Phil Spector One Of The Greatest Producers Of All Time – NME
NME has compiled a list of the Top 50 music producers of all time, and has ranked Phil Spector at #5 on that list. The magazine writes, “His CV stretches from The Ronettes to The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’, Tina Turner’s ‘River Deep Mountain High’, ‘Imagine’ and ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over’) but his true legacy is of course his pioneering ‘wall of sound’ technique, what he referred to as ‘a Wagnerian approach to rock ‘n’ roll’, a devasting sonic approach that’s influenced everyone from Springsteen to the shoegazers. It’s precisely that kind of creative approach that elevates a producer from knob-twidldler to a key member of the band, whoever the band might be.”
Read more at NME.com.