Gary Hobish brings over 30 years of experience as a professional recording engineer/ producer to A. Hammer Mastering. He has been a Mastering Specialist since 1982, with hundreds of albums to his credit covering all genres of recordings — from classic jazz to classic rock, alt-rock, rap and hard rock to folk, classical, spoken word and even sound effects.

NRBQ • Willie Nelson • Judee Sill • Dream Syndicate • Soft Machine • Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project • The San Francisco Silent Film Festival • Jill Tracy • Flipper • True Margrit • The TomorrowMen • G.G. Amos • Julia Kierstine • Blar Hansen • Lee Hazelwood • The Feelies • Fairport Convention • Electric Shepherd • Ganglians • Dominant Legs • INTACT • Marlina Teich • The Ferocious Few • The Shockwaves • Water Records • Reboot Stereophonic Records • Steve Wynn • Society Of Rockets • Guy Clark • Kevin Ayers • Harmonia • Thomas Mapfumo • Department Of Eagles • Flamin’ Groovies • The Creak • The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir • Port O’Brien • Birdman Records • Cluster • Mitch Ryder • Matt Johnson • Gilberto Gil • Adam Shulman Quintet • Halley Elwell • Gloria Reuben • Griddle • The Family Crest • Eddie Mueller (Noir City Film Festival) • Kitchen Fire • The Surfside IV • The Spyrals • Jaime Records • Apache • Evacuee • The Deadbeats • Murder Of Lilies • Here And Now • Sean O’Brien • Todayok • Sun Of Monkey • The Soft Bombs • The Warlocks • Astral • The Moore Brothers • Pearls Before Swine • Cuckoo Chaos • Siletto Ghetto • The Vibe Project • Foreign Cinema • Robert Mac • Colin Blunstone (Zombies) • PC Munoz • David J (of Bauhaus/ Love and Rockets) • True West • Making Dinner • 20-Sided Records • Mushroom • Jack Palance • Matthew Baldwin • Terry Adams & Marshall Allen • CarneyBall Johnson • Shameless Will • Shel Silverstein • The Sugarhill Gang • The Rob Hart Trio • Patty Waters • The Bonedrivers • Ennio Morricone • Dr. John • Groovy Judy • Alicia Dattner • Hip Hop Hoodios • Hot Mute • Derek Lassiter • Highway Robbers • Crooked Roads • Don Ho • Sonny Sharrock • SF Panhandlers • Waylon Jennings • Archie Bell and the Drells • The Procrastinistas • Memphis Horns
Along with the featured projects below, an extensive list of Gary’s credits are available at the All Music Guide and Artist Direct.

Paul Westerberg

14 Songs

Plain Recordings (2014 LP Remaster)

Carneyball Johnson

Akron Cracker

Griddle

Turning Violet

Your Permanent Records

Apache

Boomtown Gems

Birdman

Wilson Pickett

Hey Jude

DBK Works (2007 remaster)

Cab 20

Cactus

Mock Records

Ruthann Friedman

Constant Companion

Water (2007 remaster)

Flipper

Gone Fishin'

Water (2008 Remaster)

Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project

Seriously

Smog Veil

Sit Kitty Sit

Beautiful/Terrible

Gun Horse Records

Swans

The Burning World

Water (2012 Remaster)

Sit Kitty Sit

The Push

Gun Horse Records

Heldon

Interface

Superior Viaduct (2014 Remaster)

Anne Briggs

The Time Has Come

Water (2007 Remaster)

Mushroom

Really Don't Mind If You Sit This One Out

4-Zero Records

Afrika Bambaata

Planet Rock

DBK Works
2005 Remaster

Dr. John

What Goes Around, Comes Around

DBK Works (2006 Remaster)

Flamin’ Groovies

Bust Out At Full Speed - The Sire Years (3 cd Box Set)

Water (2005 remaster)

Ernie Graham

4 Men With Beards (2014 LP Remaster)

Eddie Gale

Black Rhythm Happening

Water (2003 remaster)

Renee’s Here!

Walking Sideways

The Rezillos

Can't Stand The Rezillos

Water (2005 Remaster)

Low

Long Division

4 Men With Beards (2012 Remaster)

Ryan Mintz

Love Letter

The Barry Sisters

Our Way

Reboot Stereophonic (2008 Remaster)

The Soft Machine

Volume Two

Water (2007 Remaster)

Jason Overton

Jason Overton

Jack Palance

Water (2003 remaster)

Kevin Ayers

Joy Of A Toy

Water (2007 Remaster)

Ian Matthews

Valley Hi/ Some Days You Eat The Bear...

