Josh Geffin

Guitarist, Songwriter, Editor

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Virtuosic guitarist, acoustic and electric. High quality recordings with feel and always fitting the song. Acclaimed songwriter and lyricist. Skilled operator of Logic Pro. Available for acoustic and electric guitar sessions remote or in-person / songwriting / lyric writing / editing.

Songwriter, guitarist, singer, producer, editor, teacher, poet from London, UK. Josh has written and produced numerous EPs and albums including latest EP “Hold On To The Light” which was funded by Help Musicians and received BBC airplay. Josh has performed live-in-session on The Marc Riley Show on BBC 6 Music (with Victoria Hume), toured the UK and Ireland, and collaborated with Grammy nominated producer Sonny Johns, Icelandic band Amiina, and artist Ragnar Kjartansson. His music has been used on Netflix, Sky and Channel 4. As well as composing and performing, Josh has taught hundreds of kids to play guitar.

“Such a beautiful track...definitely an artist to watch” BBC London
"Loved spinning this on the show - what a stunner!” Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio
“A soothing and masterfully crafted EP" Folk Radio
“I’m really loving the feels of that” BBC Introducing
“Another beautiful quartet of songs” Americana UK

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  • English

Interview with Josh Geffin

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: Atmosfolk Vol 2 - an album of folk music for the TV production company Bibliotheque:

  3. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  4. A: To give it my best

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

  6. A: Creating something beautiful

  7. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  8. A: Can you make it like this? Yes!

  9. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  10. A: It's always 'rock n roll'

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

  12. A: Be as clear as possible about what you're looking for

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

  14. A: My guitar, a piano, a laptop, an interface and a Neumann U87

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

  16. A: Years playing in bands, rock, reggae, jazz, folk, big band... A degree in music, touring, collaborating, teaching, composing for TV libraries. I've been playing guitar and writing songs for over 20 years

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: Expressive, precise, rootsy

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

  20. A: Place a microphone 6 inches in front of the 12th fret of an acoustic guitar

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

  22. A: Folk / Singer-Songwriter / Acoustic / Indie

  23. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  24. A: Guitar composition and being responsive musically

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

  26. A: Musicality and sensitivity, great feel, years of studio experience, an understanding of production values, a clear and precise tone, high quality sound

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

  28. A: Artist sends a song, I listen and play along to compose parts, record multiple parts, send options to the artists for feedback, revise as needed, send for final revisions, mix and bounce stems.

  29. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  30. A: I use Logic Pro on Mac, Audient ID14 interface, Rode microphones. Vintage Takamine acoustic guitar, Taylor acoustic, Epiphone Les Paul, Tacoma Mandolin and a Charango.

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

  32. A: Josh Kaufman (Bonny Light Horseman guitarist), Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Rick Rubin

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

  34. A: Acoustic guitar sessions and composition work for singer-songwriters, music libraries and live gigs.

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

  36. A: Can you provide examples of what you are looking for?

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

  38. A: Bon Iver because of their amazing creativity

Hold On To The Light

I was the songwriter, singer, guitarist, engineer, producer, keyboard & bass player in this production

Terms Of Service

Up to 2 revisions per track for remote sessions
Turn-around time typically 2-3 days

GenresSounds Like
  • Bonny Light Horseman
  • Nick Drake
  • Bon Iver
Gear Highlights
  • Audient ID14
  • Rode NT2 Microphone
  • Takamine Acoustic Guitar
  • Epiphone Les Paul
  • Cathedral Echo
  • Ernie Ball Volume Pedal
  • Tacoma Mandolin
  • Charango
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