by Zolton in Video on Friday 7 January 2011

When the Black Lips set off to record their latest studio album, they decided to try something new — working with a professional producer for a change. Though the album will be the band’s sixth studio album to date, they’ve always chosen to produce themselves. Surprisingly, pop wunderkind Mark Ronson topped their wish list of ‘dream producers’, which may seem like an unlikely choice for the lo-fi, garage rock sound of Black Lips, but Ronson’s old school, ‘60s recording style and Grammy-nominated work on Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black proved that he had the proper aural aesthetic to capture and refine the band’s vintage-inspired sound. [read more at The Creators Project]