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Press 2022

Indiana Trio The Cold Stares Announce New Album ‘Voices’ + Video For “The Joy”

By Darren McVeigh, Metal Planet Music—October 7, 2022

Recorded almost entirely over the course of just two days with producer/engineer/mixer Mark Needham (Taj Mahal, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon, Fleetwood Mac), the album (‘Voices’) stands as the band’s most mature, eclectic collection yet, balancing gritty muscle and tender emotion in equal measure.

Bluphoria exposes heartbreak in "Set Me Up"

By Maria Mata, Melodic Magazine—September 1, 2022

The band has been working closely with GRAMMY award-winning producer Mark Needham, who describes them as "…a great young band with instinctive pop sensibilities combined with a cool edginess and rawness that make the song sound like a car driving almost out of control!".

Rising Oregon Rockers Bluphoria Defy Doomsayers With “Set Me Up” (INTERVIEW)

By Hannah Means-Shannon, Glide Magazine—August 19, 2022

HMS: What were some highlights of going to Nashville to record with Mark Needham? Are there benefits to going somewhere totally new to work on music together?

Bluphoria: I think it really broadened our horizons. Before then neither of us would have assumed we would go to Tennessee since we had been West Coast kids all of our lives. It really helped me understand how big the world is and how different it can be which was overall a really inspiring experience.

NAMM Show 2022: Tribute to a Ventures’ guitarist, hitmaking producers and more on Day 1

By Peter Larsen, Orange County Register—June 3, 2022

“Life of a Hit Song” was one of the best. Hosted by musician and producer Don Miggs, it featured Bob Clearmountain, Tony Brown, and Mark Needham, three men who have produced, engineered or mixed scores of commercial and critical hits going back decades.

Jimmy Wilsey’s Guitar Helped Make Chris Isaak’s ‘Wicked Game’ a Smash. But Wilsey Was Never the Same After

By Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone Magazine—May 19, 2022

Jimmy (Wilsey) also used his guitar to trigger a MIDI’d string sound, engineer Mark Needham told Mix magazine.

Almost Monday Announce New Show Dates in North and South America The group's new single "Sunburn" is out now

By Michael Major, Broadway World—May 3, 2022

Originally from San Diego, the trio-Dawson Daugherty , Cole Clisby and Luke Fabry-crafted their 2020 debut EP don't say you're ordinary in Brooklyn and Los Angeles with producers Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Simon Oscroft.

Edgy And Authentic Rising Country Artist Emily Blackbird Is Seizing The Moment With Debut Single

By GG Magazine Staff— March 26, 2022

Written by Emily, produced by Grammy-nominated Kent Wells, mixed by Mark Needham, and mastered by Michael Denton, Ordinary Dream Girl sets the perfect tone for what to expect from Emily in the future.


By WFMZ-TV 69 News—Feb 24, 2022

The band (Bluphoria) went into East Iris Studios in Nashville this past January to record their debut record with GRAMMY®-winning and 11-time GRAMMY® nominated mixer/producer Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, P!nk, Imagine Dragons).

Premiere: Hollyy Shares New Single “Searching For Northern Lights”

By Caleb Campbell, Under the Radar Magazine—February 9, 2022

Their follow-up release (If You’re Ever Lost) was produced and engineered with the help of Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Nixon Boyd, and sees the band crafting their retro soul style with a newfound passion for studio experimentation.

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Rocket Unveils Music Video – “SuperHero”

By Randy Radic—November 26, 2021

Produced by Grammy-nominated Mark Needham and recorded at Studio 2, (band Rocket song) “SuperHero” has amassed over 180,000 YouTube views in just over a week.

Chris Isaak To Play Count Basie Center for the Arts

By New Jersey Stage—September 22, 2021

Isaak says what struck him most was how lucky he has been to have the people he works with around him, such as producer Erik Jacobsen, longtime engineer Mark Needham, and his Silvertone bandmates.

Grammy Museum Collection Live Interviews - Saint Motel Spotlight

By Scott Goldman, Grammy Museum Collection Live—August 27, 2021

Host Scott Goldman: Why did the collaboration (w/ Mark and Saint Motel) work so well?

Saint Motel: we love Mark, he's one of our favorite people to work with, he works really hard and his credentials are insane…

Saint Motel Perform “The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” Live from Macedonia

By Tina Benitez-Eves, American Songwriter—August 16, 2021

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, co-produced by Jackson and Mark Needham (Dolly Parton, The Killers), is a culmination of three Part releases, setting up the band’s ultimate film score with a musical storyline, moving through characters, conflict, resolution, and all its orchestrated “scenes.”

Bringin’ it Backwards: Interview with almost monday

By Adam Lisicky, BRINGIN' IT BACKWARDS/American Songwriter—July 9, 2021

The San Diego trio—Dawson Daugherty  (vocals),  Cole  Clisby  (guitar) and  Luke Fabry  (bass)— crafted their 2020 debut EP  don’t say you’re ordinary  in Brooklyn and Los Angeles with producers Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Simon  Oscroft  (The Naked and Famous, DREAMERS).

