Sean O'Keefe (producer)

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Sean O'Keefe
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Sean O'Keefe.
Background information
Origin Chicago, Illinois
Genres Indie Rock, pop rock, alternative rock
Occupations Record producer, Record Mixer, session musician
Instruments Drums
Associated acts Fall Out Boy
Plain White T's
Hawthorne Heights
Motion City Soundtrack
Website https://www.facebook.com/seanokeefeproducer

About[edit]

Sean O'Keefe is an American record producer, mixer, and engineer based in Chicago, IL. Sean is best known for his work with Fall Out Boy, Hawthorne Heights, and Plain White T's, but has also worked with artists such as Motion City Soundtrack,[1] The Hush Sound,[2] Less Than Jake, Company of Thieves (band), Punchline,[3] and Spitalfield.[4] Sean is also a musician. He is a former member of Chicago band This Is Me Smiling, in which he played the drums.[5]

Commercial Success[edit]

Sean's work has earned him three RIAA Gold Records (awarded for the shipment of 500,000 units): Fall Out Boy's Take This to Your Grave (producer and mixer,)[6] Hawthorne Heights' The Silence in Black and White (producer and mixer,)[7] and the Plain White T's Hey There Delilah (co-producer and mixer.)[8] "Hey There Delilah" reached #1 on US Billboard Hot AC/Top 40 charts.[9]

Selected Production Discography[edit]

Year Artist Title Label Role Achievements
2014 Real Friends Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing Fearless Records Mixer[10]
2014 From Thin Air Masquerade Indie Producer, Mixer, Engineer[11]
2013 The Fold Moving Past Indie Producer, Mixer, Engineer[12]
2013 Mark Rose The Sound Of A Turnaround Indie Producer, Mixer, Engineer [13]
2011 Mark Rose Wonderful Trouble Indie Producer, Mixer, Engineer[14]
2010 Gold Motel Summer House (album) Indie Mixer[15]
2010 Gold Motel Gold Motel EP Indie Mixer[16]
2010 This Is Me Smiling Only Uphill Indie Mixer[17]
2010 Skybox (band) Morning After Cuts Indie Producer, Mixer, Engineer[18]
2009 Company of Thieves (band) Ordinary Riches Wind-Up Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[19]
2009 The Von Bondies Love, Hate and Then There's You Majordomo Engineer[20]
2008 Rachael Yamagata Elephants...Teeth Sinking Into Heart Warner Bros. Records Engineer, Drums[21]
2006 The Hush Sound Like Vines Fueled By Ramen Producer, Mixer, Engineer[22]
2007 The Autumn Defense Once Around (album) Yep Roc Engineer
2008 Punchline (band) Just Say Yes (Punchline album) Modern Short Stories Producer, Mixer, Engineer[23]
2006 Plain White T's Hey There Delilah Fearless Records Co-Producer, Mixer[24] #1 on US Billboard Radio Charts (Hot AC/Top 40)[25]
2006 Plain White T's Every Second Counts Hollywood Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[26] 750,000 SOLD - RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD[27]
2005 This Is Me Smiling This Is Me Smiling Sony Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[28]
2005 The Juliana Theory Deadbeat Sweetheartbeat Abacus Records Mixer, Engineer[29]
2004 Fall Out Boy My Heart Will Always Be The B-Side To My Tongue Fueled By Ramen Producer, Mixer[30]
2004 Hawthorne Heights The Silence in Black and White Victory Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[31] 950,000 SOLD - RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD[32]
2004 Less Than Jake B Is for B-sides Warner Bros. Records Mixer[33]
2004 Motion City Soundtrack Matchbook Romance Split Epitaph Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[34]
2004 Punchline (band) Action (Punchline album) Fueled By Ramen Producer, Mixer, Engineer[35]
2004 Duvall (band) Oh Holy Night Asian Man Records Mixer[36]
2003 Fall Out Boy Take This To Your Grave Fueled By Ramen Producer, Mixer, Engineer[37] 700,000 SOLD - RIAA CERTIFIED GOLD[38]
2003 Motion City Soundtrack Schatzi Split Doghouse Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[39]
2003 Spitalfield Remember Right Now Victory Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[40]
2003 As Tall As Lions Lafcadio Triple Crown Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[41]
2002 Knockout Searching For Solid Ground Fearless Records Producer, Mixer, Engineer[42]

