About East Atlanta Recording

East Atlanta Recording was founded in 2006 by Co owners Sean McPherson and Eddie Edwards. EAR aims to bring high end commercial recording studio sound quality and world class service, in a relaxed home studio environment, at a price independent musicians can afford. Our focus is on artist development as well as record production.

About Sean McPherson

Sean McPherson is a sought-after record producer, artist manager, concert promoter and talent buyer based in Atlanta. He got his start in the music business back in 1998 when he landed an internship at Chicago Trax Recording Studios, owned by Reid Hyams and Al Jorgensen (of the band Ministry).After graduating from the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, he was an assistant engineer in New York City at Battery Studios (Zomba) and Chung King Studios, where he worked with artists such as David Bowie, Faith Hill and Sixpence None the Richer. In 2001, he took a job at Parkview Recording with legendary house producer Lenny Fontana, where he mixed records for Crystal Waters, Byron Stingley and C&C Music Factory, among others.

Following his stint at Parkview, Sean joined Fairfield, Ct., band Zerochance, which eventually brought him to Atlanta. Zerochance signed to Red Carpet Music in 2005 and shared the stage with Sheryl Crow, The Calling, Uncle Cracker, Stroke 9, Cheyenne Kimball, Ashley Simpson and many more.

In the past 10 years, Sean has founded, built, owned and operated East Atlanta Recording and is now the primary talent buyer at Smith’s Olde Bar, where he books artists such as Drivin ‘N’ Cryin, Matt Nathanson and Shovels and Rope. Sean also manages three groups with his company Favorite Son Artist Management and Consulting: The Head, The Judies and Blackfoot Gypsies. Sean’s productions have been released by Universal, Brash and Plowboy Records, and Slushfund Recordings. He recently co-produced several songs with Jody Stephens from Big Star and Mitch Easter (R.E.M., Pavement, Ben Folds).