Meet Mark Needham | Music Producer/Mixer

By Shoutout LA—June 24, 2021

We had the good fortune of connecting with Mark Needham and we’ve shared our conversation below.


By RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine—May 14, 2021

The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack co-produced by frontman A/J Jackson and Grammy Award-winner Mark Needham (The Killers, Dolly Parton, Chris Isaac), the album continues the Saint Motel custom of joyfully blurring genres.

Iglu & Hartly Release New Single And Video For ‘Cheetah’

By Jason McMahon, Substream Magazine—Apr 22, 2021

Independently released and co-produced by Mark Needham (the Killers, Imagine Dragons, Walk the Moon). “Cheetah” interestingly began its life in 2017 during a writing session singer/producer Jarvis Anderson had with the alternative rock group Night Riots.

DON'T BELIEVE IN GHOSTS Sign To Imagen Records; New Single And Debut Label Release Announced

By staff at—March 22, 2021

Don’t Believe In Ghosts have signed to Imagen Records / ADA Warner. The band will release their first single, "Put Your Head Back", which was mixed by Mark Needham on April 16.

Almost Monday on Collection: Live from The Grammy Museum

By Katherine Turman,—March 6, 2021

The San Diego trio—Dawson Daugherty, Cole Clisby and Luke Fabry—has generated millions of streams to date, sold out shows, and crafted their debut EP don’t say you’re ordinary in Brooklyn and Los Angeles with producers Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Simon Oscroft.

A behind-the-scenes look at making The Killers’ iconic "Mr. Brightside"

By Jason Bracelin, Las Vegas Review-Journal—February 4, 2021

"It was the right song at the time, the right feel and sound,” Mark Needham says. The veteran mixer and producer, whose clients have included Fleetwood Mac and Shakira, mixed “Mr. Brightside.” “It was just so aggressive and punk and indie, but with such a big pop chorus. It kind of pushed all those buttons.”

Billboard Executive Roundtable - Mark Needham has announced the creation of E.O.M. Records

By Chris Eggertsen,—January 15, 2021

Mark Needham, the studio mixer and producer whose mile-long list of credits include best-selling albums by The Killers, P!nk and Imagine Dragons, has announced the creation of E.O.M. Records (Evolution of Man), an artist development extension and record label. E.O.M.'s first order of business is pairing with Hollywood Records/Disney Music Publishing to break alt-pop band Almost Monday.

Iglu and Hartly Return After Decade of Dormancy, Drop “Cooler”

By Ken Churilla, American Songwriter Magazine—December 14, 2020

The band members weren’t the only ones falling back into the fold as Mark Needham was brought back to co-produce and mix the song. Known for his work with the Killers, Imagine Dragons, Fleetwood Mac and more, Needham worked on & Then Boom ten years ago.

9 Engineers on the Hardest Song They Ever Mixed

By Dan Reilly, Vulture/New York Magazine—November 17, 2020

Vulture: we spoke with nine prominent mix engineers in a number of genres about the toughest songs they tackled - Mark Needham Walk the Moon, “Anna Sun”: It was a breakthrough song for Walk the Moon and really set them up for their second album. I really wanted to knock it out of the park for them, and I think we got there.

IRATION Announces “Coastin’ At The Drive-In" Live Shows December 3rd-5th

By Grateful Web & Press Here Publicity—November 13, 2020

(Iration album) Coastin’ was produced and co-written by David Manzoor and engineered by Will Brierre and features an impressive blend of song and mix engineers including Jimmy Douglass , Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Saint Motel), Niko Marzouca, Rob Marksand & Lars Stalfors who helped make each song unique and fresh.

NEW MUSIC: almost monday — don't say you’re ordinary

By Jones Willingham, Melodic Magazine—October 9, 2020

MM: Your origin story has been told time and time again — booking shows in the back of surf shops until you broke through with Mark Needham. Does this sudden rise in starpower (for yourself and the collaborations y’all have) make you feel any pressure in releasing this EP?

am: Definitely no pressure. I think we’re just doing what comes natural to us and making music that we love. Artist of the Week: BLAZAR

By Kristopher Novak,—September 20, 2020

The new track, “Precious” released September 18, 2020. “Precious” was produced by BLAZAR & Anthony Resta. It was mixed by Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Shakira, Stevie Nicks) and mastered by Hans Dekline.

BLAZAR Drops Sexy New Single "Precious"

By Katie Stone,—September 18, 2020

The track comes as a collaborative work between some heavy-hitters. It was produced by BLAZAR and Anthony Resta, mixed by Mark Needham, who has recorded with The Killers and Stevie Nicks, and mastered by Hans Dekline.

Interview: almost monday

By RJ Frometa, Vents Magazine—September 9, 2020

What was it like to work with Mark Needham and how did that relationship develop?

We basically just looked up who mixed our favorite records (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and came across Mark’s name. We sent him an email and he ended up driving down from LA to San Diego to see us play a show. Mark is one of the greatest and most genuine people in the music industry. It’s always an honor to have his ear on something.

