Daniel Moyler is a freelance mix engineer who was awarded Engineer Of The Year at the MPG 2020 Awards and won a 2021 Grammy for his engineering work on Dua Lipa's album Future Nostalgia. In this interview Sam Inglis talks to him about his career so far and being nominated in the Breakthrough Producer Of The Year category for the 2023 Music Producers Guild Awards.
Now in their 15th year, the MPG Awards celebrate the best British talent working behind the scenes in the music industry. The winners will be announced at the MPG Awards ceremony on 27th April 2023.
00:00 - Introduction
00:19 - The Secret To Success
00:51 - Breakthrough Producer
01:47 - The Route To Success
03:23 - Memorable Projects At SARM
04:34 - Working As A Freelancer
06:27 - Specialising In A Genre
07:54 - Staying Up-To-Date
08:34 - A New Studio
09:48 - Nominated Projects
12:21 - Bringing An Artist's Vision To Life
13:27 - Forthcoming Projects
Daniel Moyler - Biog
Daniel started his career at Trevor Horn's SARM Studios learning his trade under the world-class engineers and producers that came through the door. He went on to work with mix engineer Ruadhri Cushnan, assisting on records by Ed Sheeran, Half Moon Run and Foy Vance as well as the Grammy Album Of The Year Babel by Mumford and Sons. He then worked at Miloco Studios with artists including Rudimental, FKA Twigs and Björk.
Daniel became the ‘go to’ engineer for producers such as Matt Hales, Cam Blackwood and Joel Pott and worked on records for a wide range of artists, including Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Lianne La Havas, Tom Walker and Freya Ridings. Earning him a 2020 MPG Award for Engineer Of The Year and 2021 Grammy for his engineering work on Dua Lipa's album Future Nostalgia. More recently he moved into a new studio and has focused on production and mixing, having had releases with George Ezra, Olivia Dean, Kawala, Biig Piig, Banners, Seafret, Venbee and Jack Savoretti.
Editor In Chief Sam Inglis has been with Sound On Sound for more than 20 years. He is a recording engineer, producer, songwriter and folk musician who studies the traditional songs of England and Scotland, and is the author of two books: Neil Young's Harvest (Bloomsbury, 2003) and Teach Yourself Songwriting (Hodder, 2006).
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