David Nicholas

Producer, Mixer, Engineer

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Producing, mixing and recording music in the US, Europe and Australia, co-producing a US#1, receiving Australian 'Producer of the Year' and "Lifetime Achievement awards, mixing & engineering multiple global #1s with sales totaling over 60 million, with artists as diverse, as Elton John, INXS, Pulp, Brian Adams & Johnny Halliday, music is my life.

After co-founding and running Rhinoceros Recordings studio in Sydney Australia in the 1980s, I moved to the UK and worked as a freelance producer/mixer/engineer until returning to Australia in 2000.
During my time at Rhinoceros, I worked on many of the significant Australian albums of that decade including, INXS’ Kick, X' and Shabooh Shoobah, Midnight Oil’s Blue Sky Mining" Richard Clapton’s Glory Road and Solidarity, GANGgajang’s Sounds of Then and Australian Crawl’s, Semantics.
Based in London in the 90s, I worked throughout Europe and the USA with artists as diverse as Elton John, Pulp, Ash, Soul Asylum, Brian Adams, Sting, Rod Stewart, Marcella Detroit, Heroes Del Silencio and Johnny and David Hallyday. Achieving a US#1 with All For Love as a co-producer and numerous international #1s as a mix and recording engineer for UK producers Chris Thomas, Chris Kimsey and Phil Manzenera and French producer Pierre Jaconelli.
Since returning to Australia I continue to produce and mix for many Australian and New Zealand artists including George, Richard Clapton, Baby Animals, Drag, Diesel, Jimmy Barnes, Delta and many more prouding three#1 albums, receiving an ARIA, Producer of the Year award as well as a Lifetime Achievement award for my work so far.

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GenresSounds Like
  • INXS
  • Elton John
  • Pulp
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