Yes I agree but Im curios about your statement;
Both were definitely far ahead of PHIL SPECTOR
I just dont understand why you would say that, please explain to stupid me
Okay mate, but only on the condition that you're not stupid!
I would say that in the early 60's, Spector was building a good reputation in the music industry for seeking the ultimate sound and finding it. The problem witrh Spector is that he always stayed with the same formula and never tried being versatile outside of his comfort zone in experimenting with other advanced studio technology.
George Martin, on the other hand, would get his ideas from THE BEATLES and translate them into music. Because THE BEATLES ideas were far advanced, George would go beyond his call of duty and explore the musical horizon at different angles which would produce magnificent results. George Martin was learning from THE BEATLES as time moved forward, he kept moving forward because of THE BEATLES. I just wished that Spector would have done the same thing in the studio and moved forward technology wise.
Brian Wilson, he really admired and respected both Spector and George Martin. Brian had visions that he really wanted to combine both of their talents together in his head and create the ultimate album. In order to accomplish this, Brian had to be a songwriter, musician, engineer, producer, arranger and a perfectionist for the ultimate sound. Little did Brian know, during the 1966-67 period, he was the greatest producer of them all. What Brian did with PET SOUNDS, GOOD VIBRATIONS and the then unreleased SMiLE, he had surpassed everything that anyone had done up to the 1966-67 period including Spector. I would also say that Brian had surpassed anything that Spector had done to date, I still wished that Spector would have explored more musically in the studio in order to keep up with the advanced recording technology during the times. In my opinion, George Martin and Brian Wilson were far ahead of their time, they would both leave Spector behind. Please don't get me wrong, I mean no disrespect to Spector in any way but Spector should have been moving forward with the times being the legendary producer that he was. Take care mate.