There are tens of thousands of hit records out there with Distression (not to mention our other products) all over them! From Pavarotti to Nine Inch Nails, our products can be heard in almost every form of music, live sound and film production. Thanks to all our loyal customers for helping make Empirical Labs products such a success!
In semi-Aphabetical order:
A Perfect Circle & Billy Howerdell
Aerosmith - (Joe Perry owns 8 Distressors)
Al Schmidt - Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Jefferson Airplane, Steely Dan, Toto, Nora Jones,
Angela Piva - Mary J Blige, Naughty by Nature, Janet Jackson
Ashes dIvide - Billy Howerdel's latest project
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, Niacin, David Lee Roth)
Bob Clearmountain - Journey, Bryan Adams, Stones, Springstein, etc, etc, etc!
Brendan O'Brien -Producer Mixdown Engineer (Thanks for helping us out with Fatso, too Brendan!)
Bruce Calder - (Electric Lady Studios, Degeneration)
Chris Lord Alge - Stones, Prince, Springsteen, Madonna, Green Day, Dave Mathews, My Chemical Romance, Hinder, etc
Clair Brothers - the first reinforcement company to use us large & live! Thanks!
Craig Melvin (Gloria Estefan)
Creed - Eight Distressors on their 2003 tour
D & D Studios NYC
Dave Hewitt - Remote Recording Services
Dave Matthews - thanks for putting the Lil FrEQ front-and-center on your live vocals Dave - sounds awesome !
Death Cab for Cutie
Dust Brothers (John King)
Ed Cherney - (Also a first Fatso User! You made a difference in us going ahead with it, Ed)
Ed Kowalcyzk - Live
Eddie Kramer - Thanks Ed. Love the Hendrix Photos!
Effanel Remote recording - Randy Ezratty, 2003 Grammys
Eric Schilling - Gloria Estefan, John Secada
Finn Halle - Germany
Five Towns College (6 Distressors!!)
Fletcher (Mercenary Audio) who "invited" us (more or less made us!) to show the EL8 for the first time at his booth at the 1996 NYC AES - Thanks Fletch
Full Sail School for the Recording Arts
George Massenburg - One of our very first users (along with Nate Kunkel)
Goo Goo Dolls
Greg Calbi - Sterling Sound
Jason Slater - Snake River Conspiracy
Jay Baumgartner - NRG Studios
Jay Gordon - Producer, Lead Vocalist of Orgy
Jerry Harrison - Live, Verve Pipe, (We Love Ya Jerry! - 12 Distressors!!)
Jerry Only - The Misfits
Joe Chicarelli - Frank Zappa, Hole, Beck, U2, among others
John Agnello - Producer, Engineer, Mixer
John Kurzweg - Creed
John McBride at Blackbird Studios - 8 Distressors, 4 Fatsos, 2 Lil FrEQs and counting!! Thanks John, Vance and Rollf
John Patterson - Thanks John for helping us create the Distressor and coming up with the name "Nuke" when 200: 1 just didn't have the right ring to it.
Josh Abraham (Orgy, Staind, Korn, Limp Bizkit)
Julien - K
Kooster McAllister - Record Plant Remote
Marc Costanzo, Len
Mark Plati - David Bowie
Maroon 5 - Matt Wallace, you rock!
Michael Wilton (Queensrych)
Micheal Brauer - Sony Studios NYC
Mick Gazauski - Mariah Carey, Boyz 2 Men, Toni Braxton, etc.
Mick Hughes - Metallica FOH Engineer
Mike Keating (Sting, Bush, Springsteen live)
N SYNC - All five of them!
Nate Kunkel - you rock Nate!! We love you, keep up the great work.
Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)
Nine Inch Nails - (Keep breakin new ground Trent)
Outsmarting Simon - go Greg!
Paul Tennebekk (Norway's Midwest Audio)
Phil (the Buther) Nicolo (The Stones, Amy Grant, Sting, Aerosmith, Judy Saiya)
Phil Ramone/John Patterson
Real World Studios - (Peter Gabriel's facility in England)
Ricky Martin - (Yes, it's all over "Livin' La Vida Loca")
Roey Shamir - Information Society, Al B Sure
Ross Hogarth - (Jewel, Coal Chamber, Grade 8)
Ryan Hewitt - Engineer Extraordinare
Scott Anthony - Dessau recording, Beastie Boys (gotta luv those wackos!)
Seal - on tour
Sean Beresford (3rd Eye Blind)
Sound Kitchen - (Thanks Dino and John, for helping in Nashville)
Stone Temple Pilots - thanks guys! (Luvvvvv the new album!)
Sue Shoemaker - Blues Traveler
Tchad Blake - Sheryl Crow, Richard Thompson, Crowded House, Pearl Jam, Peter Gabriel, Bonnie Raitt
The Academy Is
The Voyager Remote Truck in Paris - thanks Yves!
Tom Lord Alge - Peter Gabriel, U2, Green Day, Oasis, Verve Pipe, Coldplay, Rolling Stones, Third Eye Blind, etc
Whitney Houston (in live shows & studio)
Woodland Studios - Robert Solomon (Thanks for turning Nashville on)