Andrew Scheps

Andrew Scheps has engineered and mixed some of the biggest rock bands in the world: Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Metallica, Linkin Park, Hozier and U2.  He’s worked with legends such as Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond and Iggy Pop, as well as indie artists such as Manu Chao, Tinariwen, Cass McCombs and Blood Red Shoes.
He’s toured with Stevie Wonder (as a keyboard tech) and Michael Jackson (mixing live sound), but found his home in the studio,  honing his craft working for producers such as Rob Cavallo, Don Was and Rick Rubin. As well as recording and mixing for these icons, Scheps has taken on the producer role with bands including Gogol Bordello, The Duke Spirit, Low Roar and others.  
Scheps has won three Grammys for his work with Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ziggy Marley, as well as the International Engineer of the Year Award from the MPG.
After 25 years in Los Angeles, he recently relocated to the UK where he has set up his own mix room (Punkerpad UK) as well as partnering with Monnow Valley Studios; putting his Neve 8068 MkII and extensive collection of outboard gear, microphones and instruments into what he considers to be one of the best sounding recording rooms in the UK.
And somehow, Scheps still finds the time to run Tonequake Records, a boutique indie label featuring acts including Low Roar as well as Favez, Act Rights, Heidi Happy, Twenty Two Hundred and others.

Wes Maebe

Wes Maebe has worked with a plethora of clients, from Ellie Goulding to Elliott Randall to UB40; from Channel 4 to Burberry to Plan B to Celine Dion! Working in some of the world’s greatest studios and in his small home studio,  Maebe always creates a big sound.  His knowledge, patience and consistent, forward thinking approach, his thinking ‘outside the box’ and his ability to fit artists with writers and musicians means he always gets the best out of people by putting together the optimum team for the perfect mix.
Maebe ran a master class at this year’s NAMM about optimising your sound system. He also regularly posts short videos for TC Electronic on Multi- discipline Talents in Modern Audio Production for upcoming artists and for The Vintage Musician on getting the best out of vintage equipment in a modern world. He is an active director of the board of the APRS and is a Grammy P&E (Producers and engineers) Wing Advisory member.
Described by clients as ‘a total enthusiast, an incredibly talented music man and a wonderful human being’, Maebe has great passion and is constantly striving for excellence in order to make his clients’ tracks come alive. And not forgetting he has a hidden skill up his sleeve: during one of his sessions he was asked to "babysit" Axl Rose during his vocal training for the AC/DC shows !
Maebe has recently joined the family at RAK studios where he provides his musically intuitive and artist friendly expertise. In September, he was the recipient of the Studio Engineer of the Year Award at the Pro Sound Awards.

Pete Burgis

Pete Burgis is the resident and lead Foley artist at Pinewood Studios. Having worked in the industry for 25 years, he has over 250 feature film credits and numerous TV programmes to his name. Films include the Oscar winning Slumdog Millionaire, The King’s Speech and Gosford Park. He has also won two Emmy awards for his work on Band of Brothers and Generation Kill. A career highlight was being part of the Harry Potter family for 10 years.
More recent credits include Bridget Jones' Baby, Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children and JK Rowling’s forthcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Pete is well-known for his love of “smashing stuff to bits, running in high heels, being a dog or a horse… or a dragon”.

John Metcalfe

New Zealand-born John Metcalfe took up the viola aged 10. As a teenager he joined The Durutti Column on Manchester’s legendary Factory label and with Tony Wilson launched the groundbreaking Factory Classical Label. During this time he recorded and toured worldwide with the Duke String Quartet. 

As one of the UK’s top arrangers, John has worked with artists such as Blur, Simple Minds, Pretenders, George Michael and Coldplay. Metcalfe co-produced and arranged Peter Gabriel’s last two albums  and MD’d the worldwide touring including stop-offs at major venues such as New York’s Radio City and the Hollywood Bowl. 
As composer he has released 4 solo albums and written for TV and radio. The latest album, The Appearance Of Colour, described as “staggeringly beautiful” by 6Music's Mary Anne Hobbs, is out on Real World records.

James Mathers

Born in Bristol, UK, James Mather started as an apprentice picture editor in 1982 working on early Aardman Animation projects and numerous Natural History documentaries.
In 1984, while travelling in Australia, James assisted on the soundtrack of Mad Max: Beyond the Thunderdome. This experience led him to divert his energies from picture assisting to sound post-production. James’ first significant break as a supervising sound editor came when working on Chicken Run and the films success enabled him to continue to work as a supervising sound editor from then on.
In 2005, after critical success with Notes on a Scandal, David Yates and Warner Bros. called on James to supervise the sound for Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix. This second major break created the opportunity to work on a string of blockbuster films, including the last four Harry Potter instalments, Sherlock Holmes, Clash of the Titans, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Ken Branagh's Cinderella and currently DC’s Wonder Woman.
James has also been credited with both sound supervising and re-recording on the recent Me Before You, A United Kingdom and Sean Ellis’ Anthropoid.

Munzie Thind

Munzie Thind has established himself as one of Soho's leading sound designers, since joining Grand Central Recording Studios (GCRS) in 1995. He has worked with the cream of the creative industry, both in the UK and internationally, on campaigns for brands such as Haig Club, Sony Experia, VISA, BT Sport, GoCompare and the BBC.
One of the best-respected music editors in the industry, Munzie has been responsible for delivering audio excellence to such critically-acclaimed work as BBC Music’s ‘God Only Knows’ music video, the striking National Autistic Society ‘Sensory Overload’ film and Rekorderlig's Silver Skaters. During his time at GCRS, Munzie has received such prestigious accolades as Cannes Lions,  Kinsale Sharks, Clios and Creative Circle Awards. 
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