Glen Franklin

Recording, Mixing, Editing

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Experienced engineer, specialising in punk and heavier styles

Hi, I’m Glen Franklin, and I own and operate a fully equipped Project Recording/Mixing Studio here in inner Melbourne (Essendon), Australia and I’ve been involved in recording, playing and producing music for 30+ years.

Punk and heavier styles of music are my passion, both as an audio engineer and music fan. My recording studio specialises in these heavier genres, so I can focus my skills specifically on achieving the powerful, energetic mixes that punk and heavy music calls for.

My goal is to help bands and artists transform their songs into exceptional sounding recordings that they can be proud of, will connect with their audience and will compete with other iconic releases in the genre.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

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  1. Review by David Mayer
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    by David Mayer

    Glens passion for music, getting the ultimate sound and attention to detail was evident from the get go. His involvement with heavier music made it easy to communicate the sound we were aiming for, and we were stoked with our recording!

  2. Review by Joseph Carra
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    by Joseph Carra

    Glen always sends me great mixes to master. A lovely guy to deal with that pays a lot of attention to details. Keep up the awesome work mate.

  3. Review by Richard Baker
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    by Richard Baker

    Glen recorded and produced our band's first EP, which will be released very soon. We are beyond stoked with the sound he captured. Patient and calm in the studio, Glen's got a great ear and a work ethic that doesn't quit until he finds your band's unique sound. Highly recommend. We'll be back for more Glen. All the boys from And Then They Run

Interview with Glen Franklin

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

  2. A: My Martin acoustic guitar. Kemper profiler. Mesa boogie dual rectifier. UAD Twin Finity Pre Amp. Gibson SG.

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

  4. A: I have been involved in music as a musician and amateur producer/audio engineer for 30+ years. I became a professional audio engineer in 2020 when I took it up as a full time profession

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: I like a big powerful, energetic sound

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

  8. A: I love working with local up and coming punk, hardcore, metal and rock bands

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

  10. A: Get things right when tracking, and you’re 80% of the way there

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

  12. A: Punk, hardcore, metal and rock

  13. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  14. A: I have a strong attention to detail and I ensure nothing leaves my studio unless I am satisfied with how it sounds

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

  16. A: In addition to my audio engineering skills, I am a guitarist and songwriter, so I can assist bands with song structure.

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

  18. A: Typically we record drums first (to a click track), then guitars and bass, then vocals. All tracks then fully edited, followed by mixing.

  19. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  20. A: Fully equipped home studio. Equipped to record live drums, live guitars & bass, vocals.

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

  22. A: Cameron Webb, Bill Stevenson, Chris Lord-Alge, Jason Livermore

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

  24. A: I tend to do full production work, including pre-production, recording, editing and mixing. I also do mix only work.

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And Then They Run

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Gear Highlights
  • UAD 710 Twin Finity Pre-Amp
  • Kemper PowerRack
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