Making Islandia · #5 · The Mix

I remember attending my first mixing masterclass back in 2010, in which a collection of industry professionals presented before’s and after’s of their work. That was the first time I became aware of the staggering impact a good mix can have on how a piece of recorded music is perceived. While we’re all familiar with … Continued

Album Mix & The Coming Autumn

After completing the mix of Islandia, Daniel will be commencing work on a series of new commissions while the album is prepared for release. One of these new commissions is 100 Demons for Manchester Collective. He will be documenting his composition of this work through his online journal, from the work’s conceptual foundations, through to its premiere in March 2018. Follow Daniel on Twitter for regular updates.

Making Islandia · #4 · The Session

I’ve returned from a visit to the USA and returned with fresh ears. The Islandia mixes are sounding fantastic. There’s still a way to go before the album’s release, so, in the meantime, I thought I’d write the penultimate journal entry from this “making of” series. With ever-diminishing recording budgets stretching across all genres of … Continued