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Engineers

Callum Howell

Callum Howell is a producer and engineer with experience in a variety of genres, but a specialty in rock, reggae, metal and acoustic music. He is passionate about working with artists long term, to develop their unique sound in the studio and for live shows.

Currently working as a Producer and Engineer for Ocean Alley, both in the studio and live, he produced and engineered their upcoming album including their single “The Comedown” which took out #48 in Triple J’s hottest 100 of 2017. His other credits include The Voice (studio and live), The Sea Gypsies and Little Coyote.

Anthony Garvin

Anthony Garvin is a professional electronic music mix engineer from Sydney, Australia that delivers his expertise to some of the biggest names in Australian + global dance music.

The foundation of Anthony’s decorated career in music has included scoring music for film and television, co-founding Ableton Liveschool, constructing and coordinating SAE’s global short course department and operating Australia’s largest studio complex, Studios 301.

A versatile mix engineer that derives inspiration from all corners of electronic music, Anthony’s client list includes the like of What So Not, Mazde, Ninajirachi, Jagwar Ma, Tyler Touché, Human Movement to name a few. Other accolades include music mixed by Anthony going on to be chosen for some of Spotify’s largest curated playlists and gaining millions of plays.

Listen to Anthony’s recent work on Spotify

Dan Frizza

Dan Frizza is a producer and engineer with a plethora of experience in all of Sydney’s major studios. In recent years he has engineered for Troye Sivan, Montaigne, A$AP Ferg, Amy Shark, Flyying Colours and Peter Garrett, as well as produced albums for Zeahorse, GRWS, Hunter Adams, Charlie Gradon, Lucy Lowe, Salvador Dali Llama and Turtleskull.

Before joining Forbes Street, Dan worked alongside grammy-winning producer Nick DiDia, where he engineered records for Ash Grunwald and The Waifs. As well as being a wizard on the knobs, Dan also plays guitar in shoegaze/trip-hop band Fern and synths in Psychedelic Retro band Turtleskull.

Now an integral part of the Forbes St. team, Dan has skills ranging from the classic engineer/producer role, to co-writing, arranging and performing on recordings. And with a love of all equipment, new or old, Dan is ready to manifest your recording into the finest quality you can conjure up together.

Listen to Dan’s Recent Work on Spotify

Chris Hamer-Smith

Chris Hamer-Smith aka Chasm has over a decade of experience in the music industry as a producer, recording artist, youth mentor and DJ. He has produced two Aria nominated albums with his group Astronomy Class and has produced, remixed and recorded a plethora of acts from Thundamentals to 360, Hilltop Hoods, DJ Nino Brown, Marvin Priest, Starley, The Bamboos, Elizabeth Rose and Ash Grunwald.

Under his dance music alias, Dr Don Don, Chris also received international critical acclaim with his brand of chopped up funky/soulful house, garnering support from big names in the industry such as Atrak and Fatboy Slim. Chris has also collaborated with international acts well renowned in their genres – Gwen McCrae, Gappy Ranks, Fashawn, AG, David Dallas, Blak Twang and Guilty Simpson.

The past four years has seen Chris focussing his attention on youth mentoring, working as a music studio facilitator at The Information & Cultural Exchange in Sydney and through the Australian Museum’s Pacific youth reconnection project.

Chris is currently taking recording and production bookings out of his new home at Forbes Street Studios.

Listen to Chris’ work on Spotify

 

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