Nick has been a freelance engineer since 1996 and has experience of working in most of the major studios in the UK and across Europe and America. He started his career as an assistant at Rockfield in 1993 and soon became house engineer. He has continued to work at Rockfield on many projects and knows the two studios inside out. Nick also spent 5 years working for Producer Owen Morris on a lot of major albums. He is also a musician and songwriter and after being in a couple of successful bands, used these skills to progress into production where his credits speak for themselves. He also runs an instrument hire shop. As a studio design consultant, he has built/consulted many studios for high profile artists, school's, colleges and business' as well as running a small independent record label.
Nick was Studio Manager and Producer at Leeders Farm Studios, a superb fully residential recording facility in Norfolk. That was put together with Dan Hawkins from The Darkness. This studio was voted “UK best residential studio 2009”. Nick's latest project has been to put together Leeders Vale Studios. A superb facility offering great recording options at an affordable price.
Nick currently works out of Leeders Vale Studios, Rockfield Studios and Red Kite Studios. Nick can be contacted to arrange sessions at any of these studios at great rates.
Clients include (engineer/producer)
Thunder, Teenage Fanclub, Oasis, The Darkness, Seasick Steve, Bruce Springsteen, KT Tunstall, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave , Dexters, Stone Gods, The Verve, Ash, Jess Bishop, Max Rafferty, The Quireboys, Thunder, Marc Ford, Colour Of Noise, Straight 8, Estrella, John Watts, Sam Walker, Marah, The Beta Band, Donovan, Nigel Kennedy, Steve Harley, The Union, Yel Piracy, Katy Dann, Burning Crows, Kitten Pyramid, Star From Ivy, Riding The Low, Jonny Jack, Nina Baker, Nausia, Cineclub, Circus, Mark Ruebery, Moerk, Chris Field, The Nazarites, Action Plan, Michael Cerveris, Cornershop, Primary 5, Stateless, Dodgems, Josephine Eleini, Shakin Stevens, General Fords Army, The Proposition, River 68’s (The Ravels), The Acutones, The Light Parades, Maker, Magnet Man, Wooden Boy, Katia Pesti, The Crayon Set
Rockfield sessions include
The Stone Roses, Black Grape, Pusherman Interstella, Shane Macgowan, Morning Runner, Super Furry Animals, Catatonia, The Frank and Walters, Dodgy, Symposium, Eagle Eye Cherry, Brian May / Roger Taylor, Kasabian, Stereophonics, Manic street Preachers, Coldplay, Starsailor, Amanda Ghost, Saez, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen, Charlatans, Kid Symphony, Big Brovaz, Colour of Fire, Terris, Wedding Present, New Model Army, Sepultura,