Legendary Chilly Chisel frontman Jimmy Barnes labored with Will on Warmth, Two Fires, and Final Wave of Summer time. The late music maker was “among the best sound engineers and probably the most mild, candy guys you’d ever meet,” Barnes remembers.
U.Okay.-based metallic band Skindred recount Rick as “an extremely proficient musician, producer, mixer and engineer. Most significantly he was our pal,” whereas ARIA Award-winning Australian band Boy & Bear thanked the Will for “the love, expertise and humour” he delivered to their EP, With Emperor Antarctica.
“Rick was humble,” feedback Michael Taylor, Managing Director of Common Music Australia, in a press release to Billboard. “Many individuals he labored with didn’t know they have been in a room with among the best engineers within the enterprise – a number of Grammy nominations, ARIA awards, multi-platinum information. And Rick most well-liked it this manner – it stored the workforce method and the tremendous optimistic angle he wished within the studio when working…that something is feasible.”
Will leaves behind two sons, Oskar and Olly.