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About

Callum has been busy working as an Engineer/Producer for the last 13 years across Australia & beyond. After having made records out of a variety of studios over the years, including Sing Sing, Newmarket & Bakehouse Studios in Melbourne, Callum took over Newmarket Studios in 2015. As studio manager and chief engineer, Callum has brought the studio an impressive roster of Australia’s top artists, including four time ARIA Award winner and Grammy nominee Courtney Barnett, as well as ARIA nominated duo Big Scary. With Callum at the helm, Newmarket has also opened doors to chart topping international talent, including American indie rock icon Kurt Vile, and UK’s rising electro-soul artist and producer, Sampha.
Some recent projects Callum has been working on

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Album “Lotta Sea Lice” (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Sampha – Live Studio Performance (Recorded & Mixed) 2016
Saskwatch – Album “Manual Override” (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Big Scary – Album “Animal” (Recording) 2016
Jim Lawrie – Album “Slacker of the Year” (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Dorsal Fins – Album “Digital Zodiac” (Recorded & Mixed) 2015
Milk Records – “Good For You” (Feat. Courtney Barnett) (Recorded & Mixed) 2015
British India – “Controller” Album (Mixed) 2013
Broads – Album “Vacancy” (Recorded & Mixed) 2016
The Seven Ups – Album “Drinking Water” (Recorded & Mixed) 2016
The Black Heart Death Cult – Album (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Steve Boyd – Album (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
The Hunter Express – Album (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Romeo Moon – Singles (Recorded & Mixed) 2016
The Northern Folk – Single (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Alpine – Forthcoming Album (Recorded Drums) 2017
Gabriella Cohen – Live Studio Performance (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Teeth & Tongue – Live Studio Performance (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Lost Animal – Live Studio Performance (Recorded & Mixed) 2016
Dirty Rascal – Album (Recorded & Mixed) 2017
Prior to taking over Newmarket, Callum mixed “Controller” (2013), the fourth studio album released by indie rock band British India, one of Australia’s most prolific touring bands which achieved Gold sales (35,000+) for the single – “I Can Make You Love Me” in November 2013.
Along with his extensive studio engineering work, Callum’s experience with live engineering has allowed him to work with a diverse range of artists both around Australia and overseas, including the USA and Asia. Some of the artists he has toured with include: Big Scary, Vance Joy, Courtney Barnett, Saskwatch, British India, The Cat Empire, Dan Auerbach, Dorsal Fins, & Fraser A Gorman to name a few….
Exposure to such a vast range of musicians and musical styles over the years both in the studio and live setting has allowed Callum to hone his ear and production techniques to consistently produce an impressive, unique and identifiable sound. In addition to this, Callum’s professionalism, strong work ethic and ability to deliver a polished and considered sound for artists time and time again, is testament to why this engineer’s diary has limited free space throughout the year.
Callum has an Advanced Diploma in Music Industry (Technical Production) from RMIT, graduating in 2005.
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For further information please contact Callum:

Callum John Barter
Ph: +61 417 532 040
Email: callum AT solidsound DOT com DOT au