James Mottershead

Additional Info

  • Country: Leeds, UK
  • Unique Notes: 24bit / 44.1kHz through 96kHz stems, PT sessions files
  • Musical Genres: Rock, Indie, Alternative, Electronica, Acoustic, Hard Rock
  • Favorite Equipment : Prism Sound Converters - Making sure the audio is recorded and monitored as accurately as possible!
  • Services: Mixing, Production, Recording
  • Audio Mixing Price: £180 -> £720 (prices can include either an SSL or Neve equipped studio).


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James Mottershead is a recording & mix Engineer based in the UK. While studying for a BSc in Music Technology and Audio Systems James landed his first studio job as a runner and worked tirelessly in the studio learning his craft while studying for a BSc in Music Technology and Audio Systems . Upon finishing his studies James joined The Chairworks (then under Miloco management) and really cut his teeth with producers such as; Ken Thomas, Simon Humphrey, John Williams and Owen Morris in which time James became the Chairwork's Chief Engineer. Although still at The Chairworks James' career has taken him towards a freelance role. James has enjoyed seeing several albums he has worked on, both engineering and mixing, make it into the top twenty (recently having an album enter at number 2!) and having single playlist on both Radio One (Introducing, In New Music We Trust) and Radio Two (A list). James has a fantastic wealth of recording knowledge built up from working in top studios across the UK, Europe and the USA.

Audio Gallery

Partial Equipment List

  • Prism Sound ADA8XR / Lyra.
  • SSL g+
  • GML 8200.
  • Neve 1081.
  • Neve 33609/c.
  • Urei 1176.
  • Urei LA3A.
  • Urei 545.
  • Teletronix LA2A.
  • EAR 660.
  • EMT 140 / 240 plates.
  • Eventide H3000.
  • Lexicon 224.
  • Bricasti M7.
  • UAD satellite.
  • Focal Twin 6Be.


Partial list of clients and artists:

  • Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
  • British Sea Power
  • Gavin Friday
  • Susheela Raman
  • Yann Teirsen
  • Commander in Chief
  • Smokie
  • Lake Poets
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