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Jeff Kanan

Jeff Mixing

Platinum Accredited Industry Veteran Mixer

Jeff began his career in Los Angeles at the legendary Westlake Audio where he became a senior staff engineer.  With almost 20 years in the recording industry, Jeff has has had the privilege to work on projects by Madonna, Kelly Clarkson, No Doubt, Sting, Randy Jackson, Liz Phair, Staind and many others. He has spent many hours in the studio with legendary producers including Don Was, Josh Abraham, Tim Palmer, Timbaland, Rick Rubin, Glen Ballard, Ric Ocasek, and Willam Orbit. He has spent time learning the art of mixing from many of the greatest mixers including Humberto Gatica, Tim Palmer, Krish Sharma and Mark ‘Spike’ Stent.

After many years in the studio and learning from the best in the business, Jeff has amassed an extensive resume. He has mixed thousands of songs, done hundreds of productions and also developed a reputation of being a top mixer of both records and film trailer music.  Over the last few years Jeff has mixed music for records produced by Mike Luce(Drowning Pool), Brad Corrigan (Dispatch), Andy Rok (Flobots) and Matt Morris, as well as music for film campaigns such as Iron Man 3, Pacific Rim, Godzilla, Rouge One, Wonder Woman, Passengers, Moana, Secret Life of Pets and many others.

In 2018, Jeff is now based out of Denver Colorado where he mixes and produces records out of his studio, The Keep.  Since starting The Keep and Consonance Publishing in 2013 with Fellow Producer/Engineer Nick Sullivan, Jeff has worked with some of the top talent in the area including One Flew West, Red Tide Rising, Creature Canopy, Chemistry Club, Ryan Chrys, The Swayback, Kate Brady, Andy Rok, The Photo Atlas, The Host Club, Brad Corrigan and many others.

Contact Jeff Directly at:  jeff@thekeeprecording.com          Discography          Samples

 

Nick Sullivan

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Nick Sullivan, a native of Steamboat Springs, CO  has been quietly earning a reputation as a musical jack-of-all-trades in his homebase of Denver, CO finding success behind the console as an audio engineer/producer as well as a songwriter/performer.  Nick started his music career in 2006 as the singer/guitar player for the blues rock ‘n’ roll band American Relay who gained a regional following that allowed Nick to begin his music career touring the US for 2 1/2 years.  In 2009 Nick turned his focus towards audio engineering and began to engineer and mix records with bands from the thriving Denver music. Since 2009, Nick has engineered/mixed on dozens of records including 3 Denver Post Top 10 local records of the year, a Westword best record of the year,  and 2 Grammy Nominations for his work on Los Lobos’s “Tin Can Trust” record in 2010.

 In 2013 Nick started Consonance Productions/The Keep Recording with Producer/Engineer Jeff Kanan to serve as a vehicle for producing and engineering records in the Antique Row/Green Mile area of  Denver,CO. Since starting Consonance Productions/The Keep, Nick has had his ears on records from artists such as The Bunny Gang, Avifauna, Safe Boating is No Accident, Plastic Daggers, Andy Thomas’ Dustheart, Chella and The Charm, Dispatch, Hanoi Apache, Oscar Ross, and Animals in Exile.

Contact Nick Directly at: nick@thekeeprecording.com          Discography          Samples

 

Chris Dreiling

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As a die hard music lover, Chris Dreiling has been involved in all things music since he was 10 years old. Born and raised in Denver, Chris has played guitar and bass in bands throughout high school and college, and found some local success playing bass in instrumental prog rock band Solterra. Chris also got his first taste of engineering through Solterra, as he tracked, mixed and mastered all three of their records. Enjoying the recording process, Chris decided to attend the University of Colorado Denver to learn more about the technical side of music, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Recording Arts. Chris now plays bass in the Americana band The Bad Ideas, and continues to strive to make great records and cultivate creativity in the studio.

Chris loves music of a wide variety of genres, from rock and metal, to folk and Americana and all sorts in between, and he is eager to work with the wide breadth of talent in the Denver area.

Contact Chris Directly at:  chris@thekeeprecording.com          Discography         Samples