Team August 16th, 2017Reid Jones
REID JONESDIRECTOR/PRODUCER/RECORDING ENGINEER/MIXER
As a well versed musician with a drive for innovation and creative expression, Reid Jones has established himself as the Managing Founder of Deep Blue Studios. His exceptional dedication and artistic vision highlights the consistent success achieved throughout all projects.
FORRESTER SAVELLPRODUCER/MIXER/MASTERING ENGINEER
A star graduate of the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 200. Forrester Savell moved to Melbourne where he quickly made a name for himself at the iconic Metropolis Audio working with the likes of Sum 41, Something for Kate, Alex Lloyd, Birtles Shorrock Goble, Delta Goodrem and Pete Murray.
In 2003, Forrester was invited to Los Angeles to work at the famous NRG Studios in North Hollywood. Here he co-produced and engineered on the Columbia record. Full Scale with uber-producer Jay Baumgardner (Evanescence) and engineer John Ewing Jr (Tonic, Sugar Ray). During this time, he was also privileged to engineer for the legendary Helmet on their Size Matters album.
Since then, Forrester has been nominated for 2 Producer of the Year ARIA’s for Karnivool’s sophomore Gold-selling album, Sound Awake & Dead Letter Circus’s debut This is The Warning, a Gold-selling album which has seen them garner critical acclaim and massive international success. He has recently completed production duties on their follow-up record The Catalyst Fire. Internationally, his success with UK band I Am Giant, has collected them a Gold record for their debut album, The Horrifying Truth, whilst being recalled to produce their sophomore album. Other highlights include mixing live albums for Birds of Tokyo, cult favourites COG & producing a Gold-Selling album for The Butterfly Effect.
CLARK SPENDELOWGRAPHIC DESIGNER
Clark Spendelow is a highly creative Graphic Designer with a keen eye for captivating audiences.
PEDRO TORRESCREATIVE MEDIA DIRECTOR
Pedro Torres is a highly creative multi talented artist with animation & CGI Visualisation at the forefront of his skill set armed with a degree in Architecture. Working with the world’s top Architects over the past 5 years his CGI portfolio speaks for itself, stylish renders with an eye for detail he is among the best in his class on a global scale.
DAVE CROWEComposer/Recording Engineer/Producer
As a composer and producer Dave Crowe has received multiple songwriting awards including success in the Billboard World Song Contest, APRA professional development awards, the Jaxter Artist Awards and the Australian Government “The Line” lyrics competition.
Nominated for 12 major songwriting awards in the past year, Crowe won 7 of these, including the 2014 Accelerate Music prize. He also picked up the NT Song of the Year and third place in the International Songwriting Competition, alongside fellow Australian winners Missy Higgins and Kimbra.
DAN MURTAGHRecording Engineer / Mixer
Dan Murtagh plays a number of instruments and has been an active participant in the local and national music community, playing in touring bands and producing quality audio recordings for a number of years.
Jack McNicolFront-end Developer
Jack Mcnicol comes to the deep blue team with 8 years in the web development industry and manages over 40 sites. He is passionate about performance, security and the future of the mobile web.
Sam TrottSound Engineer
Having a passion for the heavier genres of music Sam Trott has been a member of multiple bands in the Australian music scene. With an ear for composition he strives to make each project uniquely distinct.