Artist Interview: Mike Landau on The Jamcast - Session 3 Print
Friday, 30 March 2007 02:45
In Part 3 of the 4 part interview, Ken Volpe and Mike discuss a possible future East coast tour. They also get into the whole gear thing. Mike talks about some exciting new John Suhr products like his noiseless system for pickups and the new Badger amp. Mike also explains what's behind
his Dumble Slidewinder amp.

Lastly, they discuss some different Chandler Mic preamps for recording and a bit about microphone placement.

Listen to Session 3 with Mike Landau >

About: Michael Landau is a legendary session musician and guitarist who has played on thousands of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Seal, James Taylor, Helen Watson and Miles Davis. Landau, along with fellow session guitarists Waddy Wachtel, Steve Lukather and Dann Huff, played on the majority of major label releases recorded in LA from the 1980s-1990s.

In addition to his session work, Landau has also fronted several bands including Raging Honkies and Burning Water. In the early 1980s, he was also in the band Maxus that featured future Los Angeles session musician stalwarts Robbie Buchanan, Jay Gruska, and Doane Perry. Landau was also in competition with high school bandmate Lukather to become the guitarist for Toto in the late 1970s.