Nick Launay

Nick Launay

Nicholas Launay (born 5 March 1960 in Hammersmith, London) is an English record producer and recording engineer. He is currently one of the most sought after producers in the world due to his current success with recent albums by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. He is among the most successful producers of the post-punk era, helming records from pivotal acts including: Public Image Ltd, Gang of Four, Killing Joke, The Birthday Party, and The Slits. Launay is known primarily for his passionate approach to recording with emphasis on raw sounds and capturing mood. Other artists he has worked with include: Kate Bush, Talking Heads, David Byrne, INXS, Midnight Oil, Grinderman, Lou Reed, The Cribs, Supergrass, The Living End, and Silverchair. He currently lives in Hollywood, USA and travels to London frequently. His latest work includes producing Yeah Yeah Yeahs' It's Blitz!, mixing Arcade Fire's The Suburbs, and producing and recording Grinderman 2. Launay is father of two Australian children Lee Launay & Lana Launay.

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