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Manon Grandjean - MPG Awards 2023 | Podcast

Mix Engineer Of The Year Nominee By Sam Inglis
Published April 2023
Manon Grandjean - MPG Awards 2023

Manon Grandjean is a freelance mix engineer who has previously won three Music Producers Guild Awards. This year she's been nominated again for Mix Engineer Of The Year 2023, this time for her work with artists Flo, Fyfe & Iskra Strings and Milk & Bone.

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.

Show Notes


00:00 - Introduction
00:37 - Specialising As A Mix Engineer
01:49 - Mixing External Projects
02:39 - Having A Distinctive Sound
03:42 - Combining Outboard With In-The-Box
05:36 - Improving An Existing Mix
06:10 - Mastering Your Own Mixes
07:55 - Nominated Projects
10:06 - Working In Different Genres
11:22 - Following Music Trends
12:20 - Developing As An Engineer

Manon Grandjean - Biog

Manon Grandjean is a French award-winning engineer and mixer based in London.

Manon has been building up her career in the music industry for the past 13 years, working initially freelance in renowned studios across London, and then for multi-award-winning songwriter/producer Fraser T Smith. During their five-year partnership, Manon has worked on Brit-winning and chart-topping albums such as Stormzy's Gang Signs & Prayer and Dave’s Psychodrama.

In 2017, Manon received the award for MPG Breakthrough Engineer Of The Year at the prestigious Music Producer Guild Awards, and went on to receive the award for MPG Engineer Of The Year in 2018.

Since 2020, Manon is freelance mixing and mastering in her studio at The Qube in London, working with a wide range of artists across many genres, such as AJ Tracey, Nao, Flo, Cat Burns, Fredo... and had the honour to receive the award for MPG Mix Engineer of The Year in 2022.

So far Manon has been involved in 6 UK number 1s and 17 top 10s.

SOS Editor In Chief Sam InglisInterviewer: Sam Inglis - Biog

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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