KEN ANDREWS

PRODUCER | MIXER | SONGWRITER

Ken Andrews is a producer, mixer and artist known for his work with Paramore, Stone Temple Pilots, Beck, Blink-182, Pete Yorn, Jimmy Eat World, Nine Inch Nails, and The Naked and Famous. He is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and guitarist for the alternative rock band Failure.

Biography

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 6 albums with the band, most recently 2018’s In The Future Your Body Will Be The Furthest Thing From Your Mind, 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.

 

Andrews is  currently based in Los Angeles and works from his private facility Red Swan Studios.  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).

Selected Discography

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CREDITS

ARTIST

The Stone Temple Pilots

ALBUM

Meadow (Rhino/Warner)

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M

ARTIST

Underoath

ALBUM

Erase Me (Fearless)

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M

ARTIST

Jimmy Eat World

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Integrity Blues (RCA)

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M

ARTIST

Paramore

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Paramore (Fueled By Ramen)

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M

ARTIST

The Naked and Famous

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Simple Forms (Universal)

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M

ARTIST

Meg Meyers

ALBUM

Sorry (Atlantic)

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M

ARTIST

Failure

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The Heart Is A Monster (Failure)

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P, E, M, W

ARTIST

The Slip Live (Null Corporation)

ALBUM

Nine Inch Nails

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M

ARTIST

M83

ALBUM

You And The Night (Naive)

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P, E, M

ARTIST

Tenacious D

ALBUM

The Pick of Destiny (Sony)

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M

ARTIST

Pete Yorn

ALBUM

Day I Forget (Columbia)

CREDITS

P, E, M

ARTIST

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

ALBUM

Take Them On, On Your Own (Virgin)

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M

*Credit Key: P – Producer, E – Engineer, M – Mixer, W – Writer

Featured Audio

1. Meg Meyers "Desire" (Atlantic) - M

4:44

2. The Naked and Famous "Higher" (Universal) - M

3:50

3. Gone Is Gone "Gift" (Rise) - M

4:10

4. Failure "Hot Traveler" (Failure) - P, E, M, W

4:52

5. Jimmy Eat World "Sure and Certain" (RCA) - M

3:36

6. My Jerusalem "Done and Dusted" (Razor & Tie) - M

4:06

7. Paramore "Ain't It Fun" (Fueled By Ramen) - M

4:57

8. Pete Yorn "For Nancy" (Columbia) - P, E, M

3:28

9. Tenacious D "The Metal" (Sony) - M

2:46

10. Nine Inch Nails "1,000,000" Live in Rehearsal (The Null Corporation) -M

4:12

11. Underoath "Rapture" (Fearless) - M

3:35

12. Stone Temple Pilots "Meadow" (Rhino/Warner) - M

3:29

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