As a mastering engineer specialising in catalogue, mainstream, compilations, and restoration, Phil has worked with iconic artists such as Donna Summer, Frank Black, The Specials, Suede, Stewart Copeland, Echo & The Bunnymen, Erasure, Madness, Ultravox, Moby. More recently, he has been audio mastering for Two Tones iconic Dance Craze tour.
He started out in 1978 working in the Dick James Music (DJM) recording studios, before going on to set up the Sound Basement, which offered mastering and duplication. In 1990 his team merged with Chop Em Out Mastering Studios, where Phil worked until 2000 when he joined Alchemy as a director. Two decades later in 2020, he became a member of the AIR team, upon the studios’ acquisition of Alchemy Mastering.
Various Artists - Dance Craze
Haircut 100 - Pelican West 40th Anniversary
Echo & The Bunnymen - Evergreen 25th Anniversary
Yardbirds - Yardbirds (Roger The Engineer) Super Deluxe Edition
Daniel O’Donnell - I Wish You Well
Madness - The Get Up
Frank Black - True Blue
Ocean Colour Scene - Yesterday Today 1992-2018
Kool & The Gang - The Albums Vol.1 1970-1978
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