#254: Author and Engineer Howard Massey joins Dave and Herb on the 254th episode of Pensado's Place. Massey is a music journalist, musician, and recording engineer/producer who was formerly an editor at Musician and Performing Songwriter magazines. He is also the author of sixteen books! In this episode, Howard takes the Pensado audience on a historical trip into the British recording world. He breaks down the job of the “tea boy” in early British studios, and how they relate to the current studio environment. Howard speaks about Abbey Road, EMI, and many other groundbreaking music operations of the early and mid 20th century and emphasizes the importance of historical knowledge in addressing the modern music environment.