The Producing Life of Clay Hutson

The technology company, DiGiCo, is in the business of creating digital mixing consoles. In 2011, it released its debut album originated and refined on its equipment. Clay Hutson operated the DiGiCo system throughout the following tour. Hutson definitely knows what he’s doing, having operated DiGiCo systems for a long time now. In fact, he has operated almost every single system DiGiCo has put out since its inception. He has traveled the world for being the sound engineer for some of the top music acts in the world, including Alice in Chains, Backstreet Boys, Marilyn Manson, and New Kids on the Block. Learn more:


And while most of it has been music based gigs, he has had a number of non-music based ones. For instance, he once served as production manager for Billy Graham. This was actually his very first production job on coming out of college. He worked this job for four years before moving on. Hutson has been a dedicated DiGiCo user ever since they had his back when he made the risky decision to use their consoles during a Marilyn Manson tour. During the recent tour, Hutson used DiGiCo ultra-compact console.

It is so compact that it was easily and conveniently stashed beneath the tour bus. Hutson also currently serves as the stage manager of Kid Rock and Halsey. His career is not nearly finished, but he has already seen and done more in the area of production than nearly anyone in history. He began his career by attending and graduating from Central Michigan with a B.A. in Theater Design and Production. He continued his education by earning an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. After his first Billy Graham years, he toured with Marilyn Manson as his sound engineer.


Thus began his long career as a road production manager. And he has carved out his name as one of the best. In fact, he is considered a living legend in the music industry. His fame is such that it is difficult for even top acts to get his services because he is so in demand.