External links[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.motioncitymemories.com/disc.php
  2. ^ http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=145227
  3. ^ http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=265655
  4. ^ http://www.punknews.org/article/50758/interviews-mark-rose-ex-spitalfield
  5. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/sean-okeefe-mn0000840727
  6. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/fall-out-boy/id28673423
  7. ^ http://www.prosoundnetwork.com/article/ohio-is-for-lovers-hawthorne-heights/836
  8. ^ http://www.purevolume.com/plainwhitets/posts/10893/Plain+White+T%27s+in+the+studio%3B+New+Video+coming+soon%21
  9. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/340471/plain-white-ts/chart
  10. ^ http://propertyofzack.com/post/85062767588/real-friends-stream-loose-ends-from-maybe-this-place
  11. ^ http://www.pitonmusic.com/artists/thin-air
  12. ^ http://www.rockoutmagazine.com/2013/10/15/the-fold-releases-new-video-moving-past-off-their-new-album/
  13. ^ http://markrosemusic.com/Mark_Rose/BIO.html
  14. ^ http://markrosemusic.com/Mark_Rose/BIO.html
  15. ^ http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=8354661
  16. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Gold-Motel-Gold-Motel/release/3706079
  17. ^ http://thisismesmiling.bandcamp.com/track/hiding
  18. ^ http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/Skybox2
  19. ^ http://www.bestbuy.com/site/ordinary-riches-cd/9206726.p;template=_musicDetailsTab
  20. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1043933/the-von-bondies-ink-with-majordomo
  21. ^ http://tapeop.com/reviews/music/68/elephants-teeth-sinking-into-heart-by-rachael-yama/
  22. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Like-Vines-Hush-Sound/dp/B000FFJ8BW
  23. ^ http://www.newburycomics.com/rel/v2_viewupc.php?storenr=103&upc=63445750152
  24. ^ http://www.hybridmagazine.com/reviews/0606/plainwhitets.shtml
  25. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/340471/plain-white-ts/chart
  26. ^ http://www.discogs.com/Plain-White-Ts-Every-Second-Counts/release/3886975
  27. ^ http://riaa.com/newsitem.php?news_month_filter=8&news_year_filter=2007&resultpage=&id=448E1F37-3F37-F972-0C2C-EE20EC1FCCFC
  28. ^ http://thisismesmiling.bandcamp.com/
  29. ^ http://www.newburycomics.com/rel/v2_viewupc.php?storenr=103&upc=87692900022&affnr=485
  30. ^ http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-heart-will-always-be-the-b-side-to-my-tongue-fall-out-boy/8674069
  31. ^ http://www.prosoundnetwork.com/article/ohio-is-for-lovers-hawthorne-heights/836
  32. ^ http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?artist=%22Hawthorne+Heights%22
  33. ^ http://music.msn.com/music/album/less-than-jake/b-is-for-b-sides/
  34. ^ http://www.motioncitymemories.com/disc.php
  35. ^ http://www.newburycomics.com/rel/v2_viewupc.php?storenr=103&upc=63445750152
  36. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/oh-holy-night-mw0000714524/credits
  37. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/fall-out-boy/id28673423
  38. ^ http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?artist=%22Take+This+to+Your+Grave%22
  39. ^ http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/motioncitysound-schatzi-schatzi/7515319?ean=712312002817
  40. ^ http://propertyofzack.com/post/51580179181/poz-decade-spitalfield-remember-right-now
  41. ^ http://www.punknews.org/review/6521/as-tall-as-lions-lafcadio
  42. ^ http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,1747295,00.html