BBC Radio 1 voted Champion Sound. London based Producer, composer, mixing/mastering engineer, sound designer & recording artist. Fat Boy Slim, Carl Cox, Laurent Garnier, Claude von Stroke, Eats Everything & Jacques Lu Cont. 60+ tracks successfully produced.
Carl Cox - Big, big sounds
Fat Boy Slim– Not heard anything this chemical for ages
Laurent Garnier - Will fu*king smash any dancefloor
**Dance music specialist **
// Recent Press:
Mixmag - Featured in the mag as Hot 6
Decoded Magazine - Future Leader
DJ Mag - Big room techno beast
INSOMNIAC – Absurdly brilliant (feature/interview, track of the day)
DMC - So good makes the hairs stand up on your neck
No.14 DMC buzz charts
XYST - Monumental trac
Remixed Carl Cox, Orbital & Placebo
Carl Cox - I love this track, amazing remix (Orbital remix)
Tens of thousands people have gone nuts at some of the most established festivals and clubs worldwide inc Tomorrowland, Ultra, Global Gathering, SW4, Fabric & Ministry of Sound.
Other clients have included Sony Playstation.
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Interview with Simon Saunders
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. Like salt and pepper. They work great together.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Dont know anyone yet.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 23 years in total from the start when I learned the art of splicing tape together at college. Now I feel old :)
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Solar power, Mac desktop, satellite internet connection, my Event Audio speakers and a hammer (to build a sound proof room... with a view)
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be very honest and upfront with what you want to achieve.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Recording techniques used for the song structure, what DAW they used. Who created the original mix
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That its easy and quick.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: That every single client must walk away with what they wanted and more and be happy.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: Customers always ask what I think about their music. Im from North Yorkshire so I am very honest in a helpful way as my only goal is to get them a great sounding mix.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Production, Mixing & Mastering.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Chemical Brothers, Jacque Lu Cont, Mr Scruff
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Event Audio, 1 cat, UAD, sound proofed room and Logic Pro X and my ears!
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Listen to what the client wants, get references. Give feedback on what we need to do to achieve client goals.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A great set of ears that will pick up things you didn't even notice. The result should be sonic greatness & clarity.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Listening and fixing problems with a mix.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Dance mostly as I am highly specialised in this area, but last week I worked on punk, EDM, & classical.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Biggest thing I find wrong with peoples mixes is that they don't EQ each sound. Major important tip.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Chemical Brothers. Those 2 are simply a genius in terms of originality and production. They are lucky enough to have a great team around them.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: For me, its all about the details, get all the details right, EQ, balance, tuning, etc and then apply some great ears and technical experience. That is my style and my recipe for a great sounding track.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Listening to the finished result on great speakers.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A track that Laurent Garnier will be playing in London this friday.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Sony Playstation album of tracks for game GT5. My role was to produce 10 tracks for the game play. Very proud as they heard my music and asked me to produce for them.