Oli JacobsRecording & Mixing Engineer

Hello, I’m Oli. I’m a recording engineer/producer who dabbles in songwriting and a staff engineer at Real World Studios.

Most recent projects:

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S – Single | EP – Extended Play | LP – Long Play |  TV – Film or Television
E – Engineer | M – Mix | P – Produce

2018 and forthcoming
Erland Cooper – Solan Goose (LP) – M
I’m With Her – See You Around (LP) – AsssistE (Produced by Ethan Johns)
Nokia Mobile – 2017/18 Winter Advert Campaign (Hyde Music) (TV) – Co-P, E, M
Owen Shiers (Cynefin) – Cân Dyffryn Clettwr (EP) – M
Stornoway – Live at the New Theatre Oxford (LP) – E, M
Akira Inoue – Ostinato (LP) – E
Klara – These Woods Volvo Advert (TV) – E
The Breath – Acoustic (EP) – E, M
Hannah Peel – Mary Casio: Journey to Cassiopeia (LP) – E, M
Addie Brik – I Have A Doctor On Board (LP) – M (Track 1)
Tom Rosenthal – Fenn – AssistE
Leveret – Inventions (LP) – E
Bowers & Wilkins stage at WOMAD 2016 (LP) – M
The Vamps – Middle of the Night (S) (Virgin EMI) – E
Bløf – Aan (LP) (EMI) – E
Toto La Momposina (S) – Te Olvide – M
Timo Baker/BBC/Earth Productions (TV) – Alaska – E
Decade – Pleasantries (LP) – AssistE
Stats – Temping (LP) – E
Algiers – The Underside of Power (LP) – E
Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band – Big Machine (LP) – E (produced by Jim Sutherland)
The Ben Cipolla Band – Jungle Kingdom (LP) – Co-P, E, M
Saez – Lulu (LP) – AssistE
Suzi Quatro, Andy Scott and Don Powell (QSP) – Power Project (LP) – E, M
Amira Medunjanin – Damar (LP) – E, M
Van Morrison – Keep Me Singing (LP) – ProToolsE
Cat’s Eyes – Treasure House (LP) – E (Tk 11 “Teardrops”) (produced by Steve Osbourne)
Mosaic – Subterrania (LP) – E
Bowers & Wilkins’ stage live at WOMAD 2015 – M (in surround sound)
Neil Cowley Trio – Spacebound Apes (LP) – AssistE (produced/engineered by Dom Monks)
Afro Celt Sound System – The Source (LP) – AssistM (mixed by David Bottrill)
Chris De Burgh – A Better World (LP) – E (produced by Chris Porter)
Marillion – F*** Everyone and Run (LP) – AssistE (produced by Mike Hunter)
9Bach – Anian (LP) – Remixer/Composer (CD 2 Tk 12)
Ollie Howell – Self-Identity (LP) – ProTools E (produced by Stuart Bruce)
Fraser Anderson – Under the Cover of Lightness (LP) – E, Piano
Isabella – Isabella in the Forest – P, E, M
Sam Carter – How The City Sings (LP) – Additional E (produced by Dom Monks & Neil Cowley)
Brent Jones – Coincidence Makes a Miracle (LP) – E, M, Piano
2015 and before
Tom Jones – Long Lost Suitcase (LP) – AssistE (produced by Ethan Johns)
The Lake Poets – Live from The Minster (Live LP) – E, M (for Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound)
Guy Garvey – Courting The Squall (LP) – Additional E, Percussion
Boy & Bear – Limit of Love (LP) – AssistE (produced by Ethan Johns)
Disney/ABC’s Galavant Season 2 (TV) – E
Paves – Marianne/Dancing ’til The End of Time (S) – E
Toto La Momposina – Tambolero (LP) – E, M
Ludovico Einaudi – Taranta Project (LP) – AssistM
Galavant (TV) – Vocal Pre-Record – E (RWS)
Jamie Walker – Alive (S) – P, E, M
Birdy – Fire Within Promotional Tour (Europe) – Backline/Broadcast Mixing
Peter Gabriel/Steve Osbourne – Courage (Steve Osbourne remix) (S) – E
Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back/And I’ll Scratch Yours – Compilation Assistant
Peter Gabriel – Various releases – AssistE
Nick Morrell – Del Sol Musical (Musical Theatre) – E, M
Fresh Dixie Project – Live at Real World Studios – E, M
The Kensington Symphony Orchestra (LP) – St John’s Smith Square – E, M
Fast and Furious 6 (TV) – AssistE
The London Philharmonia (for Classic Sound) – Royal Festival Hall – E
BBC – The Great Bear Stakeout – AssistE
David Poore – Disney’s African Cats (string tracking session) – AssistE
Rachel Zeffira (for The Line of Best Fit) – Live from Real World – E, M
Mim Grey – Chasing Tigers (LP) – AssistE


Tonmeister Course, The University of Surrey, first class honours degree with the Dave Fisher prize for classical recording.
Drum kit (Performance Diploma), Singing (Grade 8 Distinction), Piano (Grade 5 Jazz & Classical grade 6), Violin (Grade 5)
First Aid at work

Oli achieved grade 8 classical singing, a drum kit diploma and had studied jazz/classical piano and the violin before leaving school, while also recording local bands in demo studios and at his parents’ house.
While studying Sound Recording and Music at the University of Surrey (Tonmeister course), Oli spent his placement year as the assistant sound engineer for Peter Gabriel at Real World Studios. He returned to Real World when he graduated in 2014 as one of two in-house engineers and now records/mixes music every day with amazing musicians from around the world, both at Real World and other studios.
More info on Oli can be found on the Real World Studios website, here.

A few people who make amazing things have been very supportive, they are:
Bowers and Wilkins
Audio Technica

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