Mike Hoffmann (2)

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During his varied career, versatile recording artist, guitarist, songwriter and producer Mike Hoffmann has created an astounding body of work. Hoffmann has worked both sides of the glass on both coasts in studios like Electric Lady, Record Plant, Sterling, Master Disc, Sorcerer, A&M, Sunset Sound, Sound Factory, Ocean Way, NRG, Encore, Cherokee, and Smart Studios owned by friend and label mate, Butch Vig of Garbage. Mike's production list reads like a Who's Who of the rock world.... he has been produced by Mitchell Froom (Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello), Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads), Nick Lowe ( Elvis Costello), Chris Thomas (Sex Pistols,The Pretenders) and Steve Berlin ( Los Lobos ). His own production credits include The Verve Pipe (RCA), Willy Porter (Private), Violent Femmes drummer Victor DeLorenzo (ALMO/Geffen), Carnival Strippers (FOX/Zoo), and The Spanic Boys (Rounder) which brought him critical success with a four-star rating in CD Review. Along the way, Mike has recorded with K.D. Lang, Herb Alpert, Marshall Crenshaw, Hal Blaine, Vinnie Colaiuta, Elvis Presley's TCB Band, Alex Acuna, Steve Jordan, Charlie Drayton, and T-Bone Burnett to name a few. Having played guitar on critically acclaimed recordings by E*I*E*I*O (Frontier), Carnival Strippers (FOX/Zoo), Pancake Day (ALMO/Geffen), Semi-Twang (Warner Bros.), and Yipes (RCA), Mike has toured the country in support of these works. He has shared tours with Cake, Wilco, Lou Reed, The Clash, The Replacements, Violent Femmes, Cheap Trick, Los Lobos, Nick Lowe, Marshall Crenshaw, The Bangles and many more!.............. He played bass for Marshall Crenshaw for a brief stint on tour. Studio accomplishments have led him to work side by side with mixing greats like Tom Lord-Alge, Chris Lord-Alge, Brian Malouf, Tchad Blake (Sheryl Crow), The Robb Bros (The Lemonheads), Niko Bolis (Neil Young, Billy Joel), Mark Linnet (Beach Boys), John Jansen (Jimi Hendrix, Todd Rundgren), and Neil Dorfsman (Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen). He has shared co-productions with Steve Jordan (Keith Richards), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) and Ian Spanic (Spanic Boys). Some of Hoffmann's songs have been in such films as Speed and Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer. He has also done sound track underscores with John Wesley Harding in The Paint Job, and has had songs placed on prime-time television shows such as Relativity on ABC and on Fox's Party of Five. Mike is a multiple Industry award winner, W.A.M.I. Hall of Fame member, and is Recording Industry Artists Association (RIAA) Certified Platinum .

Currently playing with The Delta Routine, Semi-Twang (#28 Alternate Root Top 50 bands NOW!), but occasionally E*I*E*I*O* and YIPES!! Mike continues making great music, and making it count.
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OF 1153-2 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Cornelia Street album art The Yell Leaders The Yell Leaders - Cornelia Street(CD, Album) One Fifteen Records OF 1153-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
none Mike Hoffmann (2) - Yipes! Redux album art Yipes* Yipes* - Yipes! Redux(CD, Album, RE, RM) Not On Label (Yipes! Self-released) none US 2019 Sell This Version

