Casey Bates

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Casey Bates
Origin Seattle, Washington
Genres Indie, pop punk, post-hardcore
Occupations Record producer, musician
Associated acts Gatsbys American Dream
Website caseybates.com

Casey Bates is a Seattle based music producer, mixer, and musician. He has recorded his own music and worked with several artists on record labels such as Fearless, Fueled by Ramen, Equal Vision Records, and Eyeball Records.[1] He also took part in the formation of Gatsbys American Dream, the song writing in their first album,[2] and contribution to songs in their later works.

Gatsbys American Dream[edit]

The formation of Gatsbys American Dream began shortly after members of One Point Two (Casey Bates, Bobby Darling, Dustin McGhie, and Josh Berg) met up with Nic Newsham and Ryan. According to Bobby, the music on their first album, Why We Fight, was written with Casey Bates and himself in One Point Two. Bates has also constantly been a part of Gatsbys's recording process, he produced and mixed both of the albums the band released on Fearless Records, their DVD, and has contributed vocals and instrumentation to their songs.

Discography[edit]

Year Artist Title Label Role Achievements
2014 Northern Faces Upcoming LP Equal Vision Records Producer, Mixer, engineer N/A
2013 Portugal. The Man Evil Friends Atlantic Records Producer, engineer N/A
2011 Portugal. The Man In the Mountain in the Cloud Atlantic Records Producer, engineer N/A
2011 Lions!Tigers!Bears! Shallow Waters, Endless Depth Tragic Hero Records Producer, engineer, Mixing[3] N/A
2010 INXS Original Sin Atco Records Vocal Engineer N/A
2010 He Is We My Forever Universal Motown Producer, Vocal Producer N/A
2010 What Happened in Vegas The Anatomy of a Boy's Mind Unsigned Producer N/A
2010 The Body Rampant Transient Years Unsigned Producer, engineer, Mixing First single premiered on mtvU
2010 Isles & Glaciers The Hearts of Lonely People Equal Vision Records Producer *#104 on Billboard 200
*#1 on Top Top Heatseekers
2009 A Skylit Drive Adelphia Fearless Records Producer *#64 on Billboard 200
*#11 on Top Independent Albums
2009 Dr Manhattan Jam Dreams Cassette Deck Media Conglomerate Engineer, Mixer N/A
2006 Fear Before The March of Flames The Always Open Mouth Equal Vision Records Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Man Without Wax Anchor Eyeball Records Producer, mixer N/A
2007 Chiodos Bone Palace Ballet Equal Vision Records, Warner Bros. Records Producer *#5 on US Billboard 200
*#1 on Top Independent Albums
39,000 copies sold in first week.
2007 Portugal. The Man Church Mouth Fearless Records Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Dr Manhattan Dr Manhattan Vagrant Records Mixer First song premiered on MTVu
2006 Heavy Heavy Low Low Everything's Watched, Everyone's Watching Ferret Music, New Weatherman Records Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Fear Before Fear Before Equal Vision Records Producer, mixer N/A
2007 Pierce the Veil A Flair for the Dramatic Equal Vision Records Producer, mixer N/A
2006 Gatsbys American Dream Gatsbys American Dream Fearless Records Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Jamie's Elsewhere Guidebook for Sinners Turned Saints Victory Records Producer, mixer N/A
2004 Gatsbys American Dream In the Land of Lost Monsters LLR Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Foxy Shazam Introducing Ferret Music; New Weatherman records Producer, mixer N/A
2007 The Number Twelve Looks Like You Mongrel Eyeball Records Producer, mixer N/A
2009 MxPx On the Cover II Tooth & Nail Records Mixer N/A
2005 Daphne Loves Derby On the Strength of All Convinced Outlook Records Producer, mixer N/A
2004 This Providence Our Worlds Divorce Rocketstar Records Producer, mixer N/A
2008 The Fall of Troy Phantom on the Horizon Equal Vision Records Producer, mixer N/A
2006 This Providence This Providence Fueled by Ramen Producer, mixer N/A
2008 Forgive Durden Razia's Shadow: A Musical Fueled by Ramen Producer, mixer N/A
2005 Gatsbys American Dream Volcano Fearless Records Producer, mixer, additional vocals and instrumentation Track 1 appears on NHL 2007
2006 Portugal. The Man Waiter: "You Vultures!" Fearless Records Producer, mixer N/A
2004 Forgive Durden When You're Alone, You're Not Alone Independent Producer, mixer N/A
2006 Forgive Durden Wonderland Fueled by Ramen Producer, mixer N/A
2003 Gatsbys American Dream A Year in the Gulch Independent Producer, mixer, footage N/A

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Management". KMGMT. Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Snicker at the Swine / former band members". Snickerattheswine.com. Retrieved 2010-05-19. 
  3. ^ "Casey Bates". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-01-15. 
  4. ^ "In the discography". Caseybates.com. Retrieved 2012-06-11.