Nashville based Jeff Balding's hits are almost too many to list. He engineered & mixed Don Henley's Billboard #1 debut 'Cass County' and recently finished working with Megadeth's own Dave Mustaine completing production on the band's new album. Recent mixes include tracks for superstars Brett Eldridge, Jana Kramer, Ashley Monroe, Michael Ray, and Chris Janson just to name a few. Jeff has been at the helm mixing some massive hits like Taylor's Swift's self titled debut, Kellie Pickler 'Small Town Girl, Keith Urban's 'Day's Go By', LeAnn Rimes 'This Woman', Trace Adkins 'Songs About Me', and Brooks & Dunn 'Cowboy Town' as well as recording Brad Paisley's 'This is Country Music', Shakira's 'Shakira', and Trisha Yearwood's 'Jasper County'. Jeff's projects have won multiple Grammy awards and received even more nominations.
The Steakhouse Studio opened in 1986 and is located in the center of North Hollywood's "No-Ho Arts District", near Cahuenga and Magnolia. Built by musicians for musicians and designed to cater to every level of music professional, the state of the art studio features the EMI/NEVE Custom QUAD console, designed for EMI Records and built in 1974. This console was formerly located at The Great Linford Manor, and is the largest working EMI/NEVE in the world. The tracking room sounds phenomenal. Daron Malakian, guitarist from System of a Down called it ‘the best guitar room I’ve ever been in”.
Grammy Nominated Dave Fortman has produced and mixed numerous Platinum and Gold selling Billboard Top 200 #1 albums including Slipknot 'All Hope Is Gone', Godsmack 'The Oracle', and Evanescence 'Fallen', which was certified 7x Platinum in the US, has sold over 17 million copies worldwide and included the Billboard Top 40 single 'Bring Me To Life'. He also produced Mudvayne's album 'Lost And Found' which hit #2 on Billboard Top 200 and included the mainstream rock #1 single 'Happy'. Other credits include albums and singles from 12 Stones, Simple Plan, and Bif Naked among others. In 2014 he produced '1000hp' for Godsmack/Republic Records which debuted at #3 on the Billboard rock charts selling 58,000 copies in its first week.
Multiple Grammy Winner Bob Clearmountain is back in the control room with The Preatures/Universal Music, and just finished mixing some tracks for The Rolling Stones. A small sample of his credits include Bruce Springsteen’s LP 'High Hopes' (debuted #1 Billboard top 200 and # 2 Rolling Stone top albums of 2014), POP ETC's new single 'Bad Break' for Mom + Pop Records, The Who ‘Join Together’, Paul McCartney ‘Tripping the Live Fantastic’, The Kinks ‘Phobia, David Bowie ‘ Let’s Dance’, Chic ‘Risque', along with the critically acclaimed Waterboy’s 2015 ‘Modern Blues’, Bad Religion ‘The New America’, Morrissey ‘World of Morrissey Live’, and Kelly Clarkson ‘Low’.
Three time Grammy Winner Tom Lord-Alge’s (TLA) extensive list of multi-platinum/gold landmark albums and singles includes Blink 182’s 'Enema of The State',Pink’s‘Funhouse’ and ‘I’m Not Dead’, Steve Winwood's 'Back In The High Life', The Rolling Stone's 'Bridges To Babylon', Fallout Boy’s ‘Infinity on High’, Weezer’s ‘Maladroit’, and Sarah McLachlan’s ‘Mirrorball’ just to name a few. He’s also mixed albums/singles for indie darlings Taking Back Sunday, All Time Low, and Ash Koley. Tom’s world class 'Spank Studio’ in South Beach, FL is built around a massive SSL 4064 G+ console. Recent mixes include Sleeping with Siren’s ‘Madness’/Epitaph, and New Found Glory/Hopeless.
Justin Stanley is a Grammy Nominated Producer/Composer/Engineer and has worked with an eclectic range of artists including Prince, Beck, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Nikka Costa, Thurston Moore, Natasha Beddingfield, Mark Ronson and Robbie Robertson, among many others. His work has also been featured in various films including Nacho Libre, Zoolander, Blue Crush, Blow, Friday Night Lights, Spider Man 3 and Wolves of Wall St. as well as commercials for Nike, Gucci, Ford, Eveready and Mercedes.
Chris Badami produced and mixed Jennifer Rostock’s LP ‘Schlaflos’/WB which debuted #2 in Germany and #5 in Australia. His production of Trophy Scar’s ‘Magnum Opus Holy Vacants'/Montreme landed it on Sputnik's #2 spot for best albums 2014. He’s produced and or mixed multiple albums for iconic indie artists such as The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Starting Line, and The Early November. Recently he’s been in the studio mixing Strong Management artist Dawns as well as a solo album for Jason DeGeorge. Currently he’s been busy producing/mixing the The Space Pimp’s (aka Eternal Boy) LP. On top of owning a world class studio, Portrait Recording, this multi talented producer/mixer is also an accomplished drummer.
