From an early age....
I found myself fascinated with music and the power of rhythm and melody, bordering on obsessive. In my early teens I took up the guitar and would spend up to 16 hours a day; when not in school of course! rehearsing my scales, refining my technique and bettering myself little by little. Throughout my teenage years I went through Music Theory grades, Instrument grades, played and sang in various bands and began playing Bass in a Flamenco Ensemble.
My first experience in the Recording Studio lead to a "eureka" moment that many before me have paralleled. I realised that I desired to be on the other side of the glass, and enrolled onto a BTEC Music Technology course, borderline harassed the best producer in the area to let me assist there; he gave in eventually and I spent 5 great years working under Mike Frankland at Castlegate Recording Studio, enrolled onto the B.Sc. (hons) Music Technology degree at Teesside University, graduating with a First Class degree and two Avid User Certifications, and am currently studying to become a qualified teacher.
In my final year of University I decided to research "Brauerizing™"; a set of mixing techniques honed by Grammy Award Winning mixing engineer Michael Brauer, as part of my third year project. My blogs received an incredible response globally, and recently published two videos to Youtube demonstrating the techniques in more detail. I have been in contact with Michael Brauer, and hope to bring more videos to the fold in the coming months with Brauer's guidance.
Since 2011 I have offered my audio services and have had the pleasure of working with artists from around the North East such as Jamie Grey, Samantha Lavery, Bre Musiq, McCormick, Arcane 39, Boo, Bi:Lingual, Mr Bigfoot and many more, Producing, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Live Sound, Songwriting and Performing in one capacity or another. I have also had the pleasure of working with artists up and down the country, internationally and have recently began scoring for an Independant Film.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you're interested in working with me! No job is too big or too small. Whether it's producing a full band album, location choir recording or you just want vocals tuning and drums timing, I can provide the neccessary professionalism to add that competitive edge to your product.