The Independent Music Foundation is a 501c3
non-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible.
Whether you are a successful musician looking to give something back to aspiring artists or someone who wants to help boost the arts, we welcome your
donation and, in fact, survive on it alone.
Checks also can be mailed to: Independent Music Foundation, 1373 Page Street Apt C, San
Francisco, CA 94117
Director, Independent Music Foundation
WEB SITE: www.audio-engineer.net
Mike has been a music producer and engineer since 1994, graduating at the top
of his class at the California Recording Institute. He served as a
second engineer on major label releases but has primarily worked with
independent bands. He ran a small fledgling record label, Shays Rebellion,
that had some
spirit. He also ran a recording studio by the same name that
shared space with major label clientele. Examples of his work can be viewed at
He has also written articles pertinent to the mission of the Independent
What Makes a Music Scene
Reasons behind the formation of the non-profit
the Brits Get It Right
How some politicians are taking their music scenes seriously
Struggling Rock Bands Take Their Licks
Article appearing in the daily newspaper relating issues faced by local
bands in Santa Cruz, Calif.