I have 20+ years experience as a musician. I play mainly guitar and bass, but I have my own studio and am a trained engineer and producer. My main project is One Week of Days, which is a group that I have with my wife Jan. Before that I played bass in Kaydee, when we were signed with EMI records.

some examples of my work - I co-produce and play all instruments on these tracks as well as the engineering and mixing.

Bad History
A Word To Satisfy
You Light Up My Day
El Shaddai

My day job is as a web designer and I work in media and marketing.

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What are you working on at the moment?
Release of a new song called "Sweetheart" ... we're thinking of doing a video.
Analog or digital and why?
Digital unless you can afford to do analog properly.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are you trying to achieve. What's the end goal.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Les Paul, a keyboard, SM58 ( they never break ), Laptop, Cubase
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
Too long :-) We were signed to EMI with Kaydee and have been working on One Week of Days since. The day job and other concerns limit the amount of time I can spend on that though.
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
I really like the guitars I did on Bad History . http://oneweekofdays.bandcamp.com/track/bad-history
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Dave Matthews probably ... I like his Before These Crowded Streets Album.
Can you share one music production tip?
Make more decisions and give yourself less options ... mixing 200 tracks is not very rock and roll.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Rock, Folk, Alternative, Pop, Jazz, AOR
Tell us about your studio setup.
Motu Soundcards / Cubase windows based DAW / Waves plugins. Tannoy reveal speakers. Combo mixing tracking oom with proper treatment inc 6 bass traps and a slat resonator.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Andrew Scheps and Andy Wallace are two producers that come to mind who's work I particularly like, especially Wallace's work on Grace and Nevermind ... and I like their ideas about music and the industry. Also Steve Albini.