Brett Shaw (Resident Producer, Engineer, Mixer)
Tracks Brett worked on have over a billion plays on Spotify alone. Last year saw him Co-produce both of Foals latest albums at 123. Earning the bands first ever number 1 album, a Mercury nomination and winner of the album of the year at the Q awards.
Previously he has been working in such capacities as Co-production/writing and engineering on Florence and the Machine’s “High as Hope” album and has credits on Lady Gaga’s “Joanne” (Engineering) and Florence and the Machine’s, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, (extended edition – Production) Daughter “If You Leave”( engineering) and recording on Clean Bandit’s “Rather be” which won the Grammy for Best Dance Recording.
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 has also had great success producing and mixing for unsigned acts. His work with Ewan J Philips has over five million plays on Spotify. ( Which earns roughly £25000 for the artist). Which he has also matched with George Taylor another five million-plus plays on Spotify. Brett’s mixing work for Sal Dulu has helped him reach two and a half million plays on Spotify. The album Brett produced and mixed for Rina’s Mushonga was given an 8/10 review on Pitchfork and was several albums of the year listings including The line of Best fit and independent album of the year so far lists and was produced and mixed by Brett.
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:
Florence and the Machine (Island), Foals (Warner Brothers), Lady Gaga (Columbia), Mark Ronson (RCA), Rufus Wainwright (DECCA), Paul Banks (Interpol) Daughter (4AD), Still Corners (sub pop), Saint Raymond (Asylum records),Eliza Doolitlle (EMI), Swim Deep (Chess club), The Kooks, (Virgin), Splashh (Luv Luv Luv), Say Lou Lou(Sony), Kyla La Grange (Chess Club/sony), Jamie T(Pacemaker), Funeral Party (Sony Music), Jack Bruce(Cream), Marcus Foster (Communion), Roisin Murphy (Moloko), Wolfgang (Atlantic/Warner Records),Ghostpoet (Brownswood), Rita Ora (RocNation), Skepta and Ed Sheeran (Atlantic).
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