(2-fer) Water (2004 remaster)

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Chronicle

Fantasy (original CD issue, 1985)

Various Artists

Contemporary Guitar

4 Men With Beards (2012 LP Remaster)

John Simon

John Simon's Album

Water (2004 remaster)

Baby Huey

The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend

Water (2004 remaster)

Steve Wynn

Visitation Rights

DBK Works

Kerry Wing

Bio-Electric Love

Noah Georgeson

Find Shelter

Plain Recordings

Ennio Morricone

Crime & Dissonance

Ipecac

Soft Bombs

Embrace The Light

True Margrit

Seaworthy

Bobo Tunes

Jill Tracy

Silver Smoke, Star of Night

Daniel Steinbock

The Blade

Port O’Brien

All We Could Do Was Sing

Port O'Brien

Terry Reid

River

Water
(2006 Remaster)

David Wiffen

Water/ 4 Men With Beards (2014 Remaster)

Flamin’ Groovies

Now

4 Men With Beards

Charles Brown

Black Night

Masked Weasel (2006 Remaster)

Highway Robbers

Robbers & Swills

Glaxo Babies

Put Me On The Guest List

Superior Viaduct (2013 Remaster)

Brigitte Fontaine

Est…Folle

Superior Viaduct (2013 remaster)

Henry Flynt

Graduation

Superior Viaduct

The Bonedrivers

Roadhouse Manifesto

BlueBlack

Lou Lou & The Guitarfish

Birdman

Evergreen Dazed

The AM Sounds of Evergreen Dazed

Factrix

Scheintot

Superior Viaduct (2012 remaster)

Various Artists

With A Bow (Japan Disaster Benefit Album)

Kitten Charmer

Grouse

Babyfly Records

Willie Nelson

54 Songs

DBK Works (2006 Remaster)

Bill Evans

Re: Person I Knew

Milestone (1985 remaster)

Eddie Gale

Ghetto Music

Water (2003 remaster)

Gone Jackals

Out and About with the Gone Jackals

BlueBlack

La Düsseldorf

Water
(2008 Remaster)

Diane Ferlatte with Erik Pearson

Wickety Whack - Brer Rabbit Is Back

*Grammy Nominee 2007*

Devo

Hardcore Devo Vol. 1 & 2

Superior Viaduct (2013 Remaster)

Judee Sill

Live In London

Water

Biff Rose

The Thorn In Mrs. Rose's Side / Children of Light

Water (2005 remaster)
Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles

What The... You Mean I Can't Sing?

Water (2003 remaster)

Society Of Rockets

Silver Age

Three Ring Records

Sonny Sharrock

Black Woman

Water (2002 remaster)

Tracy Nelson

Tracy Nelson

Water (2004 remaster)

Hip Hop Hoodios

Agua Pa' La Gente

Pearls Before Swine

The Wizard of Is

Water

Ayla Nereo

Be Held

Gone Jackals

Blue Pyramid

BlueBlack

Eduard Artemiev

Mirror/Stalker (Original Soundtrack)

Superior Viaduct (2014 LP Remaster)

David Ackles

Five & Dime

International Feel (2014 Remaster)

Crooked Roads

Heartbreak Sampler

Guy Clark

Old No. 1

4 Men With Beards

Flipper

Public Flipper Limited Live 1980-1985

Water (2008 Remaster)

Judee Sill

Dreams Come True

Water

Flipper

Generic

Water (2008 Remaster)!

Lightnin’ Hopkins

Bring Me My Shotgun

Masked Weasel (2006 remaster)

Ben E. King

Songs For Soulful Lovers/ Seven Letters

DBK Works (2007 Remaster)

Amy Meyers

Trains & Hens

Cheshire Moon

Simply Sondheim: A 75th Birthday Salute

Kritzerland

Patty Waters

You Thrill Me: A Musical Odyssey 1962-1979

DBK Works

David Ackles

American Gothic

International Feel (2014 Remaster)

Radio Birdman

Radios Appear

International Feel (2012 remaster)

The Moore Bros.

