This Broken Land
Scott Miner began his career as an artist in 1978 while engineering at a metro New York recording studio. His music soon attracted the attention of Fire-Sign Records (Riot) and later on CAM-USA/Camerica Records (The Raspberries/Eric Carmen). From 78 through 80, Scott recorded about two albums worth of material. Late in 1980 Scott and Ray Bardani, both engineering at Minot Studios in White Plains, NY, recorded an entire album of Scott's tunes. Ray was working with David Sanborn and Warner Brothers Records at that time and tried to sell the duo's album to the label, but no such luck. Scott produced and engineered some of Marshall Crenshaw's early work, some of which is now available on CD. Scott also engineered sessions for soul superstar Wilson Pickett, who was attempting a comeback at that point. In the early 90s, Scott began work on a comeback of his own, this time a contemporary Christian album fused with rock elements. The major labels considered it too 'rock and roll', and so the independent Nonexistent Records have made it available to you for your enjoyment.