I have 20 years experience at EVERY stage of making music from songwriting to mastering. I now specialise in Mixing and Mastering. I have also worked for artists such as: The Beat, Lee Scratch Perry and members of The Specials. I know specialise in Mixing & Mastering. My mixes and masters frequently get BBC national airplay.
I am a composer, recording artist, tracking, mix & mastering engineer and producer at Slam Door Studios.
I have written and recorded many albums in many genres as well as material for other artists and I play the guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, keyboards, harmonica and drums.
My latest album Snapshot and its reworked version Snapshot: Dubs & Subs have both received critical acclaim and BBC Radio Play alike:
'The Kind of Reggae that makes you feel better' (Alex Lester BBC Radio 2)
'This will bring you up!' 'pure life elixir' (Phil Taggert BBC Radio 1)
'Irresistible, Absolutely Authentic, Carries Complete Conviction.' (Tom Robinson BBC Introducing)
'A Talent' 'Excellent' (Craig Charles BBC 6 Music)
'A Really Good Sound' (Robert Elms BBC Radio London)
'Really Interesting Stuff, Unique & Individual' (David Rodigan BBC Radio 1 Extra)
I've been invited to tour Australia, Japan, Dubai, continental Europe as well as extensively across the UK. Festival highlights include Glastonbury (2005, 2007 & 2009), Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival (Australia), Summer Sonic (Japan)
As well as being UK tour support for the ’Easy Star All Stars’ (Radiodread/Dub Side of The Moon)
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Interview with Ed Rome
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That I will not stop until they are satisfied.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 20 years. I came to the studio environment as a session musician and then realised I could be useful the other side of the glass!
Q: How would you describe your style?
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Positively making suggestions without taking control.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Well, I believe the element it is missing, depending on what I've been commissioned to do of course!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Slam Door Studios is a smaller pro studio set up for tracking, mixing and mastering. It took me a lot of trial and error to get the tracking and listening environments treated just right for me to get the results I want.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Those musicians and engineers in the earlier days of recording who only got one take at getting it right!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mastering and mix appraisals of pre masters. A lot of people need and appreciate mix appraisals to help them get the best pre master possible, especially if they are inexperienced in the process.