Sean Oakley’s been the go-to guy for Rick Rubin and Mike D for some time now. His lengthy credits include Kanye West ‘Yeezus’,U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’, and Lady Gaga's ‘ARTPOP’. Recent projects include The Last Shadow Puppets/Domino Records which debuted #1 on the UK charts, Zach De La Rocha’s LP/Anti Records, Awol Nation’s ‘I Am’ remix/Redbull, along with Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment’s single ‘Sunday Candy’ feat Chance the Rapper.
Sean’s currently in the UK producing and mixing tracks for Huntar’s LP / Glassnote/Good Soldier, Georgia/Domino, Champs/PIAS andNo Rome / Dirty Hits.
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Beatriz Artola has worked with many of today's most influential artists. Adele's ’21’ was not only the best selling album (certified Diamond) in 2011 and 2012 worldwide, it also earned a Grammy for Album of the Year in 2011. Mix credits include A$AP Rocky ‘At Long Last’ LP which debuted #1 on the Billboard 200, #1 Canada, #1 Top R&B/Hip Hop album, and #1 Rap album charts, 2017's Ryan Adams ‘Prisoner’ which just debuted #1 on multiple Billboard charts, including Rock, Alternative, Americana/Folk, and #8 on the top 200, Danger Mouse w/Iggy Pop ‘Gold’ which was nominated for a golden globe, Leona Lewis ‘Glassheart’ which debuted #3 on the UK album charts, and Taio Cruz ‘Rokkstar’. Her work on J Cole's 'For Your Eyez Only’ furthered that track to its #1 place on the Billboard 200 charts, and Jesse & Joy's 'Un Besito Mas' won Best Pop Album 2016 Latin Grammys. Currently she's back in the studio working on tracks with Danger Mouse. Her lengthy recording credits include Cee Lo Green's Grammy Nominated 'The Ladykiller' and Common's 'Black America'.
Writing/Production team consisting of Gerard Way/Ray Toro of My Chemical Romance along with Producer/Engineer/Mixer Doug McKean. East coast indie darlings My Chemical Romance shot to the forefront of rock merging hardcore and pop and helping to bring EMO mainstream, selling over 6 million LP’s and 5 million singles. Frontman Gerard Way w/guitarist Ray Toro penned the band's breakout singles ‘Helena’ and ‘I’m Not Ok (I Promise)'. Next efforts produced Multi-Platinum selling LP’s 'Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge’ and legendary concept album 'Black Parade’ which included massive singles ‘Welcome to the Black Parade’, 'Famous Last Words’ and ‘Teenagers’. Grammy winner and long time collaborator Doug McKean completes the trio. His lengthy credits include MCR’s ‘May Death Never Stop You’, Gerard’s solo album ‘Hesitant Alien’ which debuted UK Billboard #1, as well as Billboard #1’s like Green Day's '21 Gun’s', Maroon 5’s ‘V’, Weezer’s ‘Raditude’, etc..
Grammy nominated producer/engineer/mixer Rick Carson’s star is rising in the R&B Jazz community. An integral part of wunderkind composer/producer Terrace Martin’s team (Kendrick Lamar ‘To Pimp A Butterfly', YG, etc), Rick has been busy moving Omaha to the forefront of the music scene at his world class studio Make Believe, which was featured in Mix Magazine’s Class of 2016. Recently he recorded and mastered Terrace Martin’s Billboard #1 Jazz and Grammy nominated Album of The Year ‘Velvet Portraits’, and worked with former Asking Alexandria singer Danny Worsnop on 'Long Road Home' which debuted #1 on the U.K. iTunes country charts and Top Ten in the USA. Since then he’s mixed and mastered #1 Billboard Jazz album Ghost-Note’s ‘Fortified’. He’s just completed mixing the solo LP for one of the West Coast Get Down’s founding members, Miles Mosley.
Grammy nominated engineer/producer/mixer Keith Armstrong is currently in the studio producing and mixing Shaman’s Harvest for Mascot. Recent projects include Rebelution's ‘Falling Into Place’. He also just completed mixes for The Heydaze and Halestorm/Atlantic Records. Other projects include the Blackstone Cherry album for Mascot Records, mixing Rogue Wave for Vagrant Records and TJ Stafford tracks for CMT. His many high profile projects include: Breaking Benjamin, Rise Against, Manic Street Preachers, Jewel, and Dave Matthews.
Eddie Wohl is a three time Emmy winning composer/producer/mixer who's projects have sold over 6 million units. As an artist he was signed to Road Runner Records and his productions range from metal thrasher kings such as Anthrax, Smile Empty Soul, Fuel and Ill Niño to glam punker Jesse Mailin and pop songstress/American Idol judge Kara Dioguardi. A prolific composer, his music was featured in the 2016 Superbowl and Pre game-show, as well as the Craig Ferguson show among countless others.
Known for his sonically dynamic and often genre bending productions, Los Angeles based producer/mixer Colin Brittain consistently swings for the fences. Colin is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and started his production career engineering, co-writing and producing tracks for the likes of 5 Seconds of Summer, Steve Aoki, Walk the Moon, Dark Waves, Ida Maria and Avicii. In 2017 he has racked up several number 1's producing, co writing and mixing alt rock heavy-hitters All Time Low, Papa Roach, and Japan's One OK Rock, as well as alternative outfits like Dashboard Confessional, Logan Henderson, Vinyl Theatre, and Jeremy Renner.