DJ Swivel

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DJ Swivel
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Background information
Birth name Jordan Young
Also known as DJ Swivel
Born (1984-12-14) 14 December 1984 (age 32)
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Pop, EDM, hip hop, R&B
Website djswivel.com

Jordan Young (born 14 December 1984), known professionally as DJ Swivel, is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian music producer, mixer, audio engineer, and DJ. He is a prominent audio engineer best known for working with Beyoncé as her personal recording engineer.[1][2] He has also worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Fabolous, and Jay Sean among others.[3] He is endorsed by Harman Pro Audio [4] and actively endorses their Lexicon branded products.[5] His mother is Christine Bentley, former noon & 6:00 p.m. news anchor for the Toronto television station CFTO. This fact was mentioned by CFTO anchor desk reporter Andria Case during an installment of the CFTO news at noon.[citation needed] In 2013, he won a Grammy award for his work on Beyonce's song "Love On Top", which won for best traditional R&B performance.[6]

In 2015, he co-founded music tech startup SKIO Music

In 2016, he was inducted to the Full Sail University Hall of Fame class of 2015.[7]

Swivel won a Grammy in 2017 for Best Dance Recording for mixing "Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers.[8]

Selected Discography[edit]

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Mixer[edit]

Engineer[edit]

Producer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beyonce Experimented 'With Everything' On '4,' Says Engineer". Billboard Magazine. 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Beyonce 4 2011 Album | Recording Beyonce 4 2011 Album". Mixonline.com. 1 August 2011. Archived from the original on 11 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  3. ^ "Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  4. ^ "Artist Profile: DJ Swivel". Lexicon Pro. Archived from the original on 19 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  5. ^ "News: DJ Swivel On The Lexicon® PCM Native Reverb Plug-In Bundle". Lexicon Pro. 2010-03-31. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  6. ^ "Grammys 2013: Winners List". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 
  7. ^ "Full Sail Hall Of Fame 2015". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2016-02-19. 
  8. ^ "Complete list of 2017 Grammy winners". The Recording Academy. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  9. ^ "All Music: Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  10. ^ "Credits - The Official Beyoncé Site". Beyonceonline.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  11. ^ "Fabolous - The S.O.U.L. Tape Tracklisting". The Source Magazine. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2012-03-04. [permanent dead link]