Mime Radio

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Mime Radio or The Mime Radio Recording Company was a Peterborough, Canada recording studio and independent record label run by engineer and producer Damon de Szegheo. The label is best known for releasing Serena Ryder's debut album Falling Out in 1999 [1] as well as her EP Serena in 2000. de Szegheo discovered then high-school student Serena Ryder while watching a local on-stage production of 'Gone with the Wind.

Mime Radio also made recordings for other Canadian musicians including Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch, Hawk Nelson, Juno Awards Nominated Singer / Songwriter Craig Cardiff, Farewell to Freeway, O.E. of The Birthday Massacre & Josh Warburton of July Talk. Adam Gontier & Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace contributed drums and backing vocals to Mime Radio release "Sacrosanct Harmony" by singer / songwriter Jeff Holmes.

After 10 years in operation The Mime Radio Recording company closed in 2003 with de Szegheo's relocation to Toronto Ontario to engineer and produce projects at Gas Station Recording Studio, then owned by Toronto musicians Dale Morningstar and former member of The Rheostatics' Don Kerr.

Damon de Szegheo is credited as a contributing producer on the 2008 Kekal album Audible Minority,[2] as well as provided audio post duties and recorded the soundtrack for "Return To Nepal" (Released by Kensington Communications), a documentary about world-renowned songwriter Bruce Cockburn's return to Nepal after two decades away.

In 2009 de Szegheo provided location sound recording and soundtrack mixing on an interactive documentary series called City Sonic.[3] The series featured 20 Toronto artists including Barenaked Ladies, Rush, Danko Jones, Divine Brown, Tony Dekker of Great Lake Swimmers, and others.

Damon de Szegheo now operates out of Oak Recording Studio in Toronto, Canada.[4]


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