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Fab Dupont
David Crosby, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, Mark Ronson
Andrew Scheps
Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2
Chris Lord-Alge
U2, Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, Muse
Vance Powell
Jack White, Chris Stapleton, The Deadweather, The Raconteurs
Mick Guzauski
Daft Punk, Prince, Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire
Greg Wells

The Greatest Showman, Adele, Katy Perry, Twenty One Pilots

Jacquire King
Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay, Modest Mouse
Al Schmitt
Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Steely Dan, George Benson
Brian Lucey
The Black Keys, Liam Gallagher, Shania Twain, Depeche Mode
Adam Hawkins

twenty one pilots, Muse, Switchfoot, The Regrettes

Darrell Thorp
Beck, Radiohead, P!nk, Paul McCartney
Joel Hamilton

Highly Suspect, Pretty Lights, Sparklehorse, Elvis Costello

Ryan Hewitt
Blink 182, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers
Ryan West
Eminem, Kanye West, Usher, Ritchie Havens
F. Reid Shippen
Neil Young, The Jonas Brothers, Cage The Elephant, Death Cab For Cutie
Mark Needham
The Killers, Fleetwood Mac, Dolly Parton, Moby
John Paterno
Robbie Williams, The Steve Gadd Band, Soraya, Robben Ford
Luca Pretolesi
Major Lazer, Steve Aoki, Borgeous, Dimitry Vegas and Like Mike
Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya
Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Ricardo Arjona, Weezer
Brian Moncarz
Our Lady Peace, Circa Survive, The Tea Party
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