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.

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

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