Record and mix engineer Nick Taylor has a varied client list, reflecting work within film and television scores, video games, jazz, rock, and pop. He is highly experienced, regularly working with full orchestras to jazz trios and everything in between.
Recent work includes Amelia Warner’s score for the Disney+ and Jerry Bruckheimer collaboration; ‘The Young Woman and the Sea’ starring Daisy Ridley and Left Bank Pictures 2023 comedy-drama series ‘Everything Now’ on Netflix. Other recent credits include the Leonardo DiCaprio produced animation ‘Ozi: Voice on the Forest’ and BAFTA and RTS-winning series ‘I am…’. Nick recorded and mixed Gary Yershon’s Oscar-nominated score for Mike Leigh’s ‘Mr Turner’, Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Death on the Nile’ and ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ with Patrick Doyle, and the Oscar-nominated documentary ‘Virunga’ with Patrick Jonsson.
Nick was the record and mix engineer for Amelia Warner’s scores including the Wild Mountain Thyme’ (which was nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award, ASCAP, World Soundtrack Award and an International Film Music Critics Award), ‘Mary Shelley’ (nominated for a World Soundtrack Award).
Other recent highlights of Nick’s credits as a record and mix engineer include Stanley Tucci directed ‘Final Portrait’ scored by Evan Laurie, Mike Newell’s ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ by Alexandra Harwood, and Richard Loncraine’s ‘Finding Your Feet’ by Michael J McEvoy, and Yeong Wook Jo’s BAFTA-nominated score for BBC One series ‘The Little Drummer Girl’. In 2016, Nick recorded and mixed the Ricky Gervais hit comedy film ‘David Brent: Life On the Road’ with musician and songwriter Andy Burrows – they collaborated again in 2019 – 2022 for Netflix series ‘After Life’. Further television work includes recording the brass section for BBC One’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ for the 2020 to 2022 series.
On the Rock and Pop front Nick has worked with many artists including Graham Coxon, The Script, and Emeli Sandé, for whom he recorded much of the number 1 album ‘Our Version of Events’. He regularly works closely with various arrangers, including Rosie Danvers (Wired Strings) with whom he has recorded string arrangements for many contemporary artists including Kanye West, Mark Ronson, Adele, Madonna, Raleigh Ritchie, Paloma Faith, Leona Lewis, Birdy, Pink, Fun, Tinie Tempah, Dave, Sam Fender, Madness, Stormzy, Michael Kiwanuka, Sigma, 5 Seconds of Summer, Bastille, Tom Grennan, and Professor Green, among many others.
Nick also recorded the drummers Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Roger Taylor (Queen) at the legendary ‘Headley Grange’ on a project for the sample library company Spitfire Audio.
As well as Air-Edel, Nick works regularly in all the main London recording studios including Air Lyndhurst, Abbey Road, Rak, and British Grove.