Monday
Feb202012

Austin Brown

ABsoundrecordings@gmail.com

ABsoundrecordings.squarespace.com

 

Analog and Digital Audio Engineering | Production | Composition | Performance

Mixing | Mastering | Live sound capture - film and TV | ADR | Foley | Performance (guitar, piano, bass, voice, percussion) | Digital performance (orchestral and world music instruments)

 

2012

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered/Sound Design

Music for runway show for Choreograffiti for CPD Signatures Fall Fashion Show Dusseldorf, Germany

- Created branding audio as a theme for the show, and tailored sound design for an associated live-action piece

 

Front of House Sound Engineer for Marie Antoinette in Berlin

- Lead sound engineer at large capacity music venue

 

Mastered Live Recordings

for Damo Suzuki and Fenster in Berlin

- Created high-quality audio from live recordings for use in professional videos distributed for marketing purposes

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered

Album On Square Waves by High Heels in Berlin

 

Recorded/Mixed/Mastered

EP Paro Loves You by PARO in Berlin

Made on location recording for artist, and mixed a professional grade product from sub-standard conditions

 

Mixed and Produced

EP for Nick Hill

- Discussed direction of aesthetics with artist to be achieved and transformed the sound of the band to suit

 

Mixed and Produced

Run With You, City Girl by Baby Alpaca in NYC

- Created a new sound for the artist while organizing the workflow with projects in excess of 70 tracks per song

 

2011

 

Recorded/Mixed

Album Portrait of an ex-Mincer Ray by Mincer Ray

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered

Music for runway show for Fashion Label Blondin in Sydney, Australia

- Created sonic branding for clothing line and a twelve minute program in three movements for a runway show

 

Recorded/Mixed/Mastered Music for Film Implosion

Composer Jakob Friederichs (Element of Crime) aka Jakob Ilja in Berlin

- Managed the recording process

- Worked in multiple studios while maintaining workflow

 

Live Sound Capture/Boom Operator/Sound Mixing for film Bis Nachste Woeche, directed by Irene Hernanz

- Adapted controlled studio audio knowledge to accommodate organic environment and outdoor locations

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered for film Bis Nachste Woeche, directed by Irene Hernanz

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered Soundscape for Cincinnati, Ohio Zoo Exhibit Night Hunters

- Composed a piece of music without repetitive or definable rhythm or melody for installation

- Created an effectively ominous mood that, simultaneously, was not frightening to children

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered Title Sequence for Film Disclosure 2012, Directed by Sam Womelsdorf

- Composed a piece of music that created a feeling of mystery and was reminiscent of older science-fiction themes.

 

Front of House Sound Engineer for MOTR

- Lead sound engineer at large capacity music venue

- Maintained and repaired equipment

 

Mastered Album The Waltz by Matthew Shelton and The Cat Lovers

 

2010

Live Sound Capture and Boom Operator for two films Oskar und Sara directed by Sophie Bauhaus The Unbearable Presence of Roots, directed by Dafna Maimon

- Adapted controlled studio audio knowledge to accommodate organic environment

 

Composed Soundtrack for British Skit Comedy, Minority Timelord, directed by Sandip Mahal

- Created mood and situation-specific compositions

- Tailored music to subtle styling of comedy

 

Mastered Album Covers for Josiah Wolf

- Enhanced and highlighted frequencies specific to nuanced jazz style of the artist

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered

Album Photophores by Conduits Submariner

- Mixed synthetic MIDI compositions to sound organic

 

2009

Recorded/Mixed/Mastered Music for Film and Television

Composer Jakob Friedrichs (Element of Crime) aka Jakob Ilja

Film – Hochzeitspolka, director Lars Jessen Television series – Kllimawechsel, director Dorries Doerrie

- Built an extended working relationship

- Grasped intuitively and immediately the material and style intended

 

Composed/Performed/Recorded/Mixed/Mastered

Album Pink Noise by High Heels

 

2008-2009

Performed in "Why?" 300+ shows during an international tour

- Principal bassist, guitarist, and keyboardist

- Seamlessly joined an existing group

- Maintained a productive working relationship

- Accommodated direction on creatively divergent input

 

2007

Composed/Engineered/Performed Audio-Visual Sculpture Project by Scotty Bellissemo

- Created music to compliment the cross-cultural style of artist's sculptures

- Drew from native-American and African influences to create a unique musical concept

 

2007

Composed/Engineered/Performed Audio-Visual Sculpture Project by Scotty Bellissemo

- Created music to compliment the cross-cultural style of artist's sculptures

- Drew from native-American and African influences to create a unique musical concept

 

Engineered/Produced

Album The Vine by Matt Shelton

- Recorded multiple piece band live in 2 days at Ultrasuede Studios

- Balanced the quiet resonances of the kalimba, mbira, cello, violin against the bold overtones of the

saxophone, piano, and guitar

- Managed the performances on an extremely tight schedule

 

Engineered/Produced

Album Strawberry Cough by 1000 Arms

- Recorded in one evening

- Maintained sound equilibrium within simultaneous performances at excessive sound pressure levels

Album Caterpillar Tracks by Caterpillar Tracks

- Balanced the opinions and temperaments of all band members involved in the process

Album MakkaChakka by Bok Choy

- Mixed for continuity across a seamless 26 minute program

Album Olympic Dismount by Staggering Statistics

- Maintained the integrity of a raw sound to accomplish an authentic result

Album Wil Cope by Wil Cope

- Recorded a capable, talented, and self-motivated group for a one-off session

 

2006

Engineered/Produced

Album Separation Is Natural by 1000 Arms

Album Cold Water, Hot Blood by Matt Shelton

- Organized individual instrumentalists to create a vast roster to include in project

- Utilized unique recording spaces to capture a ghostly overall sound

Album Daniel F'n Boone by Daniel F'n Boone

- Maintained workflow over stop and go schedule for a two year period

Album Wil-o-ee by Wil-o-ee

Album Pixelated Ones and Zeros by Staggering Statistics

 

2005

Engineered/Produced

Album All of this and More... by Staggering Statistics

 

2004

Engineered/Produced

Album Staggering Statistics by Staggering Statistics

 

2003

Dramatic and Musical Understudy Hedwig and the Angry Inch

- Provided sound design and technical support

- Learned all parts for every instrument in the band

- Created lasting working relationships

Engineered

Album Pearlene by Pearlene

- Utilized a unique recording environment and worked within a mobile studio environment

 

2002

Composed/Recorded/Performed for writer/director Joe Barnett Script Amoeba Project and For the Love of Jodie

- Cooperated with director to create dance-theatre productions and multi media events

- Conceptualized a musical piece to contain no tangible rhythm or melody

 

2000

Composed/Performed interactive music for Cowboy Mouth directed by Joe Barnett

- Created a loose framework for an organic musical piece

- Performed on stage using call and response techniques with the actors delivering their lines

 

 

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Software Pro Tools | Logic Studio | Digital Performer | Adobe CS5 Master Suite | Final Cut Pro