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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Tracks Brett worked on have over a billion plays on Spotify alone. He recently Co-produced (with the band) 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. 2021 has seen him working with Gorillas and co producing tracks with Muru Masa for Cosha’s new album.
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 Ten Million plays on Spotify. ( Which earns roughly £50000 for the artist). Another unsigned artist Brett produced was George Taylor with almost six million plays on Spotify. Mixing for Sal Dulu helped his first two singles to over a million streams each while four of his tracks have been number ones in 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 (the lead singles have around two million plays on Spotify).
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, Foals, Florence and the Machine, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Two Inch Punch, Cosha, Shy Girl, Robyn, Kindess, Rufus Wainwright, Paul Banks (Interpol) Daughter, Still Corners, Magic Gang, Swim Deep, The Kooks, Kyla La Grange , Jack Bruce, Roisin Murphy (Moloko),Ghostpoet , Rita Ora , Skepta and Ed Sheeran .
Interview with Brett Shaw
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