Paul Ian Bailey

Mixing/Mastering/Production

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As staff lead engineer for Atlantic Records / APG / Warner Music from 2008-2020, I worked with countless A-List artists to achieve their vision. Let me help achieve yours!

I am highly skilled with vocal production, mixing, mastering, and all facets of popular music record making!

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Paul Bailey
  • Boys Noize
  • Alex Hepburn
  • Skinnyfromthe9
  • Skinnyfromthe9
  • Dua Lipa
  • Gorillaz
  • Little Mix
  • Slim
  • Snoop Dogg
  • CeeLo Green
  • Pusha T
  • Fleur East
  • Flo Rida
  • Riccardo Muti
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Michael Gielen
  • Pusha T
  • Matt Toka
  • Tank
  • Diggy
  • The Hungarian Quartet
  • Cody Simpson
  • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Carlo Maria Giulini
  • Sublime with Rome
  • B.o.B
  • B.o.B
  • B.o.B
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Adrian Boult
  • Shirley Minty
  • Honor Sheppard
  • David Guetta
  • Madonna
  • Justin Bieber
  • David Guetta
  • Flo Rida
  • Flo Rida
  • Alice Cooper
  • Alice Cooper
  • Roger Norrington
  • Melvyn Tan
  • London Classical Players
  • Franz Welser-Möst
  • Alceo Galliera
  • Imperious
  • Imperious
  • Nancy Argenta
  • Ric Louchard
  • Izzy
  • Hans Hotter
  • Twister
  • Twister
  • Twister
  • Twister
  • Twister
  • Clemens Krauss
  • Jo Ann Kelly
  • Otto Klemperer
  • Ludwig Weber
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Maria Callas
  • Andru Branch
  • Erich Leinsdorf
  • Rosalyn Tureck
  • Benno Moiseiwitsch
  • Frank Peter Zimmermann
  • Paul Shaffer
  • Edward Elgar
  • Patrick Moraz
  • Skids
  • Be Bop Deluxe
  • Be Bop Deluxe
  • Be Bop Deluxe
  • Max Frost
  • Hayley Williams
  • B.o.B
  • Arthur Rubinstein
  • Klaus Tennstedt
  • Pasto Flocco
  • Max Frost
  • Max Frost
  • Berthold Goldschmidt
  • Jake Troth
  • Jake Troth
  • Max Frost
  • Rico Nasty
  • Skinnyfromthe9
  • Skinnyfromthe9
  • Alex Hepburn
  • Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Carlo Maria Giulini
  • Kyung-Wha Chung

Interview with Paul Ian Bailey

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

  2. A: B.O.B. "Airplanes" was the first really big record I worked on, and it's one of my favorites because I had a feeling the whole time we were working on it that it was going to be a big song!

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

  4. A: Helping people achieve their creative vision, and making stuff up!

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

  6. A: I started by recording my band demos on cassette 4 track as a teenager, attended Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in AZ in 2006 , interned at 4th Street in Santa Monica, was a runner, then assistant, then tracking engineer for Paramount/Ameraycan/Encore from 2007-2009, then was hired by Atlantic/APG/Warner and worked with them full time until the 2020 pandemic. I have been working freelance for hire since!

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

  8. A: Mixing is my specialty, with emphasis on vocal production and sonics.

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

  10. A: Pop, Hip Hop, Alt are the main genres I work in but have done a bit of everything over the years.

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

  12. A: Over 10 years as a full time engineer for major labels has developed my ear towards what is contemporary and needed for big mixes.

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