Vocals

BXL1-7745 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Yipes! album art Yipes* Yipes* - Yipes! (Album) Millennium BXL1-7745 US 1979 Sell This Version
BXL1-7750 Mike Hoffmann (2) - A Bit Irrational album art Yipes!!* Yipes!!* - A Bit Irrational (Album) Millennium BXL1-7750 US 1980 Sell This Version
MOP 3041 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Land Of Opportunity album art E★I★E★I★O* E★I★E★I★O* - Land Of Opportunity (Album) Demon Records MOP 3041 Scandinavia 1985 Sell This Version
51090-2 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Quiver album art John Sieger John Sieger - Quiver(CD, Album) Recession Records 51090-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
CDA 012 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Keep On The Sunny Side (A Tribute To The Carter Family) album art Various Keep On The Sunny Side and 1 more… Various - Keep On The Sunny Side (A Tribute To The Carter Family)(CD, Album) Amoeba Records (2) CDA 012 US 1993 Sell This Version
72445-11076-4 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Reveal album art Carnival Strippers Carnival Strippers - Reveal (Album) Fox Records 72445-11076-4 Indonesia 1994 Sell This Version
AMSD-80009 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Pancake Day album art Victor DeLorenzo Rainwater and 5 more… Victor DeLorenzo - Pancake Day(CD, Album) Almo Sounds AMSD-80009 US 1996 Sell This Version
TC-01 Mike Hoffmann (2) - The Carolinas album art The Carolinas The Carolinas - The Carolinas(CD, EP) Ride Records (7) TC-01 US 1996 Sell This Version
AR/LH 501-822-1015 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Flower album art melaniejane (2) Apple Boy melaniejane (2) - Flower(CD, Album) Alice Records (3), Long Haul Productions AR/LH 501-822-1015 US 2002 Sell This Version
none Mike Hoffmann (2) - Invisible album art Jill Kossoris Jill Kossoris - Invisible(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2005 Sell This Version
00001 Mike Hoffmann (2) - E I E I O album art EIEIO* EIEIO* - E I E I O(CD, Album) Rag Tag Records 00001 US 2007 Sell This Version
none Mike Hoffmann (2) - Yipes!!! album art Yipes! Yipes! - Yipes!!!(CD, Album) Not On Label (Yipes! Self-released) none US 2018 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

BXL1-7745 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Yipes! album art Yipes* Yipes* - Yipes! (Album) Millennium BXL1-7745 US 1979 Sell This Version
BXL1-7750 Mike Hoffmann (2) - A Bit Irrational album art Yipes!!* Yipes!!* - A Bit Irrational (Album) Millennium BXL1-7750 US 1980 Sell This Version
MOP 3041 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Land Of Opportunity album art E★I★E★I★O* E★I★E★I★O* - Land Of Opportunity (Album) Demon Records MOP 3041 Scandinavia 1985 Sell This Version
ROUNDER CD 9032 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Early Spanic Boys album art Spanic Boys Lonely Man (as Mike Hoffman) and 1 more… Spanic Boys - Early Spanic Boys(CD, Album, RE) Rounder Records ROUNDER CD 9032 USA & Canada 1992 Sell This Version
DRS-3 Mike Hoffmann (2) - We Swore Oaths album art Mike Benign & Blue In The Face Mike Benign & Blue In The Face - We Swore Oaths(7") Don't Records (2) DRS-3 US 1992 Sell This Version
51090-2 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Quiver album art John Sieger John Sieger - Quiver(CD, Album) Recession Records 51090-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
CDA 012 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Keep On The Sunny Side (A Tribute To The Carter Family) album art Various Keep On The Sunny Side and 1 more… Various - Keep On The Sunny Side (A Tribute To The Carter Family)(CD, Album) Amoeba Records (2) CDA 012 US 1993 Sell This Version
72445-11076-4 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Reveal album art Carnival Strippers Carnival Strippers - Reveal (Album) Fox Records 72445-11076-4 Indonesia 1994 Sell This Version
BRD4027 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Real World album art Tin Drum (6) Way Of The World and 8 more… Tin Drum (6) - Real World(CD, Album) Brainstorm Artists International BRD4027 US 1995 Sell This Version
TC-01 Mike Hoffmann (2) - The Carolinas album art The Carolinas The Carolinas - The Carolinas(CD, EP) Ride Records (7) TC-01 US 1996 Sell This Version
AMSD-80009 Mike Hoffmann (2) - Pancake Day album art Victor DeLorenzo Peach and 11 more… Victor DeLorenzo - Pancake Day(CD, Album) Almo Sounds AMSD-80009 US 1996 Sell This Version