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What does a music producer actually do?..

What does a music producer actually do?..

George Martin, also known as ‘The Fifth Beatle’ was probably the most influential music producer ever in the history of music.  But what exactly does a music producer do?  Where do they fit in?  Are they technicians, psychologists or a bit of both?  Music producers Philip Magee (Kodaline and The Academic) and Ger McDonnell (The Cure, Def Leppard, U2 and then some) shed a light on what their job actually entails.

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