Stephen Sedgwick (mix engineer)

Stephen Sedgwick is a British mix engineer best known for his work with Damon Albarn and Gorillaz. He is based at Studio 13 in West London.


Stephen began his career in 2002 at London's Pierce Rooms. It was at Pierce Rooms in 2004, while working on the second Gorillaz studio album Demon Days, where Stephen first met Damon Albarn.[1] In 2006, Damon invited Stephen to work at the first incarnation of Studio 13 and in 2010 Stephen was appointed Head Engineer at the current location near Ladbroke Grove.[2]

Stephen has recorded and mixed each of Damon's albums and music projects since 2004.[3][4] Stephen has received multiple grammy nominations [5][6] and has worked with artists including Amy Winehouse, Benjamin Clementine, Blur, Bobby Womack, Chaka Khan, De La Soul, Erykah Badu, Lana Del Rey, Lou Reed, Major Lazer, Massive Attack, Mura Masa, Rex Orange County, Snoop Dogg, The Clash, Tony Allen.[7]

Selected creditsEdit

Music Projects
Artist Project Title Credit Format Year
Gorillaz Demon Days Mixing Album 2005
Gorillaz Plastic Beach Programming, recording Album 2010
Gorillaz The Fall Mixing, recording, producer Album 2010
Martina Topley-Bird Some Place Simple Mixing, Recording Album 2010
Rocket Juice & the Moon Rocket Juice & the Moon Recording, engineer Album 2011
DRC Music Kinshasa One Two Engineer, Mixing Album 2011
Bobby Womack The Bravest Man in the Universe Mixing, Recording Album 2012
The Child of Lov The Child of Lov Mixing Album 2013
Damon Albarn Everyday Robots Mixing, Recording Album 2014
Songhoy Blues Music in Exile Mixing Album 2015
Blur The Magic Whip Mixing, Recording Album 2015
ALA.NI You and I Mixing Album 2015
Gorillaz Humanz Mixing, engineer Album 2017
Benjamin Clementine I Tell a Fly Mixing, Recording Album 2017
Rex Orange County Best Friend Mixing Single 2017
Gorillaz The Now Now Mixing, recording, engineer Album 2018
Rat Boy Scum Mixing Album 2017
Fatoumata Diawara Fenfo (Something to Say) Mixing Album 2018
The Good, The Bad & The Queen Merrie Land Mixing, Recording Album 2018
Africa Express Egoli (Africa Express album) Mixing Album 2019
The Shapeshifters Finally Ready Feat. Billy Porter Mixing Single 2020
Sad Night Dynamite Sad Night Dynamite Mixing Album 2021
Afel Bocoum Lindé Mixing Album 2020
Gorillaz Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez Mixing, engineer Album 2020
Gorillaz Meanwhile EP Mixing EP 2021
Damon Albarn The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows Mixing Album 2021
Title Director Year
Monkey: Journey To The West Chen Shi-Zheng 2008
Dr Dee Rufus Norris 2012
Broken Rufus Norris 2012
Lucy Luc Besson 2014
Paddington Paul King 2014 Rufus Norris 2016
Jawbone Thomas Q. Napper 2017
Paddington 2 Paul King 2017


  1. ^ Polymath, A. "13 Reborn: Damon Albarn's Studio (Part 1)". The Polymath Perspective. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  2. ^ Steve Sedgwick discusses recording and mixing Afrodrops, retrieved 3 December 2019
  3. ^ "Gorillaz releasing 'The Fall' album on vinyl and CD in April". NME Music News, Reviews, Videos, Galleries, Tickets and Blogs | NME.COM. 9 March 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  4. ^ Tingen, von Paul (29 December 2015). "Stephen Sedgwick & Stephen Street produzieren Blur". SOUND & RECORDING (in German). Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  5. ^ "61st Annual GRAMMY Awards | 2018 |". 7 December 2018. Archived from the original on 7 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  6. ^ "60th Annual GRAMMY Awards | 2017 |". 28 November 2017. Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Stephen Sedgwick | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 December 2019.