Tim Young

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Mastering Engineer

Tim Young ‘s career as an Audio Mastering Engineer blossomed at the start of the 1980s.

After delivering multi-platinum albums for The Clash, Sade, The Smiths, Elton John, The Pretenders and many others, Tim joined Metropolis Mastering with Ian Cooper and Tony Cousins in 1993.

Tim had already had seventeen successful years at CBS Studios, which eventually became The Hit Factory. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity enabled the three engineers to finally fulfil their dream working environment, featuring state of the art monitoring married to a transparent and musical signal path plus large, comfortable mastering rooms featuring natural daylight.

In 2008, Tim became the first non-US mastering engineer to win a Grammy Award (for his 5.1 Surround Sound mastering on The Beatles’ ‘Love’ album). In 2011, he also won the Music Producers Guild mastering engineer of the year award. Now with over twenty years of experience in mastering at Metropolis, Tim is in constant demand from all levels of recording artists. His reputation as a classic ‘all rounder’ who enjoys working on all styles of music, means he is adept at bringing his creativity to any genre.

His more recent credits include Elbow, The Killers, Take That, Manic Street Preachers, and 5.1 mastering for Queen. For more details, see the list below.

  • Wild Wood
    Paul Weller
  • Never Mind The Bollocks (35th Anniversary Edition)
    The Sex Pistols
    Virgin
  • The Take Off and Landing of Everything
    Elbow
    Fiction Records
  • 2nd Album
    Tindersticks
    This Way Up
  • Courting The Squall
    Guy Garvey
    Polydor
  • Natural History (Remastered)
    I Am Kloot
  • Mezzanine
    Massive Attack
    Virgin
  • This Charming Life
    Joan Armatrading
    Hypertension
  • Heliogoland
    Massive Attack
    EMI
  • The Libertines
    The Libertines
    Rough Trade
  • Reality
    Harriet Roberts
    Harriet Roberts
  • Mind Trap
    Martin Creed
    Telephone Records
  • Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
    Mute Records
  • Racoon
    Racoon
    Roadrunner Records
  • The Race For Space
    Public Service Broadcasting
    Test Card Recordings
  • Al Leila (Autumn 2013)
    Amr Diab
    Rotana Records
  • Loveless
    My Bloody Valentine
    Sony CMG
  • Live At Donington
    Iron Maiden
    EMI
  • Live At Wembley Stadium
    Queen
    EMI
  • 100th Window
    Massive Attack
    Virgin
  • Valhalla Dancehall
    British Sea Power
    Rough Trade
  • Sky At Night
    I Am Kloot
    Shepherd Moon
  • Dr Dee
    Damon Albarn
  • Meat Is Murder
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • Golden Age Of Song
    Jools Holland
    Rhino
  • American Life
    Madonna
    Maverick, Warner Bros.
  • A Curious Thing
    Amy McDonald
    Mercury
  • Grinderman
    Mute/EMI
  • Sound System (Remastered Boxset)
    The Clash
    Columbia
  • London Calling
  • Born Rocker Tour
    Johnny Hallyday
    Warner Brothers
  • Dulce Calor
    Altocamet
    Casa del Puente Discos
  • Leaders of the Free World
    Elbow
    V2 Records
  • Get To Heaven
    Everything Everything
    Sony Music
  • Stanley Road
    Paul Weller
    Go! Discs
  • Day And Age
    The Killers
    Extra Tracks
  • Push The Sky Away
    Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
  • The Queen Is Dead
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • Flamingo
    Brandon Flowers
    Mercury Records
  • Build A Rocket Boys!
    Elbow
    Fiction/Polydor
  • The Holy Bible 20 (Deluxe)
    Manic Street Preachers
    Sony
  • Emergency On Planet Earth
    Jamiroquai
  • O'Filles de L'eau
    Nolwenn Leroy
    Mercury France
  • Bretonne
    Nolwenn Leroy
    Mercury France
  • Meds
    Placebo
    Virgin Records
  • Strangeways, Here We Come
    The Smiths
    Rough Trade
  • Noon Moon
    Tomoyo Harada
    Schon Hrada Inc.
  • Night Work
    Scissor Sisters
    Polydor
  • Progress
    Take That
    Polydor
  • Love
    The Beatles
    EMI
  • In This Light and On This Evening
    Editors
    Kitchenware Records
  • Live At The Rainbow '74
    Queen
    Universal
  • Tindersticks
    Tindersticks
    This Way Up
  • The Jarvis Cocker Record
    Jarvis Cocker
    Rough Trade
  • Wayfarer
    Nell Bryden
    Nell Bryden Ltd
  • The Old Magic
    Nick Lowe
    Proper Records
  • Live At The Union Chapel London
    Billy Bragg
    Cooking Vinyl
  • Futurology
    Manic Street Preachers
    Sony
  • The Less You Know, The Better
    DJ Shadow
    Island
  • Seldom Seen Kid
    Elbow
    V2 Records

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