Shawn Everett

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Shawn Everett
Everett pictured on the set of Human Sadness
Background information
Born (1982-07-06) July 6, 1982 (age 40)
OriginCalgary, Alberta, Canada
GenresRock, indie rock
Occupation(s)Record producer, engineer
Years active1996–present

Shawn Everett (born July 6, 1982) is a Canadian music engineer and producer best known for his work with Alabama Shakes, Kacey Musgraves, The War on Drugs, The Killers, and Julian Casablancas.[1] Everett has won six Grammy Awards.

Early life[edit]

Everett was born and raised in Bragg Creek, Alberta. After graduating high school, Everett was accepted as a Work-Study participant in the Audio program in Music & Sound at The Banff Centre.[2] Everett relocated to Los Angeles in 2005 and began engineering for producer Tony Berg, former A&R Executive for Geffen Records and Virgin Music.[3]


Julian Casablancas+The Voidz[edit]

Shawn served as the producer on Tyranny, the 2014 debut release from Julian Casablancas+The Voidz. He is featured in the 'Can I VHS you?'[4] video with the band and also appears in the video for 'Human Sadness',[5] which was directed by Warren Fu.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Shawn Everett has won six Grammy awards and two Juno awards.

In February 2016, Everett and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig won the "Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical" Grammy Award for their work on Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes. Everett won an additional Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album for Sound & Color.[6]

In 2016 Everett won the Canadian Juno Awards for Recording Engineer of the Year for "Don't Wanna Fight", "Gimme All Your Love" from Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes.[7]

In 2018 Everett was nominated for the "Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical" Grammy for his work on No Shape by Perfume Genius. He won a Grammy for "Best Rock Album" for his work on A Deeper Understanding by The War on Drugs.

In February 2018, Everett was nominated for Recording Engineer of the Year at the Canadian Juno awards for his work on A Deeper Understanding by The War on Drugs and No Shape by Perfume Genius.

In February 2019, Everett won Album of the Year and Best Country Album at the Grammys. Both awards were for his work mixing the album ‘Golden Hour’ by Kacey Musgraves.

In March 2019, Everett won Recording Engineer of Year at the Canadian Juno awards for his work on ‘Golden Hour’ by Kacey Musgraves.

In December 2020, Everett was nominated three times in the Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical category for his work on Devon Gilfillian's Black Hole Rainbow, Beck's Hyperspace, and Brittany Howard's Jaime.[6] He was the second engineer to achieve a triple nomination in the category.[8] The first was Ed Cherney whose work on Bonnie Raitt's “Longing in their Hearts” won at the 1995 Grammys.

In March 2021, Everett won the "Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical" Grammy Award for his work on 'Hyperspace' by Beck.


