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.- Brett Shaw
Working with established and up and coming artists, 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 have 32 million and 15 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. In all his work has over three billion streams on Spotify .
He recently Co-produced (with the band) both of Foals (ENSWBL part 1 and 2 ) albums at 123. Earning the band’s first-ever (and only ) 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 album “High as hope” with credits including co-production and writing.
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 and streaming over 32 million on Spotify. His work with Ewan J Philips has over fifteen million plays on Spotify. Another unsigned artist Brett has produced is George Taylor, with almost six million plays on Spotify. Mixing for Sal Dulu helped his debut album top five million streams, while four of his tracks have been number ones on the Hype machine charts .
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