A professional, commercial mix engineer with over 18 years of experience, James has produced and mixed well over 45 commercial music releases, most with sales pushing well into the top 10 on iTunes charts, many with global radio airplay, and some going on to be nominated for and receive Dove awards.
His producer's approach to mixing brings out the best of what makes a song special. Known for his creative approach to achieving killer drums, pristine vocals, stunning bass tone, interesting keys parts, and present guitars, James specializes in rock, pop, live albums, and alternative contemporary genres.
Although a lot of his work is studio work, James started as a professional live mix engineer. His vast and varied experience includes shows for audiences ranging from groups of 8 record label execs to crowds of 80,000+, from the smallest showcase rooms to the largest indoor and outdoor arenas all over the world.
James began working with large audio rigs at the young age of 12 years old and, remarkably, by age 14, was responsible for all the audio at a local 2,000 seat venue. At 22, James moved to Sydney, Australia and was mentored by some of the best, most renowned engineers in the country. James lived and worked in Sydney refining his skills in some of the most famous studios and largest venues Australia has to offer from 2006 through 2010.
Since 2009, James has spent his time traveling and investing into developing audio engineers and teams, as well as producing live albums and mixing conferences and tours.
James also spends a portion of his time using his vast real world professional experiance designing audio/visual systems for venues of all sizes.