Year Artist Album Credits
2006 Simon Dawes Carnivore Engineer, Mixing
2006 Pete Yorn Nightcrawler Engineer, Mixing
2006 Natalie Cole Leavin’ Engineer
2007 Jesca Hoop Kismet Engineer, Mixing
2007 Minnie Driver Seastories Engineer, Mixing
2008 Everlast Love, War and the Ghost of Whitey Ford Engineer, Mixing
2008 Kathy Griffin For Your Consideration Editing
2008 Phantom Planet Raise the Dead Engineer, Mixing
2008 The Whispertown 2000 Swim Mixing
2009 Pete Yorn Back & Fourth Assistant Engineer, Audio Engineer [9]
2009 Ohbijou Beacons Engineer, Mixing
2009 Farmer Dave Scher Flash Forward to the Good Times Tech Assistance
2009 Bruce Hornsby Levitate Engineer, Mixing
2009 Weezer Raditude Engineer, Producer
2009 Bob Dylan, P!nk, Jackson Browne, Randy Newman, Eddie Vedder The People Speak Engineer, Mixing
2009 Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison War Child Presents Heroes, Vol. 1 Engineer, Mastering, Mixing, Producer
2009 thenewno2 You Are Here Engineer
2010 Weezer Death to False Metal Engineer, Mixing, Producer
2010 Ozomatli Fire Away Engineer, Mixing
2010 Jesca Hoop Hunting My Dress Artwork, Engineer, Mixing
2010 Weezer Hurley Engineer, Mixing, Producer [10]
1996 Weezer Pinkerton (Deluxe edition bonus tracks only) Engineer, Mixing
2010 Various Artists Raise Hope for Congo Engineer
2010 k.d. lang Recollection Engineer
2010 The Like Release Me Engineer, Mixing
2010 Elizabeth & the Catapult The Other Side of Zero Engineer, Mixing, Vocals
2010 Blake Mills Break Mirrors Engineer, Mixing
2011 John Gold A Flower in Your Head Mixing
2011 Michael Giacchino Cars 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Engineer, Producer
2011 Various Artists Muppets: The Green Album Engineer
2011 Charlie Winston Running Still Drums, Engineer, Mixing, Percussion, Programming
2011 Medi You Got Me (Moving) Engineer, Mixing
2012 Various Artists Disney Pixar All Time Favorites Producer
2012 Greg Holden I Don't Believe You Drum Loop, Engineer, Mixing
2012 Haim, Billy Gibbons Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac Engineer
2012 JJAMZ Suicide Pact Additional Production, Engineer, Mixing
2012 Sara Watkins Sun Midnight Sun Engineer, Mixing, Mastering
2012 Jesca Hoop The House That Jack Built Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Mastering, Contribution
2013 Har Mar Superstar Bye Bye 17 Additional Production, Mixing, Mastering
2013 Papa Tender Madness Mixing
2013 Lucius Wildewoman Engineer, Mixing [11]
2014 Minnie Driver Ask Me to Dance Mastering, Mixing
2014 Weezer Everything Will Be Alright in the End Additional Production, Engineer
2014 Leighton Meester Heartstrings Engineer
2014 The Belle Brigade Just Because Producer, Arranger, Engineer
2014 Nicholas Krgovich On Sunset Engineer
2014 Julian Casablancas+The Voidz Tyranny Producer, Engineer, Mixing [12]
2015 Laila Biali House of Many Rooms Mixing
2015 Alabama Shakes Sound & Color Engineer, Mixing[13]
2015 Rey Pila The Future Sugar Producer, Mixing[14]
2016 Pete Yorn Arranging Time Mixing
2016 Har Mar Superstar Best Summer Ever Engineer, Mixing, Instrumentation
2016 Holy Fuck Congrats Engineer
2016 Local Natives Sunlit Youth Engineer, Mixing
2016 Lucius Good Grief Producer[15]
2016 The Darcys Centerfold Producer, Engineer
2016 Margaret Glaspy Emotions and Math Mixing
2016 Big Smoke Time is Golden Mixing
2016 The Growlers[16] City Club Producer, Mixing, Engineer
2016 Warpaint Heads Up Mixing
2016 John Legend Darkness and Light Engineer, Mixing
2017 Perfume Genius No Shape Engineer, Mixing
2017 Benjamin Booker Witness Mixing
2017 Broken Social Scene Hug of Thunder Mixing
2017 Grizzly Bear Painted Ruins Mixing
2017 The War on Drugs A Deeper Understanding Engineering, Mixing
2017 The Killers Wonderful Wonderful Mixing
2017 Kesha Rainbow Mixing
2017 Mike Gordon OGOGO Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2018 The Voidz Virtue Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2018 Hinds I Don't Run Mixing
2018 King Tuff The Other Mixing
2018 Okkervil River In The Rainbow Rain Mixing
2018 Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour Mixing
2018 Houndmouth Golden Age Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2018 TT LoveLaws Mixing
2018 Kurt Vile Bottle It In Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2018 Jim James Uniform Clarity Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2018 Emma Louise Lilac Everything Mixing
2019 Jenny Lewis On The Line Mixing, Producer
2019 Foxygen Seeing Other People Mixing, Engineering
2019 Hozier Wasteland, Baby! Mixing
2019 Local Natives Violet Street Mixing, Engineering, Producer
2019 Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride (album) Mixing, Engineering
2019 Clairo Immunity (Clairo album) Mixing
2019 Brittany Howard Jaime Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
2019 Haim Summer Girl (single) Mixing
2019 Kim Gordon No Home Record Producer
2019 Beck Hyperspace Mixing
2019 Devon Gilfillian Black Hole Rainbow Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2020 King Princess Ohio (single) Producer
2020 The Killers Imploding the Mirage Producer, Mixing, Engineering, Writing
2020 Chicano Batman Invisible People Mixing
2020 Haim Women In Music Pt. III Mixing
2020 Orville Peck Show Pony Mixing
2020 King Princess Pain (single) Producer, Mixing, Engineering, Writing
2020 Cold War Kids New Age Norms 2 Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2020 SZA Good Days (single) Mixing
2021 Iceage Seek Shelter Mixing
2021 Lucy Dacus Home Video Mixing
2021 The Killers Pressure Machine Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2021 The War on Drugs I Don't Live Here Anymore Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2021 Phoebe Bridgers Metallica Blacklist (album) Mixing
2021 Big Thief Little Things (single) Mixing, Engineering, Add Production
2021 Kacey Musgraves star-crossed Mixing
2021 Big Thief Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You Mixing, Engineering, Add Production
2021 Adele 30 Engineering, Producer
2022 Belle and Sebastian A Bit of Previous Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2022 Lykke Li EYEYE Mixing
2022 Carly Rae Jepsen "Western Wind" (single) Mixing
2022 King Princess Hold On Baby Mixing, Producer
2022 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Cool It Down Mixing
2022 Leon Bridges, Kevin Kaarl Summer Moon (single) Mixing
2022 Alvvays Blue Rev Producer, Recording, Mixing


