Legendary producer, composer, musician, engineer.Literally born into the business, Steve got his start in his family’s music retail enterprise – the famous Heart of Texas Music store in Austin, then pivoted into a successful career that has spanned three decades, composing and performing with music legends from Johnny Rodriguez to Eric Johnson, as well as engineering and producing critically-acclaimed records and TV programs like the Dukes of Hazard.
Lead audio engineer.With an IQ that offers an uncanny blend of edgy, youthful creativity coupled with disciplined multi-engineering skill sets, Kelleigh is the brain behind the console, meticulously plotting and executing audio recordings that bring out the emotion of the performance from the artist who is fortunate to be able to work with her.
Founders, Lucky Hound Masters.Pat is a respected engineer/executive by trade with a true passion in photography, which prompted his initial plans to build a single photo studio against the backdrop of the majestic Texas Hill Country. Tracie brought an eclectic style to the project, making it warm and inviting. The combination of Pat’s inclusion of technical flexibility, and the ‘vibe’ brought to the forefront by Tracie, helped them attract some of the industry’s best minds to launch the ultimate full-service, artist-centric label that could utilize all these resources and much more. That association with such a diverse group of talented people resulted in a greater vision – to build a massive, all-in-one, state-of-the-art video/audio campus with a film/TV production sound stage, recording studios, and the infrastructure to market talent and services internationally.
Music mogul, marketing genius, strategy sherpa.Raymond has spent his career navigating the world of music, media and entertainment for artists like Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Queen, Green Day, Disturbed, Filter and a ton more. With stints as a VP at Warner/Reprise, Chief Strategy Officer at a number of tech start-ups as well as Artist Manager, concert promoter and Ticketmaster Executive, his resumé covers all the bases. His new post as Business Development Director at the Studios at Fischer, an unparalleled studio facility in the Texas Hill Country, and as a partner at 484 Artist Management, bring all of his skills and relationships into focus and into the future.
Grammy-winning producer and artist.Michael lives in Austin,Texas and is a valuable part of our team to say the least. Over his career he has worked with the likes of John Mellencamp, Paul Simon, Robert Plant, Shawn Colvin, The Rembrandts, Kris Kristofferson, Los Lonely Boys, Patty Griffin, the BoDeans, and many others. Working out of his studio, Brown Recluse, and also Firefly Recording Studio, Michael continues to be inspired by the local and national talent he’s guided. He’s also currently a partner with 484 Artist Management.
Projects & Production Director.Lisa’s unique education and experience in communications and film production bring both an analytical and artistic approach in artist branding, market strategy and visual production. For 20+ years she has developed and managed campaigns for energy and engineering firms, nationally syndicated talk radio personalities, entertainment companies and Forbes 400 entrepreneurs.
Artist Relations Coordinator.As the liaison between artist and label, Stephanie identifies talent while developing the commercial and artistic culture of signed artists. She applies her education in media strategies and communications to managing digital marketing and social branding. That coupled with her multi-cultural background, brings an eclectic understanding in daily functions between the artist, label, and studio.
World-renown acoustic designer, engineer, producer.Regarded by major artists, producers and venues – from Mark Ronson and Billy Joel, to the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Austin City Limits and the Library of Congress - as “the last outpost” of common sense in all aspects of audio recording and live performance, Steve has turned his passion and ear for perfect music and sound into a reputation as one of the best and most sought-after engineering minds on the planet. He’s also the brains behind what many have called the “best marvel of acoustic engineering anywhere” at Firefly Sound’s acoustic studio as well as their state-of-the-art soundstage. But since seeing is believing, check out his body of work at stevendurr.com