Legendary Co Antrim music producer Shaun Mudd Wallace dies
Shaun 'Mudd' Wallace, the legendary music producer from Randalstown, Co Antrim, has died.
The 59-year-old, who worked with Van Morrison, Larne band Therapy? and Bap Kennedy, passed away in the early hours of this morning.
In a Facebook post Therapy? said the producer played a "big part" in the band's early years.
They said he was the only local producer to encourage and foster esoteric sonic ideas "whilst all the time keeping a sense of fun and adventure in the studio".
Folk band More Power to your Elbow's latest album was produced by Mudd.
They also added their tributes.
"Mudd, as he was affectionately known, was a legend in the music world. His great musicianship and an uncanny ear for detail earned him a reputation as one of the Uk's finest record producers," they said.
"It was in this sphere that "More Power" first encountered the wonderful Mudd.
"The status of a legend is in many cases gained after a person's passing but not here, He was 'The living Legend" Shaun Mudd Wallace, the musician, the record producer, the perfectionist ,but above all our dear friend.
"To his family we extend our heartfelt sympathy. May he rest in peace."