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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Orcas Island

    Craig Anderton Named Executive Editor Of EQ

    Congratulations Craig!

    They couldn't have picked a better person!



    Leading Recording Magazine Revamps Editorial Team

    SAN MATEO, CA (JUNE 5, 2006) -- EQ magazine, part of the Music Player Network, has announced that recording industry legend Craig Anderton has been appointed consulting Executive Editor of EQ magazine.

    Anderton has been a contributor to EQ since the magazine’s inception, and will now help guide the publication’s overall vision and content in concert with EQ’s existing staff, which includes: Vicki Hartung, Publisher; Michael Molenda, Editorial Director; Matt Harper, Assistant Editor; Debbie Greenberg, Managing Editor; and Doug Gordon, Art Director; following the departure of Eugene Robinson.

    “Obviously, we’re thrilled to have such a well-respected and inspirational editorial force in place at EQ,” says MPN Group Publisher Vicki Hartung. “Craig’s reputation speaks for itself. He’s credible, he knows technology, he embraces all recording communities, and he always has his eyes on the future.”

    Anderton has played Carnegie Hall, been involved with dozens of major label releases as a musician, producer, or engineer, and guests on guitar with the European-based groups Rei$$dorf Force and Air Liquide. He has written several books—including the classic Home Recording for Musicians—as well as thousands of articles. Anderton has also given seminars on technology and the arts in 37 states, 10 countries, and three languages. He has been involved with Guitar Player and Keyboard magazines since the mid ’70s, and started contributing to EQ magazine in 1991. For the past few years, Anderton has acted as Editor-at-Large for EQ and Keyboard, and contributes regularly to Pro Sound News, Performing Songwriter, Sound on Sound (UK), and Sound+Recording (Germany). Currently, he's also Editor-in-Chief for harmonycentral.com.

    “We have an extremely dedicated and talented team assembled here—from editorial to sales—as well as some stellar freelancers,” says Anderton. “These are exciting times, and we all want EQ to reflect that excitement. We plan to re-invent the concept of a publication about recording, while building a community of engineers, musicians, and manufacturers that can help each other make better recordings and ultimately, better music."

    For more information, please contact:
    Laney Erokan
    Group Communications Marketing Manager, Music Player Network

    About Music Player Network
    The Music Player Network is the world's leading music instrument publishing company and publisher of Guitar Player, Bass Player, Keyboard, EQ, and Backbeat books, has a circulation of 300,000 loyal readers. MPN is a division of CMP Entertainment Media, which produces magazines, books, Web sites, trade shows and events for musicians and the professional audio, video, and installation industries. For more information, please visit www.musicplayer.com or www.cmp.com .

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Traverse Bay

    Re: Craig Anderton Named Executive Editor Of EQ

    I remember Craig Anderton as the Editor of Electronic Musician, clear back in the 1980's, when it was by far the leading magazine in the field. A ton of concise and informative articles and reviews. It was my perception that it was the pioneering force and ,at any rate, it was a tremendous resource at the time, with an enjoyable editorial page as well.

    Best of luck with it Craig. That's great news for EQ!


  3. #3

    Re: Craig Anderton Named Executive Editor Of EQ

    Let's hope they give him enough reign to use his judgement. If Michael Molenda's involved hands-on, that's also a good thing.

  4. #4

    Re: Craig Anderton Named Executive Editor Of EQ

    Mayhap there'll be a commemorative re-issue of the Mandrake Memorial albums on 2-CD sets...
    — alanb




  5. #5

    Re: Craig Anderton Named Executive Editor Of EQ

    Kudos to Craig. I've been an avid reader of his writing since the '80s.

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