RSR320 - Stephen Kelly - Songwriting and Mixing in Dublin Ireland - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR320 – Stephen Kelly – Songwriting and Mixing in Dublin Ireland

Ditch your day job to make music! Stephen talked about recording tv jingles from a closet, moving to London to start his career, creating nursery rhyme videos viewed by millions, setting up a mixing template, and the power of mix references.

My guest today is Stephen Kelly a songwriter, producer, and mixing engineer from Dublin, Ireland. His mission is to help musicians and engineers create stream-worthy music without spending a fortune on gear.

He has produced and mixed music for independent and major label artists, as well as producing award-winning audio for animated series, Fortune 500 companies, and AAA games.

His career started in Dublin, where he got his break writing music for TV ads. He then landed a role as a full-time engineer and sound designer with one of the top post-production studios in the country.

From there, he moved to London to continue his career. During his time in London, he has become an award-nominated sound designer, helped to produce the voice of Walgreens, contributed to AAA games projects and continued to make music!

You can learn everything you need to about his methods on his site, Understanding Audio.

Thanks so much to Kirk Teachout for making our introduction. You can catch Kirk’s podcast episode “4 STEPS TO 1.4 MILLION SPOTIFY PLAYS IN A YEAR” on RSR102.

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Website Links:

Instagram: @imstephenmkelly
Twitter: @imstephemkelly

Additional podcast editing and production by:
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