Martin Rushent

Producer - electronic multi-instrumentalist - engineer - studios co-owner Genetic Studios
Born on 3 January 1948 in Enfield, Middlesex, U.K.
Died on 5 June 2011.
Father of James Rushent. He is regarded as one of the top record producers in the UK, having made his name in the late 70's with credits involving some of the most successful acts of the post-punk era. Rushent could be found as an engineer in the early and middle 1970's, on records by T. Rex (Electric Warrior) and David Essex (Out On The Street), among others -- by the end of the decade, however, he had moved up to producer on records by Joy Division, and at the start of the 1980's he took charge of the reconfigured The Human League's fortunes in the studio, producing their single "Boys And Girls" and a lot of what came after. His clients during the 1980's encompassed Shirley Bassey, The Stranglers, Buzzcocks, Pete Shelley and Ian Gomm, as well as Go-Go's and The Rezillos. Rushent was so successful that Warner Bros. sponsored the creation of his own custom label, Genetic Records (2).
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Singles & EPs

P 519 Martin Rushent - Give It All You Got album art Martin Rushent Give It All You Got (Single) Albion Records P 519 Italy 1979 Sell This Version
TIRK028 Martin Rushent - Itchy Hips album art Martin Rushent Presents Disco Unlimited Martin Rushent Presents Disco Unlimited - Itchy Hips (Single) Tirk TIRK028 UK 2007 Sell This Version


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June 6, 2011
For all the people in music industry in Great Britain and all over the world this is a very sad news and a great loss. His influence on the British music scene in the early 80's have changed the dance music scene forever and...for good! Remembering Visage,Generation X,The Go-go's and The Human league! Many others also...Rest in peace Mr. Rushent and Thanks for your works and genius!

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