Noted record producer Mike Clink has twenty years of experience in the music industry selling over seventy million records worldwide. After starting his career as an engineer at the famed Record Plant, recording such bands as Metallica, UFO, and Jefferson Airplane, he started getting more involved in producing by 1987.
Known for working with legendary bands such as Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, and Megadeth, Clink also specializes in developing new talent, including GRAMMY nominated artist Sarah Kelly. Traveling the world to record the biggest media events, Mike’s credits include ABC’s Millennium Broadcast from Osaka, Japan, the Super Bowl XXXV Halftime Show, Super Bowl XXXVII pre-game show, and the 2002 FIFA World Cup Soccer Championship.
With his expertise in live recording, he started a new media company that specializes in the instantaneous fulfillment of CD’s with added value content available immediately after a concert event. Mike frequently speaks on panels for The Recording Academy (NARAS), the Audio Engineering Society (AES), and forums that focus on digital rights and new media technology. Mike is a Trustee of the Los Angeles Chapter and a member the National Steering Committee of the Producers and Engineers Wing at NARAS. He is also the founder of the charitable organization, A Song of My Own, which pairs songwriters with patients at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. Drawing from his diverse musical talents, Mike is known for his ability to work under pressure and to complete projects under the toughest circumstances.