Sep 10, 2020
Chris Allen is a Grammy-nominated recording and mix engineer based in New York City. He’s been the chief engineer at Sear Sound for over a decade and was a protégé of the late Walter Sear. Chris has worked with an impressive and varied list of artists, including Yoko Ono, Paul Simon, Fleet Foxes, Nels Cline, Andrew Bird, Ravi Coltrane, and Dr. John. Chris sat down with John and Stewart in studio A at Sear to discuss microphones, interns, crazy sessions, keeping things fresh after 16 years at Sear Sound, and carrying on Walter’s legacy of excellence in recording.