Bee

Plain Recordings

Allen Toussaint

Southern Nights

Water (2006 Remaster)

Patsy Cline

Walking and Dreaming

Masked Weasel (2005 remaster)

Eduard Artemiev

Solaris (Original Soundtrack)

Superior Viaduct (2014 LP Remaster)

Mink de Ville

Coup de Grace

DBK Works (2005 remaster)

Don Ho

The Don Ho Show/ Don Ho Again

Water (2-fer) (2004 remaster)

Pearls Before Swine

Jewels Were The Stars

Water (4-cd Box Set)

Black Sabbath: The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations

The Idelsohn Society
(2010 Restoration & Remaster)

NRBQ

Christmas Wish- Deluxe Edition

Clang!

Port O’Brien

The Wind And The Swell

American Dust

Glenn Branca

Lesson No. 1

Superior Viaduct (2013 remaster)

The Moore Bros.

California Sister

Gilberto Gil

Cérebro Electrónico

Water (2008 Remaster)

The Tomorrow Men

It's About Time

American Music Club

San Francisco

Plain Recordings (2013 LP Remaster)

Eugene McDaniels

Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse

Water (2005 remaster)

Noh Mercy

Superior Viaduct (2012 Remaster)

David J

Crocodile Tears and the Velvet Cosh

Plain (2006 Remaster)

The Moore Bros.

Murdered By The Moore Bros.

Plain Recordings

Hélène Renaut

Tiny Specks Of Delight

Kitten Charmer

Glaxo Babies

Nine Months To The Disco

Superior Viaduct (2013 remaster)

Waylon Jennings

When Sin Stops

Masked Weasel (2005 remaster)

Songs For The Jewish-American Jet Set: The Tikva Records Story, 1950-1973

The Idelsohn Society
(2011 Restoration & Remaster)

Patty Waters

Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe

DBK Works

The Avengers

Water/4 Men With Beards (1986 Original, 2012 remaster)

Brigitte Fontaine/ Art Ensemble Of Chicago

Comme À La Radio CD

Superior Viaduct (2013 remaster)

Factrix/Cazazza

California Babylon

Superior Viaduct (2012 Remaster)

The Creak

Here's To Feeling Good All The Time

Alison Faith Levy & Mushroom

Yesterday I Saw You Kissing Tiny Flowers

4 Zero Records

True West

Hollywood Holiday Revisited

Atavistic

Rybalko

Knots

Jackie McLean

Jackie's Pal

Prestige (1984 OJC remaster)

Derek Lassiter

Witness

Beevine

Society Of Rockets

Future Factory

Three Ring Records

The Monochrome Set

Strange Boutique

4 Men With Beards (2012 Remaster)

Dream Syndicate

Medicine Show

Water (2010 Remaster)

David Ackles

Subway To The Country

International Feel (2014 Remaster)

La Düsseldorf

Viva

Water
(2008 Remaster)

Pearls Before Swine

The Use Of Ashes

4 Men With Beards (2014 LP Remaster)

Colin Blunstone

One Year

Water (2007 CD Remaster) / 4 Men With Beards (2013 LP Remaster)

Memphis Horns

Water (2005 remaster)

The Here And Now Band

Coaxed Out From Oxford

4-Zero

The Rob Hart Trio

Art Of Improvisation

Society Of Rockets

False Maps / Radical Scouts

The Coldest Fire

Debut

Plainsong

In Search of Amelia Earhart/ Now We Are Three

Water (2006 remaster)

Peg Leg Howell

The Legendary Peg Leg Howell

Sutro Park (2014 Remaster)

Elton John

The Legendary Covers Of Elton John

DBK Works
(2006 Remaster)

‘Twas The Night Before Hanukkah

The Idelsohn Society
(2012 Restoration and Remastering)

Miller Carr & the Shalants

Passage Through Wilderness, Vol. 2

American Dust

Amy Duncan

Pilgrimage

Plain Recordings

Terry Adams & Marshall Allen

Ten By Two

Edisun

Caravan

If I could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You

4 Men With Beards (2014 LP Remaster)

Don Bikoff

Celestial Explosion

Tompkins Square

Fred Neil

Fred Neil

Water (2006 remaster)

NRBQ

Transmissions

Caraway

Fred Katz Orchestras

Folk Songs For Far Out Folk

Reboot Stereo Records (2007 Remaster)

Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project

Akron Cracker

David J

On Glass

Plain (2006 remaster)
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