Stephen Sedgwick is a Grammy-nominated mix engineer based at Studio 13 in West London, and best known for his work with Damon Albarn and Gorillaz. His career began in 2002 at London’s Pierce Rooms. It was at Pierce Rooms in 2004, while working on the second Gorillaz studio album Demon Days, where Stephen first met Damon Albarn. In 2006, Damon invited Stephen to work at Studio 13 and in 2010 he was appointed as Head Engineer.
Stephen has recorded and mixed each of Damon’s albums and music projects since 2010. He has received multiple Grammy nominations and has worked with artists including Amy Winehouse, Blur, Bobby Womack, Chaka Khan, De La Soul, Erykah Badu, Lana Del Rey, Lou Reed, Major Lazer, Massive Attack, Mura Masa, Rex Orange County, Snoop Dogg, The Clash, Tony Allen. Most recently he mixed Gorillaz latest project ‘Song Machine’ which was released to critical acclaim in 2020. Stephen talks about much of his work including the Gorillaz project during his masterclasses with our students. Find out more about our guest lecturers on our blog.