Below are examples of work that I have produced for myself, other artists, scoring projects and commercial spots. A more detailed summary of gear, space and peeps I’ve worked with in a production capacity can be found at the Studio page link above.
Melissa Reaves - Bitter Pear
A hurricane of a singer who just can't be classified. This collection of cover songs ranging from Led Zep to Queen to Gillian Welch is currently being mixed by Dave O'Donnell.
Abbie Gardner - Wishes On A Neon Sign
A new solo record from Red Molly's lead dobro slinger and singer.
Michael Bellar - producer and arranger, hammond organ, acoustic pianos, wurlitzer, rhodes, pump organ, accordion, fender contempo, percussion and backing vocals. Mixed by Chris Jacobie and mastered by Lurssen Mastering. Selected tracks below.
KellyMarie - On a Whim
Michael Bellar - co-producer/sound designer, horn arrangements, acoustic piano, rhodes, wurlitzer, hammond organ, fender contempo, moog, juno, nord lead 2x, celeste, mellotron, electronics/effects and additional engineering). Producer Chris Jacobie.
Kellin Watson - Halo of Blue
Michael Bellar – producer, arranger, co-writer, string arrangements, all acoustic and electronic keyboards, hammond organ, mandolin, acoustic guitar, percussion and additional engineering. mixed and mastered by Gene Paul. Selected tracks below.
Michael Bellar & the AS-IS Ensemble - Oh No Oh Wow
Michael Bellar - producer, arranger, additional engineering, wurlitzer, rhodes, acoustic piano, hammond organ, accordion, pump organ, harmonium, moog, juno, effects, percussion and yes indeed; mandolin. Selected tracks below.
Michael Bellar & the AS-IS Ensemble - Turned On Turned Up
Michael Bellar - producer, arranger, additional engineering, wurlitzer, rhodes, acoustic piano, hammond organ, accordion, pump organ, harmonium, moog, juno, effects and percussion. Selected tracks below.
Coral - Rock and Dolls
Michael Bellar - producer and arranger of selected tracks, keyboards, acoustic guitars, co-writer and engineering. Selected tracks below.
Scoring & License Work
Michael Bellar - composer and all sounds.
Michael Bellar - composer/producer and all sounds (except for video #2 lead guitar by Ward Williams esq).
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