The Windmill is a drum tracking studio in the base of an 18th century windmill, built in response to changes within the music industry here in the UK and elsewhere. Budgets are often smaller, studios are closing and due to geography and time restrictions it’s not always possible to record drums the way you’d like. Here I’m able to offer flexibility to producers and the opportunity to have live drums on tracks which in the past would have been programmed or looped.
Artists I’ve recorded for at The Windmill include Jessie Ware, Rumer, Gavin James, Birdy, Tom Odell, Take That, Fleur East, Ella Henderson, Jeff Lorber, James Morrison, Ronan Keating, Hamish Stuart and Seal. Producers that have hired the studio include Trevor Horn, Jamie Scott, Steve Lipson, Mark Taylor, Fraser T. Smith, Rob Shirakbari, Mike Spencer, Rollo Armstrong, Jeff Lorber and Steve Power.
My discography includes 52 Top 20 albums, 46 of which reached the Top 10. It also includes 21 Top 10 singles and to date, I’ve recorded 18 No. 1 albums and 11 No. 1 singles that have featured on various pop and rock charts around the world.
I’ve recorded with multiple artists over the last 20 years including Cher, Robbie Williams, Seal, Cee Lo, Rumer, James Morrison, Ronan Keating, Enrique Iglesias, Celine Dion, Del Amitri, Birdy and Adele. I also played on the Terminator Genisys and Kung Fu Panda 3 movie soundtracks.