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Dave Phillips | Elance
Last Sign-in: Sep 28, 2013

Dave Phillips

Certified Pro Tools Operator / Multi Instrumental
   United Kingdom
  |   Southampton, Hants


Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I have been a Musician for over 15 years, playing live for as long as a guitarist, bassist, drummer, keyboardist and vocalist.
I have been a recording engineer for 10 years since graduating from The School of Sound Recording in Manchester as an Audio Engineer. I work exclusively with Pro Tools and I Certified as an Operator and as an Avid Instructor.
I am also a composer and song writer and I have worked with a number of musicians in the UK, helping developing their music and lyrics.
I am currently studying for a Degree in Music...

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Please note, I update my Certification at each release. Avid do not issue Certificates...

Skills (5)

Advanced Audio Editing
Advanced Music Theory
Beat Detective and Elastic Audio
Mixing for video

Service Description

I specialise in recording, editing and mixing the highest quality audio. Highly knowledgeable and highly skilled in the use of Pro Tools and as a Certified Operator, I update my certification at each significant release to stay at the forefront of the technology.
My Pro Tools Suite's facilities allow 32-bit Float / 192kHz recording with no limits access to live room. I play all instruments to a professional standard - I also have session musicians on file.
The assets include a wide range of Microphones from Shure, AKG, Audix, SE Electronics, Sontronics, Audio Technika and Rode.
Over $20,000 worth industry standard dynamic controllers, EQs, effects and software instruments including Synths and Drum Samplers.

I put an emphasis on Client Satisfaction. I am open to negotiation based on the available budget and regularly go over and above the mandate to satisfy.

Previous clients include Daylight Music Publishing (acoustic / vocal), Mallard Productions (Voice Over), Lace (Hip Hop), Romsey Male Voice Choir (Ensemble Vocal / Piano ), Lisa Margetts (Piano/Vocal), Mr. Knight (Full band), Lee Desty (Full Band), Graham Vincent (Full band).

I can take in work from anywhere in the world, providing electronic transfer of audio files via Dropbox. I can work with all Audio Files. Clients can send Cubase, Logic or Pro Tools formats, although I will extract audio from other DAWs to work in Pro Tools.

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Romsey Male Voice Choir
Recording Engineer
2012 - Present
The recording of their second album will be a Studio based affair. RMVC will be recording over 3 dates in May, September and October at Thornden Hall in Hampshire. The recording will feature the...
Daylight Music Publishing
Recording Engineer
2012 - Present
Ongoing. Source audio recording of local artists to submit for mixing and mastering.
Certified Instructor for Pro Tools 10
2012 - Present
Training new engineers in the use of Pro Tools for The Academy of Music and Sound.
Mallard Productions
Recording Engineer
2011 - Present
Bi yearly Voice Over capture of Southampton based Sailing Journalist Bob Fisher for the London based Media company. Work has been used at Annual Sailing Award ceremonies.
Lee Desty
Recording Engineer, Composer, Arranger, Musician
2011 - Present
Recording Lee's music on a weekly for basis in preparation for producing a number of albums. This contract requires the weekly auditioning of Lee's ideas, following by composition, lyrical...
Academy of Music and Sound
Audio Engineering Lecturer
2008 - Present
I lecture Audio Engineering and Music technology to BTEC and Degree students at the Academy of Music and Sound.
Wave 105 Radio Station
Composer / Recording Engineer
2008 - Present
Providing radio ads for the Hampshire based radio station. Work so far includes ad music for bathroom tile company A+C Dunkley and promotional music for Portsmouth's Spinnaker Tower.
Recording Engineer
2009 - 2009
Re-recording a hip hop single by Southampton based MC Lace. Included the cloning of a backing track his friend had made using MIDI and Beat Detective to extract groove template. The use of...
The Bay Radio
Composer, Recording
2009 - 2009
I recorded ad music and Voice over for Clive's Music Schools in Bournemouth for their local radio ad campaign.
Romsey Male Voice Choir
Recording Engineer
2007 - 2007
Recording their first live album during a concert at Romsey Abbey in Hampshire. The final CD went on to sell 600 copes and raise money for Help for Heroes. The recording features acoustic piano...
Graham Vincent
Recording Engineer
2005 - 2007
Recording an album on a weekly basis for Bournemouth based musician and writer.


Wolverhampton University
BA (Hons) Degree in Music Performance Industries
- 2012
Avid Certified Instructor Status
2012 - 2012
Southampton Solent University
Pro Tools 210M
2011 - 2011
School of Sound Recording
Audio Engineering Techniques and technology L5
2003 - 2005
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Pro Tools
Audio Editing
Audio Engineer
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  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
April 2012
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