Production, Mixing And Mastering

I’m a record producer, based in North Cornwall, currently working from Propagation House Residential Studios (see below for more info).

I’d really like to make your music sound great.

Please contact me for details on how we can make this happen.

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Clients

I work with a range of bands and artists and labels, covering a wide range of genres.
Recently this has included:

Allheart / Andy Oliveri / Asian Dub Foundation / The Bar Stool Preachers / The Barefoot Bandit / BC Camplight / Bill Waylor (Dry The River) / Cocksparrer / Choir Noir / Dead Ground / The Delta Sound / Doot Doot Music (Sam Wickens / Brian Houston / Quinn / BECAH) / Dorcha / Electric Swing Circus / Gengahr + Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club) / Grace Grundy / Grace Lightman / James Dixon / The JB Conspiracy / The Loft Club / LYR (Simon Armitage) / Mad Apple Circus / Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) / Oh My God! It’s The Church /  Polary / Richard Walters / The Skints / Shallow / Sports Team / Solemn Sun / Songhoy Blues / Tourists / The Trees

The Adventurists – band for hire and  bespoke music for sync.
Releases on Universal / IndieSonics / Warner Chappell / Ninja Tune

I also work with Captain Oi! / Chase The Ace / Cherry Red re-mastering out of print and un-released back catalogue including UK Subs / Devo / Mungo Jerry / GBH / Rancid / The Skids / Stiff Little Fingers / The Sweet / Toy Dolls / The Tubes / Ultravox!

Please take a look at my Discogs page for more info.

Propagation House Residential Recording

Nestled in the glorious North Cornwall countryside is Propagation House.

The main studio is made up of a control room, 2 live rooms and an isolated dead room.

The accommodation can sleep up to 10 in 5 double en-suite bedrooms (one with jacuzzi bath), a large farmhouse style kitchen and a conservatory (which is tied into the studio as the ‘extra live’ live room).

We have both Pro Tools HD and Logic X with 32 RME I/O – SSL Converters.

Desk
AML 1073 x 10 – custom built, one of a kind with EQs and fader bank.

Other Pre Amps
JLM Dual 99v – 2 Channels of 75dB gain
Hairball Elements x 6 (2 x Gold / 2 x Copper / 2 x Bronze)
DAV Broadhurst Gardens 1U 2 Channel
Avalon VT-737 Channel Strip
Focusrite ISA 428 & 828
Aphex 1788 – 8 Channel

EQ
API 5500 Stereo EQ
Great River Harrison 32 x 2
AML Pultec x 2 (Matched Pair)

Dynamics
API 2500 Stereo Compressor (Paul Wolff Mod)
Hairball 1176 x 4 (1 Old Rev D, 1 Rev A, 2 Stereo Linked New Rev D)
GSSL Stereo Mixbus Comp (Turbo)
BSS DPR-402
Yamaha GC2020

FX / Other
Roland SRE-555
Revox B77 Mk2
Shure M267 x2
JBSonics Stereo Spring Reverb
Melos Echo Chamber
Moogerfooger MF101
Dolby 361 Stereo Pair
Universal Audio 2192 ADDA & Clock
Avid Artist Mix
UAD / Fabfilter / Waves / Soundtoys / etc
Miscellaneous selection of percussion

Microphones
All the usual suspects (57s / 58s / 421s / U87s)
AEA R88 – classic stereo ribbon + Cloud Lifter
Soundfield 422B – multi-capsule surround sound (B Format)
Advanced Audio CM12SE – LDC Valve (AKG C12)
Sennhieser MD441 – incredible supercardioid dynamic
Shure SM7B
2 x Beyer Dynamic m201 – hypercardioid dynamic
ElectroVoice 625a/b – omnidirectional dynamic
4 x Oktava 219 – respected Russian engineering from the 90s
2 x Neumann KM140 – SDC cardioid version
Neumann TLM 103 & 170R – low noise, transformerless mics
Heil – P40 / P30 x2 / P20

Monitoring

Quested H208 on an MC2 amp
Unity Audio Rock mk2
NS10m and Auratones on Quad 303

Headphones
Individual 16 channel P-16 mixers.
Several pairs of DT150s / DT100s / ATH-M50X
ATH-R70X open backs

Crookwood C3 relay switched and level matched controller. I really love it – includes 2 channels of DA.
There are also some NS10s and some 1029As floating about as well.

Instruments
Drums – DW / Gretsch Renown Maple / Premier / Zildjan
Guitars / Bass – Fender  / Yamaha / Epiphone / Takamine
Piano – 1972 Welmar (from the Dickie Cox collection)
Synths – MS20 / MS2000 / Nord / Moog Sub Phatty / Roland Sh01 / Yamaha SK20

Amplifiers
Blackface Twin
Sound City 50
Blackstar Series One 100
Marshall JVM 410C
Leslie 760 [modded with line input]
Ampeg SVT-4PRO

Cabs
2 x Marshall 1×12″
Custom Built 4×12 & 2×12 with Celestion Vintage 30s
Ampeg 4×10

Playlists

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Let's talk about what you need.