EP 171 – Shane Edwards: Mixing Vocals With Serial Compression

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Originally from Sydney Australia and based out of Studio28 Bangkok Thailand, Shane Edwards has enjoyed an immensely successful and highly credited career, with an eclectic discography including the likes of Trophy Eyes, PS1, Hans Zimmer, The Libertines, Northlane, You Me At Six and many more.

Shane’s success’s speak for themselves, with UK Gold & Silver records, an ARIA nomination, as well as over 5.6 billion streams to date on produced & mixed material.

A mixing engineer and musician at heart, Shanes work with many genres can be heard worldwide. His versatility in mixing creates a unique sound, often cross blending genres and styles. From club bangers such as PS1’s remix of Elton John/Dua Lipa’s Cold Heart, to the anthemic rock anthems of Trophy Eyes to the subtle details of Thailand’s Tilly birds and Bowkylion’s modern yet delicate and exotic pop sounds. 

He is known by those who have worked with him as a very nurturing presence, instilling confidence in those around him. With a keen ear for details and the feeling of the music, he is always extracting the best from the artists he works with. 

With a love for audio gear and technology, Shane brings out the best of both analog and digital worlds.


  • Jumping into audio production full-time
  • How to get your foot in the door with artists
  • Does your location matter when trying to make a name for yourself?
  • Having diversity in the artists you work with
  • Working with Hans Zimmer
  • Engineering orchestral music
  • Pushing ideas to their extreme
  • Taking chances in the studio
  • His hybrid vocal chain
  • Running compressors in series
  • The challenges of working with a hybrid approach

Notable gear mentioned in this episode:

Waves CLA-3A: https://sweetwater.sjv.io/MmWmMn

1176: https://sweetwater.sjv.io/AWE4MR

Retro Doublewide: https://sweetwater.sjv.io/jrBr9Z

Eventide H3000: https://sweetwater.sjv.io/JzWzM7

To learn more about Shane Edwards, visit: https://www.shaneedwards-music.com/

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