DIK SHOPTEAUProducer, Engineer, Composer, Musician.Dik Shopteau's life in music began at age 16 as a founding member of the band Judd.
As one of the more successful bands to emerge from the Midwest, Judd
toured extensively for 10 years in the U.S. and Canada recording in N.Y.C., Miami, Atlanta, Toronto and Minneapolis.Dik
shared stages with Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Average White Band, Sammy Hagar, Buddy Miles, and Ravi Shankar to name a few.
moved to Maui after Judd
disbanded to concentrate on jazz fusion and beautiful beaches.One year later he got a call to join The Daisy Dillman Band where he again toured the country and recorded two albums for RCA.
One of those albums was recorded at the famed Muscle Shoals Sound studio in Alabama.In 1984 while still playing bass with many local artists, Dik decided to broaden his musical skills and move into production.
It turned out to be a wise choice.As an engineer and producer he quickly became a cornerstone of the Minneapolis studio scene.As Chief Music Engineer at Cookhouse Recording Studios from 1989-1999, he amassed a volume of credits.
From rock, R&B, country and gospel, radio & television post, sound design, jingles and on-location recording, Dik
has done it all! Dik Shopteau
now runs his
own studio and production facility, GoDikGo Studios. email@example.com