Lou Giordano

Lou Giordano (born c. 1957)[1] is a record producer and recording engineer who co-founded Radiobeat Studios.[2] He worked at Fort Apache Studios when it was located in Boston,[3] and was a partner in the production company Prodco, which had close ties with Fort Apache.[4]

Giordano received a degree in electrical engineering from MIT.[5] He was a sound man for Hüsker Dü through 1988,[6] and later produced Bob Mould's spin off Sugar.[7] Giordano also built effects pedals for Mission of Burma.[8]

He has produced a wide variety of bands, including Sunny Day Real Estate and the Goo Goo Dolls.[5]


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  3. ^ Earles, Andrew (2014-09-15). Gimme Indie Rock: 500 Essential American Underground Rock Albums 1981-1996. Voyageur Press. pp. 375–. ISBN 9780760346488. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  4. ^ Paul Verna (1995-03-18). Kolderie & slade Build Production Empire from the Underground Up. Billboard Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 69–. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
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  6. ^ Earles, Andrew (2010-11-15). Husker Du: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock. MBI Publishing Company. pp. 286–. ISBN 9781616739799. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
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  8. ^ Miller, Roger. "Electronics". Mission of Burma official website. Retrieved 7 December 2018.