Anchor Studio Audio Mastering Engineer Delroy Thompson aka Spider is dead


Veteran Audio Mastering Engineer Delroy Thompson aka Spider has died.


Music News understands that Spider who last worked at Gussie Clarke’s Anchor Recording Studio, died in the wee hours this morning after ailing for some time.

1980’S Music Producer Gussie tells Music News that Spider died following multiple complications.

Gussie Clarke says Spider was the master of mastering and his experience is irreplaceable and invaluable. Gussie Clarke calls Spider his best employee and that he will be sadly missed.

Spider who was arguably one of the best Audio Mastering Engineers has worked at Tuff Gong and Anchor Recording Studios. He has worked with the likes of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Dennis Brown, Alton Ellis, Marcia Griffiths, Desmond Dekker, Heptones, Third World, Lovindeer, The Mighty Diamonds, Shabba Ranks, Byron lee & the Dragonaires, The Mighty Sparrow, Shaggy, Grace Jones, Fab Five, Ziggy Marley, Steven Marley, Mad Cobra, The Congos, Yellow Man, Beres Hammond, Rita Marley, Prince Buster, Ken Boothe, Johnny Osbourne, Dennis Brown and Gregory Isaacs among countless others.

He was 63 years old.

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