Gordon Mills Jr.

Mixer, Producer, Songwriter

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UK based Mixer, Songwriter, Producer & Multi Instrumentalist. Songwriting credits include Ed Sheeran, 1D, Anastacia and Newton Faulkner. Production & Mixing credits include The Bluetones, Alexandra Burke and Salad.

I am a UK based songwriter, producer / Mixer & multi instrumentalist. My songwriting credits include Ed Sheeran, 1D, Newton Faulkner, Anastacia, Alexandra Burke and Lissie.
Production & mixing credits include The Bluetones, Alexandra Burke, Mark Morriss, Salad, The Modern Strangers and Sion Russell Jones.
I have also composed and recorded the soundtrack for the film “Lessons Learned” and written and edited music & sound design for advertising, with clients including Land Rover and Hyundai.
With Mark Morriss I have composed and mixed all audiobook music for the David Walliams children’s book series.
I have a private studio near London.

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Interview with Gordon Mills Jr.

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Developing a new artist Cat SFX for Creation 23 / Sony (Writing & production).

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: Both. They both have their pluses and minuses, but these days I find digital much more flexible (at 24/96), and can sound very “analogue” with the right work... if that’s what you want!

  5. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  6. A: The creativity. No two days are the same.

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: What are you looking for in the project? How much is the budget? When do you need it by?

  9. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  10. A: Get in touch!

  11. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  12. A: Neve 1073 pre, Pultec EQP 1A, Telefunken U47, LA2A, SSL bus compressor.

  13. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  14. A: I started playing drums when I was 4, guitar at 7, signed my first major recording deal at 17, became head engineer of an SSL studio at 26, wrote my 1st hit record at 30. I now have over 25 years experience of making records.

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: David Byrne, just because because I’m a fan!

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: Mix impulsively, monitor quietly.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: Song oriented projects with a modern organic approach.

  21. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  22. A: Experience as a published writer, producer, engineer and mixer. Ability to play drums, guitar, bass and program professionally.

  23. Q: What's your typical work process?

  24. A: Talk to the client, then deliver what they want!

  25. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  26. A: Pro Tools, Universal Audio Apollo 8p interface, Yamaha & KRK monitors, large selection of microphones, large selection of instruments.

  27. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  28. A: Bob Clearmountain, Tchad Blake

  29. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  30. A: Songwriting, performing, production and mixing. Film & TV music and sound design. Editing and mastering.

Without You by Alexandra Burke

I was the Producer, Mixing Engineer & Drummer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Newton Faulkner
  • The Bluetones
Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools
  • Universal Audio
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