Neil Pickles

Deputy Course Leader *

Neil has over 20 years of experience in lecturing audio engineering. He has also designed diploma courses in post-production and game sound.

Based at the Pierce Entertainment Mastering studio, career highlights include four Latin Grammy Nominated projects and a Sony Radio Bronze Award-winning project for The Flight Of The Conchord’s BBC radio show. He has mixed, recorded or mastered projects for Disney, Nickelodeon and MTV live session videos for acts including The Doves, Biffy Clyro, The Deftones, and Hurts.

Mastering clients include Sony, Universal, Warner, and the BBC, from international artists like Bizarrap, Lali, and Dino D'Santiago, to Indie artists like Bob Vylan, Lucy Rose, Blaenavon and many more.

He also specialised in location recordings, typically for DVD and Blu-ray. Clients included TOOL, Groove Armada, Basement Jaxx, The Fun Lovin' Criminals, The Alabama Three, Kasabian and The Buzzcocks.

Neil was one of the very first Avid-certified Pro Tools expert instructors in music in the EU and is also certified by Avid as an instructor in post-production.

* Freelance lecturer
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