OVERRIDER 2 - Marcus Hedges

OVERRIDE 2 Super Mech League by Marcus Hedges

Been a fun project over the last few days doing some remote mixing with composer Marcus Hedges on his latest game, OVERRIDE 2 Super Mech League, which should be out soon! A collection of nine superb tracks, all based on the same theme, crafted into different styles to match the Read more…

Ary and the Secret of Seasons by Marcus Hedges

When you listen to this game soundtrack, you’ll understand how much fun I had working on it with Marcus. So many themes to delve into and enjoy, along with beautiful scoring. Ary and the Secret of Seasons He and I worked together with an online mixing session via Zoom and Read more…

Fly Away by Stellita Loukas

Mixing & Mastering Fly Away by Composer Stellita Loukas

I had great fun working on this hybrid cinematic rock track for Stellita Loukas. Setting up the track with the hard hitting drums and driving guitar to set the stage for the orchestra. Her wonderful writing and imagination gave me plenty to play with. It was also mastered more for Read more…

Blueland Tales by Frank Pfeiffer ft. Zefora Alderman

Blueland Tales by Frank Pfeiffer ft. Zefora Alderman

“Blueland Tales” is a wonderful track by Frank Pfeiffer and “A musical adventure through a world of tales and fantasy”. This atmospheric track features the ethereal and dreamy voice of the awesome Zefora Alderman. I really enjoyed mixing and mastering this track for Frank. Have a listen below and see Read more…

Getting Some Sparkle With The Waves Aphex Exciter!

Getting Some Sparkle With The Waves Aphex Exciter!

I was doing some mixing over the weekend and, due to seeing one of Waves’s often sales, I thought I’d give the Waves Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter a shot at it’s bargain price. (I may have also bought a couple of more toys in the sale!). Here’s the Waves blurb Read more…

Mike Holt - World In Your Hands

Mike Holt & Laura Conway Have The World In Their Hands

Last year I worked with the awesome Mike Holt by mixing and mastering this track that he wrote with the very talented Laura Conway. Laura’s amazing vocals were recorded by Éanán Patterson. Mike is now able to share the track online so enjoy listening to it below 🙂 World In Read more…

Here’s a Brick, Make it Sound Great!

What does a brick have to do with mastering? Yesterday, I had a quick chat on Twitter with Andy Wilson, mixing & mastering engineer at Masterdisk in NYC, about how I’d asked for new mixes for a Latin album I was to be mastering today as the original mixes were Read more…

Musical Experience – Anthony Tustin’s Sunlight

I’ve had an excellent week with having Ant in the studio for his work experience. We’ve been able to do a variety of jobs to give him an idea of what music studio work can involve. Ant has had a full introduction to the studio environment, the room treatment, and Read more…

The Room Is Key

The rooms we perform, record, mix, and master in, should be the best they can be for the required role to help us achieve a great sound and performance. I was accompanying Trinity Guildhall exams today at St.George’s Church in Worcester and it reminded me of how important our surroundings Read more…

Dynamic Range Day Is Coming Soon!

There is a dream that many people share for an end to the mental loudness war that still continues after many years. One man who champions the idea of putting dynamic range back into music is mastering engineer Ian Shepherd (@ianshepherd) and he has come up with an excellent idea Read more…