5 songs you must hear this week

By Alan Cross,—August 24, 2020

Almost Monday, Broken People - This trio went from performing in the back of a surf shop to working with Mark Needham who has been in the studio with both The Killers and Imagine Dragons. I kinda feel that this song is going to be a hit.

BLAZAR’s new lyrical video, “Tomorrow” is available now; The new track, “Precious” will Release on September 18, 2020

By Simon Hatfield,—August 14, 2020

“Precious” was produced by BLAZAR & Anthony (ajax) Resta. It was mixed by Mark Needham (The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Shakira, Stevie Nicks) and mastered by Hans Dekline. It was written by BLAZAR, Anthony (ajax) Resta and Jay Condiotti.

Interview with Mark Needham — Developing Artists, Believability & Books

By Niclas Jeppsson, Your Audio Solutions—August 5, 2020

Niclas interviews Mark about his past career projects from Taj Mahal to Chris Isaak, reflecting on pitching The Killers to the major lables, promoting and working with new artists and why he's always looking for bands with a new and different sound. Mark reflects on his favorite past projects and some personal subjects from books to boats.

So-Cal Pop Punk Band ROCKET Drops “Losing Breath”, A Statement on the World Today

By Brandon Stuhr, Modern Neon Media—August 3, 2020

The band’s initial collaborations have gained them a solid dose of praise, with many thanks to Grammy-nominated producer Mark Needham (Imagine Dragons, Neon Trees) for adding his Midas touch.

Interview: Many Beaches May Be Closed, But Iration’s New Album "Coastin'" Can Teleport You There

By Josh Weiner—July 10, 2020

Josh: What do you see as the primary payoffs of the teamwork that went into achieving this record?

Iration: And also Mark Needham and Will Brierre, who have been our main mix engineers over the last few years. [They] really understand our sound and what we?re going for in general.

This Is Nowhere interviews producer Mark Needham

By Matt Jameson, This Is Nowhere—July 7, 2020

When the band made their official announcement of the Hollywood Park album, they were quick to credit their secret ally: 11x Grammy nominated producer, Mark Needham.

Meet Mark Needham of MAN Entertainment in Hollywood

By Sid Reddy, VoyageLA—July 2, 2020

Today we'd like to introduce you to Mark Needham.

Let's switch gears a bit and go into the MAN Entertainment story. Tell us more about the business.

I am a record mixer / producer but what sets me (and my business) apart (and what I am most proud of) would be the artist development side/component of my business. It's exciting to me, to find an unsigned band/artist and see the artist grow when given the opportunity.

Why Iration's new album, "Coastin" is just right for staying home during the coronavirus

By Kelli Skye Fadroski, Orange County Register—July 1, 2020

In the studio, the quintet (Iration) worked with a variety of mix engineers including Jimmy Douglass, Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers), Nico Marzouca and Rob Marks and Lars Stalfors to punch up certain tracks.

Almost Monday Releases "Come On Come On" Music Video

By Alternative Addiction—June 22, 2020

San Diego-based band almost monday got their start playing self-booked shows in their hometown, soon drawing a rabid following on the strength of their larger-than-life energy and sing-along-ready anthems. (They are now) collaborating with Mark Needham (an engineer/mixer/producer known for his work with The Killers and Imagine Dragons).

Iration Celebrates Essential Frontline Workers

By Grateful Web—June 12, 2020

(New Iration album) Coastin’ was produced and co-written by David Manzoor and engineered by Will Brierre and features an impressive blend of song and mix engineers including Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Saint Motel) and Lars Stalfors, who helped make each song unique and fresh.

Almost Monday Dropped Their New Track "come on come on" Last Week

By Alternative Addiction—June 7, 2020

Since forming in 2015, best friends cole clisby (guitar), dawson daugherty (vocals), and luke fabry (bass) have gone from performing in the back room of a local surf shop to collaborating with Mark Needham.

Saint Motel Pour Over "Scripts" of Three-Part "Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"

By Tina Benitez-Eves, American Songwriter—April 2, 2020

Working mostly with producer Mark Needham (Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Chris Isaak), Jackson says all three parts are recorded. Each will feature five songs but Jackson says he may expand on Part 3 since they have more time now.

The Airborne Toxic Event Shares Video For "Come On Out"

By RJ Frometa—April 2, 2020

Produced and mixed by the band’s longtime collaborator, multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominee Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac), HOLLYWOOD PARK serves as both companion volume and musical soundtrack to Jollett’s remarkable memoir, adding vivid sonic color to his wrenching and ultimately life-affirming personal chronicle.

Discover & Download — Almost Monday

By 107.7 THE END—March 16, 2020

Once (almost monday) built up a body of work, almost monday tracked down Mark Needham online and emailed him an invitation to an upcoming gig, a shot-in-the-dark move that ended up forging a close musical partnership. Soon enough, Needham connected the band with producer Simon Oscroft, who helped them create their first batch of recordings.

ON RADAR: Almost Monday

By Jisselle Fernandez, On Radar—February 13, 2020

Now, Almost Monday is signed with Hollywood Records and collaborated with Mark Needham, an engineer/mixer/producer known for his work with The Killers and Imagine Dragons. Their sound is very nu-disco with surf rock tones...