Robin Baynton

Robin is a music editor, music producer and recording engineer.

Selected Credits

The French Dispatch (2021)
Music Editor
The Rhythm Section (2020)
Music Editor
Trust (2018)
Music Editor
Beeauty and the Beast (2017)
Score Editor
Gravity (2013)
Assistant Music Editor

Robin spent his teenage years discovering and falling in love with music, while learning classical violin and piano, electric guitar, playing in orchestras and choirs, punk bands and big bands. He went on to study Music & Sound Recording on the prestigious Tonmeister degree course at the University of Surrey, during which time Robin made his first foray into music editing during an internship with the highly experienced music editor, Andy Glen.

Upon graduating with First Class Honours in 2006, Robin secured a position at Abbey Road studios as an assistant engineer. During this time his love of film music was cemented while assisting on scoring sessions for Harry Gregson-Williams, James Newton Howard, James Horner, Howard Shore and Alexander Desplat.

In 2008, Robin became an in-house engineer at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios near Bath. Here he cut his teeth engineering a wide variety of sessions, as well as assisting various world-class producers including Ethan Johns, Steve Osborne and John Leckie on sessions for artists such as Laura Marling, Paolo Nutini and Vampire Weekend.

Robin went freelance in 2010 to continue his music making through engineering and film music editing. In the years since, he has engineered albums for Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Florence & The Machine and Kings of Leon, and provided music editing for films such as ‘Gravity’ (2013), ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017), ‘Isle of Dogs’ (2018), and the HBO television series ‘Trust’ (2018).

In 2013, Robin won a Grammy for his work on the Album of the Year, Mumford & Sons’ Babel. In 2016, he provided Score Editing on Disney’s remake of Beauty and the Beast, which was nominated for an MPSE Golden Reel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music Editing.

Robin’s latest major music editing project is Wes Anderson’s forthcoming feature ‘The French Dispatch’ (2021).

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