Nick Sullivan

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(Nick, second from the left with musicians Noah Matthews, Katey Laurel and Carl Sorenson)

Nick Sullivan, a native of Steamboat Springs, CO has earned a long tenured reputation of success wearing many hats within the music industry. From being a Grammy nominated audio engineer to being an in demand live sound engineer, Nick (who was named one of Denver’s best audio engineers by Westword Music in 2019) has not only earned industry accolades as an Engineer/Producer but also as a musician and performer in the bands American Relay and Peña. Currently Nick is Co-owner of The Keep Recording and Consonance Publishing and Licensing in Denver, CO

Nick has engineered and produced on almost 100 albums over the last 12 years in multiple genres and in 2010 earned 2 Grammy nominations from his credits on the Los Lobos album “Tin Can Trust”. As a engineer, Nick has worked with such acclaimed artists as Los Lobos, Dispatch, The Bunny Gang, Lewis Black. Nick has also earned many credits as a remote recording engineer including working with such artists as Moby, Clutch, Opiouo, Blackberry Smoke and Sonny Landreth and for the last 15 years Nick has been an in demand live sound engineer working with such artists as Mac Sabbath, The Growlers, Sylvan Esso, Perfume Genius, and Sarah Shook and the Disarmers.

Nick started his music career in 2005 as the songwriter/lead singer/guitar player for the blues rock ‘n’ roll band American Relay which toured the US for over 4 years earning a regional following along with opening for such bands as Black Francis, The Heartless Bastards, Split lip Rayfield. As a bass player for the post rock instrumental band Peña, Nick enjoyed playing shows with such bands such as Battles, Russian Circles, Don Caballero and Tera Melos.

Since 2012 along with Engineer/Producer Jeff Kanan, Nick has Co-owned The Keep Recording, one of Denver’s busiest commercial recording studios along with Co-owning Consonance Music Publishing which currently represents over 50 writers and a music licensing catalog featuring multiple genres.

Nick’s Full discography

Nick’s work samples

Contact Nick directly at: nick@thekeeprecording.com

RECENT DISCOGRAPHY

Coastal Wives – Patchwork EP – 2019 Mastering

Dust Heart – Plastic Walls EP2019 E, M

Twin Flame Medicine – TBD – 2019 P, E, M

Perpetual Dementia – Vivify – 2019 E

Leon and the Revival – Hang on Brother – 2019 Mastering

Avifauna – Safety Single – 2019 E, M

Chella and the Charm – Blood Moon EP – 2019  P, E, M

Denloc – Between Us – 2019 P, E

Oko Tygra – Assitoma – 2019 – E

Log – TBD – 2019 E, M

Vatican Vamps – Gehenna – 2019 E, M

The Hot Apostles – Crucify – 2018 E, M

WLLYMMTH – TBD – 2018 E, M

Saphyre Rain – Fire and Ice – 2018 P, E, M

Andy Thomas – Isolation – 2018 E, M, Mastering

Creature Canopy – Violent Colors – 2018 Mastering

The Host Club – Flash of Life – 2018 P, E, Mastering

Pretty Mouth – Intoxicated Wolves – 2018 E, M

Yarrow – Sit Tight – 2018 – Mastering

Automatic Iris – Character Break – 2018 – E, M

Kaia Kena – Visual Concept Album – Mastering

Vatican Vamps – Gehenna – 2017 – E, M

Eric Dorr – Dream Routine – 2017 – E

Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart – No Poets – 2017 E, M

Tana Victoria – Temporary – 2017 –P, E, M

Charles Murray – Mr. Trump – 2017 –E

Oko Tygra – Sealegs – 2017 – E

Animals in Exile –  The Somnambulists – 2017 – Mastering

SIR – Covers EP – 2017 – E, M

Leon and the Revival – Self Titled – 2017 – Mastering

Tomahawk Fox – Wild Spaces – 2017 – Mastering

Copperleaf – Lay Awake – 2017 E, M

The Bunny Gang – Problem What Problem EP – 2017 P, E, M

Animal Actress – Vanishing Point – 2017 E, M

Automatic Iris – Mortifying EP, 2017 E, M

Treehouse Sanctum – Vivere’ – 2017 P, E, M

Katie Laurel – This is Christmas – 2016 P, E, M

Plastic Daggers – Shotgun EP – 2016 E, M

Oscar Ross – Get Along – 2016 P, E, M

Chella and the Charm – Denver Delay – 2016 P, E, M

Avifauna – The Gyer EP – 2016 E, M

Hanoi Apache – Raptors Single – 2016 P, E, M

Me Me Monster – Me Me Monster 2016 E, M

Automatic Iris – Escape Routes – 2016 E, M

The Host Club – Constellations – 2016 P, E

Tin Horn Prayer – Love Under Will – 2016 E, M

Safe Boating is No Accident – Human Sacrifice EP – 2016 P,E,M

Brad Corrigan – Ileana’s Smile – 2015 E

Saphrye Rain – Break The Cycle EP – 2015P, E, M

Andy Thomas’ Dustheart – Reckless Abandonment – 2015 E, M

Reverend Deadeye – Sinner must Die – 2015 M

Kerry Pastine and The Crime Scene – Let’s do this thing – 2015 E

John Weeks – The John Weeks Band – 2015 E, M

Charles Johnson – Blues Album – 2015 E

Vatican Vamps – Yggdrasil – 2015 P, E, M

The Bunny Gang – Internation Cover Up Single – 2014 P, E, M

Altas – Aokigahara – 2014 P, E, M

Safe Boating is No Accident – Bonus Features- 2014  P,E, M

Oscar Ross – Oscar Ross – 2014 E

Brad Corrigan – Someday is Today – 2014  E

Montropo – Montropo – 2014  P, E, M

Hanoi Apache – Clicking Keys – 2014  P, E, M

Animals in Exile – Through A Glass Darkly – 2014 P, E, M

Brad Corrigan and Friends – Calling Out Your Name – 2013 – E

The Raven and the Writing Desk – Scavenger – 2013  P, M, E

The Photo Atlas – Stuck in a Honeytrap – 2013 E, M

Carmelita’s Lovers – Ghost of Former Selves- 2013 E, M

Dispatch– Circles Round The Sun – 2012 E

The Swayback – Double Four Time – 2012 P, E, M

Bop Skizzum – Coloradical – 2012 E

The Amputators – In the Land of Sin – 2012 E, M

The Blue Rider – Way out West EP – 2012 E, M

Jon Boland– Lightning in the Wires- 2012 P, M, E

Host Club – The Host Club – 2012 E

John Common and TBFOL – Beautiful Empty – 2011 E

Casey Prestwood and the Burning Angels – The Jukebox is Busted 2011 E

Russ Christiansen -Dark Passenger – 2011 P, M, E

Slakjaw – Bumterranian Homesick Blues – 2011 P, M, E

Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust – 2010 ASST ENG

Gristle Gals – On the Lam – 2010 P, M, E

The Knew –Pulperia – 2010 P, M, E

Peña – Best Friends – 2009 M, E

Reverend Deadeye – Turn or Burn – 2007 M, E

American Relay – Corn and Oil – 2007 M, E

Peña – Human Circuits – 2004 E, M