Steve Riggs (UK-Birmingham)
I'm Steve Riggs. A Producer, Composer, Engineer, DJ, Live Act and Music Production Mentor from Birmingham, U.K. I’ve been producing for 18 years and have covered many different genres, under many different names. My main production name at the moment is dharkfunkh, focusing on the deeper side of tech house, deep house and techno. Under this name, I have had releases on labels such as Suara, Nervous Records, OFF Recordings, Glasgow Underground, Pacha, Interscope, Bunny Tiger, Milk & Sugar and Kevin Saunderson’s KMS Records and have had tracks featured on over 100 albums on Beatport. I have engineered tracks for many artists that have been signed to labels such as Sony, Perfecto Records, Armada, Cr2, Ministry of Sound, Black Hole Recordings and many more. I have also remixed for deadmau5, Yolanda Be Cool, Robbie Rivera & Preditah which have been supported on BBC Radio 1, Radio 1Xtra and Capital FM. Previous gigs as dharkfunkh include the legendary Tresor in Berlin, Ritter Butzke in Berlin, Trackside on the Moonlight 2 at the 2013 Abu Dhabi Formula 1 and Sankeys Manchester as well as many dates in the Ibiza and UK scene.
Ethos Sound Studios (USA-ATL)
Ethos Sound Studios offers a fully functioning creative space with control room, vocal/iso booth, and live room; perfect for capturing those sudden bursts of inspiration.
Fractal Sound Studio (USA-GA)
Our purpose is to take an artist's idea and transform it into a tangible, but accurate representation of the artist's vision.
Shane Smith (USA-CA)
I spent the '90's touring and recording with my Alternative Rock band Idle Wilds (RCA, Ardent Records). During this time I was fortunate to have made several Lp's at Ardent Studios in Memphis with the late great John Hampton, among many other notable Producers and engineers...Including Steve Berlin, Mike Chapman, John Fry, Shelly Yakus, Niko Bolas to name a few... I've been a professional, Producer/Engineer since 2000.
A big Milestone for me was getting two Grammy nominations for my work on Los Lobos' Tin Can Trust (Engineer, Mixer), which was nominated for Americana album of the year and Best Instrumental Rock performance for "Do The Murray".
I've recorded and mixed the last two Los Lobos studio albums Tin Can Trust and Gates of Gold...
Let's make some art!
Bob Stark (USA-OR)
I have worked in major facilities from Seattle to L.A., from San Diego to New York and I am still working in an independent capacity, but now have located all of my gear in the facilities of Sonic Media in Portland, OR. Truth be told, my job description reads more like Chief Mouse Pusher Button Presser Fader Puller Manuscript User at The Console of Awesomeness! My goals for the future are to be involved in creating innovative music with young artists that are looking to change the world through music. Bob is a 2 time Grammy winner with Esperanza Spalding and Steve Martin/Edie Brickell.
I love to teach and explain how things work because It feels great to share and I always learn something myself by repeating what I once learned.
Steven Walker (USA-GA)
Extensive performance experience @ the highest levels. Touring experience. Relevant experience in Rock/pop, Hiphop, Country, Fusion, and Jazz.
Wes Yoakam (USA-GA)
Professional summary: Performed right at 3000 professional gigs with signed original bands, guitar accompianist with classical/opera/pop style group, and as entertainer around the country. I have produced and released 4 full length albums plus 5 eps. I have produced done vocal coaching music for many local artists around Atlanta. Studied and worked with grammy award winning producers Phil Tan, Jan Smith, Billy Hume, and John Keane among many others. Proficient in Protools, Reason, midi applications and software, Ableton live, and many more. I specialize in helping solo artists finish and produce their songs with a full arrangement. I am a lead singer quality vocalist/backup singer; I play guitar, keyboards, program bass and percussion, and have experience arranging for strings etc. I can also score to picture within ProTools.
Jor van der Poel (CAN)
I am Jor van der Poel, I’m originally from Groningen, The Netherlands but currently living in Vancouver BC I am a music producer, tutorial maker sound designer and teacher.
Besides that I love to teach and explain how things works because It feels great to share and I always learn something myself by repeating what I once learned.
Itchy Brain Recordings (USA-ATL)
With an in-depth knowledge of acoustics, analog signal paths, outboard gear, computer hardware and software, Steve is ready to use his knowledge of both recording worlds to make the best records possible. Whether it's an analog or digital recording Steve will ensure it will sound it's best.
Sascha Ottenburg (ZH-SUI)
I am a Audio Engineering Student at the SAE Institute Zurich. I first came across the world of music production 7 years ago. Till now I gained a lot of experience. Here are the points where I am working on since a long time: -Music production -Post production -Live sets (in term of performing as a electronic musician live. -Recording Since about a year I started with listening book recording, sound design + production. I use Logic Pro 9 + X since 7 Years. Nowadays I use Logic for Composing + Pre Mix, Pro Tools for the Mixdown + Master and Ableton Live for Live performances.