Feature Archive page: published 2004

Chris Bell

Record producer and recording engineer

Chris Bell - record producer and recording engineer at Luminous Sound Studios, Dallas

Chris Bell, pictured here at Luminous Sound in Dallas, has developed through years of experience in the recording industry.

Chris Bell's talents in the field of audio production align musicians with the masterful chemistry necessary to attract an enduring audience.

With a special interest in new musical talent,Chris continues to focus and devolop his abilities in album record production having honed his producer's skills with the formidable talents of artists like Erykah Badu and Kirk Franklin. His resume includes recording studio time with U2, Everclear, Destiny's Child, Fuel, Oleander, and The Polyphonic Spree to name just a few.

Skilled in all genres of music, Chris Bell's strength lies in his diversity crossing platforms from rock to RB to craft every collaboration with a unique signature sound. Recent projects include the engineering of The Polyphonic Spree's "Soldier Girl" and "Light and Day",along with remixes for Peter Gabriel and Death in Vegas.

Honored in his field, Bell was nominated for a Grammy in 1998 for “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical” and he received a 1997 Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award as “Best ADR Mixer” for the TBS mini-series Rough Riders.

Chris continues to be active in the growth and development of the industry. Elected to The Recording Academy’s Texas Chapter Board of Governors where he currently serves as President. A skilled recording professional, Chris Bell's experience as a record producer, recording engineer and sound designer infuse his projects with a foundation for success.

We hope to have a feature here soon, meanwhile, visit Chris' excellent website