|Occupation(s)||sound engineer, record producer|
|Associated acts||American Music Club|
Jim Scott is an American music producer and engineer, best known for his large body of work as an engineer, and his work as a producer with American rock band Wilco. In 2009 Scott built his own studio, Plyrz Studios.
Scott has worked as engineer with a range of other rock music artists, including Dixie Chicks, Tom Petty, Sting, The Rolling Stones, Roger Daltrey, Crowded House, 7 Worlds Collide, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lowen & Navarro, Jack's Mannequin, Ron Sexsmith and many others. Scott won a Grammy Award for his work as engineer on Red Hot Chili Peppers' benchmark album Californication (which he also mixed), as well as for engineering Tom Petty's Wildflowers, mixing the Foo Fighters' One By One, doing engineering work on Santana's Supernatural, and getting three Grammys for his work on the Dixie Chicks' Taking The Long Way. He also mixed Matchbox Twenty's "More Than You Think You Are" which reached a no. 6 on the US Billboard 200 and had two Top10 singles on the US Hot100.
In 2013 he participated in the movie Sound City, by Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), along with many others such as Paul McCartney, Butch Vig, Neil Young and Tom Petty. The movie was about the Neve console and its parent studio Sound City, and its many visitors over the years.
Involvement with American Music Club
Scott was the mixing engineer for all of American Music Club's 1994 San Francisco album, except "It's Your Birthday", "Wish The World Away" and "I Just Took My Two Sleeping Pills And Now I'm Like A Bridegroom Standing At The Altar". His mix of "I'll Be Gone" with producer Joe Chiccarelli appears on the vinyl version of the album, while Bob Clearmountain's mix appears on the CD.
- David Goggin (February 1, 2009). "Engineer Jim Scott Interview". mixonline.com. Retrieved June 16, 2017.