Record Production + Sound Engineering

James began recording music in high school.  After a few years working as the in-house music and post production engineer at a cutting edge computer graphics and animation facility in Ohio, James moved to Chicago.  Since then, he has worked in many of the city's top studios, including Chicago Recording Company (CRC), Studio Chicago, Chicago Trax, Streeterville, Metropolis, Wall to Wall, and others.

James has contributed to recordings for...  Ex-Senators, Flat Cats, Ayanami, Minus One Quintet, Mumble the Peg, Haki, John Mead and the Coyotes, Stereospeak, Mike Pinto, Ballroom Boxer, Brown Bag, Sam Sinclair Trio, Luke Malewicz, Mancow Muller, All Terrain Productions, Blackout, Sugarpusher, Animal, Matt Kerr, Tisa and the Glowworms, Barehand Jug Band, Amanda Sena, Nicole Kestler, Cole deGenova, Paul Taneja, Julia Storke, Manni Bances, Dee Alexander, Vanessa Vincent, Andreas Kapsalis, Fluid Minds, Blah Blah Blah, Deuce, Belmondos, Raul Duke, I Am The Lorax, Mikey Peterson and the Trust, Caroline Davis, Sam Robinson, Cathy Norden, Tony DoRosario, Mike Farmilant,  Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, Digital Idiots, The Defenders, Same Planet Different World, Faith No More, Maintenance of Order, Absolute Zero, Society Mine, Commonwealth Edison, Recliner, Icos, Vent, Clip, Creepers, Native Altar, Terminal White, Lucid, Withdrawl, Heager's Bend, JustUs, 7th Heaven, Vinyl Goods, Career Criminals, Mourning Reign, Boot Kamp, Davila Brothers, JD Walker, Monster Voodoo Machine, Chris Connelly, Revolting Cocks, Material Issue, Skrew, Loud Lucy, Lupins, They Came in Droves, The Drovers, Chemlab, Ministry, Armageddon Dildos, Villain, Lazy Poker Blues Band,  Q-101 radio, Hip Deep Trilogy, Pigface, Chicago Industrial League, Club Dead (video game)... and more!

James is currently accepting engineering and production work in all styles of music on a freelance basis.
Online portfolio / demo reel coming soon