Insider tips: producing & mixing the “best new band in Britain”

So, all-round rad dude Daniel P. Carter, presenter on BBC Radio 1, has just dubbed Big Spring the “best new band in Britain”.

I play bass, sing a few “doo doo doo’s” and co-write for Big Spring. I also produced and mixed the track that’s earned us this title from one of music’s most respected voices, so I’m feeling pretty stoked at the moment.

If you haven’t heard it, you can do so here:

Bragging rights aside, I thought I better make a video looking at the sounds that create the song, as well as some of the mix decisions that have made this track stand out:

If you have any questions about the mix, or want to hear further detail please feel free to leave a comment — I love to hear from fellow producers and mixers.

You can also check out some of my past work over at