My News

Here’s what I have been up to recently:

With my ex-colleagues at KQED Public Radio in San Francisco I have won a couple more awards from the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists. Working with the California Report Magazine team way back in 2020, I sound designed and mixed, along with Brendan Willard, Sasha Khokha’s epic documentary “A butterfly with my wings cut […]

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I am very proud to announce that Superhumans, a totally unique and inspiring show, that I was lucky enough to be the sound designer for, has won a Gold Award at this years W3 Awards in th category of “Podcast Features-Best Individual Episode” Congratulations to Pamela Rothenberg & Gautam Gulati, MD,MBA,MPH at Well Played and all the guests! #w3awards #superhumans #wellplayed #sounddesigner #sounddesign #podcasts […]

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I’m very excited and honoured to have won (with talented journalists and producers at my ex-employer KQED Public Radio) not one, but two Edward R Murrow regional awards. The first for Sold Out – Rethinking Housing in America (Sound Designer, Editor, Mix Engineer & Composer) and The Voicebot Chronicles (Sound Editor & Mixer), the latter […]

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For the last six months I have been engaged in the world of podcasts and podcast sound design. I have been working with small independent producers who are creating amazingly beautiful storytelling shows such Superhumans from Well Played. I am lucky enough to be involved with Wondery, one of the worlds largest podcast production companies […]

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In the last week the Voice Bot Chronicles team at KQED was awarded a Webby Award. I was lucky enough to work with this lovely group of people on this exciting project for which I provided sound recording, editing and mixing. Check out Voice Bot Chronicles on your smart speaker now by asking for the […]

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After much consideration I, along with a merry band of other audio professionals, have launched a new company – Son of Pod. This new venture aims to provide a full production service for podcasts and podcasters, individuals and corporations, companies and SMEs. We’re unique, not because of the snazzy name, but because we have all […]

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Over the past few months I have noticed more and more tours, big ones, going out with analogue consoles. For example The Rolling Stones with a Yamaha PM4000 and Eric Church with a Midas Heritage 3000. Is this the start of an analogue counter culture in the live audio world? I recently mixed a gig […]

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So, The Grammys. A bit more like The Grannies if you ask me. Where was all the new talent? Where was all the new, exciting and innovative music? Well, for those of you who watched or who read subsequently, there really wasn’t any that I could see/hear. The commercials that ran during the show talked […]

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One of the things that I get all philosophical about when it comes to sound is that how vibrations are in everything. What I mean is that, in my mind, vibrations are at the centre of everything in our world and sound is just a really good easy example for people to understand. So, anyway, […]

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I recently started working with Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California. The studio has a long history of famous music recording artists creating some well known international hits there. Some of these include Green Day, Aerosmith, David Bowie, INXS, Herbie Hancock, MC Hammer and the Grateful Dead to name a few. Suffice to say I was […]

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