Insaneorama

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After spending his teen years immersed in the Rock & Roll 1970s, Frank Garfi was given the opportunity to try his hand at the challenging world of music recording where he has flourished for the last 25 years. Starting as a live sound engineer in New York's top music venues (Max's Kansas City, C.B.G.B.'s, Great Gildersleeves, Zappa's, Rock Palace, 2001 Space Odyssey) he soon segued into a career as a much sought after studio engineer. In the early days of compact discs, Garfi worked in Archive Restoration on classic albums by the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and Herman's Hermits among many others. In the realm of feature films he was the recording engineer for "Less Than Zero" with Robert Downey Jr., "Permanent Record" with Keanu Reeves and "The Blue Iguana" with Dylan McDermott. Whether in the studio or on worldwide tours, his engineering skills earned him many accolades including Gold and Platinum Records. A very partial list of top recording artists he has worked closely with include: Classic Rock - The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Cheap Trick, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Don Henley, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Pop - Sting, Phil Collins, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Color Me Badd Punk Rock - The Ramones, Joan Jett, Joe Strummer (The Clash) Heavy Metal - KISS, Alice Cooper, Paul Rodgers (Bad Company, Free), Primus, Wasp, Vinnie Vincent, Slaughter New Wave/Modern Rock - REM, Sinead O'Connor, Live R&B/Funk - Prince, WAR, Chaka Kahn, Average White Band, James 'Blood' Ulmer International Artists - Julio Iglesia, Trans Siberian Orchestra Garfi is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP). In the new millennia Garfi reconnected with his other childhood love, horror films. His quarter century experience as a respected recording engineer brings a new level to low budget independent cinema -- professional high quality audio engineering normally only heard in Hollywood features. Through his company Insane-O-Rama Productions Mr. Garfi has served as the sound designer and composer for the features "Strange Things Happen At Sundown", "Satan's Schoolgirls", "The Witch's Sabbath" and "Last Rites Of The Dead". "Strange Things" and "Last Rites", two films in the new wave of modern horror classics, were also produced by Mr. Garfi.

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Award winning Indie Horror film company. Have made 3 full length features that are distributed in 35 countries.

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