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Woolloomooloo
NSW Australia 2011






James Raper

James is an engineer and producer , working for the last decade between Sydney and the Gold Coast. His career highlights include assistant engineer for Elton John’s performance in Lady Gaga’s single ‘Sine from Above’, plus engineering albums for  Dirty Wolves and Simple Stone and EP’s for Napoleonic and Red Sea. James has also engineered live video performances for Cap Carter and Yuma X.

Where there is the sound of big drums, there is James. In his opinion, “the heavier, the better!”. He encompasses a flexible attitude that extends to every element of his work across multiple genres from stadium rock and heavy metal, to pop and indie. His devotion and passion for his craft truly ensures every collaboration exceeds the artist’s creative expectations.

On top of his music work, James has significant experience in post production audio, engineering multi-national ad campaigns for Qantas, Jaguar, and NRMA, along with interview recordings for the NSW State Library and over 80 podcast episodes for The Female Founders Network, BeFit Training and Stoney Roads. He is also Owner and Principal Engineer of Forensic Audio Australia, a company that works with law enforcement, private investigators and recently through law firms, had his work used as critical evidence in the NSW Supreme Court.