. They’re the dudes behind the scenes who are rarely talked about or given much credit but whose skills and personality are SO important to the sound of the records we love… and those we hate too. In January we got a “behind the scenes” video with Colin Marston, in February we got a Q&A session with Sanford Parker and today we get a Metal Injection interview with Jason Suecof, the man behind albums by Atheist, Death Angel, Born of Osiris, Chimaira, Trivium and 10 gajillion other bands whose records you own. Lucky for me, and for you, too, if you’re a production nerd like I am.
Suecof is a character, as anyone who’s watched behind-the-scenes bonus footage connected to records he’s worked on surely knows. In the above interview he talks about his differing approaches to producing and mixing, how he got his start, his dog “Stinky” (yes, really), the possibility of doing a new Crotchduster record, and more. This one’s for Dime, bra.