Hello, I’m Oli. I’m a recording engineer, mixer & producer and senior engineer at Real World Studios.
S – Single | EP – Extended Play | LP – Long Play | TV – Film or Television
E – Engineer | M – Mix | P – Produce
Bowers & Wilkins Stage at WOMAD 2017 (Live LP) – E, M
Ida Mae – Forthcoming – AssistE
Amira Medunjanin & Bojan Zulfikarpašić – Nestaćeš iz mog života (Live at Abbey Road Studio 2) – E, M
Nokia Mobile – MENA/APAC Ramadan Campaign (for Hyde Music) (TV) – P, M, Percussion, Programming
Bowers & Wilkins Stage @ WOMAD 2017 (Live LP) (inc Speech Debelle, Portico Quartet) – E, M
Lenny – Enemy (S) – E
Co-Op – Slavery Campaign (for Hyde Music) (TV) – M
Fervour – Taking Flight (LP) – E
Erland Cooper – Solan Goose (LP) – M, Percussion *BBC 6 Music album of the day*
Loreena McKennitt – Lost Souls (LP) – AssistE
Mary Chapin Carpenter – Sometimes Just The Sky (LP) – Assist E (Produced by Ethan Johns)
I’m With Her – See You Around (LP) – Assist E (Produced by Ethan Johns)
Nokia – ‘Holidays’ Winter Advert Campaign (for Hyde Music) (TV) – Co-P, E, M, Percussion
Owen Shiers (Cynefin) – Cân Dyffryn Clettwr (EP) – M
Stornoway – Live at the New Theatre Oxford (Live 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
Leveret – Inventions (LP) – E
Bowers & Wilkins stage at WOMAD 2016 (Live LP) – M
The Vamps – Middle of the Night (S) (Virgin EMI) – Additional E
Bløf – Aan (LP) (EMI) – Additional E
Toto La Momposina (S) – Te Olvide – M
Timo Baker/BBC/Earth Productions (TV) – Alaska – E
Algiers – The Underside of Power (LP) – E
Eliza Carthy and The Wayward Band – Big Machine (LP) – E (Produced by Jim Sutherland) *BBC folk awards ‘best album’ nominated* *Songlines Music Award 2018 Winner – Europe*
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
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 in-house engineers and now records/mixes music every day with amazing musicians from around the world, both at Real World and other studios. In April ’18, Oli graduated to senior engineer & operations manager at Real World, overseeing the studio engineers and helping the bookings team out with day-to-day enquiries.
More info on Oli can be found on the Real World Studios website, here.
oli [at] olijacobs.com