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Mark Spike Stent
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Background information
Birth name Mark Stent
Also known as Spike
Born Alton, Hampshire, England
Genres
Occupation(s) Mixer, Producer
Years active 1985–present
Labels Columbia, Warner Bros., Epic Interscope Records
Associated acts Madonna, Ed Sheeran Lady Gaga, U2, Beyoncé, Björk, Depeche Mode, Spice Girls, Coldplay, Muse, Lily Allen, Gwen Stefani, No Doubt, Usher, Linkin Park, Maroon 5, Björk, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Oasis, Keane, Massive Attack, Bastille, Kaiser Chiefs
Website www.markspikestent.com

Mark "Spike" Stent (born 3 August 1965) is an English producer/mixing engineer who has worked with many international artists including: Madonna, U2, Beyoncé, Björk, Depeche Mode, Grimes, Ed Sheeran, Frank Ocean, Selena Gomez, Spice Girls, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Maroon 5, Muse, Lily Allen, Gwen Stefani, Selena Gomez Moby, No Doubt, Usher, Kaiser Chiefs, Linkin Park, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Oasis, Keane, Massive Attack, and Bastille.[1]

Early life[edit]

Stent grew up in Hampshire, England and first gained experience as an engineer at Jacob Studios as a teenager before a two-year stint at Trident Studios. After Trident, Stent worked out of Olympic Studios in Barnes, South London. Olympic Studios was built as part of a joint venture between himself and EMI. While at Olympic, Stent worked with artists such as Massive Attack, Bjork, Madonna, U2, Keane, and Oasis.

Stent currently works out of two studios: Mix Suite LA in EastWest Studios and Mix Suite UK.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Album/Song Artist Award Results Ref
1996 Bedtime Stories Madonna Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated [2]
1998 Homogenic Björk Grammy Best Alternative Music Performance Won [3]
2001 Music Madonna Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated [4]
2001 Music Madonna Grammy Record of the Year Nominated [4]
2002 Vespertine Björk Grammy Best Alternative Music Album Nominated [3]
2005 Medulla Björk Grammy Best Alternative Album Nominated [3]
2006 Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Gwen Stefani Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
2006 Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Gwen Stefani Grammy Album of the Year Nominated
2006 Love. Angel. Music. Baby. Gwen Stefani Grammy Record of The Year Nominated
2006 Supernature Goldfrapp Grammy Best Electronic/Dance Album Nominated
2007 Confessions on a Dance Floor Madonna Grammy Best Dance/Electronic Album Won
2008 Volta Bjork Grammy Best Alternative Music Album Nominated [3]
2008 Neon Bible Arcade Fire Grammy Best Alternative Album Nominated [5]
2009 I Am... Sasha Fierce Beyoncé Grammy Best Contemporary R&B Album Won [6]
2009 I Am... Sasha Fierce Beyoncé Grammy Album of the Year Nominated [7]
2010 Funhouse Pink Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated
2010 It's Blitz Yeah Yeah Yeahs Grammy Best Alternative Music Album Nominated
2010 21st Century Breakdown Green Day Grammy Best Rock Music Album Participation Certificate
2010 The Fame Monster Lady Gaga Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Participation Certificate [8]
2010 The Resistance Muse Grammy Best Rock Album Won [9]
2010 Head First Goldfrapp Grammy Best Dance/Electronica Album Nominated
2010 Raymond V Raymond Usher Grammy Best Contemporary R&B Album Participation Certificate [10]
2012 Channel Orange Frank Ocean Grammy Best Urban Contemporary Album Won [11]
2013 "We Take Care of Our Own" Bruce Springsteen Grammy Best Rock Song Nominated
2013 Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen Grammy Best Rock Album Nominated
2013 Red Taylor Swift Grammy Album of the Year Nominated
2013 The 2nd Law Muse Grammy Best Rock Album Nominated [12]
2015 X Ed Sheeran Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated [13]
2015 X Ed Sheeran Grammy Album of The Year Nominated [14]
2016 "Thinking Out Loud" Ed Sheeran Grammy Record of The Year Nominated [15]
2016 How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful Florence and the Machine Grammy Best Pop Vocal Album Nominated [16]
2016 "What Kind of Man" Florence and the Machine Grammy Best Rock Song Nominated [16]

Billboard Music Awards[edit]

Year Artist Album/Song Award Result
2001 Madonna Music Top Hot Dance Club Play Won
2001 Madonna Music Top Hot Dance Maxi Single Sales Won
2005 Gwen Stefani "Hollaback Girl" Digital Song the Year Won

Music Producers Guild (MPG) Awards[edit]

Year Award Results
2011 Recording Engineer of the Year MPG Awards Won [17]
2014 Mix Engineer of the Year MPG Awards Won [18]
2015 Mix Engineer of the Year MPG Awards Won [19]

Selected film credits[edit]

Artist Track/Album Year Film
U2 "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" 1995 Batman Forever
Tina Turner "GoldenEye" 1995 GoldenEye
Madonna "Die Another Day" 2000 Die Another Day
Björk Selmasongs 2000 Dancer in the Dark

Selected discography[edit]

2010s[edit]

2000s[edit]

1990s[edit]

1980s[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Sound on Sound magazine, January 1999 (link). Retrieved March 2006.
  2. ^ "Grammys 1996". CNN. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Bjork Grammy Nominations". Bork. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Madonna Awards and Nominations". Madonna Awards and Nominations. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Arcarde Fire Grammy Nominatoins". Grammys. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Grammys 2009". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "Grammys 2009". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Grammys 2010 Gaga". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  9. ^ "Grammys Muse 2010". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  10. ^ "Usher Grammy". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  11. ^ "Grammy Frank". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  12. ^ "2nd Law Nominations". Muse. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  13. ^ "Grammy Awards 2016". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  14. ^ "Grammy Awards 2016". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  15. ^ "Grammy Awards 2016". Grammys. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  16. ^ a b "Florence and The Machine Grammy Nominations". Grammy Nominations. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  17. ^ "MPG 2011". Music Radar. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  18. ^ [Mix Engineer Of The Year "MPG Awards 2014"] Check |url= value (help). MPG Awards. Retrieved 31 May 2016. 
  19. ^ "MPG Awards 2015". MPG. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Mark "Spike" Stent". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 May 2014. 
  21. ^ Snapes, Laura (22 June 2015). "Keeping it Unreal: In the Studio with Chvrches". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 

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