Chris Manning / Salamander Sound

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Formerly, an original member of the early '90s pop band Jellyfish (Virgin/ Charisma), Chris is a highly talented San Francisco producer / writer and multi-instrumentalist. After leaving Jellyfish, Chris signed on as an assistant engineer at the prestigious Plant Studios in Sausalito,Ca. During that time, he worked under producers such as Steve Lillywhite, Bob Rock and Jerry Harrison. Chris assisted and engineered on multi-platnum and 8 grammy winning: "Supernatural" by Carlos Santana. Hes worked on records for Metallica, Third Eye Blind (and sang back up vocals) Guster (and played bass) and Bouncing Souls. After going freelance, Chris began producing for Jesse Colin Young (Youngbloods) and travelled to Hawaii where he completed "Greatest Hits" at Jesse's private estate studio. Chris has produced records for 20 Minute Loop "one of the more refreshing musical experiences in months and months." (-Pitchfork.com) and the self titled debut for American Drag "These guys can fuckin play" (-Relix Mag.) Chris, along with brother, Roger Joseph Manning Jr (Beck, Air, Jellyfish, Moog cookbook) re-mixed Henry Mancini's "The Pink Panther" for Sony Pictures' 2005 blockbuster starring Steve Martin. Chris has also mixed, engineered, and done digital editing for Joe Satriani, David Grisman and Huey Lewis and the News- (live DVD w/ Grateful Dead engineer Jeffery Norman) Chris' recent work includes Thriving Ivory's self titled debut. Hailed by Live 105 producer Greg Gory as one of the "top 10 albums of 2006". Also, he co-produced and mixed Chris Brown's self titled debut, which earned him additional "top 10 albums of 2006 " (-Absolute Power Pop.com.) "...A stunning debut...flat out brilliant." (-Alan Haber / WEBR) Currently, Chris is producing the debut CD for San Francisco's alt pop darlings Minipop, whose first single "LIke I Do" is already on Live 105's top 25 songs for 2006. Chris is also in regular demand purely as a mixer and has an excellent studio in Marin County equipped with a full Pro-Tools HD system and all the required vintage analogue gear. He is known by many as "The Band Witchdoctor" for the good vibes and magic he brings to every record he is a part of. His mixes are fat, punchy, warm, and transparent... His track record; VERY impressive ........................................................................................................... ......................................................Credits include:....................................................... .................................................................................................................................................... Santana (Supernatural), Metallica (Garage inc.), Huey Lewis and The News (Live DVD), Third Eye Blind (Blue), Jellyfish (Bellybutton), Thriving Ivory (self titled debut), Joe Satriani (E.A. soundtrack), Jesse Colin Young (Greatest Hits), Guster (Lost and Gone Forever), David Grisman (Strummin with the Devil), Roy Rogers (Pleasure And Pain), Pink Panther Movie Soundtrack, Bouncing Souls (Hopeless Romantic), Zero (Live), Box Set (Lemonade), Scapegoat Wax (Lost Cause), Echobrain (Glean), Ted Nugent (Love Grenade), Minipop (A New Hope)
............................................................................................................................ ...................................................Chris has worked with:............................................ ............................................................................................................................................... Steve Lillywhite, Jack Joseph Puig, Jerry Harrison, Bob Rock, KC Porter, Ant Banks, Eric Thorngren, Mike Fraser, Albhy Galuten, Arne Frager, Glen Kolotkin, Thom Wilson, Chris Bellman, Jason Carmer, John Siket, Neill King ... ............................................................................................................................ ...............................................Chris has Mixed or Recorded for:................................... .................................................................................................................................................. Wind Up, Eagle Rock, Arista, Elektra, Epitaph, Virgin, Charisma, Hollywood, Sire, MCA, Chophouse, Milan, Pointblank, Priority, Fortune, MFLP, Popmafia

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