A Philosophical Guide to the Role(s) of an Audio Engineer — Pro Audio Files
Record production is a team sport. From writers to producers to artist to engineers to managers and A&Rs, the goal is to create a song, cement it in time, and get it out to listeners. So where does the engineer fit into this picture? What exactly is our role, what are our boundaries and what are our expectations?
De facto producer when one is not present. Yes, that would be a really good starting point.