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Michael Barbiero

*1949 US, New York City
Songwriter / Producer
A.k.a. Michael Francis Barbiero

American producer, mixer, engineer, songwriter (ASCAP), journalist. Born New York City, 1949. BA University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1971. Staff producer and A&R for Paramount Records, 1973-1974. Signed Stephanie Mills to her first recording contract and produced Grammy nominated soundtrack album for the motion picture "Serpico" in 1973. Engineer at Mediasound Studios, NYC, 1975 to 1978. Independant dance remix specialist, 1978-1984. Long-term collaborator with Steve Thompson, 1985-1995, Barbiero worked often with Warren Haynes from 1995-2005, producing and/or coproducing, engineering and mixing eleven Gov't Mule albums along with several grammy-nominated Allman Brothers albums as well. He is the sole owner of Ring Bearer Music Ltd. Studios and most recently won a platinum award for his mix work on Thomas Helmig's 2006, #1, Danish release, "Helmig Herfra." He is currently a regular contributer of interviews and articles to Mix Magazine. When credited together with Steve Thompson, please use the collaboration entry: Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero.

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Andres on Hungry For Stink by L7
Shout - U.S. Remix on 12" 80's Classics by Various Artists
Open Your Heart - Extended Version on True Blue by Madonna
Open Your Heart - Dub on True Blue by Madonna
Sensations on First Harvest 1984-1992 by Alphaville
Can I Run on Hungry For Stink by L7
Freak Magnet on Hungry For Stink by L7
Shout - US Dub Version on Songs From The Big Chair by Tears For Fears
Hang On In There Baby - Single Version on The MGM Collection by Johnny Bristol
Tonight - Vocal Dance Mix; 2018 Remaster on Loving the Alien by David Bowie

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