Dave FridmannDave Fridmann is a musician and record producer. He plays bass guitar for Mercury Rev and has produced a series of records from various bands.
He played with Mercury Rev from their foundation in 1984, but began work as an engineer and producer five years later, with engineering and mixing credits for Dan Berggren's 'Mountain Air'. From 1990 onwards he co-produced all releases by Mercury Rev and The Flaming Lips. Other prominent bands he has worked with include Weezer, Ed Harcourt, Sparklehorse, Elf Power, Mogwai and The Delgados.
Fridmann often brings a distinctive expansive, open sound to the albums he produces, which has much in common with that used by Mercury Rev.