DANA NIELSEN

Grammy-Nominated Producer, Mixer, Engineer, and Multi-Instrumentalist


No dream too big, no project too small..

I work with all kinds of artists

from garage bands to Grammy winners, indies to icons. If you're making great music, I want in. Get in touch today and tell me about your project!

Roxi Jet

Bad For Me
Producer, Mixing, Engineer, Mastering, Composer, Lyricist
2021 | Neon Tusk

Post Malone

Twelve Carat Toothache
Musician, Choir arranger, Singer
2022 | Mercury Records

Bob Dylan

Tempest
Recording, Mixing
2012 | Columbia

Kanye West

Yeezus
Engineer
2013 | Def Jam • Roc-A-Fella

Rihanna

Loud
Engineer
2010 | Def Jam

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Colorado
Engineer
2019 | Reprise

Adele

21
Editing
2011 | XL • Columbia

The Avett Brothers

True Sadness
Engineer, Mixer, Musician
2016 | American • Republic

Damien Rice

My Favorite Faded Fantasy
Mixing
2014 | Damien Rice Music • Vector Recordings • Warner Bros

Justin Timberlake

FutureSex/LoveSounds
Engineer
2006 | Jive • Zomba

Carlos Santana

Africa Speaks
Mixing, Recording
2019 | Concord • Suretone

Neil Diamond

Home Before Dark
Mixing, Additional Recording, Editing
2008 | American • Columbia

Jakob Dylan

Seeing Things
Engineer
2008 | Columbia

Slayer

World Painted Blood
Engineer
2009 | American Recordings • Sony Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Stadium Arcadium
Engineer
2006 | Warner Bros

Linkin Park

Minutes to Midnight
Engineer
2007 | Warner Bros • Machine Shop

Jake Bugg

Shangri La
Engineer
2013 | Mercury • Island

The Smashing Pumpkins

Shiny and Oh So Bright
Mixing, Engineer
2018 | Napalm

Shelley FKA DRAM

Check Ya Fabrics
Mixer, Engineer
2017

System of a Down

Hypnotize
Editing
2005 | Columbia

Black Sabbath

13
Engineer
2013 | Vertigo

Weezer

Red
Engineer
2008 | DGC • Interscope

Music from the motion picture

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Producer, Mixer, Engineer
2013 | Paramount Pictures

Gossip

Music for Men
Saxophone Performance, Engineer, Editing,
2009 | Columbia

Noah Gundersen

Ledges
Mixer
2014 | Independent

Metallica

Death Magnetic
Editing
2008 | Warner Bros

Jennifer Nettles

That Girl
Engineer, Editing
2013 | Mercury Nashville

Roxi Jet

Bad For Me
Producer, Mixing, Engineer, Mastering, Composer, Lyricist
2021 | Neon Tusk

Post Malone

Twelve Carat Toothache
Musician, Choir arranger, Singer
2022 | Mercury Records

Bob Dylan

Tempest
Recording, Mixing
2012 | Columbia

Kanye West

Yeezus
Engineer
2013 | Def Jam • Roc-A-Fella

Rihanna

Loud
Engineer
2010 | Def Jam

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Colorado
Engineer
2019 | Reprise

Adele

21
Editing
2011 | XL • Columbia

The Avett Brothers

True Sadness
Engineer, Mixer, Musician
2016 | American • Republic

Damien Rice

My Favorite Faded Fantasy
Mixing
2014 | Damien Rice Music • Vector Recordings • Warner Bros

Justin Timberlake

FutureSex/LoveSounds
Engineer
2006 | Jive • Zomba

Carlos Santana

Africa Speaks
Mixing, Recording
2019 | Concord • Suretone

Neil Diamond

Home Before Dark
Mixing, Additional Recording, Editing
2008 | American • Columbia

Jakob Dylan

Seeing Things
Engineer
2008 | Columbia

Slayer

World Painted Blood
Engineer
2009 | American Recordings • Sony Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Stadium Arcadium
Engineer
2006 | Warner Bros

Linkin Park

Minutes to Midnight
Engineer
2007 | Warner Bros • Machine Shop

Jake Bugg

Shangri La
Engineer
2013 | Mercury • Island

The Smashing Pumpkins

Shiny and Oh So Bright
Mixing, Engineer
2018 | Napalm

Shelley FKA DRAM

Check Ya Fabrics
Mixer, Engineer
2017

System of a Down

Hypnotize
Editing
2005 | Columbia

Black Sabbath

13
Engineer
2013 | Vertigo

Weezer

Red
Engineer
2008 | DGC • Interscope

Music from the motion picture

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Producer, Mixer, Engineer
2013 | Paramount Pictures

Gossip

Music for Men
Saxophone Performance, Engineer, Editing,
2009 | Columbia

Noah Gundersen

Ledges
Mixer
2014 | Independent

Metallica

Death Magnetic
Editing
2008 | Warner Bros

Roxi Jet

Bad For Me
Producer, Mixing, Engineer, Mastering, Composer, Lyricist
2021 | Neon Tusk

Post Malone

Twelve Carat Toothache
Musician, Choir arranger, Singer
2022 | Mercury Records

Bob Dylan

Tempest
Recording, Mixing
2012 | Columbia

Kanye West

Yeezus
Engineer
2013 | Def Jam • Roc-A-Fella

Rihanna

Loud
Engineer
2010 | Def Jam

Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Colorado
Engineer
2019 | Reprise

Adele

21
Editing
2011 | XL • Columbia

The Avett Brothers

True Sadness
Engineer, Mixer, Musician
2016 | American • Republic

Damien Rice

My Favorite Faded Fantasy
Mixing
2014 | Damien Rice Music • Vector Recordings • Warner Bros

Justin Timberlake

FutureSex/LoveSounds
Engineer
2006 | Jive • Zomba

Carlos Santana

Africa Speaks
Mixing, Recording
2019 | Concord • Suretone

Neil Diamond

Home Before Dark
Mixing, Additional Recording, Editing
2008 | American • Columbia

Jakob Dylan

Seeing Things
Engineer
2008 | Columbia

Slayer

World Painted Blood
Engineer
2009 | American Recordings • Sony Music

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Stadium Arcadium
Engineer
2006 | Warner Bros

Linkin Park

Minutes to Midnight
Engineer
2007 | Warner Bros • Machine Shop

Jake Bugg

Shangri La
Engineer
2013 | Mercury • Island

The Smashing Pumpkins

Shiny and Oh So Bright
Mixing, Engineer
2018 | Napalm

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The highest honor is to be hired again. And again. Here are just a few of my repeat clients:

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Book A Call

$75/30 min

Book a 1-on-1 voice or video call and ask me anything. Career advice, technical consulting, troubleshooting, smoked pork shoulder secrets, the choice is yours!

Song Analysis

$149/song

I'll write you a comprehensive, detailed 1-page pdf document full of fresh ideas, tangible suggestions, and expert advice to get you and your team back on a path toward creative nirvana. 'Cause sometimes that's all you need! I'm happy to offer artists, managers and labels of all sizes a written piece of my mind (*ears) for an easy flat rate.

Album Analysis

$599/album

Lost in the sauce? Losing perspective? Not sure which song is "the single"? We've all been there. Allow me to be your extra set of professional ears by writing you 2 pages of clear, objective, actionable items based on my decades of experience in the studio! The Album Overview bundle is an excellent value for projects with 4 or more songs. While not as detailed as my individual Song Analysis product, this package-deal packs plenty of punch with itemized per-song power-moves in an easy to read pdf. Perfect, right?

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