  1. ^ Eg Perry, Kevin. "Julian Casablancas+The Voidz - ’Tyranny’ Review" NME, 13 October 2014.
  2. ^ "AES#138: Meet the Judges #11: Shawn Everett" Audio Engineering Society, 26 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Shawn Everett: The Day I Met Pete Yorn", 14 June 2011.
  4. ^ ""Can I VHS you?" - Julian Casablancas+The Voidz interview" – via
  5. ^ "Julian Casablancas+The Voidz - Human Sadness (Official Video)" – via
  6. ^ a b "Grammy Award Winners 2016", 15 Feb 2016
  7. ^ "Juno Award Nominees 2016", 15 Feb 2016
  8. ^ Friend, David (9 March 2021). "Grammy-nominated engineer Shawn Everett on Fiona Apple's attic, never meeting Beck". CP24/The Canadian Press. Retrieved 15 March 2021.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ Erwin, Amanda. "Sydney Wayser's Fiery New Persona" LA Weekly, 20 March 2014.
  10. ^ Woods, Joslin. "Weezer Get Lost and Found on Hurley" American Song Writer, 11 August 2010.
  11. ^ "Lucius and the Recording Process" The Deli Magazine, 30 May 2012.
  12. ^ Roffman, Michael. "Album Review: Julian Casablancas+The Voidz - Tyranny" Consequence of Sound, 18 September 2014.
  13. ^ Tingen, Paul. "Inside Track: Alabama Shakes' Sound & Color - Secrets of the Mix Engineers: Shawn Everett" Sound on Sound, July 2015
  14. ^ Bennett, Kim Taylor. "Stream Rey Pila's Most Excellent New Album 'The Future Sugar'" Vice, 21 Sep 2015
  15. ^ Blistein, Jon. "Lucius Prep New Album, 'Good Grief,' Celebrate With Ebullient Single" Rolling Stone, 3 Dec 2015
  16. ^, Big De Creative \\. "The Growlers | Music". Retrieved 2016-09-27.

Updated Link: "Lucius and the Recording Process" Delicious Audio, 30 May 2012.

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