Mastering Engineer | Gearbox Records
Caspar Sutton-Jones is Mastering Engineer at Gearbox Records – a record label with it’s own full-analogue mastering and disc cutting facility, specialising in reel-to-reel tape mastering, vinyl cuts and direct-to-disc recordings.
Recently work includes disc mastering for The Prodigy’s chart-topping album “No Tourists”, Bryan Ferry’s “Bitter Sweet” (from the TV series “Babylon Berlin”) and restoring and mastering the ‘lost’ 1963 tapes for the Thelonious Monk album “Mønk”. In the past he has worked with a great selection of artists which include Nitin Sawhney, Shirley Collins, Albert Hammond, Hak Baker, Abdullah Ibrahim (Dollar Brand), Gabrielle Aplin, Richard Thompson, Shpongle, Moses Boyd, Louis VI, Dele Sosimi, Emily Barker, Jeff Babko, Chelou, A.K. Paul, Ashley Henry, as well as other record labels such as BMG, Decca, RAK, Domino, Warp, Brownswood, Funkiwala, Dot Time and recording, mixing and mastering Gearbox Records’ own releases.
Alongside his studio work, Caspar’s background is as a saxophonist and session musician, having studied jazz performance at Guildhall School of Music, he has been recording in and touring the UK and Europe for many years, playing with artists such as Akala, Mahalia, Benny Page, Dawn Penn, The Upsetters, Ragga Twins and Engelbert Humperdinck. His love of music extends from jazz across a number of genres from experimental electronica all the way to neo-soul, reggae & metal. He looks forward to every day in the studio.