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.