Clementine Ranch is honored to have Scott 'Doc' Dachroeden as its "Studio Operations Manager" and co-designer of the studio facilities. "To be able to design and operate a dream studio with my long time friend and fellow music lover is surreal.", says Clementine Ranch co-founder Rob Fenn, "I look forward to working with Scotty D and giving the music world a unique experience to create what they love."
Scott ‘Doc’ Dachroeden has travelled the world for the last 25+ years as a touring guitar technician, stage manager, photographer and musician.
Music has been a part of his life from a very young age. His mother was a prominent Jazz singer in Australia and America in the 1960’s. His childhood home was always full of music from Jazz to Modern Pop and Rock. Ella Fitzgeralled, Aretha Franklin, and The Beatles just to name a few.
Scott did his first tour while still in High School in Australia. Doc recalls “I phoned my dad from 200 miles away and told him I was on tour with a band and would be back in a week to finish school...” After that small peek into the touring life he was hooked and spent every moment focusing on the pursuit of a music based career.
Since the 1990’s Dachroeden has worked closely with many award winning artists and has been recognized for his success and accomplishments in live touring, studio work, and photography in his beloved industry. His experience and talents have dubbed him a “consummate pro” by Artists and leading gear manufacturers
Some artist with which Scott has toured are
Tool, Alice In Chains, Rob Zombie, Seether, Natasha Bedingfield, Evanescence, Silversun Pickups, Fear Factory including many others.
In between touring, Doc has spent lots of time in the studio working along side many different artist creating records. His studio contributions yielding the following award winning records among many others:
Fear Inoculum (bass, guitar tech photo/Video documentarian)
Won ‘Best rock performance’ Grammy
Alice In Chains
Rainier Fog: (Guitar/Bass tech and photographer)
Nominated for ‘Best Rock Album’ Grammy
Vicious: (Guitar Tech)
Nominated ‘Best Rock Performance’ Grammy
One Cold Night, Karma and effect
Finding beauty in Negative Spaces, Holding on to Strings, Disclaimer 2
Carless Whispers single
Broken featuring Amy Lee single : (Guitar Tech, Photo and video archivist.)
Searching for Major Tom: (Bass Tech.)
Spookshow International: (bass and scary mask tech)
In addition to having an ear for music Scott also has the eye. Whether on tour or in the studio, Dachroeden always has his camera in hand capturing all of the exciting moments of his job. His photographic works have appeared in Rolling Stone, Guitar World, Modern Drummer, Premier Guitar, Bass Player Magazine and many more. As well as countless artists social media pages, websites, t-shirts, albums and promotional items.