Ken Andrews is a record producer, engineer, mixer and songwriter known for his work with artists including M83, Paramore, Beck, Blink-182, Pete Yorn, Jimmy Eat World, Nine Inch Nails, and Black Rebel Motorcycle club, to name a few. Andrews is also well known for his work as the co-founder, lead vocalist, and guitarist of the alternative rock band Failure. Andrews is based in Los Angeles and works from his private facility Red Swan Studios.
Originally from Seattle, Andrews attended film school in Los Angeles before his band Failure received a record deal from Slash records in the early 90’s. Andrews went on to release 5 albums with the band, most recently 2015’s The Heart is a Monster, as well as several solo albums under the moniker ON and with the band Year Of The Rabbit.
In the late 90's and early 2000's, Andrews established a parallel career as a record producer and mixer, working on albums including Jimmy Eat World’s Integrity Blues (RCA), Paramore’s Paramore (Fueled By Ramen), Nine Inch Nails’ The Slip Live (The Null Corporation), The Naked and Famous’ Simple Forms (Universal), and Pete Yorn’s Day I Forgot (Columbia). His skills were also utilized in various film scores and soundtracks, including music for the motion pictures Oblivion, Nacho Libre, Twilight Saga: New Moon, Tenacious D's The Pick of Destiny, and Chris Cornell's "You Know My Name" theme song for James Bond: Casino Royale.
In 2017 Andrews mixed Gone Is Gone’s Echolocation (Rise), and Citizen’s As You Please (Run For Cover). He recently finished mixing the highly anticipated self-titled album for Stone Temple Pilots Meadow (Rhino/Warner), as well as Underoath's new album Erase Me (Fearless).
|Stone Temple Pilots||Stone Temple Pilots (Playpen)||M|
|Gone Is Gone||Echolocation (Rise)||M|
|My Jerusalem||A Little Death (Razor and Tie)||M|
|Jimmy Eat World||Integrity Blues (RCA)||M|
|Paramore||Paramore (Fueled By Ramen)||M|
|The Naked and Famous||Simple Forms (Universal)||M|
|Meg Myers||Sorry (Atlantic)||M|
|Failure||The Heart Is A Monster (Failure)||P, E, M, W|
|M83||You and the Night (Naive)||P, E, M|
|Anya Marina||Slow & Steady Seduction: Phase 2 (Chop Shop)||M|
|Nine Inch Nails||The Slip Live (The Null Corporation)||M|
|Tenacious D||The Pick of Destiny (Sony)||M|
|Pete Yorn||Day I Forgot (Columbia)||P, E, M|
|Black Rebel Motorcycle Club||Take Them On, On Your Own (Virgin)||M|