Brett Shaw (Resident Producer, Mixer)
I spend my days helping other people with their music. I also make obscure psyche synth funk and woodwork in my spare time.
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Brett spends his time helping others make music. As of Jan 2022, his past three major-label albums have reached No 2, No 2, and No 1 in the UK album charts respectively. His two most recent albums produced for independent artists both have over ten million streams with the most recent reaching No1 in the Spanish album physical charts, no2 in the Itunes chart and was at No 3 in the world for vinyl sales for two weeks.
He recently Co-produced (with the band) both of Foals latest albums at 123. Earning the band’s first-ever number 1 album, a Mercury nomination, and winner of the album of the year at the Q awards. Previously recording Florence and the Machine’s most recent album “High as hope” with credits including co-production and writing. 2021 saw him working with Gorillas, Oh Wonder, Honne and co-producing tracks with Muru Masa for Cosha’s album. Tracks worked on have over a billion plays on Spotify
In all Brett’s credits have achieved four number 1 albums (2x U.S 2x U.K) and two number 2 albums (One U.K one U.S and U.K- One quadruple platinum, One platinum album, Four gold albums, one silver album ). One quadruple platinum no 1 Single which won the Grammy for best dance recording, two Mercury nominations and Three Ivor Novello awards.
Brett also very much enjoys working with independent/Unsigned artists. Having had great success producing and mixing for unsigned acts. Producing and mixing for Spanish Independent act “Izal”, helped their album reach number two in the Spanish album charts. His work with Ewan J Philips has over eleven million plays on Spotify. (Which earns roughly £55000 for the artist). Another unsigned artist Brett has produced is George Taylor, with almost six million plays on Spotify. Mixing for Sal Dulu helped his first three singles to over a million streams each, while four of his tracks have been number ones on the Hype Machine chart. The album Brett produced and mixed for Rina’s Mushonga got on to Pitchfork’s rare, albums that rate 8 or above list and was several albums of the year listings including The line of Best fit and independent album of the year so far lists.
Following signing with his band South to Mo Wax records in 1998, Brett has been writing, performing, producing, engineer and mixing, becoming an established industry professional working with many of today’s top acts. A multi-instrumentalist and writer Brett also co-wrote the score to Jonathan Glazer’s film Sexy Beast and has secured a number of synchs including films such as Goal and major TV series including The OC, CSI and Six Feet Under. Recent commercial compositions include work for Virgin Atlantic, Barclays and Boots.
Being flexible with the type of music he works with, Brett brings musical integrity and authenticity to any project. His production style is unique and original with a genuine edge.
Resident Producer, Mixer and Engineer Brett Shaw has been working with:
Gorillas, Muru Masa, Oh Wonder, Foals, Florence and the Machine, Honne, Two Inch Punch, Cosha, Shy Girl, Robyn, Kindess,Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson Rufus Wainwright, Daughter, Still Corners, Magic Gang .
Interview with Brett Shawhttps://open.spotify.com/embed/episode/2uVPcoAASbZSKEZ2nfs7xo?si=w1GzMYplTCm4yd_efS4HeQ&dl_branch=1
Brett’s Soundcloud can be found here: soundcloud.com/brett-shaw-123
Bretts credits include work that has achieved
Four number one albums (two U.S four U.K) -Foals, Florence and the Machine, Lady Gaga, Jess Glynne
Two number two albums (two U.K, one U.S) – Foals, Florence and The Machine
One quadruple-platinum album U.K – Jess Glynne
One Quadruple platinum / Grammy-winning single U.S and U.K – Clean Bandit
One Platinum album U.S – Lady Gaga
Number one single U.K – Clean Bandit
Two Mercury-nominated albums – Foals, Florence and the Machine
The Ivor Novello awards – Daughter “Best Album” Clean Bandit “Best Contemporary song” and “Most performed work”
Q award “Best album” – Foals
Photo by Kit Monteith