Originally Posted by Stewie
We know Alan Parsons was a huge contributor to Dark Side of the Moon. I believe he was credited as "engineer" but from what I've read he was doing alot of the producing due to the new and innovative "sounds" that he brought to the table. He carried that skill on to his own band. Always a front-runner.
Alan Parsons was a staff engineer at Abbey Road Studios and worked on the Beatles' albums before DSOTM. He was already an accomplished pro and he brought plenty of skills to that PF album. The work was done at AR Studios.
There is some good video footage documenting that whole session. From the "crazy guy" vocal capture of the staff RM to the woman that, without tabs or any real musical guidance, nailed the maternal yet haunting female vocal during "the great gig in the sky". More here;