BiographyMike developed an interest in recording while studying for a Music Degree at Cambridge University, and worked as an assistant engineer at a number of London studios including RG Jones, West Side, Angell Sound, and Music By Design. Following an MSc in Music IT at City University, he landed a full-time job as in-house engineer at Great Linford Manor Studios, working with artists such as The Charlatans, Reef, Therapy, Nigel Kennedy, and Wet Wet Wet.
In October 1999, he moved back to Cambridge and joined the editorial department of Sound On Sound magazine full-time, where he was Reviews Editor for six years and presided over the launch of the popular 'Studio SOS' and 'Mix Rescue' columns.
He now devotes his time to freelance engineering, as well as writing prolifically for Sound On Sound's 'Mix Rescue', 'Session Notes', and 'The Mix Review' columns. He is founder of Cambridge Music Technology, which offers a range of studio production and training services, as well as hosting an enormous library of freely downloadable educational resources for students and teachers.