Music producer makes new home in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A tunes producer based in Santa Fe is 1 of the minds driving the album of the yr at this year’s Grammys. Information 13 acquired a look at his new studio that he hopes will be an escape for regional artists he performs with.

“We had been just in excess of the moon about it and didn’t even really know what to make of it,” claims Marc Whitmore. “Still do not, essentially.”

Whitmore is a Grammy winner, doing work on Jon Batiste’s album “We Are,” which took dwelling the coveted Album of the Calendar year award at Sunday’s Grammys. That album took Whitmore across the nation.

“For instance, we went to New Orleans since we had to put choir and a couple of other even larger sounding devices on a music. Points that he couldn’t seriously achieve in his dressing place,” says Whitmore.

He’s now using his expertise and his Grammy to his new studio, north of Santa Fe. “I actually utilized these, this a person, to record Jon,” provides Whitmore.

He’s been based mostly in Nashville carrying quite a few various hats as a producer, engineer, and mixer. “We ended up looking for anything unique from Nashville – this just seemed like a definitely cool spot to make music,” he says.

Whitmore suggests the purpose of going to New Mexico was to build a location for artists to escape and make songs. “I seriously want it to be a spot where people can appear out and produce, certainly chill out, and discover anything that they can’t somewhere else,” Whitmore claims.

And Whitmore’s gotten optimistic opinions. “So considerably, anyone that I’ve explained to I’m opening a studio in Santa Fe have been very fired up about it simply because they are on the lookout to get out in the center of nowhere and just relax and document,” he says.

When he plans on functioning with some massive-title artists, he’s also shining a light on regional talent, such as one artist he noticed when he first moved to New Mexico. “The a person that I truly labored with is John Francis and the Very poor Clares,” says Whitmore. “Really fantastic band right here in town. They are really the initially exhibit I saw in Santa Fe and I was like, I gotta document you men.”

Whitmore states he’s identified a welcoming new household in New Mexico. “We actually really like it in this article, it is stunning. The individuals are superb,” he states.

Whitmore claimed functioning with Batiste was experimental, collaborative, and unforgettable.

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