Alex Newport

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Alex Newport
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Background information
Born (1970-09-12) September 12, 1970 (age 44)
Wolverhampton, England
Occupations producer, engineer, mixer, musician, songwriter, programming (music)
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, programming (music)
Years active 1989-Present
Labels Sub Pop, Atlantic, GSL, Epitaph, Saddle Creek, Vice, Frenchkiss, Vagrant
Website http://www.alexnewport.com

Alex Newport is a Grammy-nominated English record producer, mixer, songwriter, and engineer, based in New York City.

Biography[edit]

Newport was born in Wolverhampton, UK in 1970 and grew up in the Midlands area. He is currently living in New York City and is owner of Future Shock recording studio.

After producing records for At The Drive-In (In/Casino/Out, 1997 and Vaya, 1998) and The Mars Volta (Tremulant, 2001), in addition to projects with Knapsack, Samiam and The Melvins Newport became a highly in demand producer.

In 2008 Newport mixed the Death Cab For Cutie track “Long Division” from their album "Narrow Stairs" and his work was nominated for a Grammy. He also mixed tracks from The Loud Wars by So Many Dynamos, which was produced by Death Cab’s Chris Walla.

Newport worked with Juno Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, AKA City And Colour. Newport produced City And Colour's "Little Hell" (Vagrant Records) which was also recorded and mixed entirely on analog tape. Newport also produced City And Colour's follow up to Little Hell "The Hurry And The Harm", recorded at Blackbird Studio in Nashville and released June 2013;

Newport produced Bloc Party's latest album Four (French Kiss Records), recorded in the first half of 2012 in NYC and released in August 2012.[1]

In 2013 Newport produced the new album from Sweden's The Sounds, recorded in Gothenburg. [2]

Collaborators[edit]

Artists for whom Newport has produced or mixed include:

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