MAX MOBLEY has been a music industry professional most of his life, working as a guitarist and live sound engineer, and writing and producing songs for film and television. As a product and support manager for E-MU Systems, Inc., he worked with many artists and producers, including Danny Elfman, Teddy Riley, and the Cure. As a product manager for Antares Audio Technologies-the developers of Auto-Tune-Mobley gained an insider's expertise into pitch correction technology. Mobley penned the popular Riot Gear column for Crawdaddy Magazine and has written dozens of reviews, interviews, and profiles for Premier Guitar Magazine, including interviews with Adrian Belew, Imogen Heap, Alex Lifeson, Alan Parsons, and Grammy-winning producer Giles Martin (the Beatles Love show). Writing full-time from his studio in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mobley is an avid Rush geek and has written extensively about the band.