artists say about working with Nick Raskulinecz...
[Nick] was really determined with Clockwork Angels to make
sure that we tried everything and gone to every length to make
possible record... I think Neil's playing is incredible,
and I think it's because he just let himself go and trusted
recent work has been affected by the influence of ‘Clockwork
Nick Raskulinecz, who also worked with the band on ‘Snakes & Arrows.’ “Nick
is a very bad influence,” Peart told Classic Rock Magazine. “He
wants us to be more Rush than we are, it’s wonderful,
he pushes me in ways I wouldn’t dare..."
"Nick is a true passionate rock fan and rock
producer," Lee says. "He really pushed the band
Lee: "My favorite records that came out recently were
from Alice in Chains and the Deftones -- and [Nick] produced
We love working with him -- he makes it so fun. Writing
producer has made it more of a rock record."
he's cool, man... He's
very hands-on. He's very involved with everything from the beginning
end... he gets you
pumped up and he gets you excited about what you're doing...
a little bit precise
and if shit isn't sounding good we'll go back and do it and
do it until it does.."
is one of the first people who believed in the potential
of this band.... and
he outdid himself on this one... His enthusiasm
is contagious. The main thing about Nick is, he sits down
with you, sees where
you want to go, and he'll do whatever it
takes to get you there. He'll
he'll throw ideas at you, but he doesn't try
to make your record his record. He wants
every band to be the best
band around but to still be themselves."