Mikko Gordon is a Grammy nominated mixing engineer and record producer based in London. This year he's nominated by the Music Producers Guild for Recording Engineer Of The Year and Album Of The Year along with Nigel Godrich for The Smile: A Light for Attracting Attention.
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
00:26 - Musical Background
01:07 - Getting Mentors
01:48 - Learning From Nigel Godrich
02:19 - Creative Engineering Decisions
03:52 - Hackney Road Studios
04:24 - Nominated Projects
05:27 - Other Projects
05:53 - Front-Of-House And Studio Engineering
06:38 - Forthcoming Projects
Mikko Gordon Biog
Over the course of his career, Mikko Gordon had the opportunity to work with many inspirational and talented bands and artists such as Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), Arcade Fire, Idles, Gaz Coombes (Supergrass), Colouring and Island and sees his role as creatively facilitating them to hone their ideas into finished recordings. He's also worked with and been mentored by Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich.
Mikko works out of his own studio, Hackney Road Studios, in Hoxton and lectures in music production at Goldsmiths, University of London where he designed the Goldsmiths Music Studios. Run by the music department, the studio operates as both an educational and commercial facility.
Interviewer: 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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