LSM Headspace| Great Minds Lecture with Ken Scott | 30 April 2014

Headspace_LSM2014Headspace is a joint LSM radio and audio networking event where students can meet industry professionals (some are our graduates) from presenters to podcasters, composers to recordists, as well as a sound artist, drama production co-ordinator and our Visiting Professor Trevor Dann.  It’s an opportunity to talk to all the guests during short informal sessions, within small groups. The idea is to talk directly with all guests about any aspect of careers and make new contacts, To see if there are any spaces this Wednesday, between 11am and 3pm, you must email Louise at LSM: record producer/engineer Ken Scott’s talk will be taking place as part of the ‘Great Minds’ Lecture Series on Wednesday 30th April 2014 at 6pm [seated at 5.45pm] in the EMMTEC lecture theatre, University of Lincoln. Principal Lecturer at LSM Bryan Rudd said: This man is a legend in the music industry and is simply too good to miss. I urge you (students and staff) to book a place as soon as possible! To be at this event you will need to reserve a place in advance with 

Ken Scott began his career at the famous EMI Abbey Road Studios where he went on to work as an engineer on The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour and The White Album. He also worked with three of the group on solo projects including George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass. After moving to the Trident Independent studios he went onto to produce four albums with David Bowie including The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars.  Ken has worked with the top drawer of rock acts including Pink Floyd, Elton John, Procul Harum, Jeff Beck, Supertramp, Harry Nilsson, America, Devo, Kansas and the Tubes among many others. Working with David Bowie and Mick Ronson, he engineered Lou Reed’s seminal album Transformer that includes the tracks Walk On The Wild Side and Perfect Day.

He has been a major influence in the world of jazz, developing a more powerful ‘rock orientated’ sound working with artists such as the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Billy Cobham and Stanley Clarke.  Ken has received multiple Grammy nominations and numerous Gold and Platinum records from around the world. More recently, Ken was been elected to the Sound Fellowship of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) as a lifetime achievement award recognising his contribution to music.