Headline Music Studios is run by the Rock and Blues Produser Piers Mortimer. Some of Piers' credits include, Deep Purple, Jakko Jakszyk, Ace (Skunk Anansie). Also a great session guitarist.
Piers who runs Headline Music Studios is a Rock and Blues Produser. He has had great success with his Prodution over the last 10 years with songs being played on National Radio (Radio 2) and charting top 10 albums.Some of Piers' credits include, Deep Purple, Jakko Jakszyk, Ace (Skunk Anansie) Sweet Crisis, Morganway, Laurence Jones, Bernie Marston, Simon McBride, Jamiroquai Band, Venomous Concept, The Look, Martin Simpson, Woodley Taylor, Nick Harper, SJ Mortimer, Sophie Burrell.
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Interview with Headline Music Studios
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: many, lets chat...
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: do it! you won't regret it
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Acoustic Guitar, drums, bass, sm57, tape machine .. job done!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 15 years of recording and mixing. Started playing the guitar, then learnt from great producers like Mike Vernon, Chris Tsangarides and Tim Palmer.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Exciting Lofi/Hifi stile, rock production. I love to old records, but done in a Morden stile.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Foo Fighters! Black Keys, many bands!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Get it right at source, and then don't have to over do it with over dubs! Simple and well done records normally do much better!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Pop Rock and Blues. Guitar music basically!
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Getting great sounds and Mixing, great Rock drum, guitar sounds
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Great Prodution, sounds and energy. Analog 'phatness'!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Large Recording Studio, with multi room set up. Large control room with a array of very sexy outboard gear (see website)
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Produser's like Rick Ruben, Dave Cob and Mix engineers like Michael Brauer and Tchad Blake.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Rock and Blues Recording and mixing.